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licensed practical nurse resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Hardworking and motivated Registered Nurse with a passion for patient care. Delivering nutritional education, public health nursing and urgent care skills. Highly organized, proactive, and punctual with a dedicated mentality for positive patient outcomes. Over the past decade, I have dedicated my life to another variety of patient care, raising my four children. This has been a wonderful opportunity and a true blessing. Within this time frame, I have obtained my Associates of Science as a Registered Nurse (2014) and nearing completion of my Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), during which I have completed my Public Health Nursing and will receive certification upon completion pf degree (Spring, 2023).

Skills
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Nutrition
  • Patient Education
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Patient Charting
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Public Health 3P's: Health Promotion, Prevention, and Protection
Education and Training
Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN, Expected in 05/2023 : BSN - GPA :
Northland Community And Technical College Thief River Falls, MN Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Science : Registered Nursing - GPA :
Northwest Technical College Bemidji, MN Expected in 2007 : Licensed Practical Nurse - GPA :
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification: currently-2023
  • Public Health Nursing (PH) Certification upon completion of BSN Spring 2023
Experience
Christian Care Communities - WIC RN Nutrition Counselor/Clinical Coordinator
Corbin, KY, 10/2022 - Current
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
Christian Care Communities - Licensed Practical Nurse
Midway, FL, 04/2008 - 08/2012
  • 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.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • 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.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
Southeastern Health - Licensed Practical Nurse
Lumberton, NC, 05/2007 - 04/2008
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Managed patients' hygiene with comprehensive care for toileting, bathing and grooming needs.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
Company Name - Phlebotomist
City, State, 06/2004 - 05/2007
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Located veins suitable for puncture to draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Drew blood from patients to collect samples using venipuncture and following aseptic techniques.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking information for accuracy.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain specimen integrity.
  • Interacted with patients to gather and record data prior to blood draws.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bemidji State University
  • Northland Community And Technical College
  • Northwest Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • WIC RN Nutrition Counselor/Clinical Coordinator
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Phlebotomist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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