Top Licensed Practical Nurse Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Licensed Practical Nurse. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Licensed Practical Nurse resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.2% of Licensed Practical Nurse resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Licensed Practical Nurse actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Licensed Practical Nurse resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • General responsibilities included daily, direct patient care, documentation of activities and administration of medication orally and intravenously.
  • Administered patient care, provided patient education, developed individual nursing care plans, and maintained computerized records.
  • Provided patient care and wound care and administered medications in a skilled care long term and rehabilitative care facility
  • Supervised and coordinated nursing personnel in providing patient care in adherence to federal and state guidelines.
  • Assist with supervision of clinical staff designated to provide patient care/clinical care in an ambulatory setting.
  • Implemented patient care plans and communicated changing conditions to the interdisciplinary team members.
  • Developed and implemented individual patient care plans, including assessments and evaluations.
  • Implemented and executed quality control procedures to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Provided patient care for dermatologist and surgical assistance for in-office procedures.
  • Delivered patient care for intellectually and developmentally disabled children and adults.
  • Performed comprehensive patient care for geriatric population and rehabilitation clients.
  • Provided patient care and administered medications in a home care setting
  • Identify and prioritize actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Provided quality patient care and administered medication to clients.
  • Provided total patient care to Oncology and Respiratory patients.
  • Administered a compassionate level of primary patient care.
  • Supervised/Delegated/Mentored nursing assistance with patient care.
  • Communicated with physicians about patient care.
  • Provided quality emergent patient care.
  • Pass medications via all routes, wound care, supervision of patient care technicians, follow MD orders and monitor patients.

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2. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Document patient information, medications, vital signs and other pertinent information as needed into electronic or paper charting system.
  • Assessed and recorded patient vital signs and documented results using computerized charting.
  • Monitored vital signs and administered medications accordingly.
  • Monitored vital signs and performed respiratory assessments.
  • Administered medications, whiling recording vital signs.
  • Prepare food trays according to individually prescribed diets; Provide basic patient care and measure and record patients' vital signs.
  • Measured and recorded patient's vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, height and weight.
  • Obtained vital signs, health assessments, hemoglobin and protein readings to see if donors were good candidates for plasma donation.
  • Assist patient with activities of daily living * Monitor medications and vital signs * Wound care and observe for signs of infection
  • Monitored vital signs, manage medications, particularly for pain; and generally take care of the needs of the patient
  • Performed and charted patients' full assessments, vital signs, intake and output, and any other important information.
  • Dispensed medications, monitoring vital signs, intravenous therapy, oxygen therapy, wound care, and insertion of catheters.
  • Monitored vital changes in patient conditions including vital signs/tests assessment Documented and recorded patients' health status and nursing care.
  • Check vital signs and report abnormal values to clinician, prepare exam room and provide necessary instruments or testing equipment.
  • Worked in children's rehabilitation hospital, administered medications, vital signs taught families prior to being discharged to home.
  • Furthered my hands on experience with wound treatments as well as assessing patients from head to toe and vital signs.
  • Do Med pass, Diabetic care, Vital signs, Hospice Care, Wound care on a Per Diem basis.
  • Obtain vital signs every shift: temperature, oxygen saturation, apical pulse, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Monitored post-operative vital signs, set up PCA as well as Intravenous fluids and oriented patient to the unit.
  • Test urine, take and record vital signs, heights and weights to assist with patient screening as needed.

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3. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Supervised 2 CNA's and 1 Med Aide and delegate tasks within job description to meet patient's needs.
  • Worked in an Assisted Living Facility, responsible for 24 Patients and about a staff of 2 CNA's.
  • Provided oversight to CNA's and Home Health aides on private paid cases, as a Field Case Supervisor.
  • Provide nursing services in a skilled care facility Supervise and direct CNA assignments and duties Provide patient teaching and comfort
  • Worked weekend opt and evenings; patient care, med pass, managing CNA assignments, wound care etc
  • Assist with feeding, bathing, ambulating & any other duties the CNA's may required assistance for.
  • Managed CNA's to assure that the patients are receiving the highest level of quality care possible.
  • Supervised and managed CNA on unit to insure the needs and care of the patients were meet.
  • Administered medications to 32 patients, supervised and assisted CNA's, patient documentation and wound care
  • Started out working as a CNA and assisted residents with ADL'S to promote independence.
  • Started here as a CNA traveling to different Nursing Facility providing care and assisting staff.
  • Supervised 3 to 4 CNA's to ensure proper care of up to forty residents.
  • Pass medications, communicate with doctors/phone orders, treatments, documentation, over see CNA's
  • Assist in managing assignments, and job duties of CNA's and Medication Techs.
  • Oversee all CNA and nursing staff to ensure residents safety and needs are met.
  • Work close with Supervisors, Therapists and CNA's to ensure proper patient care.
  • Conduct assessment upon admission and supervise CNA's who are involved in admission process.
  • Worked independently on unit with 2 CNA's, for the evening shift.
  • Supervised, trained and encouraged four CNA's to work as a team.
  • Provide direct care for well or ill residents, and supervise 3-4 CNA.

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4. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Optimized wellness levels of medically fragile patients as an LPN within assisted living and skilled nursing environments
  • Served as LPN-Occupational Health Supervisor.
  • Provided specialized hospice training to patient family members, caregivers to ensure safe care, LPN students, and hospice volunteers.
  • Charge LPN Surgical Clinic which serviced 200 veterans a day and 16 surgeons for Podiatry, Orthopedics, Vascular, Gen.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN utilizes principles of nursing and basic physical assessment skills in the development/implementation of nursing care plans.
  • Performed supervisory duties overseeing care provided by CNA's, LPN's and ancillary staff as well as instructed CNA's.
  • Implemented the LPN role in the urgent care area of the emergency room to improve wait times and patient care.
  • Promoted to LPN 6 - Senior LPN and was certified to work with ventilator patient in the Respiratory Care Unit.
  • Provide patient care at various facilities (hospitals, nursing homes, and prisons) as a fill in LPN.
  • Perform a variety of LPN duties to patients of all ages who are scheduled for surgical procedures in the facility.
  • Position: LPN assisting patients using intervention to regain and improve coping abilities, maximizing strengths and prevent further disability.
  • Performed all duties and tasks within the scope of an LPN within the state of SC board of nursing.
  • Performed duties within the scope of practice for an LPN on a men's unit and the medical unit.
  • Trained multiple new LPN's to unit and ensured basic knowledge of unit/hospital outlined procedures was developed and understood.
  • Team Leader/Coordinator--responsible for complete flow of clinic and main point of contact for LPN and clinic issues.
  • Direct control and daily administration of all student medications and treatments, including PRN medications Irene Town, LPN.
  • Provide skilled nursing care to various facilities across Long Island, involving anything within the LPN scope of practice.
  • Assist and educate other PACT team LPN, RN, and physicians as needed in fitting of prosthetic devices.
  • Provided direct care and assisted with care as directed and consistent with the LPN scope of practice and competency.
  • Assisted with LPN training manual to be used in the Urgent Care setting and trained new LPN/ Suture techs.

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5. Trach Care

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Here's how Trach Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Experienced in G-Tube feedings/medication administration, trach care, ventilator monitoring and seizure monitoring.
  • Administer medication, provide trach care, g-tube feedings, wound care, CPT, and assisted with activities daily living.
  • Provided Trach care, wound care, g-tube care, and worked with vents for 1 patient in 12 hour intervals.
  • Managed caseload of 28 clients, providing wound care treatment, trach care, giving medication by mouth or G-tube.
  • Provided frequent assessments, trach care and suctioning, gt feeds, respiratory assessments, family teaching, hygiene care.
  • Call doctor for Rx orders, accompany patient to appointments, trach care, seizure precautions, maintain patient safety.
  • Administer medication, trach care, g/j tube site care, caring for patients with severe mental and growth delay.
  • Performed Non-stress tests, worked with ventilators and heart monitors, performed trach care, assisted with patient hygiene etc.
  • Care of skilled nursing clients, trach care, tube feedings, giving shots, and documentation of care.
  • Implement care to residents on ventilator, to include Trach care, suctioning and maintaining appropriate setting on ventilator.
  • Performed assessments, administered medications via G-Tube, administered feedings via G-Tube, trach care and suctioning, wound care
  • Administered medications, tube feeding, wound care, worked on vent unit, tracheal suctioning and trach care.
  • Assist with daily living activities, vital signs, trach care, G-tube care and feedings- bolus/ Kangaroo pumps.
  • Provide patient care, including wound Care, Medication Administration, Blood Sugar check, Trach care, etc.
  • Administer medications, vent/Trach care, respiratory care, wound care, documentation, contacted physician when needed.
  • Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, G-tubes, trach care and wound care.
  • Skilled nursing care includes trach care, PEG tube feeding and care, vitals, and breathing treatments.
  • Home health nurse- trach care, peg-tube care, ADL's, diabetic care, monitoring seizures, suction
  • Maintained medications, maintained trach care and ventilator efficiency and function, primary care of the patient.
  • Perform trach cares, administer and monitor TPN, monitor IV antibiotics and perform wound cares.

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6. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Administer medication according to physician Report to charge nurses about any abnormal findings and etc
  • Communicated pertinent information to charge nurse, supervisor, and/or physician.
  • Staff Floor Nurse/Interim Charge Nurse/Nurse Preceptor
  • Acted as charge nurse in a level 3 nursing home; oversaw all nursing functions/activities, supervised 6 full-time staff members.
  • Charge nurse in long term care, Rehabilitative hospital nurse, and psychiatric clinic nursing, correctional nurse in county jail
  • Charge Nurse, responsible on patient admission and discharge, communicating with doctors regarding patient condition and change of condition.
  • Called and reported To RN charge nurse and providers of abnormal health changes of clients and prepared for changes.
  • Trained and Oriented new charge nurses to the facility within the Nursing Guidelines for the facility and Nursing scope.
  • Performed role as a Charge Nurse advocating for residents; administered medication and treatments as prescribed by physicians.
  • Motivate and monitor the charge nurses and CNA's to give the residents the best quality care possible.
  • Served as a charge nurse for a 30 - 50 bed nursing facility Nursing supervisor for 10 nursing assistants
  • Delivered in-home nursing services to pediatric clients; implemented care plans directed by the physician and charge nurse.
  • Serve as Charge Nurse on a sub-acute /rehabilitation unit providing total patient care on a 40 bed unit.
  • Charge nurse duties include scheduling, document validation, patient spot checking, safety management and reporting.
  • Charge nurse duties when needed, Reported family and patient information to the respective IDT team members.
  • Counted all drugs on individual control drugs records with on coming charge nurse at change of shifts.
  • Assist charge nurse as needed with treatments, new intake processing and all aspects of patient care.
  • Work as a charge nurse, administering medications, providing wound care, knowledgeable in IV therapy.
  • Charge nurse at 4 person adult foster home for clients with severe physical and mental disabilities.
  • Contributed to the formulation and updating plan of care under the direction of the charge nurse.

