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Jessica Claire
LPN
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, 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. Knowledgeable and compassionate nursing staff member diligent 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. Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 8+ years' experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements. Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Documenting incidents
  • Assisting physicians
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Educating families
  • Counting narcotics
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Caring for wounds
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • PPE use
  • Working collaboratively
  • Organizational skills
Experience
LPN, 03/2018 - 12/2020
Merakey Sligo, PA,
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • 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.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
LPN Charge Nurse, 03/2018 - 03/2020
Granite County Medical Center Philipsburg, MT,
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Supported nurses in providing routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Supported professional development of nurses with ranging experience levels, encouraging continual education and adaptation to evolving circumstances.
  • Prepared equipment for patient scans, surgeries, operations and routine visits to streamline doctor's role and support exceptional care.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • 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.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Collected biological samples from patients and performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
LPN Field Nurse, 08/2016 - 12/2018
Accentcare Cuero, TX,
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Worked with 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.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 12 patients per day.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • 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.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
Education and Training
LPN: LPN, Expected in 07/2013
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Herkimer County LPN Program - Ilion, NY,
GPA:
Status -
GED: , Expected in 07/2000
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Jarvis High School - Mohawk, NY,
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Herkimer County LPN Program
  • Jarvis High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Field Nurse

Degrees

  • LPN
  • GED

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