Caring and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant of 16 years. Seeking to transfer my skills and abilities to continue my education by getting an Associates Degree in the Human Services field. My final goal is to continue my education to get my Bachelor's/ Master's Degree in the Social Services as a Social Worker. Where my knowledge of taking care of many different individuals would only be an asset in growth in the health care industry while attending college. Authorized to work in the US for any employer
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Certified Nursing Assistant
Unlimited Care - Quincy, MA - April 2000 to October 2004
Assisted clients with total personal hygiene and grooming, Assisted with meal tray preparations
Assisted clients when necessary with general hygiene, bed making, and other routine chores
Taking vital sign, working with acute care patients
Report pertinent observations as well as significant changes to charge nurse.
Also provide companionship and remind patients to take medication
At times cleaning patients home and cooking meals, or assisting with meals
The impact that I had with this job, was the simple fact that the job had an impact on me. I didn't know what
to expect and how it would impact my life.
The skills that was expected from a beginner, but I had the heart and compassion of an old soul.
Patient Access Representative
Boston Medical Center - Roxbury, MA - May 1996 to September 1999
Took information on patients
Registered patients for appointments
Updated personal information also schedule and canceled new appointments
Answered phones, Filed patients hospital charts
Certified Nursing Assistant, 05/2007 to 09/2010Lexington － Orland Park, IL
Responsible for twelve to eighteen residents, Have to take vital signs, documenting residents ADL skills, Re- positioning residents every two hrs.
changing briefs, toileting residents that are continent, changing bed linen if needed, working with adults in sub-acute care also known as (TCU), working with Alzheimer's residents and bed ridden residents.
Changing oxygen bottles and nebulizers, making sure residents are comfortable throughout the night, assist in getting residents up for the seven to three shift Accomplishments The residents that I worked with impacted me, through their smiles, life stories, life experiences and their ability to help me further my life goals.
Skills Used was my years of experience of being a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Ingalls, 02/2006 to 01/2014Clinical Associates － Harvey, IL
Traveled to clients homes, worked in hospices unit, worked inpatient unit in Ingalls hospital Assisted clients when necessary with general hygiene, grooming, bed making, and other routine chores Took all vital sign and documented information Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in simple dressing treatment Working with acute care clients, Alzheimer's clients, Mentally Challenged clients Provided long term and or short term care for clients Report pertinent observations as well as significant changes to charge nurse.
Also provide companionship and remind patients to take medication At times cleaning patients home and cooking meals, or assisting with meal making Applied simple change dressing, adjusted sling, helped with stocking and support bandages My significant accomplishments working at Ingalls Home Care was making a difference in each individual clients life that I visited / worked with in the eight years of employment with Ingalls Home Care.
Putting a smile on the clients faces, just because I was smiling.
Doing an odd job around their area that they haven't been able to get done, always was appreciated.
Also having that listening ear, as well as the companionship.
Leaving clients with a sense that my skills and abilities are still continuously growing with a tradition of non-stop caring and compassion.
Skills used was my knowledge and years of experience that of an experience Certified Nursing Assistant.
Training Specialist, 03/2005 to 06/2006Aspire － Westchester, IL
Supervised residents on education field trips and community involvement Planned and supervised all social interaction with residents Documented all vital signs, worked with Alzheimer residents Worked with residents that needed acute care Provided feedback on residents goals on behavior as well as life skills Assisted with Hygiene and grooming and house keeping The accomplishments that I made was the fact that, I was able again to work with mentally challenge adults.
They was able to see me for an individual that cared and who was able to teach them everyday life skills.
That they would need after I would be gone.
Skills used was my years knowledge of being a Certified Nursing Assistant.
08/1996 to 06/1999
Army National Guard.
Rank: E "2".
Associates Degree:Human Services,2017South Suburban College － Holland, ILHuman Services
Diploma:All,1997Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School － Sudbury, MAAll
Meeting each individual at the time of appointment.
Was the first person they seen and the last person they seen when leaving.
My upbeat personality and caring smile.
Would always make a persons day no matter how they came in the door.
Skills Used Computer skills, Microsoft Word, Data Entry.
acute care, Army, changing bed linen, bed making, charts, cooking, clients, Customer Service, Home Care, listening, MA, Access, 2000, Nursing, positioning, stories, phones, toileting, vital signs, take vital signs