certified nursing assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Certified Nursing Assistant with over five years experience in a hospice setting. Patient-focused and empathetic caregiver with extensive knowledge of development factors to adult and geriatric clients.

  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Patient-focused care
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Dedicated hospice care provider
  • Credit card processing
  • At-home daycare professional
  • Food handling preparation
  • Emotionally supportive
  • Self-sufficient and confident
  • Diaper changes and feedings
  • Parent communication
  • Nutrition knowledge
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Wound care specialist
  • Skilled housekeeper
  • Safety-oriented
  • Cash flow management
  • Proficient in cash management
  • Training development aptitude
  • Trusted key holder
  • Housekeeping
  • Arts, crafts and games
  • Working with special needs children
Work History
12/2019 to Current Certified Nursing Assistant Valley Health | Washington, VA,
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RN's and LPN's informed of changes.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Cared for average of 14 patients per day, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
01/2018 to 12/2019 Certified Nursing Assistant Valley Health | Winchester, VA,
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Monitored progress and documented any status changes accordingly.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchair and automobiles.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
  • Maintained sanitary residents' and program rooms.
  • Answered patient calls for care and feeding.
03/2017 to 01/2018 Food Service Worker Service Source | Wilmington, NC,
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Kept pastry and dessert case stocked with fresh selections and arranged to entice orders.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Checked completed orders for accuracy and bagged meals for easy carrying.
  • Reduced customer wait times by quickly and efficiently operating customer window and sales register.
  • Performed shift change tasks each day to keep store efficient and neat.
  • Followed food safety procedures outlined in company policies and health and sanitation regulations to prevent food borne illness.
01/2012 to 02/2017 Certified Nursing Assistant Amg Integrated Healthcare Management | Albuquerque, NM,
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Obtained information about clients medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Maintained sanitary residents and program rooms.
  • Answered patient calls for care and feeding.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.
  • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients condition or environment.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
05/1998 to 10/2011 Custodial Supervisor Emcor Group, Inc. | Orlando, FL,
  • Supervise house keepers
  • Process inventories on cleaning supplies
  • Train new employees
  • Accepted accountability for all assigned building keys, master keys and access cards.
  • Changed bed linens and collected soiled linens for cleaning.
  • Cleaned walls, windows, shades and curtains.
  • Returned emptied garbage receptacles to their proper locations.
  • Collected trash and moved garbage cans from kitchen areas to pick-up stations.
  • Cleaned and changed bedspreads, blankets and mattresses.
  • Verified that all storage areas and carts were clean and organized.
  • Waxed and polished wood floors and other woodwork.
  • Transported cleaning products and equipment to and from the utility rooms.
Expected in to to High School Diploma | Datus Commercial Institute, Accra, Ghana GPA:

Expected in 2011 to to CNA License | Certified Nurse Aide Virginia School of Nursing and Medical Institute, Springfield, Va GPA:
Certified Nursing Assistant

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School Attended

  • Datus Commercial Institute
  • Virginia School of Nursing and Medical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Food Service Worker
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Custodial Supervisor


  • High School Diploma
  • CNA License

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