Nursing Assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Knowledgeable and compassionate Nursing staff member with 8+ years of healthcare experience. Diligent about serving all facets of patient medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

  • Medication administration
  • Physical therapy
  • Sage 50 US proficiency
  • AR/AP
  • Housekeeping
  • Client satisfaction
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Wound care
  • Meal preparation
  • Coordination skills
  • Project organization
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Customer service
  • Planning and coordination
  • Communications
  • Organization
  • Inventory management
  • Relationship development
  • Electronic charting
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Quick problem solver
  • Preparing meals
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Patient relations
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Able to lift 100 pounds
  • Collecting specimens
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Helping with medication
  • Infection control procedures
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid MN driver's license
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Safety training
  • Activity coordination
  • Cleaning methods
  • Dish preparation
  • Bloodborne pathogen training
  • Mopping and buffing floors
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Decision making skills
  • Customer service-focused
  • Hospitality background
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Customer-oriented
  • Physically strong
  • Kind and empathetic
  • Team relationships
05/2010 to Current Nursing Assistant Southern Ohio Medical Center | Portsmouth, OH,
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Used mobility devices and wheel chair equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assessed vitals and noted all medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Provided daily living activities to patients by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Provided basic care to patients per shift by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and preparing meals.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation or entertainment.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Engaged with patients through participation in church activity, which helped boost mood and improve overall memory.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Provided mental and emotional support to keep clients happy and healthy.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed array of other household chores to assist clients.
  • Administered personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
08/2018 to 05/2020 PCA Brookdale Senior Living | Tucson, AZ,
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Devised and maintained office systems to efficiently deal with paper flow.
  • Coordinated clients medical appointments and accommodations on behalf of clients.
  • Coordinated and planned special projects at clients' homes.
  • Assisted clients with ADL's, closely monitoring conditions and safety.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 3 times per week to prevent spread of infection.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Cleaned houses and living spaces, ran errands and cooked meals for over 4 patients daily.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Liaised between doctors and patients about care plans, progress and changing health conditions.
  • Led physical therapy activities such as ROM and PT to help patients regain range of motion, build muscle and heal injuries.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages, dressings and binders to promote healing.
  • Assisted patients with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom.
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory Responsible Party to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Kept detailed records of patient care, progress, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
08/2010 to 11/2012 CNA Accentcare | Orland Park, IL,
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence and well-being.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Managed scheduling for staff, monitoring resource allocation to provide optimal coverage and service.
03/2010 to 07/2012 Homemaker Aide Quadgraphics | North Prairie, WI,
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Swept and vacuumed floors, hallways and stairwells.
  • Provided detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Returned vacant rooms to occupant-ready status by deep cleaning, changing linens, restocking inventory and removing trash.
  • Draped and folded guests' clothing, paired shoes and neatly arranged toiletries.
  • Used equipment and chemicals by following all manufacturer instructions to avoid burns, injuries and workplace accidents.
  • Kept utility sink rooms in clean, neat and orderly condition.
  • Cleaned rooms to satisfaction of over 20 daily clients.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and restocked bathrooms 2x a day to keep facilities fresh.
  • Dusted ceiling air conditioning diffusers and ventilation systems.
  • Thoroughly cleaned establishment, including rooms, lobbies, lounges and restrooms to maintain organized and welcoming environment.
  • Reported all maintenance issues to the housekeeping status board.
  • Set up and cleaned banquet/ Dining rooms
  • Moved beds, sofas and furniture to wipe down baseboards and alleviate dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2008 High School Diploma | Moorhead High School, Moorhead, MN GPA:

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  • Moorhead High School

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  • Nursing Assistant
  • PCA
  • CNA
  • Homemaker Aide


  • High School Diploma

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