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licensed practical nurse resume example with 11 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 5 years' experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping and compliance requirements. Excellent bed side manor. Great ability to communicate with co workers, supervisors, residents, and residents families.

Skills
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Counting narcotics
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Educating families
  • Caring for wounds
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Documenting incidents
  • Medication administration expert
  • Problem resolution ability
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Conflict mediation
Education and Training
Mercer County Career Center Mercer, PA Expected in 07/2014 LPN : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Lawrence General Hospital - Licensed Practical Nurse
North Andover, MA, 08/2019 - Current
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Worked 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.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 25 residents per day.
Good Samaritan Society - Certified Nursing Assistant
Fort Worth, TX, 10/2015 - 07/2019
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN and LPN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort by carrying out duties such as bedpan changes, diapering and bathing.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Tranfered residents safely and effectively by following doctors orders and physical therapy orders.
Brookdale Senior Living - Activities Assistant
Detroit, MI, 06/2015 - 09/2015
  • Adjusted activity plans to better engage users of differing ability or interest levels.
  • Coordinated musical guests, movies and other types of resident entertainment.
  • Helped residents participate in activities with basic and advanced mobility support.
  • Set up decorations, equipment and food service stands for various entertainment activities.
  • Protected safety of every person enjoying recreational activities by enforcing disciplined and consistent policies.
  • Assisted residents with developing and maintaining positive social skills, mental aptitude, confidence and strong interpersonal connections.
  • Upheld positive quality of life standards for residents of all ability levels.
Sterigenics - Shift Supervisor
Cleveland, OH, 03/2009 - 06/2014
  • Collaborated with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to verify conformance with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Monitored employee performance and safety, conducting retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Patrolled work areas to inspect operations, identify concerns and implement corrective actions.
  • Sustained safety protocols to ensure proper, cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Motivated team members to complete assigned tasks and perform at exceptional levels.
  • Kept areas clean, neat and inspection-ready at all times, maintaining strict compliance with state guidelines to keep products within tight tolerances.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mercer County Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Activities Assistant
  • Shift Supervisor

Degrees

  • LPN

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