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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Skills
  • Samples Collection
  • Patient Triaging
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
  • ECG
  • Specimen Collection
  • Dipstick
  • Capillary punctures
  • Sterile techniques
  • Suture/Staple removal
  • Wrap items for autoclaving
  • Obtain and record adult and pediatric height and weight measurements
  • Glucose and HemoCue testing
  • Prepare patient for and assist with examinations, procedures, and treatments
  • Charting and filing
  • Administrative Skills
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Schedule Appointments
  • ICD-9-CM coding
  • Microsoft Word
  • 10 key 9060 kspm
  • Operate copy machine
  • Patient confidentially
  • CPT and HCPCS coding
  • Charting Expertise
  • Able to Lift 100 Pounds
  • Professional Bedside Manner
  • Documentation Procedures Expert
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Proper Sterilization Techniques
  • Catheter Change and Preparation
  • Patient Feeding
  • Inventory and Supply Management
  • Patient Toileting
  • Wound Care and Irrigation
  • Grooming and Bathing Assistance
  • Understands Medical Procedures
  • Venipuncture and Phlebotomy
  • Examination Preparation
  • Pharmacy Relations
  • Updating Medical Records
  • Medication Administration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Operating EKG Equipment
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Clear Communication
  • Multi-line Telephone System Operation
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Wound Care
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Cleaning and Organizing
  • Check-In and Check-Out Procedures
Experience:
02/2023 to Current
LVN Charge Nurse Optech Lyon, MI,
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 24 patients per day.
12/2022 to 02/2023
LVN Optech Melvindale, MI,
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
06/2022 to 12/2022
CNA Optech Minneapolis, MN,
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Helped residents walk with or without self-help devices.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Supported non-ambulatory residents in range of motion exercises.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
10/2018 to 01/2020
Medical Assistant Tri-City Medical Center , ,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Conducted insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Followed principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained medical equipment following procedures and standards.
  • Labeled and completed lab requisitions using ICD and CPT coding.
  • Incorporated outside records into charts and EHR.
02/2017 to 10/2018
Medical Assistant Company Name , ,
  • My job duties include rooming patients, recording patient vitals and enter in patient information
  • Help answer phones while my physician is on call
  • Work directly with the physician during procedures and office visits
  • Open and close the office
  • Setup trays for the physician for either vasectomies, prostate biopsies, cystoscopies and bladder conflagrations
  • Wrap and autoclave instruments
  • Prep weekly charts for upcoming visits
  • Help refill prescriptions.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Conducted insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Followed principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained medical equipment following procedures and standards.
  • Labeled and completed lab requisitions using ICD and CPT coding.
  • Incorporated outside records into charts and EHR.
08/2015 to 02/2017
Medical Assistant Company Name , ,
  • Responsibilities included opening the office daily, call and schedule new patient appointments, obtain authorizations prior to patient appointments, accurately record and chart patient vitals, keep patient rooms well stocked and clean, ensure all related reports, labs and information is filed and is available in patients' medical records prior to their appointment, take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/physician/pharmacy calls, triage and process messages from patients and front office staff to physicians and staff
  • Call, remind and schedule patient appointments, verify patient addresses and send out new patient paperwork prior to appointments, file medical records, MRI and XR scans
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Followed principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained medical equipment following procedures and standards.
  • Incorporated outside records into charts and EHR.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2022 to to
: LVN
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Salida, CA,
GPA:
Expected in 10/2016 to to
CPT: Phlebotomy
Abrams College - Modesto,CA,
GPA:
Expected in 07/2015 to to
Associate of Science: Medical Assisting
San Joaquin Valley College - Salida, CA,
GPA:
Certifications
  • CCMA - Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
  • CNA - Certified Nurse Assistant
  • LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • IVWBT- IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawl

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts
  • Abrams College
  • San Joaquin Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • LVN
  • CNA
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

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

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