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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Skilled Licensed Vocational Nurse implements nursing care, following physician orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques, standards and administrative policies. Superb technical knowledge and high-level communications skills standardizing nursing practice towards quality care optimization. Prioritizes clinical and operational tasks in fast-paced medical office settings. Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and families.

Skills
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Samples Collection
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Wound Dressing
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS
  • Specimen Collection
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Patient Observation
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Medication Administration
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • Infection Control
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Recordkeeping and Maintenance
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
Education and Training
US Navy Corps School Great Lakes, Ill, Expected in 06/1980 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Covid Clinic - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Downtown Sacramento, Ca, 05/1998 - Current
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
Covid Clinic - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Ellenton, FL, 01/1996 - 04/1998
  • 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.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care geriatric patients.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
Covid Clinic - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Eugene, OR, 06/1994 - 01/1996
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • 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.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • 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.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • US Navy Corps School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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