Practical Nurse Resume Samples

A Practical Nurse will perform a variety of nursing tasks typically at a healthcare facility. The most common duties listed on the Practical Nurse Resume include the following – admitting new residents, assisting physicians during rounds, monitoring resident care and supervising nursing staff, performing ongoing assessments of patient’s health, explaining procedures and treatment protocols, and observing patient’s condition. The job description also includes performing unique responsibilities like – helping patients bathe and getting dressed, changing bandages and wounding dressing, and handling emergency cases quickly.

The following skills are expected from potential employees – the ability to handle diverse case tasks, familiarity with hospital health, sanitation standards and procedures, knowledge of medical terminologies, ability to handle stress, and understanding of confidentiality obligations. Requirements vary from state to state, but generally, candidates are expected to have an equivalent education like a certificate or diploma program.

Practical Nurse Resume

Objective : 4 years of experience working with the elderly as a CNA. Certified in CPR and basic life support as well as AED. Experienced in ventilator care, tracheostomy care and care and the maintenance of all. Extensive experience placing and maintaining wound vac systems.

Skills : CPR, AED, Medical Terminology, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Possess and maintain military professional knowledge, healthcare and military working experience, and medical system.
    2. Assessed patients and provide nursing care, prepared and administered medications.
    3. Initiated and monitored intravenous therapy performed total nursing to include admissions, dispositions, vein punctures, documentation, and electrocardiograms.
    4. Supervised and oriented newly assigned soldiers and civilians to the unit taught and developed subordinates.
    5. Provide high-quality standardized instruction, testing guidance, counseling services to students of the Health Care specialist program.
    6. Perform, conduct and provide instruction in a variety of environments, which include classroom, laboratory, clinical, or field instruction outdoors.
    7. Plan and lead a team, in many different mobile training exercises to execute pre-mobilization or sustainment training to units or individuals in other locations.
    8. Initiate and develop strategies plans to improve the healthcare environment.
    9. Maintained safety condition of rooms in compliance with regulations provided proper equipment, obtained vital signs and provided follow-up care in a timely fashion.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
DTS


Practical Nurse I Resume

Summary : A military-trained Practical Nurse, with more than 20 years of experience in a fast pace Dermatology Practice. Driven, detail-oriented and dependable and always strive to apply skills and knowledge to every situation.

Skills : Strong Written and Oral Communications, Problem-solving, Interpreter, CPR Certified, First Aid Certified.

Description :

    1. Greet patients and prepare them for skin examinations, surgical procedures, UVB light treatments, injections, laser treatments, and various other dermatological treatments.
    2. Assist patient with scheduling surgical appointments and other procedures.
    3. Duties include patient education, prior authorization, securing financial assistance, injection training, and support.
    4. Liaison between providers and drug representatives, helping patients register with medication support services.
    5. Assisting physicians and mid-level providers with all aspects of general dermatology, surgical procedures, cosmetic/laser procedures, and patient education.
    6. Provide phone triage, prescription refills, wound checks, application/removal, suture removals, patch test application, injections, and other noninvasive procedures/treatments.
    7. Preparing surgical setups, breakdown of surgical trays and sterilization of all instruments.
    8. Training and supervision of incoming nursing staff, also proficient in the utilization of EMR -BLS Certified.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate


Practical Nurse-LPN Resume

Summary : 12+ years of experience of caring for ventilator patients at home In-home care and monitoring of pediatric peritoneal dialysis patient. Five years of acute care practice and experience with multiple disciplines.

Skills : Medication Administration, LPN, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Organizing and scheduling client transfers to facilities or outside providers.
    2. Evaluated and effectively established priorities while adhering to appropriate standards of service through excellent written and oral communication skills.
    3. Secured medical orders in accordance with facility guidelines to guarantee availability.
    4. Maintained central supply computer inventory replenishment and negotiated with vendors to obtain equipment in a cost-effective manner.
    5. Coordinated client visits in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team diligently analyzing requirements for a complete knowledge of the plan.
    6. Assumed responsibility for client management with adaptability to work under pressure.
    7. Facilitated all tasks associated with admissions and discharges while solving problems in an effective and creative manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Practical Nurse-Registered Nurse Resume

Objective : An LPN with a strong pediatric background. Worked for the department of the Army for 5 years caring for the children of the soldiers. Able to work with family practice and internal medicine doctors as well during employment with them.

