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licensed practical nurse resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 35 years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in healthcare settings. Skillfully complete [geriatric and pediatric. Fosters relationships with patients, caregivers, and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies.

Talented Licensed Practical Nurse bringing 35+ years' experience in healthcare. Proficient in performing non-surgical procedures like breathing treatments. Familiar with documentation, recordkeeping, and compliance requirements.

A knowledgeable and compassionate Nursing staff member with 35+ years of licensed practice nursing experience. Diligent about serving all facets of patient medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

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 the multidisciplinary healthcare teams to enhance outcomes. Specialize in medical and special needs pediatric patient care.

Experienced medical professional well-versed in performing triage, collecting intake information and caring for wounds. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills. Sound judgment, caring nature, and superior work ethic.

Skills
  • Samples collection
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Patient triaging
  • Counting narcotics
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Assisting physicians
  • Rehabilitation techniques
  • Staff direction and task delegation
  • Psychotropic medication knowledge
  • Documenting incidents
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Caring for wounds
  • Educating families
  • Clinical training
  • Dermatology training
  • Body mechanics competency
  • Reporting skills
  • Committed to pediatric nursing
  • Individual instruction
  • Staffing management
  • Colostomy care
  • Gastroenterol nutrition education
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Maintaining quality assurance standards
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Practiced inpatient and outpatient caregiver
  • Motivation techniques specialist
  • Patient and family focused
  • Procedure standardization
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Drug administration trained
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Organization and planning
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • Treatment of conditions
  • Team development
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • CPR and BLS certified
  • Charting
  • Flowsheet charting
  • Ventilator care
  • Recruiting and training
  • Strong medical ethic
Experience
01/2012 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse The Vancouver Clinic | Vancouver, WA,
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using an aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Evaluated patient status and re-assessed clients' nursing needs every hour.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize the patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments inpatient health condition
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plan to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management, and wound management.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify thecourse of treatment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
10/2017 to 12/2018 Licensed Practical Nurse The Vancouver Clinic | Vancouver, WA,
  • Administered patient care to geriatrics and pediatric patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization, and personal hygiene support.
  • Worked with the 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.
  • 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.
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management, and wound management.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify the course of treatment.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions, and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Counseled clients, patients, and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms, and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and equipment to protect staff and patients from infection risk.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assist with feeding.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
01/2015 to 01/2016 Licensed Practical Nurse The Vancouver Clinic | Vancouver, WA,
  • Administered patient care to geriatrics, pediatric patients by initiating preventative and rehabilitative interventions, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL), positioning, mobilization, and personal hygiene support.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions, and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize thepatient heart and blood pressure.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using an aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms, and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Worked with the 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.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plan to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assist with feeding.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and equipment to protect staff and patients from infection risk.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Educated clients, patients, and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management, and wound management.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/1985 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Bessemer State Technical College, Bessemer, Al, GPA:
Expected in 12/2019 to to Master of Science | Health Administration Herzing University, Madison, Wisconsin, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Bessemer State Technical College
  • Herzing University

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Master of Science

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