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Practical Nurses provide care to disabled, injured, or sick patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor. Example resumes of Practical Nurses provide such duties as preparing patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explaining procedures; and administering prescribed medications and starting intravenous fluids, noting the times and amounts of each on patients' charts. Practical Nurses' resumes reflect certificates or diplomas in the field of practical nursing insofar as an educational background. Licensing is also required in all states, and applicants can obtain one by passing the National Council Licensure Examination.

1

License Practical Nurse REHAB NURSE

Provided professional care to patients, delivered skilled nursing care in routine/stressful periods at the highest standards of excellence

  • Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients physical condition, administered approved medication, and arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards.
  • Supervised and assessed vital changes in patients and conditions by monitoring vital signs, symptoms, and test results.
  • Documented and recorded patient health status and nursing care
  • Participated in inter-disciplinary nursing team meetings to improve policies and procedures and to ensure adherence to safety procedures.
  • Utilize PC to enter and retrieve patient data, EMR
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Nursing Transition
2

Licensed Practical Nurse

Provide quality patient care in a long term care setting, utilizing excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Evaluated patient needs, administered medications and perform nursing procedures as ordered.
  • Collected data, reported abnormal findings to physicians, and documented findings accordingly via an electronic medical record.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team and provided input on patient's plan of care.
  • Orient and mentored new nurses
  • Involved in task forces to identify best nursing practices to improve daily nursing processes.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
HS
Licensed Practical Nursing
Nursing
3

Licensed Practical Nurse Internship

Provided daily resident care in accordance with the nursing procedures manual and as instructed by Charge Nurse RN/LPN.

  • Cooperated with various resident services when providing nursing services to ensure that the resident's total plan of care is maintained.
  • Provided for assigned residents' activities of daily living including personal hygiene, elimination, comfort and safety, ambulation, and nutrition/hydration.
  • Assisted with the care of the dying resident and provides post-mortem care as instructed.
  • Assisted with the application of nursing treatments as required.
  • Created and maintained an atmosphere of warmth and personal interest, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Practical Nurse

Specialized in end of life care. Involved and educated both family and patient of hospice philosophy and provided an environment where loved ones can pass away peacefully and with dignity.

  • Prepared and administered appropriate medications orally and subcutaneously for comfort measures in the dying process.
  • Also utilized non-pharmaceutical interventions per patient's care plan if medicinal interventions were refused by patient or family.
  • Provided wound care, Foley care, and tracheostomy care.
  • Performed PleuroVac care, rectal tube care, and biliary drain care.
  • Provided support and comfort to patient, family, and friends during this emotional time.
  • Collaborated with the health care team of a Physician, RN, CNA, Pharmacist, Social Worker, Volunteer Coordinator, and Spiritual Care Advisor to ensure the best care for end of life.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Licensed Practical Nurse

Responsible for the case management and investigation of employee compensation Cases, re-entry to work cases, case audits, medical evaluation, and plant audits

  • Organized and implemented several safe practice programs, designed health screening forms, taught safety training classes, certified employees for CPR First Aid &AED certifications
  • Responsible for occupational health injuries and illnesses
  • Educated and instructed employees on health and prevention of accidents
  • Designed training programs and immediate interventions to reduce employee time away from work
  • Review and prepare all records and documentation
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
6

Licensed Practical Nurse (prn)

Delivered comprehensive geriatric nursing care to patients. (30+ bed district)

  • Reviewed physician needs & transcribed physician notes
  • Assessed vital changes in patients' condition by monitoring vital signs, symptoms, and test results.
  • Experience in the administration of IV Fluids and approved medications
  • Documented and recorded patients' health status and nursing care
  • Arranged Medicare coordination
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
7

License Practical Nurse

Monitor patient's safety, work with them as a team, also taught them about medication regiment and also observed, noted and reported effects of medications

  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans. Administer medications via G-tube, set doctors appointments. Transcribe doctors prescriptions encourage hydration.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels. Also obtained vital signs and helped in the transportation of patients fro schools to health care facilities.
  • Teach patients about medication regiments and observe, note and reported effects of medications. Also monitored patient's safety; work effectively as a team in mental health patient setting
  • Provide treatments as ordered by the patients doctor, no limited to pain management, handing out medications and observing for side effects.
  • Encourage a positive working environment
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Nursing
8

Licensed Practical Nurse

Served as a Team Leader at Assisted Living Facilities, while supervising a staff of up to 6 CNA's at a time, while providing outstanding customer care and service for up to 20 patients.

  • Administered skilled nursing care as ordered on the Medical Plan of Treatment and Nursing Care Plan.
  • Administered medications and treatments prescribed by the physician.
  • Educates patients and significant others regarding the patient's illness, procedures, treatments, including self-care, prevention, and health maintenance.
  • Records information accurately, legibly, and concisely following the current Medical Plan of Treatment.
  • Keep supervisor and staff advised of changes in patient's condition.
  • Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients' physical condition, administered approved medications and arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards.
  • Supervised and assessed vital changes in patient's condition by monitoring vital signs, symptoms, and test results.
  • Documented and recorded patients' physical or psychosocial condition status and nursing care.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Certificate
9

Licensed Practical Nurse

Liaised between patients and physician to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

  • Obtained PT/INR finger stick results and reported to physician.
  • Scheduling examinations and tests for patients in office and with other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Performed urine drug screening for multiple employers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Technology
AAS
Nursing
10

Licensed Practical Nurse

Delivered comprehensive nursing care to 30 residents at a skilled nursing facility

  • Managed medication rounds, verify physician orders, provided wound care
  • Quickly and accurately assessed patient condition, make sound judgments regarding need for advanced medical attention
  • Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Nursing
AS
Associate of Science

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