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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

LVN skilled at communicating, organizing and solving problems to improve level of care and raise quality rankings of health care facilities. TX-Licensed Vocational Nurse with proven expertise in managing total nursing care and administering prescribed medications and treatments according to approved nursing techniques. Assists in delivery of patient care through nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Demonstrated competency directing and guiding patient teaching and activities to promote individual treatment programs. Enthusiastic LVN eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of word and word and training in . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in nursing.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medication Administration
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Medical Records Management
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Bathing
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Conflict resolution
  • MS Office
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Detail-oriented
  • Responsible
  • Customer service
Work History
06/2018 to 12/2020 LVN Floor Nurse Mission Care Center | Rosemead, CA,
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Provided basic patient care and treatment, such as administering medications tests, taking temperature and blood pressure and dressing wounds.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Collaborated with RNs on evaluation of care pslan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Created children's area in waiting room to create activity area and make practice more family-friendly.
  • Collaborated with RNs on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Reviewed patient history to verify conditions and current medications.
  • Circulated assigned floor to measure and record patients' fluid and food levels, implementing measures to promote healthy intake and output as necessary.
07/2016 to 07/2018 LVN Freedom Senior Management | Venice, FL,
  • Responded to patient requests with appropriate clinical and personal assistance.
  • Protected patients and healthcare team members from infection by sterilizing equipment and reusable supplies.
  • Assessed patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure and recorded in electronic medical records.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Took samples such as blood and urine to complete diagnostic and routine assessment tests.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
  • Supported diagnoses by taking blood, urine or sputum samples from patients for laboratory testing.
  • Collaborated with RNs on evaluation of care plan outcomes, implementing or adjusting interventions accordingly.
  • Clearly and thoroughly explained diagnoses, treatment options and procedures to patients and loved ones, checking in to verify understanding.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to carry out successful treatment plans for diverse acute and chronic conditions.
  • Documented patient vitals, behaviors and conditions to communicate concerns to supervising RNs
03/2008 to 01/2016 LPN Emery Eastside Medical Center Behavioral Health | City, STATE,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Applied interpersonal communication skills to comfort and counsel patients and families throughout care process.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Supported physicians during examinations and scans to assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Provided diagnosis information, treatment possibilities, disease management tips and wound care advice to patients, loved ones and caregivers.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in [Software] to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers, including [Job title], [Job title] and [Job title] to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
12/2001 to 03/2008 Patient Care Tecnician Emory Johns Creek | City, STATE,
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to RNs and LPN, and RNs.
  • Attended to patient and family's immediate needs and concerns by acknowledging and providing required attention.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve quality of care.
  • Assisted in providing patients with nutritional needs by transporting food trays and aiding with feeding.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
Education
Expected in 09/2007 to to LPN Diploma | LPN Diploma Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta, GA GPA:
Expected in 08/2020 to to Associate of Science | Nursing San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Atlanta Technical College
  • San Antonio College

Job Titles Held:

  • LVN Floor Nurse
  • LVN
  • LPN
  • Patient Care Tecnician

Degrees

  • LPN Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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