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CNA, QMA

Location:
Shelbyville, Indiana, 46176, United States
Posted:
October 14, 2016

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MELINDA NEHRLING

**** *. ***** ***. ***********, Indiana 46176, Shelbyville, IN 46176 (C) 317-***-**** acw18m@r.postjobfree.com Efficient and reliable CNA with 20 years experience. Assisted with technical nursing treatments, supported diagnostic procedures and charted resident records. Interested in a full-time role as a nursing assistant in a top-notch healthcare facility. CNA, QMA 10/2006 to Current

Especially Kidz – 2325 S. Miller St. Shelbyville, Indiana 46176 Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.

Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies. Provided pre- and post-operative care.

Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.

Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.

Maintained sanitary residents' and program rooms.

Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions. Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys. Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations. Answered patient calls for care and feeding.

Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy. Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds. Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care. Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment. Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements. Provided a comforting and soothing environment.

Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence. Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.

Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety. Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities. Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications. Supported diagnostic procedures, assisted with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.

CNA 08/2002 to 04/2006

Waldron Healthcare – P.O. Box 399 Waldron, Indiana 46182 Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles. Certifications

Skills

Education

Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.

Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.

Maintained sanitary residents' and program rooms.

Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions. Assisted patients with ambulation and crutch walking. Answered patient calls for care and feeding.

Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy. Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care. Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment. Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence. Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.

Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety. Member in good standing with Nurse Aide Registry.

CNA 06/2002 to 10/2002

Homeview – Franklin, IN

Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.

Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.

DST (Developmental Skills Tech) 01/1999 to 06/2001 Muscatatuck State Developmental Center – Butlerville, IN Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. Certified Nurses Aide

Qualified Medication Aide

Heart Saver/AED Certification

CPR/First Aid certified

Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge

Experienced Mentally and Physically Handicap Children and Adults

Trustworthy companion

Companionship and emotional support

Compassionate caregiver

Committed team player

Dedicated hospice care provider

Feeding assistance expert

Patient-focused care

Tubule feedings and medications familiarity

Efficient and reliable team player

Adaptable

High School Diploma: 1999

Jac Cen Del JR. SR. High School - Osgood, IN



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