Licensed Practical Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

Committed and sensitive nursing professional with over 3+ years of experience in patient care wants to obtain a position of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at “St. Mary’s Hospital” and be a part of the medical team providing diagnosis, treatement, and care to patients.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience of maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of patients

  • Proficient at handling administration duties and order timely supplies for drugs, medicines, medical instruments, and supervise maintenance of the equipment

  • Ability to convey patient health and responses to the concerned physicians, and families

  • Skilled at taking prompt decisions for alteration in medications

  • Expertise in monitoring vital signs and assisting doctor with medical procedures like McKesson and Cerner EMR

  • Capable for handling duties related to Ventilator Assistance and Gastro maintenance

  • Ability to assist RN and other medical professionals to give optimum healthcare services

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Work Experience:

Licensed Practical Nurse

Arlington Memorial Hospital, Arlington, TX

September 2016 – Present

  • Documenting observations for 30 + patients, and reporting significant changes to registered nurses or consulting doctors

  • Administering medications to pediatric patients, and monitoring them to document the effectiveness of medicines

  • Reporting changes in medication responses for patients undergoing tracheotomy, and arranging ventilator as necessary

  • Supervising staff nurses for dressing wounds, change of bedding for 150 + beds on the floor

  • Handling patients with diverse illness ranging from spinal surgeries, cardiac procedures, and joint replacement to tumors

  • Supporting neonatal and childcare unit to provide care for infants, lactating mothers, and expecting women

  • Collecting new patient’s medical history and health information to ensure the best care

Licensed Practical Nurse

Kindred Hospital Tarrant County, Arlington, TX

January 2014 – August 2016

  • Collected fluid samples, measured vital signs, and administered IVs

  • Collaborated with the nursing staff to provide nursing care to patients who underwent total joint replacement surgeries

  • Ensured dietary and nutrition needs for 30 patients, administered timely medical dosages as prescribed by the specialist, and maintained response charts

  • Communicated with the consulting doctor, and administered IV medicines when required

  • Performed duties like disinfection of instrument, sterilization of equipment, and managed inventory of medical supplies

  • Assessed changes in patient responses by monitoring vital signs, and new symptoms

  • Educated family about the therapeutic treatment and the precautions to be followed at home after discharge

  • Coordinated with nursing professionals and arranged for ambulance services for emergency situations or transfer of patients to multispeciality hospitals

Internship:

Nursing Intern

Kindred Hospital Tarrant County, Arlington, TX

July 2012 – December 2013

  • Scheduled follow-up appointments for patients and booked appointments after consulting the concerned physician’s timetable

  • Performed skin assessments to administer medication on wounds as per the dermatologist’s prescription

  • Provided direct as well as indirect nursing care to patients, and their families in emergency or trauma cases and gave needed support

  • Assisted surgeons to provide pre and post operative care for patients having complicated surgeries

  • Coordinated with other nursing interns to provide services in the neonatal department, and handled premature babies with extra care

  • Took responsibility to handle queries of the new patients, and answered doubts on phone calls, or emails as required

  • Monitored inventory of medical instruments, and contacted vendor to avoid last minute shortage

Education:

  • Associate Degree in Practical Nursing Program

    University of Texas, Arlington, TX

    2012

Certification:

  • BLS Certification, 2013

    Practical Nursing License issued by Texas Nursing Department, 2013

Reference:

On request.