LVN currently enrolled in ADN program. Two plus years of experience in primary care as a night nurse at The Right Step. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking leadership role in a hospital setting.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2015-2017
Mental Health First Aide Certified 6/17/14-6/17/17
Medication administration expert
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Broad medical terminology knowledge
Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
Strong medical ethic
Trained in in- and out-patient care
Colostomy care familiarity
Body mechanics knowledge
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
Customer service focus
Problem solving strength
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Calm and level-headed under duress
Quick problem solver
Psychiatric population familiarity
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) registration
The Right StepHouston, TXLicensed Vocational Nurse10/2013 to Current
Administer medication properly and timely
Monitor vital signs and change in condition
Report any abnormal findings/changes to the physician
Ensure proper documentation and charting is completed for each client
Communicate with staff regarding client care and behavior
Coordinate laboratory services when needed ·
Monitor clients for acute withdrawal and/or intoxication symptoms and initiate appropriate protocol
Patient/family education on level of care/medications/protocols
Monitor up to 47 clients: detox and residential overnight as the only nurse on duty.
Answer to primary physician
Emails and write orders accordingly.
Care for any wounds
Tracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients
Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans
Reinforced clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
Silverado Senior Living CypresswoodHouston, TXCertified Nursing Assistant12/2010 to 07/2012
Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.
Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
Massaged patients and applied preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs and heat-lamp stimulation.
Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
Collected urine and fecal samples.
Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters.
Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.
Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
Assisted nurses with cleaning rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter insertion.
Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.
Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.
Assisted with ADLs.
Provided patients and families with emotional support.
Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.
Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.
Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
Little One's Day CarePasadena, TXChild Care Giver 09/2009 to 02/2010
Read stories to the children and taught them painting, drawing and crafts.
Employed a variety of materials for children to explore and manipulate in learning activities and imaginative play.
Disciplined children and recommended other measures to correct behavior.
Created an infant area, toddler area and preschool area of play within the daycare.
Carefully monitored children's play activities.
Offered detailed daily reports that outlined each child's activities.
Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
Upheld all CPR and Texas regulated certifications.
Led reading classes for preschool-aged children.
Identified early signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and brought them to the parents' attention.
Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
Education and Training
Associates - RN:Nursing presentLone Star College Kingwood, Kingwood, TX3.11 GPA
License Vocational Nurse Program 2013Lone Star College, Cypress, TXGPA: GPA: 3.2