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home health hopice nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Physical Therapy
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Hospice Care
  • Health Education
  • Emotional Support
  • Chronic disease management
  • Case Management
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medical Records Management
  • Disease Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Family planning services education
  • Home care
Education
Chatahoochee Valley Community College Phenix City, AL, Expected in 05/2008 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Central Alabama Community College Alexander City, AL Expected in 1998 LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Hospice Advantage/Alacare - Home Health/Hopice Nurse
City, STATE, -

PRN/Part time as second income while maintaining full time employment elsewhere.

  • Introduced changes to patient care plans based on regular evaluations and patient changes.
  • Determined and addresses individual home care needs by completing detailed assessments and reviewing documentation.
  • Delivered after-hours care to patients based on strict role-call rotations.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising [Job title].
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Provided complete care to home health patients, including physical assessments, medication and chronic disease management.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Managed nurses and ancillary staff by providing comprehensive nursing guidance and maintaining outstanding patient satisfaction and care standards.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Accompanied physicians/nurse practioners to face to face appts
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
Baptist Health System - Registered Nurse Med Surg/GU and Dialysis Unit
City, STATE, 06/2014 - Current
  • Managed caseload of 6-8 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care
  • Collaborated daily with health care team to achieve optimum patient safety/satisfaction
  • Managed pre/post op pt
  • Used Cerner to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and [ workshops.
  • 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.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Trained new nurses/ precetor to students in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Audited charts and reviewed clinical documents to verify accuracy.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
Lake Martin Baptist Community Hospital - Charge Registered Nurse Med Surg/PACU
City, STATE, 01/2002 - 10/2017
  • Monitored patients before, during and after surgical operations to evaluate patient care and maintained aseptic techniques
  • Managed caseload of 4-8 patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Used CPSI to document patient plan of care by taking into account nursing interventions, diagnosis and expected patient outcomes.
  • Used autoclave process to perform instrument sterilization.
  • Managed patients' pain by implementing pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management interventions
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Led successful 4-6-person team comprised of RNs, LPNs and ancillary staff.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • 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.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and continuing education workshops.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • 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.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Temple Medical Clinic - LPN Charge Nurse/Physician Assistant
City, STATE, 06/1998 - 10/2002
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Conducted patient assessments to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital sign
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Managed medical supply and equipment inventory thro.ugh
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing, bone density scans, pulmonary function tests, take xrays, assist physician in out pt local anesthetic surgeries, clean and autoclave surgical instruments.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Chatahoochee Valley Community College
  • Central Alabama Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health/Hopice Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Med Surg/GU and Dialysis Unit
  • Charge Registered Nurse Med Surg/PACU
  • LPN Charge Nurse/Physician Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING

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