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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Certified CNA

  • Offering 9 years of experience in healthcare environments. Excellent time management abilities with compassionate bedside manner and astute observational skills. Knowledgeable about mobility assistance and patient hygiene needs.

Dedicated CNA 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.

Compassionate Nursing professional demonstrating exemplary skills in direct patient care and healthcare team support. Communicative and collaborative with bilingual ability in English and Spanish. Offering 9 years of superior healthcare industry performance.

Skills
  • Able to lift 150 pounds
  • Collecting specimens
  • Helping with medication
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Patient relations
  • Electronic charting
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Quick problem solver
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Collecting vital signs
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Preparing meals
  • Infection control procedures
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Charting expertise
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Reliable transportation
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Valid Texas driver's license
Experience
Certified Nursing Assistant, 10/2019 - Current
St. Croix Regional Medical Center Frederic, WI,
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in 100-bed long-termcare facility.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
Certified Nursing Aide , 08/2017 - 02/2019
Archcare Kingston, NY,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Attended to patients in 100-bed unit, continuously checking on needs and maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Prepared examination and patient rooms for procedures, checking supply availability and laying out instruments.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cleaned and sterilized all and equipment to reduce risk of patient infection and contamination.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to carefully and transport patients.
Server, 08/2017 - 01/2019
St. Hope Public Schools Sacramento, CA,
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Upsold customers and optimized table-turns, outperforming wait staff average sales by up to 50%.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Cleaned dining area between guests with efficient sweeping, glass washing and spill removal.
  • Served average of 45 patrons daily at local restaurant with exceptional service.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers to back up kitchen staff.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively and verified all items were clean and free from water spots and chips.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Prepared banquet room for next function by resetting room, cleaning surfaces and replenishing supplies.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Plated food and ensured plate presentation and food quality were of highest standard.
  • Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling multiple tables.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and updates to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Walked through dining room during service to ensure guest satisfaction and advise servers and bussing staff of specific service needs.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Designed custom private function and banquet packages to accommodate groups.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Prepared banquet rooms for use, adjusting lights, sound volumes and room temperature to provide comfortable experiences for guests.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Sent orders to kitchen staff by computer
  • Prepared and served cold, hot beverages to guests.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maintained indoor and outdoor dining areas by removing trash, wiping down tables and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
  • Requested photo identification from patrons ordering alcoholic beverages to verify legal age of consumption.
  • Requested photo identification from patrons ordering alcoholic beverages to verify legal age of consumption.
  • Answered phones politely and promptly, accurately recording and confirming reservations.
  • Reviewed identification for patrons before serving alcoholic drinks.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
Education and Training
: Elementary Education, Expected in
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Angelina College - Lufkin, TX
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Angelina College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Aide
  • Server

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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