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Samantha Washington
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Professional Summary

Responsible Licensed Practical Nurse, proficient in providing care to the sick, injured, elderly, and disabled. An active patient advocate, and always making sure patients concerns and needs are meant. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Nine years in nursing field holding the position as a Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant & Licensed Practical Nurse.

Skills
  • Hard worker
  • Dependable
  • Respectful
  • Loving/ Caring
  • Active Listener
  • Critical Thinker
  • Good Judgment and Decision Making Skills
  • Good Time Management
  • Active Learner
  • Active Problem Solver
  • Great teacher
  • Patient advocate
Experience
Licensed Practical Nurse Feb 2013Present Genesis Health Care Baltimore , MD
  • Provide care for people who are sick, injured or disabled under the direction of Physicians and Registered Nurses
  • Measure and Record Patients Vital Signs
  • Prepare and give injections
  • Provide tracheotomy care
  • Make sure patient is receiving proper oxygenation and that the airway is clear at all times
  • Provide Comfort
  • Administer prescribed medications (including Methadone), start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Administer medications intravenously, making sure Midline, PICC line or peripheral line remains patent, flushed per protocol 
  • Administer feeding and prescribed medication through G-tube, flush tube per protocol
  • 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 dressing wounds, measuring wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas,  massaging
  • Performing catheterizations, & monitor catheter and provide catheter care
  • Provide Colostomy and Ileostomy care.
  • Measure, Address, and Record patient concerns
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, pulse ox, 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 send to lab.
  • Monitor lab results
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to Registered Nurses, Physicians and Nurse Practitioners
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • May help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
  • Provide basic bedside care
  • Examine food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
  • Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.
  • Apply compresses, ice bags, or hot water bottles.
  • Participate in conferences, seminars, and training sessions to keep abreast of developments in the field, and integrate relevant information into training programs.
  • Certifications: Pulmonary Management, Cardiac Management, Essentials of Infusion Therapy, Focused Physical Assessment
  • CPR Certified
Licensed Practical Nurse Jan 2013Mar 2013 Marley Neck Health & Rehabilitation Glen Burnie, MD
  • Provide care for people who are sick, injured or disabled under the direction of Physicians and Registered Nurses
  • Provide basic bedside care
  • Measure and Record Patients Vital Signs
  • Measure, Address, and Record patient concerns
  • Prepare and give injections and enemas
  • Monitor catheters, Insert catheters
  • Dress wounds and Measure wounds
  • Make sure patient is receiving proper oxygenation and that the airway is clear
  • Provide comfort
  • Collect samples for testing
  • Monitor lab results
  • Record food and fluid intake and output
  • Give medications
  • Supervise Nursing assistants
  • May assist patient with Activities of Daily Living, such as bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, moving in bed, feeding, standing, & walking 
  • CPR Certified
Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant Sep 2012Jan 2013 Future Care of Chesapeake Arnold, MD
  • Provide patients with help eating, dressing, and bathing
  • Answered call bells, serve meals
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients to prevent bedsores, Observe patients conditions, measure and report patient health concerns to medical or nursing staff
  • Measure patient vital signs (such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration's)
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and transferring in and out of bed, and transport patient to where they need to be such as dining area or physical therapy via wheelchair or geriatric chair.
  • CPR Certified
Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant Jul 2012Jan 2013 Brightstar Gambrills, MD
  • Provide patients with help eating, dressing, and bathing
  • Serve meals
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients to prevent bedsores, 
  • Observe patients conditions, measure and report patient health concerns to medical or nursing staff
  • Measure patient vital signs (such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration's)
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and transferring in and out of bed
  • Provide one on one care in the home or hospital setting
  • CPR Certified 
Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant Jun 2006Jan 2013 Marley Neck Health & Rehablitation Glen Burnie , MD
  • Provide patients with help eating, dressing, and bathing
  • Answered call bells, serve meals
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients to prevent bedsores, 
  • Observe patients conditions, measure and report patient health concerns to medical or nursing staff
  • Measure patient vital signs (such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration's)
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and transferring in and out of bed, and transport patient to where they need to be such as dining area or physical therapy via wheelchair or geriatric chair.
  • CPR Certified
Dietary Manager Mar 2011May 2011 Marley Neck Health & Rehabilitation Glen Burnie, MD
  • Made sure that we had the proper ingredients to prepare each meal
  • Made sure that the kitchen staff was on top of everything as far as administering the proper foods
  • Keeping the kitchen clean
  • Making sure that the cook was properly cooking the food
  • Making sure food was being served kept and served at proper temperature
  • Made sure that if the patient had any allergies, special orders or dietary restrictions it was put on the patients meal ticket so that they received the proper meal
  • Made sure that I ordered and received milk, bread, meats, and desserts accordingly every week to fulfill the scheduled meal needs
  • Managed and supervised kitchen staff
  • Took part and hiring and firing kitchen staff
  • Provided teaching and in-services to kitchen staff
Education
Licensed Practical Nursing May 2012 Global Health College Alexandria, VA
Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant Jun 2006 Voc Tech Severn , MD
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Previous Companies:

  • Genesis Health Care
  • Marley Neck Health & Rehabilitation
  • Future Care of Chesapeake

Previous Job Positions:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Dietary Manager

Schools:

  • Global Health College
  • Voc Tech

Level of Education:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant

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