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7. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Administer medication including insulin, monitoring benefits and performance of blood pressure medication, safely administering flu vaccines and antibiotics.
  • Performed blood pressure checks, histories and assisted with gynecological checks and medication administration.
  • Monitored blood pressures checks weekly, reporting any abnormal readings immediately.
  • Helped clients comply with their medication regimens and monitored abnormal blood pressures
  • Performed Immunizations, blood pressure management, and diabetic medication adjustments.
  • Conducted blood pressure screening and provided interpreting services.
  • Monitored patients glucose and blood pressure regularly.
  • Take and keep track of patients' vital signs such as weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.
  • Teach patient and family regarding changes in diet, how to monitor vital signs, blood pressure and do dressing change.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatment such as temperature or blood pressure, dressing wounds, treating bedsore, giving enemas.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, Glucose level checks and dressing wounds.
  • Pass medication, complete treatments, documentation, monitor patients' blood pressure, glucose, weights, and skin care.
  • Set height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and t up equipment and prepared medical treatment rooms.
  • Instructed family and patient on taking vital signs patients' temperature, pulse, oxygen saturation, and blood pressure.
  • Give medication as prescribed by physician, Take vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight.
  • Check patient's vital signs, record the patient's blood pressure and pulse, and take patient's temperature.
  • Monitor patients Blood pressure, heart rate and rhythm, and oxygen saturation post procedure as per doctor's order.
  • Provided emotional support, Recorded intake and output, vital signs like temperature, Blood pressure, Pulse as needed.
  • Provide basic care, blood pressure, monitoring, catheters and applying dressing, taking vital signs, and temperature.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after procedures and took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

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8. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Maintained correspondence with attorney offices including scheduling medical/legal meetings, depositions, and obtaining payment for services rendered.
  • Verified soldier's military identification; administered immunizations to deploying and returning service members.
  • Maintain clinical competencies according to Hospice standards and comply with California Licensing Regulations.
  • Supported patients with respiratory distress by administering their ordered PRN oxygen.
  • Order medications and return unused or discontinued medications to/from pharmacy.
  • Authorized PRN medications by a Qualified Medication Aide when necessary.
  • Provided excellent maternity patient care in labor and delivery rooms.
  • Communicate with doctors and family members concerning residents care.
  • Administered immunizations to deploying and returning service members.
  • Assist principal with confidential reporting and investigative concerns.
  • Ensured external follow-up where required.
  • Coordinate, participate in ISP meetings and document all aspects of resident treatment and report changes to the doctor and RN.
  • Provided thorough training for residents, family members, and external care-takers in the use and application of maintenance medications.
  • Give in-service on Healing in clinic setting, member of Wellness committee, and recently joined the Shared Governance committee.
  • Reported patient response to treatment, concerns, questions, and discussion regarding client status to physician and DON.
  • Notified physician directly with patient change in condition all under limited supervision of RN in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Assess, plan, implement, evaluate care as written in care plan under the supervision of an RN.
  • Briefed executive staff on pertinent information involving actual and/or potential departmental concerns during the Warden's close out meetings.
  • Achieved Advanced Burn Life Support certification to improve knowledge of burn wound care administered to service members and civilians.
  • Answered phones and assisted patients with their needs such as questions and concerns, scheduling, and prescription refills.

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9. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients physical and mental conditions, and administered medication per physician orders.
  • Communicated and verified all new physician orders with Clinical Nurse Manager or Administrator prior to implementation.
  • Follow all physician orders; Ensure implementation of quality health standards and administer medication as ordered.
  • Implemented physician orders, assessed residents and documented assessments and changes via electronic medical record.
  • Ordered, reordered, initiated and discontinued pharmacy prescription orders per physician orders for residents.
  • Provide emotional support for families on a daily basis and ensured implementation of physician orders.
  • Monitored and recorded vital signs, administered medication and treatment according to physician orders.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies based on physician orders.
  • Dispensed Medication, Completed Physical Assessments, and Writing Physician Orders following protocol.
  • Assist admission liaisons with medication reconciliation, obtaining physician orders, coroner notification.
  • Transcribed physician orders and maintained accountability for medications, and assigned medication room.
  • Accompany clients to physician appointments; submit any new physician orders for processing/implementation.
  • Administered and documented pediatric and adult vaccines in accordance with physician orders.
  • Process daily physician orders including resident assessment and evaluation of pharmacological therapy.
  • Prepare and administer medication in accordance with facility policy and physician orders.
  • Received and carried out physician orders and safely administered patient medications.
  • Transcribe physician orders, supervision of unit and reconciliation of medication.
  • Transcribed physician orders, as well as administered medication as ordered.
  • Transcribed physician orders, answered phones and scheduled medical appointments.
  • Administered medications and performed treatments in accordance with Physician orders.

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10. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Job duties involve telephone/computer skills necessary to facilitate consults and transfers between physicians and facilities, in addition to telephone triage.
  • Provided triage, referrals, direct nursing care and medication administration to the physically and emotionally abused children.
  • Provided extensive patient education, telephone triage, and assisted in Occupational Medicine with physicians.
  • Perform triage, input medical and demographic information accurately into patient medical charts.
  • Performed telephonic triage duties to include patient assessments and determine refill eligibility.
  • Provided telephone/walk-in triage, patient assessment and patient education.
  • Administer medication, telephone triage and computer documentation.
  • Performed pediatric patient triage to assess priority needs
  • Identify physiological factors and triage patients appropriately.
  • Contract Nurse at Bethesda Naval Medical Center; Urology Clinic Triage Patients; Bladder Scans; Foley Catheters insertions; Surgical Preparation
  • Assigned areas varied from PT/INR Clinic, Lab, CHF Clinic, EP Clinic, Urgent Clinic, and Triage/Beeper Nurse.
  • Assisted providers with procedures such as exams, suturing, wound drainage, immunizations, medication administration, and triage.
  • Performed phone triage, responding to questions and needs with efficiency as well as ordered medications and scheduled off-site evaluations.
  • Key Accomplishments: Medication distribution, intakes, initial basic psychiatric screening, referring inmates to psychiatric department in triage format
  • Assess symptoms and vital signs, document history, and triage patients for level of care and degree of urgency.
  • Charted per SOAPE note on patients housed in the infirmary and on those seen per triage from medical requests.
  • Assisted physicians with care of patients, performed various medical procedures, charting patient information and data, phone triage
  • Enter all clients' calendars with teaching while checking correct frequency ct. Triage phone calls from patient and caregiver.
  • Perform triage through assessing patient symptoms or health concerns and offering advice based upon knowledge and per procedure policy.
  • Performed the duties of a contractual triage nurse in a trade and educational setting for teens and young adults.

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11. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Reviewed and rewrote the monthly medication administration records resulting in accuracy of prescribed medications and proper routes as per the physicians.
  • Assist the DON with the psychiatric population including assessments, medication administration, scheduling, nursing organization, management responsibilities etc
  • Developed a more user-friendly medication administration method to ensure that the technicians were able to easily understand the administration schedule.
  • Educated patient and family members when discharged from facility including but not limited to follow up care and medication administration.
  • Initiate MD orders and instructions, Patient teaching/discharge plans, Maintain patient records/documentation, Direct patient care, Medication administration
  • Performed medication administration and implementation of physician orders while ensuring nursing and family compliance to maintain continuity of care.
  • Provided wound care and medication administration, assisted physician with minimally invasive procedures, prepared and conducted sick-call
  • Perform general nursing tasks, including medication administration, patient assessments and care plan development.
  • Managed patients' symptoms related to the terminal diagnosis and medication administration at bedside.
  • Provided safe medication administration and quality wound treatment to assist patients achieve optimal health.
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse-Medication Administration/Safety Duties include daily medication administration of over 100 inmate patients.
  • Provided general care to medical/surgical patients, including medication administration, teaching and treatments.
  • Supervised Certified Medication Assistant; assisted the supervising RN with teaching of medication administration.
  • Provided education in patient care and medication administration to the family where needed.
  • Maintain accurate wellness record for each resident, provide and document medication administration.
  • Performed medication administration and skin treatments to geriatric patients on locked behavior units.
  • Assisted physicians as necessary with medication administration, vaccinations and other small procedures.
  • Provided Geriatric Care encompassing medication administration, skin care assessments and wound care.
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse-Medication Administration Duties include daily medication administration for entire in-patient population.
  • Maintain quality care for residents including medication administration, dressing application, documentation.

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12. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Demonstrate consistent ability to manage nursing service problems, emergency situations and initiate lifesaving measures in the absence of a physician.
  • Supervised CNA's Dispensed medications as ordered Maintained patients safety Assist patient with health/emotional needs Carry out MD orders Emergency situations Admission/discharges
  • Responded to emergency situations based on nursing standards handled participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained.
  • Documented accurately the administration of medication, performing appropriate interventions when needed, and in emergency situations activating EMS as necessary.
  • Specialized duties, at times necessitate being available to provide patient and situation specific medical services and handle health related emergency situations
  • Assumed responsibility for caring for patients in medical/surgical situations, emergency situations and maternity under the direction of the RN.
  • Ensured all safety measures and procedures were followed and alerted appropriate medical staff when any potential emergency situations were evident.
  • Identified resident problems and emergency situations and initiated an immediate plan of action according to nursing home policies and procedures.
  • Recognize emergency situations and function effectively, maintain safety in patient's environment, utilize and reinforce standard precautions.
  • Dispensed Medications for various conditions to inmates Evaluated the ill Adhered to emergency situations Charting, Documentation, Computer Skills
  • Identify resident problems and emergency situations and respond appropriately within the quality of life policies for the facility.
  • Identified the need for instituting emergency measures when needed and assisted others to effectively function in emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations and assessed resident quickly and accurately to identify the possible problem and its intervention.
  • Responded to all acute/emergency situations in a calm, controlled manner and followed established protocols to ensure safety.
  • Provided appropriate response to emergency situations with patients and providing other critical assistance to patients as needed.
  • Experienced in assessing and evaluating both emergency and non-emergency situations providing sound judgment while managing multiple priorities.
  • Provided assessment, medications, and treatments for patients on emergency situations under the Register Nurse supervision
  • Responded to emergency situations based upon nursing standards while maintaining an understanding of current regulatory requirements.
  • React appropriately in emergency situations and initiate basic life support measures during cardiac and respiratory arrest.
  • Promoted a positive work atmosphere by responding quickly and efficiently to critical and emergency situations.

