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Professional Summary

Driven, hardworking and veteran [Type] LVN bringing demonstrated patient care, medication monitoring and treatment management expertise. Adaptable and resilient with strong attention to detail, clinical expertise and emergency response experience. Bringing [Number]-year record of success in nursing and desiring [Job Title] position with [Type] facility. Have been retired for five years.


I have a lot of Nursing skills but I do not want to work as a nurse. I have let my licenses expire.

Wharton County Junior College Wharton, TX Expected in : LVN Nursing - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Billing and Coding
  • Currently enrolled at Ultomate Medical Academy - online classes
Work History
Acadia Healthcare Inc. - Home Health Field Nurse
Saint Charles, MO, -
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Reported findings to quality departments after conducting routine restraint audits and worked with team to devise corrective actions for deficiencies.
  • Recorded details regarding all therapies, including [Type] and [Type] to keep patient charts updated.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [Type] workshops.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Led successful [Number]-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for [Type] rehabilitation unit.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Identified [Type] and [Type] conditions by conducting health screenings and reviewing patient histories.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Updated patient charts using [Software] with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over [Number] patients daily.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Administered [Type] testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and [Action].
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Provided skilled, timely and level-headed emergency response to critically-ill patients.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Oversaw and managed [Number] clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Provided exceptional care to [Number] high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
Christian Care Communities - LVN Charge Nurse
Middletown, OH, 06/1992 - 05/2013
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
Methodist Retirement Co - Staff Development Coordinator
City, STATE, 06/1992 - 05/2002
  • Assisted with development of effective recruitment and hiring strategies.
  • Monitored employee performance to look for areas in need of improvement.

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School Attended

  • Wharton County Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Field Nurse
  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • Staff Development Coordinator


  • Some College (No Degree)

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