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Summary

Diligently assist patients with all personal needs in nursing home settings. Emotionally supportive and caring with good organizational, housekeeping and documentation skills. Positive and upbeat team player with skilled nursing  credentials.

Skills
  • Colostomy care
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Wound care expertise
  • Charting
  • Talent in obtaining/charting vital signs
  • Mobility assistance
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Speaking clearly
  • Setting appointments
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Team leader
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Monitoring fluids
Experience
Certified Nursing Assistant, GWVHNF, January 2010-July 2013 Augusta, Georgia
  • Observed and documented patient responses.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming and feeding.
  • Monitored and recorded patient vital signs, including recording daily inputs and outputs.
  • Assisted patients with mobility and ambulation throughout facility.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
Certified Nursing Assistant, Nightingale Home Health, September 2013-September 2016 Augusta, Georgia
  • Created and maintained safe living environment for patients, and helped facilitate activities of daily living (ADL).
  • Assisted patients with daily activities including bathing, grooming and exercising.
  • Observed and documented patient responses.
  • Used mobility devices and hoya lift equipment to carefully and safely lift patients from chairs to beds.
  • Turned and repositioned patients for comfort and medical safety.
Education and Training
Certificate Nursing, , , Tender Care, , Augusta GA 1998
Associate of Science Nursing, , Georgia Military College , , Augusta, GA 2016
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Summary

Patient-oriented Patient Care technician excited to leverage formal training to take next career step as a Hemodialysis Technician. Focused on gaining hands-on experience in fast-paced outpatient, acute and critical care settings. Adept in all aspects of patient care, including assessment, medication administration, and health education.

Skills
  • Patient health education
  • Maintaining dialysis equipment
  • Compliance with regulatory guidelines
  • Patient relations
  • Patient care
  • Disposing of biohazardous waste
  • Team collaboration
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Inpatient and outpatient care
Experience
Certified Nursing Assistant Whitehorse Village | Newtown Square, Pa | September 2017 - August 2018
  • Provided hands-on nursing care to patients under direct RN supervision and in alignment with medical center's policies and procedures.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Contributed to workflow optimization to achieve patient care objectives and organizational goals.
Certified Nursing Assistant Genesis Health Center@ Bracken Ville | Wilmington , De | April 2014 - September 2017
  • Applied classroom instruction to analyze system models utilized by diverse healthcare organizations.
  • Assisted patients with daily activities including bathing, grooming and exercising.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality support to patients. 
Medical Assistant Panzer Dermatology | Newark , De | November 2009 - April 2011
  • Effectively served as an advisory resource by providing patient/family experience expertise.
  • Evaluated accuracy and compliance of all documentation and reports.
  • Documented contacts with prospects, related families or advisors and developed relationships with potential referral sources. 
  • Served as liaison between management, clinical staff and the community.
  • Resolved variances in accounts and reconciled with bank statements.
  • Directed the installation of improved work methods and procedures to achieve agency objectives.
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
Education and Training
Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician Delaware Technical Community College | | Dover, De, 19901 | | 2019



12 credits: Business Administration Wilmington University | | New Castle, DE, United States | | 2011
Certifications

Certified Nursing Assistant

MOSH caner treatment 

BLS/ CPR/ AED



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Professional Summary

Spanish/English speaking professional with over 16 years experience as an effective advocate for patients. Experienced CNA with strong clinical and people skills. Professionally trained CNA with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Responsible CNA with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 16 years of experience in healthcare. Member of the Unit Practice Council . Nominated employee of the year for 7 years in a row.

Awarded employee of the year At current position At The Lennar foundation Medical center.

Co-chair of the UPC at Lennar foundation medical center.

Member of the rapid response team.

Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Preceptor
  • HIPPA compliance
  • Sharp critical thinker
  • Professional bedside manners
  • Culturally competent care
Languages

Bilingual (Spanish)fluent

         

Work History
Cna - Certified Nursing Assistant, 10/2016 to Current
The Lennar Foundation Medical Center University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson\\\\\'s, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer\\\\\'s and Paget\\\\\'s disease.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, license and CPR compliance records.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.


Patient Care, 04/2001 to 09/2016
Doctors HospitalCoral Gables, FL
  • Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.
  • Successfully provided quality care to patients Implementation Assisted in implementation of new tracking system that resulted in improved patient care.
  • Clinical Skills Monitored patients\\' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Surgical Preparation Assisted in patient surgery preparation by administering proper medication, monitoring patients\\' conditions and charting abnormalities.
  • Patient Transfer Safely lifted up to 30 pounds and pushed 250 pounds on wheels.
  • Quality Assurance Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and control.
  • Vitals Testing Measured an average of 30 patients\\' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure daily.
Education
High School Diploma: 1997
Miami senior high school SW 1st - Miami, FL

Associate of : 2015
SABER COLLEGE - Coral Gables, FL
Accomplishments

Florida RN license.

New York State RN license.

Florida CNA license.

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Professional Summary

Nursing Assistant with years of experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing safe patient care and daily living activities. I have worked on a Med- Surg and ICU floor at Baptist Hospital, I have had the pleasure of being trained to do the following; inserting and removing foley catheter, removal of IV, sterile dressing changes, starting a feeding tube, and many more.

Skills
  • CPR certification
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal
  • Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care
  • Proper NG tube removal
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection understanding
  • Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care
  • Patient Care
  • Vital Signs
  • Daily Living Activities
  • Skilled in Epic
  • ICU care and MED- SURG care
Work History
Nursing Assistant 02/2016 to Current
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 1 Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27157
  • I have worked on Med-Surg for 2 1/2 years, and I have worked on the Medical ICU floor since May 2018.
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
  • Changed sterile dressings.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Assisted patients with ambulation and crutch walking.
  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
  • Member in good standing with Nurse Aide Registry.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Transported patients to and from different departments.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
Nursing Assistant 01/2015 to 07/2016
Yadkin Nursing Center 903 West Main Street, Yadkinville, NC 27055
  • Patient Care
  • CNA License
  • Vital Signs
  • CPR Certification
Waitress/Cashier 09/2015 to 04/2018
Little Richards 916 S. State, Yadkinville, NC, 27055
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Skillfully promoted items on beverage lists and restaurant specials.
  • Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Immediately reported accidents, injuries or unsafe work conditions to manager.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
Education
High School Diploma 2014 Forbush High School - 1525 Flacon Road, East Bend, NC 27018
Associate of Science: ADN-Program (Nursing) Forsyth Technical Community College - Winston-salem, NC
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How long have I known them: 3+ years

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How long have I known them: 4 years

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How long have I known them: 1 year

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