Amber Herman, LVN
Camarillo, CA *3010
Dedicated and sensitive LPN with an extraordinary work ethic and strong patient service record. Adept at fostering and sustaining open and productive professional relationships with physicians patients family members and other medical staff. Highly flexible scheduling availability to include evening’s weekends and emergency situations as required.
Extensive practical nursing care experience of 16 years
Strong proficiency in a variety of medical procedures including sample collection blood drawing wound dressing IV insertion vital sign monitoring and infection control
High abilities in consulting with physicians and families to help formulate effective individual care plans
Exceptional skills in individual patient needs assessment
Good organizational and time management skills
Superior oral and written communication skills
LIVHOME. LVN January 2016-Present
Documented and maintained patient medical history and treatment data.
Implemented treatment plans at direction of physicians and appropriate consultants.
Participated in Certified Nursing Assistant training and orientation programs.
Assist in coordinating caregiving services within the company guidelines per client contract.
Researched holistic life care plan programs and recommended changes accordingly.
Provided assistance with patient needs assessments on a regular basis as well as being in direct contact with the case managers.
Belmont Senior Village. LVN 2013-2016
Administered IVs and catheters as needed to individual patients.
Assisted elderly patients with crucial ambulatory care for transport to and from facility and home.
Participated in regular consultations with physicians and family members regarding individual patient care plans.
Provided bedside care and assistance with medications as needed.
Participated in ongoing facility education workshops and programs
Coastal Dermatology, LVN 2007-2013
Great knowledge of principles, procedures, methods and techniques of practical nursing and health care within the license practical nurse scope of practice.
Excellent knowledge of medical terminology.
Sound knowledge of principles and procedures of medical record keeping.
Profound knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations regarding health care.
Uncommon knowledge of universal precautions and infection control procedures.
Strong ability to learn to administer proper vaccines and immunizations.
Remarkable ability to administer a variety of pre-examination tests as directed.
Sound ability to respond to emergency situations.
Profound ability to interview patients in order to determine their medical history and background.
Excellent ability to counsel patients on a variety of health care related issues.
Remarkable ability to operate medical testing equipment.
Solid ability to prepare and perform laboratory tests.
Strong ability to maintain confidentiality.
Uncommon ability to prepare medical records and reports.
Remarkable ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Unmatchable ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Great ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
SJPVH, LVN 1999-2007
Provide treatment and services to patients by utilizing direction from the Registered Nurse, the Doctor, or SJPVH protocols.
Counsel patients regarding side effects of treatment, preventative measures, and make appropriate referrals.
Act as patient advocate; advise patients on available services and appropriate medical follow-up.
Make home visits to observe health changes and offer other related support as needed.
Maintain accurate patient records and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Administer specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and note time and amount
Assemble and use such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers.
Collect samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
Sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.
Prepare and examine food trays for prescribed diet and feed patients.
Record food and fluid intake and output.
Bath, dress, and assist patients in walking and turning.
Clean rooms, make beds, and answer patients' calls.
Wash and dress bodies of deceased persons.
Take and record patients' vital signs.
Dress wounds, give enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages.
Apply compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
Observe patients and report adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIAL
Oxnard Adult School, CA. (LVN), 2000
Ventura College, Ca Continuous. Nsg Credits
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS
Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), BLS (Basic Life Support), SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) and CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certifications
Active member of American Nurses Association and Emergency Nurses Association