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licensed practical nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes.

Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience. Manage and document current conditions to effectively support patients and work within multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance outcomes.

Skills
  • Samples collection
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Assisting physicians
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Documenting incidents
  • Counting narcotics
  • Caring for wounds
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Customer service
  • Communications
  • First Aid/CPR
Education and Training
Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE Expected in 12/2018 Diploma : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Compassus - Licensed Practical Nurse
Dallas, TX, 03/2019 - Current
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Monitored time in restraints and monitored vitals during this time. Administered chemical restraints per PCP orders.
Compassus - Licensed Practical Nurse
Grand Blanc, MI, 02/2019 - Current
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • 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.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
State Of South Dakota - Medication Aide
Pollock, LA, 03/2018 - 02/2019
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Provided mental and emotional support to keep clients happy and healthy.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Administered scheduled drugs, under direct supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify any complications.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
Waban - Direct Support Professional
Sanford, ME, 09/2008 - 01/2018
  • Supported and encouraged psychiatric patients to promote health and wellness.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive mental healthcare to Develpmental Disable patients.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Prevented patient injuries by providing necessary restraints and appropriate supports.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Recorded and closely monitored patient behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southeast Community College Area

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medication Aide
  • Direct Support Professional

Degrees

  • Diploma

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