Andrew Smith

287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000
(000) 000-0000

Professional Summary

Dedicated, patient-focused Registered Nurse equipped with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Extensive experience gained in Home care through working with home care companies  specifically in the areas of pediatric, geriatric and patients with special needs. Compassionate and enthusiastic team player devoted to providing highest levels of care to diverse populations.

Employment history

Home Care Nurse/Childcare, Treutel-Boehm. Port Adalbertomouth, Nevada
Jun. 2015 – Sep. 2016
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Dress children and change diapers.
  • Observe and monitor children's play activities.
  • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Sanitize toys and play equipment.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
  • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.
  • Identify signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention.
  • Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
  • Help children with homework and school work.
  • Sterilize bottles and prepare formulas.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as laundry, cleaning, dish washing, and changing of linens.
  • Accompany children to and from school, on outings, and to medical appointments.
  • Place or hoist children into baths or pools.
  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports.
  • Counsel parents with child rearing problems, interviewing the child and family to determine whether further action is required.
  • Regulate children's rest periods and nap schedules.
  • Help prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children.
  • Supervise and assist with homework.
  • Assign appropriate chores and praise targeted behaviors to encourage development of self-control, self-confidence, and responsibility.
  • Perform housekeeping and cleaning duties related to children's care.
  • Instruct and assist children in the development of health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet behavior.
  • Teach and perform age-appropriate activities, such as lap play, reading, and arts and crafts to encourage intellectual development of children.
  • Remove hazards and develop appropriate boundaries and rules to create a safe environment for children.
Home Care Nurse, Rice LLC. New Tammie, West Virginia
Aug. 2010 – Jul. 2011
Visiting Nurse, Buckridge, Keebler and Daugherty. South Mohammedshire, Idaho
Aug. 2008 – Nov. 2010
Home Care Nurse, Kilback-Kassulke. Sengerside, New Hampshire
Mar. 2007 – Aug. 2010
Home Care Nurse, Turner and Sons. Lake Stacie, New Mexico
Apr. 1997 – Feb. 2004
  • Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Prescribe medication dosages, routes, and frequencies based on patients' characteristics such as age and gender.
  • Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines.
  • Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, and injuries.
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over-the-counter (OTC) medications, and herbal remedies.
  • Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
  • Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions, with special attention to vulnerable populations such as infants, children, pregnant and lactating women, and older adults.
  • Diagnose or treat chronic health care problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognoses.
  • Provide patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors, or prevent disease or disability.
  • Perform routine or annual physical examinations.
  • Treat or refer patients for primary care conditions such as headaches, hypertension, urinary tract infections, upper respiratory infections, and dermatological conditions.
  • Diagnose or treat complex, unstable, comorbid, episodic, or emergency conditions in collaboration with other health care providers as necessary.
  • Consult with or refer patients to appropriate specialists when conditions exceed the scope of practice or expertise.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.
  • Schedule follow-up visits to monitor patients or evaluate health or illness care.
  • Supervise or coordinate patient care or support staff activities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for nurse practitioner practice including reimbursement of services.
  • Perform primary care procedures such as suturing, splinting, administering immunizations, taking cultures, and debriding wounds.
  • Maintain departmental policies and procedures in areas such as safety and infection control.
  • Advocate for accessible health care that minimizes environmental health risks.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources.


North Harris Institute, Ferryhaven, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, Applied Science, Dec. 2008
Wisozk Institute, Port Toddstad, Washington
Associate of Applied Science, Registered Nurse, Sep. 2004
Northern Louisiana University, Port Vernon, Idaho
Associate of Science, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nov. 1993
Western Rice, Thedaview, Delaware
Associate of Arts, Language Arts, Sociology, Apr. 1975


Medical care of home bound patients with co morbid diseases
Patient assessment
Patient Teaching
Teaching and monitoring CNAs and HHAs
Operating and assisting in use of medical devices in homes as related to case eg, vents hoyer lifts, transferbelts
Records Management

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