Homecare Licensed Practical Nurse
Assist clients, both adult and pediatric, with ADL care, med passes, documentation of client's status and report any changes to superiors. Document client's response to med passes, responses to ADL care and report changes in mentation,emotional and physical changes in clients. Light house cleaning, and,meal preparation, and transportation of clients to medical appointments as needed,
Licensed Practical Nurse
Oct 2008 －Mar 2013
Northeast Medical Family Practice
Oct 2008 －Mar 2013
Dr. William Dibble/Dr. Michael Frumkin
Assisting Doctors with office procedures, minor surgeries, sanitation of surgical tools after surgeries. Schedule patients for appointments, referrals, medications and procedures. Record vital signs, symptoms, responses to treatments , breathing treatments, med/vaccine administration and ekg results with MD sign off to the Electronic Health Chart. Ability to work independently in accordance to policy and proceedures and Md orders while still being a team player. Performed all patient care with a patient centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments. Evaluated patient care needs, proioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Organized, updated and maintained patient EMR. Followed sterile protocols for treatments, surgeries, and sterilizing tools and equipment, and correctly disposed of contaminated waste. Tested diabetic patients with glucometer, breathing treatments, ear lavage and documented results. Skillfully performed suture removal for patients of all ages.
Licensed Practical Homecare Nurse
Jan 1992 －Sep 1999
Fransiscan Health Support
Cared for ventilator depedant pediatric patients in a home-based setting. Prepared, dispensed and documented results for medication passes. Dressing changes, treatments, lab draws per MD order. Documentation, transportation, and timely delivery of lab specimens.
Staff LPN in Syracuse and Maine
Jan 1992 －May 1999
Olston Kimberly Quality Care
Assisted with ADL activities, scheduled and transported patients to and from appointments. Home management, meal preparation, and documented patient responses. Trachea,Ventilator and Oxygen treatment as per MD order. Addressed patient and family concerns to appropriate team members along with documentation of both. Provided palliative care in out patient settings ranging from from assessment to development and implementation of patient plan of care. Sound ethical and independent decision making ability consistent with medical protocols. Dressing changes. per orders, assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgeries
Updated nursing skills, assisted instructors with class demonstrations, provided instruction to other students. Child Abuse reporting parameters, Phlebotomy and ICD9 and CPT Certified.
Licensed Practical Nursing
Cental Technical Vocational Center
Program trained in infection controls practices, policies, and procedures. Trained in HIPPA standards and practices; clinical training in vital signs, medical records documentation, SOAP documentation. Trained in therapeutic communications with doctors patients, co-workers, and team members.