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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Patient-oriented, compassionate nursing professional experienced in patient care and advocacy within units with 7 years experience in Skilled nursing/Rehabilitation facilities. Accomplished at implementing policies, procedures and protocols to achieve core measures benchmarks. Caring and attentive preceptor dedicated to optimizing nurses' skills and knowledge.

Skills
  • Patient assessments
  • Patient care management
  • Care plan management
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Staff training
  • Decision-making
  • Conflict resolution
  • PPE use
  • Patient record auditing
Experience
01/2021 to 01/2022 LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. | El Paso, TX,
  • Implemented interventions and strategies to manage G-tubes.
  • Administering medications, immunization and performing basic wound care.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Documented patient responses to treatments.
  • Documentation of daily skilled assessments, weekly progress summaries, medication administration, treatment administration and patient monitoring.
  • Report and document lab result, change of condition and fall to Physician.
  • Contributing to nursing care plan and implementing nursing interventions related to patient care.
  • Communicating to interdisciplinary team regarding patient's progress, health-related problems and response to treatment and care.
  • Coordinating appointments to resident, family members and healthcare providers.
  • Ordering medications from Pharmacy.
  • Entering orders from Physician to EHR.
  • Taking vital signs.
  • Monitoring change of condition.
  • Assisting CNAs in helping residents do ADLs when needed.
  • Discharging patients.
  • Assisting Physicians during MD visits.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
11/2014 to 12/2020 LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. | Evansville, IN,
  • Coordinated and performed patient , transfers and discharges.
  • Administering medications such as oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular.
  • Performing basic wound care and treatment.
  • Documenting daily skilled progress notes, weekly summary, patient change of condition and response to treatment.
  • Coordinating with interdisciplinary team in regards to patient's response to treatment.
  • Contributing to nursing care plan.
  • Ordering medications from Pharmacy.
  • Reporting directly to Physician regarding change of condition, critical lab results and fall.
  • Monitoring patient's change of condition and response to treatments.
  • Maintaining resident;s safety.
  • Coordinating to other Healthcare provider regarding patient's appointments.
  • Administering GT medications.
  • Taking resident's vital signs.
  • Collecting urine and stool specimen as ordered by Physician.
  • Foley catheter insertion.
  • Administering GT feeding and medications.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • 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.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
09/2014 to 12/2014 Medication Technician Brookdale Senior Living | Winston Salem, NC,
  • Obtained, recorded and reported patient vital signs for medication administration.
  • Safely and accurately prepared all medications and sterilized products by using proper techniques, calculations and standards of precautions.
  • Prepared various medications per shift to distribute to patient orally, topically or through inhalation.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Prevented spread of infection by consistent hand washing, universal precautions and special isolation procedures.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Monitored expiration of medications and medical supplies through visual check and comparing with records
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Received medication deliveries from pharmacy per Physician orders to check deliveries against orders.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify complications.
  • Assessed patient needs in response to medications.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Initiated oxygen and administered life-saving drugs in emergency situations.
08/2011 to 01/2013 Medication Technician Brookdale Senior Living | Alexandria, LA,
  • Obtained, recorded and reported patient vital signs for medication administration.
  • Prepared various medications per shift to distribute to patient orally, topically or through inhalation.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Monitored expiration of medications and medical supplies through visual check and comparing with records.
  • Received deliveries from pharmacy per shift to check deliveries against orders.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify complications.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Tracked vital signs at regular intervals.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions and kept watchful eye for side effects.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/2009 to to Associate of Science | Licensed Vocational Nurse WestMed College, San Jose, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • WestMed College

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • Medication Technician
  • Medication Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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