Nurse Skilled Unit Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:

To obtain the position of Licensed Vocational Nurse in a results and service driven atmosphere where my skills, dedications and commitment to patient care will provide unlimited career advancement opportunities.

  • Medication and IV administration
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Wound Management
  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Seizure management
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Assessment and Care
  • Workflow and Patient Management
  • Diabetes management
  • Patient Management
  • Charting Medication Administration
Nurse, Skilled Unit, 03/2016 to Current
The Pediatric Connection Sun City, AZ,
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Measured and monitored patient vital signs.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Delivered compassionate care to increase comfort and psychological, social and spiritual well-being.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.d
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Observed and carried out physician and nursing orders.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and disease prevention.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Attended to patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Performed assessment planning, implementation and evaluation of care for assigned patients, including discharge planning, utilizing interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Assessed and coordinated patient discharge planning needs with healthcare team members.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological condition and patient needs.
  • Trained new staff on facility policies, procedures and electronic medical record management systems.
  • Delivered quality patient care from admission to discharge through direct supervision of nursing and ancillary staff.
  • Managed colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and Foley tubes for nonambulatory patients.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments to determine needs, document medical information and communicate findings with healthcare team to ensure continuum of care.
  • Liaised between patients and doctors, completing comprehensive assessments and recording medical information to achieve recovery goals.
Home Health Nurse, 05/2016 to 01/2019
Veterans Health Administration Augusta, GA,
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Notified physicians of all changes in patients' conditions.
  • Provided home health aide care providers with training, guidance, support and supervision to achieve objectives.
Licensed Vocational Nurse, 10/2015 to 03/2016
Abilene State Supporting City, STATE,
  • Duties.
  • Provided direct nursing care under RN supervision and physician orders.
  • Ensured privacy when performing the patient care plan duties: vital signs monitoring, bathing, eating, toileting, range of motion and other daily routine activities of patent.
  • Performed straight catheterization, catheter changes, wound dressing changes, internal feeding tube changes, and applied vagal nerve stimulator for seizure management, monitored insulin pump for diabetes management.
  • Prepared, administered, and appropriately documented actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous medications.
  • Appropriately carried out assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions.
  • Keenly observed for physical or emotional changes in patient’s condition and accurately documenting noted changes.
  • Assisted in orientation of the new nursing staff and nursing student education.
Education and Training
Vocational Nursing Certificate: Nursing, Expected in 05/2014
Cisco College - Abilene, TX,

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  • Cisco College
Job Titles Held:
  • Nurse, Skilled Unit
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Vocational Nursing Certificate