Licensed Practical Nurse with 22 years experience. Confident and capable in the field of nursing and hold high standard of professionalism in the workplace. Dedicated to giving exceptional patient care. Currently in the OB/GYN setting, but have experience in a variety of specialty areas, such as hemodialysis, dermatologic surgery, and Internal Medicine.
Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Louisiana, License number 910747.
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Obtained medical history on new patients. Assessed vital signs, including obtaining fetal heart tones with doppler. Point of care testing such as urine pregnancy tests, urine dips. Administered IM injections. Prepared for and assisted with minor office procedures such as IUD insertion, endometrial biopsy, colposcopy, as well as routine collection of specimens. Scheduled surgery with hospital. Scheduled inductions and c-sections. Communicated between physician, office staff and patients to provide the best care possible. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Performed such duties as obtaining EKG, administering breathing treatments, administering oral as well as injectable medications, and immunizations. Performed ear washes, fingerstick blood glucose, urine dip and urine pregnancy tests, some wound care. Called in new prescriptions as per doctor's orders, and/or refill authorizations. Communicated with insurance companies to obtain authorizations for non-formulary or over the limit prescriptions. Occasionally assisted with starting IV's.
Assessed vital signs. Point of care testing such as urine pregnancy tests, urine dips. Administered IM injections and immunizations. Prepared for and assisted with minor office procedures such as IUD insertion and endometrial biopsy, as well as routine collection of specimens. Scheduled surgery with hospital. Scheduled preop clearance appointments, as well as any necessary preop testing. Communicated between physician, office staff and patients to provide the best care possible. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
Assessed vital signs, administered oral medications, injectable medications and immunizations to adults as well as children. Triaged patient phone calls. Obtained fingerstick blood glucose levels, Administered breathing treatments, started IV's, some wound care. Scheduled appointments, order entry for diagnostic testing. Arranged hospital admits and home health visits. Maintained open lines of communication between physicians, patients, pharmacies and insurance companies. Responsible for two physicians patient load.
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