CNA with 2 years experience in health care and home health field. Certified Brain Injury Specialist 2 years experience working in a Day Service Facility and Group Home setting for clients with Traumatic Brain Injuries and Mental illness. Skilled in providing basic direct patient care to assist with daily living activities. Measure patient's vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate and respiration. Assist patients with bathing, dressing, eating, brushing teeth, and using the restroom. Collect urine and stool samples when required for certain tests by physicians and laboratory technicians. Reposition and transfer patients from their beds to wheelchairs, walkers, or other mobile medical equipment for transportation. Execute housekeeping tasks, including making patient's beds, changing bed pans, replacing linens and collecting laundry. Record patient's health concerns and maintain reports of provided information for nurses to review. Educate patient's on range of motion exercises and stretches to relieve pain and improve functioning with certain chronic conditions. Perform safety techniques, including CPR and first aid, in emergency situations.
CNA certification # 00151091
Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) certification
CPR certified through American Heart Association
My responsibilities included assisting clients with activities of daily living, personal care, therapies, vocational pursuits and recreational activities. Also included driving and accompanying clients to appointments, activities and other outings. Prepared and cooked all meals.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Responsible for the delivery of resident care including baths, personal grooming, feeding. Assisted in toileting needs of the residents, recorded outputs. Emptied drainage collection devices and completed documentation of BM book, toileting scheduling, Rehab and nourishments. Prepared resident for meals; served and collected trays and assisted with setting up and feeding residents. Served fresh water and nourishments when indicated to do so. Completed meal assessment sheet and recorded oral intake. Assisted residents with transferring and lifting, raising residents in beds and turning residents. Obtained and recorded residents vitals signs. Collected urine and stool specimens when directed to by charge nurse or doctor. Answer and respond to call lights.
Also worked as a Home Health Aide in which I assisted clients in their own homes with all their daily living activities and needs such as preparing meals, washing dishes, helping with laundry, bathing, dressing, feeding, etc. Reported back to charge nurse any changes or concerns that I may have noticed while caring for the client.
Provided health care in clients residence. Worked under direct supervision of a nurse. Kept records of services performed.Recorded and note client's condition and progress. Check clients pulse rate,temperature and respiration rate. Performed prescribed exercises and other physical therapy as instructed by the charge nurse. Provided skin care and assisted with daily living activities such as dressing, bathing, feeding, transferring, etc.
Supervised residents living in a residence hall. Assisted with resident check-in and check-out, housekeeping needs such as laundry, making of bed. Assisted with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, transferring, feeding assistance and etc. Reported any changes or concerns to charge nurse. Assisted with meal set up in the dining room and collected trays and recorded food intake. Answered and responded to call lights.
Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists voluntary national certification program for direct care staff and professionals working in brain injury services. ACBIS provided me with the opportunity to learn important information about brain injury, to demonstrate learning in a written examination that I completed with a 90% and to earn a nationally recognized credential.
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