Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Work History

Work History

Licensed Practical Nurse

Apr 2009 - Apr 2010


Fairview Ridges Hospital

Assist RN’s in care of patients on Med Surg, Oncology, Ortho and ICU floors, Pt. histories and assessments, vitals, medication administration, treatments, I.V. starts and maintenance, preparation for patient discharge, patient education and emotional support for patients and families

Jun 2008 - Mar 2010


North Memorial

Provided assistance to Registered Nurses in caring for critically ill patients with life-threatening illnesses including acute congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, drug overdose, suicide attempts, massive traumas, respiratory failures and post-surgical procedures, stocking and ordering supplies, performing vitals, checking blood sugars, assisting in CT scans and Hospice care

Nov 2010 - Nov 2009


Park Nicollet

-Rooming patients, vitals, ordering test, immunizations, hearing and vision screenings, patient education, medication administration, treatment administration, patient advocacy, team leadership, Physician support

Jun 1998 - Aug 2008

Program Manager/Health Education Department

Turning Point

Supervision of staff and staffing needs, overseeing of daily activities, problem shooting and resolution, contract and budget management, developed marketing strategies, quality improvement strategies, accreditation compliance, staff trainings, maintenance of departmental supplies, implement prevention interventions,

assist terminally ill clients in finding community resources to fit their daily needs, prevention health education, health assessments and intake data collection, vitals, medical histories,facilitation of trainings, workshops and support groups, home visits, patient advocacy


Aug 2009 - Present


Metropolitan State University
Aug 2007 - May 2009


Hennepin Technical College



Nursing and Management Skills

-2 years of LPN experience -10 years of Supervisor/Management experience -8 years of Medical Assisting experience -2 years of Nursing Assistant experience -extensive experience in the healthcare field ranging from clinical care, case management,    patient advocacy, administrative, finance and managerial duties -the ability to administer medication -the ability to triage in urgent care settings and assist with emergency cares -the ability to remain calm and professional during periods of critical need -excellent interpersonal and therapeutic communication skills -good decision making skills -the ability to function effectively as a team player as well as work independently to achieve   adequate patient care -the ability to work with a diverse population of clients, patients and staff -the ability to lead and motivate staff to provide consistent quality patient care -the ability to provide quality preventative patient education to diverse populations


My interest are mostly in the areas of but not limited to;

Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics,

Perinatal, OB/GYN, Infectious Disease, Urgent Care, TNICU, Float Pool, Long Term and Transitional Care.  I have a special interest in Labor and Delivery and would love to increase my knowledge base in this area.



-To acquire a position in the health care field, utilizing skills, expertise and experience developed over the past years. To demonstrate my abilities to lead, motivate and become an asset to a team that provides top-quality patient care. To empower patients by delivering preventative health education and nursing care that enhances wellness and quality of life.



Sep 1989 - Present

Medical Assisting

Department of Human Services
Mar 2007 - Present


State of Minnesota
Jul 2009 - Present

Licensed Practical Nurse

Minnesota Board of Nursing
Jun 2009 - Present


American Heart Association