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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. 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. 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. Specialize in [Type] patient care.

Skills
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Patient triaging
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Counting narcotics
  • Educating families
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Documenting incidents
  • Caring for wounds
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Diabetes management
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Assisting physicians
Experience
08/2020 to Current LPN, Private Duty The Pediatric Connection | Sedgwick, KS,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Directed patients in passive and active ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Maintained updated records and safeguarded patient privacy in accordance with HIPAA.
  • Documented patient status and reported changes in care needs.
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction from physician.
  • 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.
  • Assessed signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in patient's condition.
  • Performed wound care, monitored catheters and recorded food and fluid intake.
  • 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.
  • Facilitated medication management and monitored for side effects or allergic reactions.
  • Reported abnormal findings to case manager and physician for immediate intervention orders.
  • Modeled ADL protocols to assist patients and family members for continuity of care for patients.
  • Recorded care information accurately and completely in electronic data systems.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Reported patient assessment findings and physical and psychosocial responses to nursing intervention for progress towards care goals.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Tracked nursing data for care provided to document progress and outcomes for established goals.
  • Obtained medical assistance, equipment and community resources for optimal patient success with medical interventions.
01/2002 to 02/2009 LPN Danbury Health Systems | Sharon, CT,
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • 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.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • 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.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 [Number]-bed hospital.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to [Type] patients.
09/1998 to 08/2001 LPN Danbury Health Systems | Carmel, NY,
  • 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.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • 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 [Type] 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 and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • 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 [Number]-bed hospital.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • 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.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/1998 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Red Rock Community College, Golden, CO, GPA:
Expected in to to Associate of Applied Science | Accounting Tarrant County College District, Fort Worth, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Red Rock Community College
  • Tarrant County College District

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN, Private Duty
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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