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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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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.

Skills
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Epic Systems
  • Patient Charting
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Medication Administration
  • Specimen Collection
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Recordkeeping and Maintenance
  • Quality Assessments
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Administrative Functions
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
Education
Riverside City College Riverside, CA Expected in : - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Science
  • Dean's List
West Coast Ultrasound Institute Ontario, CA, Expected in : Vocational - GPA :
  • Completed professional development in nursing
Certifications
CUSTOMER RELATIONS (10+ years) EMR (5 years) GERIATRIC (4 years) Nursing (10+ years) Medication Administration (10+ years) Transcription (8 years) Vital Signs (10+ years) Venipuncture (5 years) Experience Administering Injections (10+ years) Laboratory Experience (10+ years) Triage (5 years) Patient Care (10+ years) Epic (5 years) Medical Office Experience (5 years) Nurse Management (5 years) Tube Feeding (5 years) Infection Control Training (5 years) Case Management (5 years) Anatomy Knowledge (10+ years) Critical Care Experience (5 years) Certifications and Licenses LVN Present BLS Certification
Work History
Davita - Licensed Vocational Nurse II
Lakewood, WA, 04/2018 - 06/2021
  • Provide nursing care to patients within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing; prepare patients for physicians, registered nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and care for patients during treatment; administer medications using subcutaneous, intramuscularly, intradermal, subdermal, and/or oral methods.
  • Take temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure of patients as necessary; apply and change dressings and cares for wounds; may collect specimens for laboratory analysis; assist physicians, registered nurses, and mid-level providers in performing examinations, tests, respiratory care, and other treatments including minor surgical procedures, PAP smears and colposcopies.
  • Perform venipuncture, injections of medications including biological immunizations for pediatrics and adults, including the provision of Tuberculin skin tests, Coccidioidin skin tests, and Histoplasmin skin tests in the course of a tuberculosis control program.
  • Perform documentation as required within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing, and established rules of charting; chart treatments and medications and maintain pertinent medical records; collect data from patients to ensure scheduling with appropriate services; maintain clinical records, reports, and charge tickets; review charts to determine type of treatment patients may require and assure proper clinic scheduling and continuity of care.
  • Counsel, advise and educate patients regarding proper health care methods; set clinic appointments per established policies and procedures; refer patients for specialty care to outside agencies utilizing knowledge of payor source to ensure appropriate referrals to outside agencies and programs.
  • Assist physicians, registered nurses, and mid-level providers in the administration of special treatments, examinations, and intravenous therapy; chart treatments and medications and maintain pertinent medical records according to established practice by the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist physicians, registered nurses, and mid-level providers in the administration of medical records; assist in data collection, preparation, and implementation of patient care plans; participate in patient education and rehabilitation programs and document data appropriately.
  • Observe patients' condition and behavior, and report significant changes to supervisor.
  • May act under supervision and direction of a physician, registered nurse or mid-level provider as a nursing leader over health services assistants, certified medical assistants, office assistants and other LVNs, as assigned.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Worked with a multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Responsible for working directly with the Plan, IPA medical groups, providers, hospitals, community agencies,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing,interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Responsible for working directly with Plan, IPA medical groups, providers, hospitals, community agencies, Members/caregivers, and other entities supporting Member care to ensure coordinated care and serve as a resource person for internal and external entities
Fort Sam Houston Independent School District - LVN Case Manager/Charge Nurse
San Antonio, TX, 04/2017 - 10/2017
  • Assisted Registered Nurse in creating treatment plans for patients.
  • Connected residents and families to appropriate resources.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services.
  • Displayed compassion and sensitivity to linguistic and cultural needs of residents and families served.
  • Examined residents and dispensed medication and other treatments as needed.
  • Assisted with the development of resident's treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and resident histories.
  • Developed liaisons and networks with adult protective services, community agencies, psychiatric facilities and other after care agencies.
  • Planned residents transition after being discharged.
  • Provided assessments and made recommendations to the court.
  • Developed and maintained cooperative lasting working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in healthcare.
  • Liaised between residents, and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Provided on-call care at all times day or night.
