Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Support needs of geriatric, dementia, palliative, hospice, g-tube, dialysis, pre and post operative patients, paralyzed, rehab patients, chronic and acute diseases with unsurpassed clinical knowledge and interpersonal communication skills. CA-Licensed Vocational Nurse healthcare professional passionate about providing culturally-competent assistance to every patient. Excellent problem-solving, charting and quality assurance management skills. Enthusiastic Licensed Vocational Nurse eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in healthcare industry.

  • Patient Care
  • Medication Administration e.g (oral, injection route, sublingual and buccal, Rectal, Vaginal, Ocular, Otic, Nasal, transdermal, inhalation, Nebulization, topical)
  • Medical Records Management
  • Pre/Post Operative Care
  • Dialysis
  • MS Office
  • Team management
  • Supervision
  • Ability to work quick within fast environment
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Computer literate
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Hospice/palliative Care
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Communication
  • First Aid/CPR/BLS
  • Customer service
  • Bilingual= Fluent in English and Tagalog
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skill
  • Problem Resolution
  • Patient Bathing
Work History
LVN Charge Nurse, 05/2019 - 09/2020
Acadia Healthcare Inc. Asheville, NC,
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising MD/RN.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering medications, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • 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.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to MD, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Cared for over 58 Long term and short term patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, and performed catheterizations.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Performed functional assessments and physical examinations for admission and discharge to report changes in patient condition.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Worked with families, caregivers and patients to determine best options for treatment, diagnosis and prevention.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Implemented effective strategies and care plans to improve patient outcomes and meet recovery objectives.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients from initial recovery through discharge.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Administered wound care, medications, and any necessary treatments.
  • Managed JP drains and chest, nasogastric, G and peg tubes.
  • Provided high-quality care to patients of all ages.
Personal Care Attendant, 10/2018 - 03/2019
Five Points Healthcare Ponte Vedra, FL,
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Consulted with case manager to assess cases and enhance care.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve ADL care, transfer, and use of transfer equipment.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to case manager/supervisor.
Dietaray Aide, 10/2016 - 02/2019
Addus Homecare Corporation Fairfield, OH,
  • Quickly and accurately served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs.
  • Prepared and expedited food orders to support waitstaff and other team members.
  • Washed plates, cups, serving and eating utensils and kitchen equipment in commercial dishwasher.
  • Closely followed sanitation and food handling guidelines while assisting cook with 60-70 daily meal preparation.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Washed plates, cups, serving and eating utensils and kitchen equipment in dishwasher.
Home Care Aide, 10/2016 - 04/2018
Mission Gardens City, STATE,
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals, including purchasing ingredients from local shops.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Helped clients with hygiene-related tasks such as brushing teeth, bathing, grooming and toileting.
  • Ran errands for customers, including shopping, and picking up other necessities.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Quickly and accurately served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Patiently and compassionately assisted patients requiring assistance eating meals.
  • Educated clients about long-term health benefits of balanced diets and exercise programs.
  • Increased medication knowledge and medical terminology prowess through consistent research and continuing education.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
Vocational: Vocational Nursing, Expected in 01/2019
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Modesto - 4712 Stoddard Rd #200, Modesto, CA 95356,
Associate Degree in Nursing: Vocational Nursing, Expected in 10/2020
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Fresno - 4747 N First St. Suite 192, Fresno, CA 93726,
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • Continuing education in Bachelors of Science in Nursing- Registered Nurse

LVN - Associate Degree in Vocational Nursing

First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Modesto
  • Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Fresno

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  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Dietaray Aide
  • Home Care Aide


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  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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