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licensed vocational nurse resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse well-versed in a variety of fields of patient care; collecting intake information, caring for wounds, medication administration, and documentation. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills. Sound judgment, caring nature and superior work ethic.

Skills
  • Patient Triaging
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Samples Collection
  • Patient Charting
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Wound Dressing
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Team Building
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Specimen Collection
  • Physical Stamina
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • In-Home Care
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Postpartum Patient Care
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • Critical Thinking
Education and Training
Allan Hancock College 1 Hancock Drive, Lompoc Ca, Expected in Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse - [2006]
  • CPR - [expires 10/28/2023]
Experience
Cornerstone Healthcare Group - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Mcallen, TX, 01/2013 - Current
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to Hospice and home health patients.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
Cornerstone Healthcare Group - Licensed Vocational Nurse
Lake Charles, LA, 08/2007 - 12/2012
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Cared for patients' acute and chronic wounds by changing dressings and applying medicated compounds.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Worked with registered nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality care to residing patients.
  • Inserted, cared for and removed patients' catheters and monitored fluid output.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Promoted culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting documentation and prevention.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patient charts.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
US Navy - US Navy Corpsman
City, STATE, 08/2003 - 03/2006
  • Administered medications and immunizations.
  • Facilitated patient care by performing examinations and administering treatment.
  • Communicated with nurses and emergency service personnel to get patients immediate care.
  • Responded immediately to emergency calls to confirm best possible treatment.
  • Observed, recorded and reported patients' condition or injury and treatment provided.
  • Calmed patients by carefully explaining each step and remaining composed.
  • Suctioned airways to clear obstructions and help patients breathe.
  • Reported infectious disease cases to appropriate medical authorities.
  • Maintained functionality and organization of medical treatment areas and provisions, including equipment maintenance and team leadership.
  • Performed both emergency and routine medical procedures in high-pressure environments.
  • Changed dressings on wounds to prevent infection and check for healing.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Obtained specimens or samples for laboratory work.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Allan Hancock College

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • US Navy Corpsman

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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