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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Patient triaging
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Assisting physicians
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Experience
LPN, 10/2021 to Current
Middlesex HospitalMiddletown, CT,

Rooming patients for the provider, follow through with orders, labs Covid test flu swabs, strep test. Charting, vital signs

  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
LPN Unit Manager, 09/2015 to 10/2021
DiversicareBellevue, KY,
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw patient care.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Assessed performance of individual nurses and developed improvement plans for struggling or deficient personnel.
  • Oversaw implementation of patient management plans.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Participated in [Timeframe] meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
Lpn, 09/1999 to 09/2015
Moffitt Cancer CenterTampa, FL,
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • 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.
Education and Training
: Lpn, Expected in
Radford High School - Radford, VA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Radford High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN Unit Manager
  • Lpn

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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