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Professional Summary

Seasoned nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilities. Knowledgeable about EMR charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support. Quality-focused and efficiency-driven leader. Registered Nurse bringing demonstrated patient care, medication monitoring and treatment management expertise. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, fast learner with clinical expertise and emergency response experience. Bringing 19 year record of success in nursing and desiring RN position for career advancement.

  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of staff members.
  • Spirit of Nursing Award granted during nursing program.
  • Assisted in the development of wound care policy and procedure program.
Work History
Volunteers Of America - GRN
New Bern, NC, 03/2017 - Current
  • Cultivated rapport with patients and caregivers, utilizing effective communication with providers and other members of healthcare team.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Implemented care plans for patient treatment after assessing physician medical regimens.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Partnered with providers, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and nursing staff to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from pneumonia and influenza.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Applied nursing expertise to meet needs of 26 patients in challenging Skilled Nursing Facility environment.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Updated patient charts using Point Click Care with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Milestone Retirement Communities - LPN
Roanoke, VA, 06/2013 - 03/2017
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Collaborated with CNAs to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for over 16 short term rehabilitation patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Performed functional assessments and physical examinations for admission and discharge to report changes in patient condition.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Worker, doctors and Director of Nursing to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
Carillon Assisted Living Inc. - Resident Care Director
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 03/2015
  • Investigated, documented and submitted information to Quality Department about special incidents, events and complaints.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients in secured unit / memory care, consulting with providers and families to address concerns and protect each person from any harm.
  • Hired and trained new staff members on facility policies, patient care and medicine distribution to 65 residents.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to providers.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
Employee of the Month - Whatever it takes and then some

Multiple nominations from staff and patients.
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Compassion
  • Customer Service
  • Responsible
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Troubleshooting
  • Teamwork
  • Cultural awareness
  • Data management
  • Organization and Time management
  • Verbal and writing communication
  • Leadership
Excelsior College Albany, NY Expected in 01/2020 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Rolla Technical Institute/Center Rolla, MO Expected in 06/2001 Licensed Practical Nurse : Nursing - GPA :
  • Licensed Practical Nurse - 19 years experience.
  • BLS Certification

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School Attended
  • Excelsior College
  • Rolla Technical Institute/Center
Job Titles Held:
  • GRN
  • LPN
  • Resident Care Director
  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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