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Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilition Center - Certified Nursing Assistant Resume Example

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Jacob Jones
  • XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX XXXX X, Timberville, VA 22853
Professional Summary

Highly trained Certified Nursing Assistant with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both acute Rehabilitation and Psychiatric facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Virginia with expertise in geriatric rehabilitation, acute adult mental retardation and mental illness.

  • Service Orientation
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Psychology
  • Active Listening
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Critical Thinking
  • Education and Training
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Active Learning
  • Troubleshooting
Certified Nursing Assistant 10/2011 to 06/2015
Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilition Center - Harrisonburg , va
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as preparing meals, living independently, or adapting to disability or illness.
  • Massage patients or apply preparations or treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs, or heat-lamp stimulation.
  • Change dressings.
  • Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Complete forms in accordance with company procedures.
  • Train and assist staff with computer usage.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Change dressings on wounds.
Psychiatric Aide 01/2002 to 04/2010
Southwest Virginia Mental Health Institute - Marion , VA
  • Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
  • Maintain patients' restrictions to assigned areas.
  • Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
  • Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.
  • Restrain or aid patients as necessary to prevent injury.
  • Provide mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients with routine physical, emotional, psychological, or rehabilitation care under the direction of nursing or medical staff.
  • Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.
  • Organize, supervise, or encourage patient participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.
  • Aid patients in becoming accustomed to hospital routine.
  • Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
  • Accompany patients to and from wards for medical or dental treatments, shopping trips, or religious or recreational events.
  • Participate in recreational activities with patients, including card games, sports, or television viewing.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.
  • Interview patients upon admission and record information.
Day Program Instructor 12/1995 to 12/2001
Pleasant View, Inc. - Broadway, VA
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Change dressings on wounds.
  • Schedule appointments for residents.
  • Interview residents to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among residents.
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs adults based upon a variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of handicapping conditions.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to residents.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote residents' educational, physical, and social development.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, and prepare reports on residents and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Observe and evaluate residents' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides residents with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Guide and counsel residents with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  • Teach residents personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy.
  • Instruct residents in daily living skills required for independent maintenance and self-sufficiency, such as hygiene, safety, and food preparation.
  • Provide assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, or other experiential activities, and guide residents in learning from those activities.
Certified Nursing Assistant: Nursing, 2002 Virginia Highlands Community College - Abingdon, VA
High School Diploma: General, 1994 Broadway High School - Broadway , VA
N/A: Psychology, Blue Ridge Community College - Weyers Cave, VA
Community Service

Volunteer, Washington County VA Habitat for Humanity, 2003-2009

Seasonal Volunteer, Salvation Army, Bristol, VA 2005-2009

Volunteer, Washington County Life Saving Crew (Damascus, VA branch), 2006-2008

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Previous Companies:

  • Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilition Center
  • Southwest Virginia Mental Health Institute
  • Pleasant View

Previous Job Positions:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Psychiatric Aide
  • Day Program Instructor


  • Virginia Highlands Community College
  • Broadway High School
  • Blue Ridge Community College

Level of Education:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • High School Diploma
  • N/A

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