P.O. Box ***
Selah, Wa, *****
To work a job that is interesting and fulfilling and where my skills and strengths would be beneficial for my employer.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
I am proficient at taking and recording vital signs, thorough charting abilities (on paper or computer), diabetic care and teaching, administering various injections, administering and documenting immunizations to pediatrics and adults, obtaining and transcribing doctor orders, phone triage, patient assessments, administering and refilling medications, wound care, working with Alzheimer patients, and assisting doctors in minor surgeries and procedures. I am a very good "team player" but I am also self motivated and can work well on my own.
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
I have been involved with my church ministry in reaching out to the homeless and participating in helping out at local missions. I am also active with the Toppenish Creek Players Theater Group.
Treasure Valley Community College
From 6/1977 To 6/1978
Major/Subjects Studied: Nursing
Degree Earned: Graduate Practical Nurse
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed Practical Nurse
Issued: State of Washington
Expir. Date: 5/11/2016
1012 N. 34th Ave,Yakima, WA,98908
From 4/7/2014 to current
Job Title: Wellness Coordinator/Memory Care Director
Job Duties: Licensed Nurse in charge of a 16 bed Memory Care facility. Doing assessments, care plans, obtaining and implementing doctors orders, charting, wound and skin care, monitoring and assessing residents for any change in condition, ensuring residents are properly cared for and have a clean & safe environment, communicating with residents families, MAR audits, hiring and training of all staff, scheduling and ordering supplies,
Fort Simcoe Job Corps
40 Abella Ln,White Swan, WA., 98952
From 5/17/2010 to 10/2013
Job Title: LPN
Job Duties: To provide health care to 200+ students. Ordering, setting up and monitoring medications for students. Assessing and treating students for ongoing medical needs, illnesses, medical injuries & emergencies per protocol. Obtaining lab work, including venipunctures. Ordering and properly maintaining supplies, medications, and equipment as needed.
Maxim Healthcare Services
1500 W. 4th Ave, Suite 501, Spokane, Wa 99201
From 10/2009 to 12/2009
Job Title: LPN
Job Duties: In home patient care of pediatric client with many health issues. I assessed patient for signs and symptoms indicating physiological or psychosocial changes in his condition. Daily tracheotomy care, daily G-tube care, monitored pacemaker, kept accurate intake and output, obtained and monitored vital signs, encouraged and monitored oral intake, assisted patient with ADL’s, accompanied patient to school to monitor continuously, ordered supplies and medications as needed, updated MAR’s as needed, administered medications as ordered by MD, called MD with any changes or concerns in patients condition or behavior.
Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health
402 S 4th Ave, Yakima, Washington 98907
From 11/2008 To 6/2009
Job Title: LPN/ charge nurse at Pathways
Job Duties: My position was the charge nurse at an inpatient dual diagnosis facility.
My duties included doing assessments on clients, vital signs, updating the medicine administration records, reordering medications, assisting the doctor as needed, teaching staff and clients regarding medications, monitored clients behaviors and medical conditions, administration of medications and overseeing staff in their assisting the clients with their medications. I was on call 24 hours a day for medical questions, concerns, or emergencies.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
518 W 1st Street, Toppenish, Washington. 98948
From 9/2002 To 11/2008
Job Title: LPN
Job Duties: I assisted doctors as needed with minor procedures, obtained and recorded vital signs, administered vaccinations to pediatric patients and adults, performed wound care, administered various injections, refilled medications, performed phone triage, did patient teaching as needed, supervised CNA's, performed EKG's, scheduled appointments, and charting in the computer and on paper.
206 S. 10th Ave, Yakima Washington 98907
From 5/2002 To 9/2002
Job Title: LPN/ Staff Development Coordinator
Job Duties: Provided state mandatory in-services for all staff, tracking staff Licensing’s to keep them updated, staff scheduling, keeping staffs immunizations/ TB tests updated, and involved in the staff hiring, disciplinary and termination process.
From 4/2001 To 5/2002
Job Title: Charge Nurse for Assisted Living Facility
Job Duties: Completing Care Plans, intake and discharge planning, assessing patients, charting, updating and reviewing Medication Administration Record, patient teaching, staff in-services, performing and assisting with medication administration, taking and monitoring vital signs, obtaining and transcribing doctors orders, and supervising caregivers.
From 8/1997 To 4/2001
Job Title: LPN at Yakima County Jail
Job Duties: Performed medication pass, did emergency floor triage, assisted doctors with minor surgeries and procedures, applied splints and casts, performed blood draws, dental assessments, monitored vital signs, diabetic care and teaching, wound care, performed EKGs, packing and sterilization of medical instruments, and computer work.
I have been an LPN since 1979 and can provide work history prior to 1997 at request.
References: Available on request