Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
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Licensed practical nurse

Entry level

Provided comprehensive health care to patients suffering from behavioral problems and mental health disorders. Worked with children with developmental, behavioral, and mental health conditions, conduct tests, and communicate diagnostic results to their families.

  • Prepared discharge care plans, physical and mental assessments, wound care, diabetic monitoring, and insulin administration.
  • Performed foley catheter insertion, nasogastric tube insertion, gastric tube feeding, and monitoring. Collected laboratory specimens, oxy-meter monitoring, O2 administration, and meal monitoring.
  • Leverage best performance and best practices to optimize clinical operations to build long-lasting relationships with patients.
  • Established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures. Ensure adherence with CDC health and safety guidelines for PPE and hand wash.
  • Coordinated with RN for patient treatment and care plans including administering medication and Accu-Chek blood glucose test. Monitored patients for change in condition, or behavior and document vital signs.

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Licensed practical nurse

Senior

Provided care to patients performing various general tasks, including pain management, physical assessments, and medication administration. Coordinated with physicians and other medical professionals to coordinate treatment and care plans including administering medication and IV medications.

  • Provided home-healthcare services to pediatric, adult, and elderly patients diagnosed with chronic/terminal conditions, convalescing from surgical procedures, or recovering from serious illnesses and injuries.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery; minimize pain, discomfort, infections, and complications; and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assessed, monitored, and documented patient progress, symptoms, and vital signs on each visit.
  • Educated clients and their families on the safe treatment of injuries, illnesses, and conditions.
  • Assisted RNs and MDs with treatments, therapies, and interventions to improve mobility, social/cognitive skills, respiratory functions, and cardiovascular health.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Entry level

Carried out day-to-day routine care under the supervision of the head RN, including taking vital signs and oxygen levels, checking respiration, and maintaining all patients’ good hygiene. Followed physicians’ written and verbal orders to ensure patients had a full understanding of their treatment plans.

  • Administered medication as requested by the patients' primary care provider, observed health status and adverse reactions, and updated physician on any new symptoms or concerns.
  • Assisted the leading physicians during patient examinations by keeping detailed records on patient status, medication requirements, and overall quality of care.
  • Executed initial patient care treatments, including wound cleanings, bandage changes, IVs, checking blood pressure, administering insulin, and testing blood glucose.
  • Offered post-op care for patients, including pain management, post-surgical wound treatment, and infection treatment.
  • Maintained medical documentation up to date by entering patient information into the internal database and reviewing all data periodically.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Experienced

Monitored patients’ vital signs and documented their progress during each visit. Followed physician’s treatment plans to minimize pain and discomfort and accelerate patient recovery. Educated families on the safe treatment of illnesses and long-term conditions

  • Partnered with a team of registered RNs to provide daily care to 8-10 patients per shift, ensuring continuous safety of the patients and their mental and physical needs.
  • Communicated with patients about the requirements and risks of surgical operations, addressing their concerns and answering any pre-operation and post-op care questions.
  • Educated patients on withdrawal, addiction to medication, recovery, and coping skills in general.
  • Drafted and updated brochures and pamphlets for patients in all clinics as well as in preparation for HIPPA and JCAHO reviews.
  • Assisted patients with moving in bed, walking, standing, and maintaining personal hygiene, including bathing and dressing.
  • Monitored the status of medical equipment, including sterilizing and testing tools before undergoing procedures.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Experienced

Treated medically fragile children by assisting Head Nurses and Doctors with therapies to improve cognitive skills, cardiovascular health, mobility, and respiratory functions. Oversaw regular audit programs to ensure junior staff was well informed about internal safety standards and in-house protocols.

  • Processed paperwork for patient discharges or transfers, and updated the EMR system with current information about patient status, medications, and tests.
  • Provided tracheostomy care and suctioning, O2 administration, SVN treatment, and overall breathing assistance as per physician's instructions.
  • Assisted senior medical staff in the development of comprehensive care plans, the delegation of duties to the junior nursing team, and the assessment of new residents.
  • Conducted interviews with new patients before admittance to determine their medical history and updated status charts with relevant information for the doctors' review.
  • Treated patients with chronic health problems including asthma, pneumonia, and obstructive pulmonary disease.

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