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Natalie Bennett
XXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXX, Atlantic, IA 50022 | (H) XXXXXXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic home health and nursing assistance with a solid history of achievement in in-home health and care center duties. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include personal care, communication and elderly assistance.

Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Coordination
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Active Learning
  • Time Management
  • Education and Training
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Transportation
  • Monitoring
  • Food Production
  • Communications and Media
Experience
Home Health Aide 01/2009 to 05/2012
SKIL (Southern Kansas Independent Living) Independence, KS
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • 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.
  • Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
  • 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.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Change dressings.
NA/CNA 01/2006 to 01/2008
Friendship Home Audubon, IA
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • 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.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Gather information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention, such as bruises, open wounds, or blood in urine.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Remind patients to take medications or nutritional supplements.
  • Feed patients or assist patients to eat or drink.
  • Supply, collect, or empty bedpans.
  • Undress, wash, and dress patients who are unable to do so for themselves.
  • Communicate with patients to ascertain feelings or need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Lift or assist others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers.
  • Prepare or serve food trays.
  • Wash, groom, shave, or drape patients to prepare them for surgery, treatment, or examination.
  • Record height or weight of patients.
  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
  • Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum.
  • Apply clean dressings, slings, stockings, or support bandages, under direction of nurse or physician.
  • Change bed linens or make beds.
  • Stock or issue medical supplies, such as dressing packs or treatment trays.
NA/CNA 01/2003 to 06/2003
Quail Run Nursing Home Cameron, MO
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • 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.
  • Gather information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention, such as bruises, open wounds, or blood in urine.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Exercise patients who are comatose, paralyzed, or have restricted mobility.
  • Exercise patients who are comatose, paralyzed, or have restricted mobility.
  • Remind patients to take medications or nutritional supplements.
  • Feed patients or assist patients to eat or drink.
  • Supply, collect, or empty bedpans.
  • Undress, wash, and dress patients who are unable to do so for themselves.
  • Communicate with patients to ascertain feelings or need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Lift or assist others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers.
  • Prepare or serve food trays.
  • Wash, groom, shave, or drape patients to prepare them for surgery, treatment, or examination.

  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms, bathrooms, examination rooms, or other patient areas.
  • Record height or weight of patients.

  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
  • Change bed linens or make beds.
  • Provide information such as directions, visiting hours, or patient status information to visitors or callers.
NA/CNA 01/1999 to 07/2002
Heartland Care Center Marcus, IA
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • 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.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Gather information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention, such as bruises, open wounds, or blood in urine.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Remind patients to take medications or nutritional supplements.
  • Feed patients or assist patients to eat or drink.
  • Supply, collect, or empty bedpans.
  • Undress, wash, and dress patients who are unable to do so for themselves.
  • Communicate with patients to ascertain feelings or need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Lift or assist others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers.
  • Prepare or serve food trays.
  • Wash, groom, shave, or drape patients to prepare them for surgery, treatment, or examination.
  • Record height or weight of patients.
  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
  • Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum.
  • Apply clean dressings, slings, stockings, or support bandages, under direction of nurse or physician.
  • Change bed linens or make beds.
Education
High School Diploma: General May 2000 Dallas County R-1 - Buffalo, MO
CNA certificate: Nurses Aide Jan 2000 Northwest Iowa Community College - Sheldon, IA
passing certificate: Nursing Jan 1998 Louisburg Vo-Tech - Louisburg, MO
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Previous Companies:

  • SKIL Southern Kansas Independent Living
  • Friendship Home
  • Quail Run Nursing Home

Previous Job Positions:

  • Home Health Aide
  • NA
  • CNA

Schools:

  • Dallas County R-1
  • Northwest Iowa Community College
  • Louisburg Vo-Tech

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • CNA certificate
  • passing certificate

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