Newly graduated LPN licensed in Iowa with experience in long term care, hospital care and acute care nursing. Very enthusiastic with excellent people skills and dedicated to work ethic, demonstrated medical procedure competency. Seeking employment to demonstrate obtained skills, further nursing knowledge and be an advocate for patients in the healthcare field.
Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of IA, License number P59793
Assisted 15-30 patients with ADL's, Ensured HIPPA compliance, Monitored I&O, Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients, assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring, Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Completed 72 hours of clinical work in Geriatrics Long Term Care. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 1-2 patients per shift. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Tested glucose and administered injections. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Completed [number] hours of clinical work in [specialty].Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit.Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.Simultaneously served as lead health care provider and office manager of family clinic.Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.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.Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia.Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Coordinated the review, revision and creation of Operational Policies within ER Department.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NICU.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.Assisted physicians in focus studies on subject of prenatal care.Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Tested glucose and administered injections.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms..
Self-directed with astute judgment skills, high level of personal accountability, closely monitored acute conditions and reported changes to RN, Assisted 15-20 patients with ADL's, Ensured HIPPA compliance, Monitored I&O, Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients, assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring, Experiences with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease, Strong leader for certified nursing staff assigned to the unit, Trainer of new CNA's.
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