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Jamaica, New York, United States
January 30, 2019

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Dorrian Reid


Queens, NY

Highly dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse with over ten years of medical-surgical, telemetry and home care experience; desire a position in a healthcare facility where my vast experience and skills will be utilized in determining the psychosocial, learning requirements of patients and families. To implement, evaluate the plan of care and to improve patient outcomes. Willing to relocate to: Manhattan, NY - Long Island, NY - Queens, NY Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Licensed Practical Nurse

Hillside Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center - Queens, NY June 2018 to Present

• Medication administration via oral, g-tube, intervenous,subcutaneous, intramuscular routes and performed straight catheterization, foley catheterization.

• Installation of eyedrops, nosedrops and applying ointments

• Administer nebulizer treatments

• Provide woundcare

• Monitor and document adverse reactions to any medication

• Comminicate changes in patient's medical status with doctors, nurse practitioners and charge nurses.


January 2008 to October 2017

Under the directives of a licensed Physician and Registered Nurse:

• Provided homecare services to patients with acute and chronic illnesses.

• Scheduled and performed assessments, re-assessments and provided treatments and wound care.

• Provided teachings to patient and family members and reviewed with HHA's and PCA's.

• Assisted in the formulation of care plans; included patient and family members in the planning process and maintained patient centered care at all times.

• Contributed to QI reports and company audits

• Administered medications via Oral, G-tube, J-tube, subcutaneous, intramuscular, enemas and performed straight catheterization.

• Medication pre-pour; contacted pharmacy to order and reorder medications.

• Monitored patients for adverse reactions to medications and treatments; reported observations to RN/MD and documented same in patient's charts.

• Transcribed medical orders accurately documented treatments and care given to patient.

• Conferred with physicians/providers needed for clarification and/or interpretation of prescriptions; followed up with POT's and communicated with pharmacists for medication orders and refills,

• Supervised coordinators and field staff; evaluated and assisted in the disciplinary process of Home Health Aides, and Patient Care Aides.

• Conducted in-services, trainings and orientation of field staff . Provided additional on-site )training as needed.

• Review physicals for new hires and field staff; reviewed time sheets

• Reviewed and followed-up with incidents, accidents, complaints, grievances and on-going investigations; reviewed and completed reports and communicated findings to the appropriate interdisciplinary team members.



November 2000 to January 2014


• Provided direct care in a hospital setting to patients with acute and chronic illnesses; to ventilator dependent and other respiratory compromised patients monitoring their respiratory status, providing oxygen therapy as needed, treatments, tracheostomy care and suctioning.

• Insertion of foley catheters, wound care management, wound care dressing, wound vac care and maintenance; maintained aseptic technique/infection control

• IV insertion, central line use and maintenance

• Administered IV, blood and blood products; monitored for adverse reactions

• Administered medication and treatments, accurately and timely documentation in EMR

• Counted and recorded controlled substances; as per company policy and DOH regulations.

• Participated in physician rounds and the discussion of patients' problems, progress and plan of care; contributed to patient care conferences.

• Reported pertinent observations, treatments, medications, adverse reactions, incidents/accidents RN and MD; recorded same in patients' charts and EMR

• Contributed to a safe and therapeutic environment and supports activities that promoted the clients' return of function and prevent complications or chronic illnesses

• Interfaced with family members by providing education and maintaining

• customer service skills.

• Ensured compliance with best practices as well as standards of healthcare excellence. Attached and removed telemetry monitor on patients as per md orders; maintained

• Monitored and interpreted the rhythm patterns of patients hearts as well as reporting any irregularities and variations the nursing staff and Md

• Prepared patients for surgery, diagnostic tests, treatments and examinations Medical Stabilization Unit (DETOX)

• Counted and recorded controlled substances according to company policy and DOH regulations.

• Performed physical assessment, neurological status and cognitive/behavioral mental status assessment, symptom and crisis assessment, and supportive counseling.

• Administered controlled substances as per MD orders

• Documented

• Collaborated with interdisciplinary team o facilitate patient care

• Maintained patient confidentiality as per HIPAA regulations SCHOOL Health Program

• Worked with clinic team to maintain and optimize patient flow during daily operations to ensure efficiency, patient satisfaction and quality of care.

• Monitored patient appointment flow to ensure timely patient centered nursing/medical treatments

• Obtained and recorded patient histories, vital signs, height, weight, nebulizer treatments, peak flow measurement; performed venipuncture, collected and prepped specimens,

• Maintains precise records of all specimens obtained and sent to lab

• Tracks abnormal lab results to confirm that patient has appropriate follow up; providers made aware

• Documented all STI, STD results in the Department Of Health Database

• Administered and documented prescribed medications in the EMR system accurately and in a timely manner

• Restocked examination and treatment rooms; maintained a clean and safe environment.

• Performed HIV counseling and testing Using a Rapid HIV testing according to the New York State guidelines

• Performed Rapid Strep Testing, blood glucose testings, phlebotomy, vaccinations, ppd placement and reading, dipstick urinalysis, pregnancy testing,

• Maintained vaccine storage and daily temperature logs, according to DOH requirements.

• Disinfected all medical instruments and sterilized using the autoclave Unit

• Maintained medication inventory and ordered medical equipment/supplies. Education

Certificate in Nursing

Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program - New York State September 2000 to June 2001

Nursing Licenses


Expires: March 2019

State: NY



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