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Nursing Assistant Certified

Location:
New Rochelle, New York, United States
Salary:
$ 17
Posted:
October 30, 2016

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OBJECTIVE

To obtain position in Medical Institution or Nursing Home as Nursing Assistant/Nurse Support to utilize my education and experience to aid physicians and nursing staff to provide upmost healthy environment and patients.

CURRENT LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

New York Certified Nursing Assistant CPR & AED

Registered Nurse Midwife (Ghana)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Port Chester Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Port Chester, NY Certified Nursing Assistant, June 28, 2015 – present

Assist with activities of daily living, dressing, bathing, grooming and perineal care.

Making of beds and keeping the residents room well organized.

Feeding residents and setting up the able ones to eat.

Transferring residents from bed to wheel chair and wheel chair to bed.

Taking residents out on medical review/checkup.

Assisting the nurses in performing nursing procedures, like passing catheter, wound dressing, set-ting up I V line and taking specimen.

Wartburg Adult Care Community (Nursing Home/Rehabilitation Center), Mt. Vernon, NY Clinical Trainee, Nursing Assistant, March 28 to April 5, 2015

With the supervision of RN and direction of CNA on staff, assisted residents with personal hygiene and activities of daily living including bathing, perineal care, dressing and feeding.

Transferred residents from bed to wheelchair and changed positions.

Maintained the residents’ rooms, by making beds and organizing items in rooms.

Provided indirect care by comforting and motivating residents; provided safe and compassionate care.

Saint Dominic’s Hospital, Akwatia, Ghana Senior Staff Midwife/ Deputy Charge Nurse, June 15, 2009 – November 2014

Managed the Maternity Unit with bed capacity of 54, and supervised 20 midwives, and 4 nursing assistants; Instructed and supervised student nurses during their clinical rotation; Convened monthly staff meetings to discuss how to improve nurse/client relations; Organized onsite professional development.

Kept records of births, deaths, complications and abnormalities and gave monthly reports on these activities to the Administration.

Monitored clients in labor until delivery, conducted deliveries and cared for mother, child or children till they were discharged

Assisted Obstetricians and Gynecologists in performing invasive procedures

Administered medication to clients

Collected specimen for laboratory investigations

Conducted daily educational “Health Talks” to the clients pertaining to breastfeeding, nutrition, immunization and general healthcare practices.

Effiah Nkwanta Regional Hospital, Sekondi, Ghana Junior Nurse, January 2007 – January 2008

Rotated and worked in all units in the hospital as a junior nurse to learn how to care for all patients, including, Med-Surgical, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Psychiatric, and Public Health Clinics.

Helped with admissions and discharging process

Checked and recorded vital signs

Collected noninvasive specimen and body fluids for laboratory investigations

Performed and assisted patients with activities of daily living

Administered medication

Dressed wounds

Performed pre-operative and postoperative procedures

Helped with organizing special clinics such child welfare, diabetics, and antenatal clinics.

Home visitations to follow-up on patients who defaulted on scheduled visits.

EDUCATION

Big Apple Training Institute, White Plains, NY Certified Nursing Assistant, January 2015 to March 2015

University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana BS, Nursing, August 2011 to May 2014

Nursing and Midwifery College, Sekondi, Ghana Associate Degree, Midwifery, October 2003 to November 2006

REFERENCES

Available upon request



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