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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with 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
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Assisting physicians
  • Educating families
  • Caring for wounds
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Documenting incidents
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Fluent in American Sign Language
Experience
03/2014 to Current
LPN Moffitt Cancer Center Wesley Chapel, FL,
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
01/2010 to Current
LPN Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL,
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
08/2007 to 09/2008
Phlebotomist Technician Saratoga Medical Center Springfield, MA,
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2009
Diploma: Practical Nursing
Capital Area School Of Practical Nursing - Springfield, IL
GPA:
Expected in
: Practical Nursing
Dekalb Technical College - Dekalb, Ga,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2021
Associate of Science: Registered Nursing
Heartland Community College - Normal, IL
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Capital Area School Of Practical Nursing
  • Dekalb Technical College
  • Heartland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • Phlebotomist Technician

Degrees

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

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