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licensed practical nurse unit manager resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Conscientious Licensed Practical Nurse offering 11 years of experience providing comprehensive care in Hospital, Long term care and Correctional settings. Works effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Excellent record of adherence to patient privacy protocols and medical charting best practices.

Proven skills in leading nursing teams, solving operational issues and improving policies. Experienced with Hospital, Long Term Care and Correctional patient populations. Coordinates medication, charts and long-term care. Proficient in establishing schedules, delegating assignments and managing permanent records.

Skills
  • Scheduling Proficiency
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • Assessing Residents
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Inventory Assessment
  • Infection Control
  • Wound Dressing
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Supply Requisition and Inventory
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Staff Supervision
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Data Analysis
  • Coordinating Unit Operations
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Conditions Reporting
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Recordkeeping and Maintenance
  • Information Compiling and Auditing
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Attention to Detail
  • Distributing Medications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Time Management
  • Medication Administration
  • Strong Clinical Judgment
  • Administrative Functions
  • Adaptable and Flexible
Experience
Licensed Practical Nurse Unit Manager, 10/2014 to 07/2021
Chelsea Jewish LifecareChelsea, MA,
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Provided training and supervision to 13-member staff in 1 unit.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 100+ active patients.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 25 patients per day.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 09/2013 to 10/2014
Palmetto HealthSimpsonville, SC,
  • 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.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' 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.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 80 patients per day.
LPN Charge Nurse, 07/2007 to 09/2013
Arbor CompanyTinton Falls, NJ,
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 68 patients per day.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with 68+ active patients.
Education and Training
LPN Diploma And License: Nursing, Expected in 12/2010 to Arkansas State University - Beebe - Beebe, AR
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School Attended

  • Arkansas State University - Beebe

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Unit Manager
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • LPN Diploma And License

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