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Licensed Vocational Nurses work under the supervision of a registered nurse or a doctor and provide basic patient care. Typical job duties for a Licensed Vocational Nurse include monitoring vital signs, administering medication, applying ice packs or hot water bottles, assisting patients with grooming, applying treatments for bed sores, and changing bed sheets. Eligible example resumes highlight assets such as patient care expertise, an eye for details, stamina, the ability to work in a stressful environment, communication and interpersonal skills, and bedside manners. Employers select resumes highlighting postsecondary education and a state license.

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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Evaluated PT/INR responses and communicated with treating physicians to ensure appropriate medication dosing

  • Assessed and monitored patient's condition
  • Planned, designed, and implemented anticoagulation therapy for patients
  • Coordinated documentation with outside physician offices, home health agencies, hospital staff, and laboratories to manage safe anticoagulation therapy
  • Provided counseling services to patients
  • Evaluated drug therapy and made appropriate adjustments
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Computer Engineering
Voc
Vocational Degree
2

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Served as LVN at 180-bed facility. Served as charge nurse in long-term care unit. Worked under the supervision of an RN in skilled nursing unit and transitional care unit.

  • Selected to work in a 24-bed transitional care unit for patients post-discharge from John Muir Med-Surgical Wing. This unit houses higher acuity patients that require an MD to be in house from 9am-5pm.
  • Received additional training in tracheotomies and mechanical ventilation.
  • Promoted work in Sub-Acute Unit under the direct supervision of an RN and MD.
  • Facilitated admissions, discharges and transfers; prepared chart notes and other documentation.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Administered skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for coordination of care.

  • Performed nursing assessments and wound care.
  • Administered medications by intramuscular, topical, and subcutaneous routes.
  • Monitored vital signs, symptoms, and general condition for proper patient care.
  • Conducted patient and family teaching.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Voc
Nursing
4

Licensed Vocational Nurse/student

Graduated Galen College Licensed Vocational Nursing Program in the top of graduating class

  • Applied core nursing principles, procedures and techniques while working at various clinical sites
  • Performed comprehensive physical and mental assessments of patients
  • Created care plans that provided adequate basis to track improvement of health in patients
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • NOC Nurse responsible for the safety and care of 140 residents
  • Managed CNAs, in-house staff and outside contractors for 4 floors including
  • Daily med-pass, wound care, safety precautions implementation, charting and communicating with medical care providers
  • Responded to all codes and assessed conditions, provided immediate first aid and determined appropriate plan of actions for all residents as needed
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Licensed Vocational Nurse & Graduate Registered Nurse

Duties included functioning as a to expand nursing/patient care knowledge, assessment skills, and clinical skills

  • Participated in RN training sessions - was guided on the basic principles of nursing, including - physical, biological and psycho-social sciences
  • Provided patient care and/or supported nursing activities
  • Utilized judgment supported by nursing theory and practice in the delivery of nursing care
  • Coordinated nursing lab tests and medical care under the direction and supervision of head nurse
  • Coordinated physician reviews to clarify medical issues and provide updates on the healthcare review status
  • Communicated with the patients' family members
  • Completed rotations through Surgical, Tele East, Tele West, ICU, and Labor & Delivery
  • Patient Care was provided in these areas using the nursing process. Skills involved expanded assessments, IVs, medication administration, Foley insertion and removal, injections, informed consents, wound care, chest tube care, NG tube care, use of EMR and Omni cell medication dispensing as well as all other duties outlined within the scope of practice for a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
7

Licensed Vocational Nurse - Home Health

  • Demonstrated competency in performing various nursing responsibilities, which included wound care, medication administration, breathing treatment monitoring; patient health education; and diet (anorexia and obesity) management
  • Rendered efficient assistance to patients in executing range of motion (ROM) and muscle strengthening exercises as well as in transporting them to a modified handicap vehicle for appointments or outings
  • Created daily schedules and charting to identify areas of improvement
  • Provided daily visits and on-call services to support patients with their daily activities, as well as to guarantee optimum patient care
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Vocational Nursing
8

Licensed Vocational Nurse (lvn)

  • Medication administration and assessments of 20-26 residents.
  • Admission, discharge, and transfer of residents.
  • Initiated wound treatments and plans of care for pressure ulcers, surgical wounds, vascular ulcers and diabetic ulcers.
  • Documented required weekly wound tracking and treatment evaluations. Generated a weekly wound report presented to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Provided treatment and dressing changes to include but not limited to wound vacs and compression bandages.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
History
9

Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • Worked with medical-surgical patients under supervision of Registered Nurse.
  • Administered medications and documented therapeutic effects.
  • Provided care for bariatric post-operative patients.
  • Evaluated patient care needs and prioritized treatments
  • Performed blood transfusions, IV insertions, blood withdrawal, nasogastric tube placements and blood sugar checks.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
10

Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • Received excellent and reached expectations ratings on all performance reviews. Cited for excellence in interpersonal communications, teamwork, customer services, flexibility and reliability.
  • Maintained a clean, organized and safe environment, complied with the quality assurance practices, and performed patient care services.
  • Documented patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient.
  • Administered medications specifically directed by the physician, performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
GED
GED
Nursing, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical

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