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Summary
High-performing, a strategic-thinking LPN with more than five years' experience. Highly skilled at relationship building with clients and across organizations and teams; exceptional writing, presenting, and interpersonal communication skills. Adept at fostering and sustaining open and productive professional relationships with physicians, patients family members, and other medical staff.
Licenses
Licensed Practical Nurse, Connecticut State Dept. of Health
Medication Administration, Connecticut State Dept. of Health, Exp. 2018
CPR/First Aid, American Heart Association, Exp. 2018
Skills
  • Vaccinations
  • Intradermal Injections
  • Proficient w/ EHR/EMR, EPIC, and NextGen systems
  • Admissions
  • Case Management Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Advanced Life Support
  • State and Federal Healthcare Regulations
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Strong Medical/ANA Code Ethics
Experience
ST. Vincent's Hospital Bridgeport, CT Licensed Practical Nurse 09/2017 to Current
  • Contributes to the assessment of students and assures their well-being.
  • Administers medications and feedings.
  • Observes students for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
PSA Healthcare Stratford, CT Licensed Practical Nurse - Pediatrics 07/2017 to Current
  • Provides care to pediatric clients in both home and school settings
  • Provides one-on-one patient care
  • Ensure that the treatment provided is producing the expected results and alter treatments when the requirement occurs
  • Record medical findings, symptoms and observations
  • Ensure safety of children at all times
  • Tracheostomy care and Maintenance
  • Medication and feeding administration via G-tube
Southwest Community Health Center Bridgeport, CT Licensed Practical Nurse OBGYN 11/2014 to 02/2017
  • Communicates with clients of diverse nationalities, in varied socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and in age groups from adolescence to elderly.
  • Ordered and interpreted laboratory test; provided follow-ups for patients.
  • Participated on committees, continuing education efforts, and Nurse Practitioner staff meetings
  • Aided collection of data and screening.
  • Collaborated with community agencies in developing women's health programs and mutual referral systems.
  • Worked closely with family support centers, and were a member of several community organizations.
  • Collected vital signs and venipuncture.
  • Counseled patients on hormone replacement, birth control and other drug therapy as well as contacting pharmacies.
 
 
Regency Heights of Stamford Stamford, CT Licensed Practical Nurse 08/2011 to 11/2014
  • Developed and Implemented treatment plans that are age related and problem specific for each patient.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of careplans.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments for over 65 inpatient personnel.
  • Recognized as a nursing leader in dealing with difficult staff and/or family issues, solving patient problems, and representing nursing staff in interdepartmental communications and special projects.
Education and Training
Professional Diploma: Licensed Practical Nurse 2010 Lincoln Technical Institute, Shelton, CT
Associates Degree: Nursing Present Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT Nursing
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Professional Summary

Registered nurse with over 15 years of experience in nursing related fields. I have been a technician in health care for over 10 years. I have been a Licensed practical nurse for 5 years, and a Registered nurse-Charge nurse for 3  years. I have 4 years of management type experience delegating tasks and using prioritization. I am focused on patient care, and utilize the team to help with decisions when needed.  I have excellent attendance over the years. I have worked in Intensive care units, nursing homes, groups homes, and work well in high stress environments. I am current in crisis prevention training, currently CPR-First Aid certified, and seek ongoing educational training's to expand my nursing skill set, and knowledge.

Skills
  • Many years of experience
  • Professional
  • Patient-focused care
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Committed team player
  • Adaptable
  • Works well in fast paced environments



  • Effective Delegation & Prioritization
  • Demonstrates the ability to stay calm in stressful situations using the team for effective patient care.
  • Thorough assessment skills 
  •  Precise attention to detail
  •  Able to communicate in American Sign Languege & speak some Spanish
Work History
Registered Nurse, 09/2016 to Current
Nursefinders (Per Diem) Owatonna, MN
  • Assess patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, other nursing staff, and counselors. 
  • Administer prescribed medications and monitor and document patient responses.
     
