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

Experienced Healthcare team member proficient in biological specimen collection, mobility assistance and emergency situation management. Demonstrated strengths in building relationships, prioritizing tasks and managing time effectively. Hardworking and dedicated with Qualified Medical Aide certification.

Skills
  • Quick problem solver
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Patient relations
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Helping with medication
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Collecting specimens
  • Electronic charting
  • Infection control procedures
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Team building
  • Administrative support
Experience
Qualified Medication Aide, 06/2019 - Current
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Madison, WI,
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Administered oral medications, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays and testing blood sugar via finger sticks.
  • Measure and record vital signs.
  • Assess wounds and abrasions that qualify as stage 1 or lower.
  • Sanitize medication carts and kept them organized.
  • Give and take report from outside facilities on residents incoming and outgoing from the facility.
  • Complete necessary charting for shift, give oncoming shift report, and count medication carts to ensure all counts are correct.
  • Keeping narcotics sheets updated and MARS.
  • Contact family or responsible parties in instances of emergencies and accidents as well as DON.
  • Extra cleaning and housekeeping duties as time allowed.
Nursing Technician, 05/2016 - 05/2019
Spectrum Health Newaygo, MI,
  • Preparations for open heart surgery
  • Reposition patients based upon turning schedule to reduce bed sores.
  • Experience in cardiac critical care unit as well as intensive care unit.
  • Bed checks and changes as needed as well as peri-care and catheter care
  • Attended to patients in 16-bed unit, continuously checking on needs and maintaining high standards of patient care. Reporting any unusual findings.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Collected urine and stool samples to complete various tests for patient, checking for changes that indicated potentially dangerous conditions.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Used mobility devices and mechanical lift equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented patient intake and output following dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising. Also assisted patients with shaving and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • 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.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 06/1997 - 06/2017
Arbor Company Chantilly, VA,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in 128-bed skilled LTC facility.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Used mobility devices and mechanical lift equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1996
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Madison High School - Madison, iN,
GPA:
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Certified Nursing Assistant: , Expected in 07/1997
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The Waters of Clifty Falls - Madison, iN,
GPA:
Status -
Qualified Medical Aide: , Expected in 09/2005
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Indiana Health Careers - Sellersburg, iN,
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Madison High School
  • The Waters of Clifty Falls
  • Indiana Health Careers

Job Titles Held:

  • Qualified Medication Aide
  • Nursing Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Qualified Medical Aide

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