Melinda Espanet

  • 574 Birch Hollow Dr. East Yaphank New York

Licensed Practical Nurse

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I am a Licensed Practical Nurse, with 14+ years experience in a hospital setting, providing care to medical & surgical patients. I am seeking a position with a medical group that is looking for an intelligent, reliable, well-organized, team player with a pleasant personality. I am experienced with patient care & leadership skills. I adapt easily to change of environment & work schedule. I consider myself to be energetic & a positive thinker that is eager to learn & a pleasure to have around. I focus on demonstrating a maximum level of competency and possess the necessary skills to work in the health care industry.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Apr 2015

Business Associate 

Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants, Medford, NY 
  • Data entry
  • Reception
  • Office assistant 
Mar 2013 - Sep 2013

LPN

Island Nursing and Rehab, Holtsville, NY 
  • Administer medication for 20-25 long-term residents
  • Performed basic physical assessments & documented all elements including wound treatments, medication administration, discharge instructions & follow-up care.
  • Provided patient & family education on topics including basic nutrition, care needs, & pain management.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Perform surgical wound care using a sterile & aseptic technique.
  • Receive, record, & transcribe orders from ordering doctors.
  • Prepare preoperative requirements & instructions. 
Mar 1998 - Sep 2010

LPN 

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Patchogue, NY 
  • Responsible for the care of 13 or more med/surg patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Caring for patients pre & post operatively, patients with medical issues such as Pneumonia, MS, Diabetes, & Sepsis, to name a few.
  • Performed basic physical assessments & documented all elements including wound treatments, medication administration, discharge instructions & follow-up care.
  • Provided patient & family education on topics including basic nutrition, care needs, & pain management.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens. 
  • Perform surgical wound care using a sterile & aseptic technique.
  • Receive, record, & transcribe orders from ordering doctors.
  • Prepare preoperative requirements & instructions.