lvn charge nurse resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Compassionate Charge Nurse offers 8 years of patient care and advocacy within a 59 units healthcare center.

Highly skilled in charting, managing patient intake and discharges and monitoring care plans.

Well-versed in promoting policies and protocols to achieve core measures. Demonstrated success in cultivating strong patient rapport to drive outcome goals.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude.

Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Ambitious Certified Nursing Assistant with extensive experience in patient care and hospital administrative functions.

Strong patient care skills combined with excellent patient evaluation and advocacy.

Proven history of cultivating strong patient rapport to provide exceptional care and patient education. Service-focused Healthcare professional offering excellent patient-care and charting skills.

Talented at attending to patients in diverse healthcare settings.

LVN with excellent experience in hospital settings. Skilled in assisting with technical nursing treatments, supporting diagnostic procedures and accurately charting patient records.

Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Ambitious, career-focused jobseeker, to help launch career while achieving company goals.

  • Patient Management
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Recording vital signs
  • Patient-focused care
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Patient care planning
  • Process evaluation
  • Staff Management
  • Staff education and training
  • Chronic disease management
  • Staff education
  • Patient Assessments
Work History
02/2021 to 03/2022
LVN Charge Nurse Acadia Healthcare Inc. North Wilkesboro, NC,
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Managed various medications and treatments such as peritoneal dialysis, IV push, oral, subcutaneous, IV infusion and and intramuscular injections.
  • Educated patients and caregivers of various available external resources to support wound management, disease management and medication administration.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments.
  • Collaborated with various healthcare professionals to determine specific and individualized care plan based on goals and long-term health.
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Documented information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to clinicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Took samples to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RN.
09/2016 to 01/2021
Certified Nursing Assistant St. Charles Health System Madras, OR,
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure , Pu;se and Respiration.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Worked with Charge Nurses to complete daily task and effective daily treatments as a part of the team.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in a 59-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Document all daily activities pertaining to patient care as rendered to patients and report promptly any change in condition of patient.
01/2011 to 01/2016
Restorative Nurse Assistant Ontario Health Hospital City, STATE,
  • Administered variety of therapeutic treatments to patients such as range of motion, progressive mobility exercises and speech therapy.
  • Communicated effectively with patients to identify needs and establish comfortability level throughout therapeutic exercises.
  • Operated equipment appropriately and according to user instructions, reporting damaged or malfunctioning equipment.
  • Maintained accurate and thorough documentation of therapy session outcomes to track patients' progress towards treatment goals.
  • Assisted patients in development of eating, dressing and grooming skills.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 59-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
Expected in 01/2021 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
American Career College - Ontario, CA
Expected in 01/2019 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Chaffey College - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Continuing education in Nursing
Expected in 12/2010 to to
High School Diploma:
Chaffey College - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse'
  • CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
  • BLS/CPR "Basic Life Support/ Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
  • IV therapy
Full Professional
Yoruba /Nigeria:
Native or Bilingual

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School Attended

  • American Career College
  • Chaffey College
  • Chaffey College

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN Charge Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Restorative Nurse Assistant


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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