  • Report  patients' status and delegate nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Built relationships within the facility and implement  lifestyle and health initiatives by conducting health groups.
     
  • Quickly respond to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Monitor patient reactions to drugs and carefully treat accordingly. 
Registered Nurse, 09/2018 to 12/2018
Mayo ClinicRochester, MN
  • I began orientation on a medical gastrointestinal floor.
  • Then I was on orientation on the complex intervention unit, and sought transfer. 
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 05/2017 to 09/2018
Community Behavioral Health HospitalRochester, MN
  • Working in a fast paced setting working through behaviors, and struggles with mental health.  
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Pass medications as ordered.
  • Delegation and Prioritization
  • Scheduling lab tests, and lab follow up
  • Vital signs, and reporting abnormal findings to the Primary Care provider. 
Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, 01/2016 to 10/2017
Mayo Clinic Health System - Albert LeaAlbert Lea, Minnesota, United States
  • Assesses and monitors for subjective and objective symptoms of physical chemical withdrawal.  
  • Administers medications per physician order and facility order sets.
  • Documents patient assessment, interventions used and patient responses.
  • Delegates unit duties and responsibilities as charge nurse during shift.
  • Provides high quality nursing care to 32 patient, up to 7 patients in acute withdrawal, and 25 long term patients here for up to 30 days.
  • Works with hospital and on site psychiatrist for those seeking help with mental health.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2015 to 01/2016
Charter House - Mayo Clinic Retirement LivingRochester, Minnesota, United States
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Delegated duties to CNA's & Prioritized patient care tasks throughout the shift.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Documentation on computer.
Personal Care Assistant, 07/2010 to 01/2015
Saint Marys HospitalRochester, Minnesota, United States
  • Worked as a Patient Care Hospital Nursing Assistant in Neurology Intensive Care Unit. ​
  • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
  • Transport patients to surgery, or to the floor after stabilized.
  • Assist Nursing staff in emergent procedures as needed.
  • Close observation of patients to assure safety.
  • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care in MICS & Synthesis.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.


Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2012 to 01/2015
Zumbro Valley Health CenterRochester, Minnesota, United States
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Trained in substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and the effect of employment and housing issues on mental health.
  • Organized and led support groups related to physical and emotional health to ensure long-term patient well-being.
  • Examined patients and gave medications as needed.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management at admission and upon discharge.
  • Closely monitored & treated acute conditions for those in acute alcohol and drug type withdrawal.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2017
Winona State University - Rochester, MN
Associate of Science: Registered Nurse, 2013
Southeast Technical College - Red Wing, MN
Licensed Practical Nurse: 2012
Southeast Technical College - Red Wing, MN
Associate of Arts: Generals, 2011
Inver Hills Community Technical College - Inver Grove Heights, MN
Certifications
  • BLS 6/2019
  • CPI 10/2019
  • Ease training 
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Professional Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse with 12 years experience in healthcare providing excellent nursing care to diverse populations. Excelled in varied nursing roles such as Director of Nursing, Long Term Care Charge Nurse, Occupational Therapy Clinic, Family Practice Ambulatory, and Walk-In Clinic. Experienced LPN holding compact licence, in both Florida and North Dakota. Strong documentation skills and a firm grasp of compliance requirements.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Successfully directs staff meetings
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
  • Palliative care awareness
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Patient positioning competency
  • Through patient education and teach back
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Patient management
Work History
License Practical Nurse, 07/2016 to 06/2019
Sanford Health Family Practice Minot, ND
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
Director Of Nursing, 01/2015 to 07/2016
Brookdale Brentmoor Minot, ND
  • Oversaw and managed 25 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Directed the new hire RN, LPN, CNA, and RA . Recruited, hired, led training and managed.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  •  Patient care in assisted living , adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care.
Lpn, Charge Nurse, 08/2012 to 04/2015
Trinity Nursing Home Minot, ND
  • Resident care, assessment and evaluation of elderly patients.
  • Charge nurse on geriatric floor. Oversaw average of 28 residents per shift.
  • Effectively supervised 12 LVNs, NAs and non-clinical staff.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Developed, implanted resident care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
CNA, 07/2007 to 09/2012
Trinity Nursing Home Minot, ND
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding residents with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Employed mobility devices and hoyer/pal lift equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
Education
High School Diploma Minot High School - 1100 11th Ave. Sw, Minot, ND 58701
Diploma in Nursing Williston State College - 1410 University Ave, Williston, ND 58801
Associate of Science: Nursing RN, 2013
Williston State College - 1410 University Ave, Williston, ND 58801
Certifications
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in FL, License number PN, 2019- Current
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in ND, License number L13873, 2012
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - AHA certification, exp. 04/2020
  • IV therapy certified
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Summary

