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I have been a cna for 6 years now and I love it, I have worked in a nursing home, hospital, and assisted living. I can do light house keeping, Check and record vital signs; measure height and weight; measure intake and output; collect specimens; test urine; observe patient response to care; report and record observations of patient's conditions.Check and pass food trays; feed patients; provide fresh drinking water and nourishments; assist with bed pans, urinals and commodes; empty urine collection bags; assist with colostomy care; give enemas; observe faces and urine; monitor intake and output. Turn and position patients; provide range of motion exercises; transfer patients to wheelchair/stretcher; assist with ambulation. Bathe patients; provide nail and hair care; assist with oral hygiene; provide denture care; shave patients; assist with dressing and undressing.Admit, transfer and discharge patients; transport patients; take specimen to lab; assist with special procedures; telephone answering; document and assist in unit record-keeping. Make beds; clean and care for equipment; carry out isolation precautions; practice medical asepsis and infection control; practice standard precautions; observe oxygen precautions. Protect patient privacy and maintain confidentiality; keep call signals within patient's reach; answer call signal promptly; provide orientation to the room or unit and to other visitors and patients; assist patients with communication; protect personal possessions; provide diversional activities; give backrubs; prepare hot and cold applications.