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

Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 23+ years' experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments, multitude of wounds and wound vacs, Excellent with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements. Dedicated lpn committed to optimal patient care and support and assisting medical staff with critical needs. Skillful in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs,including tube feeding, Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable nature..

Skills
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Samples collection
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Wound care/Wound Vac
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Documenting incidents
  • Educating families
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Tracking symptoms
Experience
11/2019 to 08/2021
LPN Community Care Latham, NY,
  • Admissions and Discharges
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds, including Wound Vac
  • 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,Management of PICC Lines and Medication administration
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
05/2014 to 04/2018
LPN Community Care Schenectady, NY,
  • 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 tube management 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • 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. to include management of wound vacs
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to all patients.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
05/2013 to 01/2015
LPN Charge Nurse Bernice Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Bernice, LA,
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
09/2012 to 05/2013
LPN Community Care Delmar, NY,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/1994 to to
Associate of Science: General Education Requirements
Spokane Community College - Spokane, WA
GPA:
Expected in 05/1997 to to
Licensed Practical Nurse: Nursing Practice
Spokane Community College - Spokane, WA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Spokane Community College
  • Spokane Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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