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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

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 visiting families.

Skills
  • Patient Triaging
  • Samples Collection
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Medication Administration
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Specimen Collection
  • Wound Dressing
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Patient Charting
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Patient Observation
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Educating Families
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Caring for Wounds
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Psychotropic Medication Knowledge
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Counting Narcotics
Experience
11/2018 to Current
LPN Wellpath Lee, GA,
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors, and case managers.
  • 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.
  • 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 treated patient lacerations, contusions, and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals when necessary.
  • 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.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to [Type] 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.
  • 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.
01/2014 to 03/2018
LPN Wellpath Lenox, MI,
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
01/2009 to 01/2014
LVN Floor Nurse Wellpath Ludowici, GA,
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • 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 patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors, and case managers.
01/2009 to 01/2013
LPN Kforce City, STATE,
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with 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.
  • 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.
Education and Training
Expected in 02/2008 to to
Lpn : Nursing
Maric College - San Diego, CA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Maric College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LVN Floor Nurse
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Lpn

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