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LPN

Location:
Palm Coast, Florida, United States
Posted:
December 10, 2018

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Patricia A. Keating-Porras

Licensed Vocational Nurse

719-***-**** or 719-***-****

Extremely competent, patient focused LVN with over 20 years of experience providing quality, compassionate healthcare in fast paced and performance critical environments. Accustomed to working in high-stress environments. Self-directed leader with highly polished communication, interpersonal and problem solving abilities. Areas of skill and certification include:

Wound Care

Skilled Nursing and Rehab

Alzheimer’s and Memory Care

CPR

IV Therapy

Venipuncture

Ventilators

G-tubes

Strong leadership skills

Customer service

Education

LVN Program Computer Career Center, El Paso, Texas 2007. Honor Graduate EMT-Paramedic Program, Texas Tech University School of Health Science, El Paso Texas, 2004. City of El Paso Emergency Medical Service Academy, El Paso, Texas 1997 – 1998. Honor Graduate Professional Experience

LPN - Travel Nursing - Clipper Harbor Senior Living, Genesis Healthcare July 2018 - November 2018 Implement and evaluate patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients. Assuring that the safety and physical comfort needs of the patient are met as well as emotional and spiritual needs. Patient and family teaching regarding rehabilitation, medication, and discharge teaching. Nursing procedures including wound care, medication administration, pain management, and documentation, care planning, IV therapy, g-tubes, trach care and suctioning, occasional charge nurse duties. LPN - Per Diem - Colonial Columns, Sava Senior Care - Colorado Springs Colorado - May 2018 - July 2018 Implement and evaluate patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients. Assuring that the safety and physical comfort needs of the patient are met as well as emotional and spiritual needs. Patient and family teaching regarding rehabilitation, medication, and discharge teaching. Nursing procedures including wound care, medication administration, pain management, and documentation, care planning, IV therapy, g-tubes, trach care and suctioning, occasional charge nurse duties. LPN - Travel Nursing - Sava Senior Care - Yuma Colorado - March 2018 - May 2018 Implement and evaluate patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients. Assuring that the safety and physical comfort needs of the patient are met as well as emotional and spiritual needs. Patient and family teaching regarding rehabilitation, medication, and discharge teaching. Nursing procedures including wound care, medication administration, pain management, and documentation, care planning, IV therapy, g-tubes, trach care and suctioning, occasional charge nurse duties. LVN - Travel nursing - Richmond Pines SNF - Sunbelt Staffing. October 2017 - March 2018. Implement and evaluate patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients. Assuring that the safety and physical comfort needs of the patient are met as well as emotional and spiritual needs. Patient and family teaching regarding rehabilitation, medication, and discharge teaching. Nursing procedures including wound care, medication administration, pain management, and documentation, care planning, IV therapy, g-tubes, trach care and suctioning. LVN -Skilled Nursing, Rehab, Alzheimer's unit - Colonial Columns Nursing Center. December 2014 - October 2017 Implement and evaluate patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients. Assuring that the safety and physical comfort needs of the patient are met as well as emotional and spiritual needs. Patient and family teaching regarding rehabilitation, medication, and discharge teaching. Nursing procedures including wound care, medication administration, pain management, and documentation, care planning, IV therapy, g-tubes, trach care and suctioning, occasional charge nurse duties. LVN – Skilled Nursing Unit – Springs Village Care Center. May 2014 – December 2014 Implement and evaluate patient care while performing nursing procedures to treat and rehabilitate patients. Assuring that the safety and physical comfort needs of the patient are met as well as emotional and spiritual needs. Patient and family teaching regarding rehabilitation, medication, and discharge teaching. Nursing procedures including wound care, medication administration, pain management, and documentation as well as any other assigned duties.

LVN – Private duty pediatric care – Altomar Home Healthcare. June 2013 – November 2013 In home care of pediatric patients with special needs and disabilities and fragile medical conditions. Cooperation with the patient’s primary care physician and specialty physicians. Communication and cooperation with other healthcare specialties including; speech, physical and occupational therapists and home health aides. Effective communication with physicians, therapists and family members regarding the patients’ health status to ensure continuum of care. Duties included: wound care, catheter care and changes, tracheostomy care, blood draws, medication administration, g-tube care and feedings and patient and family teaching. LVN – Healthspring HEDIS Medical record reviews. February 2013 – May 2013 Perform audits on medical records within healthcare facilities. Review data to ensure the accuracy of the record as well as assess the quality and continuity of patient care. LVN – Home health care – Border Home Care. December 2010 – August 2011 In home care of pediatric patients with special needs and disabilities and fragile medical conditions. Cooperation with the patient’s primary care physician and specialty physicians. Communication and cooperation with other healthcare specialties including; speech, physical and occupational therapists and home health aides. Effective communication with physicians, therapists and family members regarding the patients’ health status to ensure continuum of care. Duties included: wound care, catheter care and changes, tracheostomy care, blood draws, medication administration, g-tube care and feedings and patient and family teaching. Home visits to adult patients to assess vital signs, medication compliance and overall health status. Communication with physicians and other providers and teaching of the adult patient and family members. LVN – Home health care – Southern Home Care – February 2010 – June 2010 In home care of chronically ill patients with various medical conditions. Cooperation with the patient’s primary care physician and other healthcare providers. Effective communication with the physician, patient and family members regarding the patients’ health status and well-being. Duties included: wound care, dressing changes, Foley care and changes, blood draws medication administration documentation of vital signs, living conditions and mental health status, and patient and family teaching. LVN – Wound Care – Del Sol Medical Center Burn and Limb Salvage Center – January 2007 – February 2010 Care directly for patients promoting healthy and rapid healing of a wide variety of wounds and burns in patients with multiple underlying medical conditions. Cooperation with the patients’ healthcare team to treat and monitor the patient and the status of their wounds throughout the healing process. Patient and family teaching regarding wound and the healing process, medications, treatments and underlying medical conditions. Documentation of wound status and vital signs and overall health status. Emergency Medical Technician / Paramedic – El Paso Fire Department 1998 – 2005 Provided emergency medical services to the residents of the City of El Paso, responded to, treated and transported patients with injuries, trauma and medical complaints. Advanced cardiac and airway management, initiate and maintain intravenous therapy per protocol. Effective communication with physicians and staff at receiving facilities. Ensure cleanliness and inventory of supplies and equipment for emergency response vehicles. Oversee and direct junior crew member and direct the actions of other medical responders on emergency scenes.



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