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Licensed Practical Nurse

Location:
Riverview, Florida, United States
Salary:
$23.00 or greater
Posted:
February 09, 2019

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Rebekah Thomas

***** ******** *****, *********, ** 33579

ac8fym@r.postjobfree.com 813-***-****

SUMMARY

• Experienced LPN with 4+ years of experience overseeing patient/clinical flow while delegating tasks/duties to medical assistants

• Experience taking and recording vital signs, collecting specimens, administering medications, prescribed protocol treatments, and observing patient reactions

• Experience administering medication through various routes, for example subcutaneous (SQ), intramuscular (IM), by mouth (PO), and sublingual.

• Experienced in administering pediatric as well as adult vaccines, IM birth control, insulin, nebulizer breathing treatments and intradermal placement (and reading) of PPD's

• Experience electronically documenting and charting patient's requests such as referral requests, medication requests, lab results, status and completion of FMLA forms, etc. and ensuring that providers receive requests in a timely manner

• Experience performing required VFC program data logging and uploading data to Florida Shots on a bi-weekly basis

• Certified training in compliance with HIPPA and OSHA

• Proficient in utilizing Medical/Clinical Charting Systems: Intergy EHR and POMIS, Athena, TechCare, Paper charting, eRSP, Citrix

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

7/2017-Present

Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Office

LPN

• Take and document all patient history and vital signs (digital & manual), assist with examinations and/or treatments, and report all changes in patients’ conditions

• Safely and properly perform a variety of wound care treatments such as: diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, injury wounds, surgical sites, etc.

• Responsible for the assessment and/or treatment of detoxing patients, or those suffering from withdrawal

• Perform basic laboratory tasks such as urine dip, pregnancy tests, sputum collection for TB rule out, glucose check, etc.

• Administer and document medications

• Collect samples, specimens, and cultures as requested by Provider order

• Assist with daily triage/sick call, minor medical/surgical procedures, and transcribe all therapeutic orders generated by the Provider

• Initiate and document prescribed protocol treatment in compliance with company policies and procedures

• Responsible for properly and accurately recording and charting patient information (vitals, health status, condition, etc.) into eMAR and personal chart

• Work cohesively with the HSA, DON and RN(s) in the coordination of the healthcare delivery system

• Notify critical information to the next level of management that may have a negative impact on client and/or vendor relations or patient care

4/2016-7/2017

Tampa Family Health Center

LPN

• Responsible for overseeing patient/clinic flow and delegating tasks/duties to staff (medical assistants) accordingly

• Responsible for verbally authorizing the discontinuation and/or refills of patient medications to pharmacy if/when needed; per provider's request

• Accurately and thoroughly performed incidents reports

• Responsible for coordinating and performing mock safety drills (code pink, blue and red) with staff on a quarterly basis

• Responsible for coordinating and leading monthly staff meetings

• Administered medication through various routes, for example subcutaneous (SQ), intramuscular (IM), by mouth (PO), and sublingual. Experienced in administering pediatric as well as adult vaccines, IM birth control, insulin, nebulizer breathing treatments and intradermal placement (and reading) of PPD's

• Performed required VFC program data logging and uploading data to Florida Shots on a bi-weekly basis

• Responsible for monthly inventory of medication (floor stock as well as VFC program) and medical equipment/supplies

• Cleaned and dressed mild-moderate wounds such as skin tears, MRSA wounds and diabetic foot ulcers

• Responsible for scheduling the delivery of medication through special programs such as Hillsborough County (AZ&ME)

• Performed clinical duties such as: throat swabs, cultures, EKG's, pregnancy tests, urine dip tests, finger sticks, blood glucose monitoring, hemoglobin checks, etc.

• Performed and recorded vital signs (height/weight/BMI, temperature, Spo2, heart rate, respirations as well as digital, manual and orthostatic blood pressure)

• Responsible for scheduling and canceling patient appointments

• Certified training in compliance with HIPPA and OSHA

• Assisted physicians in the performance of pap smears and genital exams

• Administered o2 via nasal cannula through both oxygen tank as well as oxygen concentrator.

• Responsible for patient teaching in areas such as proper ways to check blood glucose and self-administering insulin

• Scanned patient documentation into chart under the appropriate category, i.e. x-ray/ultrasound results, consent forms, hospital records, physical forms and etc.

• Responsible for electronically documenting and charting patient's requests such as referral requests, medication requests, lab results, status and completion of FMLA forms, etc. and ensuring that providers receive requests in a timely manner

11/2014-4/2016

Abundant Life Home Health Agency

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Pediatric Home Healthcare

• Responsible for G-Tube and Mic-key/mini button care

• Responsible for special needs pediatric care

• Administered medications

• Took vitals of patients (BP, Temp, pulse, etc.)

• Performed eRSP electronic charting

• Experienced working with oxygen equipment via nasal cannula

7/2014-10/2014

Buffalo Wild Wings

Server

• Greeting guests and answering any questions and addressing all concerns

• Taking food/beverage orders and delivering items in timely manner

• Expedited and Prepped food to make sure all orders were complete

• Responsible for light stocking duties

• Performed weekly cleaning duties

• Responsible for end of shift financials

9/2013-7/2014

Hilton

Hostess / Room Service

• Responsible for making, verifying, and canceling reservations

• Arranged tables for parties, greeted guests, and seated guests

• Responsible for taking room service orders and ensuring prompt and complete delivery

• Performed bussing duties when needed

• Assisted with expediting food to ensure shift ran smoothly

• Set up, collected, and cleaned room service trays

• Responsible for end of shift reconciliations

6/2012-10/2012

All Children’s Hospital

Medical Secretary

• Responsible for checking patients in and out

• Responsible for scheduling, verifying, and canceling appointments

• Organized and kept patient charts up to date

• Responsible for verifying insurance

• Filled out patient charts in appropriate area and order

• Responsible for collecting payments

• Responsible for scheduling labs and taking drug inventory

• Performed office duties such as: faxing, copying, printing, and data entry

EDUCATION

• Licensed Practical Nurse (Certificate), Pinellas Technical Education Center, Clearwater, FL

• CPR / First Aid Certified

• IV Certified

SKILLS

• Medical/Clinical Charting Systems: Intergy EHR and POMIS, Athena, Paper charting, eRSP, Citrix

• Inventory Management, Pediatric Care, G-Tube and Mic-key/mini button care, CPR / First Aid, Checking and Recording Patient Vitals, Administering Vaccinations, Inventory, Animal Husbandry, Scheduling Appointments, Insurance Verification, Faxing, Copying, Data Entry

• Certified training in compliance with HIPPA and OSHA

• Familiar with VFC program and Florida shots system

• MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook)



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