Licensed Vocational Nurse with 23 years experience in healthcare. Skilled in multiple specialty areas of hospital care, home care, long term care facilities, corrections, dialysis, and clinics.
PICC line care
Venipuncture for labs or IV
LVN/Internal Medicine, 02/2017 to 07/2017Christus Good Shepherd Medical Associates － Longview, Texas
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Actively participated in Quality Assurance Program for in-house lab tests and obtained specimens. Scanned all signed home health orders to EMR and advised case managers of new orders. Answered/responded in excess of 50 or more one calls daily. Met with DME and home health representatives daily in office. Assisted with clinic as needed: procedures, wound care, diabetic teaching.
LVN, 02/2014 to 07/2017Child's Play Therapeutic Home Care － Tyler, TexasPediatric Home Care: Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Trach care/maintained vent. Applied custom leg and arm splints and monitored. Administered medications by mouth and inhalation via vent. Preformed passive ROM. Responsible for all ADLs. Worked with same child since 2014 through changes in pediatric home health companies: Exceptional Home Health and Jordan Home Health.
LVN Pre-triage in ER, 03/2017 to 11/2017Good Shepherd Medical Center Marshall － Marshall, TexasAssessed ER patients, determined if patient needed to be seen immediately or if condition as non-emergent. Notified charge nurse or triage nurse of emergent and non-urgent conditions.
LVN, 11/2009 to 08/2013East Texas Medical Center － Tyler and Crockett, Texas
Tyler ETMC November 2009-December 2011 Referral Services: Coordinated cardiac procedures with each department and scheduled.
Crockett ETMC: December 2011-March 2012 Emergency Department: administered meds as ordered, assisted RN/MD with procedures, maintained ER chart while caring for patient, assisted with transfers for ER patients by EMS or AIR, transported admitted patients to Med/Surg unit or ICU unit, monitored patients and reported improvement or change in condition, responsible for 24 hour ER charges at end of shift, ordered ER supplies and stocked/replaced supplies.
Tyler ETMC: Internal Medicine Clinic: September 2012-August 2013 Rotated phone triage with clinic with other co-worker, floated to other doctors when needed. Assisted with preparation of procedures as well as assist with procedures. Prescription refills.
Education and Training
Certificate of Completion:Vocational Nursing,1993Panola College Marshall Center － Marshall, Texas, United States
Core Classes:NursingTyler Junior College － Tyler, Texas, United States
Core Classess:NursingNortheast Texas Community College － Mt. Pleasant, Texas, United States
Core classes:NursingGeorge C. Wallace Community College － Dothan, Alabama, United States
Core Classes:NursingBainbridge College － Bainbridge, Georgia, United StatesDean's List 2008