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Nurse Mental Health

Calgary, AB, Canada
March 16, 2020

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Calgary, Alberta 587-***-****


Licensed Practical Nurse, holding an active permit (45014). Over 740 hours of clinical experience with geriatric, mental health and general adult health clients

Experienced in Home Care and Palliative Care

Clear Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Search

Up-to-date immunization records

Leadership role as Vice President in student council committee during nursing program

Bilingual; fluent in English and French


Practical Nurse Diploma Completed September 2017

Columbia College Calgary, Alberta

Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level HCP Expires February 2019

Lifesaving Society Calgary, Alberta

Introduction to Dementia Care Workshop Certificate Completed December 2016

Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary Calgary, Alberta

Immunization Completed April 2018

Bow Valley College


Licensed Practical Nurse December 2017- Present

Nurse Next Door Calgary, Alberta

Performed wound dressing and Tracheostomy Suctioning/Care, G-Tube Feedings & Care, Respiratory Treatments & Assessments, IV Therapy, Patient Bathing & Hygiene Assistance, Glucose Checks & Blood Pressure Monitoring, Rehabilitation Therapy

Travelled through city to provide home care to adults and elderly patients diagnosed with chronic/terminal conditions, convalescing from surgical procedures or recovering from serious illnesses and injuries

Followed rehabilitation and treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery; minimize pain, discomfort, infections and complications; and optimize patient outcomes

Assessed, monitored and documented patient progress, symptoms and vital signs on each visit.

Educated clients and their families on the safe treatment of injuries, illnesses and conditions.

Practical Nurse Student; Final Focus July - August 2017

Unit 43 Med/Psych, Peter Lougheed Centre Calgary, Alberta

Obtained vital signs, performed head to toe assessment, established any irregularities, and communicated with preceptor, charge nurse and/or assigned physician

Reviewed patients’ past and current medical history, and family social and medical history pertinent to client’s care

Documented assessment findings and care on to SCM system

Performed appropriate nursing care for patients ranging from young adult to geriatric patients, with varieties of diagnoses including; dementia, personality disorders, cancer, UTI’s, narcotic and alcohol withdrawal, diabetes

Collaborated with healthcare team, such as lab work, RT, PT, wound specialist, physician, in regards to plan of care and health status of patients

Followed policy and protocol regarding standard isolation practice for contact, droplet and airborne precautions

Administered medications as required. Experience with IV syringe pumps, routine assessment for patients receiving continuous infusions therapy, preparing or changing primary and secondary lines, as per policy and procedure, and documentation of food and fluid intake

Performed dressing change as per policy and procedure

Practical Nurse Student April - June 2017

Unit 32, Foothills Medical Centre Calgary, Alberta

Performed basic nursing skills such as; wound dressing, starting and,monitoring peripheral intravenous lines, catheterized and generalized urinary system care, and nasogastric tube insertion, assessment and removal

Administered medications via oral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intravenous, and enteral-including pertinent teaching regarding side-effects and rationale for administration

Provided nursing care and teaching for patients

Practical Nurse Student November 2016 - January 2017

Newport Harbor Calgary, Alberta

Mobilized residents via transfer belt, sit-stand lifts, ceiling lifts, and other assistive devices

Provided care with Activities of Daily Living, such as; feeding, dressing, bathing, ambulating, and general hygiene

Collaborated and communicated with healthcare team including RN, LPN, and HCA regarding clients’ health status and plan of care

Provided nursing skills such as medication administration, wound care, and obtaining vital signs and head-to-toe assessments


Sage Hill Retirement Home June 2017 – Ongoing

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