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

Certified Nursing Assistant offering 12 plus years of experience in healthcare environments. Promotes superior time-management skills, compassionate bedside manner and astute observational ability. Knowledgeable about mobility assistance and patient hygiene needs. Sympathetic Mental Health Tech offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Dedicated and energetic with excellent listening skills and establishing therapeutic relationships with patients while helping with daily living.

Skills
  • Medical documentation
  • Patient escorting
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Scheduling coordination
  • Patient lifting
  • Emergency protocols
  • Emergency procedures
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Progress monitoring
  • Confidentiality
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Collecting specimens
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Infection control procedures
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Charting expertise
  • EHR Management
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
Experience
02/2021 to 03/2022
Mental Health Technician Mercy Medical Center - Canton Carrollton, OH,
  • Commonwealth Care Roanoke River, Hopewell, VA 23860 LTC, CNA 3-11: ( 4 week assignment)
  • Identified and addressed individual mental health challenges to support patients.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Verified patient health history and contact information for chart accuracy.
  • Used thermometers or blood pressure gauges to take and record measures of patients' physical condition.
  • Bathed, fed and dressed patients based on individual abilities.
  • Conducted or assisted in treatment and rehabilitation of mental health patients by performing basic assessment procedures.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations.
  • Engaged clients in therapeutic groups to promote coping skills, education and life skills.
  • Provided psychiatric or personal care to emotionally disturbed or cognitively impaired patients.
  • Instructed new employees on protocols to use when interacting with psychiatric patients.
  • Restrained violent or suicidal patients using approved verbal or physical techniques.

Rydal Park LTC Jenkintown, PA : CNA 3-11 & 11-7: ( 4 week assignment)

  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Supported daily living activities by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
02/2022 to Current
COVID-19 Screener Universal Health Services Lawrenceville, GA,

MONTGOMERY PUBLIC SCHOOLS: CNA COVID-19 SCREENER:

  • Sanitized work area and sterilized equipment and instruments to comply with protocols.
  • Distributed COVID-19 FAQ and educational material with daily status updates to increase awareness.
  • Donned and doffed personal protective equipment per company protocol to reduce spread of virus.
  • Communicated professionally to explain COVID-19 screening procedures to staff members and visitors.
  • Offered protective masks and face shields to guests.
  • Worked outdoors in extreme cold or heat to screen incoming visitors for COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Screened employees and visitors using specific protocol and non-contact infrared thermometers.
06/2020 to 01/2021
Travel CNA Brookdale Senior Living Norman, OK,

EL PASO, TX: CNA ( Medical Team FT BLISS BASE) 4 week assignment

  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Collected and prepared nasal-pharyngeal samples for PCR testing of COVID-19 in accordance with standard methods and processes.
  • Maintained cleanliness of testing booth and testing materials to comply with CDC guidelines.
  • Administered required COVID-19 rapid tests and sample collection using proper swabbing technique.
  • Followed in-process quality control procedures and performed accurate data entry of patient information to prepare collected specimens for testing and analysis.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Provided daily living activities to patients by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
01/2015 to 03/2021
Mental Health Support Worker Serenity Home Health Care Agency City, STATE,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Provided daily living activities to patients by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Assessed mental and physical conditions of clients by consulting with professionals, conducting interviews and completing assessments.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Provided mental health support services to members and families.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2002
: CNA
Lexington Specialty - Lexington Ky,
GPA:
Expected in 06/2013
Associate of Science: Medical Insurance Coding
Everest University - Tampa - Tampa, FL
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Nursing Assistant: AL, GA, TN, PA, NC. SC, VA, WV
  • Home Care Aide (HHA)
  • COVID-19 Tracer Training - 2020

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School Attended

  • Lexington Specialty
  • Everest University - Tampa

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Technician
  • COVID-19 Screener
  • Travel CNA
  • Mental Health Support Worker

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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