Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Knowledgeable and compassionate nurse who is about serving patient's medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of diverse backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

  • AZ and IL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Empathetic and compassionate
12/2008 to 06/2021
LPN Oaks Integrated Care Inc. Willingboro, NJ,

I served in skilled care most recently . I have also held positions as midnight shift supervisor, wound care nurse manager, and Alzheimer's dementia care floor nurse over my 12 yrs at this job. This was all in a geriatric nursing setting.

  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels as needed.
  • Provided training and supervision to [Number]-member staff in [Type] unit.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Administered general care to patients, including recording of temperature and blood pressure, wound dressing and [Type] testing.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • 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.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with [Number]+ active patients.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
12/2007 to 12/2008
LPN Oaks Integrated Care Inc. Bridgeton, NJ,

This was my first yr of nursing in the med/surg unit of a hospital. I was under supervision of an RN. I took care of direct admits from the ER and many post op patients. All admissions, shift assessments, and meds where documented electronically. I was fully responsible for ADLs,meds, assessments, and any other tasks with in my scope of practice for my patients each shift. I handled wounds, wound vacs, chest tubes, IV fluids, Peripheral IV insertions, trachs, jp drains, feeding tubes, NG tubes, I&O, foley care, PCA pumps, and ostomy care. These where many of the skills I learned my first yr of nursing.

07/2004 to 12/2007
CNA/unit Clerk Mercy Hospital Skilled Nursing City, STATE,

I performed ADL care for my patients, I&O, Vitals, washing, feeding, weights, ostomy care, foley care, and comforting of my patients. As a unit clerk I sheeted charts, called in consolations, ordered supplies, set up charts and kardexs for admissions, took care of physician orders for the RN to sign off on, and answer phone calls. All jobs where performed on the skilled nursing floor for rehab patients in acute care.

01/2002 to 02/2004
DSP Direct Service Provider Keystone Community Resources City, STATE,

This was a group home setting for the mentally challenged. Here I cooked, cleaned, washed, dressed, passed meds ( passed a med cert for passing meds in a group home) , drove resident to day program, and took them out for activities around town. This job is where I found my passion for caring for others and decided to go to nursing school. There is a gap in employment where i took time off to focus on school work in my nursing program.

Education and Training
Expected in 12/2004
LPN: Practical Nursing
CTC School of Practical Nursing - Scranton, PA,
Expected in 07/2001
High School Diploma:
Joliet TWP High School - Joliet, IL,
Additional Information

I recently became an LPN in AZ but come with nearly 14 yrs nursing experience

I am CPR certified thru 2/22

I am covid 19 vaccinated

I am new to PHX and am looking for my next career LPN position on a nursing staff team who values their employees !

References available upon request

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