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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

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Education and Training
Taylor College Belleview, FL Expected in 02/2010 Certificate : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Skills
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Samples collection
Experience
Absolut Care - Licensed Practical Nurse
Painted Post, NY, 11/2017 - Current
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Schedule all patient surgeries and obtain prior authorization, set up appropriate clearance appointments, and work closely with the OR team and the surgery center.
  • Adjustment and care of Remeex slings, advantage fits slings, and suprapubic catheters
  • Post op monitoring of patients after surgery including setting up home health care
  • Proficient in urodynamic testing for urinary incontinence and prolapse
Absolut Care - Licensed Practical Nurse
Westfield, NY, 05/2010 - 06/2020
  • 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.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
Promedica Senior Care - Certified Nursing Assistant
Clarkston, MI, 01/2009 - 05/2010
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Obtained all vital signs and glucose monitoring
Dignity Health - Patient Care Technician
Nipomo, CA, 01/2002 - 12/2009
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Identified and reported observations and clinical symptoms to appropriate healthcare professionals, driving timely intervention.
  • Performed variety of delegated basic patient care services to support nursing functions and activities of daily living.
  • Prepared patient chart for admission and compiled appropriate paperwork.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.
  • Notified senior staff of patient emergencies to optimize outcomes.
  • Obtained all vital signs, and glucose monitoring
  • In and out catheterizations and Foley catheter insertions
  • Trach care
  • Dc'd peripheral IVs upon discharge

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Taylor College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • Certificate

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