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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

TX 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. Charge nurse skilled at communicating, organizing and solving problems to improve level of care and raise quality rankings of health care facilities. Private Duty Nurse focused on compassion and meeting needs of patients in home health, hospice, residential and private duty settings. Demonstrated knowledge of care, current clinical practice and treatments and interventions specific to Pediatric and geriatric patients. Proudly possess current, unencumbered, active license to practice as LVN in TX with seventeen years of skilled nursing facility experience. Seasoned Licensed Practical Nurse with expertise in Geriatrics and pediatrics care. Work effectively within interdisciplinary teams to develop, implement and adjust interventions. Enthusiastic LVN eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Health care.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Patient Bathing
  • Bathing
  • Medical Records Management
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Written Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Cultural awareness
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Computer proficiency
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Responsible
  • Relationship-Building
  • Compassion
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Multitasking abilities
Work History
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 06/2020 to Current
DavitaStone Mountain, GA,
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN.
  • Helped pediatric patients with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Delivered oral medications to resolve patient symptoms.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Collaborated with RN on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
Private Duty Pediatric Nurse, 05/2017 to 01/2021
The Pediatric ConnectionAugusta, KS,
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with parents and children of all age groups.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnosis.
  • Provided educational support to patients and families to inform them of procedures.
  • Helped young patients feel comfortable with procedures and immunizations.
  • Trained family members in how to care for patients and manage individual conditions.
  • Asked parents pre-determined questions based on age of child.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to advocate for and strive to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
LPN Charge Nurse, 02/2013 to 06/2017
Allenbrooke Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcMemphis, TN,
  • Oversaw daily rounds to assess patient conditions and distribute medications to patients.
  • 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.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Conducted thirty patient assessments per week to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Supervised patient admissions and discharges from hospital to various settings, including home care, rehabilitative facility or self-care.
  • Documented medications administered and treatments and procedures performed on appropriate records to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient information.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN & NP.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Professionally interacted, updated and advocated care plans to patients and loved ones.
  • Triaged incoming phone calls from emergency rooms and inpatient units to determine needs and prioritize care.
  • Managed various medications and treatments, which included , IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and intramuscular injections and diabetic treatment.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
Education
No Degree: Prerequisites For Nursing,(A&P,Chem,Microbiology), Expected in
Southern University At Shreveport - Shreveport, LA
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: Communications: Broadcasting And Performance, Expected in
Grambling State University - Grambling, LA
GPA:
: Nursing Proficiency (LPN/LVN), Expected in 08/2003
Tyler Junior College - Tyler, TX,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Southern University At Shreveport
  • Grambling State University
  • Tyler Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Private Duty Pediatric Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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