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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional CNA & LPN experience with 11 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in long term & rehabilitation setting. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and adClaire nursing philosophies. Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. 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 6+ years of experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements. Experienced LPN well-versed in performing triage, collecting intake information and caring for wounds. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills. Sound judgment, caring nature and superior work ethic. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Specialize in long term, short term & rehabilitation patient care. Cares for long term & patients that just need short term care and/or rehabilitation with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed with multistate licenses. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs. Top skills in communication, medication administration and wound care. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Patient Triaging
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Samples Collection
  • Medication Administration
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Needs Assessment
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Team Building
  • Physical Stamina
  • Wound Dressing
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Patient Charting
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Patient Observation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Specimen Collection
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Educating Families
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Multistate Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Caring for Wounds
  • Psychotropic Medication Knowledge
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Counting Narcotics
Experience
LPN, 02/2018 to 03/2022
Centura HealthNorthglenn, CO,
  • 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • 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.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • 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.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • 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.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • 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.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 34 patients per day.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological samples from patients and performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
CNA, 09/2012 to 02/2018
WesleylifeDe Witt, IA,
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Helped residents walk with or without self-help devices.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Supported non-ambulatory residents in range of motion exercises.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
Medical Records Clerk, 09/2010 to 09/2012
Corizon Health, Inc.Ionia, MI,
  • Produced informational papers like flyers, fact sheets and brochures.
  • Resolved customer complaints or answered customers' questions.
  • Coordinated with other supervisors, combining group efforts to achieve goals.
  • Consulted with managers to resolve problems relating to employee performance, office equipment and work schedules.
  • Organized patient charts, gathering medical histories, lab results and consents.
  • Retrieved medical charts for healthcare staff for filing in medical records.
  • Safeguarded patient records, managing data transfers in compliance with HIPAA standards and organizational regulations.
  • Scanned and validated medical records for upload.
  • Maintained complete confidentiality in accordance with organization and legal requirements.
  • Managed release of information requests and identified requestors as patient, relation or provider.
  • Pulled patient charts for upcoming appointments.
  • Supported administration staff with records requests to support patient care.
  • Scanned incoming documentation.
  • Kept department clean, organized and professional.
  • Processed and invoiced records requests from patients, providers and third parties.
  • Tracked and processed release of information requests.
  • Observed confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Obtained information by contacting appropriate personnel or patients.
  • Purged outdated files.
  • Consolidated diverse medical records.
  • Pulled patient records and transferred information to appropriate parties.
  • Released information to persons or agencies according to regulations.
  • Answered questions and fulfilled requests with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Entered patient insurance, demographic and health information into software and confirmed records.
  • Safeguarded medical records to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Set up patient charts and documented information in various company software.
  • Proofread documents carefully to check accuracy and completeness of all paperwork.
  • Processed patient admission and discharge documents.
  • Determined and implemented techniques to improve medical records retrieval process.
  • Verified record copies before handing each over to check for and remove unnecessary details.
  • Streamlined day-to-day office processes to meet long-term goals.
  • Ordered and restocked supplies in line with budget limits and office needs.
  • Compiled and coded patient data using standard classification systems.
  • Assigned patients to diagnosis-related groups using appropriate computer software.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with fellow staff and management.
  • Handled incoming calls and directed callers to appropriate department or employee.
Education and Training
Licensed Practical Nurse: Nursing, Expected in 05/2017 to NRCTC - Lewisburg, WV,
GPA:
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing , Expected in 05/2017 to NRCTC - Lewisburg, WV,
GPA:
  • Graduated with Associates of Applied Science Board of Governors Degree.

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School Attended

  • NRCTC
  • NRCTC

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • CNA
  • Medical Records Clerk

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate of Applied Science

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