licensed practical nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Mature, responsible person with excellent childcare and interpersonal skills and extensive experience as a parent, grandparent, and great-grandparent. Deeply adores children and desires a position as one who assists in preparing them for school and life.

  • Team player
  • Buffing and waxing
  • Janitorial equipment familiarity
  • MSDS knowledge
  • Detail-oriented
  • Mixing cleaning chemicals
  • Organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Manual labor skills
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Quality control
  • Good at following instructions
  • Knowledgeable of applicable local codes
  • Basic math skills
  • Organizational strengths
  • Computer literate
  • Timely project completion
  • Solid independent worker
  • Consistent work history
  • OSHA regulatory compliance
  • Hazardous materials
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Solid communication skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dependable independent worker
  • Strong work ethic
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Caring for wounds
  • Assisting physicians
  • Educating families
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Documenting incidents
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Helping with medication
  • Electronic charting
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Patient relations
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Performing patient intakes
Education and Training
Collins Career Center Chesapeake, OH Expected in 07/1997 Year Long Program : Licensed Practical Nursing - GPA :
Marshall University Huntington, WV, Expected in : General Education - GPA :
Huntington Junior College Huntington, WV Expected in : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Chesapeake High School Chesapeake, OH Expected in 05/1992 GED : - GPA :
Compassus - Licensed Practical Nurse
Jefferson City, MO, 12/1997 - 10/2005
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in a 400+ bed hospital
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to numerous patients per day
  • Administered patient care to numerous patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization and personal hygiene support
  • 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
Total Wine - Cashier
Grand Rapids, MI, 09/1995 - 04/1996
  • Inspected items for damage and reported issues to supervisor to return unstable merchandise and obtain replacements for customers
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice
  • Troubleshoot and resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers
  • Notified security of suspected theft, including descriptions of individuals and items stolen to help control store losses
  • Counted large volumes of money manually and with bill- or change-counting devices
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency
  • Served needs of numerous patrons per shift, including collecting payments, tracking rewards and handling customer service issues
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational
  • Organized and maintained both physical and digital payment documentation for accurate filing and compliant record-keeping
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by assisting customers complete purchases, locate items and sign up for rewards programs
Builders Firstsource, Inc. - Custodian
Lewes, DE, 11/1987 - 02/1994
  • Thoroughly cleaned Smith Hall and Prichard Hall, including rooms, lobbies, lounges and restrooms to maintain organized and welcoming environment
  • Maintained a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and adhere to OSHA standards of safe working practices
  • Dusted furniture, walls, machines and equipment, replaced burned out lightbulbs
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops and mirrors to mitigate germs and risk of illness
  • Stripped, sealed and finished floors ]
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness
  • Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners, disposing of all refuse in proper receptacles for garbage and recycling collections
  • Disposed of trash, cleaned and organized areas and maintained supply inventory
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs and replacement equipment immediately to reduce machinery downtime
  • Safely operated equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffers and carpet machines and trained others in proper usage
  • Followed proper handling procedures for chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floor and fixtures
  • Vacuumed carpets, mopped floors and washed blinds, using company-approved cleaning products
  • Steam cleaned and shampooed carpets to prolong life of fibers and boost color
  • Maintained all janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend life and avoid malfunctions
  • Disinfected and mopped areas to maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards
  • Mixed water and detergents in containers to prepare chemical cleaning solutions, adhering to all safety measures to avoid accidents and exposure to poisonous gases
  • Gathered and emptied trash and recycling bins
  • Wiped down various surfaces using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses
  • Used industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks
  • Cleaned components of public areas
  • Moved and carried equipment and furniture
  • Requested maintenance orders to fix non-working equipment and address any room damage
  • Cleaned buildings and grounds, including bathrooms, fixtures, and windows
  • Transported cleaning products and equipment to and from areas
  • Operated janitorial equipment properly and safely
  • Cautiously operated and equipment while adhering to all corporate safety measures
  • Wet mopped and spot mopped public corridors, washrooms and classrooms
  • Washed and spot-cleaned furniture, blackboards, mirrors, wastebaskets and garbage cans, office machines and ashtrays
  • Cleaned break rooms, including sinks, countertops, microwaves, coffeemakers, refrigerators, tables and chairs
  • Immediately cleaned up spills and wet areas on floors resulting from ceiling leaks to prevent customer and personnel falls
  • Cleaned dormitories, athletic buildings, lab and research areas, academic buildings and office areas
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times
  • Maintained accountability for building keys, master keys, and access cards
  • Cleaned building floors and steam cleaned and shampooed carpeted areas
  • Set up and took down chairs and tables
  • Stripped, sealed and finished [Type] floors every [Timeframe]
  • Stripped, sealed and finished [Type] floors every [Timeframe]
  • Reduced average cleaning time per room from [Number] to [Number] minutes
  • Used industrial cleaning equipment such as [Type] and [Type] to quickly complete custodial tasks
  • Used industrial cleaning equipment such as [Type] and [Type] to quickly complete custodial tasks
  • Thoroughly cleaned [Type] establishment, including rooms, lobbies, lounges and restrooms to maintain organized and welcoming environment
  • Checked [Number] rooms per day to verify vacancies post-checkout
  • Maintained exceptional guest satisfaction by working closely with general manager and reporting feedback from customers

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School Attended

  • Collins Career Center
  • Marshall University
  • Huntington Junior College
  • Chesapeake High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Cashier
  • Custodian


  • Year Long Program
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • GED

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