Skills : Medication, MS Office, Patient Care, Medicare.

Description :

    1. Obtains patient complaints, medical history and/or records.
    2. Obtains vital signs, measurements, weights, routine specimens, and other necessary requirements and assesses the current physical condition of patients by evaluating findings.
    3. Educates patients on appropriate health needs.
    4. Administers immunizations based on provider orders.
    5. Verifies orders are current and appropriate, screens patients for possible sensitivity history.
    6. Obtains informed consent, prepares immunizations, positions patients, and administers injections and documents in the medical record and in the individual's immunization book.
    7. Inputs and accesses patient data using a health care system computer terminal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nursing

Practical Nurse-Treatment Resume

Summary : Practical Nurse Highly skilled career professional with 25+ years of practical experience in hospital, clinic, home health, and primary care environments. Established inpatient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with a care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures.

Skills : Assessments, Dressing, CPR, Medication.

Description :

    1. Assigned to the mental health crisis unit and played a key role in an interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, RNs, social workers and corrections officers.
    2. Actively participated in the development and implementation of individual treatment plans for patients with a broad range of mental health issues.
    3. Ensured that doctors' orders were effectively carried out, including testing, medical procedures, consultations and stat orders for five-point restraint.
    4. Responsible for testing of all employee and inmate testing for TB.
    5. Maintained all records for immunizations of inmates, monitored all possible community infections.
    6. HIV testing and education provided to the inmate population submitted all required reports to the local DOH and Regional branch.
    7. Completed record reviews and chart audits as mandated by the Department of Corrections.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Practical Nurse II Resume

Summary : Highly trained, a friendly and enthusiastic practical nurse with strong clinical abilities and successful career with 17+ years in a pediatric facility. Proactive and organized with a passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Recognized as a competent team member able to effectively communicate and collaborate within the interdisciplinary team in order to deliver safe patient-centered care.

Skills : Ventilator Training, Peritoneal Dialysis Training, EKG.

Description :

    1. Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
    2. Sterilize equipment and supplies using autoclave.
    3. Maintaining a sterile field during procedures, such as debridement and dressing of burns and wounds.
    4. Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
    5. Perform cauterizations, vaccines, hearing/vision screenings, spirometer, and tympanogram.
    6. Provide patient intake and screenings prior to physician consultation, including vital statistics checks and charting.
    7. Ensured clinical records were well maintained with visit updates and appropriate notations.
    8. Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Practical Nurse (Contractor) Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position as a Practical Nurse in a facility where one can deliver nursing care and health education that enhances wellness and quality of life.

Skills : Filing, Typing, Housekeeping/Nanny.

Description :

    1. Collaborate with the physician to provide extensive health education, counseling, and advice to patients and families on topics.
    2. Assess patient educational needs, prioritize patient learning needs, develop teaching plans to activate the non-compliant patient.
    3. Provide related education, counseling, and monitoring based on diagnostic tests.
    4. Assist in the management of patient care between visits.
    5. Independently assess the patient's/caller's health status based upon presenting symptoms.
    6. Assist in making adjustments in the patient's plan of care if necessary.
    7. Assists providers with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification

Practical Nurse III Resume

Summary : Looking for an opportunity with an organization where experience and training provide the potential for career development and ensures awareness about health issues in society.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish, MS Office, LPN, CPR.

Description :

    1. Provide direct nursing care to patients as well as telephone advice and patient triage, collect vital signs, patient history, urinalysis, and labs.
    2. Direct nursing care to preoperative patients for scheduled outpatient and inpatient procedures.
    3. Complete standing order forms from the physician.
    4. Assist physician and team with office exams and offices surgical procedures such as in-office cystoscopy, hysteroscopy, ablations and IUD insertions.
    5. Process family and medical leave forms for short and long term disability.
    6. Perform bladder instillations, uroflow studies, post-void residual checks, catheterizations, and potassium sensitivity testing.
    7. Call in prescription refills, filing and sorting through various test results.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
ME

Licensed Practical Nurse (Home Health Nurse) Resume

Headline : Hardworking, dedicated, compassionate, and focused professional LPN with years of experience and strong Social Work background. Highly motivated, exceptional clinical skills, comfortable in fast pace clinical setting, able to adapt in crisis situations. Reliable worker with the ability to quickly learn new concepts possess great time management skills, and exhibit sound judgment in prioritizing tasks inpatient care.

