Ada S.

$15.00 / hr

Ive been described by employers are a compassionate, hard working, caring and trustworthy individual with a passion for working with the elderly and disabled. With over 18 years experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, working in major hospitals in varying specialties, I've now focused my skills and expertise on one on one care.

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CNA/ PATIENT SITTER

Methodist Hospital Houston

Jul 2002 - Present

Provided direct one on one observation of assigned patient to assure a safe environment at all times. One on one care included assistance with ADL's and other technical duties under the supervision and direction of the Nursing Supervisor. Care activities included preventing maladaptive behaviors for patients with mental or behavioral health disturbances including suicidal prevention and drug/alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

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CNA/Unit Secretary

Triumph Hospital Houston

Jun 2008 - Sep 2012

Performed treatment and procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures after in-depth training by nursing supervisor. Reported observations, conditions and problems of patients to the licensed nurse, recorded care administered according to established procedures. Assisted with maintaining equipment and supplies as established on the unit, following channels of communication for effective problem solving while pa rticipating as a team player. Maintained Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for patients and superiors. As a monitor tech, I Observed screen of cardiac monitor to identify abnormal variation in heart rhythm. Informed supervising nurse of such findings. Measured length and height of patient's heart rhythm pattern on graphic tape readout, using calipers, posting information on patient records. Answering calls for assistance from patients and inquiries concerning patients from medical staff. ... more

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CNA

Triumph Hospital Clear Lake

Jan 2004 - Jul 2008

Assisted patients' with activities of daily living, ensuring personal hygiene was maintained by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, back rubs, shampoos, and shaves, assisted with ambulation, ROM activities, showering and bathing assistance. Feeding assigned patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients,and providing fresh water and nourishment between meals. Supervised treatments performed under supervision of ch arge nurse included enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, ice packs, heat treatments as needed. Monitored patients with restraints. Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, Accu-check blood sugar testing, recording intake and output information. Answering patients' call lights in a prompt and timely manner, reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor. Computerized/ paper Documenting of all actions closely following facility policies and procedures. ... more

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CNA

Kindred Hospital Houston

Feb 1996 - Jun 2003

Provided patient care under direction of supervising RN. Reposition patients on their beds to prevent bed sores, Bathed and cleaned patients, Check patients┬┐ vital signs (including blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature, etc.) Assisted assigned patients in getting out of bed and using toilet, Served meals, Turned and re-position bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.Measured and recorded food and l iquid intake and output and vital signs, set up medical equipment and assisted with medical procedures as needed. Answered calls for help promptly while observing for changes in a patient's condition or behavior. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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SAMMA RE-CERTIFICATION

MENTAL HEALTH TECH

2014 - Present

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SANFORD BROWN

PHSYICAL THERAPY AIDE

2010 - Present

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SPARTAN

CNA

1995 - 1995