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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated and devoted LPN with 18 years of experience in delivering patient-focused care and developing relationships with fellow co-workers. committed to optimal patient care and assisting medical staff with critical support. Expert in collecting specimens, administering long-acting injectables and patient education. Service-focused professional possessing exceptional organizational abilities.

Skills
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Specimen Collection
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • Medication Administration
  • Staff Supervision
Experience
11/2015 to Current LPN Meritas Health | Richmond, MO,
  • Supervise other nursing staff and train incoming new nurses.
  • Documented all medications administered to mental health patients, following instructions from physicians and healthcare providers.
  • Medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, long acting injectables and monitored patient reactions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Provided training and supervision to nursing staff.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medications' effectiveness and side effects.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Served as lead nurse for patients with bipolar, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and personality disorders.
  • Collaborated with prescribing professionals to get patients necessary medications
01/2005 to 09/2015 LPN Meritas Health | Platte City, MO,
  • Collected, monitored and documented patient vital signs.
  • Communicated and collaborated with healthcare team and patient to identify and meet physical needs
  • Assessed patient conditions, implemented care plans and reassessed conditions continuously.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Documented all therapies to keep patient charts up-to-date.
  • administered laser therapy to paitents
06/2004 to 01/2005 LPN Meritas Health | Smithville, MO,
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Evaluated and adjusted life support equipment, tubing and peripheral devices providing critical assistance to fragile patients.
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Provided skilled direct nursing care to all types patients to include feeding tubes, trach, ostomy care.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 10 patients per day.
03/2004 to 05/2004 LPN Meritas Health | Kansas City, MO,
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2003 to to Licensed Practical Nursing | Nursing Central Louisiana Technical Community College - Alexandria, Alexandria, LA GPA:
Expected in to to | Medical Coding and Billing Penn Foster College, Scottsdale, AZ GPA:
Certifications
  • CPR/BLS Certification
  • IV therapy
Additional Information
  • I am a member of the Black Nurses Rock Foundation and continue medical education certifications in addressing congenital cytomegalovirus Risk in an at risk patient,

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School Attended

  • Central Louisiana Technical Community College - Alexandria
  • Penn Foster College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Some College (No Degree)

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