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lpn charge nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

PA and WV -Licensed LPN offering 20+ years of healthcare experience. Proficient in delivering exceptional nursing care, triaging conditions and supporting diverse patient needs. Innovative LPN well-versed in infection control protocols, medical terminology and modern nursing practices. Proficient in medical equipment operation. Ethical and efficient professional with multiple years of experience examining patients and implementing patient care plans. Recognized for motivating healthcare teams working in acute, chronic and high patient volume settings.

Skills
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Medication Administration
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS
  • Patient Observation
  • Specimen Collection
  • Patient Charting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Infection Control
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
Education
Greene County Vo-tech Waynesburg, PA, Expected in 08/2001 : LPN - GPA :
Mapletown High School Greensboro, PA Expected in 06/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Care Initiatives - LPN Charge Nurse
Iowa City, IA, 11/2015 - Current
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Conducted patient assessments to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies and vital signs.
  • Led and mentored multiple newly licensed nurses and nursing students to develop professional expertise.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering Covid-19 tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
The Pediatric Connection - LPN, Private Duty
Cedar Creek, TX, 09/2011 - 11/2015
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Participated in service education programs, patient care conferences and staff meetings to advance knowledge and foster multidisciplinary communication.
  • Engaged and educated clients on appropriate behaviors and essential social interaction.
  • Fostered strong relationships with clients and families to support comprehensive social, mental and physical care.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Scheduled appointments and transported patients to medical facilities using personal transportation.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
The Pediatric Connection - LPN, Private Duty
Centennial, CO, 07/2008 - 06/2010
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Participated in service education programs, patient care conferences and staff meetings to advance knowledge and foster multidisciplinary communication.
  • Engaged and educated clients on appropriate behaviors and essential social interaction.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Fostered strong relationships with clients and families to support comprehensive social, mental and physical care.
  • Interpreted patient needs, knowledge, growth and development to construct treatment plan.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Prepared visit notes, updated and summarized client records and conferred with health care disciplines in providing coordinated client care.
  • Maintained open availability to rotate through on-call periods, night shifts and weekend visits.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Greene County Vo-tech
  • Mapletown High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN, Private Duty
  • LPN, Private Duty

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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