certified nursing assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Compassionate Dsp accustomed to working with physically challenged, bedridden and memory-impaired patients. Exceptionally talented at providing social and emotional support to improve patient moral and increase comfort. Proficient in assisting patients with daily hygiene, including showering and incontinence care.

  • Performing patient intakes
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Quick problem solver
  • Infection control procedures
  • Collecting specimens
  • Preparing meals
  • Helping with medication
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Reliable transportation
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Assisting with personal grooming
Direct Support Professional, 03/2021 to Current
Peace HealthFlorence, OR,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 02/2021 to 04/2021
North Ridge Health And RehabNew Hope, MN,
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
Home Health Aide, 01/2018 to 03/2020
State Of Nebraska*All Cities, NE,
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence and well-being.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Assisted elderly clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Assisted patients with such tasks as [Task] and [Task] to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
Registered Nurse, 10/1998 to 11/2017
Company NameCity, State,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Health Education , Expected in 08/2006 to University Of Ado-Ekiti - Ado-Ekiti , Ekiti
: Nursing , Expected in 11/1992 to School Of Nursing - Ibadan , Nigeria
: Midwifery, Expected in 04/1994 to Baptist School Of Midwifery - Saki , Nigeria

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School Attended

  • University Of Ado-Ekiti
  • School Of Nursing
  • Baptist School Of Midwifery

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science

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