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13. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Administered EKG's and initiated intravenous and oxygen therapy.
  • Perform EKG's, medications, immunizations, injections, initiates IV, monitor fluids/intake output and regulates and discontinue usage.
  • Performed EKG's, charted on all patients in my care related to care received, injections, etc.
  • Perform glucose testing / monitoring, wound treatments / dressings, EKG testing / monitoring, and pain evaluation.
  • Performed 12 Lead EKG, vital signs, assisted with activities of daily living, and hospice care.
  • Administered vaccines and injections, EKG's, providing daily wound care and dressing changes per physician orders.
  • Administer injections and vaccines; obtain specimens, weights, vital signs and EKG's of patients.
  • Offer a wide scope of patient care including EKG, catheters, central lines and IV therapies.
  • Perform EKG, computer charting, access EMAR, make appointments, and communicate with physicians.
  • Assemble and use equipment such as bladder scanners, EKG machines, G-tubes and oxygen suppliers.
  • Performed EKG's, IV insertions, blood draws, Foley catheter insertion and cardiac monitoring.
  • Administer net treatments, wound care, PFT's and EKG's, sterilization of equipment.
  • Obtain EKG, vitals, assist with stress echo treadmill test, occasional bubble study test.
  • Assisted with minor surgeries, EKG s, and completed blood test in the pediatric department.
  • Provided nursing assistance to patients, including EKG'S, vaccination, drawing blood, etc.
  • Provided IV therapy, CPR and EKG's, Charge nurse completing Admissions and Discharges.
  • Call patients to remind of yearly flu shots, assessments, blood draws and EKG.
  • Assess and provide individual patient care to include EKG, bladder scan and dermatology photographs.
  • Perform procedures including, EKG testing, lab draws, audiology screening and ear lavage.
  • Administered Neb treatments, wound care, PFT's and EKG and suture removal.

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14. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provided direct patient care including medication administration, physical assessment, and assistance with ADL's within long term care environment.
  • Meet with family, doctors, staff and other individual's involved in these individuals ADL's; Plus numerous other responsibilities
  • Administer medications, assist with ADL's, wound care, appointment setting, as well as administer daily injections.
  • Oversee all charting related issues, such as the monitoring of vital signs, ADL's and weight changes.
  • Supervised the Certified Nursing Assistants as they provided basic care such as taking vitals and assisting with ADL's.
  • Total patient care including assessments, administering approved medication, monitoring, safety precautions, ADL's, treatments.
  • Assist in ADL such as feeding, shower, shaving, oral care and administering scheduled and PRN Medication.
  • Assisted patients with ADL; such as feeding, bathing and toileting, monitored and recorded input and output.
  • Travel to clients homes to provide skilled care, ADL's, administer medication, treatments as ordered.
  • Care includes but not limited to med administration, dressing changes, MD orders, resident ADL care.
  • Prioritized, balanced time and maintained quality to meet established time frames, deadlines and business needs.
  • Administered injections, took vital signs, contacted physicians, ordered medicines, assisted with ADL's.
  • Mother and infant assessments, patient education, EPIC computer system, and assisted with ADL's.
  • Transfer adolescent from bed to chair, administered medications, hygiene and ADL, with light housekeeping.
  • Assist patient's with ADL's, monitor and administer medications, and monitor vital signs.
  • Performed one on one interaction as needed, assisted with ADL's, and administered medications.
  • Care plans, obtaining specimens, telephone orders, discharges, providing assistance with basic ADLS.
  • Assist clients with dressing, bathing, eating, all form of ADL's including ambulating.
  • Assist patients with ADL, experience with hover lifts and transporting patients with ambulatory needs.
  • Assist patients with ADL s such as bathing, hygiene, eating, and ambulation.

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15. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Advanced responsibilities for the supervision and delegation of all assigned health care professionals in the assisted living, independent living facility.
  • Prepared patients for examination and assisted health care practitioner during examination of admission.
  • Assisted and chaperoned health care provider with physical examinations and minor diagnostic/treatment procedures.
  • Delegated patient care responsibilities appropriately to unlicensed members of the health care team.
  • Collaborate effectively with the interdisciplinary treatment team of medical and health care professionals.
  • Implemented individualized treatment programs as directed by the Health Care Practitioner.
  • Provided home health care for a developmentally disabled individual.
  • Supported student success by providing health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the school setting.
  • Oversee all aspects of operating a unit within a health care facility, from supervising nursing staff to monitoring patient care.
  • Provide assistance to the RN and coordinate health care with the consumer's primary care provider to ensure continuity of care.
  • Order and administer medications as well as supervise, assist and train CNA's in relation to patient's health care.
  • Carried out Provider orders, treatments, and patient care worked in conjunction with medical team to promote optimal health care.
  • Assessed the identified child's function and physical health status in collaboration with the child's parent and health care provider.
  • Worked as part of a health care team performing patient assessment, planned and organized palliative care, and implemented interventions.
  • Provide education to patient and patient's family on how to provide self-care when no health care professional is available.
  • Assessed, planned, implemented, and evaluated patient care and treatment while assisting the health care providers and psychiatrist.
  • Provided consultation to other health care providers in areas such as patient discharge, patient care, or clinical procedures.
  • Delegate selected nursing activities to other health care workers, but retains accountability and responsibility for the overall nursing care.
  • Case Manage Health issues or illness, which includes verbal and written contact with physicians and other health care agencies.
  • Assessed urgent care patients and worked together as team with other health care professionals treating patients with Urgent Medical needs.

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16. Medication Pass

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Here's how Medication Pass is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Transcribe physicians orders, medication administration, ensuring medication passers are following company guidelines.
  • Monitor medication passes and treatment schedules to verify that medication are being administered.
  • Completed medication pass to all patients as needed completely and accurately.
  • Completed medication passes to estimated 27 residents Complete appropriate documentation.
  • Record observation, complete medication passes in computerized documentation system.
  • Monitor patient/resident progress; Medication pass; Transcribing orders; documentation
  • Care included Medication passing as scheduled and prescribed per physicians.
  • Performed timely medication pass and charted/transcribed new physician orders.
  • Monitored nurses aide performances and nurses medication pass competency.
  • Supervised medication passes and administered treatments to patients.
  • Administer and document medication pass.
  • Completed medication pass, g-tube feeding and care, glucose testing and took patient vitals as well as documented care given.
  • Do medication passes, charting, writing care plans to follow, chart in computer as well as int he charts.
  • Exhibit care and compassion at all times- direct patient care, Medication pass, vitals, patient assessments, wound care.
  • Provided patient care for 15-20 geriatric residents, including medication passes, insulin injections, wound care, and tube feedings.
  • Managed medication pass; assisted residents and family members; supervised nursing aides; completed charting, maintained patient safety.
  • Conduct medication pass to all assigned inmates in an accurate, timely manner by going to the various housing units.
  • Perform treatments, medication passes, document, assess and monitor adult residents with disabilities in a Residential Program setting.
  • Performed deep wound care, peg tube feedings, tracheal suctioning, and medication passes and injections with the RN.
  • Experience in patient care, EKG machine, Initiated hanging IV bags, medication pass, patient admitting in ER.

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17. G-Tube

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Here's how G-Tube is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Care included but was not limited to administering medications/immunizations, providing tracheotomy, catheter and g-tube cares, and performing treatments.
  • Prepared and administered prescribed medication via orally, IV, G-Tube, subcutaneous and intramuscular injection.
  • Provided appropriate Foley catheter, G-tube, tracheotomy and colostomy care according to established procedures.
  • Experience in utilizing mickey g-tube for feeding purposes and administering medications.
  • Administered medication nasally, intravenously, through G-tubes and subcutaneously.
  • Administer g-tube, respiratory and topical medications as ordered.
  • Administer medications via G-tube as prescribed and/or necessary.
  • Administer medications injections, medication by g-tube.
  • Administered medications including oral and g-tube.
  • Distributed medications and flushed G-tubes.
  • Dispensed medications, monitored patient vital signs, insertion of catheter for IV, oxygen therapy, suction, G-tube feeding.
  • Record patient's vital signs, administer medications and feedings through g-tubes and monitor progress throughout treatment as ordered by Physician.
  • Administer medication per physician's orders: PO, SQ, IM, and G-tube and Safe and accurate Insulin administration.
  • Operate suctioning device, G Tube care and feeding; insert catheter, G-tube trachea & trachea charting and draw blood.
  • Maintain record of medical intake and patient's health; administer medications orally and via G-tube; wound care; tracheotomy care
  • Provided intravenous therapy, tracheotomy care, wound care, G-tube replacement, blood glucose monitoring, and patient teaching.
  • Work with a two year old male who has a developmental delay has a G-Tube with a continuous feed.
  • Take /write orders from the doctors, make appointments, administer medications, via g-tubes, IV, PO.
  • Administered medications by means of orally, per peg, g-tube, rectally, intravenous, and injections.
  • Administered medications and treatments per oral, tracheotomy, g-tube, and topical as ordered by Dr.

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18. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Perform patient histories and physical examinations under physician supervision; evaluate results and monitor treatment plans; maintain medical records.
  • Maintained accurate patient medical record by recording medical history, vitals and test results via electronic medical records.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records; administering scheduled medications.
  • Consolidated diverse medical records, purged outdated files and updated daily logs to track information movements.
  • Maintain accurate and complete medical records of clinical services provided to students, including medication administration.
  • Maintain patient's electronic medical records, laboratory data, pharmacy and confidential information.
  • Maintained medical records, administered medication, and educated families of patients as needed.
  • Audited medical records for compliance with Medicare/JCAHO regulations and Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Review medical records for completeness of necessary clinical, nursing and medical information.
  • Educated providers and office staff about medical records and clinical standard guidelines.
  • Complete all medical records documentation required by accepted standards of nursing practice.
  • Evaluated veteran's medical records and assisted with disability and compensation claims.
  • Ensured proper handling of medical records and documentation adhering to HIPAA regulations.
  • Administer immunizations per vaccine schedule and chart using EPIC electronic medical records.
  • Provided telephone triage care and called in prescriptions using electronic medical records.
  • Performed procedures, administered medications and daily documentation in medical records.
  • Maintain accurate student medical records and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Recorded patient's vital signs and documented in computerized medical records.
  • Review and accurately transcribe physician orders for documentation into medical records.
  • Helped office transition from paper medical records to electronic medical records.

