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Philadelphia, PA
April 09, 2016

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Makiya Darden

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Philadelphia PA 19140

Objective : To obtain a secure position that will utilize my advanced experience in the nursing field.


Benjamin Franklin High School 1997

Lincoln University 1998

Red Cross (Certfied Nursing Assistant) Since 2003


Bala Nursing and Retirement Center Philadelphia, PA Present

Provide hands-on care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health facilities.

Perform routine tasks under the supervision of registered nurses.

Take patient's temperate, pulse, and respiration rate.

Take blood pressure and determine if range is abnormal.

Answer calls for help and determine if additional help is needed.

Prepare and serve meals.

Fair Acres Geriatric Center Lima, PA 2004-2013

Asseses patient condition by monitoring vital signs; recording intake and output; reviewing patient care journal; keeping family informed.

Administers treatments by dispensing medications; changing bandages; administering oxygen; maintaining oxygen supply and equipment.

Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying agency nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.

Helps patients care for themselves by introducing and teaching assisted living techniques, such as using a cane or walker, using special utensils to eat, using special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene needs.

Helps family members care for the patient by introducing and teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; putting the family in contact with resources for additional home care help; directing them to medicare reimbursement approaches for hospital beds, portable toilets, canes, walkers, lift-chairs, wheelchairs, etc

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