Objective – I am seeking employment as a License Practical Nurse where my skills and experience in-patient care can be fully used. I am motivated, efficient and detail oriented with strong organizational and interpersonal skills dedicated quality of patient’s care. Promotes physical, intellectual, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of residents and their families. Under the direction and supervision of the staff nurse, utilize knowledge, skills and relevant attributes to carry out the nursing process. I practice within the LPN regulation, the job description and the policies and procedures and work routines of the facility.
Provide nursing services within defined scope of practice to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures.
Excellent written skills. Excellent assessment and care planning skills.
Perform nursing interventions such as: taking vital signs, applying aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensuring infection control, monitoring nutritional intake and conducting specimen collection, enema, Tracheostomy care and Ventilation.
Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to relate to co-workers and seniors in a Home for the Aged
Monitor patients’ progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of healthcare team.
Proficient computer skills and knowledge related to ‘Point Click Care’. Proficient with RAI MDS (Coding, RAPS & RUGS).
Experience working with High Intensity Needs clients
Perform urinary catheterization, complex wound care, airway & ostomy care, IV therapy, administering enteral feeds and transcribing physician order.
Possess critical thinking and effective skills with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
Competent decision maker, team worker, conflict solution and problem solver.
Caring, compassionate, empathetic and patient/family centered.
Self-motivated, physically fit for lifting, pulling, pushing, standing, walking, transferring and transporting patients and equipment.
Work well under pressure in a fast paced, high turnover environment and quickly adapt to new procedures/technology.
Ability to support patients and families of patients who are terminally ill through death and dying.
Effective inter-personal skills and ability to set priorities and organize work in response to patient needs.
Monitor patient safety and provide health education to patients and family, respecting patients’ rights and confidentiality.
Intercare Corporative Group. Brentwood Care Center. August 2013-July 2019
License Practical Nurse Casual Position
Responsible to provide residents’ needs in accordance with resident care plans, policies and procedures
Perform nursing assessment monthly of the resident to establish nursing care plan and determine appropriate care by nurses and other Interdisciplinary Team members
Knowledge of RAI/MDS 2.0 tool, computer skills and electronic documentation point click care
Experience in dementia and Alzheimer care
CBI Home Health Calgary Dec 2018-Present
Responsible to ten to thirteen clients with different medical problem in the community.
Perform catheterization and catheter care, blood sugar check, record in the task sheet with amount of insulin administration according to the care plan and standing order, wound care, cleaning of larynx stoma and prostatic, supervise medication administration, supervise and train HCAs to new task and how to perform safe mechanical lift transfer.
Educate client on how to administer medication in a save way and the right dose. Monitor client and encourage to take the right dose.
Knowledge of taking care of ALS client and train hcas on how give care and provide the needs the right way to the keep the client safe and comfortable.
Extendicare Hillcrest Calgary. October 2013 - 2016
License Practical Nurse Casual Position
Experience in mental health nursing.
Perform Catheterization, IM Injection, and wound care management.
Extendicare Fairmont Park, Lethbridge, AB. Jan. 2013 – July 2013
License Practical Nurse, Casual Position
Worked in the unit with complex medical issues requiring close monitoring
Responsible in administering medications, physical assessment, contacting physicians, receiving orders and then process them, plan, implement and evaluate patients and family care.
Care for patient with respiratory disease and patient with pacemaker.
Edith Cavell Care Center, Lethbridge, AB. Dec. 2012 – July 2013
License Practical Nurse: Part time position.
Worked on lock down unit related with dementia and other chronic behavior issues.
Medication administration and treatments including injections as per protocol.
Obtain patients’ health history, laboratory specimens and vital signs.
South Country Village, Medicine Hat, AB. Aug.2012 – Dec. 2012
License Practical Nurse, Casual Position.
Wound care management.
Provide care with acute diabetic patients with sliding scale monitoring.
Document and record patients’ health status and nursing care in progress note.
The Wellington Retirement Home, Medicine Hat, AB. July 2012 – Dec. 2012
License Practical Nurse: Full time night.
In charge of three units, LTC unit, assisted living unit and independent living.
Assist HCA on rounds and toileting.
License Practical Nurse, College of License Practical Nurse of Alberta.
College of License Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)
Medicine Hat College, Brooks Campus. Medicine Hat, AB, 2009--2011
License Practical Nurse.
Sanya Grammer School. Lagos, Nigeria. High School Diploma- 1990-1994
Supportive Pathway, Palliative Education, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - 2015
Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care 2008
Current CPR certification 2018
Completion of the Administration of Medication for Nurses 2014
Wound Care 2015
References upon request.