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Jessica
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Summary

Wound Care Registered Nurse providing work history treating patients with chronic and acute wounds. Demonstrated talent for assessing patients and delivering individualized care. Skillfully adjusted and revised care plans based on patient response to boost overall outcome. Also knowledgeable about infection paths in LTC outbreaks as well as wound infections, McGeer criteria, and prevention procedures. While doing the above, also continuing to be a focused and responsive Long-Term Care Registered Nurse. Skilled at overseeing day-to-day resident care. Handles emergencies expertly to stabilize patients and meet care requirements. Offers strengths in treatment planning and medication administration.

Skills
  • Wound Care Certified with the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy on 11/10/2019
  • Completed Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course through the CDC on 10/18/20
  • Complex wound care
  • Knowledge in infection prevention
  • Pain management
  • Revising policies
  • Leading meetings
  • Overseeing isolation procedures
  • Surveillance strategies
  • Managing data
Education and Training
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI Expected in Associate Degree in Nursing : - GPA :
Experience
Community Medical Centers - Wound Care Registered Nurse
Fresno, CA, 11/2019 - Current
  • Lead weekly wound rounds processes including measurements, care plan review, treatment recommendations, physician orders, and required documentation.
  • Collect, analyze, and provide pressure injury information to nursing staff and other healthcare practitioners.
  • Monitor timely implementation of preventative interventions for at risk patients, including new admissions, individuals with skin alterations and individuals at risk for development of skin alterations.
  • Maintain records of pressure injuries and skin alterations
  • Recommend and provide education for employees and other healthcare practitioners to minimize and, or prevent center acquired skin alterations and pressure injuries.
  • Assist the Director of Nursing and medical director with case review for center acquired pressure injuries.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases.
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
Dean Health - Infection Preventionist
Midwest City, OK, 08/2019 - Current
  • Managed files on procedures, infection rates and patient outcomes.
  • Trained staff on strategies for preventing outbreaks and procedural complications.
  • Recognized areas for improved performance to protect employees, patients and visitors from infectious and communicable conditions.
  • Consulted with local and state health departments to report infectious cases.
  • Coordinate and monitor monthly departmental infection control rounds processes.
  • Monitor appropriateness of precautionary procedure for individual patients.
  • Review infection and prevalence rates monthly providing recommendations to the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee.
  • Educate newly hired center staff on infection prevention and control techniques including hand hygiene, blood borne pathogens, PPE utilization, sharps handling, and COVID-19 policies and procedures.
  • Monitor changes in state and federal regulations and current industry standard practices.
  • Contact state and local heal5h departments for specific regional guidelines.
  • Partner with the facility Medical Director, Director of Nursing, and Consultant Pharmacist to implement and maintain the antimicrobial stewardship program to ensure appropriate antibiotic utilization.
Volunteers Of America - Greater New Orleans - LPN/RN Unit Supervisor
Hammond, LA, 05/2017 - Current
  • LPN Nurse Supervisor from May 2017 until March 27, 2019. RN Nurse Supervisor from March 27, 2019 to present.
  • Knows and respects patient rights.
  • Ensures protected health information is kept confident.
  • Observes safety needs of patients as indicated in care plan.
  • Conducts family and patient education.
  • Ability to administer medications and treatments timely and accordingly with a patient load of 25 in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Transcribes physician's orders to patient charts, Kardex, and care plan as required.
  • Ability to identify and report changes in condition to management, physician, and family.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Trained and mentored new nurses
  • Responded promptly to changes in conditions and emergency situations to deliver expert care in line with good practices and patients' wishes.
  • Collaborated across departments to meet residents' long-term care needs.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
Todd Steven And Associates Inc. - Caregiver
City, STATE, 04/2011 - 03/2017
Keddell
  • Worked with residents with varying disabilities (autism, cognitive delays, CP, Down Syndrome, MS)
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
Accomplishments

12 years spent in the Wisconsin Army National Guard. Served 1 tour in Iraq. 3 of the 12 years were spent as a team leader overseeing approx. 5-6 Soldiers. 1 year was spent as a squad leader overseeing, managing, and delegating approx 15-18 Soldiers.

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School Attended

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Wound Care Registered Nurse
  • Infection Preventionist
  • LPN/RN Unit Supervisor
  • Caregiver

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

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