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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Vocational Nurse with extensive experience in medication administration, EKG's, wound care, suture removals,G tube feedings, nasogastric tube insertions, sample collection, and infection control etc.. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Patient Charting
  • Medication Administration
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Wound Dressing
  • Specimen Collection
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Time Management
  • Quality Assessments
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Recordkeeping and Maintenance
  • Care Planning and Modifications
Experience
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 05/2017 to Current
MerakeyBradyville, TN,
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 10/2014 to 05/2017
MerakeyBridgeville, PA,
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to patients.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
Elderly Caregiver, 07/2014 to 11/2014
AccentcareHaverhill, MA,
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene.
  • Provided ongoing compassionate patient care for each client.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Vocational Nursing, Expected in 11/2013 to Carrington College - San Jose, CA,
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Liberal Studies , Expected in 05/2006 to Chabot College - Hayward, CA
GPA:
Languages
Spanish:
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated:

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School Attended

  • Carrington College
  • Chabot College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Elderly Caregiver

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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