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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Dedicated, companionate, patient-oriented Licensed Practical Nurse with 7 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in homecare settings. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Medication Administration
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Wound Dressing
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Team Building
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Epic Systems
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Needs Assessment
  • Patient Observation
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Patient Charting
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Physical Stamina
  • Counting Narcotics
  • MN Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Caring for Wounds
Education and Training
Rasmussen University , MN Expected in 06/2022 Associate Degree : Nursing - GPA :
  • [Semester, Year] - Honor Roll
Central Lakes College Brainerd, MN Expected in 06/2015 Licensed Practical Nurse : Nursing Practice - GPA :
St. Cloud Technical College , MN Expected in 12/2003 Certificate : Health Administration - GPA :

GPA: 3.76

  • [Semester, Year] - Dean's List
  • [Semester, Year] - Honor Roll
Certifications
LPN State of MN 12/3/2003 St. Cloud Technical College MN CERTIFICATE/COMPLETED ICD-9/CPT COURSES
Experience
Birmingham Green - LPN
Manassas, VA, 01/2014 - Current
  • Transferred jobs in 2019 rehired in 2022
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • 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.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
Accentcare - LPN Field Nurse
Killeen, TX, 05/2018 - 12/2022
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • 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.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
Res-Care, Inc. - LPN, Private Duty
Madison, TN, 03/2017 - 06/2018
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • 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.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Supported daily living activities by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Assisted with lifting patients to move on or off beds, examination tables and surgical tables.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Turned and repositioned bedridden patients to prevent bedsores.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
Maricopa Integrated Health System - Senior Companion
Guadalupe, AZ, 04/2001 - 07/2014
  • Providing companionship, planning and preparing meals, light housekeeping, medication reminders, running errands, personal services, helping seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's and TBI
  • Maintained cleanliness of clients' environment by cleaning surfaces and washing clothes or dishes.
Lutheran Care Center - Health Unit Coordinator
City, STATE, 02/2011 - 12/2013
  • Coordinated Transcription, enter physician's orders, order medications, scheduled appointments for residents entered them in appointment books, medical coding, safety committee, Psychotropic committee a member for 1 year
  • Built work schedules and staff assignments, taking workload, space and equipment availability into consideration.
  • Answered multiline phones and directed to appropriate person
  • Filed, scheduled, and other duties as assigned
  • Point click care trained
  • Transcribed physicians' orders to aid in medical care and minimize medical errors.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Rasmussen University
  • Central Lakes College
  • St. Cloud Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN Field Nurse
  • LPN, Private Duty
  • Senior Companion
  • Health Unit Coordinator

Degrees

  • Associate Degree
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certificate

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