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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 13 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in LTC settings. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Samples Collection
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Patient Triaging
  • Medication Administration
  • Specimen Collection
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Wound Dressing
  • Staff Supervision
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Needs Assessment
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Patient Observation
  • Patient Charting
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Counting Narcotics
  • Educating Families
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Assisting Physicians
Experience
05/2016 to Current LPN Doylestown Hospital | Doylestown, PA,
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 25 patients per day.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
03/2016 to 05/2018 LPN Doylestown Hospital | Doylestown, PA,
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • 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.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
03/2011 to LPN Doylestown Hospital | Doylestown, PA,
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2024 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing CCAC, Pittsburgh PA, GPA:
Expected in 12/2009 to to | AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH, Arlington, VA, GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration UNIVERSITY OF ZAMBIA, Lusaka Zambia, GPA:
Expected in 12/1992 to to High School Diploma | KAMWALA. HIGH SCHOOL , Lusaka Zambia, GPA:

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School Attended

  • CCAC
  • AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH
  • UNIVERSITY OF ZAMBIA
  • KAMWALA. HIGH SCHOOL

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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