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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Munford, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
April 23, 2019

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Donna Dickson

Licensed Practical Nurse

*** ***** **.

Atoka, Tn 38004

731-***-****

ac86pf@r.postjobfree.com

I have been a Licensed Practical nurse since 2002 in hospital, surgery, primary and urgent care settings. I am a dependable, compassionate and committed person who views nursing as not only a wonderful profession but also a “calling”. I am a team worker and a great communicator who strives to make my work environment a professional but pleasant place. I never forget that my patients are my first priority. I feel i will be an asset to any position i am chosen for. Physicians Quality Care, Jackson & Milan, TN - Licensed Practical Nurse - September 2012 - January 2019

● Urgent and primary care office. Administer shots, assist with procedures such as lacerations, paps and urgent situations.

● Assisted with DOT, Wellness, School and pre-employment physicals.

● Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.

● Sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.

● Answer patients’ calls and determine how to assist them.

● Measure and record patients’ vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.

● Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patients needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.

● Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.

● Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.

● Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.

Baptist Hospital, Huntingdon, TN - Licensed Practical Nurse - May 2002 - September 2012

● Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients’ charts.

● Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.

● Answer patients’ calls and determine how to assist them. 2

● Measure and record patients’ vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.

● Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.

● Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.

● Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.

● Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.

● Record food and fluid intake and output.

● Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.

● Apply compresses, ice bags, or hot water bottles.

● Inventory and requisition supplies and instruments.

● Clean rooms and make beds.

● Set up equipment and prepare medical treatment rooms.

● Wash and dress bodies of deceased persons.

● Assist in delivery, care, or feeding of infants.

● Experience in pre-certs and prior authorizations for Primary Care. During my years at Baptist in Huntingdon i was a floor nurse, a surgeons nurse, labor and delivery and also did primary care for Dr. James Williamson.

Education

Graduated May 2002

Paris Technology Center, Paris, TN - LPN Program

State Tech of Memphis, Memphis, TN - Basic Computer and Medical Terminology Accomplishments

Nursing honor society

Nurse Excellence award 2004 at Baptist hospital in Huntingdon, TN Chaplains compassion medal

References

Professional:

Anita Vanderoest - Director of nursing 731-***-**** Lisa Parchman - nurse co-worker 731-***-****

Robert Owens - Nurse Practitioner 731-***-****

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