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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Nursing Assistant with vast knowledge of medical terminology and infection control standards. Expertise in developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric care facility residents. Kind-hearted professional with unprecedented skills in diagnostics, medical charting and medication administration. Quick problem-solver with in-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations. Proficient and caring nursing team member offering outstanding patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

Skills
  • Vital Signs Collection
  • Fluid Measurement
  • Activities of Daily Living ADL Support
  • Emotional and Social Support
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Caregiver Relations
  • Output Monitoring and Reporting
  • Observation Documentation
  • Electronic Recordkeeping
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Patient Care Quality
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • CPR Certification
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Willingness to Learn
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Patient Positioning
  • Emergency Response
  • Biological Specimen Handling
  • EMR Updating
  • Attention to Detail
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Catheter Care
  • Universal Precautions
  • Biohazard Disposal
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Calm Under Stress
  • Medical Terminology
  • CNA Certification
  • Oral Hygiene
Work History
Nursing Assistant, 12/2020 - Current
Good Shepherd Rehab Norristown, PA,
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
Operating Room Assistant, 02/2020 - 11/2020
Cleveland Clinic Wellington, OH,
  • Participated in OR suite turnaround procedures such as cleaning and case cart management.
  • Adhered to universal precautions, applying aseptic techniques to operating room equipment and personnel.
  • Applied antiseptics and sterile dressings to cover surgical locations and boost healing.
  • Gowned and gloved staff to help team prepare for surgeries.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid.
  • Maintained equipment and supplies, confirming sufficient inventory levels prior to procedures.
  • Assisted in transporting patients, Case carts and equipment before and during surgical procedures.
  • Maintained functional knowledge of operational procedures to anticipate needs of operating room staff and surgeon.
  • Prepared patients for surgery and transported patients to and from operating room.
  • Maintained operating room's inventory of products and replenished stock, when needed.
  • Cleaned and sterilized room after surgery and counted instruments and sponges used to account for supplies.
  • Opened and distributed sterile supplies during medical procedures.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs.
Nursing Assistant, 05/2019 - 10/2020
Good Shepherd Rehab Schnecksville, PA,
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Observed or examined patients to detect symptoms that required medical attention such as bruises or open wounds.
  • Identified and reported unsafe situations to DON/ADON to maintain adherence to safety protocols.
  • Documented all care actions by completing records and logs in medical software system.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
Home Health Care Aide, 01/2015 - 01/2020
Always Best Care Clear Lake, TX,
  • Offered patients and families emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients to address concerns and protect each person from any harm.
  • Administered medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding any patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing daily tasks, reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction of physician.
Education
CNA Certificate: , Expected in 01/2008
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Petra Allied Health - Fort Smith, AR,
GPA:
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1999
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Northside High School - Fort Smith, AR,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Petra Allied Health
  • Northside High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Operating Room Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Care Aide

Degrees

  • CNA Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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