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Danny Sample, CNA 1234 Main St. Phone: 415-111-1111 San Francisco, CA 94102 email@example.com Summary Certified nursing assistant with 15+ years experience in home-base and nursing center environments. CPR certified and registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Skilled in direct patient care. Cultivate strong relationships with patients to ensure optimal care. Desire to utilize nursing skills in a hospital setting. Experience Nursing Assistant, 12/2010 - 05/2011 Sunny Home Health Care – San Francisco, CA ● Oversaw care for a terminally ill family member as a home health nurse at a private home. ● Facilitated patient care initiatives in a post-procedure setting by administering medication and carrying out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments. ● Assessed patient status and reported any changes to appropriate health care staff. ● Ensured proper hygiene and equipment cleanliness by flushing G tube, cleaning and monitoring site and assisting with patient bathing, dressing, and grooming. ● Provided transportation for patient, accompanying her to medical appointments and documenting progression. ● Administered medication for pain management to provide client with comfort in daily living. ● Prepared TPN and IV fluids and ran fluids as ordered by physicians. 10/2007 - 10/2010 Primary Care Provider – San Francisco, CA ● Led care initiatives for terminally ill brother by working as a home health nurse. ● Assisted patient with daily activities such as feeding, bathing, dressing and grooming. ● Provided colostomy care and administered medication for pain management in accordance with current physician recommendations. ● Monitored vital signs and blood glucose levels to ensure medications were effective. ● Facilitated medical visits to communicate current status to health care staff. ● Reported any health care status changes to appropriate health care staff to maintain accurate medical records. Certified Nursing Assistant, 05/2000 - 07/2007 Presby Home Service – San Francisco, CA ● Provided residents of an assisted care facility with daily activities including bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding and toileting. ● Assessed patient care initiatives by monitoring intake and outputs as well as measuring and charting vital signs. ● Resolved mobility issues by using mechanical lifts or proper transfer techniques and helped residents ambulate by using a transfer belt. ● Prevented patients from acquiring sores related to being stationary too long by performing range of motion and turning/positioning. ● Assisted nurses in placing catheters, emptying and changing bags. ● Performed skin assessments and applied non-sterile dressings, bandages as well as IV therapy to accurately report observations for health care staff. Danny Sample, CNA Page 2 ● Facilitated patient and family education initiatives by participating in educational in-services as well as explaining safety precautions and infection control policies. ● Reported any changes in patient health status to nurses. Certified Nursing Assistant, 10/1999 - 04/2000 Gwynn Nursing and Rehab Center– San Francisco, CA Home Health Aide, 09/1995 - 12/1998 Upper Darby, CA Patient Care Aide, 09/1986 - 01/1995 Family Medical Care Services – San Francisco, CA Education Temple University Nursing/Clinical Coursework Community College of California Associate in Arts Culture, Science & Technology Graduated with High Honors Clinical Skills ● Vital signs ● Catheter/Ostomy care ● Pulse oximetry ● Skin assessment ● Glucometer ● Range of motion ● IV therapy ● Patient rights ● Positioning/Transferring ● Isolation technique ● Activities of daily living (ADLs) ● Ambulation ● Enemas ● Bowel/bladder training