Dedicated and passionate Licensed Practical Nurse. Experience working within a culturally diverse environment. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Expertise in problem solving, a high level of comprehension, and strong critical thinking abilities. Organized with excellent prioritization and time management skills. Team player, able to collaborate effectively with patients, families, physicians, hospitals, nursing facilities, and other clinical team members. Expertise in providing best possible care to patients after hospital discharge, by ensuring patients needs are met at all times to prevent unncessary rehospitalizations.
Dedicated and passionate on providing best possible patient care
Exceptional communication skills
Attention to detail
Excellent follow up
Strong assessment skills
Excels in working as a member of a team
Prevention of unnecessary hospital readmissions.
Proactively assessed potential problems and initiated solutions utilizing best nursing practices.
Organized with excellent prioritization and time management skills
Expertise in problem solving
Quick and adaptable learner
Company's Mentor: responsible for training all new Licensed Practical Nurses within company.
Traveled 100+ miles daily to provide home-healthcare services to pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients diagnosed with chronic/terminal conditions, recovering from surgical procedures, or recovering from serious illnesses and injuries.
Managed safe and effective care transition of care for patients discharged from hospitals and skilled nursing facilities.
Expertise in communicating with hospitals, nursing facilities, physicians offices, supervisors and other clinical team members to ensure exceptional patient care. Responsible for referring patient to additonal community resources.
Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans, as ordered by each patients physician to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain, infections and complications, and optimize patient outcomes.
Assessed, monitored, and documented patient progress, symptoms and vital signs at each visit.
Educated patients and their families on safe treatment.
Certified Nursing Assistant from August 2011 to February 2014
Licensed Practical Nurse from February 2014 to November 2015
Daily assignments on the Rehabilitation, Ventilator, and Long Term Care units. Administration of medications to residents, including those on PEG tubes and Enteral Feedings. Daily assessment and care from eight to thirty patients. Wound care, including wound vacs, skin care assessments upon admission and throughout patients stay. Fostering a trusting relationship with residents and their families.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Followed infection control procedures.
Communicate with physicians regarding changes in patients conditions, diagnostic test results, or other pertinent information.
Document assessments and completed required forms and care in compliance with standards of care, company policy, and/or federal regulations.
Supervised Certifed Nursing Assistants
Provide exceptional customer service by handeling and serving orders.
Responsible for training new employees.
Elected Class Representative
Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Michigan, License Number 4703113108
Basic Life Support Certified by The American Heart Association
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