staff lpn resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with extensive experience in Title I school nursing, Tribal Health and medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, and infection control. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and visiting families. Demonstrated ability to complete tasks accurately despite interruptions and competing demands. Sound judgment, caring nature and superior work ethic.

  • Patient triaging
  • Focused and detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
  • Documenting incidents
  • Educating families
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Counting narcotics
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Quick problem solver
  • Infection control procedures
  • Electronic charting
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Report generation
  • Excel in data input and creation of excel documents
  • Vital sign monitoring
  • Staff presentations
  • POS systems
  • Medication administration
  • Medical screening
  • PPE use
  • Samples collection
  • Caring for wounds
  • Assisting physicians
Staff LPN, 08/2019 to Current
South Georgia Medical CenterValdosta, GA,
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Used sterile techniques to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Sterilized equipment and supplies using germicides to protect patients and staff from infection.
  • Administered medications and therapies in accordance with physicians orders.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
School Nurse, 10/2008 to 08/2021
Unitypoint HealthMuscatine, IA,
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, documented medical histories, updated and maintained patient charts
  • Researched and studied student diagnoses to identify care needs
  • Cleaned and sterilized room and equipment to protect staff and patients from infection risk
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention
  • Educated students, teachers and staff on medical diagnoses, emergent seizure care, and anaphylaxis care
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures
  • Inputted, participated in the design and maintenance of the district Health Services website
  • Coordinated with families, school personnel and healthcare professionals on the behalf of students to advocate for healthcare needs and provide medical information to appropriate parties
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists, and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies
  • Maintained adequate supplies to meet expected patient demands
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Provided AED training to a 7 to 11-member staff for our climate and culture team
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches
  • Assisted in the training and mentored new Health Technicians on best practices, nurse's office district policies and standards of care
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms
  • Performed hearing and vision screenings per Arizona Department of Health Services standards
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Monitored infection control procedures to verify facility-wide health and safety.
Owner Operator, 12/2005 to 08/2019
Evans Distribution CompanyCameron, MO,
  • Founded and successfully operated a business and residential cleaning business
  • Scheduled and maintained clients business and home cleaning
  • Encouraged and resolved any complaints
  • Provided deep cleaning services for areas in need of additional sanitation
  • Moved beds, sofas and furniture to wipe down baseboards and alleviate dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas
  • Followed proper handling procedures for chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floor and fixtures
  • Completed cleaning tasks while spending majority of day walking, twisting, bending, pushing and kneeling to get job done
  • Implemented innovative step-savers to reduce average cleaning time per room
  • Provided detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions
  • Organized supplies for efficient use based on expected customer needs
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Computer Information Technology W/High Distinction, Expected in 2013
Maricopa Community Colleges - Rio Salado Community College - Tempe, AZ
Certificate: Practical Nursing, Expected in 2008
Southwest Skill Center - Avondale, AZ

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School Attended

  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Rio Salado Community College
  • Southwest Skill Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff LPN
  • School Nurse
  • Owner Operator


  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate

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