cna resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Compassionate Care Aide devoted to providing loving care to elderly and persons with disabilities and health limitations. Maintains orderly, calm environment for optimal comfort and safety.

Experienced Care Aide trained in assisting with activities of daily living and personal care. Encourages socialization, along with physical and mental health and independence.

  • Confidentiality
  • Goal development
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Patient evaluation
  • Developing relationships
  • Patient evaluations
  • Client goal planning
  • Tracking client progress
  • Progress monitoring
  • Team development
  • Social work
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Family and children's programs knowledge
  • Program monitoring
  • Child abuse and criminal history clearance
  • Team management
  • Social networking expert
  • Mental health systems
  • Child welfare advocate
  • Exemplary people management skills
  • Compassionate and active listener
  • Grant proposals
  • Coaching and counseling
  • Development activities
  • Creative
CNA, 01/2000 to 06/2012
Pih HealthEast Irvine, CA,
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort by carrying out duties such as bedpan changes, diapering and bathing.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Played games, including [Type] and [Type] with patients on [Timeframe] basis to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in [Number]-bed [Type] care facility.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
Home Health Aide, 07/2012 to Current
Sutter HealthLivermore, CA,
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation or entertainment.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed array of other household chores to assist clients.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Assisted elderly clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to [Job title] and documenting information in files.
  • Supported effective care for managed home care patients by observing health status and monitoring conditions.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Delivered activities that provided cognitive stimulation and entertainment.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Administered personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Provided mental and emotional support to keep clients happy and healthy.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans, including shopping for ingredients and cooking dishes.
  • Advocated for establishment of healthier lifestyle practices to achieve optimal wellness.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of medications and medical terminology through continued education and seminars.
  • Completed data entries in charts and logbooks to document client progress.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Engaged with patients through participation in [Type] activity, which helped boost mood and improve overall memory.
  • Recorded vitals and communicated with physicians to provide health updates.
Care Aide, 01/2017 to Current
Renown HealthReno, NV,
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation or entertainment.
  • Distributed snacks, reading material, drinks and linens to provide comfort.
  • Established good rapport with clients and family members by being cheerful and efficient.
  • Motivated clients to perform physical exercise according to age and abilities.
  • Performed light cleaning duties, including dusting, vacuuming and washing dishes.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to work as needed per patient requirements.
  • Possessed understanding and compassion for elderly and mentally challenged clients.
  • Created safe environment, preventing falls and accidents.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens [Number] times per [Timeframe] to prevent spread of infection.
  • Observed and reported changes in clients' physical condition and behavior.
  • Reminded clients to take medications and keep appointments.
  • Coached patients on [Type] at-home care, adjusting plans and schedules based on patient conditions, needs and overall health.
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Coordinated and planned special projects at clients' homes.
  • Educated families and patients on potential plans for [Type] care, including [Type]and [Type] options.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Worked with patients and families to design meal, rehabilitation and other plans for long-term success.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Assisted patients with daily hygiene tasks, including bathing, dressing, dental care and grooming.
  • Cleaned houses and living spaces, ran errands and cooked meals for over [Number] [Type] patients daily.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages, dressings and binders to promote healing.
  • Kept detailed records of patient care, [Type] progress, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory [Job title] to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Organized personal and professional calendars.
Education and Training
: , Expected in to Miami Dade College - Miami, FL

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School Attended

  • Miami Dade College

Job Titles Held:

  • CNA
  • Home Health Aide
  • Care Aide


  • Some College (No Degree)

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