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Jessica
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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. Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 33 years' experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Healthcare platforms
Education and Training
W.J Dean Tech Holyoke, MA, Expected in 06/1988 Diploma in Practical Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Meritas Health - LPN
Richmond, MO, 04/2020 - Current
  • 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.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • 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.
National Church Residences - LPN Charge Nurse
Waterford, MI, 04/2013 - 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.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 post acute 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.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • 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 biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
The Pediatric Connection - LPN, Private Duty
Converse, TX, 09/2009 - 04/2013
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Assisted patients with personal care to alleviate burden on family members.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • W.J Dean Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN, Private Duty

Degrees

  • Diploma in Practical Nursing

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