To obtain a career demonstrating substantial opportunity for advancement with a company as a leader in its field. Fifteen + years of experience in primary care at different levels of care in the psychiatric care field and direct care. Additional career experience in grand scale manufacturing. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction and quality production. Seeking entry level position in LVN/LPN care progressing to leadership role in various levels of care in the medical spectrum.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
SCM, CPI, PMAB, APAM
Charted and recorded information in client files.Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards.Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.
Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.Administered minor first aid to injured students.Encouraged students to be understanding of others.Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.Collected urine and fecal samples.Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters.Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.Assisted with ADLs.Provided patients and families with emotional support.Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.Promoted personal and co-worker safety.Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas.Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
Coursework in Acute Care Nursing
Coursework in Women's Health
Coursework in Diabetes Management
Coursework in Adult and Family Health
Attended college at San Antonio College from 1992-1993, and currently enrolled in St Phillips School of Nursing (current)
ROTC - Superior Cadet Award
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