Nurse Aide Resume for a Nursing Home

Updated May 9, 2021
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A well-written resume indicates one very important thing – the candidate spent time and effort on creating one. A responsible employee is something every company needs. And this is where responsibility is determined initially.

Nurse Aide Resume Sample for a Nursing Home

Rose Jones, CNA
534 Rising Moon Road
Ashburn, VA 23323
(999) 999-9999
rosejones @ email . com


NURSE AIDE

SUMMARY
• A passionate nursing aide with 7+ years of experience in providing dedicated bedside care to patients. Well-versed in observing patients determine their specific issues and dealing with them in a pertinent manner.
• Able to assist patients with their daily toileting and grooming needs while maintaining their dignity.
• Demonstrated expertise in taking and recording patients’ vitals such as temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.
• Proficient in observing patients for signs of distress or/and deterioration and immediately taken steps to counter them.
• Adept at handling medical emergencies by employing exceptional skills in emergency aide.

CORE NURSING SKILLS

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Medication Administration
  • First Aid
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Nutritional Care
  • Patient Education
  • Infection Control
  • Health Promotion
  • Paint Management
  • Critical Care
  • Sanitization
  • Medical Equipment Setup

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Nurse Aide
NOVANT RESIDENTIAL HEALTH, Ashburn, VA
(6/2015 to Present)
• Assess residents’ conditions and review implemented care plans
• Ensure that dedicated care plans are followed accurately
• Provide residents with assistance in bathing, washing, toileting, and grooming
• Keep resident comfortable by ensuring that their surroundings are conducive to their needs
• Educate residents and their families about daily personal care and medical procedures
• Provide ambulatory care by wheeling residents from one place to another and accompanying them on appointments and recreational activities
• Serve meals to residents residents on time and in accordance with their specific nutritional needs
• Set up medical equipment and provide assistance with medical procedures
• Answer calls for help and provides first aid and CPR during emergencies
• Observe changes in residents’ conditions and provide feedback to the nurse manager or doctor
• Create and keep records of residents’ personal information in a confidential manner
Selected Accomplishments
• Rehabilitated a patient with acute memory loss whose initial diagnosis stated life-long admission in a nursing home
• Introduced a series of balanced diets for residents suffering from diabetes and hypertension
• Implemented advanced infection control systems which reduced exposure to viral infections by 66%
• Trained 8 fellow nurse aides in handling patient/family education which reduced costs of hiring a specialized patient educator

Volunteer
SAVA HEALTHCARE, Ashburn, VA
(1/2014 to 5/2015)
• Provided residents with help in dressing, grooming, bathing, and toileting
• Acted as a source of companionship and comfort during distressing episodes
• Accompanied residents on recreational activities and doctors’ appointments
• Ensured that residents were kept comfortable by ensuring that their surroundings are conducive to healing
• Transported residents to procedure rooms by pushing their wheelchairs

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
VIRGINIA NURSING SCHOOL, Ashburn, VA – 2009
Associate of Science in Nursing

Virginia State Certified Nursing Assistant