To obtain a position as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a Healthcare facility where I can utilize my nursing education and training as well as my interpersonal skills to provide the higest level of care.
2017 to 2018: Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg,SC
Curriculum: Practical Nursing
Diploma: Practical Nurse
SKILLS OBTAINED: Assisting with activities of daily living, administer medication orally, subcutaneous, or intramuscular. Assemble and use of catheters, tracheostomy tubes, nasograstric and peg tubes and oxygen supplies. Provide direct care by assessing client health needs under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Taking and recording vital signs.
1988 to 1991: Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC
Curriculum: Medical Assisting
Certificate: Medical Assistant
Courses: Patient relations, Office procedures, Medical
Terminology, Laboratory Techniques, Anatomy
and Physiology, Medical Ethics and Law,
Examination Room Techniques, and
1985 to 1988: Manning High School, Manning,SC
Curriculum: General Education
Degree: High School Diploma
1986 to 1988: F.E. Dubose Career Center, Manning, SC
Course: Health Occupations
Degree: (Certificate) Nursing Assisting
Calhoun Convalescent Center, St, Matthews, SC
Riverside Rehabilitation Center,Orangeburg, SC
The Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, SC
Family Health Center, Orangeburg, SC
June 2008 to Present: THREE RIVERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 2900 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia,SC Meg Taylor (Supervisor)
DUTIES: Phlebotomist- Mental Health Technician, venipunctures on adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients, conducted in-service training for newly hired employees, file lab reports in patient's chart, inventory on lab supplies, EKG's, vital signs, documentation on patient observation records, conducting patient goals group, assist with ADL's, and maintain patient safety.
January 2012 to May 2018: PALMETTO HEALTH (RICHLAND)
5 Medical park Columbia,SC Toni Aversa (Supervisor)
DUTIES: Phlebotomist II, venipunctures on patients of all age groups, processing specimens by spinning and pouring off samples for testing, receiving in and tracking specimens to proper department in the laboratory, collecting urine samples from patients, collecting blood cultures, doing throat swabs, and running the tube system, and data entry in the computer.
June 2007 to December 2012: CENTURA COLLEGE (FORMERLY BETA TECH) 7500 Two Notch Road Columbia, SC Evone Loney (Supervisor)
DUTIES: Instructor [Courses taught] Medical Assistant Role, EKG, Math for healthcare careers, Billing and Insurance, Anatomy and Physiology I, II & III, Exam Room Techniques, Medical Office Procedures, Phlebotomy, and Pharmacology.
July 2006, to May 2007: PETERSON AND PLANTE INTERNAL MEDICINE 21 Gateway Corners Park Suite 101 Columbia, SC Gregory S. Hooks, MD, Jai Patel, MD, Alan Peterson Jr., MD, Paul Plante, MD
DUTIES: Medical Assistant, Vital signs, EKG's, injections, venipunctures, calling in prescriptions, writing out prescriptions for the physician to sign, urinalysis, doing prior authorizations for prescriptions for mail order, help with patient flow, spirometry testing, nebulizer treatments, 24 hour holter monitor, assisting physician during minor surgery, prepare patients for exams, and occasional front office work.
October 2005 to June 2006: PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL NORTHEAST 120 Gateway Corporate Boulevard I-77 at Farrow Road, Columbia, SC. Thelma Williams (Supervisor)
DUTIES: Phlebotomist, Performing venipunctures on pediatric, geriatric, neonatal, and adult patients, EKG's, 24 hour holter monitors, performed finger and heel sticks on patients, glucose tolerance testing, and data entry in the computer.
March 1999 to July 2005: BLACK RIVER HEALTH CARE-KINGSTREE 520 Thurgood Marshal Blvd, Kingstree, SC Joel Bonaparte, MD, Kevin Springle, MD, Helen Phillips, CFNP,CNM
DUTIES: Medical Assistant, EKG's, 24 hour holter monitors, prepare patients for exams, injections, assist physician during minor surgery, vital signs, help with patient flow, perform KOH and wet mounts, nebulizer treatments, venipunctures on all age groups, glucose tolerance testing, pinworm prep, perform routine lab tests, start occasional IV's, urinalysis complete with microscopic exam, newborn screenings (PKU's) and occasional front office work.
CERTIFICATIONS: First Aid and BLS via American Heart Association, and (A.S.P.T) American Society of Phlebotomy Technicinas
MEMBERSHIP(S): NALPN- The National Association of Licensed Practical Nurses
REFERENCES: Available upon request.