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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Attentive nursing professional presenting high level of care, patient assistance, and team work during each shift. Considered hardworking and driven. Ready for new opportunity with RN license to apply exceptional nursing skills in hospital setting.

Skills
  • KCI wound vac certification champion
  • AHA BLS and ACLS certified, Scheduled for PALS class May 2022
  • EMR
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medical/Surgical and Progressive Care unit skills
  • RN preceptor for Surgical floor and PCU nurses
  • I am proficient in operating ICU/PCU wall monitors
  • Experience assessing and managing PCU patients transferred for initiation of NIPPV (Bipap, Avaps)
  • Telestroke protocol experience
  • Am extremely skilled in assessing and caring for multiple types of surgical patients, including managing drains, wounds, wound vacs, PCA pumps, and epidurals
  • Experience caring for open-heart patients once transferred to unit 5c, and/or PCU, including use of Mediastinal chest tubes, Epicardial wires, and external pacemakers and have applied in emergencies, I also have taken the initiative to train other nurses, and have assisted the cardiothoracic team in bedside procedures.
  • Proficient in managing tracheostomies
  • Mechanical ventilation experience managing non-weaning ventilators
  • Skilled in emergency settings and have assisted in emergency intubations
  • PCU trained
  • Experience using ICU/PCU insulin protocol
  • Have administered and monitored non-Titratable Vasoactive and antiarrhythmic infusions and pushes
  • Experience using electrolyte protocol
  • Proficient in obtaining arterial blood gases, blood draws, and peripheral iv insertion
  • Well versed in managing PICC and central lines
  • Pride myself on being thorough and particular with care of patients
  • Am known as a resource person for unit 5C, have made the transition from LPN to RN seamlessly, and hope to make a natural transition from 5C PCU to ICU to further my career
  • Highly dependable
Work History
Registered Nurse, 07/2020 to Current
Minnesota GastroenterologySaint Paul, MN,
  • 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.
  • Prior Experience caring for Open heart patients
  • Implemented medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches
LPN, 09/2000 to 07/2020
WellpathLa Belle, PA,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Prepared, administered and recorded prescribed medications and reported adverse reactions in accordance with policy.
  • On wound care committee, helped develop skin care protocols for facility. Helped train other nurses LPN/RN in use of wound vac.
  • On restraint committee, helped develop policy and reduced number of restraints used all together in hospital.
  • On pt safety committee unit based council committee, BCMA committee.
  • Used aseptic techniques, to provide sterilized wound care.
  • Initiated corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment showed adverse symptomatology.
  • Identified irregular telemetry readings and notified appropriate medical team members.
  • Monitored and adjusted specialized equipment used on patients and interpreted and recorded electronic displays.
  • Evaluated patients' pain levels, implementing correct dosage of medication to alleviate discomfort.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity. Identified irregular telemetry readings and notified appropriate medical team members.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Adhered to treatment plan instructions when administering medications and treatments to patients
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients
LPN Supervisor, 05/2017 to 06/2020
Ohio HealthDublin, OH,
  • Scheduled staff and delegated work assignments.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to clients requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Scheduled staff and delegated work assignments
  • Oversaw medication passes and all direct patient care
  • Maintained medication room in full compliance with government and facility requirements
  • Evaluated and improved team member performance through coaching and training
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications
LPN Charge Nurse, 06/1995 to 09/2000
National Church ResidencesPhoenix, AZ,
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Collaborated with LPN/RN on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • MD consults/visits, routine rounds, medications and treatments.
  • Led and mentored [Number] newly licensed nurses and nursing students to develop professional expertise
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering [Type] tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds
  • Documented vitals and medical histories in patient charts when assessing patients and communicated patient information to physicians and other nurses for care continuity
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2024 to Excelsior College - Albany, NY
GPA:
Associate Degree in Nursing: RN, Expected in 03/2020 to Excelsior College - Albany, NY
GPA:
Diploma-LPN: LPN, Expected in 06/1995 to Erie 1 BOCES - Buffalo, NY
GPA:
Certifications
  • Volunteer Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 1994-2005
  • BLS/ACLS
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Accomplishments

Nursing Excellence Award-2006

Outstanding annual performances appraisals

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School Attended

  • Excelsior College
  • Excelsior College
  • Erie 1 BOCES

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • LPN
  • LPN Supervisor
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Diploma-LPN

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