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Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
December 31, 2015

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Professional Summary

Certified Nursing Assistant II, with 16 years’ experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing healthcare. Professionally trained Certified Nursing Assistant II with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. High-performing Certified Nursing Assistant with 16 years of healthcare experience in hospital, nursing homes and home health settings. Effective Certified Nursing Assistant who adapts easily to changing environments and demands. Experienced Certified Nursing Assistant with good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to adult and geriatric residents.

Reliable worker with strong mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn. Also, I have skills as

a transcriptionist for Occupational/Physical Therapy office for one year. The position also entailed, performing secretary duties, typing 50 wpm, such as, answering multiple phone lines, transfer phone calls, faxing, scanning, copying, emailing, scheduling appointments, receiving payments, preparing for the next days’ work, insurance verification, and closing out software and office. I had CDL Class A license at the time, as I worked for SOS Septic Company, as a secretary and driver. I dispatched drivers, answered multiple phone line, transferred calls, prepared invoices, scheduled appointments, and taking the 24 hour service home for the weekend.

SKILLS

Patient Safety

Hospice and palliative care experience

Professional bedside manner

Patient-focused care

CPR certification

Tracheotomy care comprehension

Urinary Catheter insertion/removal capability

Client relations confidentiality

Colostomy care

Vital Signs

Documentation

WORK HISTORY

Wake Forest Baptist Hospital – Winston Salem, NC

Certified Nursing Assistant, II, 05/2010 through October 17, 2015

Interview patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.

Documented patient information obtained from interviews.

Evaluated patient care needs, and maintained patient flow with nurse.

Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and behavior health diseases.

Collected specimens and prepared them for lab transport.

Assisted nurses with procedures, such as wound care, wet/dry dressings.

Provided behavioral/emotional support for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.

Recording of patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.

Assisted patients with daily functions.

Monitored fluid intake and output levels.

Ensured safety and well-being of patients.

Transported patients to and from different departments.

Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, and hygiene, and grooming.

Completed all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life of elderly patients.

Partnered with team of registered nurses to achieve overall well-being of all patients.

Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.

EDUCATION

North Iredell High School: 1981

Mitchell Community College, GED: 1998

Mitchell Community College, Certified Nursing Assistant, I 1999

Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC, Associate of Science, Healthcare Management, Current, expected graduation Spring 2017

CERTIFICATIONS

CPR certified through American Heart Association, Current

First Aid Certification, Current

Certified Nurse Aide I and II, Current

REFERENCES (where I performed Office duties)

Gulf Coast Therapy Assocs. Pa : 12/2003 - 12/2004

http://www.manta.com/cmap/mm4kfj8/gulf-coast-therapy-assocs-pa

3417 Tamiami Trail #A

Port Charlotte, Fl 33952

Web: www.aegistherapies.com

Teresa Benock, OT

S.O.S Septic http://www.sosseptic.net/; 12/2004 - 12/2007

80 Harvard St.

Englewood, Fl 34223-2921

Terry Jacobson (President) 941-***-****

941-***-****

FAX: 941-***-****

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Co-worker References

Marcia Ingle (Coworker)

Health Unit Coordinator from Mission Hospital - Asheville North Carolina

828 - 712-3042 (Cell), 828 - 213-5270, (Work)

Robert Bodenhamer (Coworker)

Fireman/EMT

3711 Mosby Dr.

Greensboro, NC 27407

336-***-****

Frank Jones

502 Carolyn Ct. B-4

Eden, NC 27288

757-***-****

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