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licensed practical nurse resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in sample collection, blood draw, IV insertion and infection control. 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. Self-motivated, decisive healthcare professional with proven bedside manner, clinical skills and diagnostic support experience.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Health Education
  • Medical Records Management
  • Patient Intake
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Wound Care
  • Caring for Wounds
  • Family Communication
  • Staff Direction and Task Delegation
  • Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient Evaluations
  • Inpatient Care
  • Educating Families
  • ADL Assistance
  • Care Planning
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Physical Assessment
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Regulatory Requirements
Education and Training
Galen College of Nursing St. Petersburg, FL, Expected in 09/2023 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Licensed Practical Nurse- 2023
Experience
Sholom Community Alliance - Licensed Practical Nurse
Saint Louis Park, MN, 04/2023 - Current
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Applied interventions to progress patients toward wellness and address maintenance of wellness.
  • 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.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Worked with 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.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 6 patients per day.
Hca - Patient Care Technician, Emergency Department
Hazard, KY, 09/2022 - 06/2023
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Notified senior staff of patient emergencies to optimize outcomes.
  • Kept instruments and equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Performed variety of delegated basic patient care services to support nursing functions and activities of daily living.
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital - Student Nurse Apprentice
Brattleboro, VT, 05/2022 - 08/2022
  • Collaborated with staff members to facilitate quality care.
  • Built rapport with patients' family members and support system.
  • Observed patient care and assessed feedback to deliver ongoing quality care.
  • Obtained laboratory specimens by using phlebotomy skills to complete both venous and finger-stick blood draws.
  • Documented information about patient care, vitals and condition markers in computer system.
  • Observed medical procedures to advance nursing knowledge and prepare for more challenging experiences.
  • Cared directly for patients by assisting with daily living activities and mobility needs.
  • Observed and communicated changes in patient's condition to registered nurse on duty.
  • Maintained safe and comfortable environment for each patient.
  • Completed clinical work in different units to achieve degree standards and build nursing knowledge.
Ardent Health Services - Patient Care Technician
Nashville, TN, 10/2017 - Current
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
  • Performed variety of delegated basic patient care services to support nursing functions and activities of daily living.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Identified and reported observations and clinical symptoms to appropriate healthcare professionals, driving timely intervention.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Galen College of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician, Emergency Department
  • Student Nurse Apprentice
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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