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lpn charge nurse resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Diligent LPN offering over 30-years background providing attentive care in health care settings. Successful in anticipating and meeting needs of patients, colleagues and supervisors alike. Expertise in Assisted Living, Memory care and Nursing Home geratrric care.

Skills
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Tracheotomy Tubes
  • Collecting Vitals
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Tracheotomy Equipment
  • Conditions Reporting
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Office Support
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Catheter Monitoring
  • Assessing Residents
  • Medical Paperwork Processing
  • Recordkeeping and Maintenance
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Patient Admission
  • Patient Data Gathering
Work History
08/2022 to 10/2022 LPN Charge Nurse Granite County Medical Center | Philipsburg, MT,
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Conducted focus patient assessments per incident to obtain patient health history, pain levels, allergies, vital signs and new changes etc.
  • Led and mentored newly licensed nurses and nursing students during orientation to develop professional expertise.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments using fax and e-mar.
  • Managed medical supply and equipment inventory through cart audits and order refills.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising staff and family.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering blood glucose tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and monitoring wounds.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Helped patients complete bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Supported diagnoses by urine samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines.
02/2015 to 08/2022 LPN Charge Nurse Granite County Medical Center | Philipsburg, MT,
  • 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.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
  • Helped patients complete bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising.
  • Managed medical supply and equipment inventory through cart audit and .order equipment.


  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling .
06/2007 to 03/2009 LPN Nursing Supervisor Acadia Healthcare | Overland Park, KS,
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, and performed catheterizations.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Gathered lab specimens, ordered testing and interpreted results to diagnose patients.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording changes in medical records.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Answered incoming phone calls from patients to provide basic assistance and medical concerns.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Managed appointment calendar for scans, lab tests, and evaluations.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
Education
Expected in to to No Degree | Nursing Science Alabama A & M University, Normal, AL GPA:
  • 3.5 GPA
Expected in to to No Degree | Nursing University of Alabama At Huntsville, Huntsville, AL GPA:
Expected in 05/1995 to to License | Nursing Practice Alabama Southern Community College, Monroeville, AL GPA:

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School Attended

  • Alabama A & M University
  • University of Alabama At Huntsville
  • Alabama Southern Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Nursing Supervisor

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • License

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