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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Compassionate Nursing professional demonstrating exemplary skills in direct patient care and healthcare team support. Communicative and collaborative demeanor cultivated over 15 + years of superior healthcare industry performance. Experience handling multiple, complex cases with accuracy and dignity.

Dedicated Unit and Nursing assistant committed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, forward-thinking approach. Helpful Nursing Assistant committed to making patients feel comfortable and secure. Proficient in cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms, documenting observations and examining for symptoms. Compassionate approach to dealing with those under duress .

Knowledgeable and compassionate Nursing staff member with 15+ years of Medical, Unit and Nursing assistant experience. Diligent about serving all facets of patient medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

Thorough Unit and Nursing assistant with experience carrying out patient evaluation and emergent care. Well-versed in emergency protocols, in-field care and during transport. Certified in EMT-B, Hemodialysis TECH and Medical assisting and Phlebotomy.Meticulous Unit and Nursing assistant with over 15 years in healthcare roles. Practiced in patient vital sign monitoring and emergent care. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and nursing assistant and EMT-B.

Skills
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Collecting specimens
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Patient Care and Safety
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Records Management
  • Patient relations
  • Infection control procedures
  • HIPAA
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Quick problem solver
  • Preparing meals
  • Able to lift over 75 pounds
Experience
Nursing Assistant, 07/2020 to Current
LifescapeSioux City, IA,
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions by providing immediate wound care and dressing changes.
  • Used mobility devices and hoover mats, lifts, equipment to transport patients.
  • Documented nursing assessments, treatments and follow-up care to maintain patient safety and optimize workflow.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
Unit Secretary, Nursing Assistant, 06/2014 to 07/2020
American Advanced Management, IncChico, CA,
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Updated group medical records and technical library to support smooth office operations.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Scheduled and confirmed patient appointments for diagnostic, surgical and consultation services.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Conducted patient intake interviews to collect medical information and insurance details.
  • Compiled physical and digital documents, charts and reports to meet business and patient need.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Supported administrative and healthcare staff, providing order fulfillment and inventory management services to ease operations.
  • Answered phone calls to provide assistance, information and medical personnel access to maximize office efficiency.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Provided patient information to facilitate timely admissions and discharges.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions by providing immediate wound care and dressing changes.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Maintained strong and trusting rapport with patients and all healthcare staff to build relationships.
Dialysis Technician, 03/2013 to 06/2014
Cvph Medical CenterPlattsburgh, NY,
  • Performed routine sterilization, cleaning, and maintenance of hemodialysis machines and equipment.
  • Attached dialyzer and tubing to dialysis machines for use in hemodialysis treatment.
  • Followed infection control measures when cleaning and attaching hemodialysis machine to access sites like fistulas, catheters, and grafts.
  • Took and documented patients' vital statistics, including temperature, blood pressure and pulse and respiration rates, before and after dialysis treatment.
  • Eased patients' anxiety by explaining dialysis procedures and dialysis machine operations.
  • Inspected equipment and conducted safety checks on equipment and instruments to maintain high-quality control standards.
  • Initiated and terminated reverse osmosis water system and performed water quality monitoring tests prior to dialysis initiation.
  • Transported patients from rooms and prepared for treatments.
  • Sustained hemodialysis workflow by inventorying and restocking needed equipment and supplies.
  • Aided patients with mobility and activities of daily living.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Verified patient identities using prescribed protective measures to meet facility and regulatory requirements.
  • Collected lab specimens in adherence with safety protocols for patient tests.
  • Calibrated equipment for optimal use and to obtain accurate diagnostic results.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
EMT-Basic, 12/2009 to 03/2012
Smith AmbulanceCity, STATE,
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Reviewed inventory levels prior to shift and restocked ambulance to prepare for service.
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
  • Explained to conscious patients steps involved for medical evaluations and need for possible hospital transport.
  • Delivered emergency care to individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, falls and shootings, stabbings and end of life incidents.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: EMT, Expected in 12/2009
Akron University - Akron, OH,
GPA:
Associate of Science: Phlebotomy, Expected in 05/2003
Stark State College - Canton, OH
GPA:
Associate of Science: Medical Assisting, Expected in 05/2003
Buckeye Career Center - New Philadelphia, OH
GPA:
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR

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School Attended

  • Akron University
  • Stark State College
  • Buckeye Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Unit Secretary, Nursing Assistant
  • Dialysis Technician
  • EMT-Basic

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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