Fully credentialed LPN with Medical-Surgical experience providing compassionate care in Corrections, Long-Term and high acuity Rehabilitation Nursing Care Facility. Strong Patient-focused LPN with a background in geriatric care, hospice, and hospital. Seeking new opportunity to expand my experience while providing quality patient care.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification,2014 to present
Staff Nurse on a 30 bed Medical Surgical unit to provide care to Inmates of all background.Follow policies and protocols of the Department of Safety to provide adequate and quality Nursing care to Inmates.Provide oral/ IM injections medications as well as administer IV/PICC line antibiotic therapies. Assess Inmate patients on a daily basis for any change in mental or health status. Relay back to Medical Provides any health changes regarding Inmate patients.Monitored post-op vitals, set IV fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.Provide palliative care to Inmates who are at the end of life stage.Assist Inmates with healing and recovery after surgery.Accurately documents all elements of nursing assessment, treatments along with medications on a daily basis.
Participates with members of the interdisciplinary team to assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate residents' care.Assists physician with sick call by screening patients and performing minor surgical procedures at bedside.Documents the residents' condition and nursing needs accurately and in a timely manner. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding residents promptly to Nursing Supervisor.Provides oncoming shift and supervisors with accurate and complete resident status report. Receives and records physicians' orders and following through with medications orders.Develops work assignments and delegates tasks for Nurse Aides.Assures compliance with policies and procedures of Facility as well as State Board of Nursing.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided discharge instructions and teaching to patients being discharge to their homes.
Coursework in Practical Nursing
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