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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families. LPN with 28 years experience 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. I enjoy educating and caring for families as well as patients, as I believe that it takes a village to achieve the highest of each persons potential.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Educating families
  • Indiana Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Assisting physicians
  • Documenting incidents
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Tracking symptoms
Experience
12/2019 to Current LPN Central Lakes College | Saint Cloud, MN,
  • 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to geriatric assisted living and memory care patients.
07/2020 to 02/2021 LPN Central Lakes College | Staples, MN,
  • 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to homebound patients.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
08/2017 to 07/2019 LPN Central Lakes College | Tampa, FL,
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
Education and Training
Expected in | LPN To RN Bridge Program Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN GPA:
Expected in 07/1993 Technical Certificate | Practical Nursing Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN GPA:
Expected in | Elementary Education Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Accomplished making Deans List at Ivy Tech while working full-time, raising my young granddaughter and teenage son with cancer, as a single mom.
Certifications
  • BLS/First Aid - 2021
  • TB Certification - 2021
  • IV Therapy - 1993

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  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
  • Indiana State University

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