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19. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Adhered to company protocol for admissions of new/existing hospice patients and also discharging of deceased patients.
  • Utilized nursing experience in Medical-Surgical, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Rehabilitation, Hospice and Intensive care unit.
  • Supervised a wide variety of medical/surgical patient care from pediatric to hospice.
  • Preform admissions after ascertaining clients met Medicare guidelines for hospice criteria.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to pediatric and hospice patients.
  • Requested additional hospice waivers and total care exceptions from licensing.
  • Team Leader in geriatric setting including hospice and rehabilitation patients.
  • Experience includes one year of hospice care/acute care rehabilitation.
  • Arranged and managed admission process into Capital Hospice.
  • Provided personalized service to residents on hospice.
  • Coordinate / facilitate Hospice referrals and admissions.
  • Reported patient status to the hospice team that consisted of an RN, chaplain, doctor, and a social worker.
  • Nurse staffing at multiple facilities in the Dayton area including Hospice care, long-term care facilities and MRDD facilities nursing care.
  • Administer medications and assist hospice patients in their homes or nursing facilities to be comfortable in the face of imminent death.
  • Worked closely with clients, client family, staff, and hospice at this 200 skilled beds & retirement community.
  • Coordinate physician responses and orders to hospital/home health/hospice nurses serving patients in acute, home, and long-term care environments.
  • Work closely with family members, health care staff and Hospice to ensure the best possible care is being given.
  • Provided palliative care in house and collaborated care with Hospice Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
  • Communicate with family members, physicians, and home health or hospice agencies regarding the care of each resident.
  • Assigned to long-term care/assisted living facilities and hospice cases (continuous care and inpatient units) as requested by client

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20. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Drug screens, phlebotomy wound care education of safety practices communications with treatment facilities as indicated/.
  • Utilize technical training in phlebotomy and medical skills to perform assessments of inmates with minimal supervision.
  • Perform suture/staple removal, phlebotomy, injections, irrigation of ears, and cleaning/sterilization of instruments.
  • Assist with in-office medical treatments and procedures; collection of biological specimens and phlebotomy.
  • Ensured phlebotomy orders were performed according to protocols and alerted physician to abnormal values.
  • Provided dressing changes, pulmonary treatments, immunizations, laboratory tests and phlebotomy.
  • Obtain blood specimens for laboratory using phlebotomy according to physician's orders.
  • Collected lab specimens using excellent phlebotomy skills and properly using centrifuge.
  • Monitored vital signs *Phlebotomy procedures *Tracked inventory and ordered supplies as needed
  • Perform telephone triage, procedure assistance, medications administration and phlebotomy.
  • Performed lab tests, phlebotomy, vaccinations and medication administration.
  • Perform Phlebotomy; Collect and order specimens for laboratory evaluation.
  • Administer medications/treatments; perform phlebotomy and other in-office lab tests.
  • Performed phlebotomy on donors and collected blood containers for donation.
  • Provided phlebotomy services in response to requisitions from provider.
  • Performed clinical nursing duties, phlebotomy with in-house laboratory.
  • Administer injections, perform phlebotomy and specimen processing.
  • Accomplished duties within the laboratory which included phlebotomy.
  • Collect laboratory specimens such as Phlebotomy and Urine.
  • Blood drawing, assist with therapeutic phlebotomy treatments

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21. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Monitored medication and immunization refrigerator temperatures.
  • Review immunization records in order to determine required immunizations, correct dosages, and routes of administration.
  • Document the assessments, plan, interventions and evaluate patient progress following clinical procedures and/or medication regimen.
  • Provided complete documentation records of all health treatment, including but not limited to admission/discharge assessments.
  • Excelled at high level of organizational and time-management skills required for this fast-paced environment.
  • Participated in planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patients.
  • Perform routine laboratory test, administer immunizations and assist doctors with patient care.
  • Administer Medications to include injections and immunizations and complete all required documentation.
  • Follow established standards of nursing practices and implement facility policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated a creative and safe environment with diversified and stimulating activities.
  • Balanced professional duties while simultaneously enrolled in a full-time accelerated R.N.
  • Prepare and administer immunization and medication in compliance with guidelines.
  • Provided physical care and carried out therapeutic and medical regimens.
  • Initiated hospital-wide study to identify areas for process improvement.
  • Administer medication to individuals on a timely scheduled manner.
  • Distribute prescribed medications in an accurate & timely manner.
  • Monitored intake and output, effectiveness of treatments implemented.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Skilled nursing services primarily with rehabilitation/physical therapy patients.
  • Collaborated with specialists for optimization of patient care.

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22. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Coordinated staff assignments daily, managed care of dementia residents, and administered medications.
  • Staff Nurse-provided comprehensive nursing care to Long Term Care residents in an Alzheimer's/Dementia facility.
  • Performed effective therapeutic communication with Dementia, Alzheimer's and mentally challenging patients.
  • Provided nursing care for patients living with dementia and other related psychological disorders.
  • United StatesI was responsible for overseeing 21 residents with behavior/dementia diagnosis.
  • Experience working with patients diagnosed with Dementia that demonstrate aggressive behaviors.
  • Skilled resident care in a Dementia Focused facility including Hospice/Comfort Care.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to residents in dementia unit.
  • Recognized for exceptional level of care to Alzheimer's/Dementia patients.
  • Assisted franchise to attain Dementia Care certification.
  • Serve as charge nurse caring for geriatric residents with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, psychiatric illness and other physical ailments.
  • Experienced in long-term memory loss; caring to patients with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other types of memory problems.
  • Provide basic, and sometimes complex psychological intervention with dementia patients and offer aid and comfort to the family members involved.
  • Manage nursing care from, fractures, joint replacements, spinal fusions, falls, surgical rehab, dementia patients.
  • Manage dementia unit, nursing schedule, after hours on-call, training of new nurses, and oversee CNA's.
  • Assisted with feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and maintaining the highest quality of life for Alzheimer's/dementia residents.
  • Alternated between the sub-acute rehab unit and the dementia unit providing quality, long-term care for adult to geriatric patients.
  • Skilled Nursing care; assisting residents and families in the transition of different phases of dementia and its disease process
  • Started as an LPN Charge Nurse in the dementia unit where I worked for a year and a half.
  • Use nursing skills to monitor the dementia patient for changes in health that they may be unable to communicate.

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23. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provide assistance with which include medication management, dietary management, personal hygiene and other skills necessary for independent living.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Follow individualized behavior support plans designed to teach special needs individuals the skills needed for independent living.
  • Provide retirement community nursing care in assisted living, skilled nursing and independent living areas.
  • Interacted with residents and family members to promote independent living within a skilled facility.
  • Provided education to patients regarding medications, self-care and transitioning safely to independent living.
  • Provided services to aging independent living clients in compliance with Medicare/Medicaid regulations.
  • Dispense medications to Independent Living residents as needed, electronic medical records.
  • Started a successful afternoon and evening clinic for our independent living residents.
  • Perform treatments for Independent Living Residents as ordered by the physician/nurse practitioners.
  • Administered and managed all medications for assisted living and independent living residents.
  • Staff LPN- Residential Center for Developmental Disabled Adults transitioning to independent living.
  • Monitor inventory of medications for two independent living group homes.
  • Provided medical care/treatment to home-health based and independent living patients.
  • Provided monthly blood pressure screenings to independent living residents.
  • Provided transportation to doctors appointments for independent living residents.
  • Perform weekly patient assessments with independent living elderly patients.
  • Provided care in an independent living facility.
  • Performed emergency care for independent living residents.
  • Assist in rehabilitating clients to reach an optimal level of self-care and functioning to prepare for return to independent living situations.

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24. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Educate patients/family members concerning diagnosis, treatment and medication regimen, and provide companionship, emotional support and personal care services.
  • Administered medications to personal care residents, completed admission assessments and obtained vital signs, scheduled appointments and completed lab slips.
  • Provided medical and personal care to patients with chronic illness ; administered medication and monitored vital signs
  • Provided prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to convalescent patients in a variety of nursing facilities
  • Provided personal care as well as managed and administered medications as ordered by physician.
  • Provision of personal care to ensure optimal nutrition/hydration, hygiene and elimination status.
  • Provided patient/family teaching on medications, personal care and independent living skills.
  • Performed all personal care along with medication administration via feeding tube.
  • Provided prescribed medications and personal care services to patients as required.
  • Coordinated personal care with physicians and other collaborating team members.
  • Monitored and reported personal care services provided by unlicensed personnel.
  • Administered medications, performed assessments, focused with personal care.
  • Developed and implemented training program for Personal Care Assistants.
  • Supervised personal care assistants and established routine care requirements.
  • Provided medical treatment and personal care services
  • Perform basic personal care, assesses the resident's condition on an ongoing basis and keeps medical records up to date.
  • Provide medical treatment or personal care to patients in private home settings, and instructing family members in simple nursing tasks.
  • Provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled and substance abuse patients.
  • Accompany consumer on medical appointments, administer medication, Mic-key button care, administer oxygen, vital signs and personal care.
  • Administered personal care, aided with daily living activities and educated patients/families on health care needs, conditions, and options.

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25. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards to include: creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines and following infection control procedures.
  • Ensured the safety of individuals by responding to emergency situations and following safety and infection control procedures of the facility.
  • Selected to serve as Infection Control Coordinator, maintaining tuberculosis and hepatitis standards and conducted screening and preventive activities.
  • Administer treatments as prescribed within standard nursing practice guidelines and in full compliance with established infection control protocols.
  • Job duties: Following patients plan of care Administration of prescribed medications Infection Control Administering prescribed g-tube feedings
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of infection control/universal precaution principles to prevent exposure to and transmission of disease.
  • Collaborated with other health caregivers and educated them about health and safety compliance and infection control.
  • Administer medications and treatments as ordered, while maintaining patient confidentiality and infection control.
  • Ensured HIPPA compliance and followed infection control procedures and contributed substantially to JCAHO accreditation.
  • Maintained appropriate documentation for Quality Improvement monitors, Infection Control reports, etc.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance, infection control procedures and patient/family education.
  • Participate in broader objectives, including infection control and continuous quality improvement.
  • Monitored Infection Control and Critical incidents, RiskManagement and Quality Improvement plans.
  • Utilized proper infection control techniques for decontamination of scopes and instruments.
  • Educated staff in infection control procedures and recommended areas of improvement.
  • Practice safety, environment and infection controlled and quality assurance methods.
  • Participate in infection control by monitoring, implementing and recording results.
  • Followed infection control procedures and did quarterly infection control report.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels Followed infection control procedures.
  • Educate patients and documents patient interactions Practices infection control.

