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licensed practical nurse resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse 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
  • NY Licensed Practical Nurse
  • ACLS Certified
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Patient Advocate
  • Multi-tasking and Prioritization
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Patient Triaging
  • Teambuilding
Experience
10/2022 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Schwan's Company | Virginia, MN,
  • Communicate concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors and providers.
  • Promote culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administer prescribed medications noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Chart changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observe strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Observe, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 180-bed correctional facility.
  • Keep EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Collect and document vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Perform EKG's
  • Administer controlled substances as prescribed by provider under The M.A.T. Program in accordance to strict guidelines and protocol.
05/2022 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Residential Services Inc. | Cambridge, MN,
  • Work with Registered Nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to substance and alcohol abuse patients.
  • Observe strict confidentiality and safeguard all patient-related information.
  • Keep EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Observe, chart and report developments in patient health conditions in a 30 bed facility.
  • Facilitate routine Teledoc appointments between provider and patient & transcribe new orders.
  • Monitor infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Administer prescribed medications to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Answer patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Chart changes in patient conditions and discuss concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Follow rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery and support patient potential for completion of program.
  • Communicate concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collect biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
02/2022 to 07/2022 Direct Support Professional Schwan's Company | Wilmington, DE,
  • Advocated for disabled individuals to foster communication and self-expression and achieve goals.
  • Improved client outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Encouraged and reassured clients throughout transitions to facilitate smooth and successful completion of tasks at hand.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Enhanced client wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Assisted client with personal hygiene, mobility and transportation.
  • Assisted individuals in learning and developing new skills.
  • Assisted with planning and coordination of activities and outings based on individual needs.
5/15/19 to 02/2022 Licensed Practical Nurse Schwan's Company | Woodstock, GA,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment per protocol to medical team.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Kept EHR updated with patients' vital statistics, tracking metrics and observations about behaviors or responses.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
8/20/17 to 07/2020 Licensed Practical Nurse Company Name | City, State,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to Long Term Care/Rehabilitation patients.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Assisted with patients' nutritional needs by setting up self-feeding assistance or directly feeding individuals with severely limited mobility.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition on a 40-bed unit in the hospital setting.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2017 to to Certificate | Practical Nursing G.S.T. BOCES, Elmira, NY, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • G.S.T. BOCES

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Certificate

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