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Nursing Assistant Certified

South Carolina, United States
March 13, 2019

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Victoria Chavis

Certified Nursing Assistant

Columbia, SC


Reliable, service-focused Certified Nursing Assistant & Phlebotomist Professional with excellent patient- care and charting, laboratory skills gained through nine years of experiences as a CNA. Compassionate and technically skilled in attending to patients in a diversified healthcare environment. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong Communication Skills Actively Listens to Patients Health Insurance Portability Accountability Knowledge

Phlebotomy Skills Meticulous attention to detail.

CPR Certified Ceridian Electronic Medical Record Software Basic First Aid Skills Medical Records Skills

Venipuncture Medical Terminology Skills

Infection Control Skills Vital Signs Monitoring Skills Patient Care & Safety Decision Making Skills Under-pressure Committed to Accuracy Great Bed Side Mannerism

Six years of Medical Laboratory Medication Administration Work Experience

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Columbia, SC

September 2018 to January 2019

Sitting with elderly Grandma taking her to all her appointments, walking her and helping her around her house. Making sure she get her medication and shots Certified Nursing Assistant

Tender Homecare - Florence, SC

July 2018 to July 2018

Going to different clients house taking care of patients adl's feeding and showers Patients and running them on errands

Key Holder

Advance Auto Parts - Columbia, SC

January 2015 to June 2018

Ringing up customers stocking closing the store answering the phone and doing the paperwork for the manager for morning. Deal with customers complaints and return deliver parts. Looking through the apex computer system for parts

Certified Nursing Assistant

Helping Hands - Cayce, SC

September 2017 to September 2017

• Transported patients to treatment units, using a wheelchair and stretcher.

• Fed patients who were unable to feed themselves.

• Providing and assisting clients with all areas of Activity of Daily Living.

• Assisting in reporting and documenting the patient's health conditions and change.

• Assisting in ambulation, exercising and positioning according to clients care plan.

• Ordering/receiving/stocking all supplies for the facility. Certified Nursing Assistant

First Lighting Home Care - West Columbia, SC

August 2017 to September 2017

• Supporting individuals with personal care including activities of daily living (ADL's), hygiene, toileting, weight, and other personal care items identified in the Service Plan.

• Transported patients to treatment units, using a wheelchair and stretcher.

• Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (Doctor's appointments, walks, etc.)

• Assess patients by performing a wide range of standard vital checks including but not limited to blood pressure, blood sugar, heart rate, etc.

• Responsible for complying with HIPPA Laws/Confidential of patients.

• Documented and reported patients' medical/ psychosocial spiritual problems to appropriate interdisciplinary team member.

• Accompany clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.

• Cleaned and organized patients living quarters.

• Arranged with patients to participate in the range of motion exercises.

• Comfort patients and provide them with encouragement, guidance, and resources. Phlebotomy Technician

American Health Association - Spartanburg, SC

July 2016 to April 2017

• Provided exceptional customer service using excellent verbal communication, displaying a professional attitude at all times.

• Drawing blood from patients following venipuncture protocols.

• Completing pertinent paperwork such as patient logs and requisitions.

• Preparing tube labels correctly and legibly.

Certified Nursing Assistant

Heartland of Columbia - Columbia, SC

June 2016 to April 2017

• Under the supervision of a Register Nurse and following the planned care, provide hygiene services to 10- 12 terminally ill patients in a Skill Nursing Facility.

• Perform responsibilities of extending personal care duties like assisting patients with bathing, washing, and personal grooming and with personal hygiene.

• Responsible for taking pulse and respiration rates, temperature and blood pressure.

• Facilitated residents with morning and evening routines including bathing and dressing, and (ROM) Range of Motions.

• Transport patients to the dining room during meal time.

• Served and collected food trays and fed patients requiring help.

• Answered call lights, and an intercom system to determine patients' needs.

• Communicated effectively with residents, families, and staff.

• Documented patient's information in their charts. Medical Laboratory Technician

Columbia Healthcare - Columbia, SC

March 2007 to December 2014

• Performed lab tests in the areas of the blood work, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis, and microbiology as well as venipuncture.

• Maintained, calibrated, and troubleshot medical instruments that need to be adjusted due to malfunctioning to ensure precise testing results.

• Prepare chemical solutions, reagents, and specimens for microscopic examination; perform laboratory tests; analyze and report findings; and investigate atypical results and discrepancies to determine causation.

• Performed lab analyses to provide data for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

• Collected blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens to be analyzed.

• Performed vitals and glucose testing and assist the other medical staff members with administering injections and urinalysis.

• Stringently followed lab protocols, sanitation standards, and testing procedures.

• Triages and Interview patients by conducting medical assessments to record such pertinent health histories such, patients name, social security numbers, date of birth, prescription inquires, weight and height measurements, past and existing health histories. Certified Nursing Assistant

Columbia Health Care - Columbia, SC

February 2007 to March 2014

• Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.

• Ability to coordinate, analyzes, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

• Communicates with the patient's family, by engaging them on such topics caring for the patient upon release, and answering questions about the patients' current medical well-being.

• Observed patients who were diagnosed with such medical conditions as Parkinson's disease, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's, and Paget Disease.

• Assist patients with general grooming and Hygienic needs for bed.

• Documented and record all patients' vital data such as temperatures, blood pressure, and pulse throughout the day.

• Assists patients escorting them to the dining area for meals; assists in the feeding of patients as needed; passes food trays to individual patients in accordance with diet cards on tray and needs; documents intake of nourishment. Is able to identify the four basic food groups on a sample breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal.

• Provides range of motion exercises for patients. Certified Nursing Assistant

Columbia Health Care - Greenville, SC

January 2009 to December 2013

• Monitored patients' intake of oral medications as directed by a physician or nurse, and made the notation of time and amount have given. Cleaned rooms, changed bed linens, and attended to patients' comfort and cleanliness.

• Perform responsibilities of extending personal care duties like assisting patients with bathing, washing, and personal grooming and with personal hygiene.

• Preserve patient dignity and minimize discomfort while carrying out duties such as bedpan changes, diapering, emptying drainage bags, and bathing.

• Ensured the accurate, timely flow of information by maintaining throughout patient records and updating the healthcare team on the patients' status.

• Complied with HIPPA Standards in all patient documentation and interactions. Education

Phlebtomist in Phlebtomist

All Heart Nursing

April 2007 to May 2007

High school

Eau Claire High School

August 2000 to May 2005


Phlebotomy (8 years), Blood Draws (8 years), Calibration (8 years), Labview (8 years), Certified Nursing Assistant (10+ years), Patient Care, retail sales, CPR Certified, Venipuncture, Phlebotomist, Scheduling, Customer Service (5 years)

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