  • Interviewed residents to obtain medical information, weight and height and vital signs.
  • Responsible for case management, and medication management.
  • Completed discharge planning rehabilitation orders and referrals as well as establishing follow up care as needed.
  • Prepared patients for examination.
  • Reviewed Charts in order to determine types of treatments best suitable for patients. Administer pulse oximetry, humidification therapy, spirometer, oxygen therapy via mask or nasal cannula, oral nasal and trach suctioning and sputum induction.
  • Bladder irrigations, urinary catheterization, suctioning procedures and enemas.
  • One-on-one LVN.
  • Analyzed patient responses to medications, therapies and variances in plans of care.
  • Utilized professional network to increase referrals
  • Educated patients and caregivers on healthcare protocols and processes.
  • Developed and modified patient care plans and assisted interdisciplinary team in identifying client needs and goals to determine priorities of care.
  • Increased referral rates by providing excellent service and building meaningful relationships with patients and caregivers.
  • Managed support services and fostered communication among social workers, therapists, hospital staff and patients.
  • Conducted preoperative risk assessments, ongoing assessments and evaluations to prepare patients for surgery and manage healing process.
  • Collaborated with healthcare leaders and physicians to support and offer resources in performance of duties to maintain high-quality and efficient patient care.
  • Observed, monitored and reported changes in patient condition to supervising RN or physician in accordance with policies and procedures of medical facility.
  • Performed telemetry monitoring of patients cardiac rhythms, properly recording all data.
  • Implemented aspects of patient care under physician orders and sought clarification when needed to promote safety, quality and cost-efficient care.
  • Gathered and recorded patient health information and data to assess, identify and manage characteristics that affect care outcome.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
Sunbelt Staffing-Arizona Middle School - Licensed Vocational Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 04/2017
  • With exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of providing nursing care to patients, utilizing observational skills to assess nursing interventions, assist medical staff members to better ensure maximum patient.
  • Documenting patient records via computer systems or written as needed., Administered insulin or assisted in administrating insulin to diabetic students, including assisting with carbohydrate counting.
  • Calculated proper insulin dosages, and ensured proper administration techniques.
  • Monitored blood glucose levels for diabetic students.
  • Performed appropriate administration of Diastat rectally.
  • Collaborated with teachers, parents, and physicians concerning side effects and adjustment recommendations.
  • Obtained physician's orders for medications needed and requested refills in a timely manner.
  • Maintained daily logs, and medical records.
  • Performed specialized health care procedures including but not limited to; toileting, catheterization, gastrostomy and nasogastric feedings, tracheostomy care, suctioning, ostomy care, diaper changing, and nebulizer treatments.
  • Administered glucagon, emergency care in ananaphylactic reaction, injected epipen.
  • Assisted in lifting and positioning disabled students.
  • 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.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care processes.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
US Department Of Veterans Affairs - Dispensing/Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 02/2015 - 11/2015
  • Administered prescribed medications as directed by physicians.
  • Provided guidance and supervision to certified nursing assistant staff.
  • Scheduled lab test for patients.
  • Documented all patients' history and vital signs.
  • Assisted with treatments and reported changes in patient's conditions.
  • Collected samples, specimens, and cultures as requested by providers.
  • Provided patient and or family education; supportive and empathetic towards patients.
  • Possessed interpersonal and effective communication skills.
  • Provided comfort measures and palliative care.
  • Managed symptoms of end-stage disease processes.
  • Enhancedcollaborative relationship between nursing staff, patients, and families to optimize all parties involved abilities to make informative decisions.
  • Conducted frequent rounds of checks.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of medications and treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures,safety protocols.
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • 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.
  • Documented information in patients' electronic medical records, relaying information to clinicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Identified unit areas of inadequacy and adjusted procedures to close gaps and improve policies.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention, and morale.
  • Investigated and resolved issues affecting hospital operations and patient care, including power or system outages, patient or family grievances, security issues and employee issues.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution, crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.

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School Attended

  • Riverside City College
  • West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse II
  • LVN Case Manager/Charge Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Dispensing/Charge Nurse

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  • Some College (No Degree)

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