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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
To obtain a new career position.
Licenses

CPR certified through American Heart Association

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE in the State of Illinois, License number 043105352

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE in the State of Indiana, License number 27056794A

Skill Highlights
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Medication administration
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Successful treatment of wounds
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
Professional Experience
02/2008 to 11/2014 LPN Merakey | Sykesville, PA,
  • Work with geriatric residents living at the facility.
  • Pass medication, administer injections, take v/s, charting, skin and wound treatments, take orders from doctors, do rounds with doctors, and monitor residents for any new illnesses.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
03/2007 to 10/2007 LPN - Cardiology Uchealth | Englewood, CO,
  • Worked with 4 Cardiologist, mainly with 1.
  • Brought patients back to rooms, checked them in, did vital signs, went over meds, scheduled cardiac procedures, scheduled labs, xrays, and other tests, went over procedures and instructions with patients, went over notes and messages with doctors, called patients with information about test results.
  • Skillfully performed suture removals for patients.
  • Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Calling patients with a variety of cardiac test results.
02/2006 to 08/2006 LPN Internal Med Float Nurse Palmetto Health | Laurens, SC,
  • Worked with 11 Internal Med doctors and 2 Nurse Practitioners.
  • Floated to Rheumatology and Oncology also.
  • Brought patients back, went over meds, filled scripts, assisted doctors with a variety of procedures such as pelvic and breast exams, dermatology procedures and obtaining cultures, did V/S, patient teaching and administered a variety of injections.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.
2002 to 2006 Sales Clerk, Buyer and Pharmacy Tech Bertram Pharmacy | City, STATE,
  • Ran the cash register, buyer for Hallmark, Yankee Candle Co., and other companies, act as fill in pharmacy tech when needed.
09/1997 to 06/2000 Certified Nursing Assistant Crawford Memorial Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Performed all duties as a CNA.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
  • Worked in Med-Surg, OB, ICU, Skilled Care, and Occupational Med.
Education and Training
Expected in 2005 to to | Nursing Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, IL GPA:
Expected in 1998 to to High School Diploma | Robinson High School, Robinson, IL. GPA:
Accomplishments
  • State of Indiana LPN license.
  • State of Illinois LPN license.
  • CPR and AED training.
  • IV Therapy Certified.
Skills
  • Chest and NG tubes
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Pediatric basic care
  • Urinalysis, culture and sensitivity
  • Finger sticks, insulin injections
  • Wound care, dressing change
  • Labor and delivery observation
  • Assisting with pelvic exams and Pap smears
  • Care plan development
  • Cast care, pin care, traction care
  • Medication passing, IM and SQ injections, IV care
  • Teaching plan development
  • Patient teaching
  • Assisting with injections of the joints and removal of fluid from joints
  • Vital Signs
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Assisting physicians with a variety of procedures
  • Scheduling procedures, surgeries, etc.
  • Calling patients with a variety of cardiac test results
  • Well based knowledge of medication
  • MS Word, Excell, Powerpoint usuage
  • Multiple computer programs within my jobs
  • Telephone skills
  • Usuage of fax machines, copiers and phone systems.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lincoln Trail College
  • Robinson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN
  • LPN - Cardiology
  • LPN Internal Med Float Nurse
  • Sales Clerk, Buyer and Pharmacy Tech
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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