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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 3 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in Nursing facility, and hospital settings. Skillfully complete tasks. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Educating families
  • Documenting incidents
  • Counting narcotics
  • Assisting physicians
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Caring for wounds
  • Training & Development
  • Friendly, positive attitude
Experience
01/2020 to Current LPN Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society | Howard, SD,
  • LPN ACNRP FLOAT: Tasked with covering colleagues that are in need of support staff in 16 various clinics.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 30 patients per day.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
01/2019 to 11/2019 LPN Charge Nurse Arbor Company | Mountainside, NJ,
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • 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.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
06/2018 to 12/2018 LPN Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society | Idaho Falls, ID,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 16 bed section.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
09/2016 to 05/2018 CNA/LPN Magnum Health And Rehab | City, STATE,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
Education and Training
Expected in Associate of Science | Nursing Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI GPA:
Expected in 09/2017 Associate of Science | LPN Professional Skills Institute, Maumee, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • Schoolcraft College
  • Professional Skills Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN
  • CNA/LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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