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Nursing Assistant Certified

Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Salary:
$15-$20 per/hour
Posted:
October 23, 2016

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SHAKIMA SMITH-WHITE

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Certified Nursing Assistant with 2 years experience in a hospice setting. Patient-focused and empathetic caregiver with extensive knowledge of geriatric needs. Desire a position in a clinical setting. Efficient and reliable CNA with 2 years experience in a hospital setting. Assisted with technical nursintreatments, supported diagnostic procedures and charted resident records. Interested in a full-time role as a nursing assistant in a top-notch healthcare facility. Skilled Certified Nursing Assistant with good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to adult and geriatric residents. Certified Nurses Assistant with advanced knowledge of Alzheimer's and dementia. Seeking a long term care position. Patient-focused care

Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge

Trustworthy companion

Companionship and emotional support

Compassionate caregiver

Efficient and reliable team player

Committed team player

Adaptable

Dedicated hospice care provider

Tubule feedings and medications familiarity

Basic Computer knowledge

Familiar with Health stream computer program

Home Health Aide, 07/2011 to 09/2015

Partners In Care – 1250 Broadway Avenue, New York, New York Responsible for assisting the clients with self-administering medication Provide clients support with making occupied and unoccupied beds Assist the client with entering and leaving the bed Responsible for taking the clients daily vital signs; blood pressure and pulse rate Assist the client with grocery shopping as well as personal laundry needs Provide client support with toileting needs and changing adult diapers and briefs. Responsible for escorting the client to and from various leisure and medical appointments Assist the client with cooking daily meals, and providing support with feeding Responsible for light house keeping and organizing the clients living area or apartment Responsible for assisting the client with communicating information to the nurse Assist the client with monitoring sugar levels as well as fluid and food intake Responsible for picking up client medication prescriptions from the pharmacy Assist the client with bathing, showering, dressing and oral hygiene Responsible for providing supervision as well as companionship Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds. Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.

Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment. Provided a comforting and soothing environment.

Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

SKILLS

WORK HISTORY

Certified Nursing Assistant, 07/2014 to Current

St. Barnabas Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Center – 2175 Quarry Road, Bronx, NY 10457 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.

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.

Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing. Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions. Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys. 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.

Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds. Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment. Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.

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.

Member in good standing with Nurse Aide Registry.

Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications. Certification : Certified Nursing Assistant, 2013 Highbridge Community Life Center - Bronx, NY

Certification : Phlebotomy and EKG, December, 2014 Hosts Community College - Bronx, NY

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