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Work experience

Mar 2009Aug 2013

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Senior Care Nursing and Rehab

Nursing care for 30-40 patients; night shift; diabetic care (blood sugar test, insulin administration, med administration); enteral feedings; enteral med administration; respiratory therapy (breathing treatments, O2 administration); assessments; Foley catheter administration/care; various nursing tasks

Aug 2008Apr 2009

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Wise Regional Health System

PRN Nursing care for 3-6 patients, night shift, on Med/Surg floor; med administration; diabetic care; IV administration and care; various nursing tasks

Aug 2008Apr 2009

Post Partum/Licensed Vocational Nurse

Doctors' Hospital

Patient care of post partum patients and neonates; performed hearing screen and drew blood for PKU; assessed patients and took vital signs; generally 2-4 patients; floated to Med/Surg if needed; assisted in L&D when needed

Apr 2007Apr 2008

Home Health Aide

Solaris Hospice, Inc.

Assisted patients with activities of daily living in their private homes or in nursing facilities

Dec 2006Mar 2007

Private Sitting for disabled adults

self-employed

Assistant to several different adults in their private homes, and nursing homes; assisted with meals and other ADLs.

Sep 2006Dec 2006

Data Entry Operator

Denton County Elections 

Entered voter registration information into computer base

Aug 2005Aug 2006

Data Entry Operator

Fidelity Investments

Entered client information into data base

Jun 2004Aug 2005

Administrative Assistant

Central Fellowship Church

answered the phone; typed and printed various informational handouts for church membership; prepared and made deposits of donated funds, recording individual contributions and issuing yearly statements

Mar 2004May 2004

Data Entry Operator

Denton County Elections

Entered voter registration information into data base

Sep 1999May 2002

Pre-school Director

Grapevine Christian School

School Administrator, working under the direction of a board of directors; managed 6-10 teachers in a school of about 100 preschool children; planned and prepared yearly calendar; planned snack menu; purchased supplies; enrolled students; hired teachers; greeted students individually each morning; insured compliance with state requirements for private preschools

Sep 1988May 1999

Preschool Teacher

Grapevine Christian Preschool

Assumed responsibility for 6-13 preschool children 2-5 years old; prepared lesson plans and materials for class; taught basic letter, number, color, shape recognition, letter sounds, number values, development of small and large motor skills; encouraged children to love God, others and themselves and to have fun

Education

Jun 2014May 2015

RN Certificate (to be completed 5/15)

Weatherford College

LVN to RN bridge (Associates)

Aug 2006Aug 2007

LVN Certificate

North Central Texas College

Schooling to prepare to take the NCLEX to become a licensed vocational nurse

Sep 1972May 1975

High School Diploma

Denison High School

General diploma program

Skills

Basic Rhythm Recognition
completed 11/2008 - class taught recognition of various heart rhythms
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
completed 11/2008 through ACTNT Healthcare Services
CPR
American Heart Association CPR through Decatur Fire Dept.-completed 5-2014

References

Fay Spangler, DON, Senior Care Nursing and Rehab Center

Director of Nurses at the facility where I worked for 4 years as an LVN

Andrea K Duwe, RN, BSN, Wise Regional Health System

Labor and Delivery nurse for over 30 years

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