123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
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Seek the Challenging Position of Nursing Aide
A highly talented Nursing Aide with huge experience in performing work of moderate difficulty in a variety of manual duties relating to the care of residents on an assigned shift; assisting residents with daily personal care; responsible for maintaining residents quarters in a clean and orderly condition.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Nursing Aide.
Deep knowledge of nursing assistant practices.
Sound knowledge of safety and accident prevention.
Profound skills in bathing, feeding, clothing, and caring for residents.
Remarkable ability to assist patients with bodily functions.
Strong ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary.
Excellent ability to maintain and keep records.
Uncommon ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Excellent knowledge of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Immense ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Remarkable ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations with or without a calculator.
In-depth ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Remarkable ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Uncommon ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Profound ability to verbally communicate with the residents and residents families, and to exercise tact in dealing with problems concerning residents care.
New Heaven House, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - Present
Change, feed and bathe residents; attending to other personal and grooming needs such as combing hair, trimming nails, brushing teeth, passing bed-pans and helping residents to the bathroom (transferring to and from commodes).
Assist residents in moving within New Heaven House.
Use mechanical lifts during transfers.
Use bathing tubs (carousel/serenade), trolleys.
Serve meals to residents and feed those unable to feed themselves, prepare trays for self-feeders.
Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration.
Perform range of motion on residents as ordered.
Turn and position bed patients according to turning schedules.
Remove or releases restraints as scheduled.
Keep module cards on specific residents while on duty.
Assist and encourage residents in obtaining correct goals as stated in Care Plans and module cards.
Clean up spills on the floor in order to prevent accidents; participate in safety drills.
Keep tract of splints and adaptable equipment.
Note any unusual changes in resident's condition and report to nurse.
Verbally communicate nursing care problems and concerns to on coming shift on assigned unit.
Keep linen and utility area clean and in order, empty and clean urinals and bedpans, empty dirty linen hampers.
Perform incontinence checks on residents every two hours.
Record data on BM sheet, weight sheet and Nurse Aide flow sheet.
Perform duties such as Labstix as assigned by the nurse.
Attend all mandatory in-services (maintaining 12 hour Federal requirement) and in-services offered on a regular basis.
Attend and participate in unit meetings.
Report all unusual circumstances that may involve the safety and well being of the residents and co-workers, directly to the nurse on the unit, Clinical Coordinator, Nurse Supervisor, ADON, or DON. Marginal Functions.
Act as float after six weeks.
Participate in Initial Staffing, Regularly Scheduled Staffings and Special Staffings for residents.
Education and Professional Training
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
New York University, NY Associate Degree in Nursing Assistant (1997)