Boston, MA. *****
Experienced Certified Nurses’ Assistant (25 yrs)
Bi-Lingual (Grebo, French and English
Strong communication skills
Well adverse in positive interaction with a diverse population with a variety of challenges
Quick Learner / Reliable
Strong Work Ethic
Hebrew Senior Life – Roslindale, MA 2007-Present
Certified Nursing Assistant
Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs
Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment
Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans
Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising
Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet
Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff
Adhere to instructions issued by nursing staff and Residential Care Director
Perform duties in accordance with established assisted living methods and techniques, recognized policies, procedures, standards an practices within state regulatory acts
Department of Public Health, – Boston, MA
Outreach Educator 2004 - 2006
Assisted Clients with orientation assessment
Established and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in community to meet community needs and to ensure that services are not duplicated.
Maintained updated client records with plans, notes, appropriate forms, or related information.
Identified or contact members of high-risk or otherwise targeted groups, such as members of minority populations, low-income populations, or pregnant women.
Interpreted and explain laws and regulations to travelers and prospective immigrants
Assisted families with finding suitable housing
Ensured school aged children were enrolled for school by assisting caregiver in completing enrollment paperwork.
Performed in-home visits and provide education on health practices, immunization requirements and other communicable diseases.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Middlesex Community College- Lowell, MA 2014
Associate Degree in Liberal Arts and Science
Salvation Army.—Chicago, IL & Lowell, Massachusetts
Intake/ Outreached Worker (Volunteer) 2004-2005
Provided integration and community outreach Services for homeless Shelter residents and veterans.
Performed intake assessment and assimilated new residents at the shelter.
Uphams Corner Health Center, Dorchester, MA 2002-2003
Performed over 120 hours of work in a clinical setting and volunteered for a year after formal
Laboratory work, took blood samples, -- glucose, urine, prenatal and STD/HIV Testing
Followed straight confidentiality laws of HIPAA and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Medical Professional Institute - Malden, MA 2002
Phlebotomy/ EKG Training Certificate
American Red Cross – Boston, MA 1986
Certified Nursing Assistant (current)