Profile: A position for Licensed Practical Nurse that I can offer to your company my best service, share my acquired knowledge and utilize my skills for the benefits of all.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Trained Licensed Practical Nurse with over 9 year experience in health care field as an Licensed Practical Nurse
Possess a Diploma as a Licensed Practical Nurse, current full licensure with CLPNBC
Communicate effectively, both verbally and writing, with families, residents, co-workers, members of multi-disciplinary team and public
Deals with others effectively
Organize work and implement a plan of care
Operate related equipment
Demonstrates ability with comprehensive knowledge of nursing and healthcare-practices and techniques to long term and sensitivity to the cultural needs
Maturity and good mental health, empathy, and patience
Seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued learning.
Committed to providing compassionate care, ensuring dignity of patients while maintaining confidentiality
Assertive communication, customer service skills, calm, composed, punctual, organize, good listener and asks question to better understand patient’s needs and concerns
Hardworking, flexible, and enthusiastic worker with a strong work ethic and commitment to provide excellent care
Excellent organizational and leadership skills prioritize and complete tasks on schedule
Proven record of dependability, team player and patient
Experience in computer software, MS Word, Office 2007, Excel and Point click/EMAR
Licensed Practical Nurse - MT Tolmie Hospital 2019 - present
Licensed Practical Nurse - Permanent full time - glengarry hospital 2017 - 2019
Licensed Practical Nurse - Permanent Part time Saanich Peninsula Hospital 2016 - present
Licensed Practical Nurse Casual Gorge Rd Hospital 2016 - 2016
Licensed Practical Nurse - Casual (VIHA) Oakbay Lodge 2016 - present
Licensed Practical Nurse- Casual (VIHA)Aberdeen/Glengary Hospital) 2011 - 2011
Licensed Practical Nurse - Full time Douglas Care Community 2011 - 2015
Licensed Practical Nurse - Permanent Part time Parkwood Court 2010 - 2016
Licensed Practical Nurse - Fulltime Sunrise Senior Living 2010 -“ 2012
Licensed Practical Nurse - Casual Windermere Care Center 2010- 2010
Ensures doctor orders are correctly processed, receiving and transcription, re-ordering medication, lab orders, reviews, monitors and coordinates medication changes
Assessment and facilitation of diabetic care including glucometer testing, and administration of insulin, as per Dr.'s orders and established medication administration
Conduct initial assessment of patient on admission
Pronouncement of expected death as per Physician order
Scheduling and coordinating the use of staff, equipment and other resources
Assigning the responsibility for care of residents and coordinate the care given
Assess a resident's condition by recognizing and interpreting signs and symptoms, and where appropriate, initiates remedial health measures and consults with a RN and GP
Promotes a positive team spirit within the home.
Assists in maintaining a physical and psychosocial environment which meets the needs of the residents.
Functions as liaison to the multi professional team and as an advocate for residents and families
Take charge of the building during times of managers absence
Functions as First aid attendant for the building
Ensures safety practices are adhered to and care is provided in a safe competent manner
Plan assignments for care aides - delegates accordingly to provide effective resident care.
Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, families, visitors and other staff members..
Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement
Ensures the proper care of equipment used in providing care to residents.
Assists in maintaining adequate quantities of nursing care supplies on the unit.
Perform for nursing observation, assessment, care planning, intervention, evaluation and documentation of all residents, updating and changing of care plan to reflect changing resident need, provides nursing input to care conference, and identified actual and potential problems and strengths of clients
Provides feedback with respect to developing up to date individual resident care plans
Administered medications by all prescribed routes and documents medication outcomes
Perform wound dressing changes, oxygen administration, bowel care, skin assessment, and fall assessment
Provides day to day direction to the Health Care Worker in the completion of their duties and provides input to the Director of Care.
Monitor and record patients vital signs; monitored, recorded and evaluated food and fluid intake and output levels, patient’s progress, evaluated effectiveness and nursing interventions and consulted with appropriate members of health care team
Follow up with timely and accurate charting procedures; verified prior shift information
Well experience with Tracheostomy care and suctioning and Ventilator management
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATE AND TRAINING
CPR with AED Level C - Douglas Care Community - Victoria, BC (Completed 2019)
Pisces – Victoria, BC (Completed 2018)
Palliative Training – Victoria, BC (Completed 2018)
Wound Care Level 1 - University of Victoria - Victoria, BC (Completed 2013)
Trained Tracheostomy Suctioning - Aberdeen Hospital - Victoria, BC (Completed 2011)
Immunization BCCDC Online - Vancouver, BC (Completed 2010)
Licensed Practical Nursing - Vancouver Career College - Vancouver, BC (Completed 2009)
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST