certified nursing assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Compassionate CNA 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.

  • Infection control procedures
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Patient relations
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Quick problem solver
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Detail-oriented
  • Valid NJ driver's license
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
11/2018 to Current Companion Aide Samaritan Health System | Star Lake, NY,
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Cleaned houses and living spaces, ran errands and cooked meals for patients daily.
  • Coached patients on at-home care, adjusting plans and schedules based on patient conditions, needs and overall health.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Assisted patients by closely monitoring conditions and safety.
  • Assisted patients with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Led physical therapy activities to help patients regain range of motion, build muscle and heal injuries.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory nurse to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements and accommodations on behalf of clients.
  • Kept detailed records of patient care, progress, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens to prevent spread of infection.
05/2010 to 06/2018 Companian Aide Donna Hansen | City, STATE,
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to doctor and documenting information in files.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions, including dimentia and alzheimer's disease and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Engaged with patients through participation in musical activity, which helped boost mood and improve overall memory.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
03/2009 to 05/2010 Certified Nursing Assistant CareOne | City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Monitored and replenished medical supply inventory, facilitating optimal availability for patient care.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2017 Associate of Arts | Education Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Brookdale Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Companion Aide
  • Companian Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Associate of Arts

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