I’m Connie Coatney
Toledo, IL 62468
I am Licensed Practical Nurse with 25 years of experience in many areas of healthcare which has enabled me to develop a diverse skill set. I had the privilege of learning new things while holding onto old school patient care values. I believe that each patient I encounter is a VIP and deserves the best care possible
December 2007 - PRESENT
Effingham Surgery Center, Effingham, IL - LPN
● Served as a scrub nurse on various outpatient procedures.
● Worked as a sterile processing tech.
● Prepared patients for their procedures.
● Administered pre-op medication.
● Started IV’s.
● Obtained surgical consent.
● Patient Education.
January 1992 - Present
St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham,IL - LPN
● Served as a scrub tech
● Job Duties included assisting in surgical procedures of various areas
● Areas include- Orthopedics, Gynecology, Urology, General Surgery, Oral Maxillofacial,etc.
● Served as a staff nurse.
● Job Duties- Worked on Orthopedics and Med/Surg unit, patient care and assessment under RN supervision, wound care, dressing changes, administration of medication, starting and maintaining IV’s, patient and family education, etc. October 2010 - February 2012
Spine Solution LLC, Effingham, IL - Independent Sales Rep for Spine Instrumentation
● Provided necessary equipment and implants for Spine Surgeons.
● Negotiated contracts with Manufacturers and Providers.
● Educated OR staff on use of products.
September 1994 - April 2006
Bonutti Clinic, Effingham, IL - LPN
● Served as clinic nurse.
● Job Duties- responsible for triaging patients in person and over the phone, assisting with physical exams, obtaining all diagnostic studies for exams, application of casts, splints, and dressings, and patient and family education.
● Served as Surgical Assistant to multiple Orthopedic Surgeons.
● Job Duties- coordinating surgery schedule, obtaining all diagnostics needed for surgery, assisting with surgical procedures which include wound closure, follow up care in immediate post op phase, dressing changes, and patient/ family education. Education
August 1993 - August 1994
Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL - Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate References are available upon request.