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26. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Managed care of adult patients following orthopedic surgery recover and other diagnosis ranging from Diabetes to Alzheimer.
  • Provided long-term nursing services to geriatric population, including valuable experience with Alzheimer and Dementia patients.
  • Cared for long term patients and skilled/rehabilitation nursing patients as well as Alzheimer's/dementia/hospice patients.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision to patients with Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Provided care to Alzheimer geriatric residents, administered medications and treatments
  • Charge for Alzheimer's dementia and rehabilitation
  • Performed functions for Alzheimer s/Dementia population.
  • Charge nurse for 25+ residents with Dementia, Alzheimer's, and on hospice, physically handicapped and mentally impaired residents.
  • Provided care to patients with Alzheimer's, dementia, dialysis, IV therapy, infectious diseases, and wound care.
  • Managed a residential care facility for those afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia related illness(es).
  • Coordinated care for 52 Alzheimer's residents Collaborate with hospice nurses, primary care physicians, and families Supervise care givers
  • Assist in care of patients with various health needs in the long term care, rehab and Alzheimer's units.
  • Developed care plans, in an assisted living setting, for patients with cognitive impairments associated with Alzheimer's.
  • Experienced with geriatric, dementia, and Alzheimer's care, providing emotional support to patients and family members.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's CHF COPD.
  • Assigned to a float position for 2 units of Long term care and 1 unit of Alzheimer's care.
  • Provide individual care of patients with various medical diagnosis on the Medicare, Long-term care and Alzheimer's unit.
  • Administered patient teaching education to patients in the areas of medications, diabetics, Alzheimer/Dementia and wound care management.
  • Charge nurse of medical unit, Alzheimer's unit, Advanced Alzheimer's unit, and residential unit.
  • Provide basic care and treatments for long term care, dementia/Alzheimer, as well as acute care patients.

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27. Tube Feedings

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Here's how Tube Feedings is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Monitor and administer prescribed G-tube feedings, respiratory treatments, oxygen and medications.
  • Administered medications, G-tube feedings and monitored effects.
  • Performed patient assessment and gastrointestinal tube feedings.
  • Blood sugar/insulin care, injections, wound care, bedsore care, tube feedings, dressing care, catheter care etc.
  • Administered medications to 20 clients as well as doing treatments such as wound care, breathing treatments and gastric tube feedings.
  • Case Management, Supervised CNA's visits, Medicare and Medicaid charting, Tube Feedings, Bowel Program and IV administration.
  • Manage caseload of twenty clients, providing education, treatments, tube feedings, wound care, and medication administration.
  • Administer medications, performed variety of procedures and treatments, such as Tube feedings, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Tube feedings, medication administration, ADL's, arranging doctor visits and communicating changes and concerns with patient physicians.
  • Job Description: Medication administration, wound care, vital signs, documentation, G-Tube feedings, CNA assignments.
  • Direct care of adults with developmental and behavioral disabilities: G-tube feedings, wound care, hygiene, etc.
  • Inserted Foley catheters and provided dressing changes, respiratory treatment, tracheotomy and colostomy care, and tube feedings.
  • Performed multiple nursing duties such as medication administration, tube feedings, U/A and finder sticks for diabetic patients.
  • Skilled treatments such as Catheter Insertions, IV Therapy, Tube feedings, Oxygen administration, and Suctioning.
  • Administer Medications Treatments., tube feedings, monitor Intravenous placement /fluids, Check Blood Sugar and administer insulin.
  • Administered medications, tube feedings, catheter care, catheter changes and wound care as ordered by physician.
  • Provided ADL care, medication administration, G-tube feedings/maintenance daily for medically fragile students ranging from ages 14-17.
  • Provide medication administration, tube feedings, treatment to wounds, and blood sugar checks with insulin administration.
  • Handled wound care, insulin and Vitamin B12 injections, psychiatric medical injections and GT tube feedings.
  • Performed routine G-tube feedings and medication; oral medication; temperature and other vital signs needing monitoring.

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28. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Perform documentation of resident care services appropriately by thoroughly and accurately charting in electronic medical record system and all required forms.
  • Supervised care providers in their efforts to provide resident care and ensures employee adherence to state/facility/company policies.
  • Provide quality resident care as specified on individualized patient care plan according to established policies and procedures.
  • Manage the environment to maintain resident safely and supervise the resident care activity performance by nursing assistants.
  • Provided quality-nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures per facility protocol and State regulations.
  • Provided quality resident care to geriatric and disabled individuals as specified on individual plan of care.
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance to facility mandated resident care, safety policies and procedures.
  • Direct and supervise non-licensed staff in resident care, including disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Delegate care-related assistance to Resident Care Assistants, providing direction and supervision of tasks.
  • Delegate tasks and monitor service delivery for Resident Services and Resident Caregiver staff.
  • Coordinate resident care by maintaining and implementing rehabilitative, restorative and support programs.
  • Assist resident care coordinator in creating individualized service plans based on resident needs.
  • Maintained direct communication with facility medical doctors concerning resident care and treatments.
  • Administered medications/treatments, completed new admission paperwork, assisted with resident care.
  • Provided 24 on-call services for staff seeking medical advice regarding resident care/status.
  • Referred relevant resident care issues to attention of interdisciplinary care team members.
  • Provided input to Interdisciplinary Team Members on total resident care process.
  • Participated in consultations with physicians and family member regarding resident care.
  • Delegate responsibilities for direct resident care to staff assigned for supervision.
  • Deliver and supervise resident care, based on interdisciplinary plan.

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29. Adverse Reactions

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Here's how Adverse Reactions is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Administered medications by mouth and intravenously and observed patients and reported any adverse reactions to medications and treatments to medical personnel.
  • Provide Oversight/Management of Medication administration for patients/Caregiver with instruction of purpose of medications, Adverse Reactions, and Side effects.
  • Monitored patients for potential adverse reactions to medications, vaccines and procedures and notified provider immediately of potential problems.
  • Worked with physicians to ensure treatments and medications were administered properly and monitored for possible adverse reactions.
  • Performed medication administration and instructed parents/guardians regarding normal versus adverse reactions to immunizations and treatment.
  • Monitored patients and reported adverse reactions to medications or treatments immediately to the responsible doctor.
  • Keep nursing supervisors informed by observing patients and reporting adverse reactions to medication or treatment.
  • Administered specific medications, observed patients and reported adverse reactions to medications to RN supervisor.
  • Administer allergy injections accurately and precisely while being aware of adverse reactions if noted.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented effectiveness and or adverse reactions.
  • Administered medications and treatments per Physicians order and monitor for adverse reactions.
  • Monitored patients for adverse reactions to medications and reported findings to physicians.
  • Administer medications and observe residents for adverse reactions to medications and treatments.
  • Monitored and observed for adverse reactions to medications and/or treatments after administration.
  • Educate residents about medications and monitor for adverse reactions to medications.
  • Observed/Monitored patients and reported any adverse reactions to medications and/or procedures.
  • Instruct parents/guardians regarding normal verses adverse reactions to immunizations and treatment.
  • Administered medication and prescribed therapies and recorded adverse reactions and outcomes.
  • Administered medications safely, monitor patients for side effects/ adverse reactions.
  • Instructed parents/caregivers on normal versus adverse reactions to medications and treatment.

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30. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Participated as a member of an interdisciplinary team in providing comprehensive mental health services.
  • Assumed responsibility of designated clients serious mental illnesses needing mental health services.
  • Schedule community appointments for patients in need of mental health services, dental care, methadone treatment, and other services.
  • Encouraged each patient to utilize our mental health services to their best advantage in a positive and productive manner.
  • Provide Detox/Rehab and Mental Health services to substance abuse and mental health/psych patients ages 18 and up.
  • Collaborate and assist with treatments and various other orders from multiple physicians and mental health services.
  • Assisted with health examinations, treatments, special tests, mental health services and routine procedures.
  • Worked side by side with a Psychiatrist to offer outpatient mental health services to female inmates.
  • 173-bed Skilled Nursing Facility with a Special Treatment Program designation to provide mental health services.
  • Assisted with evaluating the quality and effectiveness of the mental health services.
  • Assisted in planning, providing and evaluating comprehensive mental health services.

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31. EMR

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Here's how EMR is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of pertinent patient observation and intervention as appropriate in EMR.
  • Utilize EMR System Administer medications Client Assessments & Documentation Write nursing policies and procedures
  • Maintained and recorded vital statistics, nursing assessment and electronically documented in EMR.
  • Utilized EMR to input patient information and documentation.
  • Started IVs Accurately and completely documented in EMR
  • Administered medication according to EMR.
  • Assisted with growth of new business including creating documents, configuring EMR, and structuring policy, procedure, and protocols.
  • Assisted provider in examinations by collecting patient data : vital signs, histories, testing results, recording same in EMR.
  • Prepared patients for exams by reviewing history, collecting current information, vital signs and documenting in EMR according to guidelines.
  • Performed nursing functions as prescribed by admitting physician, processing new admissions on EMR, as well as medication administration.
  • Administer medication accurately, observing patient response, as evidenced by documentation in the EMR and lack of negative outcomes.
  • Have been utilized as a charge nurse, preceptor, and also teach many new hires the EMR charting system.
  • Documented Electronic Medical Record admission and discharges, as well as all charting and medication administration recorded via EMR.
  • Record all pertinent patient information (manual data entry or scanning) in EMR and check daily task list.
  • Scheduled appointments, patient triage, patient education, completed referrals to specialists, and scanned reports/results into EMR.
  • Checked records, patient's well-being, and documented allergy shot response appropriately in chart and computer using EMR.
  • Monitor blood sugar levels and administer insulin, notify MD of changes and document new orders in EMR.
  • Schedule appointments and follow ups, documenting in residents EMR, and maintaining contact with primary care physician.
  • Obtain vital signs, blood draws, glucose testing, update information in EMR, and injections.
  • Mark as closed, discontinued or denied by cross referencing patients EMR/Notes with requested outside the V.A.

