Certified nursing assistant with five years experience in healthcare in a hospital setting. Skilled in providing care to all types of patients. I have worked in all areas of the hospital; ER, telemetry floors, pediatrics, post partum, ICU, MPU, and acute patient care units.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2007 to present. Certified nursing assistant in the State of Michigan.
Stock patient rooms with gloves and sharps containers, take patient vital signs, assist patient's being discharged, make up patient beds, pass water, answer call lights
Completed three semesters of clinical work in a Bachelor's in Science of Nursing program. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including; COPD, heart failure, asthma, active MI, and acute renal failure. Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics and ICU.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Tested glucose and administered injections. Pass medications with a nurse. Started IV's and accessed mediports. Inserted foley catheters.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
Worked on Nex-Gen pharmacy program filling prescriptions, counted medications, answered muti-lined phone, accurately managed cash drawer.
Previous member of Student Nurse Association for 2011/2012 school year. Overall GPA of 3.43.
Studied Careers in Health. Received first CPR certification. Completed clinical rotations at three local hospitals.
Graduated with honors in 2007.
Completed clinical coursework at Grand Blanc Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. Received certificate in 2007. Completed coursework with a 4.0 GPA.
Completed all prerequisites to University of Michigan - Flint nursing program.
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