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Avery Ward
XX XXXXX XXXXXX, Irvington, NJ 07111
Ph: XXXXXXXXXXXX
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Professional Summary

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with ten years of healthcare experience which includes patient care in long-term care facilities, experience dealing with broad range of medical condition including Ventilator Dependent, Dialysis, Post-operative Orthopedic, Heart Failure, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Personality Disorders, Drug Abuser, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Alzheimer, and Dementia patients.

Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Wound cleaning/care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Foley Catheter
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Computerized Charting
  • Outstanding Interpersonal Skill
Experience
LPN Sep 2009Jun 2014 Alaris @ St. Mary's Healthcare Orange , NJ
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous medication and fluids.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Collect samples, such as urine, stool, blood  or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.
  • Administer immunization such as influenza vaccine, pneumococcal vaccine, PPD.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Partnered with team of Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapist and Physicians to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
  • Tested glucose and administered injection if needed.
  • Provided comfort care. 
  • Provide basic patient treatments, such as dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, applying wound V.A.C therapy and dressing change, performing catheterizations.
  • Admission and Discharge patients.
  • Providing emotional support to patient and families.
LPN Jul 2007Jun 2009 Daughter's of Miriam Clifton, NJ
  • Skilled sub-acute and long term care for adults and geriatric population: medication administration, G-tube feeding and care, wound care, Intake and Output, assessment, transcribe physicians orders, documentation, universal precautions, collaborate with other nursing staff and physicians.
  • Tested glucose and administer injection
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with Dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Hospice care nursing - caring for the internally ill and providing comfort care.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO ensuring required brochure and pamphlets were available for all residents. 
  • Maintained patients charts and files.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
  • Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
  • Adhere to policy and procedures.
LPN Oct 2007Jun 2008 HCR Manor Care Mountainside , NJ
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as medication administration, taking temperatures, blood pressures, pulse, oxygen level, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, G tube feeding and care, Tracheostomy care, or performing catheterizations.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary actions.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests.
  • Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members.
  • Universal Precaution such as handwashing, using germicides, sterilize equipment and supplies
LPN Dec 2004May 2007 New Community Extended Care Newark, NJ
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, pulse respiration, dressing wound, tracheotomy care,  performing catheterizations.
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids and medication.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
  • Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.
  • Prepare or examine food trays for conformance to prescribed diet.
  • Cared for patient with psychological behavior such as redirect their  behaviors, administer psychotropic injection, medication, educated patient and their family.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available for all resident.
  • Cared for HIV/AIDS residents.
  • Assessing patients' mental health.
  • Providing emotional support to patient and families.
  • Writing prescriptions at a physician request.
Home Health Aide Jan 1994Sep 2004 New Community/Care at Home Newark, NJ
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Plan, prepare, or serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
  • Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, assistance, and companionship.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Care for children who are disabled or who have sick or disabled parents.
Education
Associate of Science : Licensed Practical Nurse Oct 2004 New Community School for LPN Newark, NJ Anatomy and Physiology
Pharmacology
Med. Surgical
Pediatric
Maternal Nursing
High School Diploma : Biology, Algebra, English, Chemistry,History, Spanish Jun 1985 Weequahic High School Newark, NJ
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Previous Companies:

  • Alaris St Marys Healthcare
  • Daughters of Miriam
  • HCR Manor Care

Previous Job Positions:

  • LPN
  • Home Health Aide

Schools:

  • New Community School for LPN
  • Weequahic High School

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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