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Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Proficient and caring nursing team member offering over 20 years of patient-facing experience. Addresses patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

Work History
LPN, 04/2020 to 06/2020
Christ HospitalFlorence, KY,
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs, and performed catheterizations.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments, and assisted with procedures.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers, and discharges.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing, and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Monitored, tracked, and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse, and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Provided patient education on health care issues and prescribed medications.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Delivered emotional support to patients and families during challenging times.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Monitored patient health conditions to report changes to assigned physician.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
LPN, 03/2007 to 03/2020
Christ HospitalLoveland, OH,
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs, and performed catheterizations.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments, and assisted with procedures.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers, and discharges.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing, and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Monitored, tracked, and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs, and preferences.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse, and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Delivered emotional support to patients and families during challenging times.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Monitored patient health conditions to report changes to assigned physician.
  • Helped patients complete bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Administered medications and injections to patients.
  • Coordinated patient transfers to other facilities.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms, and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients.
LPN, 11/2001 to 03/2007
Christ HospitalWest Chester, OH,
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs, and performed catheterizations.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments, and assisted with procedures.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers, and discharges.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns, and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing, and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs, and preferences.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse, and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Provided patient education on health care issues and prescribed medications.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Delivered emotional support to patients and families during challenging times.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Monitored patient health conditions to report changes to assigned physician.
  • Administered medications and injections to patients.
  • Coordinated patient transfers to other facilities.
Education
Associate of Science: LPN, Expected in 07/2001 to Essex County Vocational School - Newark, NJ,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 05/1999 to Buffalo Univesity - Buffalo, NY,
GPA:
Skills
  • Task Delegation
  • Writing Reports
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Transcribing Orders
  • EMR Systems
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Counting Narcotics
  • Patient Assessments
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Wound Care
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Patient and Caregiver Education
  • HIPAA Protocols
  • Medication Administration
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Documenting Vital Signs
  • Monitor IV Fluids
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Sterile Procedures and Techniques

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School Attended

  • Essex County Vocational School
  • Buffalo Univesity

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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