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Skillful Home Health Nurse resume

Karen L. Hardaway
Experience
05/2017 to Current
Medical Assistants Waterhouse Ridge Memory Care Beaverton, OR
Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
Change dressings on wounds.
Schedule appointments for patients.
08/2012 to 05/2017
Medical Assistant Services For All Generations Portland, OR
Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission.
Change dressings on wounds.
Schedule appointments for patients.
Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies or equipment.As well as prepare and pass medication in a 160 room assisted living facility.
08/2009 to 03/2012
Caregiver Inclusions inc. Portland, OR Provided  physical therapy, meds, cooking and cleaning and other nursing task for a mentally and physically disabled 70 year old man.
09/2011 to 01/2012
Home Health Aide Aging & Disability Services Portland, OR
Changed dressings as well as wound and ostomy care.
Provided patients and family with emotional support due to patients illness of terminal cancer.
Meal plan and prep, provided a variety of duties at patients request. Accompanied patient to Doctor appointments.
Supervised other caregivers and trained them.
Took vitals,passed meds and dealt with Doctors,Hospice,Family and other people on her care team.
05/2002 to 05/2011
Home Health Nurse Addus HomeCare Portland, OR
Provided med management, cooking and cleaning.
Assisted with ADL'S, and other nursing task to a variety of people in their homes.
11/2008 to 01/2011
Pool Therapy Betty Key Portland, OR Provided pool therapy to an 80 year old wheelchair bound women.
04/2008 to 07/2008
Resident Manager Jeannie Fromont-Fromont Homes Beaverton, OR Provided care to Elderly and Disabled adults in a foster home setting. As Resident manager I was in charge of supervising other staff, family relations and customer service,planning care plans and assessments with RN, dispensed medications,ADL'S, bowel care, wound care, meal plan/prep and numerous other nursing task
06/2002 to 07/2008
Foster Parent Maple Star Portland, OR Therapeutic foster parent,had up to 3 children in my home at onetime ranging in age from 4-18. These kids had been physically and mentally abused by biological parents as well as having severe learning disabilities and behaviors due to fetal alcohol and drug abuse by parents.
06/2007 to 11/2007
Direct Care/MR/DD Adults Good Shepard Beaverton, OR Cooking and cleaning,feeding tubes,medication,bathing and dressing and 2 person transfers using hoyer lift.
05/1999 to 11/2003
Resident Manager Paula West-Holman House Portland, OR As Resident manager I was responsible for meal plan/prep,dispensing and ordering medication and supplies for 5 residents,planning safety plans for residents while out in the community, I worked closely with Doctors, case managers, and families. I successfully  completed OIS training. I planned and executed bowel care for residents as well as daily and monthly charting.
03/2001 to 05/2002
Medication Aide Macdonald Residence Portland, OR Passed meds in a 100 patient facility,wound care and diabetic care.
04/2000 to 01/2001
CNA Holgate Center Portland, OR Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.Maintain patients' restrictions to assigned areas.Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.Clean and disinfect rooms and furnishings to maintain a safe and orderly environment.Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
01/1999 to 01/2000
CNA Mt. St Joseph Portland, OR Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.Clean and disinfect rooms and furnishings to maintain a safe and orderly environment.Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.Participate in recreational activities with patients, including card games, sports, or television viewing.
Education and Training
1999
New Care Directions Portland, OR, USA
  • CNA
  • CMA 
  • Adult Foster Care
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Job-winning Home Health Nurse resume

Mary Long
Professional Summary
I am a experienced LPN. I have worked as a licensed practical nurse since 2004 and prior to that was a certified nursing assistant for 17 years. As you can see my experience ranges from acute care to hospice and long-term care as well as touching on some Management in an  Assisted Living environment. I am currently excited about a new opportunity to learn and grow.
Work History
Clinical Licensed Practical Nurse 01/2014 to Current
Nurse Staffing Clearwater, FL

  • Charge nurse on skilled and long term care. Oversaw average of 30 patients per shift.
  • Collected specimens for lab tests and communicated results.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Documented patient information in Point-Click Care, Matrix and Pharmscript.
  • Performed crisis care working in homes with hospice patients for crisis intervention.
  • Administered medications intravenous, oral, Sub-Q, intramuscular, rectal, transdermal and ocular.

