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Certified Nurse Assistant

Location:
Cameron, NC
Salary:
25.00
Posted:
October 24, 2022

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Teresa Starks

Cameron, NC ***** 910-***-**** ads5ph@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

Compassionate Nursing professional demonstrating exemplary skills in direct patient care and healthcare team support. Communicative and collaborative demeanor cultivated over 20+ years of superior healthcare industry performance. Experience handling multiple, complex cases with accuracy and dignity. Skills

Helping with medication

Calm and level-headed under duress

Performing patient intakes

Grooming and bathing assistance

Monitoring fluids

Quick problem solver

Infection control procedures

Patient relations

Valid NC driver's license

Understands medical procedures

Charting expertise

Reliable transportation

Assisting with personal grooming

Understands mobility assistance needs

Experience

CNA 05/2022 - Current

Emerald Health and Rehabilitation - Lillington, NC Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs. Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse. Helped residents walk with or without self-help devices. Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents. Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers. Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs. Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene. Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system. Used mobility devices to transport patients.

Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets. Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying. Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate. Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation. Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness. CNA 03/2021 - Current

Sanford Health and Rehabilitation - Sanford, NC

Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse. Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents. Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers. Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs. Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene. Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system. Used mobility devices to transport patients.

Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.

Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying. Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate. Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation. Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness. HOME HEALTH CNA 08/2021 - 11/2021

Hand and Hand Care Agency - Sanford, NC

Supported daily living activities by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients. Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team. Planned and served meals and snacks to patients according to prescribed diets. Safeguarded patient privacy with strict adherence to HIPAA protocols. Answered patient call signals and signal lights to determine patients' needs. Supplied, collected and emptied patient bedpans on frequent basis. Provided physical support to assist patients with bathing, dressing and toileting. Measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff. Documented and reported observations of patient behavior, complaints or physical symptoms to nurses. Reminded patients to take prescribed medications or nutritional supplements. Communicated with patients to determine feelings, need for assistance or social and emotional support. Administered medications and educated patients and families on correct at-home administration. Education and Training

Mayfield High School - Mayfield, KY High School Diploma 05/1988

Argosy University Online - Phoenix, AZ

Business Administration

Languages

English:

Professional

Certifications

CPR Certification



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