Certified Nurse's aide with training 5+ years working in a fast paced environment with training in dementia, Alzheimer's and hospice care. Number of years working in a skilled nursing facility and caring for geriatric patients. Enjoys helping patients to improve quality of life and act as an emotional support. Long-term goals include pursuing a career as an Occupational Therapist.
Certified Nursing Assistant, CPR certified through American Heart Association, Occupational Health & Safety Administration license
Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.Collected urine and fecal samples.Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.Achieved my certifications in care for patients with dementia and Alzheimer's. Trained in hospice care.
Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately.6 years grocery store experience.Operated check stand equipment including cash register, scanner and scale.Checked out customers and bagged items quickly.Suggested additional items and offered samples of weekly promotional items to increase store sales.Praised by management for being a fast and efficient worker, requiring little supervision.Served shoppers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner.Emphasized fast, friendly customer service.Communicated and exemplified the company's vision and goals.Gave every customer immediate and undivided attention.Stayed loyal to the company in times of trouble by boycotting in support of CEO Arthur T. DeMoulas in the summer of 2014.
Provided a safe space for students. Advocated and supported individuals of the multicultural, LGBTQ, and other groups on campus. Supervised the lounge and communicated with students. Kept area clean and organized. Promoted events for different events held by the Intercultural club organizations.
Member of Activities Programming Board, Diversity Leadership Certification, Coursework in Health Studies, Sociology, and Psychology.
Volunteered 25 hours at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital to gain experience in occupational therapy in an acute care setting
Haverhill Crossings Assisted Living, volunteer
Sarah's Place, volunteer
Volunteered 20 hours at Moody School to gain experience in occupational therapy for preschool students
Volunteered at Boys & Girls Club Greater Portland during an outdoor retreat for children from Kenya.
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