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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking nursing professional bringing 10+ years of experience delivering exceptional care to patients. Knowledgeable and skilled at maximizing patient comfort and safety while meeting strict cost control standards. Well-organized and forward-thinking in managing patient needs. Proven history of leveraging critical thinking, analysis and medical knowledge to deliver superior care in high-pressure environments. . Proven leadership focused on increasing and enhancing patient care and satisfaction. Streamline safety protocols for comprehensive patient care. Competent and committed to high levels of communication, timely charting and medicine distribution. Patient, caring and organized with a talent for relating to patients and approachable attitude.

Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Staff Supervision
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Gastrostomy Buttons Experience
  • Multidisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Staff Education
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Improvement Activities
  • Medication Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Precepting
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Personal Care Needs
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Scheduling
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Long-Term Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Budgeting
  • Long-term Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Medication dispensing
  • Patient education and counseling
Work History
Registered Nurse, Resident Care Coordinator, 03/2018 to Current
American Senior Communities Bedford, IN,
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Coordinated and implemented in-service educational programs focusing on safety and adherence to protocols.
  • Participated in QAPI policy committee, meeting monthly to discuss policies, propose revisions and implement changes.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 25 patients daily.
  • Updated patient charts using COLLAIN with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Educated families and patients on current facility procedures, medical diagnoses and best courses of action.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Hired and trained new staff members on facility policies, patient care and medicine distribution.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions related to falls and accidents, as well as chronic conditions, such as arthritis and COPD.
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for elderly patients and caregivers.
  • Conducted functional behavior assessments, functional analysis, preference assessments and assessments of basic learning and language skills to identify target behaviors and purpose of behaviors.
  • Trained residential staff on symptoms management and intervention strategies for clients with various behavioral issues.
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Administered PPD and IM injections according to protocol.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
LPN Charge Nurse, 02/2017 to 03/2018
Jonesboro Assisted Living Center, Llc Jonesboro, GA,
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising RN
  • 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 patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance
  • Cared for patients in 72-bed unit, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients
LPN Charge Nurse OB/GYN, 07/2011 to 02/2017
Wayne OB/GYN City, STATE,
  • Kept detailed records of patient treatments and needs throughout medical processes
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms
LPN Med/Surgery Nurse, 06/2010 to 07/2011
Doctors Hospital Of Tattnall City, STATE,
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures
Education
Associate of Science: LPN, Expected in 03/2010
to
Southeastern Technical College - Vidalia, GA
GPA:
Associate of Science: RN, Expected in 12/2017
to
Albany State University - Albany, GA
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Southeastern Technical College
  • Albany State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Resident Care Coordinator
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse OB/GYN
  • LPN Med/Surgery Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science