Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Experienced nurse with over 25 years of experience in nursing . Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits. Dedicated Charge Licensed Practical Nurse offering 25-year background managing nursing staff, delegating assignments and assessing patient conditions. Expertise in progress monitoring, plan implementation and history taking. Certified in CPR and Vent certicfication. Devoted to service excellence in patient care and patient advocacy.

  • Team management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Organization
  • Process improvement
  • Project organization
  • Supervision
  • Customer service
  • Team building
Work History
04/2019 to Current LPN Charge Nurse Granite County Medical Center | Philipsburg, MT,
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering [Type] tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervisior.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
06/2001 to Current EMT, Fire Fighter, Caring Heart Rehabilitation And Nursing Center Inc | Philadelphia, PA,
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
  • Quickly acted to contain any hazardous chemicals likely to catch fire, leak or spill.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on monthly basis.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
09/2018 to 04/2019 Charge Licensed Practical Nurse Aperion Care Of Waldron | City, STATE,
  • Conducted [Number] patient assessments per [Timeframe] to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Oversaw daily rounds to assess patient conditions and distribute medications to patients.
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments using Point CLick Care.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Worked with families, caregivers and patients to determine best options for treatment, diagnosis and prevention.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Ensured quality patient care and maintenance of rooms in alignment with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Evaluated patients' progress in treatment, communicating observations to physician on duty to maintain or adjust prescribed care.
  • Administered wound care, medications, and any necessary treatments.
  • Prioritized urgent and non-urgent patient needs calmly and effectively
  • Administered medications to 20-30 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Managed patient admissions and discharges from hospital to homecare, extended care facility or self-care.
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Provided high-quality care to patients of all ages.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to Supervisor and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising nurse.
Expected in 09/2021 Associate of Science | Registered Nurses Beckfield College, Florence, KY GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Practical Nursing Heart of Georgia Tech, Dublin, GA, GPA:
Expected in 05/1983 High School Diploma | Campbellsville High School, Campbellsville, KY GPA:

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  • Beckfield College
  • Heart of Georgia Tech
  • Campbellsville High School

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