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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Committed professional with 38 years of experience in clinical, home health and acute care environments. Team collaborator willing to adapt to new procedural and technical requirements with enthusiastic support. Expertise in vital signs monitoring and medication administration. Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader.

Skills
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
  • Patient Examination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Supportive Personal Care
  • Catheter Monitoring
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Active Listening
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Patient Medical Histories
  • Work Planning and Coordination
Education
Troup Area Vocational Technical School LaGrange,GA, Expected in 09/1984 Diploma : Practical Nurse - GPA :
Accomplishments
Work History
Bayada Home Health Care - LPN, Private Duty
Haverhill, MA, 01/2016 - 11/2019

Ensure HIPAA compliance

Follow Infection Control Procedures

Know Home Emergency Plan

Monitor Intake/Output Levels

Transcribe and verify Doctors Orders

Closely monitor all acute conditions

Give medicines and treatments as ordered

Care of Tracheostomy and gastrotomy tube, procedure for emergency care of tracheostomy and gastrostomy tubes per policy.

Know and understand care,functioning of all emergency equipment and how to operate equipment

Know and understand all Policy and Procedures for Home Patients per PSA Policy and procedures.

Southeastern Health - Staff LPN
Lumberton, NC, 09/1987 - 05/2001
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
Brookdale Senior Living - Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
Woodbridge, VA, 08/1995 - 10/1996
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
Southeastern Health - Staff LPN
Lumberton, NC, 10/1984 - 08/1987
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Performed functional assessments for admission and discharge.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in [Software] to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Troup Area Vocational Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN, Private Duty
  • Staff LPN
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Staff LPN

Degrees

  • Diploma

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