Licensed Insurance Agent 04/2017 to 09/2017
AmeriLife and Health Services of Hernando County Spring Hill, Florida
  • Closed an average of 5 new sales and appoinments per week.
  • Calculated premiums and established payment methods for sales.
  • Identified and solicited sales prospects in agency databases.
  • Met with an average of 4 walk-in policyholders to address and resolve complaints.



Hospital Licensed Practical Nurse 01/2014 to Current
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions Sunrise, FL


  • Ensured proper staffing to area HCA hospitals in times of shortages.
  • Assisted doctors with bedside procedures and procedures and other non-invasive procedures.
  • Used critical thinking and advanced assessment skills.
  • Followed and updated patient focused individualized care plans.
  • Communicated between patients and doctors to assist in patient understanding of conditions and procedures as well as notifying doctor of change of condition.
  • Documented patient care following strict Hippa guidelines in MEDITECH EMR.
  • Administered medication via intravenous, oral, sub q, intramuscular, peg tub, transdermal, rectal and ocular.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Managed complex patients with chest tubes, ventilators, peg tubes and tracheostomies.

Wellness Director 10/2016 to 04/2017
Spring Haven Assisted Living Winter Haven, Florida


  • Directed the new hire  program. Recruited, hired, led training and assisted with ongoing communications between departments and new hires.
  • Effectively supervised approximately 20 non-clinical staff and effectively implementing new policies.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges as well as performed new admission assessments within the community at private homes and hospitals.
  • Documented patient information in Quick mar and Real Page 
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans and notified physicians of change of condition.
  • Effectively managed clinical oversight for 120-bed unit.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Developed and produced all office flyer notifications for important policy changes, office news, resident meetings and staff meetings.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts.
  • Attended morning management meetings and reported changes to Administrator.



Home Health Nurse 04/2010 to 04/2012
Maxim Healthcare Services Clearwater, FL
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper medication management and trach and peg tube care and management.
  • Performed all patient care including activitiesa of daily living, medication administration, peg tube care and management, trach and ventilator care and management. 
  • Documented all cares on paper documentation sheets and turned into office in expected time frame.

Charge Nurse 01/2011 to 09/2011
Ambassador Healthcare Omaha, Nebraska
  • Charge Nurse on long term floor. Oversaw average of 20 patients per shift.
  • Effectively supervised 3 CNAs and other non-clinical staff per shift.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Administered medications, performed wound care, trach care, foley care and other care as needed.

Education
Diploma: Practical Nursing 2004 Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, Iowa
Skills


  • Acute care expertise including medical-surgical, ortho, and telemetry.
  • Hospice and palliative care experience
  • MEDITECH, POINT-CLICK CARE, PHARMSCRIPT, MATRIX, REALPAGE, CERNER AND QUICK MAR proficient
  • Advanced skills for foley insertion and removal, trach care, tube feeding management and care and experienced in-home ventilator care, maangement and cleaning.

  • Strong clinical judgment with advance assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Advanced skills with Geriatrics, both Medicare(Skilled Care) and long term care
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
  • Wimdows, Google, Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point proficient
  • In-depth understanding of payor sources including rules and regulations as well as payor expectations.
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Experienced Home Health Nurse resume

Tracee Fossier
Professional Summary

Pragmatic Assistant well-known for being a hands-on dynamo and having boundless energy to fulfill various tasks. Detailed, quick-paced and a true team player. Pursuing a new role where hard work and dedication will be highly valued.

