lvn charge nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Patient-oriented, compassionate, conscientious, caring, and a true patient advocate with more than 2 years of experience as a licensed vocational nurse providing comprehensive care in a five-star rated nursing and rehab facility. Works effectively within healthcare teams to develop care plans and advocate for patients. Highly observant, detail-oriented and dedicated to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patient. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety, and efficiency. Plays an instrumental member of the team for a COVID-19 free facility by implementing policies, procedures, and protocols in preventing spread of infection. Diligent about helping people of all backgrounds with diverse healthcare needs from admission to discharge. Ambitious and eager to pursue a career in nursing to develop more knowledge and skills and to become adept at managing and promoting efficiency in taking care of patients.

  • IV certified
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Administration of medications-knowledge of commonly used medications including controlled drugs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of various medical equipments including bladder scanner, insulin pumps, continuous flow oxygen concentrator, tanked oxygen, and CPAP machine.
  • Demonstrate excellent observation, good nursing judgement, and communication skills.
  • Ability to provide a good written communication in a timely manner.
  • Ability to move quickly from one task to another independently.
  • Ability to identify and reports problem, use initiative and good judgement to reach quality decisions.
  • Assists providers in exam procedures in a professional, safe and competent manner maintaining sterile technique when applicable.
Education and Training
Gurnick Academy Of Medical Arts CONCORD, CA, Expected in 10/2016 Licensed Vocational Nursing : Healthcare - GPA :
Philippine Normal University AGUSAN CAMPUS-PHILIPPINES, Expected in 04/1990 Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education - GPA :
Acadia Healthcare Inc. - LVN Charge Nurse
Santa Fe, NM, 08/2017 - 03/2021
  • Precepted and mentored new LVN's and RN's on the best practices, and standards of care on the facility-based protocol.
  • Led a 4-team unit, promoting quality care for up to 24 patients per shift.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Documented and evaluated effectiveness of care plans and interventions.
  • Educated patients on wound and disease self-management techniques.
  • Delegated and prioritized tasks, streamlining all steps in rapid response situations.
  • Oversaw medication administration of up to 24 patients per shift, monitoring and documenting responses.
  • Facilitated patient admission, transfer and discharge processes.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other discipline.
  • Distributed assignments to CNA's, while providing guidance and training to ensure proper care was administered to patients.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Provided continuous assessment of patients in rehab unit from admission to discharge.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Administered prescribed medications and monitored intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals.
Crownhills Enterprises Inc - Medication Technician
Westover, MD, 09/2013 - 07/2015
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Prepared various medications per shift to distribute to patient orally, topically or through inhalation.
  • Received multiple deliveries from pharmacy per shift and to check deliveries against orders.
  • Performed wound treatments on several patients daily.
Falcon School District 49 - Elementary School Teacher
Peyton, CO, 01/1992 - 05/2013
  • Formed deep relationships with parents and students by engaging groups through PTA (Parent-Teacher Association).
  • Delivered reading and writing experiences to students commensurate with respective stages of development.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.

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School Attended

  • Gurnick Academy Of Medical Arts
  • Philippine Normal University

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • Medication Technician
  • Elementary School Teacher


  • Licensed Vocational Nursing
  • Bachelor of Arts

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