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

Fully credentialed LPN with experience providing compassionate care in a hospital environment. My current objective is to get a job as a Licensed Practical Nurse who can progress to Registered Nurse status when I finish my degree, I am currently pursuing with Excelsior College. I only have the clinical portion to complete, then study for my NCLEX.


Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from 1976 to present.

CPR certified through American Heart Association.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from 1976 to present.

CPR certified through American Heart Association.

Skill Highlights
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Medication administration expert
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
Professional Experience
03/2006 to 09/2015
MEDICAL CTR - DAYTON, Veterans Administration Avantor Menlo Park, CA,

Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

02/2003 to 02/2006
SUPERVISOR Cadia Healthcare Mays Landing, NJ, United States
  • Mr.
  • Drake (XXX-268-6511) (Okay to contact him: Yes.
  • Technically proficient in initiating, performing and completing assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
  • Have the knowledge and ability to appropriately carry out assigned patient care based on the patients' conditions.
  • Use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments; and to accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
  • Completed work only needed a quick review, by a registered nurse (RN) or physician (MD/DO), for appropriateness and conformity with established policies/procedures.
  • Observed, identified and responded to the patients' needs for care, including, medication administration, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education in organizing and delivering care.
  • Proficient in using and fairly effective in fixing fax machines, computers and printers.
  • Recognized and considered emotional, cultural, spiritual, socio-economic, and age-related factors.
  • Prepared and administered prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and performed treatments according to established policies/procedures.
  • Observed patients, charted and reported changes in patients' conditions, such as, adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Observed for physical and/or emotional changes in patient's condition from prescribed medications/treatments, promptly and accurately documenting noted changes, and reporting any deviations from normal to RN or MD/DO.
  • Have the knowledge and ability to recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, sought assistance from the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiated appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of human behavior, patient motivations and reactions to situations, and ability to appropriately utilize this knowledge in working effectively with patients, family members and other staff.
  • Measured and recorded patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Collects, labels, stores, and properly packages specimens and deliveries to lab.
  • Established constructive relationships with individual patients and their families to elicit feelings and attitudes, and to promote positive relationships, communication and socialization skills.
  • Fostering an environment of respect for individual patient and family rights to privacy and effectively incorporated dignity in all aspects of care delivery.
  • Effectively integrated knowledge and understanding of established customer service standards in all interactions with patients, family members, and/or other internal/external customers.
  • Led and taught classes to the patients concerning their mental health issues.
  • Implemented educational training and instruction by getting the patients involved in music and performed exercise classes with them.
  • This type of therapy assisted those who suffered depression and for those who had other mental health issues, i.e., PTSD, alcoholism, drug addiction, schizophrenia, psychosis and other mentally debilitating issues.
  • Salary: 30,000.00 USD per year Hours per week: 40 Supervisor: Anthony (XXX-433-2110) okay to contact this supervisor: yes Provided basic patient care and treatments, such as, taking vital signs (temperatures, blood pressures, pulse, and respirations), dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
  • Answered patients' calls and determined how to assist them.
  • Worked as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs to plan and modify care, as needed and assisted in implementing interventions.
  • Assembled and used equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen supply Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members, as necessary.
  • Recorded food and fluid intake and output.
  • Helped patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
  • Supervised nursing aides/assistants.
04/2002 to 01/2003
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT Cci Health & Wellness Services Adelphi, MD,
  • Provided patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
  • Provided for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Provided adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, nonsterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; applying restraints; accu checks; inserting catheters.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information.
  • Provided patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
  • Documented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
  • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
  • Protected organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Served and protected the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
09/2001 to 03/2002
PATIENT REPRESENTATIVE Cci Health & Wellness Services Forest Glen, MD, United States
  • Salary: 20,000.00 USD Per year Hours per week: 20.
08/1981 to 09/2001
Patient Representative UNITED STATES AIR FORCE City, STATE,
  • A) Traveled to patient homes to fill out necessary paperwork for admission to hospice.
  • B) Explained policies, procedures, or services to patients using medical and administrative knowledge for appropriate health care services or resources.
  • D) Coordinated communication between patients, family members, medical and administrative staff or regulatory agencies.
08/1981 to 09/2001
customer service specialist/representative, supervisor, assistant manager Civil Engineering Sqadron City, STATE,
  • Help store in CES, worked in readiness (Prime BEEF).
  • Performed and wore many different hats during my military career.
  • My last tour was at Wright Patterson AFB, in which I retired.
Education and Training
Expected in
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse
Excelsior College - Albany, NY

Registered Nurse Currently working toward my nursing degree.

*Hope to finish in approximately 6 months.

*Miami Valley CTC 07/14/Coursework in Adult and Family HealthCoursework in Acute Care NursingCoursework in Women's HealthCoursework in Diabetes Management

Expected in
Licensed Practical Nurse Certification: Licensed Practical Nurse
Miami Valley Career Technology Center - Englewood, OH

Coursework in Acute Care NursingCoursework in Women's HealthCoursework in Diabetes ManagementCoursework in Adult and Family HealthCoursework in Diabetes Management

Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Social: Psychology
Park University - Parkville, Maryland

Social: PsychologyGraduated Summa Cum Laude, 3.7 GPA. Member of Non-Commissioned Officers Association Club.

Expected in 1998
Associate of Arts: Maintenance Production Management
Community College of the Air Force - Maxwell Afb, Alabama

Maintenance Production Management

Expected in
Associate of Science Degree: Mechanical and Electrical Technology
Community College of the Air Force - Maxwell Afb, Alabama

Mechanical and Electrical Technology

Expected in 1987
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts
IIV University of Maryland - Maxwell Afb, Maryland

Coursework in heading toward a nursing degree.

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School Attended

  • Excelsior College
  • Miami Valley Career Technology Center
  • Park University
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • IIV University of Maryland

Job Titles Held:

  • MEDICAL CTR - DAYTON, Veterans Administration
  • Patient Representative
  • customer service specialist/representative, supervisor, assistant manager


  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Certification
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Associate of Arts

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