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Certified Nursing Assistant resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Knowledgeable and compassionate Nursing staff member with 15+ years of Certified Nurse Aide experience. Diligent about serving all facets of patient medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

Skills
  • Calm and level-headed under stress
  • Documentation procedures expert Recording a measurement: Be ready to demonstrate taking a resident’s blood pressure, radial pulse, or respiration. Measuring urine output is common, too.
    Indirect care: This skill requires you to communicate with a resident and pay attention to the person’s comfort, needs, and safety. The scenario might include knowledge about Residents’ Rights. Infection control is part of this skill,
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides direct care to patients, clients, or residents of the facility or agency that they work for. Working as a team member, the CNA provides essential daily tasks such as dressing, eating, toileting, and personal hygiene. They take vital signs, record intake and output, and help with procedures.
  • DPS 1 certificate
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention CPI 1 & CPI 2/ Crisis Prevention Institute
  • Valid California driver's license, BLS for healthcare CPR & First Aide, Live Scan, TB screened.
  • Understands medical procedures, HIPAA Training Class certificate
  • Heart and Oxygen monitors
  • Knowledge in method of safely moving patient. Electronic charting
  • Specialized in Tracheotomy care and experience with the PCP pump care and monitoring patients hooked up to a ventilators.
  • End of Life Care and Postmortem Care
Education and Training
Victor Valley College Victorville, CA Expected in Associate of Science : Medical Assisting - GPA :
  • Completed continuing education in Medical Assistant
  • Completed coursework in Medical Office Procedures, Medical Insurance billing and coding.
  • Completed professional development in Certified Home Health Aide
Fresno City College Fresno, CA Expected in Associate of Science : Social Work - GPA :
Certifications
  • Arizona Department of Health Certification/CNA License
  • California Department of Health Certification/CNA License
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
Hill Health Ctr - Certified Nursing Assistant
West Haven, CT, 12/2014 - 01/2015
  • Jail Facility: Assisted mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients working under the direction of the nursing and medical staff. Physical checks every 15 min. for each assigned patient and monitored patients in specialized units under court order. Report, Record, Chart unusual or harmful behavior maintain patient information and report observation to RN Staff. Assist Psychiatrist on new patient intake evaluations and exams. 70 patient case load. 15 to chart vital signs including behavior. Worked as part of the mental health professional team composed of Medical Psychiatrist Doctors, Social Workers, RNs.
  • 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.
  • 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 each patient file.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
Always Best Care - Home Health Care Aide
Puyallup, WA, 11/2011 - 01/2014
  • Assisted father in hospice care plan.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Dressed, groomed with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to Hospice case manger, Hospice RN and documenting information in files.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Pleasantly greeted patient and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Palliative care may also be called supportive care, symptom management, or comfort care. It can be given separately from hospice care.
  • Provided mental and emotional support to keep clients happy and healthy.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions, including provide these four levels of care:
    Level 1: Routine Home Care.
    Level 2: Continuous Home Care.
    Level 3: General Inpatient Care.
    Level 4: Respite Care.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of medications and medical terminology through continued education and seminars.
  • Administered personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being. provides compassionate care for people in the last phases of incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.
  • Assisted patients with such tasks as Hospice care: Care designed to give supportive care in the final phase of a terminal illness and focus on comfort and quality of life, rather than cure. The goal is to enable patients to be comfortable and free of pain, so that they live each day as fully as possible to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
Scared Heart Staffing Inc. - Certified Nursing Assistant/Behavioral Health Technician
City, STATE, 11/2007 - 10/2012
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in each assigned patient.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • 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.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Used mobility devices and knowledgeable in methods of safely moving patients. hydraulic lift, PCP pump care and monitoring patients hooked up to ventilators. hydraulic lift sit-to-stand mechanical lift, princess hoyer lift, sit-to-stand mechanical lift, hospital bed,patient scales, stethoscopes, dopplers, and pulse oximetry. Pressure mattresses,Kidney machines,
    Stationary or portable oxygen tanks, vital sign machine.
    Oxygen concentrators, oxygen ventilators equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in 12 to 15 -bed telemetry, intensive care, labor and delivery, Children Hospital units, long term acute, ICU, medical and surgery, emergency room, cardiac care, specialized in tracheotomy, nursing home caring for older adults, extensive experience with post - end of life care.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • 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.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
A.G.E. Consultants Inc. - 24 Hour Home Health Aide/Certified Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 11/2004 - 10/2007
  • Worked with one client in home. Assisting 24 hour care. 5 days week. assisting Hospice Nurse, Case manger.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in patient chart.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Victor Valley College
  • Fresno City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Behavioral Health Technician
  • 24 Hour Home Health Aide/Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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