Skills
  • Resourceful
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Critical thinker
  • Event planning
  • Dedicated team player
  • Employee training and development
  • Schedule management
  • Shipping and receiving professional
  • MS Windows proficient
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Extensive vocabulary
  • Accurate and detailed
  • Self-directed
  • Advanced MS Office Suite knowledge
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Training development aptitude
  • Trusted key holder
  • Local/state health laws knowledge
Work History
School Clinic LVN, 09/2008 to 08/2018
Clear Creek Independent School District League City , Texas
  • Supported the human resources department in the annual employee review process to manage performance merit increases.
  • Conducted research to prepare, gather and proof briefing materials, agendas and decks for all executive-level meetings.
  • Distributed company-wide announcements, booked conference rooms and coordinated catering for annual staff development forum.
  • Greeted visitors entering the office, determined the nature and purpose of visit and directed them to the appropriate destination.
  • Developed and maintained an internal client filing system.
  • Assessed need for state required immunizations and  interpreted appropriate lab tests or vaccinations from domestic and international students and maintained an accurate electronic medical chart running monthly audits to assure state compliancy.
  • Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in a 5A High School with  2800 students. Ensured external follow-up where required. Coordinated Outside Community Resources for Economically Disadvantaged Students.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans as they related to school.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions and made necessary judgments on Plan of Care
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Ensured proper care and reporting to appropriate agency for victims of domestic violence.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Trained all staff on quality control procedures and blood borne pathogens, anaphylaxsis and CPR Now training for the bus drivers
  • Assisted the Lead District Nurses in adminstrative duties involving the use of Microsoft Office 365 and two different health care charting systems.
  • Created and Performed Campus level staff instructions on relevant topics in community and world.
  • Created  Health Educational Health Sessions for Students and Faculty
  • Performed translation services for all staff and incoming students and parents and translated all English documents to Spanish for Clearer understanding.
Home Health Nurse, 01/2005 to 12/2005
A-Med Home Health Texas City , TX
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions and reported any abnormal observations to appropriate personnel.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • Working knowledge of the Medicare and Medicaid systems as they relate to Home Health and filled in for Case Managers on occasion.
LVN Post Partum Nurse, 08/1998 to 01/1999
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center Webster , TX
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness. Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
  • Effectively supervised Number LVNs, NAs and non-clinical staff. Improved annual employee retention rate from Number to Number percent.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Performed all duties as assigned to newborn care thru postpartum care floating to medical surgical units as needed.
License Practical Nurse, 01/2000 to 05/2000
Houston Methodist St. John Hospital-formely St.John Houston , TX
  • Vital Signs
  • Health Education Training
  • Emotional Support
  • Medical History
  • Basic Life Support
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness. Expertise in STDs, HIV and family planning.
  • Oversaw and managed Number clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Effectively supervised Number LVNs, NAs and non-clinical staff. Improved annual employee retention rate from Number to Number percent.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Functioned in the capacity of a floor nurse in a labor and delivery unit with newborn care.
  • Managed patients in both natural deliveries and cesarean sections.
  • Able to Provide New born Care and prepare newborn for transfer to higher acute unit when necessary.
Education
Licensed Vocational Nurse: Nursing , 1998
Alvin Community College - Alvin , Texas
High School Diploma University of Houston-Clear Lake - Houston , TX

I have over 60 hours toward in Bachelors degree in Business Law. My courses concentrated on Psychology, Sociology,Microbiology and Business Marketing. 

I continue to further my knowledge by testing and learning about the newest technologies and trends in medicine.

Certifications

Licensed Vocational Nurse Degree

Graduated first in the Nursing Class of 1998 Alvin College

Healthcare Provider CPR Certified

Disney Travel Specialist and Customer Service Student

Additional Information
I had the privilege to be part of assisting in the  creating ,managing and breaking down a Disaster Relief medical clinic during Hurricane Harvey. I worked 12 hour shifts caring to the needs of Pediatric to Geriatric population under the supervision of Dr. Rhiana Ireland an ER Physician.  The  experience I gained from the the 5 days working at the pop up clinic made me a stronger  nurse, a stronger person an definitely a better nurse. 
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