Kathleen J.

$14.00 / hr

1. Because I like taken care of people. 2. Me being able to give of my self. 3.Becoming a CNA. 4.April 25, 2015 To Whom It May Concern: Your Certified Nursing Assistant position demands the skills, abilities and ethics that I have developed during my professional work with different healthcare settings. I am a dedicated CNA with extensive experience in basic patient care, I am eager to leverage my skills and expertise to contribute to the wellbeing of patients in your healthcare facility. I believe I’m a strong candidate for this job, because I am highly skilled in performing all types of personal care activities such as: dressing, bathing, toileting, feeding, moving patients to and from bed and wheelchairs, and assisting them in rehabilitative exercises. I am also able to take and document vital signs, weights, intake and output as delegated per facility protocols. In addition, I have a demonstrated ability to prepare and serve meals, assist patients with eating and accompany patients on appointments and visits. My enclosed resume will provide you with a complete snapshot of my skills which will be beneficial for your facility. As you seek a CNA who can get a feel of patients and contribute to your different departments, I hope you will consider my credentials. ... more

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Senior Helpers Chestnut Hill

May 2014 - Dec 2014

Assisted with personal care, meals, housekeeping, medication reminders, grocery shopping, escorted to doctor's appointments and engaged in recreational activities, including organizing mail, managing appointments, reading newspaper to clients and encouraging, overseeing exercising.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

ESQ James McGarrity/Dr. Rogers

Apr 2013 - Mar 2014

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. ... more

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Integrated Health Services

May 2003 - May 2006

Answer patients' call signals. • Turn and reposition bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores. • Observe patients' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff. • Feed patients who are unable to feed themselves. • Provide patients with help exercising, and moving in and out of bed. • Provide patient care by supplying and empt ying bed pans, applying dressings and supervising exercise routines. • Bathe, groom, shave, dress, patients, • Transport patients from bed to wheelchair. • Clean rooms and change linens. • Collect specimens such as urine, feces, or sputum. ... more

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Ashton Hall Nursing Home

Jan 1996 - Feb 2000

• Answer patients' call signals. • Turn and reposition bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores. • Observe patients' conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff. • Feed patients who are unable to feed themselves. • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed. • Provide patient care by supplyi ng and emptying bed pans, applying dressings and supervising exercise routines. • Bathe, groom, shave, dress, patients, • Transport patients to treatment units, using a wheelchair or stretcher. • Clean rooms and change linens. • Collect specimens such as urine, feces, or sputum. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Will receive my Associate Degree in the Health Information Technology (HIT) Program

2013 - 2015 Downers Grove IL

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Sanford-Brown Institute/Trevose, Pa, Campus

SSuccessfully completed comprehensive course in Medical Billing and Coding. (Diploma)

2012 - 2013

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Cardinal Dougherty High School

High School Diploma

1970 - 1974

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Cardinal Dougherty High School

Diploma

1970 - 1974