I am a motivated individual, optimistic, good oriented, and very dedicated to my craft. Im am a fast learner, able to work with others, and can work independently. My experience and knowledge in health care field as a certified nursing assistant is broad, and I excelled in all the elements aspect of it, may it be from direct patient care, indirect patient care, privacy/security, and customer service.
I have chosen to apply to your company, because I have heard so many good things about the Va Hospital and your reputation really speaks for itself. Given a chance, I woul like to join your amazing team and contuine to adhere with your work values, principles, and mission. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at your convenience.
Direct and Indirect Patient Care
Assisting patient with their activities of daily living. Providing patient's personal hygiene by giving bed pans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shower, shave, and assisting with travel to the bathroom.
Assisting with serving meals, feeding the patient as necessary, help with ambulating, turning and repositioning the patient, providing water and nourishments between meals.
Keeping patient information confidential.
Able to function effectively in the case of Code Blue and Rapid Respond.
Stocking gloves, and organizing preparing room for admission or transfer.
Keeping the hallway clean and clear in the case of emergencies.
Answering call lights and attending to patient's requests.
Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
Taking and charting vital signs, reporting anything unusual and abnormal values to the assigned nurse.
Collecting Objective data and specimen for strict intake and output.
Emptying colostomy bags, Emptying Foley Bag, and Performing EKG, and PVR by Bladder Scanning.
Straight Catheterization per Nurse and Doctor's order.
Patient effects Inventory during transfer and admission to the Unit.
Blood Glucose Check and Monitor Calibration.
Performing Post Mortem Care.
Assisted with taking medications doctor's prescribed.
Helped keep bills organized and up to date on payments.
Organized a healthy meal plan for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Planned medical therapy for patients.
Scheduled doctor's appointments and rides to be picked up and dropped off at the home and doctors office.
Supervised bank accounts.
Handled money when it came time to playing the bill
At all times works as a team member w/ the RN & other healthcare team members to provide a comfortable, healing environment for the patient following the principles of responsibility, confidentiality & compliance expectations of all employees to provide safe, quality care
Has a thorough working knowledge of all transportation procedures, equipment & safety procedures involved in transporting patients
Has a thorough working knowledge of all lift equipment & techniques to provide safe patient handling
Responsible for portable oxygen tank rounds maintain a checklist of tanks checked & replaced
Assists in safe lifting, transferring, ambulating, transporting, turning & repositioning of patients as requested by the nursing/patient care services team
Utilizes proper body mechanics, identifies appropriate mode of lifting equipment & techniques, & ensures patient care protocols are observed during all patient lifts or transfers & during transport
Maintains an accurate transport log on the units & on the office data summary log of all transportation activity performed
Works cooperatively as part of the nursing/patient care services team & adhere to department & hospital policies & procedures
Stocks unit lift kits on each unit
Transports bodies to morgue
Acts as a member of the hospital decontamination team
Performs Emergency Management duties as assigned
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or designee, may act as a sitter to ensure that patient safety needs are met & will assist the RN assigned to the patient in providing care
12 years of work experience in a healthcare setting
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Computer keyboarding skills
Ability to understand and carry out directions or instructions, both written and verbal
Ability to accept direction and supervision
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