Licensed Vocational Nurse resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Gifted LVN with proven skills in working with RNs in all essential parts in healthcare settings to offer top-notch patient care and support. Vigilant, systematic and focused on delivering cost-effective, high-quality medical care. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Burns Life Support (ABLS) . Diligent Resource Non Commissioned Officer in The Army offerin 6-year background providing attentive care in healthcare settings. Successful in anticipating and meeting needs of patients, colleagues and supervisors alike. Expertise in nursing coordination and teamwork. Multi-talented nurse consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity. Senior LVN and outstanding performer in patient administration and nursing care within nursing care field. Proven success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development with keen understanding of elements of both internal and external patient care business. Recognized for inspiring management team members to excel and encouraging creative work environments.

  • Decision Making
  • Interpreting or applying laws, regulations or procedures within Hospital environment
  • Researching routine issues and resolving discrepancies when it comes to patient care
  • Mentoring
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cost Control
  • Research
  • Service Improvement
  • Decision Making
  • Planning
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Patient Care
  • Team management
  • Communications
  • Supervision
Work History
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 09/2018 - 03/2020
Accentcare Brea, CA,
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies
  • .Requests examinations, reexamination results from doctor or other healthcare specialties in relation to patients abilities to do Activities of daily living
  • Evaluate disabilities resulting from diseases or injuries to ensure appropriate evidence is received from which to adjudicate claim. Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance
  • Utilizes various electronic data processing (EDP) systems for inputting data; for claims processing, monitoring, adjudication; and for correspondence preparation to inform patient of their discharge planner and any representative/advocate of decision and basis for action taken
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing
  • Collaborated with Registered Nurse on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly
  • Helped patients complete day-to-day tasks, including bathing, dressing and eating
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements to patients
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions and communicated concerns to supervising Charge Nurse
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information
  • Worked with charge nurse to evaluate intervention outcomes and make needed adjustments to care plans
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures
NCOIC, 06/2017 - 08/2018
Accentcare Brighton, MA,
  • Responsible and accountable to more than 2 million worth of medical equipments.
  • Supervise and coordinate all 68C Licenced Vocational Nurses to appropriate providers, provide and supervise of 1000 Soldiers immunizations.
  • Administered medications, assist providers with patient screening and triage.
  • Change field related wounds, assess patients condition and report changes to RN/Provider, record and update all Deployment Readiness Immunizations and report t Battalion Commander.
  • Provided for activities; such as helping patients to walk, and positioning patients for physical therapy. Documented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and electronic medical records.
  • Provided patients' hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to bathroom, showers, and baths. Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; tested urine; recorded intake and output information.
  • Enhanced nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests. Explored opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Participated in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; involved in professional organizations; maintained licensure.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating new vendor contracts for materials and supplies.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits as part of quality assurance program.
  • Created agenda, materials and communications for team meetings.
  • Managed intercompany material transfers across program repair facilities, and monitored through pick, inspect, pack and ship processes.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 05/2016 - 08/2017
Accentcare Brookshire, TX,
  • Handling various nursing responsibilities including patient assessment, developing and following nursing care plans, checking vitals
  • Administering blood products, wounds & dressings, colostomies, pain, I/O, IV sites, medication administration, admissions, discharge, proper documentation, and patient & family education
  • Monitoring patient condition and updating plan of care as needed. Maintaining therapeutic communication with the patient and family members
  • Makes determinations and is fully accountable for proper analysis, appropriate development, and/or adjudication relative to VA hospitalization, outpatient treatment institutional or domiciliary care and basic eligibility for vocational rehabilitation
  • Assuming the role of charge nurse periodically, delegating responsibilities and ensured compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Reviewing and updating information regarding wellness topics such as nutrition, preventive services and exercise to promote good health among the patients
  • Collaborated with physicians, Registered Nurses, and other members of the healthcare team. Assessing and facilitating treatments to Hospice care patients ensuring that their palliative care measures are met and improving outcomes through the interdisciplinary care plans
  • Maintained nursing leadership, education, and communication skills and providing quality patient care. Participated in in-services, medical staff meetings, participating in infection control, quality improvement, and continuing education units
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 08/2015 - 02/2016
115th Combat Support Hospital City, STATE,
  • Administer emergency medical treatment to for over 500 battled field casualties
  • Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment.
  • Instruct Soldiers on Combat Lifesaver/First Responder training course. Handling various nursing, responsibilities including patient assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation and company level triage of patients.
  • Supervise, distribute medical resources to respective sections to include operating rooms, and patient recovery rooms. Coordinating between administration, physicians, and other facilities to ensure quality patient care.
  • Maintained nursing leadership, education, and communication skills and providing quality patient care. Maintain and provide constant medical support to Army Medical Combat Badge training and certification in field.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare team plan and implement effective treatment plans.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides and autoclaves to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels as needed.
Post Graduate Certificate: Global Health, Expected in
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
Master of Science: Health Administration, Expected in
Grantham University - Lenexa, KS
  • Graduated: 3.92/400
  • Graduated summa cum laude
: Licence Vocational Nursing, Expected in 2015
Fort Sam Houston - San Antonio, TX,
Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary Studies, Expected in
New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury, NY
  • Graduated with 3.14/4.00 GPA
  • Member of Student Government Association
  • Member of Student Athletic Committee
  • Received Full Athletic Scholarship
Doctor of Business Administration: Health Management And Clinical Assistance, Expected in
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
  • BLS
  • ABLS
  • Implementation - Assisted in implementation of new tracking system that resulted in improved patient care.
  • Documentation - Documented patient information obtained from intake interviews.
  • Collaboration - Collaborated with physicians to plan and implement patient care.
  • Research - Completed group study focused on patient comfort, costs and test results, which resulted in increased patient satisfaction.
  • Charting - Developed and organized 300+ charts for all new and current patients, routinely updating information for physician reference.
  • Quality Assurance - Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
  • Participated in community outreach events like Habitat for Humanity, Bataan Death March Race
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Grantham University
  • Fort Sam Houston
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Liberty University

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