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32. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Trained in non-violent physical crisis intervention and CPR prior to accepting independent assignment or released from orientation.
  • Participate in emergency procedures, restraining procedures, CPR and other adverse behaviors interventions.
  • Administered CPR when necessary and provided intervention in clinical emergencies.
  • Performed CPR/management of obstructed airway according to established guidelines.
  • Assume responsibility of maintaining current certification in CPR.
  • Received CPR instructor certification at this employment.
  • Performed CPR to donors encountering donor complications.
  • Perform CPR/emergency care when necessary.
  • Provided care to patients providing all ADL care, IV therapy, CPR certified, OB care with mother and baby.
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/ or pulmonary arrest and respond to emergencies related to dialysis treatment.
  • Initiated and assisted in basic life support procedures in emergency situations including CPR, IV insertion, EKG and administer O2.
  • Conduct safety training to new hires and First Aid, CPR, and AED certify all new and exist employees.
  • Initiate emergency procedures, using Ambu-Bag on ventilator dependent pt (including basic CPR) and provide emergency treatments.
  • Responded to patient emergencies and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid in accordance with emergency protocols.
  • Compile data; manage consult tracking, development and implementation of computerized patient record system (CPRS) templates.
  • Assist with emergencies such as seizures, low blood sugars, accidents, cutting and CPR on suicide victims.
  • Experience in Emergency Department with CPR, assessment, and treatment of such patients under doctor and RN supervision.
  • Experienced on DHCP/CPRS/BCMA/Bio Point PI/RO1Vista/VAPA web/WBRC intranet and other related software/hardware tools used in day to day operation.
  • Conducted training of military medical specialists which included CPR, triage, first aid, and IV initiation.
  • Organized staff and teachers' CPR classes, provided director with monthly reports and participated in management meetings.

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33. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Assisted physician in minor outpatient gynecological surgery procedures, and drawing blood specimens and obtaining urine specimens.
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens, including drawing blood.
  • Assisted physicians in medical procedures such as administering medication, injections and routine treatments, drawing blood and collecting lab work.
  • Perform heel sticks to infant for purposes of drawing blood, addressing blood sugar levels, and other routine newborn screenings.
  • Performed emergency first aid for a patient that had a seizure while I was drawing blood from him until ambulance arrived.
  • Care for patients starting with drawing bloods, starting IVs, giving medications as order per doctors, and discharge patients.
  • Med pass, med surge nursing and charting, drawing blood, treatments, collecting lab, assignments for CNAS.
  • Provide nursing care inmates (wound care, dispense medication, drawing blood and starting intravenous (IV)).
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Duties Included Charge Nurse and administered Medications and Wound Treatments, Drawing Blood for Lab.
  • Provide Wellness checks which consist of drawing blood, blood pressures, height, weight, body fat measurements.
  • Assisted patients with physical therapy, tube feeding, drawing blood, medications, IV therapy, etc.
  • Worked in-patient Diabetic Research collecting data, drawing blood, study medication administration, or study related treatments.
  • Performed routine medical procedures, such as drawing blood, taking vitals, starting IVs, administering medication.
  • Maintain records, filling prescriptions in the clinic's pharmacy, help with supervisor duties, drawing blood.
  • Worked in the lab drawing blood per doctors orders, performing EKG's and entering results into computer.
  • Work part-time performing various duties as administering injections, drawing blood and preparing paperwork for patients' surgeries.
  • Performed lab tests to include ECG's, drawing blood, giving injections, PPD applications.
  • Float Nurse Drawing blood and all other nursing duties allowed by Montana State Board of nursing
  • Worked at local Air National Guard clinic giving immunizations and drawing blood for lab tests.
  • Started IVs daily for oncology center as well as drawing blood for entire office.

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34. LVN

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Here's how LVN is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Reported to my RN or LVN that was in charge if something was wrong with any of my routinely 8 patients.
  • Provided care for patients with in the scope of practice as a LVN, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provide quality nursing care within the scope of practice under my LVN license and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Worked as on LVN on the Gero-Psych and OB/Postpartum floors, providing complete patient care within the scope of my practice
  • Performed duties of contract LVN in various Mental Health & Correctional facilities, including Acute Psychiatric Units & Emergency Rooms.
  • Monitored resident's condition and report changes in attitude, appearance, behavior and/or physical ability to the on-duty LVN.
  • Reason for Leaving Explanation Responsibilities and Accomplishments Direct supervisor of RN's, LVN's and Home Health Aides.
  • Develop incident reports, and perform narcotic counts and all related functions as an LVN within scope of practice.
  • Served as a private duty LVN for registry at various hospitals such as Hollywood Community and private homes.
  • Dedicated LVN with over 7 years of experience within medical-surgical settings with a solid foundation in hospital setting.
  • Charge Nurse LVN - Tasked with providing high quality safe patient care within the medical/surgical & psychiatric population.
  • Rotated weekly LVN Lead position in clinic and assigned nurses to their daily clinic providers and duties.
  • Provide acute care as an LVN on a 30 bed Chest Pain/Oncology floor using the nursing process.
  • Worked as LVN, given bedside nursing care, medications, to the physically disabled geriatric patients.
  • Partnered with team of RN's and LVN's to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
  • Nurse LPN /LVN, medication and meal support, and educator for eating disorder clients at facility
  • Job Duties: Perform patient care and nursing duties within the scope of a LVN License.
  • Charge nurse on unit, consistent supervision and delegating of tasks to LVN and Nursing Assistants.
  • Served as staff LVN and preceptor for all aspects of bedside care on the medical/surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Supervised and trained nurse assistants and newly hired LVN's in various areas of mental health.

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35. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Worked with testing team to derive test cases for efficient data validation.
  • Developed test strategy, test plans and test cases.
  • Implemented user acceptance testing with a focus on documenting defects and executing test cases.
  • Involved in writing and implementation of the Test Plan, various Test Cases and Test Scripts.
  • Automated Unit test cases in Cruise control.
  • Involved in creation of test cases and execution.

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36. Diabetes

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Here's how Diabetes is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provided care on a 42-bed medical telemetry unit with varied diagnosis including Diabetes, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Cardiac abnormalities.
  • Provided individual and family education in diabetes management by setting goals and action plans; provided insulin/blood glucose testing education.
  • Administer medications, provide wound care/dressing changes, tube feedings, and diabetes management/insulin injections for assisted living residents.
  • Provided diabetes education for disease management program developed for outpatients to impact positive outcomes for this patient population.
  • Facilitate learning of Cardiovascular system Diabetes Wound Burns Endocrine, Lymph and Hematology System as well as fundamentals
  • Participated in program development, case management, immunizations, family planning, hypertension & diabetes awareness.
  • Render care for wounds, diabetes management, medication administration and present extensive education.
  • Provided medication administration, surgical dressing changes, diabetes monitoring and breathing treatments.
  • Educated pregnant patients on gestational diabetes, pregnancy induced hypertension and balanced diet.
  • Monitor patients with diabetes for Hypoglycemia/ Hyperglycemia and administer insulin per doctor orders.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
  • School nurse administering medications, case management, diabetes management, Heart saver coordinator
  • Monitor residents with history of diabetes, anticoagulants, antibiotic therapy.
  • Completed teaching/education for diabetes, hypertension, depression etc.
  • Assisted with occupational therapy interventions and diabetes education.
  • Administer medications and injections including diabetes education.
  • Treated multiple diagnoses including Diabetes and hypertension.
  • Facilitate hypertension and diabetes education classes.
  • Assisted resident with Diabetes management.
  • Provided care for patients with dementia, Alzheimer's, depression, anxiety disorder, diabetes, CHF and respiratory failure.

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37. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Monitor resident responses to treatment plans and identify adverse medication interactions, alerting the resident care coordinator of any issues.
  • Documented treatment plans and procedures in accordance with regulations for nursing facility for long term care and rehabilitation patients.
  • Performed admissions and facilitation of team-based treatment plans for a dual-diagnosis clientele under the supervision of the Medical Director.
  • Collaborated with family members, caregivers and other medical practitioners to promote successful administration of patient-centered treatment plans.
  • Monitor patient and provide appropriate documentation and implementation of treatment plans/procedures in accordance with patient status and regulations.
  • Coordinated with doctor regarding implementation of medication and treatment plans for patients and ensured proper documentation was done.
  • Examine medical charts for patient confidentiality, organization of information, patient history and implemented treatment plans.
  • Performed admission, medication dispensation, crisis intervention, immunizations and facilitation of team-based treatment plans.
  • Participated in weekly inner-disciplinary treatment team meetings to discuss individual client treatment plans and discharge planning.
  • Administer and monitor medications and treatments in accordance with current medication and treatment plans as directed
  • Conducted clinical assessments, administered medications, recorded vital signs, and applied treatment plans/programs.
  • Contribute to the interdisciplinary team in developing, implementing and evaluating patient treatment plans.
  • Implemented treatment plans incorporating highest level of expected functioning for Cardiovascular Accident unit.
  • Implemented treatment plans and administered medications at direction of physicians and appropriate consultants.
  • Distributed medication and conducted appropriate follow-ups as indicated in individualized treatment plans.
  • Established treatment plans in collaboration with physicians and requested referrals as needed.
  • Collaborated with Physicians and Clinicians about individual treatment plans for patients.
  • Followed treatment plans implementing appropriate nursing interventions to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Provided respiratory care and followed treatment plans to accelerate patient recovery.
  • Maintained open communication with patient and family regarding treatment plans.

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38. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Prioritized and clarified phone calls, gathered information and communicated with physicians via computer.
  • Documented telephone calls using data entry experience in telecommunications programs.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls and counsel patients regarding admission procedures.
  • Responded to phone calls with appropriate evaluation and documentation.
  • Receive incoming telephone calls using accepted telephone protocol.
  • Take high volume of triage and pharmacy phone calls regarding chest pain triage protocol, pharmacy refills, includes obtaining prior-authorizations.
  • Worked phone triage taking multiple patient, pharmacy, doctor, and insurance phone calls and communicating with physicians for resolution.
  • Provided and document advice for home care of illness/condition conducting follow-up phone calls regarding patient's health and progress as necessary.
  • Manage phone calls and scheduling after hours for nurses and families that call in with situations that need to be resolved.
  • Respond to requests for prescription refills, triage urgent phone calls, and obtain prior authorization for prescription and DME services.
  • Coordinated the flow of patients, phone calls, and lab work to facilitate quality patient care and customer service goals.
  • Take vitals/history of patients; administer vaccines and other medications as needed, answer messages, phone calls from patients.
  • Operated the cash register, handling money transactions, answering phone calls and doing clerical work in the pharmacy.
  • Receive & address all client telephone calls concerning medication refills, appointment/scheduling, referrals & health issues & concerns.
  • Answered any questions the patient would have about their care, returned phone calls to patients and refilled medications.
  • Notified patients of testing results, returned all patient phone calls, sent all medication refills to the pharmacy.
  • Assisted an Endocrinologist with her clinic practice by rooming patients, refilling medications, and answering patient phone calls/emails,
  • Assisted Physician and RN in all patient care, including patient visits and triage of all patient phone calls.
  • Enter and change orders in Electronic medical record, make and receive phone calls from doctors and nurses.
  • Utilized EMR to schedule appointments and procedures, answered phone calls, and provided patient support and education.

