Lpn Charge Nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Altruistic nurse with twenty years of healthcare industry experience. Guided patients through process of receiving medical attention, handling case files and advising on nature of condition and need for physician consultation. As well as all aspects of long term care nursing, Seeking to transition from field work to an administrative medical career. Self motivated with organizational skills interested in office, hybrid or remote setting.

  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Medical Triage
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Vital Signs
  • Clerical Support
  • Diagnostic Software
  • Electronic Health Records Systems
  • Self Motivated
  • Organization
Rhode Island College Providence, RI Expected in Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
Bristol - Plymouth Regional Technical School Taunton, MA Expected in Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Honoree of Cecile Cabana Award
  • Awarded Vocational Tech Post Secondary Achievement Award

Work History
Bernice Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc - LPN Charge Nurse
Bernice, LA, 10/2006 - Current
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments using Point Click Care.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering medications, changing dressings, vital signs and monitoring conditions and behaviors.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
Saratoga Hospital - Triage Nurse, Home Care Coordinator
Wilton, NY, 09/2016 - 01/2018
  • Monitored compliance and evaluated effectiveness of home treatment instructions.
  • Obtained case history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Advised patients on pre- and post-operative instructions, medication administration, and symptoms indicating emergency care.
  • Relayed triage information and facilitated communication between provider and patient concerning patient disposition.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients not requiring emergency services but needing examination from provider and consulting directly with provider.
  • Counseled patients via telephone according to established guidelines and protocols, advising on provider-established plans of care.
  • Suggested appropriate disposition to acting physicians based on assessment.
  • Performed additional clinic and non-triage nurse duties such as instructing patients in general and specific medical care and health issues and administering or dispensing medication and injections.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Verified, updated and communicated patient history prior to clinic appointments and procedures with provider.
  • Conveyed treatment options, diagnosis information and home care techniques to patients and caregivers to continue care consistency.
  • Strengthened training and nursing knowledge by taking part in continuing education programs and obtained certification in Lactation Counseling.
South Coast Physician Services - Medical Assistant
City, STATE, 01/2002 - 01/2005
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
Amego Inc. - Program Coordinator/Behavioral Therapist
City, STATE, 01/1992 - 01/2005
  • Helped teach important social, play and basic life skills such as personal hygiene management.
  • Responded effectively to crisis situations and aggressive behaviors, skillfully mitigating conflicts with proven strategies.
  • Collected session data to aid in treatment planning and assessment.
  • Encouraged clients and family members to practice and use skills and strategies for confronting problems constructively.
  • Implemented behavioral intervention plans created by clinical supervisors and therapists.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Rhode Island College
  • Bristol - Plymouth Regional Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • Triage Nurse, Home Care Coordinator
  • Medical Assistant
  • Program Coordinator/Behavioral Therapist


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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