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Nurse Care

Location:
Medicine Hat, AB, Canada
Posted:
April 16, 2020

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Lakhwinder Sran

403-***-****

adct69@r.postjobfree.com

*** **** **** ** **, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1B 4A1

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Initiative, effective interpersonal skills, Flexible, accurate, team player, excellent oral and written communication, client focus, interpersonal awareness, dependable, judgement, values and ethics, reliable and organized.

Dedicated and highly-skilled professional with more than 9 years of experience in health-care sector. Worked within scope of practice in an ethically manner at various places and in different healthcare sectors like acute care, long term care, and assisted living care.

Worked collaboratively with healthcare professionals as a team to provide effective and holistic care to patients which helps clients to achieve the best possible level of health and well-being. Monitor patients’ status and provide regular updates on progress to client, family, physicians, other professionals providing services to the patient. Owns current LPN license and CPR certificate BSL level.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Licensed Practical Nurse Feb 2018 - Present

Riverview Long Term Care • Medicine Hat, Alberta

Thrived within high-volume setting throughout current employment in long term care.

Administered medication at various times during the shift. Did wound care from small skin tears to staged ulcers, PEG tube feeding and care, administering medication through CVC & PICC lines, change the PICC line dressing, and flush.

Documentation; both computerized and paper charting, vital signs and baselines, any changes or concerns, use various scales to assess the condition of the patient e.g. Glasgow Coma Scale, Braden Scale for predicting pressure ulcer risks etc.

Delegate tasks to health care aids in safe manner.

Licensed Practical Nurse Oct 2018 - Present

Park place Meadowridge Seniors village • Medicine Hat, Alberta

Recognized for serving as a patient advocate while communicating effectively with patients, families, and caregivers to facilitate outstanding levels of care and service. Assess patient and family needs. Develop and follow plans of care. Coordinate and direct patient care.

Ensure the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, rehabilitative, spiritual, cultural and self-care needs of patients and their families are addressed. Supervise and assist the residents’ ADLs (Activities of Daily Living), administration and supervision of medication, monitors health and wellbeing.

Record vital signs. Communicate with other service providers like social workers and physicians to ensure necessary medical services are received by the patient and achieve optimal level of health and well-being.

Assists and give training to patients with ADLs like medication management, dietary management, personal hygiene, and other skills necessary for independent living.

Disability Service Worker Sep 2017 - Present

REDI Enterprises, Medicine Hat, Alberta

Worked with clients with medical and complex needs. Dispense and deliver medication, follow specific restrictive and supportive plans for specific clients, assist individuals with personal care and take them out for recreational activities and to medical appointments.

Provided support to live a dignified life, build self-image and self-confidence, observe behavior and maintain a record of client progress, work towards to meet the goal under client specific program

Licensed Practical Nurse Apr 2017 - Apr 2018

Brylu Staffing • Alberta, Alberta

Company sends facility to facility to cover up shifts. Dispense medications, perform nursing procedures, delegate tasks to HCAs, give reports to in-charge nurse and follow nursing care plan.

Demonstrated the ability to apply critical thinking and clinical judgment to leadership skills within the interdisciplinary health care team.

Demonstrated flexibility and ability to fit quickly into new facility’s work environment and follow policy and procedures.

EDUCATION

Practical Nurse Diploma Jan 2015 - Apr 2016

Bow Valley College • Calgary

General Nursing and Midwifery Diploma Sep 2009 - Jun 2013

Baba Banda Bahadur college of Nursing • Faridkot

SKILLS

Provide pre-operative and post-operative personal and comfort care; Monitor established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy; Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families; Administer medication and observe and document therapeutic effects; Take vital signs, applying aseptic techniques including sterile dressing, ensuring infection control, monitoring nutritional intake and conducting specimen collection; Provide nursing services, within defined scope of practice, to patients based on patient assessment and care planning procedures; Monitor patients’ progress, evaluate effectiveness of nursing interventions and consult with appropriate members of the healthcare team.

Acquired other skills not limited to effective communication, decision-making, detail-oriented, critical thinking, motor skills, time management, supervision and management, clinical and non-clinical, being patient, and responsible. Patient assessment, vital Signs, medication dispensing, charting hard copy and computerized, administering medication from various routes like P.O. P.R, I/V, I/M, Transdermal, Tropical, and Inhalation, recording intake/output, blood glucose monitoring, ECG, oxygen therapy, wound care (Stages 1-4), PEG Feeding, catheterization etc.

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

CPR BLS Provider by Heart and Stroke Foundation, Calgary

Licensed Practical Nurse by College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta



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