Licensed Practical Nurse
Highly skilled, results driven, Licensed Practical Nurse with more than seven years of successful experience in
providing oversight, assessment, and care for a wide range of health care clients. An efficient professional, with
tested medical experience, and the leadership skills necessary to handle high level responsibilities. Confident
decision maker with the experience to remain calm and make quality decisions under demanding , fluid conditions.
Georgia Licensed Practical Nursing License
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Licensed Practical Nurse Of Georgia
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1/2017-1/2019 CPR certified through American Heart Association
Health and wellness expertise
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Flow sheet charting
Infection control standards expert
Acute and rehabilitative care
IV drug therapy management
Colostomy care familiarity
Gastroenteral nutrition education
Body mechanics knowledge
Practiced inpatient and outpatient caregiver
Wound cleaning/care ability
Acute and rehabilitative care
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Committed to compliance reporting
Strong medical ethic
Computerized charting specialist
Familiarity with disease management programs
Medical clinical procedures comprehension
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Home Health LPN January 2017Floyd HomeCare of Summerville LHC group － Summerville, ga
Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care as part of a nursing team covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Educated patients about their treatments. Performed lab tests and communicated results. Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Monitored patients with acute conditions. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Evaluated health education needs of patients and provided necessary training and instruction. Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Measured urine specimens and delivered them to the laboratory. Worked as part of team to execute proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.
Charge Nurse February 2012 to December 2016Lookout Mountain Community Services Contract L.P.N － Summerville, GA
Charted and recorded client information.
Tracked client movement around and off the unit by
documenting times and destinations of clients.
Checked facility for open windows, locked doors,
malfunctioning smoke detectors, and other safety hazards.
Quickly responded to crisis situations
when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
Documented all client information
including, service plans, treatment reports, and progress notes.
Consulted with psychiatrists about
client medication changes, issues with medication compliance, and efficacy of medications.
Referred Clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment process.
Charge Nurse May 2010 to August 2013Oak View Health and Rehab L.P.N － Summerville, GA
Charge nurse responsible for providing quality skilled nursing care while ensuring both physical and
psychological needs of the client.
Examined clients, performed comprehensive physical
assessments and compiled client medical data.
Administered medications to clients by various
routes based on individual treatment plans and orders.
Administered laboratory tests and
interpreted tests results for deviations from normal.
Developed and implemented care plans and
Coordinated with Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy, as
well as therapeutic departments to provide complete well rounded care.
Assessed and treated
Reported directly to Physicians, Nurse Practioners, and implemented orders
Sulzer Weaver/Denim Finishing Office Assistant/Quality June 1988 to February 2008Mount Vernon Mills － Trion, GaActively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned.
Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers. Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units. Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications. Calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges. Worked with managers to implement the company's policies and goals. Reviewed operations and conferred with technical or administrative staff to resolve production and processing problems. Reviewed the performance of subordinates. Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures. Performed an assortment of duties to ensure top production of top quality denim on denim
Multitasking a must in this fast paced production job.
Education and Training
License Practical Nursing Graduate : 2010Northwestern Technical College
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, MEDISOFT, computerized charting, STD counseling, breastfeeding educator People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills