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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Efficient and reliable Certified Nursing Assistant with 10 years of experience in hospital settings. Skilled in assisting with technical nursing treatments, supporting diagnostic procedures and accurately charting patient records. Ambitious Certified Nursing Assistant with extensive experience in patient care and hospital administrative functions. Strong skills combined with ability to evaluate and advocate for patient needs. Proven history of cultivating strong patient rapport to provide exceptional care and patient education. Montana-Certified CNA bringing 10 years of 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. Empathetic CNA commended for chart accuracy, effective team collaboration and unprecedented patient relations. Interacts with patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations. Goal-oriented professional successful building lasting relationships with clients. Compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant adept at bathing, grooming and feeding elderly and disabled patients. Familiar with advanced medical terminology and procedures. Well-qualified Healthcare professional adept at managing specimens, assisting with mobility and responding to emergencies. Excellent relationship-building, prioritization and time management skills. Certified in Nursing Aide.

Skills
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Measuring bodily fluids
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Transporting patients
  • Supporting personal needs
  • Patient-focused care
  • Patient Management
  • Wound care
Work History
Certified Nurses Aide, 06/2014 to Current
ArchcareValhalla, NY,
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Nurses and other CNAs informed of changes.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Participated in fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Cared for average of 30 patients per shift in facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
OR Technician Assistant, 08/2016 to 10/2017
St Mary's Health SystemMilford, NH,
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Worked with nurses and doctors to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Maintained documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
Legal Secretary Intern, 10/2006 to 02/2008
Gustafson Law Office P.L.L.CCity, STATE,
  • Scheduled and made appointments for 2 attorneys.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Executed time sheet reconciliation and created monthly announcements.
  • Maintained calendar and tickler system for managing partner, associate attorney and senior paralegal.
  • Supported team of 2 attorneys in practice of Family law.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff and management, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services.
  • Entered new cases into company database.
  • Obtained signatures from attorneys for legal documents.
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate departments.
  • Answered and directed calls using multi-line switchboard.
  • Ordered priority documents from USPTO website.
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations.
  • Developed and maintained filing and retrieval systems.
  • Created expense reports and time sheets for office.
  • Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Created, indexed and maintained client binders.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients.
  • Prepared legal correspondence and wrote professional letters for legal assistants and attorneys.
  • Completed accident reports, trial and courtroom requests and applications for clients.
  • Processed appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Organized files for court proceedings.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 02/2003 to 06/2006
Pondera Care CenterCity, STATE,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep nurses informed of changes.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Participated in fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Cared for average of 30 patients per shift in facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1997 to Cut Bank High School - Cut Bank, MT
GPA:
Additional Information

I am a hard worker and i like challenges. I like learning new things. I know that there is alot to do and maintain in this position but i am willing to learn and do the best to my ability. I am a very personable person and enjoy helping everyone.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cut Bank High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nurses Aide
  • OR Technician Assistant
  • Legal Secretary Intern
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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