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Jessica Claire
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Summary

LVN offering 33 years of experience providing compassionate care in various environments from hospital, clinical, dialysis, home health and rehab. I have been a charge nurse for a rehab unit, I am currently an intake nurse and patient care manager assist for home health. I'm dependable, flexible and willing to work in a variety of nursing settings.

Skills
  • Patient Triaging
  • Samples Collection
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Medication Administration
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Patient Charting
  • Physical Stamina
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Patient Observation
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Team Building
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Wound Dressing
  • Staff Supervision
  • Specimen Collection
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Critical Thinking
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Time Management
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Attention to Detail
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • In-Home Care
  • Quality Assessments
Experience
LVN, 01/2014 to Current
Mission Regional Medical CenterNational City, CA,
  • Patient manager assist and Intake, inputted referrals, reviewed labs, faxed and communicated with Dr/staff.
  • 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.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • 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.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
Home Health LVN, 08/2009 to 01/2014
HcaIrving, TX,
  • 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.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
LVN Charge Nurse, 04/2009 to 08/2009
Acadia Healthcare Inc.Presque Isle, ME,
  • Charge nurse for 28 bed rehab unit, directed and supervised nurse aides and Med aide.
  • 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.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Assessed unit patients continuously from admission to discharge.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, insulin injections, respiratory breathing treatments and oral subcutaneous.
LVN Floor Nurse, 10/1990 to 04/2002
Good Shepherd Medical Center LindenCity, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to [Type] patients.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
Education and Training
: LVN Diploma, Expected in 08/1990 to Kilgore College - Kilgore, TX
GPA:
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in to Panola College - Carthage, TX
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Kilgore College
  • Panola College

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN
  • Home Health LVN
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN Floor Nurse

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Applied Science

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