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Private Duty Nurses provide one-on-one care for a single patient in locations ranging from hospitals and clinics to nursing homes and hospices. Private Duty Nurses' sample resumes reflect such skills as documenting patient care information and passing it on to the patient's family, and maintaining regular communication with the charge nurse and physician. Those interested in becoming Private Duty Nurses must be able to show a bachelor's degree and nursing license on their resumes, as well as several years of nursing experience in a hospital or clinic.

1

Private Duty Nurse

Served as private duty nurse for my father who was diagnosed and passed away from Adenocarcinoma

  • Helped meet and take care of activities of daily life
  • Provided emotional support for patient and family members
  • Communicated with physicians regarding needs and concerns
  • Transportation to and from required physician appointments.
  • Managed and supervised the closing and liquidation of business owned
  • Monitoring of vital signs, medication reactions and general state of health.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
2

Private Duty Nurse

Changed surgical dressings per medical order.

  • Monitored nutritional status and blood pressure daily.
  • Observed client condition and reported changes to health care proxy.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of care administered.
  • Monitored utilization and effectiveness of medical equipment.
  • Completed incidental household tasks as required, based on client's medical condition.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Business Management
3

Pediatric Private Duty Nurse

Performed initial and ongoing health assessments of individuals and their families by evaluating their physical, mental, and environmental status - provided nursing interventions based on assessment of need

  • Made skilled nursing observations of patient health status by monitoring and documenting such things as vital signs, heart and lung auscultation, blood and urine laboratory values, intake and output, level of consciousness, etc.
  • Applied independent emergency measures to counteract adverse health developments and notified physician of patients condition
  • Ensured proper documentation of patient care and regular communication with the patient, family, patient care givers, and physician
  • Educated and supervised HHAs and LPNs for patients
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Nursing Science
BS
Nursing
4

Private Duty Nurse

Contracted independently to perform total patient care for end-stage Parkinson's patient, applying a compassionate and proactive approach to patient's care. Observed, evaluated, and recorded symptoms. Communicated plan of care changes to family members resulting from disease progression. Applied independent emergency measures to counteract adverse developments. Maintained needed equipment and supplies.

  • Determined patient needs based upon initial home evaluation; established nursing care plan and charting system to ensure continuity of care.
  • Assisted with tube feedings, range of motion exercises, medication intake, and personal hygiene.
  • Cooperated with community agencies to assist patient where possible.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
5

Private Duty Nurse

Managed health and personal care for a geriatric couple

  • Administered medications, treatments, and performed related procedures
  • Coordinated in-patient care
  • Scheduled, transported to, and accompanied to healthcare appointments
  • Assisted with transition to hospice care.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Licensed Vocational Nurse Program
Vocational Nursing Program
Ophthalmic Technology Program
6

Private Duty Nurse-lvn

Ensured all physician orders were followed accurately.

  • Properly managed to apply emergency and independent measures.
  • Recorded, observed and evaluated symptoms.
  • Administered dressing, nursing services, medicine and treatments.
  • Performed excellent nursing care in private home.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Voc
Nursing
Medical
7

Private Duty Nurse

Prepared and administered medications by oral, topical, and inhalation routes.

  • Promoted patient education, especially regarding their condition, conveyed health information, and provided communication between doctor and patient.
  • Spent quality time with patients, providing individualized patient teaching on preventative healthcare and health maintenance.
  • Assist Client with ADLs.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Computer Science
Computer Science
8

Private Duty Nurse/primary Care Provider

Managed all aspects of care under the supervision of Floating Hospital for children.

  • Dispensed Medication and pain management
  • Participated in client appointments for chemotherapy and radiation sessions
  • Assisted client or independently performed Activities of Daily Living
  • Performed end of life care working closely with Seasons Palliative Care
  • Demonstrated ability to provide ongoing support to family and friends of patient
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Nursing
9

Private Duty Nurse

Worked with child with cerebral palsy, tracheotomy and peg tube

  • Monitored oxygen saturation using a pulse oximetry, administer oxygen when needed. Auscultation of lung sounds and tracheal suctioning when needed
  • Administered dressings, nursing services, medications and treatments
  • Assisted with bathing, dressing, grooming, transfers from bed to chair, toileting, provided companionship, and performed some light housekeeping
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
10

Private Duty Nurse

Provided skilled nursing care to pediatric clients in their homes

  • Maintained accurate documentation / Updated orders as needed
  • Interacted with and provided support to families of clients
  • Participated in flu clinics
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Voc
Vocational Degree
Liberal Arts And Sciences

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