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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Nursing professional demonstrating exemplary skills in direct patient care and healthcare team support. Communicative and collaborative with bilingual ability in Spanish and English. Offering 1 year of

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Helping with medication
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Infection control procedures
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Quick problem solver
  • Collecting specimens
  • Patient relations
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Reliable transportation
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Samples collection
  • Caring for wounds
  • Assisting physicians
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Educating families
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • PPE use
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Documenting incidents
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Problem resolution
Experience
11/2021 to Current LPN Cancer Treatment Centers Of America | Newnan, GA,
  • 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 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.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • 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.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
02/2016 to Current Certified Nursing Assistant Greystone Healthcare Management | Apopka, FL,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Used mobility devices and special equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Provide direct quality care to patients including reminders, and supervision of medication intake.
  • Volunteered to translate for Spanish speaking patients when speaking to doctors.
04/2013 to 02/2016 Certified Nursing Assistant Greystone Healthcare Management | Elgin, IL,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.

  • 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 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.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
Education and Training
Expected in 2013 High School Diploma | Round Lake High School, Round Lake, IL, GPA:
Expected in 08/2021 Associate of Science | Licensed Practical Nurse Northshore College, Wheeling, IL, GPA:
Additional Information

I'm Hardworking, strong leadership and interpersonal skills; experienced to react in the safe and appropriate matter in an emergency situation and is prepared to go above and beyond to make sure I provide the best quality of care for my patients. I am bilingual a great skill to have in the healthcare field, I'm fluent in both English and Spanish , in today's healthcare environment there is many issues with communication because of the language barrier, having a person understand and communicate with patients to provide their needs can be a great asset for the team.

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School Attended

  • Round Lake High School
  • Northshore College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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