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Nurse Practical

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
February 19, 2018

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Brenda Cothran 470-***-****

**** ******** ********** ***** ********, Ga 30060

I bring an 18year healthcare tenure as a License Practical Nurse, specializing in long term and short term skilled clinical care. Experience includes supervisory roles, admission nurse, proficiency in communication, staff development, and some administrative duties within the healthcare setting. With a wealth of knowledge obtained through education, clinical, and management roles, I am ready to pursue becoming a healthcare administrator. Below is a summary of additional skills acquired through both employment and educational endeavors.

Legal Compliance

Medical Clinical Procedures

Electronic Health Records

Strong Organizational Skills

Patient and Family Advocate

Nursing and Management Experience

Healthcare Compliance

Quality Assurance

Project Planning

Problem Solving Skills

Management and Team Building

Golden Living Center (Kennestone)-Marietta, GA 10/2007-Present

(Currently change to Sava Roselane Health and Rehabilitation)

Northeast Arkansas Community Correctional Center Osceola, AR 06/2005-09/2007

Heritage Square Nursing Center Blytheville, AR 02/2004-06/2005

Beverly Healthcare Nursing Center Blytheville, AR (FACILITY CLOSED) 07/1999-12/2003

Duties: Of the positions held above, I continuously performed charge nurse functions while ensuring the best in patient care. Additional duties included taking patient vitals and blood draws, maintaining patient records, administration of meds, and minor medical testing. Medical terminology and diagnosis codes were used; the verification of patient charts for historical data to assist with the best plan of care was performed. As an admission nurse, I also consulted with both patients and families to communicate patient diagnosis and to confirm that proper protocol for care was followed while maintaining HIPAA compliances. I assist with the process of admitting a new patient from inputting background history and diagnoses in the computer system, to the head to toe assessment of the patient, to transcribing physician's orders. As a shift supervisor I train staff, assist with scheduling, ensuring that facility goals are met, team building, and making sure staff has the necessary equipment and products to provide quality care to all patients. In management role I also assist with resolving grievous from patients or their families. I have experience with how to operate when a facility is in crisis due to the act of nature.


Currently enrolled in University Of Phoenix: Health Care Administration Master Degree Program

University Of Phoenix: Health Care Administration Bachelor Degree 2015

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Arkansas Northeastern College, Diploma obtained 1999

Certified in First Aid & CPR, 1999-Present

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