Enthusiastic RN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. High-performing Manager with 3 years of psychiatric healthcare experience in group home & 6 months crisis center unit.

Skills
  • Patient-Centered Focus
  • Infection Control
  • Basic Life Support
  • Strong Assessment Skills
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Gtube feeding proficient
  • Venipuncture/blood draw 
Work History
Nurse Manager-LPN-RN Program Nurse 01/2016 to Current
Brockton Area Multi Services Inc Brockton, Massachusetts, United States


  • Provide medical coordination and support for individuals served within the home. Perform duties with a team approach; work in collaboration with Program Manager, staff, nurses and upper management.
  • Identify health related needs, monitor medical status and work with staff, physicians and allied health professionals to formulate, coordinate and implement medical treatment plans for all individuals served.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed, ensuring adherence MAP & DPH regulations.
  • Plan and monitor meals, ensuring nutritional standards are followed, and meal preparation and feeding protocols are followed.
  • Provide direct care and support to individuals served as needed, including ADL care, transportation, and facilitating community outings.
  • Ensure medications, medical and safety supplies are available as needed.
  • Coordinate hospital admissions and discharges using a collaborative approach.
  • Provide physical support, assistance with lifting and transferring individuals served who have physical challenges as needed.
  • Meet with Program Manager on a weekly basis to discuss program operations and individuals served.
  • Assist with interviewing and hiring nurses within the program.
  • Identify and provide training to both staff and individuals served in relevant areas (health, hygiene, safety, diet, etc.).
  • Supervise nursing staff to ensure completion of job responsibilities. 
  • Maintain medication books, house log books, etc. as required in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • Ensure highest quality of safety standards and that infection control protocols are followed.
  • Complete written reports, assessments, etc. as required in a clear, concise and professional manner.
Registered Nurse Behavioral Health 06/2017 to 12/2017
Community Counseling of Bristol County, Inc. Brockton, MA
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Reviewed medical records for medical clearance to CSU.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 03/2017 to 09/2017
CareOne at Weymouth Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Patient Care
  • Infection Control Standards
  • Vital Signs
  • Specimen Collection Processing
  • Necessary Health Education
  • New patient admission & discharge teaching/instructions
Customer Service Representative 09/1990 to 09/2010
Verizon Communications Quincy, MA
  • Effectively managed a high-volume of inbound and outbound customer calls.
  • Addressed and resolved customer product complaints empathetically and professionally.
  • Provided accurate and appropriate information in response to customer inquiries.
  • Defused volatile customer situations calmly and courteously.
  • Accurately documented, researched and resolved customer service issues.
  • Referred unresolved customer grievances to designated departments for further investigation.
  • Met or exceeded service ad quality standards every review period.


Education
Associate of Science: Nursing-LPN 2013 Quincy College - Quincy License # LN91139 
Associate of Science: Nursing-RN 2016 Quincy College - Quincy

