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lpn charge nurse resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

I am a nurse of twenty years. I'm knowledgeable, dependable, loyal, hard working caring nurse. I work great work teams or alone. Admissions, discharges, passing meds, getting vitals, trach care, vent care, oxygen care, Condom cath straight Cath, f/c.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Hardworking and reliable lpn with strong ability in everything i do. Offering quick learning and knowledge . Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level lpn position to help launch career while achieving company goals. Hardworking and reliable LPN with strong ability in being a hard worker. Offering dependability and knowledge. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level LPN position to help launch career while achieving company goals Dedicated student interested in applying excellent communication and interpersonal skills to a LPN role. Experienced in data entry and handling money. Can quickly memorize product details and build customer relationships.

Skills
  • Physical Stamina
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Wound Dressing
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
Education and Training
Northern Kentucky Technical College Edgewood KY, Expected in 08/2003 Associate of Science : Lpn - GPA :
Felicity-Franklin Local High School Felicity, OH Expected in 05/1999 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
National Church Residences - LPN Charge Nurse
Jonesborough, TN, 12/2015 - Current
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Documented and collected vital signs to track patient conditions.
  • Evaluated patient care needs to prioritize treatment and maintain patient flow.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Counseled and educated patients specific to diagnosis and health history.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Developed individual care plans to meet patient needs and achieve treatment goals.
  • Supported nurses in routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient blood pressure and heart.
  • Assisted physicians with patient scans and examinations during diagnostic processes.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and loved ones to explain diagnoses, treatment options and procedures.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 20 patients per day.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Assembled and used catheters, tracheotomy tubes or oxygen suppliers.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Evaluated nursing intervention outcomes by conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Collected blood, urine or sputum from patients to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • 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.
  • Directed implementation of improved patient care and documentation methods and procedures to achieve quality objectives.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
  • Performed triage to maximum team productivity and effectiveness.
National Church Residences - LPN Charge Nurse
Kansas City, MO, 06/2005 - 06/2011
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
National Church Residences - LPN Charge Nurse
Keeseville, NY, 06/2004 - 06/2010
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
National Church Residences - LPN Charge Nurse
Kingsport, TN, 07/1999 - 06/2005
  • Conducted daily rounds to assess patient condition and distribute medications.
  • Advocated for patients by respecting and supporting values, basic rights and beliefs.
  • Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Northern Kentucky Technical College
  • Felicity-Franklin Local High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • LPN Charge Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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