JOSEPH PRUSZINSKI, LVN
Highly qualified medical professional with over sixteen years serving multi-cultural array of patients in high acuity environments. Eager to apply exceptional attention to detail, service nature, and leadership competencies in the most challenging and rewarding organization possible.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• 16+ years Medical Field Experience
• 7 years Company Line Medic
• 3 years ER Medic -level I Trauma
• 3 years Hearing Conservation Tech
•3 years Medical Supply Management
• One year Sergeant in Charge of Detainee
• Medical Supply Management
• Impeccable attention to detail
•Unparalleled commitment to serving patients
Preceptorship Hours – 70 hours Solara Hospital McAllen, Texas
Provided patients with basic nursing care under the supervision of my preceptor.
Assisted with medication administration, tube feedings, vital signs, and record keeping.
Charge Nurse La Hacienda Healthcare October 2018
Provides comprehensive geriatric medical care to elderly patients within a nursing home setting. Excels at determining nutritional needs of nursing home patients as well as implementing strategic physical activity improvement plans. Specializes in supporting patients through traumatic emergency care and crisis management. Supported an average caseload of 45 patients in the provision of preventative health care within a nursing home environment. Provided ongoing assistance to physicians and geriatric health care professionals from routine appointments to crisis management care. Maintained clear concise and accurate patient records. Tracked patient pain management plans nutritional regimes and changes in patient mental health behavior. Administered pain medication to patients suffering from a variety of different medical conditions. Tracked the administration of various medications for each patient and monitored other pain management treatment strategies. Reported to physicians surgeons and other specialists about the progression of symptoms observed in patients
Correctional Clinical Associate UTMB May 2013 – July 2015
Provided diversified administrative, clerical, and technical assistance within the correctional healthcare facility through electronic information systems management, medical records processing, or materials inventory/procurement activities. Provided direct, professional, and knowledgeable interactions with patients, physicians, nursing staff, referral sources and the treatment team.
Health Care Specialist/Sergeant November 1996 - March 2013 U.S. Army
Direct Clinical Care- Served as a Health Care Specialist for 9 years and the Health Care Sergeant for 7 years while serving in Germany, Keller Army Community Hospital New York, Alaska, Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon Georgia and Fort Hood, Texas.
Medical Records/Physical Readiness- Maintained over 900 medical records up to date and in compliance with Army Healthcare Standards. Ordered, processed and distributed valuable medical supplies. Ensure Medical readiness for over 3,000 Soldiers and Trainees. Worked and trained others on Composite Health Care System, Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (Army EHR System). Performed hearing examination for over 6,000 soldiers and civilian personnel.
Leadership and Management- Supervised, cumulatively, over 120 employees while actively serving in the U.S. Army. Supervisory duties included monthly performance counseling, providing guidance, disciplinary actions and promotions, and conducting monthly trainings. Trained and engaged employees to know the importance of equal opportunity, and drugs and alcohol in a work environment.
LVN Program, Rio Grande Valley College Pharr, TX 2018
PCTA, CNA, EKG, pre-nursing courses South Texas College McAllen, TX 2015- 2017
Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application, Fort Richardson, AK, 2004
Trauma Airway Management Course and Hearing Conservation Course, Fort Richardson, AK, 2003