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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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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.

Skills
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Samples collection
  • Catheter care and changes
  • Caring for wounds
  • Educating families
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Michigan Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Documenting incidents
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Counting narcotics
  • Assisting physicians
  • Regulatory requirements
  • PPE use
  • Planning
  • Using sterile technique
  • Care Corrdination

Experience
LPN Revisit , 02/2019 to Current
Natchitoches Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcNatchitoches, LA,
  • 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • 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.
  • 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.
LPN Unit Manager, 01/2012 to 02/2019
AccentcareNorth Richland Hills, TX,
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw all patient care.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Set up staff schedules and assigned specific work based on department needs and individual strengths.
  • Assisted with development, optimization and management of nursing standards and policies.
  • Assessed performance of individual nurses and developed improvement plans for struggling or deficient personnel.
  • Oversaw implementation of patient management plans.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Led and motivated [Number] employees through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than [Number] individuals.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Solicited medical history information from patients to provide best and most effective medical advice.
  • Recruited well-qualified candidates to fill vacancies and offer residents unparalleled care.
  • Trained and qualified staff per board requirements as well as national, state and local regulations.
  • Checked the pharmacy area regularly to ensure that it was kept neat, clean and free of debris.
  • Updated procedures necessary for compounding, mixing, packaging and labeling medications.
  • Trained pharmacy interns and newly hired technicians.
CNA, 12/2010 to 01/2012
Sanctuary At The ShoreCity, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Delivered nursing assistance to residents in [Number]-bed [Type] care facility.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Provided support with bathing, toileting, grooming, and washing.
  • Assisted patients gently and respectfully with daily living activities, including bathing, positioning, toileting and feeding and documented care per unit protocols.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Assisted over [Number] residents with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Protected and promoted patient rights and assisted individuals to achieve maximum independence.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
  • Maintained clean and neat environment in patient care area, checked and restocked supplies and handled linen management and trash removal.
  • Watched over patients to identify potential symptoms of medical conditions.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions by providing immediate wound care and dressing changes.
  • Performed basic treatments such as passive range of motion, simple dressing changes, skincare, thermal applications, non-sterile soaks, perineal care and glucose testing.
  • Observed patient conditions compassionately, listened attentively and reported abnormal changes to supervisor verbally and in writing while also following up with patient.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Collaborated with other disciplines to deliver patient care continuity from admission to discharge in support of medical and nursing care plans for individual patients.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage long-term patients.
  • Guaranteed accurate, timely flow of information by maintaining [Number] patient charts and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Performed inventory by monitoring expiration of medical supplies and medications.
  • Cultivated relationships with residents to support happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning G-tube, J-tube and regular catheter insertion.
  • Managed medical stock and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patients.
  • Played games with patients to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
Education and Training
CNA Certificate: CNA, Expected in 12/2010 to M-Tech - Grand Haven, MI
GPA:
Licensed Practical Nursing Degree : Nursing, Expected in 01/2012 to Muskegon Community College - Muskegon, MI
GPA:

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School Attended

  • M-Tech
  • Muskegon Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Revisit
  • LPN Unit Manager
  • CNA

Degrees

  • CNA Certificate
  • Licensed Practical Nursing Degree

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