patient care assistant ed resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Skilled healthcare worker with healthcare experience in ICU, ED, Medsurg, and NICU dedicated to providing for patient’s physical and mental needs. Committed to providing the best possible care utilizing communication and organizational skills combined with a dependable, forward-thinking approach.

  • Passion for providing excellent care
  • Patient Assessment
  • Patient Education
  • Epic EHR Management
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Conflict mediation
  • Clinical thinking
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Clear Communication
  • Organization
  • Patient rights advocacy
  • Patient monitoring
  • Medication administration
  • Family and patient support
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Emotional awareness
  • SBAR communication
  • Time management
RN - NICU, 01/2022 to Current
Walter Reed HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Managed day-to-day routines for newborn babies by administering medication and fluids and checking vital signs regularly.
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Formulated care plans for every individual neonatal intensive care patient, reviewing on daily basis to determine effectiveness.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Detected emerging problems by monitoring patients' behavior, vital signs and fluid intake and output.
  • Supervised cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms and oxygen delivery devices.
  • Identified abnormal and critical respiratory patterns through direct pulmonary assessments.
  • Checked on patients regularly to track progress with treatments, changes in symptoms and need for emergency interventions.
RN - Cardiothoracic Surgery IMC, 05/2021 to 01/2022
Johnston Willis HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Cared expertly for individuals with wide array of medical issues such as pulmonary, cardiology and infectious disease patients.
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Deployed therapeutic communication and active listening and teaching to establish relationships with patients, families and health care team for optimum patient care.
  • Monitored unexpected patient events, interactions or outcomes and recorded incident report in certain situations.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Monitored patient status and treatment progress, reporting observations to physicians.
  • Collected, labeled and processed patient specimens carefully and accurately for testing.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Responded to emergency situations based on nursing standards and patient priority.
  • Educated patients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
NCP - Cardiothoracic Surgery IMC, 03/2021 to 05/2021
Barnes And NobleCity, STATE,
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Performed variety of delegated basic patient care services to support nursing functions and activities of daily living.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
Patient Care Assistant (ED), 01/2021 to 03/2021
Company NameCity, State,
  • Obtained vital signs and collected biological samples to assist with diagnostic testing and ongoing assessments.
  • Reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Performed EKGs
  • Performed catheter care
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures, and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Ambulated patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Documented information in patient charts using EPIC.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Supported youth and adolescents patients in coping with medical procedures and treatments.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide a courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information to aid physicians with patient care planning.
Nurse Extern (ICU), 03/2020 to 08/2020
Company NameCity, State,
  • Operated under the direction of licensed nursing professionals and pursued opportunities for learning new skills
  • Obtained vital signs and collected biological samples to assist with diagnostic testing and ongoing assessments.
  • Ambulated patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics..
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Maintained safe and comfortable environment for each patient.
  • Initiated standard medical care, including vital sign monitoring and medication administration.
  • Built rapport with patients' family members and support system.
  • Collaborated with staff members to facilitate quality care.
  • Monitored patient status and reported update to senior medical staff.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.
  • Managed efficient patient transfers between unit and facility locations, including moving to procedure and surgical rooms for different procedures.
  • Used facility EMR system - Meditech.
  • Supported personal hygiene needs of patients.
  • Collaborated with health care team members in delivery of holistic care to patients.
  • Monitored and maintained catheters, IVs and bandages.
  • Investigated diagnoses to learn more about mechanism, action, peak and onset of each.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2021
Thomas Nelson Community College - Nursing - Hampton, VA
  • BLS
  • NRP

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School Attended

  • Thomas Nelson Community College - Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • RN - NICU
  • RN - Cardiothoracic Surgery IMC
  • NCP - Cardiothoracic Surgery IMC
  • Patient Care Assistant (ED)
  • Nurse Extern (ICU)


  • Associate of Applied Science

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