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Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Charge Licensed Practical Nurse offering 13-year background managing nursing staff, delegating assignments and assessing patient conditions. Expertise in progress monitoring, plan implementation, Wound Care and history taking. Certified in Geriatric Diabetes. Devoted to service excellence in patient care and patient advocacy.

Skills
  • Medication Administration
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Patient Observation
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Epic Systems
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Staff Supervision
  • Team Building
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Patient Charting
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Wound Dressing
  • Needs Assessment
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Activity Scheduling
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Quality Assessments
  • Management Team Support
  • Time Management
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Infection Control
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Compassionate and Caring
Work History
LPN Charge Nurse, 08/2020 to 04/2021
PruitthealthMoultrie, GA,

Charge nurse for Three Medical clinics: Wound care clinic, Neurology clinic and Medical spa

  • Supervision of patients medical diagnoses, new medical health problems, existing medical problems
  • Monitoring labs, medical test
  • Assessment of wounds
  • Applying wound dressings
  • Coordinating care with medical providers
  • Coordinating care with home care providers and nurses
  • Assisting with medical procedures: debridement of wounds
  • Monthly injections of prescribed medications
  • Assisting in application of skin products and skin grafts
  • Application of all wound dressings
  • Application of wound vacs
  • Ordering and inventory of all medical supplies and equipment
  • Supervision of medical office assistants
  • Cleaning and upkeep of sterile medical tools
  • Weekly, Daily, Monthly charting on all patients
  • Assessments on all provider visits
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
Nurse, Wound Care, 08/2016 to 08/2020
Common SpiritHouston, TX,
  • Maintained comprehensive understanding of genitourinary, gastrointestinal and integumentary systems and provided treatment for wounds impacting them.
  • Instructed patients and caregivers on how to clean and dress wounds and how to prevent infections.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Provided consultation, education and counseling to patients, staff and Home Health community members.
  • Advised patients on proper nutrition and offered holistic solutions to severe conditions.
  • Treated over 300 patients per year with wounds caused by medical treatments, diseases and injuries.
  • Treated and carefully tended to vascular and diabetic ulcers.
  • Implemented plans to prevent pressure ulcers and other wound developments.
  • Assessed and treated draining of wounds and burns.
  • Maintained impeccable out patient clinic cleanliness and sanitation for most effective treatment of wounds.
  • Identified wound and skin conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Administered medications to patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications, wound measurements, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse, GDCN, 01/2009 to 08/2016
Hermitage Care And RehabCity, STATE,
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Assessed and evaluated mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to initiate, manage and modify individualized care plans.
  • Cared for patients in 32-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Administered medications to 32 patients and monitored response to medications.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies to keep patient charts updated.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
Education
Associate of Science: , Expected in 05/2008
Owensboro Community And Technical College - Owensboro, KY
GPA:
Diploma: Licensed Practical Nurse, Expected in 05/2008
Owensboro Community And Technical College - Owensboro, KY
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1996
Ohio County High School - Hartford, KY
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Geriatric Diabetic Nurse, The National Association Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care

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School Attended
  • Owensboro Community And Technical College
  • Owensboro Community And Technical College
  • Ohio County High School
Job Titles Held:
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • Nurse, Wound Care
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse, GDCN
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma