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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 7 years of experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements.

Skills
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Collecting Specimens
  • Medication Administration
  • Wound Dressing
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Experience
07/2018 to Current LPN Medstar Health | Silver Spring, MD,
  • 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.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
07/2015 to 07/2018 LPN Medstar Health | Hyattsville, MD,
  • 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.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
05/2005 to 06/2013 CNA State Of Louisiana | Monroe, LA,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Assisted patients gently and respectfully with daily living activities and documented care per unit protocols.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
  • Cultivated relationships with residents to support happiness and emotional well-being.
08/2001 to 05/2007 CNA State Of Louisiana | Pineville, LA,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Performed passive range of motion, simple dressing changes, skincare, and glucose testing.
  • Protected and promoted patient rights and assisted individuals to achieve maximum independence.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Arkansas Tech University , Russellville, AR, GPA:
Expected in to to | General Studies Carl Albert State College, Poteau, OK GPA:

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School Attended

  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Carl Albert State College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • CNA
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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