Lpn Charge Nurse resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Reliabl and organized lpn with ample experience supporting general nursing staff in providing exceptional care to patients of varying need and distress. Team-oriented leader with flexibility and creativity through support of collaborative atmosphere and individuals' leveraging of personal strengths. Well-versed in quick analysis and assessment of patient charts to recommend care regimens based on extensive field experience. Analytical Charge Licensed Practical Nurse with 12 years of experience treating critical patients with injuries and illnesses of varying severity and urgency. Confident leader in supervision of nursing operations in high traffic internal medicine settings. Collaboration-oriented team leader with flexibility in leveraging team strengths to resolve issues and meet constraints. Credentialed lpn offering 12 years of experience providing compassionate care in loNG TERM/hOSPICE environmental

  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Observation
  • Work Planning and Coordination
  • Staff Supervision
  • Needs Assessment
  • Nursing Intervention Evaluations
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Intravenous Medications
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Activities of Daily Living ADLs
  • Patient Charting
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Patient Counseling and Support
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Patient Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Infection Control
  • In-Home Care
  • Critical Thinking
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Dementia Knowledge and Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Time Management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Medication administration
  • Patient vital sign monitoring
  • Medical chart management
  • Nursing operations supervision
  • Patient counseling and support
  • Basic math
  • Critical thinking
  • Active listening
  • Work ethic
  • Microsoft Office
  • Flexible
  • PPE use
  • Customer service
  • Friendly, positive attitude
LPN Charge Nurse, 2010 - Current
Care Initiatives Correctionville, IA,
  • Administered high consequence medications with exacting accuracy, monitoring patients for side effects and supporting patient comfort and comprehensive recovery.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up to 19 patients per day.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Assisted patients with daily tasks, such as dressing, hygiene upkeep and movement throughout facility,
  • Checked in on patients at regular intervals to record food and fluid intake and output, taking measures to promote healthy levels.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Collected biological samples for routine laboratory testing to assist diagnostic processes.
  • Took blood, tissue and fluid samples to perform laboratory tests.
Nurse Charge Nurse, Feb2013 - 08/2018
Brookdale Senior Living Vernon Hills, IL,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests and procedures.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to formulate individualized treatment plans to deliver high-quality patient care.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
Charge Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2011 - 06/2014
Select Medical Corporation Palm Beach Gardens, FL,
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Assessed unit patients continuously from admission to discharge.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Managed central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
Charge Nurse, 10/2010 - 04/2013
Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care City, STATE,


  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments, supporting patient care with collaboration between personnel with complementary specialties.
  • Analyzed charts and utilized data to recommend proper treatment courses to physicians.
  • Monitored patients with incontinence issues, both after procedures and in recovery from trauma, installing catheters and monitoring bedpans to keep patients safe and comfortable.
  • Supervised exceptional team with collaborative leadership and creative responses to resource scarcity and nurse availability.
  • Supported nurses in providing routine wound care and attending to complex lacerations and punctures.
  • Supported professional development of nurses with ranging experience levels, encouraging continual education and adaptation to evolving circumstances.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Directed medication administration and oversaw patient care.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress, reevaluating treatments as necessary.
Education and Training
LPN: LPN, Expected in 08/2009
Eastern Shore Community College - Melfa, VA
: Per Nursing Classes, Expected in
ManokinWor Wic Community College - Salisbury, MD,

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School Attended

  • Eastern Shore Community College
  • ManokinWor Wic Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Charge Nurse
  • Nurse Charge Nurse
  • Charge Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Charge Nurse


  • LPN

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