YOLANDA SIMPSON, RN
333 Sherman Street, Brentwood, New York 5555, (555)
Seeking a medical-surgical
position within a progressive medical center
Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse with
strong patient care skills working within a nursing home
Hardworking and energetic; flexible; adapt
easily to change of environment and work schedule.
Maintain critical thinking skills
essential to providing competent and dignified patient care.
Personable with a positive attitude;
interface effectively with patients, families, and nursing
EDUCATION / CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2004;
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New
New York State Registered Nurse
License, 2004, #5555555
CPR; BLS Certification
Long Island Rehabilitation Center, West Islip,
New York, 9/99 - Present
Licensed Practical Nurse
Alternate between day shift (30-bed
district) and evening shift (60-bed district) providing
quality, long-term nursing care for adult to geriatric
patients, exercising the four steps of the nursing process.
Upload high standards of nursing care for
a diverse population of patients ranging from newborn to
geriatric in a variety of settings including Medical Surgical,
Pediatrics, ER, OR, PICU and Ambulatory Surgery.
Performed total patient assessments
including neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory,
gastrointestinal, genitourinary, IV site/line, PICC lines,
CVP lines, surgical/trauma wound, nephrostomy tubes,
trachiostomy, urinary catheters, NG tubes, G tubes, chest
tubes, and ostomies.
Educated patients and their families on
disease processes, medical-surgical procedures, and board
aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medication and
pain management techniques.
Attended In-service training on IV and
PICC line management.
As an observer, learned the legal role
that chart-based medical records hold during court
Administered oral and intramuscular and
Cared for prenatal and postpartum
patients and their newborns, and evaluated fetal monitoring