Detail-oriented Certified Nursing Assistant with 21 years of healthcare experience. personable and compassionate with superior communication and rapport-building skills. Strong commitment to comprehensive and individualized patient care and education. Liaises with medical professionals, patients and family to provide continuous top-quality care and education.
I am a certified CPR/First-aid/AED instructor since 2012. I am a BLS instructor as well and have recently been certified to train teens the babysitting course to help them safely watch children and know what to do if an emergency takes place.
Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding dependent patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
Worked with peers, RN supervisorss and office personnel s in various meetings to brainstorm new activities for patients and discuss ways to resolve issues.
Collaborated with physicians to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve knowledge to better educated in working with my particular clients..
Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to my supervisor .
Participated in fun activities, including coming up with activities and exercises with patients each day to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
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