To further my career in the Nursing Field and to utilize my Nursing skills to the fullest, assisting the physicians in providing the best care possible, patient education, and to be a patient advocate. Over 8 months as an LPN with excellent communication and teaching skills. Loyal, collaborative LPN with a steadfast commitment to quality care and preventative care advocacy. English speaking professional with over 6 years experience as an effective advocate for patients. Newly graduated LPN licensed in NY with over one year of acute care nursing experience. Professionally trained LPN with over a year of experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Enthusiastic LPN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency. Able to work well in interdisciplinary team environments, coordinating with physicians, physical therapists, psychiatrists, and other health care professionals. Proficient in general office duties, including Microsoft Office and knowledge of basic business techniques and methods of using standard word processing, spreadsheet, database and other office software and equipment. Specializing in Substance abuse patients ages 17-80 yrs old. I have my ACLS certification.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2015-present
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
Medication administration expert
Pediatric exams competency
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Committed to pediatric nursing
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Committed to compliance reporting
Diagnostic tools experience
Strong medical ethic
Computerized charting specialist
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Flow sheet charting
Infection control standards expert
07/2015 － 05/2016Areba Casriel IncNewYork, NY
Lpn -Detox clinic: Worked collaboratively and effectively with other staff and professionals including coordination and participation with the Agency, physician's, and other medical colleagues as necessary.
Complied with agency policies and procedures including those pertaining to skilled care and medication management.
Followed and maintained the protocols in place within the service while maintaining professional standards.
This included producing and maintaining the Medication Administration Records (MAR) sheets for each client and revised as necessary.
Provided day to day care of patients by: monitoring vital signs and withdrawal symptoms; administering prescribed medications ordered by the doctor; maintainined the patients' daily charts according to Agency standards; evaluated the effectiveness of care and making adjustments accordingly.
Provided patient care assessments as protocol dictates throughout the process to identify ongoing care needs, reporting observations to physician team.This included performing vital signs, providing basic first aide, and collection of lab results as needed.
nutritional assessment, social risk assessment, medical and health assessment, psychiatric evaluation, laboratory results, etc) that needed to be reviewed by the physician team and ensure that a signature confirming review is documented.
Maintained patient files by: completing nursing assessments on clients admitted to detox; making relevant entries to patient files; monitored, recorded and communicated patients condition using computerized documentation; completed discharge assessments and paperwork as required.
Maintained documentation on a timely basis.
Participated in Staff/Team meetings as required as well as participated in any audits and performance management arrangements and changes that are required to meet service needs.
Actively participated in the multi-disciplinary team process and actively participated in any professional forums as required.
Accepted referrals as directed and manage own workload and caseload as directed.Maintained information within HIPAA standards avoiding any breaches of confidentiality.
Ensured that there was continuity of care from recognition of need at Assessment and on discharge at completion of detox.Executed correct protocols for transferring patients to a higher level of acuity of care for the safety of the patient.Maintained up-to-date nursing education, including knowledge of resources for those with Substance Abuse.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
01/2015 － CurrentPioneer Home CareBronx, NY
As a Pioneer skilled professional, I have a vast experience in complicated pediatric cases providing home care to recovering, chronically or terminally ill neonates, infants and children.
Provide care to medically complex children thrive when they receive skilled nursing and therapeutic services in the comfort of their home, surrounded by their family.
I provide the highest level of skilled nursing services with medical plans prescribed by the patient's doctor are followed.
Responsible for meeting the medical requirements of children and their families but also recognizes and supports their cognitive and emotional needs.
Held responsible for providing specialized pediatric patient care in ventilators; tracheostomys; B-Pap; C-Pap; G-tubes; seizure disorders, cardiac disorders; diabetes mellitus teaching; post natal care; lovenox and heparin injection; nasogastric feeding care and dialysis care.
Children ranging from Neonates to 21 years old.
Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation Technician04/2008 － 12/2011Arbor We Care
Provided help to individuals with mental, emotional, social and physical barriers to chose appropriate job goals.
Held responsible for testing participants on basic vocational aptitudes, basic academic skills, mechanical aptitude, clerical aptitude, vocational interest, basic dexterity, transferable skills (for injured workers), and readiness for vocational training.
Supportive Case Manager 10/2007 － 05/2008Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
Visited client's inside and outside the adult home.
Assisted clients to obtain financial entitlements, outpatient mental care, vocational placement and training and permanent housing.
Monitor medication compliance.
Supervised some residents on self-medication.
Supervised and assisted as needed residents during meal preparation, housekeeping responsibilities, personal hygiene, grooming and other activities as needed.
Maintained clinical records as designated by policies and procedures such as, but not limited to; documentation.
Trained/instructed residents in areas in individual program plan under the training system established by the QMRP, including supervision of residents in workshop activities.
Made written reports of significant incidents occurring during shift.Served as an informal advocate for residents and provide individual and apartment needs management.
Provided first-aid assistance to all residents and assisted in the follow through on medical needs for residents.
Performed any other duties as assigned by the Administrator/Director.
Education and Training
2001Bachelor of Arts:Thiel College - SociologyGreenville, PASociology