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certified nursing assistant resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Efficient and reliable Certified Nursing Assistant with [Number] years of experience in hospital settings. Skilled in assisting with technical nursing treatments, supporting diagnostic procedures and accurately charting patient records. [State]-Certified [Job Title] bringing [Number] years of experience in healthcare settings. Observant and reliable with good bedside manner and excellent time-management skills to address patient requirements in high-volume care facilities. Proficient in mobility and personal hygiene support. Empathetic [Job Title] commended for chart accuracy, effective team collaboration and unprecedented patient relations. Interacts with patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations. Sincere Nurse Aide offering superior skills in patient needs assessment and healthcare team collaboration. Passionate multi-tasker dedicated to supporting team objectives to facilitate top-quality care. Well-versed in monitoring and noting vital signs, cleaning and sanitizing patient areas and assisting with personal hygiene tasks such as toileting and grooming. Compassionate professional certified in [Area of certification] and [Area of certification].

Skills
  • Medical office administration
  • EMR / EHR
  • Tube feedings and medications familiarity
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Transporting patients
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Supporting Personal Needs
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Preparing Meals
  • Patient Relations
  • Measuring Bodily Fluids
  • Observing Responses
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Documenting Behaviors
  • Conducting Intakes
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Patient Care
  • Bathing
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Inpatient care
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Compassionate
  • Adaptable
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Efficient and reliable team player
Work History
Certified Nursing Assistant, 08/2019 to Current
Pullman Regional HospitalPullman, WA,
  • 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.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep [Job title]s informed of changes.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Participated in [Type] fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Cared for average of [Number] patients per [Timeframe] in [Type] facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering [Type] treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
Caregiver, 06/2020 to 02/2021
ChrysalisNephi, UT,
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications through [Action] and [Action].
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Conferred with [Job title] to discuss patient condition and medical care, helping to optimize treatments and enhance outcomes.
  • Increased level of independence by providing daily undertakings that promote self-management by assisting consumers in their daily personal tasks including bathing and dressing.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 05/2016 to 06/2020
Pullman Regional HospitalPullman, WA,
  • 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.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep [Job title]s informed of changes.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Participated in [Type] fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Cared for average of [Number] patients per [Timeframe] in [Type] facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
Home Health Aide, 04/2008 to 03/2014
NursecoreSanta Barbara, CA,
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Completed required medical and program reports and maintained medical records system, program filing system and EHR, following clinic standard operating procedures.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing such tasks as [Task] and [Task], effectively reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Promoted development of healthy lifestyle to meet health and wellness objectives.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Assisted clients by performing laundry, meal preparation and other tasks.
  • Helped clients with managed home care, ensuring efficacy of care by monitoring health status.
  • Performed basic household chores, including washing floors, washing dishes, vacuuming, garbage disposal and dusting.
  • Checked vital signs on [Timeframe] basis and contacted [Job title] regarding any patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Administered [Type] and [Type] medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Provided direct personal care and administrative services to clients.
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction of physician.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve [Skill].
Education
Associate of Science: LVN, Expected in
Southwest Texas Junior College - Uvalde, TX
GPA:
GED: , Expected in 12/2019
Sherburne-Earlville Senior High School - Sherburne, NY
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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School Attended

  • Southwest Texas Junior College
  • Sherburne-Earlville Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • GED

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