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Department Of Veteran Affairs West Palm Beach - Nursing Assistant Gs 5 Resume Example

Sofia Cox
Professional Summary

Highly trained Nursing Assistant  with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in Healthcare. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Trained in Florida with expertise in Emergency Room Care. 

  • Bi-Lingual- English/Spanish
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Transportation
  • Active Learning
  • Computers and Electronics
Nursing Assistant GS-5: Jun 2010Present Department of Veteran Affairs West Palm Beach: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Preforming blood draws.
  • Vitalizing patients.
  • Preforming wound care.
  • Preforming bladder scans.
  • Preforming Glucose Monitoring.
  • Observing Patient Conditions Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in hospital settings.
  • Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
  • Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.
  • Comfort and reassure patients.
  • Remove and replace soiled linens or equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Administer first aid, such as bandaging, splinting, or administering oxygen.
  • Restrain or shackle violent patients.
  • Replace/Stock supplies in the Emergency Room.
Nursing Assistant GS-4 Target 5: May 2009May 2010 Department of Veteran Affairs West Palm Beach: West Palm Beach, FL Same Responsibilities as listed above for GS-5 Position in the Emergency Department.
Nursing Assistant GS-3: Sep 2008May 2009 Department of Veteran Affairs West Palm Beach: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • Preform One to One Care on suicidal, dementia and fall risk 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Restock patient rooms with personal hygiene items, such as towels, washcloths, soap, or toilet paper.
  • Transport patients to treatment units, testing units, operating rooms, or other areas, using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds.
  • Provide information such as directions, visiting hours, or patient status information to visitors or callers.
Escort GS-1: Apr 2007Oct 2008 Department of Veteran Affairs West Palm Beach: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Transporting patients from department to department.
  • Assisting Patients on and off wheelchairs, stretchers and beds.
  • Answer calls from multiple departments for escort requests.
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of all departments of the hospital and best route of getting patients there in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with patients and their family members.
  • Transport specimens to the lab.
  • Transport bodies to the morgue.
  • Assist patients with blankets.
  • Collect stretchers and wheelchairs and return them to the proper place in the hospital.
Certificate of Achievement: Phlebotomy Technician, Mar 2007 South Tech Academy, Boynton Beach, FL
High School Diploma: General Academics Continental Academy, Miramar, FL
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Previous Companies:

  • Department of Veteran Affairs West Palm Beach

Previous Job Positions:

  • Nursing Assistant GS 5
  • Nursing Assistant GS 4 Target 5
  • Nursing Assistant GS 3
  • Escort GS 1


  • South Tech Academy
  • Continental Academy

Level of Education:

  • Certificate of Achievement
  • High School Diploma

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