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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Level-headed Healthcare professional dedicated to providing quality patient care, including companionship and support. Remains calm and effective in difficult and stressful situations. Excellent ability to defuse stressful situations and manage behavioral needs with grace. Proficient and caring Nursing team member offering over 30 years of patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

Skills
  • Tube feedings and medications familiarity
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Patient-focused care
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Transporting patients
  • Supporting Personal Needs
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Preparing Meals
  • Patient Relations
  • Patient Management
  • Observing Responses
  • Measuring Bodily Fluids
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Documenting Behaviors
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Patient Care
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Bathing
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Compassionate
  • Patient Assessments
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Inpatient care
  • Outpatient care
  • Adaptable
Work History
09/2017 to Current
Certified Nursing Assistant Spectrum Health Newaygo, MI,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • 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.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering wound care treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Participated in stimulation fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
10/2008 to 08/2017
Certified Nursing Assistant Spectrum Health Caledonia, MI,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Registered Nurses informed of changes.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
07/1997 to 11/2008
Certified Nursing Assistant Spectrum Health Grand Haven, MI,
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Doctors informed of changes.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering Wound Care treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
11/2002 to 10/2008
Certified Nursing Assistant Spectrum Health Southfield, MI,
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
Education
Expected in 08/1989 to to
Certificate: Certified Nurse Assistant
Georgia Medical Institute-Dekalb - Atlanta, GA
GPA:
Expected in to to
No Degree: Cosmetology
Central Georgia Technical College - Macon, GA
GPA:
Expected in 08/1992 to to
High School Diploma:
Penn Foster College - Scottsdale, AZ
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Georgia Medical Institute-Dekalb
  • Central Georgia Technical College
  • Penn Foster College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Certificate
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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