nursing assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
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. 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. 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. State-certified Nursing Assistant bringing senior-level experience in healthcare settings. Observant and reliable with good bedside manner and excellent time-management skills to address patient requirements in high-volume care facilities. Proficient in mobility and personal hygiene support. Sincere Nurse Aide offering superior skills in patient needs assessment and healthcare team collaboration. Passionate multi-tasker dedicated to supporting team objectives to facilitate top-quality care. Well-versed in monitoring and noting vital signs, cleaning and sanitizing patient areas and assisting with personal hygiene tasks such as toileting and grooming. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Care Plan Assessment
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Progress documentation
  • Medical Records Management
  • Linen Replacements
  • Vital Signs Collection
  • Emotional and Social Support
  • Activities of Daily Living ADL Support
  • Electronic Recordkeeping
  • Needs Determination
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Output Monitoring and Reporting
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Fluid Measurement
  • Observation Documentation
  • Caregiver Relations
  • Bedsore Prevention
  • Phlebotomy Training
  • Care Monitoring
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Biohazard Disposal
  • Family Education
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Bathroom Servicing
  • Special Requests and Substitutions
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Player
  • Covid Symptom Screening
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Conflict and Complaint Resolution
  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Menu Memorization and Presentation
  • Staff Training
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Dining Room Cleaning and Upkeep
  • Warm and Friendly
  • Specials Promotion and Upselling
  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • Menu Recommendations
  • High Volume Dining
  • Service-Oriented
  • Food Safety Standards
  • Upselling and Cross Selling
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • Age Verification
  • PPE Guideline Compliance
  • Workflow Coordination
  • Able to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Transactions and Cash Handling
  • Order Accuracy and Delivery
  • Tableside Service
  • Table Monitoring and Turnover
  • Inventory Management
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Process Monitoring
  • Wine and Liquor Service
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Reservations Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • ServSafe Certified
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Software Development
  • Program Modifications
  • Test Scheduling
  • Systems Monitoring
  • Hardware Installation
  • Technical Support
  • Software Installation
Work History
11/2021 to 06/2022
Nursing Assistant Good Samaritan Society Hurst, TX,
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Transported patients to treatment units and operating rooms by using wheelchairs, stretchers or moveable beds.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Collaborated with peers and attended meetings to brainstorm new activities for patients and discuss ways to resolve issues.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Documented care actions by completing records and logs in medical software system.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Observed or examined patients to detect symptoms that required medical attention such as bruises or open wounds.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Kept detailed records of nursing assessments, administered treatments and medication, discharge procedures and follow-up care needs.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Identified and reported unsafe situations to maintain adherence to safety protocols.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
04/2021 to 11/2021
Waitress Holiday Retirement Boise, ID,
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Met with chef to review daily specials and menu changes.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Informed customers about daily and seasonal specials.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Enlisted coworkers' assistance for multi-order delivery to avoid spilling or dropping food.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Remained calm and poised when dealing with difficult customers or during busy shifts.
  • Suggested appropriate food and drink pairings to increase per-ticket sales.
  • Bussed tables during busy periods to assist staff and quickly turn over tables.
06/2014 to 10/2019
Caregiver Augustana Care Corporation Newton, IA,
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Provided transportation to doctor's appointments, grocery stores, salons and barbershops.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance.
  • Planned healthy meals, purchased ingredients and cooked meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.

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  • Used Software and Software to maintain records of services performed and apparent condition of patients.
  • Entertained, conversed and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
05/2017 to 03/2018
Dirty/Cook Tender Care Home Health City, STATE,
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Met production requirements for banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
Expected in 05/2010 to to
Pittsburg High School - Pittsburg, TX,

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School Attended

  • Pittsburg High School

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  • Waitress
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