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Licensed practical nurse

Location:
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted:
December 28, 2019

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HARPREET MAHAL

*** ******* ****** ****** **. Calgary . AB.778-***-****

ada5wz@r.postjobfree.com

Seasoned Nurse with acute and community experiences ranging from intensive care to residential facility practices. Diverse experience from working in hospitals, community, and volunteer to advocate for various populations, underprivileged included. Keen in integrating knowledge and skills to clinical practice, to improve health outcomes of clients and to foster positive therapeutic relationship at direct care level, as well as at organizational level.

SKILLS

Tracheostomy care

Enteral nutrition management

Central line management

Intravenous Therapy

Wound management

Workload prioritization

Client/ Family Centered care

Microsoft Office and internet applications

Early recognition of signs and symptoms that warrant early interventions to prevent negative outcomes

Mental health assessment and intervention

Mentoring and coaching

Team player and collaborative practice

Leadership skills with approachable character

RAI/ MDS

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

SEP 2018 – PRESENT

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, The hamlets at penticton, BC

Direct nursing care for acquired brain injury and geriatric population. Provide ongoing assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of client’s health care needs. Lead the unit of nursing care team and provide coaching to new staffs and peers. Advocate for clients and their family, to achieve best possible outcomes, medically and psychosocially.

JAN 2016 – JUNE 2017

LPN STUDENT PRACTICUM, MULTIPLE LOCATIONS IN SURREY, BC

Under guidance and supervision of clinical instructors and primary nurses, provided direct nursing care to patients/clients, range from personal care to address activities of daily living challenges, to acute medical treatment to restore patients to baseline, or to support recovery to the point that patients can be discharged back to community safely.

JAN 2014 – JAN 2014

REGISTERED NURSE, GURU NANAK MISSION HOSPITAL, DHAHAN KALERAN INDIA

Provided direct nursing care to patient in acute care setting with focuses on pediatrics and gynecological population. Continually assessed nursing care needs and evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions with the goals of successful discharge to community.

JULY- SEP 2011 AND AUG- OCT 2014

REGISTERED NURSE, VIDYA SAGAR INSTITUE OF MENTAL HEALTH AND RESERCH, AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA

Provided direct nursing care to patient in mental health care facility. Continually assess client’s mental health status and provided care accordingly. Collaborated with staffs from multidiscipline to provide holistic nursing care. Resolved conflicts and deescalated behaviours that could potentially be a danger to client and others.

JUNE 2008 – SEP 2012

REGISTERED NURSE, GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL, PUNJAB, INDIA

Provided direct nursing care to various population in acute care setting. Continually assessed nursing care needs and evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions with the goals of successful discharge to community. Liaise with multidisciplinary team to support client’s medical and psychosocial care needs.

EDUCATION

JAN 2016 – JULY 2017

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE DIPLOMA, CDI College, surrey, BC

JAN- JUNE 2016

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT, CDI college, surrey, bC

JAN 2012 – JULY 2014

ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE, guru nanak college of nursing, punjab, india

JUNE 2008 – SEP 2012

REGISTERED NURSE/ MIDWIFERY, K.D. college of nursing, punjab, india

MARCH 2007– MARCH 2008

GENERAL STUDIES COURSEWORK, government seniors secondary school, punjab, india

ACTIVITIES

Beside nursing practice, I also enjoy assisting people, to empower and enable them to achieve the highest potential they can. Hence, I volunteered with Night Ministry in Surrey BC to help prepare food for the homeless. I also fundraised for Heart and Stroke foundation. Prior to moving to Canada, I volunteered in orphan homes to assist with general day-to-day care activities. I am keen in professional development; this is to ensure that I keep up with the ever-changing practices in nursing. This is why I enjoy attending various nursing conferences and integrating what I learn into my practice for safe and quality nursing care.



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