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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Patient Examination
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Seizure Disorders
  • PICC Lines
  • Chest Tubes
  • Heart Failure
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Nursing Assignments
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Unit Oversight
  • Stoke management
  • Unit Administration
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Admissions and Discharge Processes
  • Wound Management
Work History
01/2009 to Current Registered Nurse Sava Senior Care | Hertford, NC,
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
07/2008 to 07/2009 LPN Uc Health | Craig, CO,
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and triage medical concerns.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
06/2006 to 06/2008 Medical Assistant Southwest General Health Center | Middleburg Heights, OH,
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
11/2005 to 12/2009 Nursing Assistant Children's Memorial Hospital | New Lenox, IL,
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Transported patients to treatment units and operating rooms by using wheelchairs, stretchers or moveable beds.
Education
Expected in 09/2009 to to Associate Degree In Nursing | Nursing Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA GPA:
Languages
Spanish:
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated:
English:
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated:

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School Attended

  • Yakima Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • LPN
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate Degree In Nursing

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