Guidelines

In a Licensed Practical Nurse resume, you need to highlight your medical expertise and professional experiences. It is important to mention only the most relevant skills in your resume which are directly associated with the needs of prospective employer.

A compelling resume along with an LPN Cover Letter will assist you secure an interview successfully.

The following LPN Resume Template will guide you how to build your own resume. Sara used this template to land her first LPN position straight out of college.

See also: The Best Resume for LPN

 

LPN Resume Template

 

SARA CHRIS – LPN

262 Maple Street,
Houston, TX 65432
(999) 999-9010, [Email]

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
• Strongly motivated LPN with 2 years of extensive experience in hospital and acute care settings
• Clinical skills combine with dedication to provide exceptional patient care and compassion
• Able to perform EKG’s, phlebotomy, immunizations, height, weight and temperature
• License to practice as LPN – State of Texas

 AREAS OF EXPERTISE
 • Physical assessments  • Taking medical histories
 • Clinical testing  • Illness/injuries evaluation
 • Treatment administration  • Care documentation
 • Medication dispensing  • Patient and family education
 • Wound care  • Dressings

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

St Peter’s Hospital – Houston, TX | May 2008 – Present
Licensed Practical Nurse
• Assist physicians and registered nurses to carry out tests and procedures
• Measure patients’ vital signs; height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration
• Give injections and enemas, manage catheters and dress wounds
• Document food and fluid intake and output
• Oversee nursing assistants and aides
• Clean and medical equipment

XYZ Clinic – Houston, TX | July 2006 – May 2008
Staff Nurse
• Helped residents with dressing, and special hygiene
• Instructed patients regarding good health habits
• Monitored patients and report unfavorable reactions to drug or treatments
• Fed patients who call for assistance eating
• Gathered samples for testing
• Taught family how to care for patient
• Completed insurance forms, pre-authorizations, and appointments

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Houston College of Nursing, Houston, TX – 2005
BS in Nursing

Licensed Practical Nurse Certification – 2006
IV therapy
BLS, First Aid and CPR

MEMBERSHIP
Member of Houston Society of Licensed Practical Nurses

ADDITIONAL
• Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish
• Proven ability to work effectively in stressful situations