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geriatric nursing assistant resume example with 5 years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Competent, Efficient, skilled Phlebotomy Technician with 0-1 years of experience working in high-volume, fast-paced facilities. Highly knowledgeable in routine blood drawing procedures and using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles. Committed to maintaining highest quality standards when collecting, labeling and processing samples and specimens. Well-trained phlebotomy technician offering vast experience in medical operations. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills, with quick and accurate professionalism.

Skills
  • Patient privacy
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Supporting personal needs
  • Patient-focused care
  • Inpatient care
  • Direct patient care
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Responding to emergencies
Work History
05/2016 to 08/2020 Geriatric Nursing Assistant Signature Healthcare | Sevierville, TN,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy
  • Cared for resident with special needs, and disabilities. Helped and cared for the residents by preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Events, and taking residents out is a huge part of getting the residents to be happy with themselves and provide that feel of safety, and comfort to them in their times of need
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
10/2016 to 04/2017 Geriatric Nursing Assistant Signature Healthcare | Alafaya, FL,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy
  • Worked with Registered nurses to treat as many as 10-15 patients daily to provide treatments for wounds, infectious diseases, and or C-diff or other airborne diseases. Also at times providing for 20 patients to 1 GNA. When it is short staffed, ALL GNA'S work together as teams, diligent, and quick pace
  • Employed mobility devices and equipment such as ( Hoyer lifts, sierra lifts), and or if patient is 1/2 person, to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries
  • Offer immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake/output to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding tooth brushes or sponge brushes, as well as bed baths or showers to patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment
  • Employed mobility devices and equipment such as ( Hoyer lifts, sierra lifts, and or if so providing equipment that is needed to maintain that tools and equipment is fully sanitized, lifts are charged and equipment is fully stocked
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing accurate care, with great professionalism
  • Participated in fun activities, including therapy exercises, coloring, nail manicures and going to hair dressers with patients each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment
07/2015 to 04/2016 Teacher's Assistant/Aide Sleepy Hollow Daycare | City, STATE,
  • Keeping classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency
  • Partnered with teachers to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance to support classroom instruction
  • Implemented counting, reading, and learning words and or pictures to help use repetition in each daily lesson
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities
  • Collaborated with teachers for lesson preparation by preparing materials and setting up equipment
  • Documented student progress and communicated with parents to keep informed
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans
  • In each daily lesson plan their is sit down and participate task, as well as get up and dance around, also look and find. It's very important to work each part of the brain and use basic sensory taste, touch, see, hear, smell to really get their brain thinking in depth
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts, and projects
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students
  • Arranged and led activities for students, including projects, story time, lesson bins for Monday-Friday
  • Coming in on weekend days to collect information from others ideas and put them into perspective
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission
  • Supervised 5-10 students walking to field trips, performing head counts and maintaining group proximity to account for all children in busy, public environments
  • Used sensory exercises and repetition to assist students in learning foundational educational concepts
Education
Expected in 06/2015 to to High School Diploma | Huntingtown High School, , GPA:
  • Graduated high school with my CNA/GNA/CPR/FIRST-AID (2015)
  • 72 hours of clinical services at Asbury Nursing Center
  • Graduated the Phlebotomy program as a (nationally) certified phlebotomy tech (2019) from college of southern Maryland Laplata Maryland
  • 80 hours of clinical services provided at LabCorp in Laplata Maryland (2018-2019)
  • Finishing Prerequisites
  • Continuing education in Nursing to become an RN
  • Completed continuing education in Phlebotomy
  • Completed coursework in English 1-2
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • Heart Saver/AED Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • Certified nursing Assistant
  • Geriatric nursing Assistant
  • Certified phlebotomy technician (nationally certified)

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School Attended

  • Huntingtown High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Teacher's Assistant/Aide

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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