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licensed practical nurse resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse of 7 years with extensive experience in phlebotomy, patient triage, IV insertion & medication administration, x-rays & diagnostics, and infection control. Experience working extensively with Covid-19 patients while interfacing seamlessly with multidisciplinary teams to asses, diagnose, and treat patients. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. Experience in Supervisor & Unit Clerk roles & the importance of staff delegation with follow-up. Great with educating both patient & family members while continuing a pleasant bedside manner.

Skills
  • Phlebotomy & Lab draw
  • BLS Certified
  • X-rays
  • Patient triaging
  • PCC & ECS healthcare system familiar
  • Code Responder
  • Wound care incl. wound vac application
  • IV start & Med Admin
  • Unit Clerk & Supervisor roles incl. staff delegation
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Good work ethic
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Attention to detail
  • Efficient time management
Experience
06/2021 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Ohsu Salem, OR,
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • 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.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files in EMR.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Administered or started intravenous fluids.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to up to 20 patients.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Demonstrated leadership by training 10+ licensed practical nurses on the facility's policies, practices, & procedures.
  • Administered Prescribed medications per orders.
11/2015 to 06/2021
Licensed Practical Nurse Ohsu Portland, OR,
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Coordinated care with multi-disciplinary teams to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient condition.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Oversaw patient immunization, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to formulate individualized treatment plans to deliver high-quality patient care.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Medication Administration per doctor orders
06/2019 to 05/2020
Licensed Vocational Nurse Amedisys Home Health Services Lees Summit, MO,
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, & administered vaccinations with follow up education.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Informed patients of test results respectfully & in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2015 to to
Diploma: Nursing
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Nashville, TN,
GPA:
  • Completion of Phlebotomy Education & Clinical requirements
  • Intravenous (IV) start & medication administration in clinic training
  • Wound Care in clinic education & training.
  • 3.6 GPA Nursing School

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Diploma

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