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Jessica
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Professional Summary

CA-Licensed Vocational Nurse with proven expertise in managing total nursing care and administering prescribed medications and treatments according to approved nursing techniques. Assists in delivery of patient care through nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Demonstrated competency directing and guiding patient teaching and activities to promote individual treatment programs. Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 5+ years of experience in the field. Knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements.

Skills
  • Patient Management
  • Pulse oximetry tracking
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control
  • Medical Records Management
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Maintaining nutrition
  • Case management
  • Documenting intake
  • Patient Assessments
  • Medical office administration
  • EMR / EHR
  • Outpatient care
  • Breathing treatments
  • Transcribing orders
  • Excellent work ethic
Education
Unitek College - Fremont Fremont, CA Expected in 07/2021 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Unitek College Fremont, CA, Expected in 01/2019 Associate of Science : Vocational Nursing - GPA :
Unitek College San Jose, CA, Expected in 2015 Certificate : Vocational Nursing - GPA :
Certifications

VN license: 289110 exp: 02/2023

ACLS Certification 2021

PALS Certification 2021

NIHSS Certification 2021

BLS Certification: 2021

Work History
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Defiance, OH, 09/2018 - Current
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring vital signs.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Documented patient behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising Charge Nurse or Physician.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Administered medications via intra- muscular injection and recorded on EMAR.
Merck Kgaa - Case Manager
Haverhill, MA, 11/2017 - 03/2019
  • Reduced care costs without sacrificing quality through effective service coordination and multidisciplinary collaboration.
  • Consulted with clinicians to devise and manage effective ongoing care plans for at-risk patients.
  • Updated patient charts using paper charting with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Helped patients receive appropriate, high-quality care with reasonable results.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in paper charting systems.
  • Took active role in patient and family planning process, detailing instructions and responding appropriately and effectively to questions and concerns.
  • Reported plans, findings and results to employers and insurance carriers.
  • Worked with different disciplines to provide cohesive care to patients.
  • Increased referral rates by providing excellent service and building meaningful relationships with patients and caregivers.
  • Identified care needs of individual patients and coordinated responses based on physician advice, insurance limitations and procedural costs.
Human Good - Charge Licensed Vocational Nurse
Bakersfield, CA, 12/2016 - 11/2017
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN charge nurse.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Professionally interacted, updated and advocated care plans to patients and loved ones.
Human Good - Charge Licensed Vocational Nurse
Los Altos, CA, 06/2015 - 12/2016
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN Charge Nurse.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Managed various medications and treatments, which included oral, subcutaneous intramuscular injections.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Defined patient advocacy objectives for patients and caregivers through collaboration with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • Professionally interacted, updated and advocated care plans to patients and loved ones.

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School Attended

  • Unitek College - Fremont
  • Unitek College
  • Unitek College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Case Manager
  • Charge Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Vocational Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate

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