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

Empathetic Certifed Nursing Assistant commended for chart accuracy, effective team collaboration and unprecedented patient relations. Team player capable of interacting with patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations. Service-oriented and resourceful with in-depth clinical skills and assessment training. Support patient personal care and hygiene needs with diligent assistance. Organized and efficient in keeping supplies stocked and equipment sterilized for use. Well-qualified Personal Care worker skilled in delivering top-quality home care support. Effective at ambulating patients, meeting personal grooming needs and administering medications. Detail-oriented in maintaining clean and organized personal areas to support daily living safety.

Skills
  • Patient-focused care
  • Measuring bodily fluids
  • Patient management
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Transporting patients
  • Tube feedings and medications familiarity
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Chronic disease management
  • Direct patient care
  • Conducting intakes
  • Patient privacy
  • Recording vital signs
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Case management
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Indirect patient care
  • Outpatient care
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Logs management
  • Insulin injection administration
  • Medication administration
  • Clinical quality program standards
  • Intravenous therapy
Work History
12/2019 to Current
Certified Nursing Assistant Refresh Mental Health Huntersville, NC,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Regulated IV fluids and programmed IV and insulin pumps.
  • Increased medication knowledge and medical terminology prowess through consistent research and continuing education.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Administered prescribed drugs to high-volume patient caseload.
06/2018 to Current
Certified Nursing Assistant Refresh Mental Health Huntley, IL,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
01/2008 to 07/2018
Certified Nursing Assistant Refresh Mental Health Huntsville, AL,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals, including purchasing ingredients from local shops.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Increased medication knowledge and medical terminology prowess through consistent research and continuing education.
Education
Expected in
: Nursing Education
Abcott Institute - Southfield, MI
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Abcott Institute

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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