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Nursing Assistant Certified

Attalla, Alabama, United States
June 09, 2019

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JANNA RAKESTRAW H: 256-***-**** 1188 Whisenant Rd, Attalla, AL 35954 Dedicated, skilled LPN with health care experience in clinical and long term settings. Academic Background includes certificate of completion from Gadsden States Community College LPN program with Class Vice president election from my peers. Caring professional with superior communication and management skills, Licensed in ALabama by the state board of NURSING. Catheter change and preparation

Collecting specimens

Monitoring fluids

Grooming and bathing assistance

Quality assurance controls

Electronic charting

Medical terminology knowledge

Infection control procedures

Patient relations

Performing patient intakes

Able to lift [Number] pounds 200+

Quick problem solver

Collecting vital signs

Respiratory equipment training

Calm and level-headed under duress

Documentation procedures expert

Helping with medication

Strong medical ethic

AED certification

Personal and professional integrity

Speaking clearly

Information documentation

Wound cleaning/care expertise

Gastrostomy tube care

Tracheostomy care

IV drug therapy management

Patient positioning understanding

Enthusiastic caregiver

08/2018 - Current

Crossville Health and

Rehab 256-***-****

Crossville, AL


I work with the elderly. Helping them acheive the best Quality of Life possible in whichever Diagnosis/situation they may be in. Tasks include but not limited to: giving medications assuring they are receiving the correct medications and doses that is needed. Directing CNA nursing staff on how to care for residents at the facilty. Assessing for any changes in cognitive and/or physical abilities on a day to day basis and informing Providers of changes. Making sure lab work is completed as needed and informing provider of any changes within them. Wound care as needed. IV therapy administration and monitoring.

06/2012 - 07/2018

Quality of Life Health

Services Inc.


Gadsden, AL


Assisted Providers in clinical assessments and treatments to include but not limited to: Giving injections and oral medications. Breathing treatments, Lab procedures such as drawing blood, obtaining urine samples for testing, Made sure all labs where sent off correctly and in a timely manner for testing to be complete and results to be received by provider, STrep and flu tests. Obtaining Vital signs and assessing Patient for conditions to inform the Provider of what was going on before entering the rooms themselves. Assisted Providers in procedures such as: Stitches, wound cleansing/dressings, Pelvic exams, Incision and drainage procedures.

Education and Training

Activities and Honors


07/2011 - 05/2012

McGuffey Health and

Rehab Center


Gadsden, AL

Certified Nursing Assistant

Long term care and Rehab Certified NUrsing Assistant. Assisted nurses with daily living activities of residents and rehab patients to include but not limited to: bathing, feeding and dressing residents. Helping them clean themsleves up when needed and assisting total dependant residents as needed with all daily living needs.

05/2009 - 01/2016

First Steps Early

Learning Center


Rainbow City, AL

Childcare Worker

Childcare teacher and kitchen worker for ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age. Cooked and served meals to all classes. Gave breaks to other teachers and took a classroom in the afternoons with whichever age group needed for that day. Fed, changed and cared for children of every age group. DId activities on a daily basis such as: coloring, learning colors, letters and numbers and activites that applied to thier specific age group.

08/2008 - 06/2009

Mountain View



Gadsden, AL

Nursing Assistant

Worked with Children from ages 12-19 years old. Assisted in making sure the children went to school on time, went to and performed daily living activies and helped plan reward activties. Children where graded on a points system as to if they woke up on time, took medications as directed and completed all regular daily living activities such as: Bathing, brushing teeth and hair ect. Points where also givne for going to school regularly, washing clothes and cleaning rooms on a daily basis. Those points determined if they where eligible for rewards and or to graduate the program. As the children gained points they where moved up levels in the program and where rewarded and closer to graduating and hopefully closer to be productive members of society. 2012

Gadsden, AL

Associate of Applied Science

Gadsden State Community College

Attended LPN program at GSCC. Completed this program although I acquired all basic courses for Associates in applied science. I was also elected Vice President of my NUrsing class in Spring of 2011. Officer in LPN Class 2011 Vice President.

CPR certified through American Heart Association

State of Alabama Board of NUrsing Licensed Practical Nurse, Active License.

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