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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Energetic and motivational Licensed Practical Nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes. Fully credentialed LPN with experience providing compassionate care. Patient-focused LPN with a background in geriatric care.

Core Qualifications
  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
Experience
2015 to 09/2015 Licensed Practical Nurse Tower Health | Thorndale, PA,

Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community. Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

06/2014 to 11/2014 Licensed Practical Nurse Tower Health | Yardley, PA,

Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Tested glucose and administered injections. Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages. Maintained patient charts and confidential files. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

03/2014 to 06/2014 Licensed Practical Nurse Tower Health | West Reading, PA,

Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.

06/2013 to 10/2013 Licensed Practical Nurse Tri Counties Bank | Chico, CA,

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.

10/2012 to 06/2013 Licensed Practical Nurse Tri Counties Bank | Redding, CA,
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Managed caseload of 15-30 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, and wound care.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
Education
Expected in May 2016 Associate Degree | Business Management Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Marinette, Wisconsin GPA:

Coursework in Associates of Nursing, Gerontology, and Business Management. Will complete my double majors in Business and Gerontology in 2016. Phi Theta Kappa Member.

Expected in August 2012 Practical Nurse Degree | Nursing Bay de Noc Community College West Campus, Iron Mountain, Michigan GPA:
  • Courses in Spanish, and the Arts.
  • Coursework in Diabetes Management
  • Coursework in Adult and Family Health
Professional Affiliations

Member, Phi Theta Kappa.

NSNA (National Student Nurses Association) active member, current

Interests

Strong interest in the body and how it functions. Reads medical and health articles frequently.

Skills
  • Organized
  • Task-driven
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with disease management programs
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Infection control standards expert
  • Colostomy care familiarity

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School Attended
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Bay de Noc Community College West Campus
Job Titles Held:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
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  • Licensed Practical Nurse
Degrees
  • Associate Degree
  • Practical Nurse Degree