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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Enthusiastic LPN offering thirteen years of direct care and ability to handle the medical and personal needs of patients with a focused and compassionate mentality. Proven skills in updating plan of care and progress information in computer system and directly to healthcare staff and family members. Talent for leading by example with strong people skills and unit supervision to deliver best-in-care as a team.

Employment of three years with success in medical records management. Focused on delivering exceptional results through ability to multitask, strong time management, communication and organazational skills.

Skills
  • Quick learner
  • Time management skills
  • Positive learning process
  • Results-oriented
  • Duty delegation
  • Staff training
  • Charting
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Information documentation
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • CPR and BLS certified
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Drug administration trained
  • Conflict resolution
  • Infection control standards
  • Medical coding capability
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Patient and family focused
  • Wound care expertise
  • Mobility assistance
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Staff training and development
  • Relationship and team building
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organization and planning
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Diabetes management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Self-discipline
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Problem resolution ability
Education and Training
Arkansas Tech University Ozark, AR, Expected in 2006 Licensed Practical Nurse : Nursing - GPA :
Arkansas Tech University Ozark, AR Expected in 2004 Business/Medical Transcription : - GPA :
Experience
Smiledirectclub - Night Shift Charge Nurse
Sacramento, CA, 01/2013 - 11/2018
  • Completed clinical tasks while adhering to defined policies and procedures.
  • Ensured excellent care with a focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Identified areas in need of clinical improvement and implemented process changes to accommodate.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Charted resident responses, progress to approaches used and reported abnormal signs and symptoms to medical care professionals on staff.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.
  • Communicated extensively with patients to provide assistance, support and instructions.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Liaised with medical care professionals and community organizations to ensure residents suffering from demaT]isease-related symptoms received adequate care.
  • Liaised with medical care professionals and community organizations to ensure residents suffering fromT] iease-related symptoms received adequate care.
  • Frequently commended for maintaining the and dignity of resident.
  • Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Ensured smooth transition of residents into new environment.
  • Ordered medicines daily to ensure compliance with demands and needs.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance across all patient data handling, systems and training.
Center For Human Development - Medical Records Specialist
La Grande, OR, 03/2009 - 08/2012
  • Set up patient charts and documented information with attention to confidentiality.
  • Maintained electronic medical records for all clients
  • Conceptualized and implemented new and more efficient filing system.
  • Entered patient information, including insurance, demographic and health history into software system and confirmed records were updated.
  • Provided respectful assistance to all parties, including patients, staff members and insurance company representatives.
  • Streamlined day-to-day office processes to meet long-term goals.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians and community at large.
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Ensured smooth transition of residents into new environment.
  • Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Contributed to and participated in community education projects to foster widespread understanding of the prevention and treatment of illnesses.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.
  • Visited with residents to provide sensory stimulation and reality orientation.
  • Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance across all patient data handling, systems and training.
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Assigned staff to meet patient care needs and address productivity standards, while adjusting for census, skill mix and sick calls.
  • Organized, updated and maintained over [100] patient charts.
  • Contributed to community-focused public relations.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Purchases, restocking and organization.
  • Managed computer databases, physical file systems and required logs.
  • Supervised and evaluated the activities of nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance and other personnel.
  • Documented contacts with prospects, related families or advisors and developed relationships with potential referral sources.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
  • Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.
  • Volunteered to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary.
  • Built strong network of outside referral sources within community.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
  • Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
  • Ordered medicines daily to ensure compliance with demands and needs.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Charted resident responses, progress to approaches used and reported abnormal signs and symptoms to medical care professionals on staff.
  • Ensured proper entry and processing of patient prescriptions in company system.
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.
  • Fostered interdisciplinary relationships by negotiation and consensus building to attain goals for all disciplines.
  • Developed and supervised staff by providing orientation, training, support and direction.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Charted and recorded information in client files.
  • Monitored staffing patterns and nursing care hours for efficiency and made changes when necessary.
  • Ensured quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of all nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Coordinated resident care and staffing of memory care services and provided input in pre-admission assessments and decision-making.
  • Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations in community activities.
  • Evaluated patients presenting with acute conditions such as asthma, appendicitis and hernia.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Conducted tours with prospective residents and families and coordinated supportive services to meet needs of incoming residents.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
  • Conducted onsite visits to perform evaluations.
  • Remained alert to conditions interfering with safety and well-being of residents involved in activities.
  • Evaluated nursing notes to confirm accuracy of described care provided and patient responses.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Planned and organized staff development and orientation programs for nursing services.
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
  • Performed all tasks with patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained n new staff annually.
  • Analyzed facility activities and data to properly assess risk management and improve services. patients.
  • Set up patient charts and documented information with attention to confidentiality.
  • Streamlined day-to-day office processes to meet long-term goals.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Organized, updated and maintained over 100 patient charts.
  • Pulled patient records quickly so that requesters received the information
State Of Indiana - Charge Nurse
English, IN, 05/2006 - 09/2009
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Addressed patient care needs, including collecting vitals, dressing wounds and managing catheters.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns such as adverse reactions with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Maintained high level of professionalism and calmness with all personnel, even in high-stress situations.
  • Provided excellent and professional service to ensure guest satisfaction.

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School Attended
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Arkansas Tech University
Job Titles Held:
  • Night Shift Charge Nurse
  • Medical Records Specialist
  • Charge Nurse
Degrees
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Business/Medical Transcription