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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 5 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in acute care facilities. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Skills
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Patient Charting
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Medication Administration
  • Wound Care
  • Admitting and Discharging
  • PCC eMar Software
Education and Training
Berkeley College Woodland Park, NJ, Expected in 10/2017 LPN Certficate : Health Sciences - GPA : Dean's List Honoree, 4, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 4.0
Morris Hills Highschool Rockaway, NJ, Expected in 06/2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Southeastern Health - Staff LPN
Lumberton, NC, 04/2023 - Current
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Worked with 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.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
Southeastern Health - Staff LPN
Lumberton, NC, 09/2021 - Current
  • Possesses the specialized knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide care for people with new or history of spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Coordinates nursing care activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate achievement of overall goals.
  • Knowledgeable on a range of rehabilitative interventions which includes bladder, bowel, and skin management; management of spasticity, autonomic dysreflexia and psychosocial issues and patient education for self-care and management
  • Performs assessment and analyzes patient problems and conditions using critical decision making to determine need for standard, urgent or emergent interventions.
Southeastern Health - Staff LPN
Lumberton, NC, 12/2017 - 10/2023
  • Gathered patient medical histories and symptoms, and recorded data such as height, weight, pulse rate, and blood pressure
  • Cared for admitted patients, including fluid administration, wound care, and medication administration
  • Charted medication administration and nursing care provided to document patient progress or report changes in condition
  • Collected biological samples and prepared for lab testing
  • Recorded patient fluid and food intakes and outputs and monitored overall wellness to report changes in condition
  • Administered medications per physicians' orders or as directed by care plan
  • Administered immunizations in alignment with required schedules and organizational standards
  • Treated and dressed Stage I-IV wounds and provided proactive follow-up care to monitor progress and change dressings
  • Ordered diagnostic imaging or other tests according to physicians' orders
  • Trained and mentored nursing students, orderlies, and new healthcare team members in organizational policies and standards of care
  • Educated patients and family support system in post-discharge care and disease prevention
  • Used PCC EMR software to record and update patient medical charts
  • Displayed effective communication skills in initiating and maintaining therapeutic relationships with patients.
  • Worked with 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.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
Southeastern Health - Staff LPN
Lumberton, NC, 11/2019 - 01/2020
  • Spring Grove Rehabilitation
  • Documented clinical information in patient medical records daily
  • Charted medication administration and nursing care provided to document patient progress or report changes in condition
  • Used PCC EMR software to record and update patient medical charts
  • Administered medications per physicians' orders or as directed by care plan
  • Treated and dressed Stage I-III wounds and provided proactive follow-up care to monitor progress and change dressings
  • Displayed effective communication skills in initiating and maintaining therapeutic relationships with patients
  • Ordered diagnostic imaging or other tests according to physicians' orders
  • Maintained confidentiality concerning treatment and personal information.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Berkeley College
  • Morris Hills Highschool

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff LPN
  • Staff LPN
  • Staff LPN
  • Staff LPN

Degrees

  • LPN Certficate
  • High School Diploma

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