certified nursing assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant  accustomed to working with physically challenged, bedridden and memory-impaired patients. Exceptionally talented at providing social and emotional support to improve patient moral and increase comfort. Proficient in assisting patients with daily hygiene, including showering and incontinence care.

Dedicated Healthcare professional accustomed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, forward-thinking approach.

  • Infection control procedures
  • Able to lift [Number] pounds
  • Quick problem solver
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Preparing meals
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Collecting specimens
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Patient relations
  • Helping with medication
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Electronic charting
  • Charting expertise
  • Detail-oriented
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Reliable transportation
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
Education and Training
Monett High School Monett, MO Expected in 2009 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Xpo Logistics - Certified Nursing Assistant
San Leandro, CA, 09/2018 - 05/2021
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in 200-bed care facility.
  • Prevented infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sanitizing rooms and equipment using aseptic technique.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Monitored and replenished medical supply inventory, facilitating optimal availability for patient care.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Worked with physicians and nursing team members to support patient needs, including collecting specimens, monitoring vitals and maximizing patient comfort.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding to promote proper patient nutrition.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort by carrying out duties such as bedpan changes, diapering and bathing.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to carefully and transport patients.
Marin General Hospital - Chicken Vaccinator
Sausalito, CA, 02/2016 - 06/2018
  • Tended to running machines to detect problems and correct or report concerns.
  • Maintained sanitized and clean work area.
  • Helped machine operators set up and tend equipment to complete runs.
  • Prepared finished products for shipment.
  • Checked specifications to accurately weigh and mix ingredients.
  • Examined final products to check conformance with quality standards and production tolerances.
  • Loaded and unloaded items from machines and conveyors.
  • Recorded production data in daily logs to keep management informed of team actions.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment based on current production needs.
  • Trained new employees on proper use of  equipment to prevent accidents.
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Attended all company offered training sessions to improve skills and learn how to operate new machines.
  • Volunteered to take on additional shifts during peak periods to keep projects in alignment with tight deadlines.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Calibrated and adjusted equipment to ensure quality production using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges.
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
Jackson Brothers Of The South - Food Service Worker
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 02/2016
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Ensured compliance with company service standards, including inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Removed trash and dropped food items regularly to keep workspaces neat and clean.
  • Kept work areas, utensils and pans cleaned and sanitized.
  • Utilized approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
  • Performed prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
  • Resolved customer concerns and relayed relevant information to supervisor.
  • Protected food from spoilage by storing according to safety procedures.
  • Verified proper operation of refrigerators, freezers and warming lamps by collecting temperature readings each [Timeframe].
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards.
  • Prepared large batches of [Type] food according to standard recipes.
  • Cross-trained in [Type] and [Type] positions to support team and help meet all customer needs.
  • Received food orders from patients and families, and explained offerings.
  • Washed, peeled, cut and measured recipe ingredients.
  • Followed recipes and customer request details to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Prepared orders by slicing, weighing, packaging and pricing meats and cheeses.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Distributed supplies, utensils and portable equipment.
  • Thoroughly cleaned and sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment.
  • Removed required ingredients from pantry, cleaning and cutting food items as called for by recipes.
  • Worked with customers placing large or specialized orders, providing samples and recommendations and responding to requests.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Adjusted preparation and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Upheld food safety standards at all times.
  • Maintained work areas by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and providing machinery upkeep.
  • Cleaned work areas, equipment and utensils.
  • Updated displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to promote new and target food items.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas in conformance with health codes.
  • Verified compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Plated completed meals in appealing arrangement and set in designated areas for delivery to patrons.
  • Floated in food-prep area to identify support tasks and receive assignments from cooks.
  • Communicated effectively with deli counter customers to answer questions and make recommendations.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported items that needed to be reordered.

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School Attended

  • Monett High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Chicken Vaccinator
  • Food Service Worker


  • High School Diploma

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