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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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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. 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. Cares for patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs. Top skills in communication, medication administration and wound care.

Skills
  • Samples collection
  • Patient triaging
  • Healthcare platforms
  • AL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Educating families
  • Assisting physicians
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Caring for wounds
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Documenting incidents
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Counting narcotics
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Inventory management
  • Organization
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • Supervision
  • Planning and coordination
  • Process improvement
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Wound Management
  • Charting Medication Administration
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Policy and procedure compliance
  • Patient Assessment and Care
  • Diabetes management
  • Patient Care
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Procedure development
  • Patient record auditing
  • Staff training
  • Patient care management
  • Patient assessments
  • Performance management
  • Acute rehabilitation
  • Patient safety
  • Quality patient care
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Intake and discharge
  • Client documentation
  • Behavior redirection
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Compassionate client care
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Medication administration expert
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Post-surgery treatment
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Pain management
  • Complex wound care
Education and Training
Northwest Shoals Community College Muscle Shoals, AL Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Applied Science : LPN - GPA :
Experience
Huntsville Recovery - LPN/Intake Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2018 - 09/2020
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Conducted annual physicals on every patient.
  • Administered prescribed medication to patients.
  • Entered MD orders for all patients.
  • Performed annual EKG's on all patients annually.
  • Preformed UDS dips on all new patients and any patient MD ordered.
Decatur Morgan Home Care - LPN/Home Health Nurse
City, STATE, 02/2015 - 01/2018
  • Worked with vendors on provision of medical equipment, supplies and services.
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Verified consistent delivery of compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Administered compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • 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.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Furnished personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
  • Administered general care to patients, including recording of temperature and blood pressure, and wound dressing.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Worked with therapy team members to evaluate intervention outcomes and make needed adjustments to care plans.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
River City Health And Rehab - Lpn/Medication Nurse
City, STATE, 06/2010 - 04/2014
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 34 patients per day.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Followed MAR to administer ordered medications and medical procedures to up to 34 patients a day.
  • Supervised and assisted CNA's assigned to my patients to ensure proper and efficient care was administered.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.

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School Attended

  • Northwest Shoals Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN/Intake Nurse
  • LPN/Home Health Nurse
  • Lpn/Medication Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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