certified nursing assistant resume example with 6 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

I am an ambitious, compassionate, and detail-oriented Certified Nursing Assistant with three years of experience in the healthcare and memory support setting. With superior communication and rapport-building skills, I am able to accurately evaulate and advocate for patients needs. I am also adept at taking vital signs, bathing, grooming, feeding, and transferring patients. I have been commended for chart accuraccy, effective team collaboration, and patient relations from those with diverse backgrounds. I have in-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPPA regulations to provide patient education and overall excepetional care anywhere.

  • Recording vital signs
  • Observing responses
  • Supporting personal needs
  • Patient-focused care
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Measuring bodily fluids
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Patient privacy
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Direct patient care
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Adaptable
  • Compassionate
  • Chronic disease management
  • Transporting patients
James Wood High School Winchester, VA Expected in 06/2018 Advanced Studies Diploma : - GPA :
  • Member of National Honor Socitey
  • Graduated in Top 25% of Class
  • Graduated with 3.92 GPA
  • Recipient of Westminster Canterbury Scholarship

Certified Nursing Assistant


Work History
Benedictine Health System - Certified Nursing Assistant
La Crosse, WI, 06/2017 - Current
  • Conferred with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions.
  • 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.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as, cancer, diabetes, demenita, and Parkinson's disease.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under LPN and RN supervision.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. - Cashier
Carlsbad, CA, 12/2016 - 06/2017
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Processed transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Served needs of customers in a busy environment.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with great accuracy.
Sands Of Kahana - Lifeguard
Kihei, HI, 05/2015 - 12/2016
  • Ensure full regulatory compliance for all staff members and swimmers and led safety training to enhance overall awareness and skills.
  • Detailed factors such as weather, incidents and aid rendered in daily reports to management.
  • Attentively watch over swimmers being quick to identify those in distress.
  • Completed basic maintenance and repairs to keep pools functioning properly.
  • Complied with pool policies and procedures and offered suggestions to staff to maximize safety awareness.
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support.
  • Checked water readings to keep chemicals at safe levels and avoid potential illnesses among patrons.
  • Prevented falls near and into pool by calmly reminding patrons to exercise caution around edges.
  • Inspected pool and skimmed obstacles, including toys and trash that could hinder line of sight.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by greeting all pool patrons with courtesy and resolving any issues promptly and with positive attitude.
  • Detailed safety rules and procedures regarding activities to customers and guests, which led to a decrease in incidents.
  • Observed weather and water conditions and alerted visitors to potential dangers, including storms.
  • Warned patrons of unsafe or hazardous conditions and suggested alternative activities during closures.
  • Entered water immediately to pull struggling swimmers to safety.
  • Monitored safety of all guests in and around swimming pool.
  • Conducted patrols of locations to identify and help those in need of immediate care and assistance.

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School Attended

  • James Wood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Cashier
  • Lifeguard


  • Advanced Studies Diploma

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