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lpn charge nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing 12 years of demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Highly motivated with the desire to take on new challenges. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Working collaboratively
  • Workflow and Patient Management
  • Communication
  • Team building
  • Good work ethic
Education & Training
Southeastern Technical College Swainsboro, GA, Expected in 09/2009 Diploma : Practical Nursing - GPA :
Licensure & Certifications
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, #LPN082628, 2010-present
  • ENLC LPN compact license, 2018-present
  • IV Therapy, Aiken Technical College, 2019
  • BLS, American Red Cross, 1998-present
Experience
Granite County Medical Center - LPN Charge Nurse
Philipsburg, MT, 07/2022 - Current
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum samples from patients to perform routine lab tests.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Documented adverse patient reactions to medications and reported findings to supervisors.
  • Educated patients on conditions, medications and self-care skills.
  • Observed and reported changes in condition of patients and signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
Ohio Health - LPN Supervisor
Athens, OH, 11/2018 - 05/2022
  • Administered medications & therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Addressed resident care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds & managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in resident conditions & discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Adhered to facility and legal standards for daily operations and medication room management.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
Landmark Health - LPN Field Nurse
Chambersburg, PA, 05/2021 - 07/2021
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Worked with social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Administered prescribed medications or started intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
Granite County Medical Center - LPN Charge Nurse
Philipsburg, MT, 12/2019 - 04/2021
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to prepare nursing assessment summaries and health care plans.
  • Provided behavioral & emotional support while closely supervising residents suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's, & other mental illnesses.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health & safety under supervision of Infection Control Nurse.
  • Communicated effectively with residents & loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options & procedures.
  • Charted changes in resident conditions & discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Collaborated with respiratory therapy to ensure proper tracheostomy care & maintenance of airway to critical patients.
  • Evaluated patient conditions, progress and treatment success to make changes and adapt treatment plans.
Care Atc Inc - LPN
Germantown, WI, 12/2017 - 10/2018
  • Responded to patients' alarms & needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care & environment to nursing supervisors & physician.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists & respiratory therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care.
  • Documented patient intake & dietary requirements.
  • Utilized expertise to perform catheterization, tracheostomy care & gastronomy care
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions & transfer files.
  • Monitored & evaluated patients with deficiencies & abnormalities within cardiopulmonary system closely.
Granite County Medical Center - LPN Charge Nurse
Philipsburg, MT, 08/2014 - 05/2018
  • Followed rehabilitation & treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain & optimize patient outcomes.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting & caring for catheters, dressing & changing wounds.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 30-40 patients per day.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care & environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors & case managers.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
The Pediatric Connection - LPN Charge Nurse/ Wound Nurse (weekends)
Magnolia, TX, 09/2012 - 06/2014
  • Charted changes in patient conditions & discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider
  • Performed routine lab tests to support diagnosis.
  • Worked with Unit Manager to evaluate intervention outcomes & make needed adjustments to care plans.
  • Managed draining wounds by wound-vac, wet to dry dressing, iodoform packing, Jackson-Pratt drains, etc.
  • Educated patients & family members on cleaning & dressing wounds while identifying signs of infection.
  • Treated complex wounds not healed in 6-8 weeks, including diabetic ulcers, vascular wounds & trauma-related wounds.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages & documented patient conditions.
Self-employed - Home Health LPN
City, STATE, 03/2010 - 04/2014
  • Administered medications & therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence & well-being.
  • Participated in on-call rotations & delivered after-hours care.
  • Obtained medical assistance, equipment & community resources for optimal patient success with medical interventions.
  • Reported abnormal findings to case manager & physician for immediate intervention orders.
Company Name - LPN Unit Manager
City, State, 04/2023 - Current

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southeastern Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Supervisor
  • LPN Field Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse/ Wound Nurse (weekends)
  • Home Health LPN
  • LPN Unit Manager

Degrees

  • Diploma

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