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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Licensed Practical Nurse offering 26+ years of experience in the field. Knowledgeable about assisting with non-invasive procedures and performing respiratory treatments. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements. 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. Well-qualified medical professional with experience triaging patients, capturing information and completing basic procedures such as wound care. Excellent communication, prioritization and multitasking abilities with sound judgment and compassionate nature. Background in clinic and hospital environments.

Skills
  • Wound Dressing
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Needs Assessment
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • IV Insertion
  • Rapid Strep Testing
  • Patient Admission
  • Specimen Results Interpretation
  • Catheter Monitoring
  • Patient Medical Histories
  • Administrative Support
  • Physician Support
  • Sample Collection
  • Administering Immunizations
  • Lab Specimens and Collections
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Assessing Residents
Education
McDowell Technical Community College Marion, NC Expected in 01/1996 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
McDowell Technical Community College Marion, NC Expected in 12/1980 GED : - GPA :
Certifications
  • Licensed LPN Ohio |1996-Current | 163789| Expiration: 10/31/2022
  • BLS Certified | American Red Cross
Work History
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare - LPN
Yorkville, IL, 09/2016 - Current
  • 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.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • 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.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in Epic to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
Bernice Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc - LPN Charge Nurse
Bernice, LA, 01/2001 - 08/2016
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • 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.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments.
  • Conducted 122 patient assessments per week to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Led and mentored 10 newly licensed nurses and nursing students to develop professional expertise.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising physician.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood samples from patients for laboratory testing.
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare - LPN
Naperville, IL, 01/1996 - 12/2000
  • 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.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.

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School Attended

  • McDowell Technical Community College
  • McDowell Technical Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • GED

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