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Care Medical

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Houston, TX
Posted:
March 09, 2020

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TESSA CRYER

*** ******* ****** *******, ***** ***80 · 903-***-****

adb74a@r.postjobfree.com

If you are seeking a proven professional who can bring immediate value to your organization, I’m your pick! Energetic and motivated Licensed Vocational Nurse dedicated to driving quality patient care.

SKILLS

Acute and Rehabilitive Care

Experienced Clinical/Urgent Care

Experienced Clinical / Urgent Care Specialty

Triaging patient concerns

Qualified in specimen collection/processing and Drug Screens

Medication and IV Certified

Qualified CLIA Lab: Venipuncture, specimen collection / processing.

EXPERIENCE

10/28/19 UNTIL PRESENT

LPN Cardiology / Vascular

Regional Health Care currently Monument ( associated with The Mayo Clinic) – Rapid city, SD

Communicated with Cardiologist and surgeons to relay patient needs.

Assisted patients to navigate healthcare system and care options by education on relevant subjects’ areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.

Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.

Triaged and monitored vital signs. Prior – authorizations for medication /procedures.

Provided patient with accurate preparation / instructions for upcoming procedures.

12/2018 – 09/09/2019

LPN Family Practice

Frisbie Health Care – Somersworth, NH

Triaged, roomed, vital signs in coming patients for the day.

Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored / documented patient reactions.

Responsible for onsite CLIA lab and testing as well as Veni-puncture.

Served as patient advocate by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practioners and ensuring interventions met patient’s treatment goals.

Immunized patients against diseases such as influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illness.

Immunized pediatric patients as well as school physicals and early childhood, adolescent immunizations.

LPN Charge 10/2018– 11/2019

Poplar Health Care – Casper, WY.

Executed appropriate steps for patient treatment following careful review of physician medical regimen.

Monitored patient’s condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately report changes with psychotropic drug therapy.

Treated patients following physician’s order orders and treatment plan, administering various types of medications and therapies.

Admisntered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored response for emergent concerns.

Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level – headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life saving interventions.

LPN 07/2018 – 10/2018

Powell Valley Health Care- Powell, WY.

Documented patient interactions, accidents and treatment interventions in the main EHR system.

Directed day to day patient care and nursing activities within 32 bed unit.

Assisted patients to complete activities of living, (ADLs), including bathing, feeding, lifting and transferring.

Identified cognitive functioning, mental status, physiological conditions and patient needs.

LPN Urgent Care / Family Practice / Med Surg 09/2017 – 06/2018

Mescalero Indian Health Services – Mescalero, NM.

Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.

Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented responses to stay on top of changes in patient’s condition. Use of PIXIS.

Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at home care to enhance long term care.

Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions / files and chart review with prep for clinic.

Immunized patients of all ages.

Participated in hospital performance improvement activities to improve safety and patient outcomes.

Managed, cared for DETOX patients.

LPN Charge- 06/2017 – 09/2017

Sutton Health – Sutton, NE.

Cared for patients with multiple diagnosis including: Diabetes, CHF, COPD, and Asthma.

Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Monitored patients with acute conditions. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Obtained vital signs on a floor of 25 patients per shift. LTC/SNF, Rehab, Memory Unit.

LPN Charge – 03/2017 – 06/2017

Cedar Ridge Inn – Farmington, NM

Diabetes monitoring/ Accu checks / Insulin Administration

Memory Care Secure Unit

Interventions with patient and family

Documentation of psychotropic medications administered and effects.

Fall prevention and accurate assessment / documentation of falls.

LPN SNF – 01/2017 – 03/2017

Belen Meadows, Belen, NM

Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responabiblities and optimized work load management.

Medication Administration, IV Certification, Piggy Back administration, Wound Care / VAC. Management, surveillance of Diabetic patient’s.

LPN Charge- 10/2016 – 12/2016

Centra/The Summit- Lynchburg, VA

Frequently commended for maintain the safety, respect, and dignity of residents.

Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnosis, including COPD and asthma.

Assisted physician with exams and treatments of patients by assisting with sterile set up, instruments, injections and suture / staple removal.

High Acuity SNF / Rehab Unit

IV Therapy, PICC Line, ( Peak and Trough, SASH)

Wound Vac, Applying Cpap – Bipap devices.

Monitored diabetic patients. Administered injections

Rehab, Sub Acute Med Surg, Geri Psyche.

LPN Charge – 06/2016 – 09/2016

Sutton community Home – Sutton, NE

Provided palliative Care ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

Sound, ethical and independent decision – making ability consistent with medical protocol.

Rehab / LTC/ Memory Unit

Hospice Care.

LVN Clinic Nurse / DME/ CPAP/BIPAP – 01/2016 – 06/2016

Magnolia Cardiology – Palestine, Texas

Triage, Room patients with vital signs, medication reconciliation and complete History.

DME for Overnight Oximetry, Pulse Ox, Prior – authorization / Scheduling for Sleep Studies. CPAP / BIPAP, Oxygen DME forms.

Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress test in cardiac unit.

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.

PT/INR Titration Management for Coumadin based on facility protocol.

LPN/Scheduling/ Referral Coordinator / Lab – 10/2015 – 01/2016

Quad Medical / Walmart Care Clinic – Palestine, Texas

Implementation crew for set – up and training of clinic personal

Full CLIA Lab Testing, Venipuncture, Certified Drug Screening.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow – up care.

Delivered high – quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low income patient community.

Family Practice, Wellness, STD Testing, Care and Counseling. Reporting communicable Disease to appropriate state.

Pre – authorizations for medications, procedures.

Referral Coordinator.

LVN Charge – 01/2014 – 10/2015

Advanced Solutions HealthCare – Crockett, Texas

Sound, ethical and independent decision – making ability consistent with medical protocols.

Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.

Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.

Managed team of medical support personnel.

Trachea Care, G – tube, Post-Surgical patients, Wound Care / Vac, IV Therapy.

Education and Training

LVN Nursing – 1994 – 1996 – Port Arthur, Texas

Lamar University

Coursework in Adult and Family Health.

Coursework in Acute Care Nursing.

Coursework in Women’s Health.

Coursework in Diabetes Management

Course work in Medical Surgical nursing.

EMT- 1993- 1994

Gulf way Medical - Port Arthur, Texas

EMT First Responder

Coursework in emergency Medicine, first Responder, CEVCO Certified.

Certifications :

IV therapy Certified

PICC Line Management Certified

BLS

EMR Systems:

Point Click Care

EPIC and EPIC with Story Board

Federal Government Health Tech

Centricity

Medi Tech

Care 360



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