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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Texas-Licensed Vocational Nurse with proven expertise in managing total nursing care and administering prescribed medications and treatments according to approved nursing techniques. Assists in delivery of patient care through nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Demonstrated competency directing and guiding patient teaching and activities to promote individual treatment programs.

Skills

Ventilator experience

IV certified

Work History
LVN, 03/2019 - Current
Siskiyou County Office Of Education Yreka, CA,
  • Travel Nurse
  • Ventilator experience
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising ma
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising management team.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
ADON, 12/2018 - 03/2019
Wexford Health Saint Charles, IL,
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 85 bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 50 employees.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Recruited, hired and coached employees to offer high-quality, cost-effective care to all residents.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to clinical staff.
  • Conducted routine facility inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and residents for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Devised and introduced initiatives and projects to maintain or improve existing facilities, allowing for maximization of capital component of Medicaid's per diem rate.
  • Introduced and implemented new testing and interpretation procedures to maintain standards of care and meet quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
LVN Charge Nurse, 06/2016 - 12/2018
Acadia Healthcare Inc. Mansfield, OH,
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Cared for patients' wounds and changed dressings.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Managed various medications and treatments such as peritoneal dialysis, IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and and intramuscular injections.
  • Collaborated with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Documented medications administered, treatments and patient procedures performed in appropriate records according to privacy requirements.
  • Supervised patient admissions and discharges from hospital to various settings, including home care, rehabilitative facility or self-care.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Documented information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to clinicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Interacted smoothly with patients and loved ones, updated on care plans and advocated for needs.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
LVN Floor Nurse, 07/2015 - 01/2016
Carrus Specialty Hospital City, STATE,
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, educating patients and family members on surgical procedures.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2015
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Kiamichi Technology Center - Durant - Durant, OK
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School Attended

  • Kiamichi Technology Center - Durant

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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