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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with 24 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct care to all clients in facility setting or home based care. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing well with doctors, specialized support services, clients and families.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Patient Observation
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Infant Feeding and Care
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Dietary Requirements and Restrictions
  • In-Home Care
  • Critical Thinking
  • Quality Assessments
  • Time Management
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • 24 years of experience
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Medication Administration
  • Wound Dressing
  • Specimen Collection
  • Patient Charting
  • Post Operative Care
  • Educating Families
  • Assisting Physicians
Experience
LPN, 10/2021 to Current
Center For Sleep Apnea & TmjCity, State,
  • Communicated concerns regarding client’s status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in client’s condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Charted changes in client’s conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Delivered high-quality direct nursing care to all clients, pediatric to adult.
  • Constant monitoring of client’s respiratory status with tracheostomy.
  • Constant monitoring of vent settings as per MD orders.
  • Monitor tracheotomy for s/s of infection or any changes, trach. changes every week.
  • Trach. suctioning PRN as per MD orders.
  • Critical nursing assessment skills performed as being only nursing care in home setting.
LPN, 12/2017 to 03/2020
Center For Sleep Apnea & TmjCity, State,
  • Communicated concerns regarding client’s status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in client’s condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored client’s respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration
  • Planned, organized and delivered quality direct care to pediatric clients in home health environments.
  • Completed initial and comprehensive ongoing client and family assessments to determine healthcare needs.
  • Educated clients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, disease management, wound management and equipment management.
  • Helped pediatric clients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Answered client and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare clients for procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording client’s health information, monitoring vitals and updating client files.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in client’s conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • 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 clients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct nursing care to all clients, infant to adult.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Constant monitoring of client’s respiratory status with tracheostomy.
  • Constant monitoring of vent settings as per MD orders.
  • Monitor tracheotomy for s/s of infection or any changes, trach changes every week.
  • Trach suctioning PRN as per MD orders.
  • Critical nursing assessment skills performed as being only nursing care in home setting.
LPN, 10/2016 to 11/2017
Center For Sleep Apnea & TmjCity, State,
  • Communicated concerns regarding client’s status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in client’s condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Answered client and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording client’s health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in client’s conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • 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 client and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct nursing care to all clients, infant to adults.
  • Educated clients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Monitored client’s respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Critical nursing assessment skills performed as being only nursing care in home setting.
  • Constant monitoring of client’s respiratory status with tracheostomy.
  • Constant monitoring of vent settings as per MD orders.
  • Monitor tracheotomy for s/s infection or any changes, trach changes every week.
  • Trach suctioning PRN as per MD orders.
LPN, 01/2000 to 09/2015
Center For Sleep Apnea & TmjCity, State,
  • Communicated concerns regarding client’s status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in client’s condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored client’s respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess clients condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for clients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements, supervision of CNA’s.
  • Collected urine or sputum samples from clients to perform routine lab tests.
  • Evaluated clients care needs to prioritize treatment and maintain patient flow.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare clients for procedures.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting client care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Counseled and educated clients specific to diagnosis and health history.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet client needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Charted changes in client conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised clients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Maintained strict client data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess client’s needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Worked with social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore client health.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Communicated effectively with clients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to all clients.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds.
  • Educated clients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Prepared clients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Monitor daily blood work results and notified MD accordingly.
  • Admitting and discharging clients on a regular and emergent basis.
  • Performed wound rounds with MD, experience with wound vacs, and different types of wound treatments.
  • Performed routine rounds with primary MD’s, taking verbal orders correctly.
  • Experience with g-tube, g/j-tube, ileostomy, colostomy, inserting, changing foley catheters.
  • Dealing with emergency illness, and injuries while running unit as a charge nurse.
Education and Training
Diploma : LPN, Expected in 1999 to Lebanon County Career & Technology Center - Lebanon, PA,
GPA:
: First Year Basic Courses, Expected in 1991 to HACC - Harrisburg, PA,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1990 to Palmyra Area Senior High School - Palmyra, PA
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School Attended

  • Lebanon County Career & Technology Center
  • HACC
  • Palmyra Area Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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