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39. Medical Care

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Here's how Medical Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Delivered skilled medical care to geriatrics, medically fragile, and mentally and/or memory declining clients in a long-term care/rehabilitation facility.
  • Review physical needs, monitor patients' physical condition, administer ordered medications and treatments according to assigned medical care standards.
  • Time Management Problem solving skills Knowledge of local medical care regulations Adaptability Admitting Patients Compassionate care Calling in prescriptions.
  • Obtained necessary parental consents for vaccinations, general or specialized medical needs for out-side medical care and psychotropic medications.
  • Monitored patients' physical condition, administered approved medications and arranged medical appointments according to assigned medical care standards.
  • Communicated pertinent information to Physicians, Social Workers and Dietary to insure residents obtain adequate comprehensive medical care.
  • Provide both emergent and non-emergent medical care for residents in long-term care facilities and facilities for developmental disabilities.
  • Direct Medical care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities and challenges a prescribed by a physician.
  • Administered medications, performed physical assessments, and maintained charts documenting patient history and ongoing medical care.
  • Located grants in community to assist with providing HIV positive inmates with medication/medical care upon release.
  • Provided occupational medical care to deploying and redeploying contractors in support of OEF/OIF under physician supervision.
  • Provided short-term rehabilitation for patients recovering from surgery or injury and long-term nursing and medical care.
  • Well organized interdisciplinary team interaction and communication involving patient's medical care and psycho-social needs.
  • Reviewed physical needs, monitored patients physical condition, administered assigned standards of medical care.
  • Provided immediate and thorough assessments basing urgent decisions and actions to facilitate appropriate medical care.
  • Assist physicians and medical care team in the administration of special treatments/procedures and examinations.
  • Monitor medical conditions of students at special needs center and implement medical care necessary.
  • Provided all aspects of medical care to patients in an Inpatient behavioral health/Psychiatric facility.
  • Delivered medications and provided general medical care to all patients under my supervision.
  • Provided medical care for total care patients and individuals receiving rehabilitation care services.

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40. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Assured MDS/RAI and support documentation were accurate representations of the patient and meet regulatory and auditor expectations.
  • Completed MDS assessments per Medicare/Medicaid guidelines per facility policy.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team during MDS meetings.
  • Developed CNA pocket care plan system and responsible for updating CNA care plans as needed in addition to MDS care plans.
  • Input on nursing documentation where needed and updated when specified in orders (making copies for both MDS and DON).
  • Report completed MDS drafts to IDT in preparation for transmission to State (CMS) and Point Right for edits.
  • Transitioned to several positions with various responsibilities that include Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, MDS Coordinator in 1.5 years.
  • Assess patients and completes monthly MDS report for long term patients to be send to insurance companies/ medicare/ medical.
  • Discharge Planning - Completed all MDS for the skilled short-term care averaging 40 to 50 Skilled Medicare and HMO.
  • Collaborated with MDS coordinators to ensure Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process was completed from admission to discharge.
  • Assist Minimum Data Sets Coordinator with accurate completion of MDS in accordance with Federal, State and Local Policies/Regulations.
  • Performed chart analysis and reviews, and performed necessary patient assessments to complete and submit MDS forms to CMS.
  • Supervised 7 CNA's for 43 bed unit Medication administration MD orders & Transcriptions Medical coding Monthly MDS & TARS
  • Served in a variety of positions including Unit Manager, MDS Coordinator, Commercial Case Manager, staff nurse.
  • Completed assigned section of the MDS 3.0, progress notes and RAPS in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Involved in transition of MDS 2.0 to MDS 3.0 with training to ensure effective RUG levels are met.
  • Collect & assure data relevant to resident assessments & MDS care plans receive and transcribe physician orders.
  • Started my career as a Hall Nurse and then moved up quickly to the MDS Nurse position.
  • Worked all units as floor nurse and also as MDS assistant doing MDS assessments the last year.
  • Coordinated accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the MDS, CAA's and Interdisciplinary Care Plans.

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41. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities, monitored fluid intake and output levels with documentation.
  • Record fluid intake and output and electronic documentation.
  • Administered prescribed medications, started intravenous fluids, and documented patients' charts by recording food and fluid intake and output.
  • Uphold patient nutrition by ensuring adherence to prescribed diet, assisted feeding, and recording food and fluid intake and output.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels, administered medications, oxygen therapy, insertion of catheters, provided wound care treatment.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse & respiration rates, food & fluid intake & output, as directed.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with their daily functions, monitoring fluid intake and output, and followed infection control procedures.
  • Collect samples for testing, perform routinely laboratory tests, feed residents, and record food/fluid intake and output.
  • Gather samples for testing, carry out regular laboratory tests, and document food and fluid intake and output.
  • Enter fluid intake and output, assist with daily needs, ensure client is safe by using infection control.
  • Monitor and measure fluid intake/output levels; collect blood, tissue, and urine specimens for lab testing.
  • Collect samples for testing, perform routine laboratory tests, feed patients & record food and fluid intake/output.
  • Obtained and recorded resident vital signs, weight, food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Collect samples for testing, perform routine laboratory tests, and record food and fluid intake and output.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output; apply compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
  • Take/recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, blood glucose, respiration rates and food/fluid intake and output.
  • Care of dialysis patient to include thrill/bruit of AV shunt, scheduled treatments, and fluid intake/output.
  • Monitor respiratory rates and complete vital signs, food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Assisted patients with various medical conditions in nursing home environment, monitoring fluid intake and output levels.

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42. Catheter Care

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Here's how Catheter Care is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Med administration-G Tube-Catheter Care-Colostomy Care-Contacting Doctors and Pharmacy
  • Provided catheter care/documentation and sterile collection of specimens per orders.
  • Executed urinary catheter care/insertion in male and female patients.
  • Performed colostomy and catheter care.
  • Provided colostomy and catheter care.
  • Experience: IV, catheter care, colostomy care, wound care, isolation precautions, and end of life care.
  • Performed specialized care such as catheter care, secondary care of ventilator patients, administered feedings to NG and G-tube patients.
  • Performed catheter care and insertion, administered and monitored oxygen therapy, performed IV insertions, monitored sites, and infusions.
  • Perform treatments including catheter care, wound care/vac care, peg tube care, cream/ointment treatments, dressing changes etc.
  • Perform T.O./fax orders, parental-tube feedings, catheter care, discharges, triage, MDS, IDA, charting documentation.
  • Delegate resident care assignments to direct care staff, monitor patients health, wound care, and catheter care.
  • Peg tube care and maintenance, colostomy care and maintenance, catheter care, maintenance, insertion and discontinuing.
  • Focus Home HealthVital signs, wound care, Foley catheter care, patient and family education, ordering supplies.
  • Passed medication, G-Tube care, health assessment, vital, glucose testing, catheter care, wound care.
  • Coordinate staffing issues to ensure that patient is able to remain on a stable bowel and catheter care schedule.
  • Give medication to residents, wound treatments, catheter care, vital signs, admitting and discharging residents.
  • Assist patients in their homes with medications, wound care, ambulation, catheter care, Vital Signs.
  • Performed technical procedures such as shunt care, insertion and maintenance of NG tubes, Hickman Catheter Care.
  • Provided basic care of patients as well as wound care, catheter care, and glucose monitoring.
  • Provided colostomy and catheter care; trachea and vent care; Cough assist; certified feeding assistant.

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43. TB

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Here's how TB is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provided travel information with regards to required immunizations and disease outbreaks.
  • Participated in Special Olympic sponsored basketball and volleyball with clients.
  • Responded to numerous volatile situation and violent outbreaks.
  • Lead nurse on the lock TBI unit providing coordination of care with varies disciplines to ensure positive patient outcomes and goals.
  • Complete assessment by verifying allergies and diet, giving TB skin test, giving tetanus vaccine and influenza vaccine if required.
  • Reason for leaving - transferred to TBI (sister clinic) to aide in opening new facility for previously deployed soldiers.
  • Obtain vital signs, collect and test urine, administer medications, administer immunizations and TB testing and document patient charts.
  • Administer medications to clients as prescribed by Doctor, History and physical assessments and perform TB tests with RN sign off.
  • Provide physicals, immunization/TB testing, educate customers on healthy eating habits and weight management, blood draw for lab testing.
  • Responded to volatile situations and violent outbreaks with quick thinking to restore the safety and security of inmates and staff.
  • Implemented & directed resident programs: restraints, falls, infection control, TB, influenza, pneumonia & psychotropic.
  • Worked pool staff in areas such as TBI, spinal cord injury, cardiac, pediatric, and vent/special needs.
  • Administered PPD injections, read and recorded test results and tracked medication compliance for psychiatric and TB medicated patients.
  • Organized and implemented outreach programs such as STD risk reduction classes, sports physicals, and TB skin tests.
  • Perform oral swabs and urine drug screens, TB injections, Assessments, and dealing with patient medication issues.
  • Performed new intake assessments and TB test * Inputting medication refills and new medication orders to the medical department.
  • Performed TB skin test, administered medication, schedule procedures/test, worked with insurance companies for prior-authorizations if needed.
  • Tested and recorded results for patients TB test and reported positive results to the City of Houston B.T.C.
  • Performed mental and physical health assessments, including suicide, drug withdrawal, intake, and TB screenings.
  • Worked with ventilators, administered medications, worked with interdisciplinary team to provide optimal care to TBI patients.

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44. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the pediatric and adolescence nurse in pediatrics and adolescence facility.
  • Provide specialized direct and indirect care to inpatients and outpatients within the designated specialty of Pediatrics.
  • Performed daily assessments of pediatrics, Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Cared for adults/adolescents/pediatrics in the areas of mental health with Intellectual Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders.
  • Experience included areas of Behavioral Health, Pediatrics/Obstetrics, and Medical/Surgical Units.
  • Administered medication, immunizations as needed to adults, pediatrics, and geriatrics
  • Worked in Adult Medicine Department, Family Medicine Department, Pediatrics Department
  • Care of 21+ patients/shift (medical surgical/pediatrics/ telemetry/geriatric patients).
  • Specialized in pediatrics with experience with adults and geriatric population.
  • Home care of pediatrics patient in mechanical ventilators and oscillators
  • Assist caregivers with developmental delayed youth and pediatrics children.
  • Worked in Family practice, pediatrics and podiatry/orthopedics.
  • Focused on internal medicine and pediatrics.
  • Specialized in pediatrics and newborn nursery.
  • Cared for pediatrics and family practice medications
  • Completed clinical rotations in Pediatrics.
  • Home health pediatrics, ventilators Staffing/scheduling
  • Specialize in Pediatrics and Gynecology.
  • Worked in Radiology and Pediatrics Departments
  • Worked in the following areas: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Obstetrical Scrub technician, Well Baby Nursery

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45. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Charge nurse supervising medication administration, patient care, and providing behavioral/emotional support for Dementia/Alzheimer unit of 42 residents.
  • Performed nursing assessments, administered medications, provided emotional support, and assisted with activities of daily living.
  • Provide emotional support and refer patients to community resources for additional emotional support and other types of support.
  • Provide emotional support to stressed and depressed patients while building positive relationships with patients and family members.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for patients with dementia, Alzheimer's, and various neurological disorders.
  • Provided palliative care including symptom management, pain management and emotional support to terminally ill patients.
  • Provided emotional support and assisted patients and spouses/significant others in accepting their disease/illness and learning self-care.
  • Reoriented confused residents, and provided stimulation and emotional support to residents suffering from depression.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Provide emotional support and administer any required medications to patients attempting to overcome substance abuse.
  • Participate in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching and emotional support to the client and family/caregivers.
  • Administer necessary medications and treatments, and assist patients needing emotional support and guidance.
  • Provided behavioral/ emotional support and supervision for those with any form of Dementia.
  • Provide patient education, treatment, and emotional support to individuals recovering illness.
  • Provided emotional support and built positive relationships with patients and family members.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support as well as medication administration on an Alzheimer's.
  • Administer medication and injections, rendering emotional support to client and family.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with mental health issues.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with drug withdrawal episodes.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with MR and Autism.

