Dedicated and sensitive LPN with an extraordinary work ethic and strong patient service record. Nursing style blends professionalism, capability and compassion to truly integrate patients' medical and emotional care within hospital, facility or private duty environment. Adept at fostering and sustaining open and productive professional relationships with physicians, patients, family members, and other medical staff.
Monitor vital signs and other various patient health indicators.
Respond to patient family queries in a courteous and professional manner.
Provide professional comfort and emotional support to patients, families, and caregivers to reduce anxiety in stressful situations; leverage interpersonal communication skills to counsel and provide relief from fear, anger, or grief.
Educate patients and caregivers on disease process, diagnosis, treatment options, and expected outcomes.
Mary BuellNorth Palm Beach, FLPrivate Duty Patient Caregiver
Recorded vitals and provided personal grooming care to patient in final stage of Alzheimers.
Assisted in transfer, ambulation and exercising of patient.
Measure and record patient's vitals such as temperature, blood sugar, blood pressure and pulse.
Prepared appropriate food items for geriatric patient by ensuring that they conform to doctors' orders.
Mrs. Elizabeth Van AlenNorth Palm Beach, FLPrivate Duty Patient Caregiver
Perform total patient care for end-stage Alzheimer's patient, including medications, personal hygiene, range of motion, PT and OT for twelve hours a day. Assisted RN with establishment of nursing care plans, a charting system to insure continuity of care, and development of comprehensive patient history for emergency hospitalizations. Continually provide personal services such as hair care and manicures to stimulate patient, and inform family as to care changes necessary as patient's condition deteriorates.
Capital Options GroupLake Park, FLExecutive Assistant and Office Manager
Maintained financial records without error for four years in fast paced real estate company.
Property manager for 15 rental properties- both single family and multi-family residences.
Developed ability to manage numerous duties in a fast-paced atmosphere Managed payroll, invoicing, work estimates and record keeping via Quickbooks Contractor Edition.
Reading, monitoring and responding to the principal's email, planning and organizing events preparing correspondence on behalf of the company president.
Liaising with staff, clients, etc.answering calls and handling queries.
Maintained an inventory of equipment and supplies.
Regency Dental CenterPort St Lucie, FLOffice Manager Secretary
Devised and maintained office systems to efficiently deal with paper flow.
Managed accounts payable for an organization of 18 personnel.
Followed-up with insurance companies and individuals to resolve discrepancies.
Fast paced dental office in which duties included verifying insurance, managing patient accounts and billing, and responsibility for making weekly deposits to the bank for office.
Maintained excellent customer relations and developed customer rapport.
Education and Training
Academy for Nursing and Health OccupationsWest Palm Beach, FL, United StatesAssociate of Science: Practical Nursing
*Recipient of The E. Drew Gackenheimer Scholastic Achievement Award
Academy for Nursing and Health OccupationsWest Palm Beach, FL, United StatesFlorida Certified Nursing Assistant
Ashford UniversityClinton, IA, United StatesBachelor of Arts: Social Science with Education Concentration
Palm Beach State CollegeLake Worth, FLAssociates Degree: NursingNursing