Skills : Customer Service, MS Office, LPN.

Description :

    1. Provided ancillary medical care by dressing wounds; giving enemas, alcohol rubs, and massage, applied compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.
    2. Collected samples, such as urine, and sputum, from patients for testing.
    3. Assisted health care providers, registered nurses and allied health professionals with examinations, treatments, special tests, and routine procedures.
    4. Recorded patient care, complaints and reported observed symptoms, reactions and changes in patient status to nursing supervisors.
    5. Provided emotional and physical comfort and promoted patient and staff safety.
    6. Carried out designated nursing procedures within the scope of practice.
    7. Maintained adequate patient nutrition by feeding patients; recorded food and fluid intake and output per recommended diet.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification

Practical Nurse-CNA Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a Practical Nursing position where medical and people skills will be utilized to provide quality health care to patients and an opportunity for a new experience.

Skills : Medication Administration, MS Office, Office Management.

Description :

    1. Supervise nurse aide's skills and assign daily assignments.
    2. Prepare Patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
    3. Assemble and use the equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy, oxygen suppliers, and nebulizer machines.
    4. Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
    5. Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking as needed.
    6. Set up equipment and prepare medical treatment rooms for physical exams.
    7. Inventory and requisition supplies for the nursing station and tube feeding needs.
    8. Administer prescribed medication or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amount on patient's charts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
LPN

Practical Nurse-Temp Resume

Objective : Highly-skilled healthcare professional. Upholds the highest level of patient care. Experienced professional with strong leadership skills. Keen observation skills, clear communication skills, and strong intervention skills. Adapts easily to changes in work environments and work schedules.

Skills : Hospice And Palliative Care, Home Healthcare, Mental Health.

Description :

    1. Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure resident comprehension of treatment plans.
    2. Developed resident care plans, including assessment, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
    3. Provided necessary health education training for the resident.
    4. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
    5. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
    6. Responsible for primary care, care management, and medication management.
    7. Evaluated resident care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
    8. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary resident care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Lead Practical Nurse Resume

Headline : Medication Administration & Injections Direct Patient Care in Long-Term Facility. Working Knowledge of Sterile Technique Patient Observation & Condition Reporting. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the organization.

Skills : Computing, Medical Terminology, CPR, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Injections include continuing type immunization programs, series of individual injections, or oral vaccines.
    2. Interviews patients, take vital signs, and notifies nurse or physician of unusual symptoms and need for emergency treatment.
    3. Receives patients and obtains background information.
    4. Assembles reports and, consultation records and attaches to a medical record.
    5. Prepares patients for examinations, prepares equipment and/or instruments and supplies, and assists with the examination.
    6. Provide verbal information and/or written facts for a plan of patient care.
    7. Explain to patients and family members the need for proper follow-up care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
LPN

Jr. Practical Nurse Resume

Headline : As a Practical Nurse, responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Under the supervision of the RN(s), direct and guide patient teaching and assist patients with activities that commensurate with his/her education and demonstrated competencies.

Skills : MS Office, LPN, Administration.

Description :

    1. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    2. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
    3. Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
    4. Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
    5. Provided necessary health education training for patients.
    6. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
    7. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
LPN

Practical Nurse Resume

Objective : Recently completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program. Worked individually and as part of a team to ensure the highest level of care. Great ability to communicate and developing relationships with clients. Strong adaptation to a new work environment while managing multiple priorities simultaneously.

Skills : Type 65 Wpm. Transcribe 50 Wpm. Short Hand And Note Taking 50 Wpm. Computer Skills: Excel, QuickBooks, Data Entry, Word, UNIX, And DOS.

Description :

    1. Trained 4+ staff on computer recording systems.
    2. Screen calls and visitors to determine the nature of inquiries, resolve complaints or answer questions regarding policies and procedures.
    3. Supervise staff to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems.
    4. Prepare and issue work schedules, deadlines, and duty assignments for staff.
    5. Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
    6. Transcribe doctor dictation to computer tracking, paper charts, supervisors, and pharmacists.
    7. Flexible schedule, available to work any day/time including 11-7 shift if applicable.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma