private duty cna resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

I am committed to ensure all patients quality of life and well being are met. I have 18 years of experience and CPR certified. I am motivated, dependable, and can work well in different situations. I work well under stress and have attended varies courses and training over my nursing years. I have worked with LTC care, Alzheimer’s Unit, In Home Care and Private Duty. Lastly, geriatric patients has always held my attention since I began my first position as PCA. I enjoy brightening up patients on their bad days and I would be a team player!

  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Helping with medication
  • Monitoring fluids
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Patient relations
  • Collecting specimens
  • Quick problem solver
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Preparing meals
  • Dependable
  • Honest
  • Flexible
  • Familiar with Word. Windows, Chrome, Google Drive, Gmail and electronic documentation and location such as Syntrax and Key Fob systems.
  • Knowledge of fax machine, copier/printer, manual blood pressure checks with use of stethoscope.
  • Able to prioritize, delegate and supervise.
  • Maintaining good patient, family and staff rep-or,
  • CPR certified
  • Empathetic
02/2021 to 04/2021
Private Duty CNA Bayada Home Health Care Kannapolis, NC,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Oversaw and planned schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens weekly and as needed times per to prevent spread of infection.
  • Administered PO Plavix, Lopressor and anxiety medications daily. OTC pain reliever PRN. As well as educated patients and families on correct at-home administration.
  • Obtained and recorded BP, Pulse, Respiration’s and Temperature daily in morning and as needed. Weighed patient each morning on arrival to check for weight gain of 3 lbs or more and notify Physician if needed.
  • Validation Therapy as needed.
  • Incontient care every two hours, prior to meals, bedtime and as needed on daily basis.
  • Accurate documentation of vitals, weight, and kept notes related to behaviors, intake and medication administration as well as bowel log.
12/2019 to 03/2021
CNA Five Points Healthcare Van Wert, OH,
  • Prepared meals, light housekeeping, and errands.
  • Checked oxygen saturation each visit and recorded reading.
  • Changed O2 nasal cannula each Wednesday. Change nebulizer tubing weekly Wednesdays, cleansed canister after each use and cleaned all medical equipment ( concentrator, bath chair and wheelchair) as needed.
  • Monitored client with ambulation and ensure safety of oxygen tubing while ambulatory. Encouraged nonskid socks or shoes when ambulating.
  • Educated client on how to obtain O2 saturation and how to titrate flow rate if levels below 92%.
  • Assisted with shower each Saturday. Assistance with bed bath daily as well as denture care daily after meals, grooming and toenail care monthly.
  • Patient teaching on changing from concentrator to portable.
  • Encouraged meal intake. Monitored for weight loss.
  • Kept proper documentation and logs each visit
  • Utilized Santrax Application for time, duties and charting.
  • Monitored for signs and symptoms of UTI. Noted orientation and sign of confusion related to history of sepsis.
  • Verbal ques for hydration.
  • Assisted client with appointment due dates.
  • Medication reminders each Morning and at noon.
  • Showed empathy and compassion towards patient diagnosis. Listened to client on days she needed to vent, redirecting with activities when anxious(subject of grandchildren, Facebook or going for short walks.
  • Gained trust and good repor with clients and families.
  • Collaborated with nurse for care plan updates monthly.
  • Giving support when asked or needed.
  • Presented with up beat and friendly demeanor.
07/2004 to 08/2018
LPN Bond Clinic, P.A. Winter Haven, FL,
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Scheduled appointments for evaluations and scans for office with [Number]+ active patients.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Managed wound care, gave respiratory treatments and helped with non-invasive procedures.
  • Counseled clients, patients and families and provided emotional and psychosocial support.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
  • Prevented drug interactions and contributed to correct diagnosis by recording patient health information, monitoring vitals and updating patient files with Unix software.
  • Started, monitored and managed intravenous medication to stabilize patient heart and blood pressure.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Observed, charted and reported developments in patient health condition in 24 patients all different staging of Alzheimer’s secure unit.
  • Used sterile techniques, including sterile technique and Universal Precautions to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Researched and studied client diagnoses to identify care needs, effectively contributed to nursing plan developments and facilitated patient education.
  • Documented patient intake information, including medical histories, current symptoms and vitals such as height and weight.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
  • Delivered high-quality direct and indirect nursing care to up 24 Alzheimer’s patients per day.
  • Administration of PO, SQ, sublingual and current route of medication observing for orders to crush, mix or give with certain patient preference.
  • Delegation to oncoming staff and CNAs to ensure all patients need are met to my best ability
  • Educated staff, visitors and families with elopement risks. Ensuring door alarms and elopement bracelets intake and working properly each shift and recording.
  • Counseled hospice patients and family on meaning and dying process.
  • Attended training on supervision of two CNAs to maintain good patient care and accuracy.
  • Maintained friendly, calm and understanding demeanors when dealing with combative or confused patients when working secure unit.
  • Abided by no restraint policy. Ensuring proper function and placement of bed, chair or Geri chair.
  • Validation therapy with varies stages of Alzheimer’s( 7 stages) 1-3 not noticed 4-6 noticeable by others. Begins to resistant of care, unable to recognize family and can not perform self care. Stage 7 poor appetite, not as verbal, 100% total care which leads placement on hospice and eventually death.
  • Monitored for falls and prevention of 24-40 patients.
01/2002 to 07/2004
PCA/CMA Level 1 St. Francis Park City, STATE,
  • Monitored, measured and documented patients' vital signs in log book.
  • Transported patients between facility rooms and helped move individuals between mobile equipment and beds.
  • Helped patients' feel independent and dignified by assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs).
  • Responded to patient emergencies and physically stressful situations to restore calm or administer treatments.
  • Planned and prepared meals meeting patients' nutritional requirements.
  • Supported treatment goals by helping clients with prescribed medication, exercises and ambulations.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Kept instruments and equipment clean and effectively sanitized.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights to provide physical and emotional support.
  • Kept unit well-stocked and efficient with necessary medical supplies.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks, including use of disinfectants and cleaning of multiuse objects to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Monitored and charted fluid intake and output to stay current on patient conditions.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Assisted elderly patients with essential ambulatory care for transport to and from facility.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Administered various route of medication such as by mouth, topical, sublingual, ophthalmic and respiratory medication. Excluding injections and diabetic blood level monitoring.
  • Cared and safety of 20-24 bed assisted living unit.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2003 to to
High School Diploma:
Kennett High School - Kennett, MO
Expected in 05/2003 to to
Certified Nurse Assistant :
Kennett Career And Technology Center - Kennett, MO
Expected in 05/2003 to to
CMA Level 1:
Assisted Living By Americare - Kennett, MO
Expected in 07/2025 to to
LPN: Nursing
Kennett Career And Technology Center - Kennett, MO

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School Attended

  • Kennett High School
  • Kennett Career And Technology Center
  • Assisted Living By Americare
  • Kennett Career And Technology Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Duty CNA
  • CNA
  • LPN
  • PCA/CMA Level 1


  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • CMA Level 1
  • LPN

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