Compassionate Geriatric Nursing Assistant who remains calm and effective in difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in importance of companionship and support in patient care. Adept at bathing, grooming and feeding elderly and disabled patients. Has a good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to geriatric residents.
Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
Companionship and emotional support
Geriatric Nursing Assistant10/2010
to Current Senior Helpers – Baltimore,
Manage patient schedules and provide transportation to appointments.
Perform light housekeeping duties and meal preparation.
Assist with prescribed therapy and exercise routines.
Remove safety hazards and report issues to management and/or family.
to 10/2009 Gilbert Rubin – Pikesville,
Provided care specific to dementia clients.
Bathed, dressed, and groomed client.
Prepared meals and helped feed client when necessary.
Involved client in activities, including exercise and entertainment.
Provided end of life care.
Certified Nursing Assistant/ Geriatric Nursing Assistant03/1999
to 11/2001 We Care Private Duty Services – Pikesville,
Provided a variety of care for multiple clients on a rotating schedule.
Assisted clients with daily living activities.
Kept progress reports on patients and reported any changes to supervising nurse.
Certified to give insulin and heparin injections.
Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, and blood glucose levels.
Helped take care of client's pets.
Certified Nursing Assistant01/1998
to 01/1999 Delta-T Group – Columbia,
Provided care in a group home setting.
Organized resident's daily care.
Shopped for and prepared meals.
Scheduled outings, group activities and entertainment.
Performed household cleaning duties.
GED: 1979Parkville Senior High School -