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Licensed Practical Nurse

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
September 08, 2018

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I’m Vera F. Thompson

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Colorado Springs, CO 80903



Fastidious and compassionate nurse with experience in corrections providing diligent health care to patients with both physical and mental health needs. Responsible self-starter who communicates and listens intently. Maintains the ability to act calmly, swiftly, and safely to provide first-aid in emergency situations.


June 2018 - PRESENT

Centennial Correctional Facility, Canon City, CO - Corrections LPN

● Monitored patient progress and responded to medical emergencies.

● Accomplished interventions, assessments, and administered medications to inmates.

● Perform wound care, obtain labs and cultures to send out for processing.

● Promoted a therapeutic environment to ensure patients treated in ethical manner.

● Educate patients and correctional staff on various disease processes. November 2016 - PRESENT

Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, Nashville, TN - Corrections LPN

● Obtain and interpret vital signs and accurately record documentation in patient files.

● Execute appropriate risk-assessment as well as mitigation and de-escalation strategies.

● Ensured that patient privacy was upheld in accordance with state/federal regulations.

● Monitored medical supplies and ensured that medications were properly secured.

● Perform hourly assessments and circulation checks on patients in restraints.

● Responsible for training new nursing staff and orient to policies and procedures.

● Assisted Medical Director and Nurse Practitioners in various procedures and treatments. Education

August 2018 - Present

Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO - Associate’s Degree September 2013 - March 2015

Concorde Career College, San Diego, CA - LVN Certification, Diploma References

Professional: Kyla Solomon, DON RN - 615-***-**** Professional: Dr. Charles Sidberry, MD - 615-***-**** Professional: Pamela Tucker, RN Charge Nurse - 615-***-****

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