Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
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Cherrity Lynn Chambers

Licensed Practical Nurse
Hixson

Summary

Dedicated Charge Licensed Practical Nurse offering ten-years background nursing, delegating assignments and assessing patient conditions. Expertise in progress monitoring, plan implementation and history taking. Certified IV. Devoted to service excellence in patient care and patient advocacy. Focused Healthcare professional accustomed to prioritizing and delivering basic patient care. Offering 16 years of comprehensive experience in recording vital signs, collecting specimens and preparing accurate documentation. Recognized by patients for delivering five-star patient care.

Overview

2
2
years of post-secondary education
16
16
years of professional experience

Work History

LPN Charge Nurse

Cedar Springs Health And Rehab
2017-04 - 2020-01
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Worked with families, caregivers and patients to determine best options for treatment, diagnosis and prevention.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Alexian Healthcare
2011-02 - 2013-01
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting daily activity as well as any changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Provide patient care and treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas, or performing catheterizations.
  • Sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave.
  • Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.
  • Work as part of a health care team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
  • Collect samples such as blood, urine and sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
  • Supervise nurses' aides and volunteers.
  • Make appointments, file records and perform other clerical duties.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests or treatments and explain procedures.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.
  • Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
  • Clean rooms and make beds.

Patient Care Tech

Memorial Hospital
2006-01 - 2009-06
  • Observe patients' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to nursing staff.
  • Provide patients with help walking, and moving in and out of bed.
  • Provide patient care by supplying and emptying bed pans, applying dressings.
  • Bathe, groom, shave, dress, or drape patients to prepare them for surgery, treatment, or examination.
  • Set up equipment such as oxygen, helped with portable x-ray machines, splint and casting.
  • Transport patients to treatment units, using a wheelchair or stretcher.
  • Clean rooms and change linens.
  • Collect specimens such as urine, feces, or sputum.
  • Explain medical instructions to patients and family members.
  • Deliver messages, documents and specimens.
  • Answer phones and direct visitors.
  • Maintain inventory by storing, preparing, sterilizing, and issuing supplies such as dressing packs and treatment trays.
  • Administer treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas as directed by a physician or nurse.
  • Perform clerical duties such as processing documents and scheduling appointments.

Patient Care Tech, ER Trauma

Erlanger Hospital
1997-05 - 2005-04
  • Assisted Life Force with trauma patient from heli-pad to trauma bay for evaluation and stabilization.
  • Collected blood and urine samples, labeled and transported to lab.
  • Placed patient on heart monitoring system after I completed EKG.

Education

Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing

Chattanooga State
2008-06 - 2009-12

Skills

Inventory
Nursing
Policies
Recording
Reporting

Medical record auditing

Employee performance

Process evaluation

Patient care planning

Direct Patient Care

Patient care standards

Timeline

LPN Charge Nurse

Cedar Springs Health And Rehab
2017-04 - 2020-01

Licensed Practical Nurse

Alexian Healthcare
2011-02 - 2013-01

Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing

Chattanooga State
2008-06 - 2009-12

Patient Care Tech

Memorial Hospital
2006-01 - 2009-06

Patient Care Tech, ER Trauma

Erlanger Hospital
1997-05 - 2005-04
Cherrity Lynn ChambersLicensed Practical Nurse