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Hospice Care Of California - Nurse Lvn Resume Example

Ariana Alexander
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Ph: XXXXX XXXXXXXX
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Professional Summary
14 years as an accomplished Licensed Vocational Nurse with 12 years of dedication to Hospice care. Seeking to apply excellent skills in a Clinic, Office, Home Health or Hospice setting while continuing to further my education and obtain my RN.
Skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Wound care specialist
  • Excellent education and training skills
  • Able to gently, sensitively and effectively communicate with patients and family members
  • Strong medical ethics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Documentation
  • Experienced with various medical conditions including but not limited to Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's disease and Respiratory conditions
Experience
Nurse - LVN Jun 2003Present Hospice Care of California Placentia, CA
  • Assess and document vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate, and temperature.
  • Head to toe skin assessment.
  • Assess DME needs and order accordingly
  • Ongoing assessment of, and treatment for acute and chronic pain including assessing non-verbal signs and symptoms of pain and discomfort.
  • Catheter insertions and maintenance per MD order.
  • Collect samples such as blood, urine, sputum or stool from patients for laboratory tests.
  • Injections
  • Flu Clinic
  • Anticoagulation therapy monitoring per MD order using PT/INR machine.
  • Extensive treatment of pressure ulcers from stages I-IV as well as unstageable wounds and surgical wounds.
  • Constant communication with RN Case Managers, Social Workers, Chaplains, Medical Directors, Physicians, Pharmacists and Specialists.
  • Patient documentation using HIPPA guidelines
  • Patient and family education regarding disease processes, medication management, non pharmaceutical methods of comfort, signs and symptoms of approaching death, skin care, diabetes care, in home support, Oxygen use and safety. 
  • Attend and pronounce patients at time of death making appropriate phone calls to family members, mortuary, attending physicians, and interdisciplinary team. 
  • QAPI
  • Chart Audits
  • Mentor for new LVN employees
  • Work closely with interdisciplinary team to help develop individualized plans of treatment/care.
  • Authorize drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies. 


LVN in Urgent Care setting Apr 2003Jun 2003 Bright Medical Group - Temp. Assignment Whittier, CA Worked side by side with Physician, Injections, Blood draws, Vital signs, Urinalysis, Assisted M.D with office based procedures and surgeries, Wound care.
LVN Feb 2003Jun 2003 Interim Healthcare - Temp. Assignment Orange, CA Skilled Nursing patient care in Hospital and home settings. IV insertions and management, Wound care, Head to toe assessments, Foley catheter placement, Pt. and Family teaching regarding medication and disease management, Heavy communication with interdisciplinary team.
LVN Jan 2003Apr 2003 Kindness Care Home Health - Temp. Assignment Santa Ana, CA Skilled Nursing patient care in hospital and home settings. IV insertions and Management, Wound care, Blood draws, Catheter insertions and maintenance, Head to toe assessments, Heavy communication with RN, Physicians, Pt., Family, Pharmacy and DME suppliers.
Education
Prerequisite courses for RN program Jan 2009 Coastline Community College Garden Grove, CA
Continuing education in sign language to aid in communication with hearing impaired patients Jan 2009 Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA
prerequisite courses for RN program Mar 2005 Santiago Community College Santa Ana, CA
Prerequisite courses for RN program May 2004 Santa Ana Community College Santa Ana, CA
Nursing Dec 2002 North Orange County Regional Occupational Program Anaheim, CA
GED : General Jun 1984 Mira Mesa High School San Diego, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • Hospice Care of California
  • Bright Medical Group Temp Assignment
  • Interim Healthcare Temp Assignment

Previous Job Positions:

  • Nurse LVN
  • LVN in Urgent Care setting
  • LVN

Schools:

  • Coastline Community College
  • Long Beach City College
  • Santiago Community College
  • Santa Ana Community College
  • North Orange County Regional Occupational Program
  • Mira Mesa High School

Level of Education:

  • GED

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