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licensed practical nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Compassionate L.P.N with 16+ years of experience, accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent communication skills, clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong computerized documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

Skills
  • Intake and discharge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Computerized charting specialist - E.P.I.C
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Colostomy, and Foley Catheter care
  • Wound Vacs
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Time management
  • Samples collection
  • Strong Clinical Judgement
  • Experience in computerized charting, Telephonic communication
  • Managing deadlines and prioritizing tasks Physical assessments
  • CPR certification
  • Hospice and Palliative care experience
Education and Training
Howell Cheney Vocational Manchester, CT, Expected in 01/2004 Licensed Practical Nurse : Licensed Practical Nurse - GPA :
Asnuntuck Community College Enfield, CT Expected in : - GPA :
Experience
Mercy Healthcare - Licensed Practical Nurse
Warrenton, MO, 06/2012 - Current
  • Counsel clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Communicate concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collect and document vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Work with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Guarantee exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, Ostomy Care, dressing and changing wounds.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management in a home setting.
  • Effective time management skills, while traveling from patient to patient.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Ensure efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Prefilling of medication boxes, electronic medication towers and locked med boxes
  • Guide Hospice patients' loved ones and caregivers in such tasks as pain management, wound care and medication dosing.
  • Listened to patients and loved ones, offering emotional support and kindness to help with end-of-life transition.
Southeastern Health - Office Nurse
Lumberton, NC, 05/2017 - 03/2021
  • Respond to routine patient inquiries, assess patient needs, conferred with physician regarding care plan and assisted physician with sensitive components of examinations.
  • Reviewed patient chart information before visit, ordered necessary laboratory tests, escorted patient to examination room, obtained vital signs and conducted interview to update records.
  • Educated and counseled patients and caregivers on diagnoses, treatment and therapy options, disease management and medication.
  • Administer vaccinations, Pneumovax, Prevnar 13, Flu, Tdap, and TB screening.
  • Address gaps in care, such as Colonoscopies, Mammograms etc.
  • POCT testing such as Urines, PTINR, Blood Sugar and A1C testing
  • Suture, Staple removal and wound care when needed
Stearns Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc - LPN Charge Nurse
Granite City, IL, 09/1998 - 12/2017
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines such as Physical, Speech, Occupational Therapy to obtain optimal health for residents. Coordinated with Doctors and Registered Nurses to develop care plans for residents.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Provided patient education and Discharge planning.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients, testing blood glucose levels, and vital signs when necessary.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly residents. assisting residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, and transferring when needed.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Bayada Home Health Care - Health Care Associate
Lenoir, NC, 07/2007 - 06/2012
  • Telephonic health care education, to patients dealing with Chronic diseases, ranging from Diabetes to Congested Heart Failure.
  • Ensure HIPAA compliance. Collaborated with Case Management and Behavioral Health to obtain best care for member. For instance I would give the member a referral to Case management if they have an upcoming Surgery, or make an apt for them with one of the Registered Dieticians.
  • Educated members, and gave them information related to Health Conditions they were working with.
  • Answered any questions they may have had about Lab results, Health Conditions, Medications, Treatments, as well as Dietary information.
Additional Information

Intermittently continuing education towards R.N

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Howell Cheney Vocational
  • Asnuntuck Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Office Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • Health Care Associate

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Some College (No Degree)

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