License # RN

Certifications
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Professional Summary
Two years of experience in primary care at Staten Island Care center as LPN. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.   
Licenses
License Practical Nurse 
CPR certified through American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) 
Skill Highlights
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • CPR/BLS certified
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Sigma care experience
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Psych and mental health care proficiency
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Professional Experience
License Practical Nurse Mar 2015 to Current
Margaret Ultra Home Care Staten Island, NY Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.  Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Provide Pediatric care. Provide care for patient on a ventilator. Provide gastrostomy care. 
License practical Nurse Oct 2014 to Current
Staten Island Care Center Staten Island, NY
Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Experience with Parkinson, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer patient.Tested glucose and administered injections.
Worked as part of a team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
CNA Apr 2008 to Oct 2014
Staten Island CareCenter Staten Island, NY Assisted with ADLs. Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
Education and Training
High School Diploma 2005 Buduburam High School Ghana
Licensed Practical Nurse 2014 Sierra Allied Healthcare Plainfield, NJ, USA
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Skills

  • Encourages team work and positive work environment.
  • Patient/family focused
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Neurology awareness


  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Chest pain management
  • Venipuncture/blood draw experience
  • Adept at prioritizing/managing deadline
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Hospice and palliative care experience
Summary
Registered Nurse with 3+ years experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations.
Work History
Registered Nurse , 08/2017 to Current
Desert Cove Nursing Center 1750 W. Frye Road, Chandler, AZ 85224
Licensed Practical Nurse / Registered Nurse, 08/2015 to Current
Maxim Home Health Care 3300 N Central Ave Suite 2500, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Cared for pediatric and adult patients in need of G-tube, airway precautions, epilepsy care. Oxygen use and oral/nasal suctioning. Airway care nebulized medications, non verbal and sensitive immunocompromised patients. 
Registered Nurse, 03/2017 to 06/2017
Life Care Center of Paradise Valley 4065 E Bell Rd Phoenix, AZ 85032
RN floor nurse in post acute rehab facility. Encourages an environment of teamwork and trust among colleagues. IV, tracheotomy, and enteral nutrition care. Admissions and discharges of patients. 
Licensed Practical Nurse, 07/2015 to 07/2016
Plaza Health Care 1475 N Granite Reef Rd, Scottsdale AZ

Appropriately contacted physicians concerning changes in pt. condition. Took Physicians orders and carried them out. G-tube, and tracheotomy, diabetic and renal pt. care. Pt load 18-25

