Enthusiastic LPN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Medical procedure competency with strong clinical skills. Responsible LPN with excellent communication skills, demonstrated by seven years of experience in healthcare.
Strong clinical judgment
Palliative and hospice care awareness
High level of autonomy
Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
Venipuncture/blood draw experience
Patient and family advocacy
Spirometer reading accuracy
Insulin medication assistance
Thorough physical assessments
Professional bedside manner
Knowledge of intravenous therapy
Highly skilled in wound care
Skilled in vent and trach care
Licensed Practical Nurse03/2011 to 02/2015 Great Lakes Caring – Jackson, MI
Comprehensive collaboration with physicians regarding patient care. Effective communication with physicians.
Obtained orders, implemented care as ordered.
Experience with various medical conditions including Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Wounds requiring extensive care, Catheter care, Ostomy care, IV therapy, Pain management.
Followed infection control procedures.
Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Triage- working collaboratively with management team, physicians, nurses, and customer service to ensure proper handling of patient situations.
Communication with patients via telephone to troubleshoot concerns.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab orders.
Licensed Practical Nurse02/2015 to 11/2015 Jackson County Medical Care Facility – Jackson, MI
Chronic patient care in geriatric rehab unit.
Adeptly handled all aspects of treatment from medication, to wound care, to monitoring 30 patients per shift.
Primary care, assessment and evaluation of orthopedic patients.
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
Performed lab tests and communicated results.
Handled medications and administered all medications as appropriate.
Ensured proper documentation.
Assisted patients with daily functions.
LPN11/2015 to Current Centria Healthcare – Novi, Michigan
Extensive experience working in home with disabled adult.
Assist patient with daily functions.
Perform passive ROM/stretches.
Experience in ventilator and tracheostomy care- cough assist, inner cannula change, vent settings.
Suprapubic catheter care.
Certificate in Practical Nursing: Nursing2009Jackson Community College-
Certificate: Aesthetics2005International Beauty Academy-
Continuing education in Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion.
Veteran, served four years active duty, United States Air Force, 2000-2004