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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Compassionate Nursing professional demonstrating exemplary skills in direct patient care and healthcare team support. Communicative and collaborative with all departments for best patient care and outcome. Strongly Self motivated Licensed Practical Nurse with 8+ years of experience. Trained in wound care, IV fluid therapy, dialysis, removal of surgical staples, and respiratory treatments with a history of providing excellent individualized patient care. Excited to take initiative and utilize critical thinking skills, attention to detail, knowledge and provide quality patient care through excellent customer service and nursing skills.

Skills
  • Quick problem solver
  • Strongly self-motivated with little supervision
  • Trained new nurses
  • Proper catheter change and preparation
  • Infection control procedures (IV insertion, urinary catheters, trach-suction)
  • Electronic medical charting (Point Click Care)
  • Performing patient intakes/discharges
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Helping with medication
  • Collecting specimens
  • Collecting vital signs
Education and Training
State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO Expected in 07/2007 : Practical Nursing - GPA :
University of North Carolina At Wilmington Wilmington, NC Expected in 05/1998 Bachelor of Arts : Physical Education With A Minor in Sports Medicine - GPA :
Certifications
  • BLS American Heart Association-exp. 07/2021
  • Wound care Certified by WOCN Society's Wound Treatment Association Program (WTA) 11/2016.
  • Certified of IV Therpay/Blood Withdrawal; High Desert Medical College, Lancaster, CA 01/2014.
  • IV Certified with original practical nursing license in Missouri 07/2007.
Experience
Corecivic - LPN PRN
Counce, TN, 03/2018 - 06/2018
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 19-23 on skilled unit patients per day.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
Nuvance Health - LPN
Yorktown, NY, 12/2015 - 05/2017
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Follow evidence based practice guidelines.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 16-18 sub acute patients and 40+ long term patients per day, depending on rotation.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • 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 with Point Click Care EMR.
Nuvance Health - LPN
Danbury, CT, 06/2015 - 10/2015
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals signs. Reviewed current patient medications and provided patient education on medication, diagnosis, and dietary needs.
  • Managed wound care, notified Physician of wound status, received new orders and implemented those orders. Weekly wound measurements taken.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention upon arriving at patients house.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Notified Supervisor and Physician of any status changes in patient.
Us Oncology, Inc. - LPN
Lawrenceville, GA, 08/2011 - 11/2014
  • Prepared food to meet individual needs of the patient and provide assistance with ADL's and personal hygiene.
  • Documented vital signs, blood glucose, and daily weights. Checked daily for edema in extremities, difficulty breathing, and lethargy.
  • Administered hemodialysis 3-4 times a week, efficiently and promptly handled emergencies.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Connected hemodialysis machine to access site to start blood circulation with dialyzer.
  • Observed patients for adverse reactions and monitored hemodialysis machines for malfunctions.
  • Recorded predialysis and post-dialysis weight and vitals signs for tracking and monitoring patient current status.
  • Primed dialyzer with saline solution to prepare for usage.
  • Cleaned access area, including fistula, graft and catheter with antiseptic solution.
  • Operated hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment for ESRD patient. Eventually, provided peritoneal dialysis for patient. Inventory done weekly to maintain stock of three types of solution for peritoneal dialysis and supplies for procedure.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.

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School Attended

  • State Fair Community College
  • University of North Carolina At Wilmington

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN PRN
  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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