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Licensed Practical Nurse resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary
Dependable, driven, and compassionate Charge Nurse specialized in geriatric and memory care. Offering over 13 years of hands-on experience in Long-term Care with a great passion for the elderly population. Focussed on developing high standards of practice, evaluating resident care for effectiveness and implementing necessary changes to create a home-like environment for the residents. Successful in leading teams in providing top-notch care. Seeking to fulfill a Resident Care Director opportunity in order to deliver high-quality care to the elderly resident population.       
Skills
  • Experienced Charge Nurse with great leadership. Experienced with dementia patients, Relationship and team building, Cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Sound decision making
  • Staff training and development
  • Effectively influences others
  • Critical thinking proficiency
Experience
Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2009 - Current
Public Health Management Corporation Yeadon, PA,
  • Assess need for, orders, obtains and interprets appropriate lab tests.
  • Cares for and monitors 20 to 30 residents per shift.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
  • HIPAA compliant.
  • Ensures efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Follows infection control procedures.
  • Assists patients with daily functions.
  • Monitors fluid intake and output levels.
  • Provides all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life for elderly residents.
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  • Assists residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Experienced with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer's. 
  • Maintaines all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the household per shift.
Certified Medication Technician, 05/2008 - 08/2009
Cedargate Healthcare Poplar Bluff, MO,
  • Administered medication to residents Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
Certified Nurses Assistant, 01/2005 - 05/2008
Lhc Group Philipsburg, PA,
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Gerontology, Expected in 2018
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Lindenwood University - St. Charles, Missouri
GPA:
CNA Clinical Supervisor: , Expected in 2017
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St. Charles Community College Continuing Education - St. Peters, MO
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Health Management, Expected in 2016
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Lindenwood University - St. Charles, Missouri
GPA:
Health Management
Associate of Arts: Transfer studies, Expected in 2014
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Wildwood Community College - St.Louis, Missouri
GPA:
Transfer studies
Diploma: Nursing, Expected in 2009
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Sanford Brown College - St Peters, Missouri
GPA:
Nursing
Skills
Customer Service, Creative problem-solving, Computer Proficient, Staff Training/motivation, Time Management, Infection Control, Medication Management, Assists in ADL's, Team Player, Directs the staff in quality and caring support of elderly residents. 
SELECT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Awarded employee of the month twice in the current job at Parc Provence 

Highly recommended to mentor new nurses.  

Especially recognized and acknowledged for the expertise in the electronic system used by the company.  

Trained and achieved title of Forget-Me-Not Specialist in concurrent with the Forget-Me-Not Dementia Care Model followed at Parc Provence.

CNA clinical Supervisor certified

CPR certified

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lindenwood University
  • St. Charles Community College Continuing Education
  • Lindenwood University
  • Wildwood Community College
  • Sanford Brown College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Medication Technician
  • Certified Nurses Assistant

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • CNA Clinical Supervisor
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Diploma

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