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

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 tracheotomy patient care.

Cares for patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed in Michigan. 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.

Skills
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Samples collection
  • Documenting incidents
  • Counting narcotics
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Patient triaging
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Educating families
  • [State] Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Caring for wounds
  • Assisting physicians
  • Planning & organizing
  • Good work ethic
  • Team building
Experience
LPN, 05/2019 - Current
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Ironton, OH,
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • 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.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • 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.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • 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.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • 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.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
LPN, 05/2015 - 05/2019
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Lorain, OH,
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • 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.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • 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.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • 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.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
LPN, 05/2015 - 05/2019
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Maumee, OH,
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • 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.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
LPN Charge Nurse, 05/2008 - 05/2018
Stearns Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Granite City, IL,
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Documented and collected vital signs to track patient conditions.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Counseled and educated patients specific to diagnosis and health history.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Assisted physicians with patient scans and examinations during diagnostic processes.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • 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.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • 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.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
Education and Training
: Nursing, Expected in
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Grand Rapids Community College - Grand Rapids, MI
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Grand Rapids Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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