Skilled Certified Nursing Assistant with good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to adult and geriatric residents. Motivated CNA with a highly effective communication style. Efficient worker who demonstrates strong time management and prioritization skills. Experience in fast-paced environments and communicating with people off all ages.
Certified Nurses Assistant
Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
Efficient and reliable team player
Organized and efficient server
Quick problem solver
Thrives in fast-paced environment
Courteous, professional demeanor
11/2015 to 05/2016
Nurses AideNorthern Pines Assisted Living － Grayling, Mi
Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
Changed sterile dressings.
Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Assisted patients with ambulation and crutch walking.
Answered patient calls for care and feeding.
Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.
Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
Supported diagnostic procedures, assisted with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence.
Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
Member in good standing with Nurse Aide Registry.
04/2011 to 03/2016
ServerDawson and Steven's Classic 50's Diner － Grayling, Mi
Proactively prepared for large parties and reservations, anticipating planning and staffing needs.
Addressed diner complaints with kitchen staff and served replacement menu items promptly.
Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff.
Effectively listened to, understood and clarified guest concerns and issues.
Emptied and maintained trashcans and outdoor dumpster area.Served beverages, breads and butter and replenished items as necessary.
Provided friendly and attentive service.
Sorted, soaked and washed flatware.
Restocked the salad bar and buffet, refilled condiments, organized pantry area and swept and mopped floors.
Moved and arranged tables, chairs and place settings and organized seating for groups with special needs.
Bussed and reset tables and kept dining room and work areas clean.
Relayed orders to bar and kitchen by quickly and accurately recording guest selections and keying them into the register.
Inspected, pulled and stacked cleaned items and sent soiled items back for re-scrubbing and re-washing.
Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
Resolved guest complaints quickly and efficiently.
Assertively upsold alcoholic beverages, appetizers and desserts.
Education and Training
High School DiplomaGrayling High School － Grayling, MI
Associate of Science: NursingKirtland Community College － Roscommon, Mi, United StatesCurrently unrolled in online courses--Transferring to Henry Ford Community College Winter, 2017
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