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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Two years as LPN and six years as CNA with excellent communication and teaching skills.

Additional Information

Current TB test

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Licenses

Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan, License number 4703109992

Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Virginia, License number 0002090367

Professional Experience
LPN, 07/2012 - Current
Evangelical Community Hospital Lewisburg, PA,
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Tested glucose and administered injections.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
CNA, 08/2008 - 02/2012
Hillcrest Health Services Papillion, NE,
    Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.Collected urine and fecal samples.Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters.Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.Assisted in application of traction devices.Tended to patients with chronic illnesses.Assisted nurses with cleaning rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter insertion.Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.Provided patients and families with emotional support.Assisted with ADLs.Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas. Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the nurse
CHHA, 2007 - 07/2008
My Place HHC City, STATE,

Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines. Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets. Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs. Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients. Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters. Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming. Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems. Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment. Tended to patients with chronic illnesses. Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff. Assisted with ADL's. Provided patients and families with emotional support.

Education and Training
High School Diploma: General, Expected in 2003
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Edwin Denby Technical and Preparatory High School - Detroit, Mi
GPA: GPA: 3.1
Status -

GPA: 3.1 Member of Student Council

: Nursing, Expected in 2012
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Toledo School of Practical Nursing - Toledo , OH
GPA:
Status -

Graduated Class Vice-President

Skills
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Wound cleaning/care
  • Wound vac experience
  • Medication administration
  • Health and wellness
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Infection control standards expert
  • Knowledge of IV therapy, and lab draws
  • Ventilator and trach experience
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Trained in grooming and bathing assistance
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Trained in catheter insertion, discontinuing, changing and maintenance
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Quick problem solver
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Reliable transportation

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School Attended

  • Edwin Denby Technical and Preparatory High School
  • Toledo School of Practical Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • CNA
  • CHHA

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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