resident assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Hardworking, tactful , approachable, open and self-motivated employee. I am also kind and caring and able to provide compassionate yet professional companionship and conversation to patients. Capable of working independently without supervision. Reliable, responsible and always willing to serve or help others. Patient and calm especially in difficult situations. Exceptional communication and time-management skills. Systematic, ambitious and competent person. Mature and committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all patients. Computer literate and proficient in Word. Dedicated to delivering consistent and focused attention to client safety, comfort and dignity. Willingness to learn new things and willing to do training, flexible, fast learner and can work under pressure.

  • Moral conduct
  • Residential support
  • Time management
  • Patient privacy
  • Medication administration
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Direct patient care
  • Patient assessments
Work History
02/2020 to Current Registered Nurse Thedacare | Thedacare Regional Medical Center - Appleton, WI,
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
  • Administered point of care testing and sent results to physician to create focused treatment plans, adjust treatment and interventions.
  • Communicated openly and collaboratively with all healthcare staff to organize successful patient care.
  • Assisted patients dealing with traumatic injuries or illnesses, including stroke patients, accident victims and cardiac patients.
  • Updated patient charts using EDIMS and SORIAN with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • IV therapies, phlebotomy.
11/2017 to 01/2020 Resident Assistant Amita Health | Menasha, WI,
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living, including bath, mealtimes and dressing
  • Administered medication as directed by physician
  • Monitored progress and documented any resident's health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated
  • Assisted residents in preparing for activity and social programs
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being
  • Assisted residents with transitioning into new living environment and maintained strong relationships with residents
  • Conducted daily welfare checks and ensured that all resident needs were met by coordinating with facility staff
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized environment
  • Changed bed linens, dumped trash, doing laundry, mopped floors, cleaned toilet and efficiently handled work related duties to promote resident comfort
10/2014 to 04/2016 Certified Nursing Assistant Ruleville Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Llc | Ruleville, MS,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheel chairs and preparing assistive devices
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines
  • Participated in fun activities, including bingo and exercise with patients each afternoon to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep nurse's informed of changes
  • Administered prepared medications as ordered
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically-relevant symptoms
  • Cared for patients per 2-24 weeks in their own home, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, dementia, bedridden due to various illnesses and muscular dystrophy
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations
04/2013 to 09/2014 Dermatologist Assistant Northshore | Northbrook, IL,
  • Assisted physician with assessments
  • Assisted physician in performing minor surgeries such as ingrown removal, cauterization of warts and warts removal
  • Prep patient's for laser treatments
  • Performed facial treatment, anti-aging treatment and acne treatment
  • Instructed patients with their home medications
  • Monitored effectiveness of skin treatments and made necessary improvements or changes
  • Referred patients to medical specialists for consultant services when necessary for patient's well-being
  • Reminded patients with their follow up check ups
06/2011 to 10/2012 Staff Registered Nurse, Emergency Room Angel Salazar Memorial General Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IV administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care
  • Implemented interventions, including EKG monitoring, catheter insertion, IV insertion and airway management
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications
  • Vaccinated patients to protect individuals from measles, pneumonia, influenza and other illnesses of concern
  • Performed frequent checks on life support equipment and made necessary adjustments to preserve optimal patient conditions
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety
Expected in 03/2008 Bachelor of Science | Nursing Riverside College, Bacolod City, Philippines, GPA:
  • Awarded Academic Proficiency SY 2004-2005, SY 2005-2006
  • Awarded as Employee of The Month of October 2019, Dove Healthcare-South
  • Clinical Skills - Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration
  • Perinatal Care - Assisted physicians in focus studies in prenatal care.Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants
  • Documentation - Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation
  • Admitted and treated over 15-20 patients per shift
  • Assisted physicians and nurses in responding to life-threatening situations

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School Attended

  • Riverside College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Resident Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Dermatologist Assistant
  • Staff Registered Nurse, Emergency Room


  • Bachelor of Science

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