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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Assisting physicians
  • NY/PA Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Caring for wounds
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
LPN, 06/2009 to Current
Fairview Health ServicesPrior Lake, MN,
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
LPN Charge Nurse, 08/2006 to 06/2009
Arbor CompanyNaples, FL,
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels as needed.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with RN case manager to evaluate intervention outcomes and make needed adjustments to care plans.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to ensure facility-wide health and safety.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
LPN Office Nurse, 05/2001 to 06/2006
Mclaren Health CareWaterville, OH,
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and equipment to protect staff and patients from infection risk.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 25+ active patients daily.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
LPN, 07/1999 to 05/2001
Fairview Health ServicesRiver Falls, WI,
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • 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.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
Education and Training
LPN Certification: Nursing, Expected in 06/1999
BOCES - Elmira, NY,
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR
  • EMT-B

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