certified nurse assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

State-certified Nursing Assistant bringing senior-level experience in healthcare settings. Observant and reliable with good bedside manner and excellent time-management skills to address patient requirements in high-volume care facilities. Proficient in mobility and personal hygiene support. Offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. Fluent in both English and Spanish.

Bachelor of Science: Nursing Administration, Expected in 05/2025
New York College of Health Professions - Syosset, NY
Status -
Work History
Certified Nurse Assistant, 11/2016 - Current
Chenega Corporation Charlottesville, VA,
  • Administers nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Observed patients under care conditions to help identify symptoms, responses to treatments and progress with goals.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Upheld infection control and prevention policies across different patient-facing areas.
  • Completed activities of daily living for patients unable to self-care, and assisted those with limited mobility in completing tasks.
  • Assisted nursing staff with completing daily rounds, documenting vital signs and answering calls.
  • Followed directions of licensed nurses to administer medications and treatments.
  • Gives hygienic care to patients assigned and oversees/assists with activities of daily living; performs assigned treatments and procedures.
  • Takes vital signs of patients assigned and reports values to the nurse in charge.
  • Reports observations and unusual conditions of patients to the Registered Nurse.
  • Prepares patients for meals and helps feed them as assigned.
  • Observes patients requiring increased security to prevent harmful behavior.
  • Provides constant observation for patients who require increased security to prevent harmful behavior.
  • Follows principles of infection control and patient safety.
  • Assists patient to wheelchair or stretcher.
  • Transports patients using wheelchair's or stretchers, as directed.
  • Transports patients to and from units under the direction of the RN and in accordance with transfer technique policies and procedures.
  • Advises staff on the arrival of patients, and assists with travel.
  • Performs preventive skin care measures through turning, positioning and heel elevation techniques at appropriate intervals.
  • Collects required specimens as directed; e.g., urine, feces, sputum.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment in patient's room.
  • Participates in ensuring that work areas are clean.
  • Documented patient information and care activities in electronic health record.
  • Collaborated with physicians to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
  • Helped patients with self-feeding and assisted feeding, based on individual needs.
  • Changed linens in rooms, keeping spaces fresh and clean for patient health and satisfaction.
  • Responded to patient requests for supplies and personal comfort items such as extra blankets.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing, and teeth brushing.
Certified Nurse Assistant, 02/2015 - 11/2016
Chenega Corporation Cheltenham, PA,
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living including helping with meals, transferring using assistive devices, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Complied with HIPAA standards in all patient documentation and interactions.
  • Utilized therapeutic communication, empathy and active listening skills to encourage and develop positive relationships with patients.
  • Educated patients and family members on best home care practices for healing and recovery.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory, and provide light entertainment.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Protected and supported resident rights and assist the individuals to maintain independence.
  • Maintained records of patient care and condition and report concerns to charge nurse
  • Maintained an infectious free environment.
  • Helped transfer and move patients, re-position patients in bed, and assisted with patient ambulation.
  • Assessed vital signs, collect lab samples, and provide pre- and post-operative care.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments, and evaluating patient needs.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns, and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing, and teeth brushing.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas, and nurse stations.
Home Health Aide, 01/2012 - 02/2015
National Church Residences Belpre, OH,
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Documented vital statistics and coordinated with health care providers.
  • Assisted clients with living independently through skill-building and mentoring in areas such as housekeeping adaptations and preparation of healthy meals.
  • Scheduled and coordinated medical appointments.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Offered patients and families emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living, and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Improved patients' comfort with massage and application of topical treatments.
  • Provided direct personal care and administrative services to clients.
  • Developed individual care plans for clients based on specific needs.
  • Performed laundry, grocery shopping and other light housekeeping duties as instructed by client.
  • Monitored client health by performing routine pulse, temperature and blood pressure checks.
  • Supported families through difficult times by offering emotional support and education on important care tasks.
  • Helped clients with managed home care, ensuring efficacy of care by monitoring health status.
  • Planned and implemented community outreach and events to provide health education about cancer, self-care and preventive breast examinations.
  • Delivered top-notch care for children with developmental disabilities, acquired illnesses or injuries.
Receptionist, 07/2013 - 08/2014
Autonation, Inc. Reno, NV,
  • Assisted with preparation of trial materials and documents.
  • Arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.
  • Researched and booked reasonably-priced and comfortable airfare, hotels and ground transportation for senior leadership.
  • Prepared and processed invoices for attorney billing.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Completed data entry of legal documents into electronic filing systems.
  • Produced and filed various legal documents and electronically preserved updated case record system.
  • Planned and organized internal and external events, meetings and conferences.
  • Generated documents and presentations using large repertoire of software programs.
  • Composed contracts, pleadings and motions in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Conducted research on legal cases and prepared summaries for attorneys.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.
  • Researched and identified legal precedents and statutes.
  • Communicated professionally with clients, colleagues and legal partnership verbally and in writing.
  • Created and printed legal documents for attorneys to review.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Managed check requests, expense reimbursement requests, invoices and accounts payable and receivable information.
  • Transcribed information from typed or handwritten notes, shorthand or dictation and confirmed accuracy and correct formatting of documents.
  • Case management
  • Conducting intakes
  • Editing and proofreading
  • EMR / EHR
  • Legal coding
  • Medical office administration
  • Memorization and Recall
  • Observing responses
  • Patient Management
  • Transcription and Dictation

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School Attended

  • New York College of Health Professions

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Receptionist


  • Bachelor of Science

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