Licensed Practical Nurse, 05/2015 to 07/2015
Kindred Hospital 40 East Indianola Ave / Phoenix AZ, 85012
Team worker in post acute care setting. Chest tube, and ventilator care, extensive wound care and wound vacuum application and maintenance. Gastric drainage and feeding.
Certified Nurse Assistant , 06/2013 to 04/2015
Westminster Village 1200 N 90th St / Scottsdale AZ 85260
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Showed caring and respectful attitude and attention to individualized care.
  • Worked in locked down dementia unit ensuring safety of pts. on fall precautions.
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing , 2016
GateWay Community College - Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Nursing , In progress
Brigham Young University - Boise ID
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Summary
Licensed Practical Nurse with exceptional customer service skills and a variety of clinical and long term healthcare knowledge. Previous experience as a Territory manager in outside sales with documented increase in sales and product placement.
Experience
09/2015 to Current
Licensed Practical Nurse Addus Home Health Care Champaign, IL
  • Provided one-on-one nursing care for patients to remain in their homes while they return to healthy lifestyles.
  • Assessed patient, educated patient on medications and lifestyle changes needed to regain their health and remain in their home.
  • Wound care treatment as directed by physician.
03/2014 to 08/2015
Licensed Practical Nurse Piatt County Nursing Home Monticello, IL
  • Patient assessment and evaluation with complete records of care and intervention used.
08/2011 to 07/2012
Licensed Practical Nurse Dr.Nelson Family Practice Internal Medicine Gibson City, IL
  • Provided new patient intakes and referrals, assistance to medical practitioners with procedures and overall medical office duties.
12/2009 to 05/2010
Licensed Practical Nurse Fleer Gynecology/Women's Clinic Gibson City, IL
  • Assisted physician with procedures, assessed, educated and administered injections to patients.
07/2009 to 08/2010
Licensed Practical Nurse Alpha Care Champaign, IL
  • Provided nursing care at long term health care facilities, clinics, home care, and flu/diabetic clinics assigned by the agency.
04/2008 to 07/2009
Licensed Practical Nurse Provena Medical Group Urbana, IL
  • Medical group float nurse assigned to various clinics: family practice, ob/gyn, cardio/pulmonary, pediatrics.
Education and Training
2007
Nursing Travel Parkland College Champaign, IL Nursing Travel
1987
Bachelor of Science: Communications American Airlines Travel Acedemy Dallas, TX Communications
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
Certifications
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Skills
agency, CPR certified, clientele, Customer service, diabetic, documentation, home care, injections, Managerial, merchandising, office, nursing, ob/gyn, pediatrics, Retail, sales, Specimen collections, Wound care
Additional Information
  • LICENSES Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Illinois, license number 043.104898
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Summary
Seasoned Licensed Practical Nurse with 21 years experience. Strong communication, organizational and time management abilities. Motivated and collaborative with exceptional analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Strong desire to help others.
Skills
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Psych and mental health experience
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Attentive listener
  • Sensitive
  • Empathetic
  • Strong communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Compassionate
  • Conflict resolution training
  • Medicaid
  • Clinical documentation
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Mobility assistance
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Grief and bereavement counseling
  • Patient-centered care
  • Case planning
  • Group homes
  • Work well independently
  • Professional demeanor
  • Client relations
  • Data entry
Experience
02/2017 - 09/2017
PENSACOLA PEDIATRICS Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Phone nurse Answered phone, scheduled appointments, completed prior authorizations, sent in prescriptions, phone triage, assisted floor nurses as needed with medication administration, etc.
09/2014 - 10/2016
SACRED HEART MEDICAL GROUP PENSACOLA, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Call Pool LPN for Sacred Heart Medical offices.
  • Worked in various offices during this time ranging from Surgery to Pediatric to OB and General Practice.
  • Duties included taking vital signs, patient care, including administration of immunizations, and medications as ordered by physician.
  • Also entered immunizations into Florida Shots system, assisted with medical procedures performed by physician, completed paperwork, charting, graphing weights/heights of patients, and telephone call triage.
10/2012 - 08/2014
WEE CARE PEDIATRICS RIVERVIEW, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Worked weekdays as an LPN for this pediatric practice.
  • Duties included taking vital signs, patient care, including administration of immunizations and medications as ordered by physician, including venipuncture.
  • Also entered immunizations into Florida Shots system, assisted with medical procedures performed by physician, completed paperwork, charting, graphing weights/heights of patients, and telephone call triage.
10/2011 - 10/2012
BLOOMINGDALE MEDICAL ASSOCIATES RIVERVIEW, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Served as a primary office nurse for a large private practice.
  • Duties include triage patients, handle prescription refills, phone triage, completing prior authorizations, keeping rooms stocked with appropriate medical supplies, assisting with treadmill stress test, performing EKG, phlebotomy, lab testing, administering medications and breathing treatments as ordered, pulmonary function studies, coordinating care with specialist offices and diagnostic centers, and entering vitals and patient information into electronic medical records system.
07/2010 - 07/2011
PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA JACKSONVILLE, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Pediatric Home Heath Care Specialized home care nursing for a pediatric patient requiring G-tube and trach expertise.
  • Duties also included wound care, breathing treatment and medication administration, documentation, feedings, suctioning, and accompanying patient and family member to physician appointments, and coordinating with the patient's team of physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapists.
01/2010 - 07/2010
WOODLANDS MEDICAL SPECIALISTS PENSACOLA, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Cancer Treatment Specialists Practice Duties included serving as the phone nurse at a large cancer treatment facility.
  • Daily duties consisted of responding to patients that called facility to ask questions regarding treatment, medications and other concerns.
  • Duties also included the regularly coordinating with doctors, pharmacists, and other medical providers to assist the patient.
09/2017 - 02/2010
GROWING CHILD PEDIATRICS PACE, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Duties included taking vital signs, patient care, including administration of immunizations and medications as ordered by physician, including venipuncture.
  • Also entered immunizations into Florida Shots system, assisted with medical procedures performed by physician, completed paperwork, charting, graphing weights/heights of patients, and telephone call triage.
03/2006 - 06/2008
PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA JACKSONVILLE, FL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Pediatric Home Heath Care Specialized home care nursing for a pediatric patient requiring G-tube and trach expertise.
  • Duties also included wound care, breathing treatment and medication administration, documentation, feedings, suctioning, and accompanying patient and family member to physician appointments, and coordinating with the patient's team of physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapists.
07/2004 - 10/2005
MAXIM HEALTHCARE BREWTON, AL Licensed Practical Nurse - Home Health Care
  • Duties included home care nursing for a patients with varying needs including wound care, breathing treatment and medication administration, documentation, feedings, trach care, vent monitoring, suctioning, and coordinating with the patient's team of physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapists.
11/2002 - 07/2004
ESCAMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE BREWTON, AL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Corrections Facility Nurse Duties included conducting "sick call" tree times a week for inmates, conducting assessment of needs, contacting and coordinating with contracted jail physician, carrying out all orders and follow-up as required.
  • Duties also included calling in medications for up to 120 inmates, setting up and dispensing medications, maintaining detailed medical records and billing records, monitoring dietary needs of diabetic and pregnant inmates, drawing blood for state mandated blood tests, administering TB skin tests for inmates and department employees, and maintaining medical inventory.
  • I was the only full time nurse for facility that held between 90 and 120 inmates.
05/2002 - 10/2002
COMMUNITY HOSPICE BREWTON, AL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Duties included making home visits to hospice patients, track patient status using computer software, patient assessments, assist with setting up medicine, pain prevention, assist with comfort measures, family counseling, documentation, and coordinating with county coroner upon death of patient.
  • Visits were made to patients in homes and at nursing facilities.
09/2000 - 04/2002
WESTGATE VILLAGE/ ATMORE NURSING HOMES BREWTON, AL Licensed Practical Nurse - Charge Nurse
  • Duties included medication administration and documentation, wound care, diabetic foot checks, supervising nursing assistants, charting, monthly review of charts and MARS, administering breathing treatments, monitoring "I and O' of residents, tube feeding, blood sugar monitoring, participation in care plan meetings, resident and family counseling, and other duties.
05/2000 - 12/2000
D.W.MCMILLIAN HOSPITAL BREWTON, AL Respiratory Therapist
  • Duties included giving breathing treatments, drawing ABG's, running blood gases in computer, assisting with codes, restocking of respiratory items in crash carts, O2 sat monitoring, EKG set-up and monitoring, assist with stress tests, charting, computer billing, application of holter monitors, monitoring of vents, trach care, oxygen tent set up and other duties as required.
02/2000 - 09/2000
ATMORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ATMORE, AL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Duties included caring for up to nine patients including medication administration, assistance with feeding, patient assessment, document, accu-checks, telemetry monitoring, assistance with ambulation, starting IV's, catheters, admission/discharge paperwork, monitoring feeding tubes, and patient education.
01/1997 - 01/1999
ALABAMA SHERIFF'S YOUTH RANCH SUMMERDALE, AL House Parent
  • Boys Ranch Duties included taking care for up to ten boys between the ages of 5-18 in a home on the ranch.
  • Duties included providing nutritious meals, taking care of medical needs, assisting with educational needs including coordinating with educators and helping with homework, and any other activity that any normal parent does for their child.
  • Also assisted with fund raising activities for the ranch and other administrative duties.
08/1996 - 01/1999
AMERICAN PARA-PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AL Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Duties included going to prospective insurance applicant's home and completing a physical on health, physical assessment, drawing blood for lab tests, completing in-home EKG's on applicants.
  • Also completed physicals on physicians and dentists for insurance purposes.
Education and Training
1996
REID STATE COLLEGE EVERGREEN, AL Licensed Practical Nurse Graduated with honors on academic scholarship.
1991
JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE BREWTON, AL RN & General Courses
1987
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY LAKELAND, FL