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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Proficient and caring nursing team member offering over 20 years of patient-facing experience. Addresses patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

Proficient and caring nursing team member offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

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Skills
  • Medication Administration
  • Wound Dressing
  • Specimen Collection
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Patient Observation
  • Team Building
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Staff Supervision
  • Patient Charting
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Infection Control
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • HIPAA Compliance
Education
Trident Technical College Charleston, SC Expected in 08/2001 Diploma Nursing : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Pruitthealth - LPN Charge Nurse
Charlotte, NC, 12/2011 - Current
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Conducted patient assessments to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Helped patients complete bathing, dressing and eating.
Pruitthealth - LPN Charge Nurse
Leland, NC, 08/2009 - 08/2011
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Conducted patient assessments to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.

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Cadia Healthcare - LPN
Cheswold, DE, 08/2008 - 08/2009
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.

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  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
Sunrise Senior Living - Assisted Living Coordinator
San Ramon, CA, 05/2007 - 08/2008
  • Led, directed and motivated others to innovate and excel.
  • Worked in fast-paced environment with competing demands for time and attention.
  • Applied reason, logic, and advanced problem-solving skills to resolve complex and sensitive issues.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Scheduled all assignments and managed requests for time off.
  • Evaluated team performance and care quality.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Managed 12 employees caring for 90 residents.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Trident Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN
  • Assisted Living Coordinator

Degrees

  • Diploma Nursing

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