Certified Nursing Assistant since 2005, currently licensed in the State of Texas. Nine and half years of experience working with adults and geriatrics with the last four years spent working on a high acuity Pediatric care unit. Units worked on include: Adult/Pediatric Oncology, Med/Surgical, Ortho, ER, Psych, High Risk Obstetrics, ICU, and CVU. Current certification in BLS for Health Care providers. Frequently requested by patients and family members to be on patients "continuity list" after establishing a relationship of trust built on open communication and anticipation of patient needs. Received multiple hospital hero awards during four years at UCLA (unit based award). Has received positive reviews from patient family members as well as patient satisfaction surveys (this information was shared during annual employee review). Received Nursing Assistant of the Year" award during Nurses week 2013 at UCLA. Licenses Certified Nursing Assistant/Current BLS certification
Feels comfortable with educator role and enjoys can provide basic wound care
training new employees can follow physical therapy plan to increase better
Detail oriented patient outcome
excellent with time management competent in specimen handling and collection
great interpersonal skills, can effectively handle team player
difficult patients with ease comfortable performing clerical duties as needed
takes pride in giving patient-focused care
observant of abnormal changes in patient
Medical Assistant July 2015 to CurrentBaylor Scott & White － Round Rock, TX
Performing 12-lead ekg and reporting any abnormalities to physician.
Orders supplies for unit and maintains a clean and orderly environment.
Carries EKG phone: carries out orders for throughout hospital during shift, connects patients to holter monitors and event monitors.
Puts in orders for ekgs, charges for services rendered.
Has trained two new employees since start date.
Certified Nursing Assistant/Clinical Care Partner November 2010 to May 2015Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Ronald Reagan － Los Angeles, CA
Observed and documented patient status, reported any abnormalities to RN.
Assisted with ADLs and helped to establish an optimum plan of care for patient by listening to patient needs/concerns and reporting to RN.
Advocated for a safe and healing environment by adapting to individual patient needs and utilizing hospital resources to better their stay ie: Child Life services, Social Work, Pet Therapy, Music Therapy, Therapeutic massage program.
Lead trainer for new-hire Nursing Assistants for Pediatrics unit as well as float pool staff.
Asked by Clinical Educator to introduce LVN and new grad RN's to Pediatric department unit based practices/policies as well as the role of a CNA as part of the patient care team.
Performed 12 lead EKG's and prepared lab specimens as ordered by MD.
Performed Clerical duties per unit need or upon Charge RN request.
Certified Nursing Assistant March 2009 to November 2010Providence Tarzana Medical Center － Tarzana, CA
Prepared rooms for new admits, provided family members with information regarding unit policies, oriented patient family to room, addressed questions in a timely manner.
Utilized as float pool staff when unit census dropped Assisted RN with patient care: IV starts, wound care, specimen collection, feeding and bathing of patients, assisting with physical activity post-op, providing family members with educational material per request of RN.
Put together new admit charts, kept unit supplies stocked, conducted monthly inspection of food/formula on unit.
Observed strict adherence of policies to ensure safety of pediatric patient.
Certified Nursing Assistant April 2007 to November 2008Swedish Medical Center 3E/Cherry Hill － Seattle, WA
Effectively used time management to care for 8-12 patients (rotated shifts as needed).
Prepped heart patients for surgery/cardiac cath lab, maintained clean environment on unit, restocked supplies, provided personal hygiene, implemented physical activity for patients recovering from stroke.
Trained new-hire employees and oriented to unit.
Checked blood glucose levels, removed Foley catheters, administered suppositories under supervision of RN, performed hemoccult tests as ordered by MD, performed clerical duties, educated patient and family members on heart health.
High School Diploma : General Education General Education
Nursing, 2003Arlington High School － Arlington, WA, USAGeneral Education General Education
NursingSkagit Valley Community College Santa Monica Community College － Mount Vernon, WA, USANursing
Santa Monica Community College － Santa Monica, California, USA60+ Units of college level courses including Nursing prerequsites. Currently two classes shy of completing Associates
basic, CNA, charts, Clerical, interpersonal skills, Detail oriented, Educator, EKG's, ekgs, EKG, inspection, ie, listening, monitors, Nursing, bathing, patient care, Pediatrics, physical therapy, policies, reporting, safety, specimen collection, supervision, surgery, team player, phone, Therapy, time management, trainer, plan of care, checking vital signs, wound care
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Companies Worked For:
Baylor Scott & White
Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Ronald Reagan
Providence Tarzana Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center 3E/Cherry Hill
Arlington High School
Skagit Valley Community College Santa Monica Community College
Santa Monica Community College
Job Titles Held:
Certified Nursing Assistant/Clinical Care Partner
Certified Nursing Assistant
High School Diploma : General Education General Education
Nursing , 2003 Nursing
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