certified nursing assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Detail-oriented Certified Nursing Assistant with six years of geriatric 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.

  • Medical Records Management, ICM, Point Click Care
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) Software
  • Inbound and Outbound Calling, Multi-Line system
  • Patient-Focused Care, 6yrs Geriatric Nursing
  • Data Entry, Appointment Scheduling
  • Medical Terminology Knowledge
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Support
  • Supplies and Inventory Management
  • Confidentiality and HIPAA
  • Providing quality care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture
Work History
03/2021 to Current Certified Nursing Assistant American Senior Communities | Elkhart, IN, Waldorf, MD
  • Fielded concerns surrounding patients and care, liaising between patients, POA and nursing/support staff.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collaborated with Nursing staff to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
  • Maintained current and accurate digital medical records for patients.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs, documenting observations and evaluating patient needs.
05/2019 to 01/2021 Certified Medication Assistant, CNA Regent Home Healthcare | City, STATE, Odenton, MD
  • Recorded vital signs and monitored residents to identify responses to medications and reported unexpected reactions.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by utilizing proper procedures and standard precautions.
03/2018 to 05/2019 Certified Medication Technician, CNA The Charleston Senior Community | City, STATE, Waldorf, MD
  • Point Click Care
  • Administer medications to 20-40 residents according to policy and procedure.
  • Reviewed patient progress to document effects of any prescribed medication.
  • Unpacked, sorted, counted and labeled all incoming medications to keep optimum inventory levels.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Monitored, recorded and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs including glucose/PT INR and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Delivered individualized patient care, recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Completed physical inventory counts each month, recorded information, shortages and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medications and diets to inform patient and patient's family of care and progress
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
09/2016 to 03/2018 Care Associate, CNA, CMT Erickson Living, At Riderwood AL | City, STATE, Silver Spring, MD
  • Transcribe orders, process according to company policy and procedures, OSHA, HIPPA knowledge
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Implemented individualized patient care for up to 6 assignments daily, providing ADL assistance and medication administration.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient care.
  • Monitored and answered call lights providing quality customer service and effective communication.
  • Administered medications according to proper procedures and remained vigilant for side effects. Report and document changes in condition.
  • Maintained medication inventory including refill requests. Unpacked, sorted, counted and labeled all incoming medications to keep optimum inventory levels.
Expected in to to | General Studies Montgomery County Community College, Rockville, MD GPA:
Expected in 1994 to to GED | Richard Montgomery High School, Rockville, MD GPA:
  • CMT - Certified Medication Technician
  • CNA - Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Assisted Living Management Certification
  • First aid Certified
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers

Continuing Education

Infection Control

Use of Service Plans

Alzheimer's and Mental Health

Emergency Disaster Plan, Fire and Life Safety

Resident Assessment Process

Resident, Basic Food Safety

Health and Psychosocial Needs



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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Montgomery County Community College
  • Richard Montgomery High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Medication Assistant, CNA
  • Certified Medication Technician, CNA
  • Care Associate, CNA, CMT


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • GED

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