I'm a new LVN here in Cali. but I 'm educated in Philippines. I got my BSN last 2009 came here in US last Sept 2011. I got denied last 2012 for nclex RN and process my papers for lvn that year and got my ATT this 2013 and took lvn exam last May 2013 and passed it.
Here's my sample updated resume and cover letter, critique and corrections are open. Thank you.
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Dear Hiring Manager,
I am excited to state my interest in the Licensed Vocational Nurse position at your facility. Based on my compassion for others and stand desire to provide excellent patient care, I believe there is a synergistic fit between my skills and the needs of your facility.
My strong initiative and exceptional organizational skills, combined with my ability to work well under pressure, will enable me to make a substantial contribution to your facility. I believe that challenging environment such as yours will provide me an excellent opportunity for professional development and the opportunity to best utilize my skills while contributing to the healthcare community, patient and their families.
Furthermore, I obtained excellent skills during my education. I have demonstrated ability in providing patient care that focuses on holistic care. I am enthusiastic regarding this position understanding that good patient care requires a solid foundation in nursing practice, prioritization, good communication skills and the sensitivity of not only the patient but their loved ones as well.
I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you personally how my skills and strengths can best serve you facility. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (000) 123-4567 or email me at #######@yahoo.com
Thank you for consideration.
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Licensed Vocational Nurse
Energetic, motivational and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes.
> Maintaining professional composure and effectiveness in Rehabilitation and Long-Care nursing and make decision in fast-paced, unpredictable environments.
> Discipline, energetic employee who quickly rapport with patients and colleagues.
> Exceptional capacity to being team player, manage numerous, often competing priorities with ease and foster the provision of superior care.
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE
> California Licensed Vocational Nurse
> CPR / AED Adult, Child and Infant & Standard First Aid | Expiration Date
American Red Cross-Address,California
> BLS - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course | Certificate #| Expiration Date
American Heart Association,Address,California
> Strong clinical judgement > Patient/Family Focused > Documentation
> Patient teaching > Medical Clinical procedure comprehension > Multi-tasking
> Data collection > Wound cleaning/care expertise > Computer skilled
Certified Nursing Assistant September 2012-April 2013
Superhero Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Address,California
licensed nurse in patient care management.
and reported the patient's condition to licensed nurse to ensure and maintain their optimal health.
care (ADL) to the residents such as bathing and grooming.
residents in ambulation and other activities.
patients, using wheelchair.
patient's bed side neat and organized.
proper re-positioning to bed ridden patients.
accurate vital signs readings.
in mandatory in-services.
Guest Services Ambassador 2012 March-August 2012
Superhero Medical Center Address,California
the patient and incoming visitors/patient's family in positive manner and therapeutic interaction.
great customer service
all hospital policies and guidelines.
ancillary task, administrative assistance, some reception duties such as answered and returned calls if needed.
help to hospital staff such as some errands, distributing the flowers and newspapers.
Superhero's Community Action Organization 2012 February-March 2012
Preschool Support Address,California
BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing June 2005 - March 2009
University Name Address,Philippines
Private Nurse May 2009-August 2011
Orani, Bataan, Philippines 2112
PS: this is a one page resume only and cover letter as well. I don't know if I'm going to put my clinical experience. and do I have to explain my BSN coz I'm only LVN here in Cali? Any suggestions and comments are very welcome. Thank you.