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Medical Assistant Home Health

Location:
Palmdale, CA
Posted:
June 06, 2018

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CHRISTINA L. HARRIS

H: 661-***-****

**** * *** **, *********, CA 93535

ac5rz8@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Enthusiastic LVN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency.Seeking to obtain a position that possesses room for advancement through hard work, initiative, commitment, and efficiency in conjunction with my various skills and talent.

SKILLS

Patient-focused care

Proper NG tube insertion and removal

Foley catheter insertion/removal

Tracheotomy care

Intravenous therapy comprehension

Family planning services education

Clinical training

Patient care planning

Catheter insertion/removal capability

Strong clinical judgment

Patient and family advocacy authority

CPR certification

Minor surgery assistance awareness

Patient/family focused

Patient and family advocacy

WORK HISTORY

Charge Nurse • Everlasting Healthcare

Lancaster, CA • May 2018 to Current

Collaborated with doctors and staff members to ensure quality care.

Monitored nursing care, including process assessment and implementation.

Ensured top-level care by focusing on patient safety and dignity.

Oversaw activity and development of [8] nursing professionals.

Administered wound care, medications, and any necessary treatments.

Performed patient assessments and adjusted care plans accordingly.

Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.

Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.

Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.

Created and maintained computerized record management systems to record and process data and generate reports.

LVN Visiting Nurse • All-Access Home Health

lancaster, CA • February 2018 to Current

Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition as well as areas for improvement.

Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.

Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Encouraged creative thinking, problem solving, and empowerment as part of the facility management group to improve morale and teamwork.

Ensured safety and well-being of patients.

Completed all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life of elderly patients.

Managed caseload of 5-15 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.

Ordered and read lab tests, x-rays, MRIs, Ultrasounds, and EKGs.

Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.

Assisted patients with daily functions.

Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.

Visiting Nurse • Priority Home Health Care

Palmdale, CA • May 2018 to Current

Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.

Specialized in the nursing care of patients with chemical dependency.

Extensive experience working in homes with disabled children and adults.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.

Monitored fluid intake and output levels.

Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.

Traveled to patients' homes on a daily basis to assess health conditions and provide a superior level of nursing care.

Cleaned wounds and checked vital signs, carefully recording all details in patient records.

Charge Nurse • Antelope Valley Care Center

lancaster, CA • March 2018 to May 2018

Administers medications by injection, orally, and other pre-determined methods with the exception of research drugs as determined by the Medical Department.

Checks prescribed dosages against specified limits.

Observes and reports adverse reaction to medication.

Recognizes the need for emergency care; initiates life saving action in emergencies and alerts the nurse-in-charge or physician.

Sets up, operates and monitors electronic and/or mechanical equipment such as croupettes, oxygen therapy and suctioning equipment.

Measures and records vital signs; records bed care procedures, treatments, indications and nourishment provided and output.

EDUCATION

Lancaster, CA • 04/2017

Licensed Vocational Nursing Program

Graduated with( 3.4) GPA

Medical Assistant Certificate • Associated Technical College

Los Angeles, CA • 1/1998

Minored in [Medical Assistant and EKG tech]

CERTIFICATIONS

BLS

IV Certified

Holds current furnishing license

Vent and Trach Certified

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification



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