geriatric nursing assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

A hardworking and reliable Nursing assistant with 2 years experience. Focused on going above and beyond to support the resident and team and offering top-notch care abilities. Motivated to continue to learn and grow In my profession.


Recording vital signs

  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Measuring bodily fluids


Infection control

Understand correct use of lifting devices

Knowledgeable in medical terminology

Work History
Geriatric Nursing Assistant, 07/2020 - Current
Sunrise Senior Living Fullerton, CA,
  • Documented bath record, bowel and bladder training, meal completion and flow sheets to support patient care plan.
  • Referenced patient care plan to feed, bathe, dress, take vital signs and promote other individualized care while maintaining patient comfort and dignity.
  • Changed incontinent patients and established verbal cueing for toileting, turning and repositioning to maintain skin integrity.
  • Observed patients for changes in condition or behavior and reported developments to licensed nursing personnel.
  • Lifted, moved, transferred and transported patients using proper body mechanics to prevent accidents.
  • Bathed, dressed, groomed, toileted and fed residents to support activities of daily living.
  • Reported and recorded observations and results of treatments, tests, procedures and specimens to facilitate care plan.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Participated in fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 07/2018 - 07/2020
Greystone Healthcare Management Edwardsville, IL,

Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.

Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.

  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Nurse informed of changes.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Administer medications or treatments, such as catheterization as directed by the
Certified Nursing Assistant , 10/2019 - 11/2019
Greystone Healthcare Management Peoria, IL,

Apply clean dressings, slings, stockings, or support bandages under the direction of nurse.

Changes bed linens and make beds

Collect specimens, such as urine and sputum.

Feed patients or assist patients to eat or drink.

  • Identified and reported unsafe situations to nurse to maintain adherence to safety protocols.
Childcare Assistant, 08/2015 - 03/2016
Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA,
  • Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Engaged with children individually to encourage physical activity and academic curiosity.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Maintained safety and cleanliness by sterilizing toys and surfaces.
  • Worked with supervisors to facilitate snacks, arts and crafts and naptime.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed records of enrollments, attendance, health and safety, emergency contact information and incident reports.
  • Identified early warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in children.
  • Dressed children and changed diapers.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Communicated with children's guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Documented daily food attendance, enrollments and withdraws and monthly food claims in state-regulated system.
  • Promoted good behavior with positive reinforcement methods.
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing , Expected in 12/2023
The Community College of Baltimore County - Catonsville, MD
Status -
Certification: CNA/GNA, Expected in 10/2019
Stein Academy - Baltimore ,
Status -
Bachelor of Science: Industrial Chemistry , Expected in 02/2014
University of Science And Technology Enugu - Enugu Nigeria ,
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Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing assistant

Certified Med Technician

CPR and First Aid Certified

Maryland Development Disabilities Administrations(DDA)

Bloodborn Pathogen Certified

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School Attended

  • The Community College of Baltimore County
  • Stein Academy
  • University of Science And Technology Enugu

Job Titles Held:

  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Childcare Assistant


  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Certification
  • Bachelor of Science

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