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46. Medication Management

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Here's how Medication Management is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provided comfort and dignity using a team based holistic approach through medication management as well as many other non-pharmacological interventions.
  • Nurse super visor for caregivers at an assisted living facility, auditing/medication management, quality assurance of rules and regulations.
  • Home visits included educating patients on disease processes and complications, medication management, wound care, insulin administration.
  • Placed at Columbus Hospital while responsible for primary care and medication management while assisting patients with multiple chronic diagnosis.
  • Monitor vital signs, medication management, intramuscular injections, pain management, stress management and provided motivational support.
  • Handle Medication management with emphasis on patient compliance with psych medication, administering frequently long lasting intramuscular injections.
  • Participated in performance improvement committee to improve effectiveness of teaching medication management to patients and family members.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on various disease process, medication management, infection control and pain management.
  • Provide individual patient education/counseling on health conditions, medication management, lab results and disease self-management.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
  • Provide quality nursing care through medication management, emergency response, patient education and treatments.
  • Provided medication management, Diabetic Monitoring and Wound Care as ordered by resident's physician.
  • Provide in-home nursing assessment and care including wound management, medication management and diabetic management.
  • Comply with agency policies and procedures including those pertaining to skilled care and medication management.
  • Conducted psychiatric evaluations and executed medication management for both inpatient and outpatient facilities with physician.
  • Performed basic physical assessments Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
  • Provided medication management assistance, activities of living assistance and nutrition assistance to residents.
  • Implemented Chronic Care clinics to educate on disease management and processes, medication management.
  • Provided quality nursing care in a home setting including patient education and medication management.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding disease process, medication management and coping skills.

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47. Record Patients

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Here's how Record Patients is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Record patients medical information and vital signs while working directly with an allergy and immunology physician.
  • Record patients medical history and medications.
  • Monitor and record patients vital signs such as BP, Pulse rate, Respiration, Temperature, Height, and Weight.
  • Home Care Services: Record patients' vital signs, and a full assessment on the patient when I arrived.
  • Perform initial assessment of patients upon arrival; record patients' vital signs, report changes in patients' conditions.
  • Document and record patients' health status, nursing care and intervention, and clients' response to treatment.
  • Take and record patients' vital signs.-Observed patients and report adverse reactions to medication or treatment to Doctor.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, provide treatment and dressing to wounds per MD orders.
  • Record patients' history, vitals, test results, and additional information in electronic medical records.
  • Take and record patients' vitals, blood pressure, and collect specimen for the lab analysis.
  • Monitor and record patients conditions, evaluate patients response to treatment and notify the doctor when appropriate.
  • Take and record patients vitals and report any out of goal range to MD and case manager.
  • Document and record patients' health status, vitals, review physical needs and monitor physical conditions.
  • Document and record patients' health status and immediately notify the physician of all abnormal findings.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, obtain full assessments, computer and MAR/TAR charting.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs such blood pressure, temperature and monitoring pulse rates.
  • Record patients' vital signs and provide all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life.
  • Take and record patients' temperature, pulse, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Record patients' medical history; administer an IV and any medications that were required.
  • Job Description: Initiation of IV line -Obtain and record patients' vital signs.

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48. Picc

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Here's how Picc is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Performed specialized care tasks, including PICC line maintenance, IV infusions, feeding tube placement and management and therapeutic care.
  • Certified in DOT drug testing, Certified on a Piccolo Lab Processor, Designated JCAHO contact person for yearly inspection.
  • Gained knowledge & experience in a hospital setting, caring for different types of patients with PIV and PICC lines.
  • Acquired skills needed to assist patients with Tracheotomy tubes, feeding tubes, PICC lines, and other specialty equipment.
  • Initiated and maintained intravenous catheters, administered medication - IV and oral, PICC Line and various central line management.
  • Assessed changes of tunneled & PICC catheters, maintenance of implanted port site, catheter access, implanted port access.
  • Established and maintained peripheral IV sites as well as maintained PICC and central lines following specific policies and procedures.
  • Performed wound care, applied wound vac to wound, and administered medication via PICC line and PEG tube.
  • Perform nursing care consisting of respiratory care and treatments, G-Tube feedings and management, PICC line care.
  • Passed medication, completed wound treatments, vital signs as needed, administered medications through PICC lines.
  • Initiated IV access, provided care for PICC lines, Arterial and Femoral lines, and Ports.
  • Stared, discontinued and monitored IV's and tube feeds, as well as monitored PICC lines.
  • Administered Blood products and monitored patient Obtain blood samples from Central lines, PICC, Peripheral.
  • Accessed IV's, PICC lines, and Life ports for treatment & administer non-chemo therapy.
  • Administered medications orally, topically, SC, IM, PICC line, G/J tube.
  • Assess CVC line and PICC line, flush lines and perform dressing changes per protocol.
  • Administer IV antibiotics via PICC line on the skilled nursing unit for patients on rehab.
  • Skilled in wound care of pressure wounds, surgical wounds, monitoring of PICC lines.
  • Performed IV and PICC line assessments and the administration of IV and PICC line medications.
  • Obtain blood via heel stick, peripherally and from central lines and PICC lines.

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49. Lab Results

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Here's how Lab Results is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Call or send letter concerning lab results, proficient in all documentation/ record maintenance/paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality.
  • Maintained in constant communications with patients regarding medications, insurance and lab results.
  • Focused on precision documentation during chart reviews and acquisition of lab results.
  • Communicated directly with physicians to report any abnormal findings with lab results.
  • Administer drug testing Administer Breathalyzer testing Review patient lab results
  • Interpreted and communicated confidential lab results with inmates.
  • Assessed intravenous therapy and monitored lab results.
  • Monitored lab results and documentation.
  • Communicated lab results to physicians.
  • Place and receive phone calls from patients to review personal lab results, answer questions, triage, and schedule appointments.
  • Provided physician extender services, including triage, AIMS, coordination of lab results, and obtaining authorizations for ordered medications.
  • Prompt disposition of physician orders including lab results, treatments, reports, diagnostic tests, and administration of medications.
  • Assist Nurse Practitioner with patient physicals, preparing lab results for review, and preparing patients for testosterone insertion procedures.
  • Call patients with pathology and lab results and place them on a recall list for future procedures in 1-10 years.
  • Worked closely with RN, monitored lab results, Vitals, Intake and Output, changes in patient's condition.
  • Evaluated lab results, report abnormal results to doctors and carry treatment plans for babies and critically ill patients.
  • Follow up with lab results or change in condition of resident with physician, to provide follows up care.
  • Monitor patient's lab results and report critical results to the physician, monitor patient's blood glucose levels.
  • Fill out requisition lab orders, follow up lab results to be analyzed and notify MD of the results.
  • Followed up with any pending lab results from MedLab Corporation, prescriptions from PharmAmerica, and/or x-rays from MobilEx.

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50. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Licensed Practical Nurse jobs:
  • Provided education to patients and family members regarding medication administration and treatment; within scope of facilities policies and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Interpret and apply requirements regarding definition of persons authorized to view patient information according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Communicate vital patient information to necessary doctors and patient family members while maintaining HIPAA regulations.
  • Provide members with scheduled recommended vaccination via intramuscular injection while following safety and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times according to hospital policy and procedures and HIPAA requirements.
  • Maintain professional relationship with patients while following HIPAA guidelines to ensure patient safety.
  • Provided detailed patient documentation on the computer in compliance with health/medical HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintained confidentiality and function within HIPAA regulations with all medical documentation.
  • Safeguarded privacy of patient information by upholding HIPAA standards and guidelines
  • Complete documentation and maintain medical records according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Ensured patient privacy and confidentiality according to HIPAA Guidelines.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
  • Maintained client confidentiality and function within HIPAA regulations.
  • Provided necessary patient education and ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and follows HIPAA guidelines.
  • Maintained patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA Regulations.
  • Follow HIPAA and confidentiality regulations.
  • Maintained confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.
  • Followed all hospital, HIPAA, JACHO, and OSHA guidelines providing save and appropriate care to all of my patients.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Licensed Practical Nurse

Patient Care30.6%
Vital Signs11%
CNA5.4%
LPN5%
Trach Care4.4%
Charge Nurse4.2%
Blood Pressure4%
RN3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Licensed Practical Nurse

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
23.2%
23.2%
2
2
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
8.3%
8.3%
3
3
CNA
CNA
4.1%
4.1%
4
4
LPN
LPN
3.8%
3.8%
5
5
Trach Care
Trach Care
3.4%
3.4%
6
6
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
3%
3%
8
8
RN
RN
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Triage
Triage
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
EKG
EKG
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
ADL
ADL
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Health Care
Health Care
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Medication Pass
Medication Pass
2%
2%
17
17
G-Tube
G-Tube
2%
2%
18
18
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Hospice
Hospice
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
IM
IM
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Dementia
Dementia
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Independent Living
Independent Living
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Personal Care
Personal Care
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Tube Feedings
Tube Feedings
1%
1%
28
28
Resident Care
Resident Care
1%
1%
29
29
Adverse Reactions
Adverse Reactions
1%
1%
30
30
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
EMR
EMR
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
CPR
CPR
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
LVN
LVN
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Diabetes
Diabetes
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Medical Care
Medical Care
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
MDS
MDS
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
TB
TB
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Medication Management
Medication Management
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Record Patients
Record Patients
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Picc
Picc
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Lab Results
Lab Results
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.5%
0.5%

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