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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with over fourteen years of extensive experience in working effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Adheres diligently to patient privacy protocols and medical charting best practices. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills.

Skills
  • Patient Triaging
  • Patient Charting
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Starting IV's
  • Wound Dressing
  • Medication Administration
  • Specimen Collection
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Patient Observation
Education and Training
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC Expected in 08/2008 Diploma : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Charles D. Owen High School Black Mountain, NC, Expected in 06/2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Cascadia Healthcare - LPN
Marsing, ID, 08/2017 - Current
  • Interview patients to obtain medical history.
  • Collect and document vital signs.
  • Promote culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Collect biological specimens and package them for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Document patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Maintain strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Provide pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Collect biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Use sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Sterilize medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
Res-Care, Inc. - LPN, Private Duty
Colorado Springs, CO, 06/2014 - 02/2018
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Administered medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians.
  • Assisted with Activities of Daily Living.
Cascadia Healthcare - LPN
Missoula, MT, 11/2012 - 12/2016
  • Circulating nurse duties in the Endoscopy Center.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Recovering patients after their endoscopy/colonoscopy.
  • Preparing an endoscopy room with suitable instruments, equipment, and supplies.
  • Completing all documentation including patient notes and discharge documents.
  • Prepping charts.
  • Preparing equipment and supplies for the procedure.
  • Transporting patients from the procedure room to PACU.
  • Administer patient care during immediate post anesthesia period.
  • Post procedural recovery monitor and assessment of patients.
  • Providing education and discharge instructions to patients and caregivers.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Performed work assignments thoroughly in an accurate and prompt manner, including standards for verbal and written communications.
Cascadia Healthcare - LPN
Portland, OR, 11/2008 - 12/2012
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Worked with social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 15 patients per day.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
  • Charles D. Owen High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN, Private Duty
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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