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Choice Staffing Agency - Agency Lpn Resume Example

Ella Peterson
XXX XXXXXX XXXX, Martinsburg, WV 25404
Ph: XXXXXXXXXXXX
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Professional Summary

Highly trained LPN with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both Acute Care and End-of-Life care settings. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in West Virginia for the past nine years with expertise in End-of-Life symptom management.

Skills

Caring and empathetic healthcare professional Thorough Assessing Skills

Continuously learning new skills Adapts well to change

Able to remain calm and competent in highly       stressful situations

Diverse knowledge in several fields of nursing Ability to critical think, prioritize, and    

    implement interventions based on special      circumstances

   Time Management skills

Experience
Agency LPN Oct 2013Mar 2014 Choice Staffing Agency Martinsburg, WV
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition. Collect specimens needed for diagnostic testing.
  • Inform physician of patient's condition following
  • Inform physician of patient's condition following prescribed interventions.
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a particular unit.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
  • Provide education to patients, families, and less-skilled nursing staff, as needed or related to patient care.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
  • Teach patients how to use respiratory equipment at home.
  • Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  • Relay blood analysis results to a physician.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Educate patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises or the use of medications or respiratory equipment.
Crisis Care LPN Mar 2011Aug 2013 Hospice of the Panhandle Martinsburg, WV
  • Assess patients' pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Coordinate patient care conferences.
  • Assess family adaptation levels and coping skills to determine whether intervention is needed.
  • Participate in professional organizations and continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
  • Provide End-of-Life education to patients and family members at time of Crisis.
  • collaborate closely with Hospice Medical Director and patient's Primary Physician.
  • Report to IDT to provide patient with best quality care possible.
LPN II Jun 2005Aug 2011 City Hospital Inc. Martinsburg, WV
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
  • Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
  • Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
  • Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.
  • Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
  • Set up equipment and prepare medical treatment rooms.
  • Apply compresses, ice bags, or hot water bottles.
  • Wash and dress bodies of deceased persons.
  • Clean rooms and make beds.
Education
Associate of Science : Nursing Dec 2016 Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Martinsburg, WV
LPN Jun 2005 James Rumsey Technical Institute Martinsburg, WV
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Previous Companies:

  • Choice Staffing Agency
  • Hospice of the Panhandle
  • City Hospital Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Agency LPN
  • Crisis Care LPN
  • LPN II

Schools:

  • Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
  • James Rumsey Technical Institute

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Science

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