Fully credentialed LPN with experience providing compassionate care in a hospital environment. Areas of experience include Hospice and Palliative Care and Mental Health at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center. Experience also gained through working in a skilled nursing home setting and home health with disabled clients.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
CPR certified through American Heart Association
BAC screening/drug screen collection (MEDTOX)
BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
Medication administration proficient using electronic medication administration software BCMA
Geriatric treatment knowledge
LPN-Mental Health DOM November 2013 to CurrentCarl Vinson VAMC － Dublin, GA
Salary: 36,000.00 USD Per Year Hours per week: 40 Series: 0620 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 6 LPN-MH-DOM: Administer medication per BCMA and VHA guidelines, complete Accu checks and blood pressure checks, update Dormicillary Rosters daily, complete morning report, document in DOM log, order medical and office supplies, report any changes in medical condition to Dorm Nurse.
Assist with 100 percent and 10 percent medication inspections, educate veterans on safe medication policy.
Complete admissions, discharges, hospital returns, and passes for domicillary.
Administer INCUP (MEDTOX) and Intoximeter for admissions, veterans returning from pass, and randoms.
Document daily environmental rounds in CPRS.
Assist nursing and domicillary staff in locating veterans.
Escort veterans when needed to appropriate clinic.
Monitor assigned ward to ensure safety of veterans and staff.
Supervisor: Hershey (478)272-1210
LPN August 2013 to December 2013Total Care Personal Care － Dublin, GA
Salary: 16.00 USD Per Year.
Hours per week: 35
Administer medications to individuals who are developmentally and physically disabled.
Assist direct care staff with ADLs and accompany staff on outings, document according to policy and complete nursing assessments.
Ensure safety of individuals and staff.
Report changes of condition to site manager and director.
LPN January 2012 to April 2013Carl Vinson VAMC － Dublin, GA
Hours per week: 40 Series: 0620 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 0501 LPN CLC Hospice and Palliative Care
Rated Highly Successful/Excellent/High Satisfactory on Performance/Proficiency Evaluation Administer medications and IV fluids and piggybacks; changed out IV tubing on rotation, assist nursing assistants with ADL care.
Complete wound care treatments per order and document daily skin assessments.
Complete SCI bowel and bladder procedure and documentation.
Proficiently document veteran care in Vista, CPRS, and BCMA.
Document nursing treatments such as IV dressings, PEG-Tube, G-Tube, and NGT dressings.
Administer immunizations and PPDs, complete trach care and oral care with suctioning
Supervisor: Sally Reese (478)272-1210
LPN/Charge Nurse December 2009 to April 2010Shamrock Nursing and Rehab － Dublin, GA
Salary: 15.00 USD Per Hour.
Hours per week: 32
Administer medications, initiate IVs and administer IV fluids and piggybacks, complete trach and oral care, insertion of F/C and IN & Out catheters, complete ostomy and colostomy care, order medications, complete wound care treatments, conduct QCs on glucometers nightly, complete 24hr Chart Checks, consult with physician regarding resident's plan of care, complete admission, discharge, and hospital return assessments, assess resident's skin daily, complete monthly and quarterly assessments, charge assigned area and nursing support staff, completed annual training hours as required by the state of GA.
Education and Training
Associate's Degree : Criminal Justice Associates, 05/2013Oconee Fall Line Technical College － GA, United StatesGPA: GPA: 3.45 GPA: 4.0GPA: 3.45 GPA: 4.0 Criminal Justice Associates
Technical or Occupational Certificate : Practical Nursing, 10/2009Heart of Georgia Technical College － GAGPA: GPA: 3.47 GPA: 4.0GPA: 3.47 GPA: 4.0 Practical Nursing LPN Licensure
Technical or Occupational Certificate : Desktop Publishing, 03/2005Turner Job Corps Center － Albany, GADesktop Publishing
2009Heart of GA Technical College Practical Nursing LPNTurner Job Corps Center Completed Desktop Publishing
Associate's DegreeOconee Fall Line Technical College Criminal Justice
Healthcare: Utilize the ADPIE nursing assessment tool to care for veterans, BAC testing using MEDTOX, computerized charting, and SBAR format for shift report.
People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills