Licensed Practical Nurse with experience providing compassionate and hands on care to Geriatric, Dementia and Rehabilitation patients.
Licensed practical nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Judgement & Decision making
IV drug therapy
Wethampton Care CenterAugust 2015 to CurrentCharge Nurse Westhampton, NY
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Managed caseload of 20-40 residents, providing education, medication administration, treatments, IV therapy,and wound care.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
G-tube feedings and maintenance, Medication injections, 02 therapy
supervising care provided by certified nursing assistants
Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
Maryhaven Center of HopeJanuary 2012 to April 2015Direct Support Holbrook, NY
Caring for client's who have intellectual disabilities and are on the autism spectrum.
Hands on direct care for Activities of daily living Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.
Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students, based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of handicapping conditions.
Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
Teach personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy.
Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
IGHL March 2010 to January 2012Recreation Counselor Speonk, NY
Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
Feed patients or assist patients to eat or drink.
Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.
Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.
Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, and hobbies.
Supervise and coordinate the work activities of personnel, such as training staff members and assigning work duties.
Explain principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in recreational activities, and demonstrate use of materials and equipment.
Take residents on community outings.
Provide for entertainment and set up related decorations and equipment.
volunteer Mastic ambulance company mastic, ny Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in pre-hospital settings.
Comfort and reassure patients.
Collect data on patient Immobilize patient for placement on stretcher and ambulance transport, using backboard or other spinal immobilization device.
Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment and replenish first aid equipment and supplies.
Decontaminate ambulance interior following treatment of patient Drive ambulances Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
Replace supplies and disposable items on ambulances.