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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 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.

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 10 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in Long-Term and Clinic settings. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Resourceful, with 10 years of experience caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded individual skillful in providing emotional support to patients and families, performing various diagnostic tests and administering medication. In-depth knowledge of emergency care and nursing care techniques and methods.

Skills

  • Wound Management
  • Patient Management
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Patient Care
  • Diabetes management
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Immunization skills
  • Coordinating referrals
  • Triaging patient concerns
Experience
LPN, 12/2018 - Current
Bickford Senior Living Champaign, IL,
  • Completed initial and comprehensive ongoing patient and family assessments to determine healthcare needs.
  • Counseled patients and families to provide psychological, emotional and spiritual support.
  • Defined care goals based on nursing diagnoses and incorporated therapeutic, preventative and rehabilitative nursing actions.
  • Devised and modified individualized plans of care and communicated patient needs to supporting healthcare teams, including social workers and case managers.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, disease management, wound management and equipment management.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Triaged patients' issues based on stated symptoms, basic assessments and documented vitals.
  • Analyzed, collected and recorded patient health data.
  • Carried out comprehensive care focused on patient needs and meeting care goals.
  • Followed up on diagnostic tests to verify completion and obtain results for treatment planning.
  • Prepared charts for clinic patients, including gathering all hospital records and test results.
  • Ordered lab tests and interpreted test results and maintained patient records.
  • Maintained patient records and verified patient privacy and clinical compliance to minimize data breaches.
Quality Assurance Specialist, 06/2017 - 10/2018
Americorps Bellaire, TX,
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Routinely tested products to ensure temperature, specifications and ingredient levels conformed with best practices and quality standards.
  • Increased process improvement initiatives by troubleshooting problems for corrective action to boost functionality and workflow.
  • Consulted with management and personnel to educate on QA standards.
  • Inspected, removed and replaced malfunctioning equipment and tools while routinely cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment to minimize workflow disruptions.
  • Created, edited, and updated project manuals and technical documentation used by entire QA team.
  • Implemented internal auditing practices to create standards and statutory obligation compliance reports.
LPN, 08/2012 - 05/2017
Bickford Senior Living Crystal Lake, IL,
  • Verified that elderly patients felt welcomed in compassionate care setting by employing well-honed listening and communication skills.
  • Spoke with geriatric patients and caregivers, asking questions to determine illnesses, conditions and current medications.
  • Evaluated patients suffering from both chronic conditions like arthritis or acute conditions such as injuries related to falls.
  • Requested tests for patients to have taken at labs in effort to rule out specific medical conditions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Prepared patient rooms for visits by including cleaning, sanitizing equipment and stocking supplies.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2008
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Hatton Public School - HATTON,
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Associate of Applied Science: , Expected in 12/2011
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Northland Community And Technical College - East Grand Forks, MN,
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School Attended

  • Hatton Public School
  • Northland Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • LPN

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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