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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, immunizations 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. Bringing 18+ years' experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements. Knowledgeable, compassionate, and diligent about serving patient's medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of diverse backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Samples collection
  • Patient triaging
  • Educating patients/students
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Documenting incidents
  • Assisting physicians
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Counting narcotics
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Caring for wounds
  • Organization
  • Computer skills
  • Flexible
Experience
LPN II/RN Staff Nurse I, 09/2011 to Current
Centura HealthGolden, CO,
  • 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 clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • 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.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Educated patients on chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Counseled patients and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care for in office minor procedures.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for patients.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Made valuable contributions to interdisciplinary healthcare team on Sexual Assault and Infection Control initiatives.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to students when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and students to find workable solutions.
  • Handled delegated tasks.
  • Answered calls to assist with student questions and concerns.
  • Safely and accurately prepared all medications and sterilized products by using proper techniques, calculations and standards of precautions.
  • Prevented spread of infection by consistent hand washing, universal precautions and special isolation procedures.
  • Educated patient's medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider with allergy injections, TB Treatment, or vaccine administration.
  • Research, explore and study different travel destination options for Travel Medicine and vaccine requirements for specific travel destinations.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to students when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Preventative Medicine: Explain what vaccines will be given and which type(s) of injection(s) will be done. Answers questions and accommodates language or literacy barriers and special needs of patient/parents to help make them feel comfortable and informed about the procedure. Verify patient received Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) for indicated vaccines and has had time to read them and ask questions.
  • Inoculated and vaccinated patients to immunize against communicable diseases.
  • Performed TB Screenings and Risk Assessments for International Students
  • Direct Observation Therapy/INH therapy for Tuberculosis patients and worked closely with Jackson County Health Department for monitoring and medication orders.
LPN II, 09/2010 to 09/2011
Hickman Mills C-1 School DistrictKansas City, MO,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Manage patient flow. Prepare patient for examination by providing clear, simple explanations, assist provider/resident during patient exam with labeling specimens appropriately for processing, provide correct testing requisition slips with instructions to patient upon discharge, and inform patient of required follow-up care.
  • Worked closely with faculty, residents, staff and patients to ensure an efficient operation.
LPN, 03/2008 to 09/2010
Arbor CompanyHerndon, VA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • Reviewed patient chart information before visit, ordered necessary laboratory tests, escorted patient to examination room, obtained vital signs and conducted interview to update records.
  • Responded to routine patient inquiries, assessed patient needs, conferred with physician regarding care plan and assisted physician with sensitive components of examinations.
  • Measured patients' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure each day.
  • Inoculated and vaccinated patients to immunize against communicable diseases.
  • Prepared and administered vaccines, medications, controlled substances and narcotics as prescribed and sterilized and stored instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Completed electronic documentation, prior insurance authorizations and scheduling of appointments for patients prescribed for diagnostic and therapeutic services from specialists.
  • Educated patients in regards to office policies, medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
  • Coordinated computerized functions for automated prescriptions, patient medical records and laboratory information and trained other office staff members in electronic operations.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
LPN Charge Nurse, 09/2003 to 03/2008
Parkway ManorCity, STATE,
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to patients.
  • 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 oral and injectable
  • 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.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 54-bed Nursing Home
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • 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.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
Education and Training
Associate in Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 07/2021
John A Logan College - Carterville, IL
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Certificate of Achievement in Practical Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 08/1999
John A Logan College - Carterville, IL
GPA:
: , Expected in 08/1996
Marion High School - Marion, Illinois,
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Certifications
  • PALS Certified
  • BLS Certified
  • Licensed Practical Nurse-Illinois
  • Registered Nurse-Illinois

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School Attended

  • John A Logan College
  • John A Logan College
  • Marion High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN II/RN Staff Nurse I
  • LPN II
  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Certificate of Achievement in Practical Nursing

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