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Gabriel Rodriguez
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Professional Summary

Highly trained Licensed Practical Nurse with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in Mental Health, Critical Care, Geriatric Health, and Office Procedures. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Louisiana.

Skills
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coordination
  • Administration and Management
  • Time Management
Experience
Licensed Practical Nurse Jul 2012 - Present
Oakdale Community Hospital Oakdale, LA
I was hired with this facility to work as a Nurse/Hyperbaric Technologist.  I received training in Jacksonville, FL and was successful in receiving certification to head the Hyperbaric Department at Oakdale Community Hospital.  I was also named Safety Director for the Oakdale Hyperbaric and Wound Healing Center.  During my time in this position, I was also trained in wound care techniques.  I am currently working with  a Family practitioner as an LPN/ office manager.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Inventory and requisition supplies and instruments.
Licensed Practical Nurse Jun 2009 - Jul 2012
Allen Oaks Nursing Home Oakdale, LA
I worked at this facility as a Night-shift LPN. I was responsible for medication administration and the overall well-being of approximately 40 residents. 
  • Administer prescribed medications, 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.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
mental health specialist/ LPN Sep 2006 - May 2009
Behavioral Health Clinic Oakdale, LA
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients or patients.
Critical Care Nurse Jan 2005 - Aug 2006
Oakdale Community Hospital Oakdale, LA
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer medications, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
Licensed Practical Nurse Dec 2004 - Aug 2005
St. Francis Nursing Home Oberlin , LA
  • 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.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
  • Examine food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
Security Guard Aug 2002 - Dec 2004
Boise Casecade Oakdale , LA
  • Report all violations and suspicious behaviors to supervisors, verbally or in writing.
  • Challenge suspicious people, requesting their badges and asking what their business is in a particular areas.
  • Monitor traffic flow through screening checkpoints to ensure order and efficiency.
  • Contact police directly in cases of urgent security issues, using phones or two-way radios.
Shift Manager Aug 2002 - Dec 2004
Subway Oakdale, LA
  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers, and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Direct and supervise employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers.
  • Monitor sales activities to ensure that customers receive satisfactory service and quality goods.
  • Inventory stock and reorder when inventory drops to a specified level.
  • Instruct staff on how to handle difficult and complicated sales.
Bank Teller Jan 1999 - Oct 2001
Capital One Oakdale, LA
  • Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  • Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  • Enter customers' transactions into computers to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  • Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts, and calculate daily transactions using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
  • Carry out special services for customers, such as ordering bank cards and checks.
  • Identify transaction mistakes when debits and credits do not balance.
Shift Manager Jul 1994 - Aug 1998
Sonic Drive-In oakdale, LA
  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers, and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Direct and supervise employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers.
  • Monitor sales activities to ensure that customers receive satisfactory service and quality goods.
  • Inventory stock and reorder when inventory drops to a specified level.
  • Instruct staff on how to handle difficult and complicated sales.
  • Assign employees to specific duties.
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and keep records of employees' work schedules and time cards.
Education
Certified Hyperbaric Technologist: Healthcare Jul 2012 Healogics, INC Jacksonville, FL
Critical care Certification: Healthcare Feb 2005 LSU Health System Shreveport, LA
Practical Nursing: Healthcare Dec 2004 Central Louisiana Technical College - Oakdale Campus Oakdale , LA
High School Diploma: May 1996 Oakdale High School Oakdale, LA
Nutrition McNeese State University Lake Charles, LA
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Previous Companies:

  • Oakdale Community Hospital
  • Allen Oaks Nursing Home
  • Behavioral Health Clinic

Previous Job Positions:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • mental health specialist
  • LPN
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Security Guard

Schools:

  • Healogics, INC
  • LSU Health System
  • Central Louisiana Technical College - Oakdale Campus
  • Oakdale High School
  • McNeese State University

Level of Education:

  • Certified Hyperbaric Technologist
  • Critical care Certification
  • Practical Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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