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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated Medical Surgical Registered Nurse offering expert clinical skills and judgment. Delivers top-notch care to patients with diverse surgical histories. Uses nursing processes to effectively assess, plan and evaluate patient care. Highly observant, diligent and dedicated patients.

Motivated Medical Surgical Nurse offering [Number] years of clinical management experience. Patient and dedicated professional remains composed in tense environments. Dedicated to providing high-quality individualized care to patients.

Patient-oriented nursing professional with [Number] years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in [Type] settings. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes. Specialize in [Type] patient care.

Dedicated and well-qualified [Type] RN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Brings [Number]+ year record in field.

Conscientious [Type] Nurse offering [Number] years of experience providing comprehensive care in [Type] settings. Works effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Adheres diligently to patient privacy protocols and medical charting best practices.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Skills
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Patient Charting
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Needs Assessment
  • Patient Observation
  • Medication Administration
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Wound Dressing
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Team Building
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Specimen Collection
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Recordkeeping and Maintenance
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • Time Management
  • Infection Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Critical Thinking
  • Quality Assessments
  • First Aid and CPR
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Treatment Room Preparation
Experience
02/2022 to Current
Medical-Surgical LPN Chi Health Plainview, NE,
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Demonstrated high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills and adaptability in fast-paced and unpredictable medical environment.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Cared expertly for individuals with wide array of medical issues such as pulmonary, cardiology and infectious disease patients.
  • Deployed therapeutic communication and active listening and teaching to establish relationships with patients, families and health care team for optimum patient care.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Observed surgical procedures to closely monitor patient and quickly assist physician with potential complications or additional needs.
  • Coordinated with patient and attending physician in facilitating discharge and continuing needs for home care or transfer to extended care facility.
  • Supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
  • Supported successful administration of care plans by communicating with cross-functional teams.
  • Recorded actions or behaviors of clinical significance in EMR system charts and kept physicians informed.
  • 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.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • 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.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
10/2020 to 02/2022
Lpn Medication Administration Sunrise Senior Living Monterey, CA,
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Prepared or examined food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
02/2017 to 10/2020
Wellness Nurse Brookdale Senior Living Madison, WI,
  • Talked with patients about lifestyle changes and proper diet to promote better overall health.
  • Assisted [Job title] with creation of tailored care plans for patients based on individual needs.
  • Discussed methods to help relieve stress and anxiety without medication such as yoga and meditation.
  • Delivered high level of services and care to [Number] patients in assisted living center.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/2016 to to
Associate of Science: LPN
CMK - Glendale Heights, IL,
GPA:
Expected in 10/2006 to to
CNA: Health Aide
Health Care Services - Lombard, IL,
GPA:
Expected in 10/1987 to to
High School Diploma:
Centro De Estudios Diversificados - Guatemala, Guatemala,
GPA:
Expected in to to
: Political Science
Universidad De San Carlos De Guatemala - Guatemala, Guatemala,
GPA:
Expected in to to
Credential Evaluators: GED, 2 years undergraduate study
ECE - Milwaukee, WI,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CMK
  • Health Care Services
  • Centro De Estudios Diversificados
  • Universidad De San Carlos De Guatemala
  • ECE

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical-Surgical LPN
  • Lpn Medication Administration
  • Wellness Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • CNA
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Credential Evaluators

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