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Seek the Challenging Position of Licensed Vocational Nurse
A highly talented Licensed Vocational Nurse with huge experience in providing a wide variety of direct patient care by performing the more responsible, non-registered nursing duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Great knowledge of general nursing procedures and techniques involved in the care of patients,
disease processes and possible results, medical terminology, hospital routine, and equipment
Excellent ability to learn and operate a wide variety of hospital equipment
Profound ability to properly administer enemas, douches, irrigations, and catheterizations.
Deep ability to give medications prescribed by physicians.
Excellent ability to recognize critical and significant changes in patients.
Remarkable ability to keep records and prepare reports.
Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the staff, patients and
Sound knowledge of EKG testing, immunization skills, and current normal lab values.
Proficiency in basic computer data entry skills, and experience with email.
Immense ability to accurately record patient information in the patient medical record and to notify
appropriate personnel when deviations from the norm occur.
Deep ability to accurately measure medication doses, weights, lengths, and count vaccine/pharmacy inventory.
Excellent ability to draw blood and to administer oral and injectable medications.
Uncommon ability to converse in Spanish and deep cultural sensitivity in serving patients of varied
ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds is preferred.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of patients' medical and personal information.
Ability to lift and transfer up to 25 lbs.
Mount Carmel University Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Provide direct nursing care.
Interview patients and record medical/personal information on patient records.
Assist in controlling patient flow, explain clinic procedures and prepare patients for exams.
Draw blood samples, test urine, screen vision and hearing, take and record vital signs, heights and weights to assist with patient screening as needed.
Assist with follow up on abnormal test results and missed appointments by telephone and home visit.
Under the orders of the physician, administer vaccine and other prescribed medications according to Pharmacy D Regulations.
Assist with clerical tasks such as daily/monthly reports and patient record processing.
Review patient record forms for accuracy and completion.
Check statistical calculations to ensure accuracy. Assist in collecting/compiling data to aid in program evaluation.
Answer the telephone and give appropriate information
Provide information by teaching classes and counseling patients. Assist in orienting new staff, nursing students and nurse volunteers.
Assist with vaccine and pharmacy inventory control. Arrange dated supplies in order of expiration. Replenish supplies in work area.
Adjust/position equipment such as scales, exams tables, classroom furniture, projector/screen, and TV/VCR.
Use various instruments such as microscope slides, hemocue microcuvettes, and audiometer to prepare for service delivery.
Perform cleanup and sterilization/disinfection of technical areas/equipment.
St. Michael Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Performed assigned responsible patient care, utilizing specialized knowledge in the techniques, methods, procedures, and equipment required in support of the professional staff.
Observed, recorded and reported unusual conditions or behaviors.
Took and recorded blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration.
Administered medications as prescribed by physicians.
Adjusted or discontinued flow of intravenous therapy.
Performed various types of catheterizations and irrigations.
Provided for the safety, emotional and physical comfort of patients.
Education and Professional Training
Currently LVN licensed from the New York Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners
New York University, NY
Associate Degree in Nursing (1996)