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certified nursing assistant resume example with 18 years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Proficient and caring nursing team member offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds. Detail-oriented Certified Nursing Assistant with successful geriatric healthcare experience. Personable and compassionate with superior communication and rapport-building skills. Strong commitment to comprehensive and individualized patient care and education. Liaises with medical professionals, patients and family to provide continuous top-quality care and education. State-certified Nursing Assistant bringing senior-level 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. Ambitious Certified Nursing Assistant with extensive experience in patient care and hospital administrative functions. Strong patient care skills combined with excellent patient evaluation and advocacy. Proven history of cultivating strong patient rapport to provide exceptional care and patient education. Empathetic Certified Nursing Assistant 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. Analytical and strategic unit secretary with excellent problem-solving and time management skills. Organized, efficient and always willing to go extra mile to meet expectations. Compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant adept at bathing, grooming and feeding elderly and disabled patients. Familiar with advanced medical terminology and procedures. Efficient and reliable Certified Nursing Assistant with excellent experience in hospital settings. Skilled in assisting with technical nursing treatments, supporting diagnostic procedures and accurately charting patient records. Compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant with 19 years of Patient care experience. Expert in assisting treatments with dedication to specialized patient care.

Skills
  • Surgical Preparation
  • Activities of Daily Living ADL Support
  • Electronic Recordkeeping
  • Observation Documentation
  • Emotional and Social Support
  • Caregiver Relations
  • Needs Determination
  • Bedsore Prevention
  • Vital Signs Collection
  • Output Monitoring and Reporting
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Fluid Measurement
  • Linen Replacements
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Patient Safety Management
  • Wound Care
  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Insurance Verification
  • Unit Supply Maintenance
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Biological Specimen Handling
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Catheter Care
  • Medication Administration
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Emergency Response
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Room Cleaning and Restocking
  • Consistent Follow Through
  • Empathy and Compassionate Care
  • Biohazard Disposal
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Injury Prevention
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Care Quality
  • Willingness to Learn
Work History
07/2020 to Current Certified Nursing Assistant Starkey Inc. | Wichita, KS,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
02/2012 to Current Medical Records Coordinator Friendship Village Retirement Community | Dayton, OH,
  • Identified new methods to optimize medical records management.
  • Kept accurate log of requests for medical information and records.
  • Processed medical records requests from outside providers according to facility, state and federal law.
  • Obtained necessary signatures on information release forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Maintained historical reference by abstracting and coding clinical data such as diseases, operations, procedures and therapies with standard classification systems.
  • Researched and compiled statistical data to support cost control and care improvement initiatives.
  • Organized, planned and directed medical records movements per established policies.
  • Interacted and communicated easily with department personnel and public.
  • Established and managed policies for completing, coding, signing and indexing records.
  • Maintained accuracy, completeness and security for medical records and health information.
  • Maintained and organized supply room and purchased additional new materials according to department needs.
  • Uploaded records to patient's individual vault.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, status, services provided and other information necessary for compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Used classification manuals to gain additional knowledge of disease and diagnoses processes.
  • Maintained patient records in compliance with security regulations.
  • Reviewed charts and flagged incomplete or inaccurate information.
  • Delivered charts to assigned areas of hospital by following established routing procedures.
  • Created new medical records and retrieved existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents and assigning and recording new record numbers.
  • Uploaded physician progress notes, history and physicals into electronic medical records.
  • Gathered patient information by collecting demographic information from variety of sources.
  • Maintained patient confidence by keeping patient records information confidential.
  • Trained over 32 direct reports on department procedures and policies to maximize department productivity.
02/2012 to Current Subacute Unit Secratary State Of Washington | Olympia, WA,
  • Organized and facilitated subacute department head meetings weekly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
  • Implemented successful healthcare program through professionalism, quality of care, medical teaching and patient satisfaction.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Scheduled surgeries, managed pre-certifications and verified insurance coverage.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 200-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over subacute employees across more than 3 departments.
  • Removed trash and straightened counters to keep pharmacy area clean and neat.
  • Implemented procedures necessary for compounding, mixing, packaging and labeling.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Implemented best practice standards for billing resulting in substantial reduction of accounts receivable delays.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to clinical staff.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Collaborated with store manager to maintain daily operations.
02/2004 to 02/2020 Certified Nursing Assistant Grandview Rehab | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 200-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
Education
Expected in to to No Degree | Nursing Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to Medical Coding And Billing | American Institue , West Hartford, Ct, GPA:
Expected in 06/2003 to to High School Diploma | New Britain High School, New Britain, CT GPA:

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School Attended

  • Goodwin College
  • American Institue
  • New Britain High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Subacute Unit Secratary
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Medical Coding And Billing
  • High School Diploma

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