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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Experienced LPN with exceptional leadership, administrative and problem-solving abilities. Well-organized and forward-thinking with a good understanding of nursing procedures, unparalleled clinical skills and a strong background with [Description] patients. Valid [State] license with [Name] and [Name] certifications. Dedicated and reliable with top-notch planning, relationship-building and conflict management skills developed over [Number]+ years in nursing. History includes charge nurse experience over [Number] personnel in a high-volume [Setting]. Bilingual fluency in [Language] and [Language]. Proven skills in leading nursing teams, solving operational issues and improving policies. Experienced with [Type] patient populations. Coordinates medication, charts and long-term care. Proficient in establishing schedules, delegating assignments and managing permanent records. Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor experienced leading unit staff and improving operations with team approach. Skilled at overseeing patient care, performing checks and documenting actions. Excels at staff scheduling in dynamic, changing environments. Detail-oriented Medical and Health Services Manager passionate about facilitating excellent patient care. Adept at designing and implementing policies and procedures. Motivated team builder and supervisor focused on driving team collaboration. Insightful [Job Title] with [Number] years of progressive experience managing busy healthcare facilities. Deliver positive patient experience through administration of top-quality care. Skilled in conflict resolution, records oversight and [Skill].

Skills
  • Team management understanding
  • Scheduling proficiency
  • Distributing medications
  • Assessing residents
  • Coordinating unit operations
  • Employee retention strategies
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Health information systems
  • Healthcare delivery
  • Patient relations
  • Patient safety
  • Staff supervision
  • Personnel management
  • Records maintenance
Experience
02/2020 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Unit Manager Chelsea Jewish Lifecare | Chelsea, MA,
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Assessed performance of individual nurses and developed improvement plans for struggling or deficient personnel.
  • Managed recruitment and hiring of more than [Number] new staff.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
  • Assisted with development, optimization and management of nursing standards and policies.
  • Set up staff schedules and assigned specific work based on department needs and individual strengths.
  • Collaborated with Quality Team to develop outcomes statistics.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw all patient care.
  • Led and motivated [Number] employees through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
  • Updated procedures necessary for compounding, mixing, packaging and labeling medications.
  • Created and implemented policies and procedures for effective pharmacy management.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Recruited well-qualified candidates to fill vacancies and offer residents unparalleled care.
  • Participated in [Timeframe] meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Coordinated delivery of exceptional patient care by evaluating workflows and facilitating positive [Type] changes.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than [Number] individuals.
  • Developed policies to align procedures with nursing home strategic initiatives and complied with statutory, regulatory, state and federal guidelines.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Checked the pharmacy area regularly to ensure that it was kept neat, clean and free of debris.
  • Ordered all supplies needed for pharmacy and kept tabs on inventory levels.
12/2015 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Tower Health | Temple, PA,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in [Number]-bed hospital.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with [Software].
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
06/2010 to 11/2015 Medication Aide Premier Senior Living Group | Baldwinsville, NY,
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Administered scheduled drugs, including [Type] and [Type] under direct supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify any complications.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Interacted with patients through activities such as [Type] to boost mood and improve overall memory.
  • Maintained medication stock and performed cleaning of patient rooms and equipment.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to [Job title] and documenting information in files.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions, including [Type] and [Type] and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Assisted patients with such tasks as [Task] and [Task] to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Administered [Type] medications and educated patients and families on correct at-home administration.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collected [Type] samples to complete [Type] tests for patient, checking for changes that indicated potentially dangerous conditions.
11/2006 to 10/2010 Certified Nursing Assistant Christian Care Communities | Bowling Green, KY,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2015 LPN | NURSING Norfolk Technical Center, Norfolk, VA, GPA:
Expected in | Medication Aide Training Solutions, , Norfolk, VA, GPA:
Expected in | Certified Nurse Aide American Red Cross, Philadelphia, PA, GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Promoted from [Job Title] to [Job Title], in less than 12-months
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Promoted to [Job Title] due to [Action] and [Action] that achieved [Result].
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa, 2011
  • Participating Member, Health occupation students of America (HOSA), 2013 to present.
Additional Information

I am a single parent of two beautiful girls, Adure- 12years old and Nneka-9years old. I am originally from Nigeria. My hobbies include: Swimming, travelling, watching medical shows on TV, Reading and caring for the sick and elderly.

Certifications
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2015
  • Registered Medication Aide, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2012
  • Phi Theta Kappa, 2011
  • Certified Nurse Assistant, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2005

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Norfolk Technical Center
  • Training Solutions,
  • American Red Cross
Job Titles Held:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Unit Manager
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medication Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
Degrees
  • LPN
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)