nursing assistant resume example with 1+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Patient-focused and ambitious nursing student seeking a challenging opportunity to utilize R.N. education, interpersonal skills and medical training. Dedicated and compassionate, fully committed to following directions and regulations. Calm and deliberate provider of general nursing services despite high-stress, emergent and life-threatening circumstances. Flexible problem-solver with commitment to patient satisfaction, adapting to individual patient concerns while providing exceptional care.

  • Wound Dressing and Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Vital Signs and Assessments
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Communication
  • Proficient with Epic software
  • Patient-focused care
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Physical assessments

Clinical Rotations:

  • Medical/Surgical: Butler Memorial Hospital- 09/2019 to 11/2020 (265 hours)
Canon McMillan High School Canonsburg, PA, Expected in 2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Shaffer School Of Nursing- BC3 Butler, PA, Expected in 05/2021 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers


Completed an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course.

Work History
Cadia Healthcare - Nursing Assistant
Lancaster, PA, 08/2020 - Current
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitoring intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Transported biological specimens to the lab for ordered tests and obtained urine and stool specimens when necessary.
  • Offered immediate assistance to Nurses and other members of the healthcare team in emergency situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rate to stay on top of symptoms and kept Nurses informed of changes.
  • Documented all care actions by completing records and logs with Epic.
Kindred Healthcare - Nurse Extern
La Mirada, CA, 06/2020 - 08/2020

Under direct supervision of a Nurse Preceptor:

  • Maintained comfort and safety of each patient through careful monitoring and knowledge application.
  • Observed patient care outcomes to facilitate ongoing quality care.
  • Researched different diagnoses to become familiar with presentation and treatment protocols.
  • Met with patient to make introductions, inquire about needs and offer assistance.
  • Worked alongside experienced nursing professionals to learn new procedures.
  • Changed out and monitored bandages, catheters and IVs.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Cared for each patient according to care plan and physicians' instructions.
  • Monitored each patient to meet appropriate care and document status changes.
  • Administered close patient care, including checking vital signs and checking telemetry.
  • Reviewed care plans and assessed alignment with long-term and short-term care goals.
  • Collaborated with nurse preceptors and other medical staff to achieve quality patient outcome goals.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Aegis Living - Caregiver
Corte Madera, CA, 05/2018 - 11/2018
  • Earned "Caregiver of the Month" for October 2018.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Canon McMillan High School
  • Shaffer School Of Nursing- BC3

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse Extern
  • Caregiver


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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