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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Conscientious LVN Nurse offering 25+ years of experience providing comprehensive care in various Health care settings. Works effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Adheres diligently to patient privacy protocols and medical charting best practices. Qualified Charge Nurse offers extensive and positive experience in leadership roles. Expert in diverse aspects of patient care with success in overseeing shift activities. Proven clinical skills and sound judgment. Dedicated and well-qualified LVN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Brings 25+ year record in field. Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Cares for patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed in Texas. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs. Top skills in communication, medication administration and wound care, along with vaccine administration. 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 patient care. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Skills
  • Care Quality Evaluation
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care Assignment
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Nursing Care Coordination
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Plan of Action Implementation
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Training and Development
  • Procedure Development
  • Decision Making
  • Staff Supervision
  • Care Plan Management
  • Specimen Collection
  • Physical Stamina
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Team Building
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • Patient Charting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Patient Observation
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Needs Assessment
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Equipment Assembly
Experience
LVN, 07/2014 - Current
Mednax Boise, ID,
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
LVN Floor Nurse, 07/2014 - 07/2016
Mednax Bolingbrook, IL,
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to geri-psych in patient care.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
LVN, 01/1998 - 12/2015
Acadia Healthcare Inc. Leawood, KS,
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to pts ages 1 to 101.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
LVN Charge Nurse, 12/2008 - 12/2009
Springlake Assisted Living City, STATE,
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Complied with OSHA programs, maintaining safe and clean working environment.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Worked with 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 with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Reviewed staffing patterns and census of nursing units, meeting staffing needs and budgetary controls.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: LVN, Expected in 05/1995
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Paris Jr College - Paris, TX,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1992
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North Lamar - Paris, TX,
GPA:
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School Attended

  • Paris Jr College
  • North Lamar

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN
  • LVN Floor Nurse
  • LVN
  • LVN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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