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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements. Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 8+ years of experience in healthcare.

Skills
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Patient Observation
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
Education and Training
Ridgewater College Hutchinson, MN, Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Developmental Services Of Dickson County - LPN
Nashville, TN, 07/2022 - 03/2023
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Developmental Services Of Dickson County - LPN
Pleasant View, TN, 07/2013 - 05/2022
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 18 - 32 bed long term care.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • 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.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
Covenant Care - CNA
Porterville, CA, 02/2011 - 07/2017
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ridgewater College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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