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Home Health Licensed Practical Nurse, Former DOD employee.

Location:
Tolleson, Arizona, 85353, United States
Posted:
March 31, 2019

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Rose M. Hoyos Lugo

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Tolleson, Arizona 85353

Mobile Phone: 623-***-****

E-Mail address: ac8yhf@r.postjobfree.com

Work Experience:

Full time position.

January 2013 to Present: MD Home Health and Loving Care Pediatric Home Health.

August 2011 to January 2013: Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center. Clinical staff nurse in multi-service ambulatory care clinic providing primary and preventative health care to beneficiaries of the military and retirees. Responsible for treatments to include immunizations, procedures, referrals, consults, education and follow-up appointments recommended by the provider. Responsible for providing quality healthcare according to National Patient Safety Goals using nursing sound judgment and information based on Army Medical Department (AMEDD) standards of nursing practice, states standards, Joint Commission, and Occupational Safety Health Act (OHSA) regulations. Participate in staff policy procedure development, continuing education, patient and family education, performance improvements and orientation. Provides walk-in and telephone triage based on approved protocols. Maintain age specific competency in caring for patients. Able to function in all areas of the Department of Primary Care and additional duties assigned.

August 2009 to August 2011: MD Home Health and Loving Care Pediatric Home Health Agency. Worked as License Practical Nurse (LPN), provided direct clinic care services in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Agency, the State professional standard, and regulatory entities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and under the direction of a licensed physician. Provide supportive and restorative nursing care within the framework of case finding, health teaching and health counseling under the direction of an RN. Administer prescribed treatments and medications. Prepared equipment and materials for treatments, observing aseptic techniques as required. Assisted the client with activities of daily living and rehabilitative, including instructions in self-care techniques.

February 2007 to August 2009: Hospice of the Valley, Arizona Palliative Home Care (AZPHC). Provide case coordination services and education to patients and families. Work with Registered Nurses and physicians. Provided services at patient’s home, group homes, and assisted living or skilled nursing care facility. Palliative Care focuses on the patient’s physical, psychological and spiritual needs. Our goal is achieving the best quality of life available by relieving suffering and controlling pain and symptoms. During home health, medical services are for patients not on hospice who are homebound or unable to leave home without considerable assistance.

July 2001 to February 2007: (MD) Home Health. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), provided direct clinical care services in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Agency, the State professional standard, and regulatory entities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and under the direction of a physician. Provide supportive and restorative nursing care within the framework of case finding, health teaching and health counseling to Pediatric Special Needs. Administer prescribed treatments and medications. Prepared equipment and materials for treatments, observing aseptic techniques as required. Nasal, Oral and Tracheal suction and care. Assist the client with activities of daily living, rehabilitative exercises as prescribed, including instruction in appropriate self-care techniques to Pediatrics with special needs.

February 25, 2000 to December 18, 2006: Hacienda de Los Angeles, Innovative Home Health, LPN. Special needs Pediatrics. Home visits and long term care. Provide basic patient care or treatments. Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.

March 2001 to December 28, 2003: Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital, LPN. Post-Partum and Special care nursery. Long-term and medical-surgical patients.

May 2000 to July 2001: Life Care Center. Provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day to day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care. Ensure that the written policies and procedures that govern the day to day functions of the nursing service department are followed by all nursing personnel assigned to me. Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting as necessary. Periodically review and participate in the resident’s written discharge plan. Participate in surveys/inspections made by authorized government agencies. Chart nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident’s response to the care. Complete and file required record keeping forms/charts upon the resident’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge. Transcribe physician’s orders to resident charts, medications cards, treatment/care plans as required. Administer professional services such as: catheterization, naso-gastric and gastrostomy tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, drawing blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care of the dead/dying.

EDUCATION:

Associates Degree 1985: Accredited Nursing Curriculum – Mesa Community College

Pharmacology Course

Member of National Association of Neonatal Nurses

Certified Spanish Interpreter

Hispanic Nurses Association

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES

Licensed Practical Nurse from State of Arizona, by the State Board of Nursing.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certified.

IV Certified

NG Certified

Ventilator Certified

SUMMARY of QUALIFICATIONS

Thorough knowledge of nursing principles

Good creative, problem-solving and organizational skills

Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills

Ability to provide quality patient care

Ability to assess patient's needs - clinical, teaching, mental and spiritual

Ability to function well in stressful situations and to prioritize and delegate work

Good knowledge of hospital policies and regulations.

Attends programs to keep and enhance clinical competency.

Responsible to provide a safe environment for patients.

Able to handle critical and emergency conditions.

Ability to organize and prioritize work.

Computerized Charting/Documentation.



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