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licensed practical nurse supervisor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor with over 20 years of experience. Capable of overseeing and optimizing unit operations with self-directed and hands-on approach. Skilled at monitoring staff actions, completing patient checks and updating logs.

Skills
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Managing unit operations
  • Passing medications
  • Wound culture, urine, sputum & bowel collecting
  • Wound care
  • Team leadership
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Learning management systems
  • Solution-based interventions
  • Information collection
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Clinical judgment
  • Diabetes and nutrition education
  • Physical assessments
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Palliative care awareness
  • Positive behavior modeling
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Point-Click-Care competency
  • Managing deadlines
  • Patient evaluation
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Supervisory training
  • Feeding assistance
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Hospice philosophy understanding
  • Foley catheters
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Chest pain management
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal
  • Neurology awareness
  • Patient-focused care
Work History
07/2008 to Current Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor Pacific Medical Centers | Plainview, TX,
  • Maintained medication room in full compliance with government and facility requirements.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Collaborated with Unit Manager on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering glucometer tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
05/2004 to 07/2008 Triage Nurse Arkansas Urology | Bentonville, AR,
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Administered urine testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans and adjust treatment.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and workshops.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures, including in-office urinary procedures.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care and pain management.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
11/1991 to 03/1995 LPN Staff Nurse Geo Group Inc. | Moore Haven, FL,
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising RN.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in medical records.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Gathered patient data, cleaned wounds and changed catheters as part of comprehensive support.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering glucose tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
Education
Expected in 08/1991 to to Licensed Practical Nursing | Licensed Practical Nursing Gloucester County Vocational Technical School, Sewell, NJ, GPA:
Expected in 04/1984 to to Medical Assistant | Medical Assistant Dorothy Aristone School, Maple Shade Township, NJ, GPA:
Expected in 06/1983 to to High School Diploma | Paulsboro High School, Paulsboro, NJ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Gloucester County Vocational Technical School
  • Dorothy Aristone School
  • Paulsboro High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor
  • Triage Nurse
  • LPN Staff Nurse

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
  • High School Diploma

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