Fully credentialed LVN with experience providing compassionate care in a skilled nursing facility.
Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas License number 203838, CPR certified through American Heart Association,Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2000- present.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.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.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Tested glucose and administered injections.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height.Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
3.8 GPA, Coursework in Wound Care Management.
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