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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.

Emergency Room Nurse with over [Number] years of experience working in urgent and high-volume patient settings. Strong background in [Type] procedures, supervising nursing staff and [Task].

Dedicated nursing professional with clinical practicum experience and passion for delivering quality healthcare. Skilled at establishing care plans and educating patients and families. Offering caring bedside manner, patient-centric focus and expertise in discharge management.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Patient triaging
  • Multi-tasking and prioritiza
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Educating families
  • Caring for wounds
  • Documenting incidents
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Assisting physician
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Team leader
  • OR and ER experience
  • Disease specialization proficiency
  • Strong medical ethic
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Patient-oriente
  • Relationship and team building
  • Flow sheet charting skillfulness
  • Talent in obtaining/charting vital signs
  • Disease management programs
  • Problem resolution ability
  • Maintaining records
  • Team development
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Speaking clearl
  • Sterilization techniques mastery
  • Maintaining quality assurance standards
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Certification
  • Dermatology training
  • Hematology testing capability
  • Oxygen machine maintenance
  • Infection control standards
  • Specimen collection and processing
  • Staffing management
  • Wound care proficiency
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Practiced inpatient and outpatient caregiver
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Diabetes management
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Colostomy care
  • Medical instrument sterilization mastery
  • Patient care planning
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • Seizure management
  • Managing student outcomes
  • Hands-on clinical instruction
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Education and Training
Alexandria Vocation & Technical S , Expected in : - GPA :
Alexandria Vo-Tech , Expected in : - GPA :
LSUA Alexandria, LA Expected in 12/1997 Associate of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Alexandria Technical College Alexandria, LA Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Nursing LPN - GPA :
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches, LA Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Alexandria Technical College Alexandria, LA Expected in : Licensed Practical Nurse - GPA :
Alexandria Technical College Alexandria, LA Expected in 09/1987 : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Baptist Health Care - Registered Nurse
Baker, FL, 08/2006 - Current
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Coordinated review, revision and creation of operational policies within emergency department.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
Baptist Health Care - Registered Nurse
Orlando, FL, 05/1990 - 08/2007
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomoies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Coordinated and managed care for patients undergoing myocardial infarction screening and anticoagulation therapies.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
Baptist Health Care - Registered Nurse
Pensacola, FL, 02/1990 - 02/2004
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Designed strategies to resolve nursing and patient satisfaction issues, improve response and patient care quality and propose plans to enhance quality and safety initiatives hospital-wide.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Completed and maintained personal Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) standards to show consistent clinical competency and sound judgment.
  • Offered clinical leadership and oversight to [Number]-bed acute care medical-surgical unit, including daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process covering [Number] to [Number] high acuity patients per shift.
  • Set up trays, supplies and sterile fields for office procedures.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assessed patients' response to treatment and suggested ways to combat side effects.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Boosted clinical accountability and reduced discrepancies by coordinating with other stakeholders to develop and roll out new flow sheet and forms for dialysis treatment.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to all patients.
  • Facilitated patient flow during emergency situations, directing evacuations, admissions and transfers.
  • Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for staff of [Number] in [Numbed]-bed facility, providing personnel with guidance and patients with high-quality care.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Conducted post-op reviews, tracked patients' vitals and monitored fluids to reach optimal care targets.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Cared for more than [Number] patients each shift while delegating assignments and supervising junior team members to handle needs of [Number]-bed [Type] unit.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of [Number] on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on [Number]-bed medical-surgical unit with emphasis on orthopedics, urology, and gastro-intestinal post-operative patients.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Delivered care to [Number] patients per day, including coordinating and evaluating interdisciplinary care.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in [Number]-bed long-term care unit.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
Lawrence General Hospital - Licensed Practical Nurse
North Andover, MA, 09/1987 - 02/1991
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • 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.
  • Administered patient care to [Type] patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • 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.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.

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School Attended

  • Alexandria Vocation & Technical S
  • Alexandria Vo-Tech
  • LSUA
  • Alexandria Technical College
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  • Alexandria Technical College
  • Alexandria Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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