LPN - IV Certified with 16 years experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing adult and pediatric ventilation care, geriatrics, acute adult psychiatry, emergency and fast track care. Fully credentialed LPN with experience providing compassionate care in hospital and long term care environments.
Missouri State Board of Nursing
Licensed Practical Nurse IV-Certified
License NO: 055491
American Heart Association
Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
Valid: May 2013 - May 2015
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of patients. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients on the unit. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with patient care policies and procedures.
Provided quality nursing in home care settings in accordance with patient care policies and procedures. Provided teaching and support to family members. Monitored, maintained and changed circuit lines for proper ventilation operation. Administered medications per g-button/tubes. Provided trachea and stoma care. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Worked at skilled nursing facility, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care to residents.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments and medications.
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