To secure a position as a LPN in a reputable medical facility where I will have the opportunity to advance and develop my hands on skills and knowledge.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
License Practical Nurse in the state of Connecticut, License number 38899
Completed first aid/CPR and PMT training.
Recognized for providing excellent quality service to clients.
Trained in providing adequate care to Alzheimer's and dementia patients
Highly skilled in general patient care and basic patient education.
Hands on experience in assisting registered nurses, doctors and related health professionals with examinations, treatments, particular tests and regular procedures.
In depth knowledge of obtaining vital signs, patient health history and laboratory specimens.
Demonstrated ability to review patient charts; treatments, record and report experimental symptoms, reactions, and changed in patient's conditions.
Proven record of scheduling and coordinating patient transfers to medical facilities or outside health care providers.
Proven ability to perform duties which ultimately support patient care such as record keeping and maintaining supplies.
Able to practice safety, ecological and infection control methods.
Highly skilled in setting up prescribed medications in line with patients' nursing care plans.
Colostomy care familiarity
Wound care specialist
experience with care for tracheostomy and ventilator dependent patients
care of colostomy, foley catheters, suprapubic catheters, j tubes and g tubes.
Experience with patient with TPN.
Charge Nurse July 2014 to CurrentThe Village Green of Bristol - Bristol, CT
Visit and round assigned unit Distribute resident care assignments to direct care staff Closely monitor patients vital signs, monitoring for any changes and reporting appropriately to supervisor and physicians Wound Care, Catheritizations Scheduling and reporting labs Maintain records on patients' health Experience with patients requiring mechanical ventilation, tracheostomy care and suctioning Knowledgeable in all areas of artificial nutrition.
Personal Care Assistant November 2009 to March 2014New Horizons - Unionville, CT
Obtained vital signs, provided residents personal care including medications per doctors' orders.
Assisted with wound care; installed and emptied catheter bags, feed residents.
Supervised ADLs; assisted with toileting.
Assisted with scheduling medical appointments, and light housekeeping.
Certified Nurse's Assistant January 2005 to January 2008Alzheimer's Resource Center - Plantsville, CT
Provided residents with personal care services including toileting and ADLs.
Maintained patients records and files as per the facilities standard operating procedures.
Knowledge of hospice care.
Education and Training
Practical Nursing Diploma : May 2014Lincoln Technical Institute - New Britain, CT
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, management skills, computerized charting, People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills