Fully credentialed Licensed Practical Nurse with 9 years of experience providing dependable, caring and compassionate care in rehabilitation and correctional settings. Positive performance reviews for delivering patient-centered quality care. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with the multidisciplinary team.
Vital sign collection
Catheter care and placement
Licensed Practical Nurse08/2014 to 12/2015Correct Care Solutions Clayton County JailJonesboro, GA
Performed and provided assistance with non-invasive procedures, i.e., incision and drainage of abscesses, laceration repairs, and punch biopsy.
Performed clinical treatments,i.e., glucose checks, phlebotomy, wound care, EKG's, Tuberculosis test, and vital signs.
Interacted with the multidisciplinary healthcare team, security officers, and deputies in a correctional environment.
Administered medications using the 6 rights of administration.
Performed and maintained the facilities manual and electronic records i.e., POCC and ERMA.
Licensed Practical Nurse09/2009 to 07/2014CorrectHealth Clayton County JailAtlanta, GA
Adhered to NCCHC standards for pharmacy and infirmary operations in a correctional setting.
Experience in basic screening, diagnostic treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services as a member of a primary healthcare team.
Documentation of all encounters in SOAPE form.
Administered medications via all routes, documented and/or reported any changes accordingly.
Ensured care for patients with multiply illnesses.
Responded and assisted with various emergencies within the facility, i.e., taser prong removals, man-down incidents, and suicide attempts.
Licensed Practical Nurse02/2008 to 09/2009CorrectHealth Henry County JailMcDonough, GA
Completed the same duties as with Clayton County Jail.
Licensed Practical Nurse07/2011 to 08/2012Corizon Fulton County JailAtlanta, GA
Provided medical services to patients with medium to high security classifications in a correctional facility.
Ability to write and transcribe orders given by the physician.
Administered basic therapeutic treatments and procedures.
Assessed signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient's condition.* Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Human Service Supervisor II05/1999 to 08/2002Community of LandmarkOpa-Locka, FL
Supervised 16 full-time and OPS (Other Personal Services) behavioral program associates.
Maintained all State of Florida and JACHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) guidelines.
Provided care for 14 adult males with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
Assisted with community outings and skill building to prepare patients for independent or residential living.
Provided a safe and infection controlled environment.