Energetic Home Health Aide licensed in the state of Washington. Current certifications in First Aid, Certified Nursing Assistant with experience serving chronically ill patients, including assisting with daily living activities and household tasks. Patient and highly compassionate.Hardworking CNA skilled at wound care, mobility assistance and charting. Highly flexible and willing to work all shifts.Flexible and adaptable Home Health Aide experienced in catheter insertion and removal, as well as tubule feedings and medications.PR and BCLS. Knowledge of proper feeding, grooming and wound care procedures. Seeking a hospice care provider role.HHA with current Washington Department of Health Certification. (NAC.NC.10048290) with an initial issuance date 11/04/1997-credential valid through 07/22/2015. over 15 years experience with physically disabled client. Monitored vital signs, assisted with feeding, bathing/grooming, positioning and range of motion exercises. Looking for a long term care position.Certified Nursing Assistant with 3+ years work in fast-paced environment handling confidential paperwork, administering medication and providing quality patient care.
CNA License:Nursing Assistant Certification, CPR Certification,Washington State Department of Health Certifications.
Trained Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-MAST) ,Massachusetts 1993.
Dermatology (Skin-Wound Care) Special Instruction Technician (Naval School of Health Science, San Diego, CA,1980.
Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.Massaged patients and applied preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs and heat-lamp stimulation.Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.Collected urine and fecal samples.Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters.Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.Assisted in application of traction devices.Obtained and set up suction equipment.Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests.Provided personal nursing care in pre- and post-operative situations.Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures.Tended to patients with chronic illnesses.Assisted nurses with cleaning rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter insertion.Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.Assisted with ADLs.Provided patients and families with emotional support.Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.Administered simple range of motion exercises.Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.Promoted personal and co-worker safety.Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas.Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.Promoted personal and co-worker safety.Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas.Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.Administered simple range of motion exercises.
Coursework in Community and Public Health
Coursework in Human Resources
Coursework in Health Services
Successfully Completed 91B, Advance Trauma Medical Training Course for Skill Level 20; given at the Academy of Health Sciences, The United States Health Services Command Regimental
administrative, Army, CPR, drawing, Instructor, Instruction, Navy, Nursing, Personnel, supervision, Technician, Trainer.Patient-focused care. Excellent interpersonal skills.Compassionate and trustworthy caregiver. Time management ,
Effectively interacts with patients and families.
Hospice care provider, Preparation of healthy meals and snacks,
Wound care, Catheter preparation and change Charting and record keeping, Valid Washington driver's license
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