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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse II with 15 years of 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.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
LPN , 06/2005 to Current
WesleylifeWashington, IA,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including 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 patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 250-bed hospital.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Provided training and supervision to new employees on MedSurg Telemtry unit.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Supervised 125-bed telemetry unit while providing direct patient care to acutely ill patients.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
Hospice Nurse, 03/2016 to 04/2017
Holy Redeemer Health SystemToms River, NJ,
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Planned hospice care for elderly and disabled patients.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and comfort measures
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, 02/2000 to 03/2005
HcaMiramar, FL,
  • Established and updated patient profiles, including lists of medications and insurance details.
  • Verified and filled over 1000 prescriptions per day in busy Dunwoody neighborhood pharmacy setting.
  • Managed medication stocks, including conducting counts, labeling products and maintaining controls.
  • Consulted with customers via telephone or in-person to assist with navigating pharmacy systems and completing requests.
  • Worked with insurance companies to process claims, resolve problems and obtain payments.
  • Assisted pharmacist with clearing high volume of prescriptions and responded to customer questions.
  • Managed inventories, rotated stock, removed expired or damaged drug products and resolved discrepancies in drug counts.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies and logged items into inventory system.
  • Adhered to regulatory guidelines for workplace safety and customer confidentiality.
  • Created new customer profiles and updated changes such as demographics, allergies and new medications in pharmacy computer systems.
  • Efficiently processed cash register transactions for new and refilled prescription orders.
  • Maintained clean and organized pharmacy shelving and work areas.
  • Received, reviewed, dispensed and labeled over 1000 prescriptions daily.
  • Transmitted claims to insurance companies for payment and reconciled EOBs.
  • Ordered all supplies needed for pharmacy and kept tabs on inventory levels.
  • Educated pharmacy assistants on medication assistance, ordering and insurance issues.
  • Checked the pharmacy area regularly to ensure that it was kept neat, clean and free of debris.
  • Supervised Pharmacy staff of 8 (as Lead Pharmacy Tech.) delivering consistent coaching and mentoring to improve job efficiency.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Trained pharmacy interns and newly hired technicians.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/2005
Chattahoochee Technical College - Marietta, GA
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Pharmacy Technician Certification : Certification , Expected in 01/1996
Brooklyn College Of The City University Of New York - Brooklyn, NY
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1988
Cross High School - Cross, SC,
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School Attended

  • Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Brooklyn College Of The City University Of New York
  • Cross High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician Supervisor

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • High School Diploma

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