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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Highly motivated and committed Certified Nursing Assistant, in process of transferring Certified Nursing Assistant License to Ohio. Over five years of experience in a clinical setting focused on skin cancer removal and most recently in behavioral health locked facility . Responsibilities included working with various behavioral health mandates and issues. Patient focused and empathetic with extensive knowledge of cancer and geriatric needs. Desire a full time position in a clinical or hospital setting, that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills and growth opportunities that support my goal to become a Registered Nurse.


Proven history of superior performance at individual, team and organizational levels, adaptive, quick to learn and observant.


Multitasks and prioritizes workloads with little or no supervision. Detail-oriented professional looking to bring medical background and team-building skills to deadline-driven environment. Positive and upbeat with excellent communication and listening skills. Cheerful during all staff and patient interactions, improving care and trust between patients and medical staff.


Skilled in Vitals C.P.I (crisis prevention and intervention ) inventory/ patient admissions, discharge, supporting charge nurses for patient care safety plans, assist patients with bathing and ambulating prepare and help patients with meal planning, creative activity planning keeping patients busy.

Skills
  • CPA/First Aide Certified
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Simple dressings and sutures
  • Wound care specialist
  • Monitor patient progress
  • Autoclaving glassware
  • Ambulating and repositioning patients
  • Emptying catheter bags
  • Injections for pain and surgery care
  • Emergency procedures understanding
  • Assisting with physical exams
  • Prioritizing stat orders
  • Tube feedings and medications familiarity
  • Patient oral care
  • Specimen collection
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Therapeutic procedures
Education
IIA Mesa, AZ, Expected in Associate Degree : Medical Assisting - GPA :

Graduated in top of class. I was able to choose the field I wanted to do my externship in. Dermatology was my choice, and I was offered a position at the Alta Dermatology office where I performed my externship.

Star Canyon School of Nursing Phoenix, AZ, Expected in 04/2025 CNA/LNA : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
Spectrum Health - Certified Nursing Assistant
Kentwood, MI, 04/2022 - 03/2023
  • 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.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas, and nurse stations.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory, and provide light entertainment.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Utilized therapeutic communication, empathy and active listening skills to encourage and develop positive relationships with patients.
  • Followed directions of licensed nurses to administer medications and treatments.
  • Assisted nursing staff with completing daily rounds, documenting vital signs and answering calls.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Documented patient information and care activities in electronic health record.
  • Upheld infection control and prevention policies across different patient-facing areas.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
Accentcare - Adult Caregiver
El Paso, TX, 12/2021 - 02/2022


  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance.
  • Built Claire relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Used company software and databases to maintain records of services performed and patient conditions.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications, and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
Uc Health - Medical Assistant
Timnath, CO, -
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Assisted in biopsies
  • Prepared biopsies to send to pathology
  • Completed required forms for biopsies submitted to pathology lab
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic environments.
  • Wrote out prescriptions for doctor
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Suture removal
  • Assisted in wound care
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • IIA
  • Star Canyon School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Adult Caregiver
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate Degree
  • CNA/LNA

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