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certified nursing assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Helpful certified Nursing assistant committed to making patients feel comfortable and secure. Proficient in cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms, documenting observations and examining for symptoms. Compassionate approach to dealing with those under duress.

Skills
  • Patient relations
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Collecting specimens
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Preparing meals
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Helping with medication
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Quick problem solver
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Infection control procedures
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Bilingual in [languages]
  • Charting expertise
  • Reliable transportation
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Valid [State] driver's license
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
Education and Training
Bristol Community College Fall River, MA Expected in GED : - GPA :
Ma Job Corp Center Grafton, MA Expected in CNA : - GPA :
Experience
Augustana Care Corporation - Certified Nursing Assistant
Dassel, MN, 10/2019 - 06/2020
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures by setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Augustana Care Corporation - Certified Nursing Assistant
Burnsville, MN, 10/2016 - 12/2018
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Assisted patients gently and respectfully with daily living activities, including bathing, positioning, toileting and feeding and documented care per unit protocols.
  • Protected and promoted patient rights and assisted individuals to achieve maximum independence.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Maintained clean and neat environment in patient care area, checked and restocked supplies and handled linen management and trash removal.
  • Provided compassionate care and clear communication in dealing with issues of death and dying.
  • Watched over patients to identify potential symptoms of medical conditions.
Accentcare - Home Health Aide
Irvine, CA, 01/2012 - 09/2016
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Coordinated community outreach and local events to educate on chronic illness, at-home care and preventive self-exams.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bristol Community College
  • Ma Job Corp Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aide

Degrees

  • GED
  • CNA

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