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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced LVN with 8 years of experience in a combined setting of long term care, and long term acute care setting. I am Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to the success of Sutter Home Health through hard work, meeting patient satisfaction, and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in home health. Excited to be able to add this type of work experience to my skills and knowledge. I am always interested and looking for ways to learn in my career and for areas that will benefit me in the future and apply them when I achieve my RN title. I am focused on compassion and meeting the needs of my patients in home health, residential and private duty settings. Eager to contribute my current clinical practice and treatments and interventions specific to this patient population. Proudly possesses current, active license to practice as an LVN in Ca. I am also eager to contribute my Spanish speaking skills to Spanish speaking patients and help them answer any questions/concerns about their health as I know Spanish speaking patients feel more at ease with a fluent nurse.

Thank you for taking the time to review my resume. I believe that with my past experience and education would make me a valuable asset to this organization. I am very excited about the opportunity to learn more about Sutter Home Health and be a part of a contributing factor to quality patient care.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Bathing
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Problem resolution
  • IV and blood draw certified
  • BLS certified
  • PEG tube management
  • Foley catheter care and management
  • Wound care
  • Charting. I have used the following programs in the past: EPIC, CERNER, and currently work with CPSI.
  • Fluent in Spanish: (speaking, reading, and writing).
Work History
03/2016 to Current
LVN Floor Nurse Revohealth Vadnais Heights, MN,
  • Currently work with LTAC patients dependent on ventilators.
  • Ventilator experience and Trach experience such as : suctioning both oral and tracheostomy opening, trach care, collecting sputum samples.
  • Responsibilities also include reporting change of condition in patient to supervising RN.
  • Familiar with septic protocol, hypoglycemic protocol, hyperglycemic protocol, and electrolyte replacement protocol.
  • Familiar with certain drips such as insulin, and various cardiac drips. Although per state laws I have not managed nor administered these medications.
  • + I have worked alongside RNs managing these medications.
  • Monitored patients receiving units of blood: responsible for reporting change of condition in patient and monitoring VS.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Helped total care dependent patients with bathing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Experienced with PEG tube and feedings that are either administered via bolus, or via pump.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with the pt's care team that included dietary, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, nursing, pain management, wound care team, and pt's case worker on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Have worked with COVID patients.
04/2012 to 03/2016
LVN Floor Nurse Evergreen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center City, STATE,
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Performed head to toe assessments work weekly assessments on long term care residents and new admissions
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
04/2008 to 04/2012
Certified Nursing Assistant Memorial Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Cared for average of 7-10 patients per 12 hour shift on the ortho/total joint unit delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines with RN supervision.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport. We were trained as CNA's to perform guiac tests on stool specimens.
Education
Expected in
Associate of Science: Nursing
Modesto Junior College - Modesto, CA
GPA:

I have obtained an Associates Degree in Natural Sciences from Modesto Junior College. I am currently still completing course work at Modesto Junior College.

Expected in
No Degree: LVN Program Completed
Carrington College California - San Jose, CA,
GPA:

I attended Carrington College of California in San Jose Ca, from fall 2009 to graduation in spring 2011. I completed my LVN program and tested for NCLEX in December 2011.

Expected in
High School Diploma:
Peter Johansen High School - Modesto, CA
GPA:

Graduated in June 2003.

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School Attended

  • Modesto Junior College
  • Carrington College California
  • Peter Johansen High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN Floor Nurse
  • LVN Floor Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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