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licensed practical nurse resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 11 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in acute, sub-acute and rehabiliatative settings. Skillfully complete physical and technical task. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies. Conscientious wound care Nurse offering 3 years of experience providing comprehensive care in post op settings. Works effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Excellent record of adherence to patient privacy protocols and medical charting best practices.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Patient triaging
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Samples collection
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Fl (pending compact state clearance) Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Caring for wounds
  • Counting narcotics
  • Documenting incidents
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Educating families
  • Assisting physicians
  • Coordination
  • Problem resolution
  • Teambuilding
Experience
02/2020 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse The Village At Germantown | Germantown, TN,
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
04/2012 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse The Village At Germantown | Germantown, TN,
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 25-42 patients per day.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • 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.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with Pointclickcare, matrix, ect...
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
11/2014 to 05/2021 Licensed Practical Nurse The Village At Germantown | Germantown, TN,
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases.
  • Treated patients undergoing bowel surgery and experiencing digestive system wounds.
  • Minimized patient skin breakdown by devising and carrying out skin care plan.
  • Measured wound depth to support treatment methods and monitor healing.
  • Managed draining wounds by following the plan of care provided by prescribing physicisn.
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
  • Treated complex wounds not healed in 4-6 weeks, including diabetic ulcers, vascular wounds and trauma-related wounds.
  • Educated patients, family members and caregivers on condition management.
  • Communicated with director of nursing when starting or adjusting treatment.
  • Worked with healthcare teams to assess patients, manage wounds and monitor healing.
  • Alerted physician of diagnostic study results and changes in patient condition.
  • Classified wounds using staging system based on visual evaluation of affected tissue.
  • Provide post-surgery treatment for patients with ostomies and various conditions.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Viewed electronic health system records to evaluate patient wound care history, other relevant medical information and prescription medications.
  • Continually assessed patient pain levels and applied appropriate pain management techniques.
  • Administered medications based on clinical condition and patient age.
03/2011 to 08/2013 Correctional Nurse Crownhills Enterprises Inc | Wernersville, PA,
  • Assessed prisoners suffering injuries through falls, stabbings or other means and stabilized each prior to transport to nearest medical facility.
  • Developed and coordinated patient care plans for prisoners with COPD, diabetes or other chronic conditions.
  • Identified issues related to mental health conditions and recommended specific therapies for patients.
  • Maintained staff safety during prisoner treatments by observing all security procedures and regulations.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing DLSI , Online , GPA:
Expected in 05/2010 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Florida State College At Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL GPA:
Certifications

BLS, First-Aid, All CEU compliant with florida board of nursing.

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School Attended

  • DLSI
  • Florida State College At Jacksonville

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Correctional Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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