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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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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 LTC settings. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Patient Triaging
  • Needs Assessments
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Physical Stamina
  • Specimen Collection
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Patient Observation
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Team Building
  • Patient Charting
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Needs Assessment
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Staff Supervision
  • Medication Administration
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Educating Families
  • Caring for Wounds
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Psychotropic Medication Knowledge
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Counting Narcotics
  • missouri Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • Samples Collection
  • Healthcare Platforms
Experience
01/2023 to Current
LPN Charge Nurse Bernice Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Bernice, LA,
  • 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.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • 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.
  • Counseled and educated patients specific to diagnosis and health history.
  • 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.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • 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.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
  • Collected biological samples from patients and performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
06/2015 to 01/2023
Licensed Practical Nurse Rwj Barnabas Sea Girt, NJ,
  • skills aforementioned
05/2019 to 10/2021
LPN Charge Nurse Bernice Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc Bernice, LA,
  • skills aformentioned
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2003 to to
Diploma of Nursing: Nursing
Saint Louis College of Health Careers - St Louis, MO,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Saint Louis College of Health Careers

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Diploma of Nursing

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