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

Dedicated LPN committed to optimal patient care and support and assisting medical staff with critical needs. Skillful in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms, assisting physicians with examinations and dressing changes. Assist physician with specimen collection in ASC for Colonoscopy procedures. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable nature. Well-versed in performing triage , collecting intake information and caring for wounds. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills. Sound judgment, caring nature and superior work ethic. Patient-oriented nursing professional with 17 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in clinical and long term/rehab settings. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Documenting incidents
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Counting narcotics
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Caring for wounds
  • Assisting physicians
  • Active listening
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
Experience
04/2016 to Current
LPN Iconma, L.L.C. Clinton, MI,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
07/2015 to 04/2016
LPN, Private Duty Brightspring Health Services Canyon Lake, TX,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Provided ongoing compassionate patient care for each client.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Created safe and positive living situation for clients by communicating with the family and other staff about any concerns or challenges.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
07/XXX to 07/2015
LPN Charge Nurse National Church Residences Hilliard, OH,
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw all patient care.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Followed doctor and nurse instructions for medication management and charting of vital signs.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Assisted with development, optimization and management of nursing standards and policies.
  • Precepted new staff nurses to provide education on hospital policies and procedures, patient care skills, medical procedures and techniques and patient assessments and interventions.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2004 to to
Diploma: LPN
Nebraska College of Business - Omaha Nebraska,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified in IV Therapy May of 2020

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School Attended

  • Nebraska College of Business

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN, Private Duty
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Diploma

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