LPN Job Overview
Licensed Practical Nurses provide skilled nursing services to patients in state mental health facilities, community health facilities such as veterans’ hospitals and correctional facilities such as prisons, under the directions of a professional Registered Nurse or physician, and offer various associated services to maintain a secure and clean environment.

The following Resume Sample for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)  will provide you with the basic idea to make an attention grabbing resume. Modify this sample per your skills and abilities. Don’t forget to include this LPN Cover Letter to make a perfect job application.

 

Licensed Practical Nurse Resume Sample


SARA SMITH, LPN

69 Example Street ♦ Houston, TX 69999 ♦ [Contact #] ♦ [Email]


OBJECTIVE: A Licensed Practical Nurse position with Denver Healthcare. Bringing demonstrated ability to take care of patients through the provision of  comprehensive nursing practices to ensure quality and safe delivery of patient care services.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
• 3+ years’ extensive experience in nursing profession
• Texas LPN License
• Current CPR and First Aid Certification
• Valid Driver’s license

CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), State of Texas, 2010
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), State of Texas, 2007


NURSING SKILLS & EXPERTISE (See: Key Skills for LPN Resume)

• Exceptional understanding of advanced practical nursing techniques and methods
• First-hand experience in monitoring and recording clinical information
• Able to watch over and assess patient’s condition
• Proven ability to maintain suitable attitudes and behavior essential to the welfare of patients
• Hands-on experience in maintaining facility’s manual and electronic records
• Proven record of communicating with patients, staff and families effectively
• Highly skilled in setting up prescribed medications in line with patients’ nursing care plans
• In-depth knowledge of medications and treatments used in patient care


WORK EXPERIENCE

St. Peter’s Community Hospital – Houston TX | Feb 2010 – Present
Licensed Practical Nurse

• Visit and round assigned units
• Examine and interview residents and listen to their concerns
• Distribute resident care assignments to direct care staff
• Monitor patients’ health
• Change bandages and insert catheters
• Report patients’ status to registered nurses and physicians
• Maintain records on patients’ health

Mid Atlantic Health – Houston, TX | Jan 2009 – Feb 2010
Certified Nursing Assistant

• Provided personal care services to patients such as oral cleanliness, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving, diapering, and bandage
• Took, verified, and examined patients’ vital signs
• Assisted patients to feed
• Washed and changed beds
• Transported patients to and from appointments


EDUCATION
Houston City College, Houston, TX
Associate of Science in Nursing
GPA: 3.2

ADDITIONAL
• Proven ability to teach, direct and assess Nursing Assistants
• Able to systematize and organize activities of a nursing care team
• Adept at prioritizing tasks
• Track record of determining complex occupational problems