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

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 20 plus years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in all settings. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Epic Systems
  • Physical Stamina
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Specimen Collection
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Patient Charting
  • Patient Observation
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Wound Dressing
  • Needs Assessment
  • Medication Administration
  • Team Building
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Patient Counseling and Support
  • Medical Chart Management
  • HIPAA Compliance
Experience
01/2012 to Current
LPN Charge Nurse Arbor Company Knoxville, TN,
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum samples from patients to perform routine lab tests.
  • Evaluated patient care needs to prioritize treatment and maintain patient flow.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient blood pressure and heart.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
05/2012 to 11/2016
LPN Charge Nurse Arbor Company Naperville, IL,
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum samples from patients to perform routine lab tests.
  • Evaluated patient care needs to prioritize treatment and maintain patient flow.
  • Documented and collected vital signs to track patient conditions.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient blood pressure and heart.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Assisted physicians with patient scans and examinations during diagnostic processes.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
06/2009 to 01/2012
LPN Charge Nurse Arbor Company Teaneck, NJ,
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum samples from patients to perform routine lab tests.
  • Evaluated patient care needs to prioritize treatment and maintain patient flow.
  • Counseled and educated patients specific to diagnosis and health history.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient blood pressure and heart.
  • Assisted physicians with patient scans and examinations during diagnostic processes.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
10/2002 to 03/2009
LPN Charge Nurse Arbor Company Atlanta, GA,
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Evaluated patient care needs to prioritize treatment and maintain patient flow.
  • Documented and collected vital signs to track patient conditions.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • 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.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient blood pressure and heart.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2002 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing Practice
Howard Community Center - Columbia, MD,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Howard Community Center

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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