nursing assistant patient sitter resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

A position with a progressive company which offers a high level of challenge, responsibility, and the opportunity for continued career growth. Also, to be successful in the atmosphere of working hard in the presence of integrity, by using my knowledge, skills and ability. A reliable and ethical healthcare provider with ability to stay calm and intervene during crises, facilitate groups and collaborate on multidisciplinary teams... In addition, I'm a dedicated patient care professional with impressive mental health expertise and trama and suicidal experience.

Delivered exceptional patient support in community-based treatment facility and contributed to many patients' status improvements. Superb communications skills and compassionate nature enabled positive outcomes in challenging environment.

  • Discharge Planning
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Allergy Management
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Patient Bathing
  • Patient Assessment
Stillman College Tuscaloosa, AL Expected in 05/2017 BSN : Bachelor of Science And Nursing - GPA :
Stillman College 3601 Stillman Blvd Tuscaloosa, Al 35401, Expected in 11/2013 BS : Biology - GPA :
Work History
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health - Nursing Assistant/Patient Sitter
East Stroudsburg, PA, 01/2019 - Current
  • I offer my services as a Sitter and a Nursing Assistant when needed to Veterans who have served this country in need of Safety or either Suicidal Ideation behavioral needs.
  • I obtain vital signs, weights, I’s & O's, making beds, giving bed baths, all ALDL’S, I am also very proficient in verbal and written communication.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Worked to alleviate isolation and loss of personal freedom in patients resulting from deteriorating physical and mental health.
Manhattan College - Mental Health Tech
New York, NY, 11/2013 - 05/2017
  • Work- skillset / experience to include the following:
  • Initiated and conducted group activities, conducted psycho-educational classes, provided direct care to promoted therapeutic environment to enhance wellness.
  • Developed relationships focusing on helping patients identified and learned effective ways of dealing with social pressures and personal limitations.
  • Demonstrated awareness of adult and geriatric developmental stages and adult learning processes.
  • Established and maintained a therapeutic relationship with all patients.
  • Coordinated discharges by ensuring that discharge orders are written, and that discharge medication and clothing are given to the patient, family, or others assisting with the discharge.
  • Identified behaviors that necessitated intervention and obtained assistance from qualified personnel to complete intervention.
  • Escorted patients from unit to meals, activities and visitation areas to maintain standard of safety and security.
  • Applied de-escalation and limit-setting techniques to promote patient cooperation.
  • Helped patients with meals, activities of daily living (ADLs) and facility transfers to promote security and patient well-being.
Yale-New Haven Health - Adjunct Instructor
Groton, CT, 11/2013 - 05/2015
  • Prepared student progress reports and graded reports.
  • Instructed current technology and equipment utilized throughout the medical field.
  • Instructed blood drawing procedures, injections, vein-puncture, Urinalysis and wound care.
  • Taught techniques with vacutainer tubes, syringes, butterfly needles and tourniquets.
  • I am also an adjunct teacher in which I teach all Allied Health Subjects to Medical Assistants and Dental Assistants.
  • The school is currently for business.
Trinity Medical Center - Patient Care Technician
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 02/2014
  • Performed direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and hygiene needs, and obtaining certain lab specimens.
  • Charted observations and activities, reported pertinent changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Performed delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared.
  • Escorted patients to and from various destinations.
  • Assisted in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment.
  • Ordered, received and stored supplies and performed basic clerical functions.
  • Participated in follow-up activities and tracked clients, schedules appointments and performed other related tasks.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team productivity.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.

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School Attended

  • Stillman College
  • Stillman College

Job Titles Held:

  • Nursing Assistant/Patient Sitter
  • Mental Health Tech
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Patient Care Technician


  • BSN
  • BS

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