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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. 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
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
  • Caring for wounds
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Georgia Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Counting narcotics
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Educating families
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Documenting incidents
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Assisting physicians
  • People skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Customer service
Education and Training
North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville, GA Expected in 05/2000 License Practical Nurse : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Rwj Barnabas - LPN
Long Branch, NJ, 11/2011 - 03/2020
  • 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 clients' 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.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to 15 patients.
  • 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.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
Rwj Barnabas - LPN
Newark, NJ, 05/2002 - 04/2011
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • 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 to 60 patients.
  • 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.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 148-bed LTC and Rehab Facility.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
Rwj Barnabas - LPN
Rahway, NJ, 09/2000 - 05/2002
  • 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 clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to 72 patients.
  • 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.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 72-bed LTC facility.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
Thomason Paramedical Agency - Paramedical Examiner
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 05/2000
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Prepared patients for examination by properly draping patients, obtaining vital signs, verifying referrals and taking detailed health history.
  • Screened prospective donors by conducting interviews, obtaining medical histories and measuring vital signs.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.

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School Attended

  • North Georgia Technical College

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  • LPN
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  • License Practical Nurse

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