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lpn office nurse orthopedics resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Patient-oriented nursing professional with 12 plus years of hands-on experience in delivering quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals in Orthopedic and general surgery office settings. Skillfully completes tasks and fosters relationships with patients, caregivers and coworkers to drive patient care goals and advance nursing philosophies. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families.

Skills
  • Healthcare Platforms
  • Patient Triaging
  • Samples Collection
  • Multi-Tasking and Prioritization
  • Procedure Explanation
  • Vital Signs Recording
  • Patient Positioning and Transporting
  • Wound Dressing
  • Patient Observation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Care Planning and Modifications
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Examination and Test Preparation
  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Patient Charting
  • Team Building
  • Call Answering and Assistance
  • Equipment Assembly
  • Assisting Physicians
  • Documenting Incidents
  • Caring for Wounds
  • Empathetic and Compassionate
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Educating Families
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Attention to Detail
  • Strong Clinical Judgement
  • Excellent Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Medical Chart Documentation
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Procedure Room Preparation
Experience
12/2010 to 10/2017
LPN Office Nurse - Orthopedics Charleston Area Medical Center Ronceverte, WV,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative nursing care.
08/2005 to 12/2010
LPN Office Nurse - General Surgery Knox Community Hospital City, STATE,
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical history.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and supplies with germicides, sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • Worked as part of healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Took temperatures or blood pressures, dressed wounds and provided other basic patient care or treatments.
  • Documented patient medical histories, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Measured and recorded patient height, weight and other vital signs.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Answered patients' calls to determine how to assist.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explained procedures.
09/2005 to 08/2006
Oral Surgery Assistant Dr. Jackrit Mongkollugsana City, STATE,
  • Assisted oral surgeon by preparing surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting oral surgeon.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Took medical and dental history and recorded vital signs of patients.
  • Sterilized dental equipment using automatic washers to prevent cross contamination.
  • Established clean, sterile and welcoming environment for patients.
  • Documented patient records during procedures and added notes taken to treatment chart.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Gave patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Exposed diagnostic dental x-rays to analyze teeth condition.
  • Briefed patients on dental procedures and payment plans to help make informed decisions.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Assisted dentist during examination by retracting patient's tongue and cheeks.
  • Prepared bills and completed insurance forms using system software.
  • Fabricated custom teeth impressions and temporary restorations for patients from given samples.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2005 to to
Licensed Practical Nurse:
Knox County Career Center - Mount Vernon, OH
GPA:
Expected in 06/2001 to to
High School Diploma:
Mount Vernon High School - Mount Vernon, OH
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Knox County Career Center
  • Mount Vernon High School

Job Titles Held:

  • LPN Office Nurse - Orthopedics
  • LPN Office Nurse - General Surgery
  • Oral Surgery Assistant

Degrees

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • High School Diploma

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