hospice lvn resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Highly adaptable Hospice Nurse dedicated to providing exceptional care and compassion to patients. Promoting kindness and dedication that ensures patient dignity while assisting loved ones with emotional needs. Looking to make a profound impact while providing optimal patient care.

  • Bilingual in Spanish. Able to fluently speak, read and write.
  • Very familiar working with subcutaneous pump equipment
  • Skilled in working with opiates and narcotics
  • Diligent communication and sharp critical thinking skills
  • Ability to manage difficult family dynamics
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while providing emotional support to patients’ family
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Cultural/religious sensitivity
  • Excellent multitasking and ability to adapt
  • Works well with others and efficiently collaborates with interdisciplinary team for optimal patient care
  • Attention to Detail
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2019 to to
: CA Licensed Vocational Nurse #708423
American Career College - Anaheim, CA
Expected in 05/2014 to to
High School Diploma:
Sunny Hills High School - Fullerton, CA
12/2021 to Current
Hospice LVN The Pediatric Connection Fayetteville, GA,
  • Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Monitored changes in patient condition over time through routine scheduled visits
  • Reported any changes in condition to hospice
  • Refilled patient medications with pharmacy and refilled supplies with hospice office
  • Provided wound care and reported to hospice any signs of active infection
  • Provided education to patient and family on importance of medication compliance for appropriate symptom management pertaining to diagnosis
  • Provided updates to family and caregivers on changes in care plan, wound care treatment, and/or medication regimen.
  • Provided family interested in hospice with explanation of benefits consult regarding hospice benefits with Medical and/or Medicare
03/2020 to Current
Hospice LVN American All Care Services City, STATE,
  • Guided patients' loved ones and caregivers in pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Provided continuous care to patient for 8-12hrs for unmanaged end of life symptoms
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end of life transition.
  • Provided cultural/religious sensitivity to patient and family during end of life transition and death.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal, writing and active listening skills to build and cultivate positive relationships with patients, caregivers and staff.
  • Delivered respectful, compassionate care to each patient and family member.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting education on end of life symptoms and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Provided post mortem care to patient post death
  • Made appropriate arrangements with mortuary and DME company post death
02/2020 to 03/2022
Home Health LVN Cambrian Homecare City, STATE,
  • Provided care to adult, geriatric, and pediatric patients
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Looked for physical, emotional, and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors, and case managers.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs vía gastrointestinal tube
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
05/2014 to 02/2020
Secretary Assistant G & G Pallets City, STATE,
  • Received and routed incoming calls and correspondence to promote timely communication.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for managers or supervisors.
  • Oversaw office inventory by restocking supplies and submitting purchase orders.
  • Screened visitors and directed to specific location for office safety.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters, and other forms of communication.
  • Guided administrative and professional staff through computer and software problems.
  • Handled management of communication to executives by taking and making telephone calls, reviewing and prioritizing mail and composing and typing correspondence.
  • Kept office equipment functional and supplies well-stocked to promote efficient operations.
  • Pleasantly welcomed visitors, answered phone calls and maintained front reception desk.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents, maintaining front desk and reception area in neat and organized fashion.
  • Prevented scheduling errors by demonstrating strong attention to detail while managing daily calendar and creating weekly or monthly reports and presentations.

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School Attended

  • American Career College
  • Sunny Hills High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospice LVN
  • Hospice LVN
  • Home Health LVN
  • Secretary Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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