Professionally trained dialysis with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Responsible staff assist nurse with excellent communication skills demonstrated by26 years of experience in healthcare. Enthusiastic LPN with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Demonstrated medical procedure competency. Home care with dialysis patients in their home. Communicated with patients Doctor regarding the patients plan of care. Successful diagnosis/treatment
Disease prevention and intervention specialist
Diabetes and nutrition educator
Professional bedside manner
Thorough physical assessments
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Patient and family advocacy
Medical laboratory procedures professional
Patient positioning competency
Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
Problem resolution capability
Staff Assist LPN, 04/1996 to 02/2016
USRenal Care – 7840 Roswell Rd. Sandy Springs, Ga.30350 Assessed dialysis patient in home environment. Started dialysis machine for patient treatment. Performed venipuncture with dialysis needles . Monitored patient during dialysis treatment. Give ordered IV meds Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management. Performed lab tests and communicated results.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews. Followed infection control procedures.
Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing. Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts. LPN, dialysis,
R.T.C. Jonesboro – Jonesboro, GA
Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift. Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing. Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Followed infection control procedures.
Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
Performed basic physical assessments .
Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses. Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
Ensured HIPAA compliance.
Closely monitored acute conditions.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. worked in 12 chair dialysis clinic.
2years 0degree: Psy/Soc., ended 1976
MTSU - Murfreesboro, TN
L.P.N: Nursing, 1985
Houston County Vocational - Warner Robins, GA