licensed practical nurse orthopedic unit resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Care for all types patients with exceptional clinical, interpersonal and time management abilities. Licensed in North Dakota and diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs.

Associate of Applied Science: Practical Nursing, Expected in 05/2018
North Dakota State College of Science - Wahpeton, ND,
Status -
  • 3.25/4.00 GPA
: Pre-Nursing , Expected in
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND
Status -
  • 2.60/4.00 GPA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2014
Holdingford High School - Holdingford, MN,
Status -
  • 3.20/4.00 GPA
  • CNA License 2013
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2019 - present
Licensed Practical Nurse (Orthopedic Unit), 05/2018 - Current
Baptist Health South Florida Weston, FL,
  • Assess and perform vitals on post-op surgicals and direct admissions from the emergency department.
  • Ambulate/transfer patients.
  • Administration of medications.
  • Communicate with aides, other nurses, doctors, social work, case management, and therapies (PT, OT, RTT, and SLP).
  • Assist patients with ADL's (Activities of Daily Living).
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medicine administration.
  • Maintain tolerable pain control for patients when lying down or ambulating.
  • Communicate with doctors regarding a patient status change, critical labs, or update.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 04/2017 - 04/2018
Skechers East Rutherford, NJ,
  • Stocked rooms with necessary supplies after patients have left an exam room.
  • Assisted in lobby lights (more emergent patients).
  • Performed EKG's.
  • Communicated with other staff including aides, nursing staff, and providers.
  • Room patients that need to be seen by a provider.
  • Communicated over the phone with patients, other health care departments, and make patient referral appointments.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
Sales Associate, 08/2015 - 11/2016
Baptist Health South Florida Miami, FL,
  • Checked customers out at the register.
  • Exchange or return merchandise at customer service.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed items and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Stayed up to date on store promotions, payment policies and security practices.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs and submitted completed paperwork.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 12/2013 - 04/2017
Good Shepherd Nursing Home City, STATE,
  • Bring residents to facility provided activities such Bingo, church, etc.
  • Communicated with other CNA's and nursing staff about an update or changes on a resident.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Straight catheter/foley insertion and cares
  • Critical thinking
  • IV starts
  • Teamwork
  • NG tube management and cares
  • Adaptability
  • Chest tube management and cares
  • Problem solving
  • Head to toe assessments
  • Handling pressure
  • Monitor vital signs
  • Attention to detail
  • Use of transfer equipment such as a ceiling lift
  • Dressing changes and wound care
  • Suture removal
  • Central line dressing and care
  • Patient education
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
  • Blood glucose testing devices
  • Patient charting
  • Pain management
  • Continuous bladder irrigation
  • EKG's
  • Pain management
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Patient-oriented
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Colostomy care
  • Educating families
Activities and Honors

Hospital Volunteer - Sanford Health ER October 2016 - September 2017

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School Attended

  • North Dakota State College of Science
  • North Dakota State University
  • Holdingford High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Orthopedic Unit)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Sales Associate
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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