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Nathan Gonzalez
Summary
Enthusiastic LPN with 18 years experience serving both Medical Clinic and Long Term enviroments.
Excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency SKILLS Chest pain Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines Venipuncture/blood draw Professional bedside manner Spirometer reading Problem resolution capability Patient and family advocacy Patient evaluation/intervention Medical laboratory procedures professional Patient/family focused
Skills
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Monitoring
  • Time Management
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Education and Training
Experience
Sep 2003Apr 2015 LPN Washington State Soldiers Home Orting, Wa
  •  Hospice and palliative care experience.
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal 
  •  Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity Successfully directs staff
  • Feeding assistance aptness 
  •  Patient positioning competency
  • Palliative care awareness 
  • Thorough physical assessments Disease prevention and intervention
  • Hospice philosophy understanding.
  • Acute care Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient counseling 
  • Neurology awareness
  • Triage 
  • Proper Documentation 
  • Assessed need for,obtained,  appropriate lab tests.
  • Chronic patient care 
  • Adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for 23 patients per shift.
  • Oversaw, managed 4 clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale, professionalism.
  • Pharmacological, non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders, diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance, disease management.
  • Liaised between patients, physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Instructed patients, family members on proper discharge care.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs.
  • Carefully documented progress of individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Care for patients with chronic, acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Developed, implemented nursing care plans.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Monitored fluid intake, output levels.
  • Measured urine, delivered specimens to lab.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting, transferring.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's disease.
  • Assisted doctors with  non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected blood, tissue, other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Performed monthly inventory, maintained office, medical supply counts.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift 
  • Documented weekly weights, weights losses.
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Aug 1998Aug 2003 LPN Sumner Family Medicine Good Sam Hospital Clinics Sumner, Wa
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained, appropriate lab tests.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance, disease management.
  • 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.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.
  • Treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD,pneumonia.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens, prepared them for lab testing.
  • Performed monthly inventory and maintained office, medical supply counts.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Scheduled patient admissions, discharges.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Triage of patients calling in daily.
  • Scheduling of patients Referrals to specialist, insurance companies.
  • Documentation of all patients.
  • 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.
  • Sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Make appointments, keep records, or perform other clerical duties in doctors' offices or clinics.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
  • Set up equipment and prepare medical treatment rooms.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
Education
Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist: : Medical Billing and Coding Sep 2014 New Horizons San Antonio, TX
Licensed Practical Nurse : LPN Aug 1996 Clover Park Tech. College Lakewood, WA
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Previous Companies:

  • LPN Washington State Soldiers Home
  • LPN Sumner Family Medicine Good Sam Hospital Clinics

Previous Job Positions:

  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Schools:

  • New Horizons
  • Clover Park Tech. College

Level of Education:

  • Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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