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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 20 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in Rehabilitation/Hospice settings. Skillfully complete aspects of care and Love watching the patients get better. Sometimes that is not possible, I have had very good relationships with patient and family. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies. Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion 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.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Documenting incidents
  • Assisting physicians
  • Counting narcotics
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Connecticut Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • MS Office
  • Insurance billing
  • Organization
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Educating families
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Caring for wounds
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Planning and coordination
  • Customer service
  • Project organization
  • Experience
    to
    LPN Charge Nurse Manhattan Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Jackson, MS,
    • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
    • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
    • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
    • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
    • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
    • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
    • Utilized Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) and electronic health records to document treatments and patient status observations.
    • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
    • Oversaw medication administration to 30 patients daily, monitoring and documenting responses.
    • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
    • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
    • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
    • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
    • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
    • Provided continuous assessment of patients in rehabilitation unit from admission to discharge.
    • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
    to
    LPN Charge Nurse Manhattan Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Jackson, MS,
    • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
    • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
    • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
    • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
    • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
    • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
    • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
    • Precepted and mentored new staff, graduate RNs and ancillary staff.
    • Provided leadership to telemetry and acute care unit; coordinated, tasked, and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
    • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
    • Oversaw medication administration to 30 patients daily, monitoring and documenting responses.
    • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
    • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
    • Managed patient admissions and hospital discharges to various settings, including home care, rehabilitation or self-care.
    • Presented information regarding diagnoses, conditions, illnesses, treatments and outcomes to patients and families in clear, easy-to-understand terminology.
    • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
    • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
    • Provided continuous assessment of patients in [Rehabilitation] unit from admission to discharge.
    • Actualized interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, G-tubes and [supra-pubic] .
    • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
    • Prioritized care and assessed needs through effective triaging of incoming phone calls from ER and inpatient units.
    • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
    • Skilled in central line and catheter management for triple lumen catheter (TLC), peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), tunneled intravascular central catheter (TICC), Quinton lines, and implanted vascular access device (IVAD).
    • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
    • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
    • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
    • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
    to
    Licensed Practical Nurse Veterans Health Administration Canton, OH,
    • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
    • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with procedures.
    • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
    • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
    • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
    • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
    • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
    • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
    • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
    • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
    • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 120-bed hospital.
    • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
    • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
    • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
    • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with Medscape, Nursing drug 2021 book .
    • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 30 patients per day.
    • 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.
    • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
    • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
    Education and Training
    Expected in
    : Licensed Practical Nurse Program
    Bullard - Havens Technical High School - Bridgeport, CT
    GPA:
    Expected in 2006
    : Jail Diversion Program
    Bridges - Milford CT,
    GPA:
    • Completed continuing education in teaching Law enforcement and Correctional Facilities to examine crimes due to: being under the influence of drugs or alcohol ) vs. not.
    • Understanding the addict: Behavior analysis and difference when the addict gets in recovery vs incarceration.
    • Judging the addict, ie: he/she wants to live that way. It just takes willpower.
    Expected in
    : Business Administration And Management
    Connecticut Business Institute - 605 Broad St. Stratford, CT,
    GPA:
    • Honor Roll (July through September 1994) First Honors
    • (3.92) GPA
    • Accounting
    • Applied accounting Concepts
    • Database Management, Income Tax, Advanced Accounting Applications.
    • Integrated accounting for computers. Advanced Business Communications. Business Law.
    • Medical billing and insurance.
    • Computer processing & concepts.
    • Executive Notetaking.
    • Document formatting and processing speed.
    • Office Systems & Technology Management.
    Expected in
    :
    Stonington Institute - New London, CT,
    GPA:

    I had relocated to an area I was not familiar with, my services were offered as volunteer working with the Detox and groups within the Institute. I did obtain my public service license, which I still obtain to work with the Gateway Youths, taking them to appointments and a Art Class which I totally loved. I am very grateful for the Institute to give me the opportunity to serve such a community.

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    School Attended

    • Bullard - Havens Technical High School
    • Bridges
    • Connecticut Business Institute
    • Stonington Institute

    Job Titles Held:

    • LPN Charge Nurse
    • LPN Charge Nurse
    • Licensed Practical Nurse

    Degrees

    • Some College (No Degree)
    • Some College (No Degree)
    • Some College (No Degree)

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