Lpn Charge Nurse Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Dedicated Charge Licensed Practical Nurse offering 10+-year background managing nursing staff, delegating assignments and assessing patient conditions. Expertise in progress monitoring, plan implementation and history taking. Devoted to service excellence in patient care and patient advocacy. Innovative LPN well-versed in infection control protocols, medical terminology and modern nursing practices. Proficient in medical wound care , for example, wounds vacs and feeding pumps, and JP drains . Ethical and efficient professional with 10+ years of experience examining patients and implementing patient care plans. Recognized for motivating healthcare teams working in acute, chronic and high patient volume settings. Effective at tracking vitals and responses to treatments, administering medications and transcribing orders. Good relationship-building and problem-solving abilities. Licensed in SC (multistate status and certified in PICC line management. LPN skilled at communicating, organizing and solving problems to improve level of care and raise quality rankings of health care facilities.

  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Scheduling
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Staff Management
  • Medication Administration
  • Rehabilitation
  • Infection Control
  • Treatment Planning
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Patient Bathing
  • Long-Term Care
  • Emotional Support
  • Medication Management
  • Patient Evaluation
Atlantic Technical College Pompano Beach, FL Expected in 01/2009 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Manning High School Manning, SC Expected in 05/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Arbor Company - LPN Charge Nurse
Naples, FL, 11/2017 - Current
  • Managed daily staff assignments and patient scheduling to guarantee clinic coverage and flow.
  • Oversaw daily rounds to assess patient conditions and distribute medications to patients.
  • Assembled and used equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers to effectively manage patient care.
  • Updated patient medical records with services provided, health conditions and response to treatments using [Software].
  • Delivered direct quality care to patients by evaluating medical conditions and managing and assessing treatments.
  • Promoted patient independence by teaching self-care skills and explaining conditions and medications.
  • Analyzed patient assessments and laboratory data to bring any issues to attention of physicians.
  • Delivered basic patient care and treatments, including taking temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsores and catheterizations.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Helped long-term care residents with bathing, dressing, feeding and other daily living activities.
Hickman Mills C-1 School District - LPN
Kansas City, MO, 07/2015 - 03/2018
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in PCC to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Cared for 30 long term patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
Hickman Mills C-1 School District - LPN
Kansas City, MO, 06/2011 - 11/2014
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Atlantic Technical College
  • Manning High School
Job Titles Held:
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN
  • LPN
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma