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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 10 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in inpatient and outpatient settings. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Experienced medical professional well-versed in performing triage, collecting intake information and caring for wounds. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills. Sound judgment, caring nature and superior work ethic.

Skills
  • Oklahoma Licensed Practical Nurse
  • CPR and BLS certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Organization and planning
  • Patient and family focused
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Talent in obtaining/charting vital signs
  • Samples collection
  • Caring for wounds
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Counting narcotics
  • Educating families
  • Assisting physicians
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
Experience
02/2022 to Current
LPN Landmark Health VA, State,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • 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.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
08/2021 to 12/2021
LPN Landmark Health Ventura County, CA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • 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.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in [Number]-bed hospital.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
02/2020 to 06/2021
LPN Buckingham Valley Rehab And Nursing Center Inc. Newtown, PA,
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 23-bed hospital.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with [Software].
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to [Number] patients per day.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
11/2019 to 01/2020
Licensed Practical Nurse Buckingham Valley Rehab And Nursing Center Inc. Newtown, PA,
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs every two hours.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Used sterile techniques, including accessing ports to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Administered patient care to oncology patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
12/2015 to 01/2020
Licensed Practical Nurse Landmark Health Westminster, CA,

Skills include:

IV's and Port access

EKG's

Lab Draw

Vital Signs

Splint application

Foley Catheter insertion

  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Used sterile techniques, including accessing ports and inserting foley catheters to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
06/2013 to 12/2015
Licensed Practical Nurse Ardent Health Services Topeka, KS,

Managed Patients taking Coumadin.

  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including 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.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with active patients.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
05/2005 to 05/2010
Patient Care Technician Company Name City, State,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Kept unit well-stocked and efficient with necessary medical supplies.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2002 to to
High School Diploma:
Catoosa High School - Catoosa, OK
GPA:
Expected in to to
Associate of Arts:
Tulsa Community College - Tulsa, OK
GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to
: LPN
Tulsa Technology Center - Tulsa, OK
GPA:
Expected in to to
: Nursing
Tulsa Community College - Tulsa, OK
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Catoosa High School
  • Tulsa Community College
  • Tulsa Technology Center
  • Tulsa Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN
  • LPN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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