Top Certified Nursing Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Certified Nursing Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Certified Nursing Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.9% of Certified Nursing Assistant resumes contained ADL as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Certified Nursing Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Certified Nursing Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Care of Heart, Medical, Precaution Patients, ADL S, Transfer of Patients, Assist With Ambulation, Patient Documentation
  • Recorded all entries on ADL records, accidents/incidents, and changes in resident's condition to the Charge Nurse.
  • Assist clients with ADL'S light housekeeping and cooking I made employee of the month my 1st month with company
  • Care of Elderly, Dementia, and Behavioral Clients, ADL S, Prompt of Medication, Dr.
  • Assist with ADL's in long term care facilities, feeding residents, bathing, charting on residents,
  • Used organizational skills to keep unit running smoothly as well as prioritization skills to meet deadlines as indicated.
  • Direct patient care, ADLS, restorative, vitals, making beds, assisting residents with daily needs.
  • Assist patients with ADL's such as bathing, eating, toileting, and other basic needs.
  • Assist patient with ADL's general hygiene such as bath, shower, grooming and denture care.
  • Assist in activities of daily living (ADL s) and provide proper support and cognitive stimulation.
  • Assisted LPN with ADL, work on Alzheimer's locked down unit assisting with activities and feeding.
  • Provided all aspects of patient care (ADL's, hygiene, food assistant etc.)
  • Assisted patients and residents with daily tasks, not limited bathing, dressing and other ADL.
  • Certified Nurse's Assistant, Bergen Regional Medical Center Assist patient with ADL and personal hygiene.
  • Assisted with all resident cares including ADL s, bathing and toileting, vitals, etc.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's, (including showering, dressing and personal care.)
  • Performed ADL's, medication reminders, companionship, errands, cooking and cleaning, ROM
  • Assisted elderly residents with ADL's and make the residents as comfortable as possible.
  • Assisted with daily ADL's to ensure patient was safe, secure and content.
  • Provide personal care services and assists in activities of daily living (ADL).

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2. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted patients in meeting their personal care needs and provided individualized attention while encouraging patient involvement in self-care.
  • Assigned to temporary assignments at various personal care/skilled nursing facilities in the Allentown area.
  • Provide residents with personal care services including medication and toileting support.
  • Provided companionship and personal care to physically and mentally disabled adults.
  • Provided personal care for residents with mental and physical disabilities.
  • Provided exceptional personal care for patients in everyday activities.
  • Provided accurate observations of patient needs.provides quality personal care.
  • Assisted residents with personal care and medication management.
  • Implemented personal care plans for Developmentally Disabled clients.
  • Assisted post-surgical patients with personal care and rehabilitation.
  • Provided hygiene/personal care to patients with dependent care.
  • Complete and personal care for geriatric residents
  • Performed personal care worker/provider visits as needed/able
  • Provided personal care assistance to residents.
  • Tend to personal care such as showers and grooming, Change linens and do laundry comfort residents and their family's.
  • Provided personal care services to patients, such as: oral cleanliness, bathing, hair care, shaving, etc.
  • Visit patients in their homes and provide personal care including assisting with medication, preparing meals, light housekeeping, etc.
  • Verbalized and demonstrated various approaches for a resident who was resisting personal care that maintained the resident's dignity and respect.
  • Skilled in all phases of personal care and therapeutic programs to develop clients' capabilities, self-esteem and personal relationships.
  • Provided personal care to residents: bathing, grooming, feeding, and toileting in a professional and compassionate manner.

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3. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Trained/Mentored fellow CNA staff in understanding their roles, responsibilities and institutional standards.
  • Worked as live-in caregiver/CNA Monday to Saturday.
  • Care for residents under Kentucky certification of CNA/SRNA
  • Worked as a CNA in the vent unit, providing ADL care for paraplegic, quadriplegic and other patients requiring venting.
  • Performed AM and PM care on residents, fed residents, used mechanical lifts and 1-2 person transfers with another CNA.
  • Worked as a CNA on third shifts taking care of 95 residents by bathing, changing, cleaning, etc.
  • Assist RN with patient bedside functions, CNA duties, daily input/output, calorie count, vitals, patient ambulation.
  • Provided therapeutic care for elderly and afflicted patients at McNair House, Good Samaritan Care Center, and Quality Care.
  • Provide quality care to 50 residents in an Assisted Living setting comprised of 56 apartments alongside one other CNA.
  • Ranked among the top CNA's for performance, willingness to help others and consistently maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Perform all duties for a CNA as outlined in the scope of practice and by the State of Maine.
  • Provided new CNA's with on-the-job training that included local procedures and policies of the ward and hospital.
  • Provided dignified personal care as a certified CNA to residents' in compliance with state and facility guidelines.
  • Floated to our floor or one in our pool as a CNA to do patient care and documentation.
  • Orientated and supervised CNA staff, ensured care plans followed, facilitated coordination of care with nursing.
  • Provide high-quality patient care as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) within rehabilitation and nursing-home setting.
  • Provided high-quality patient care as a CNA acute-care, rehabilitation, skilled and assisted living nursing-home settings.
  • Make your very last round giving report to the next CNA by walking to each patient room.
  • Trained new CNA's on quality standards of congregate living of health care environment and service orientation.
  • Skilled in providing nursing care Energetic and motivational CNA and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care.

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4. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored vital signs, administered medications, and monitored the general overall health of assigned patients.
  • Read and recorded vital signs Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs; recording information.
  • Monitored patient vital signs and assisted with medical transportation.
  • Monitor vital signs reporting abnormalities.
  • Provide basic health-related services, such as, checking patient's vital signs, moving and positioning, transferring and transporting.
  • Provide patient care to an 8-bed unit, which consist of vital signs, bathing, charting, and documenting activities.
  • Take vital signs, observe and report any daily changes, observe the signs and symptoms of death, personal care,
  • Recorded vital signs, conducted group and individual counseling sessions, and implemented art therapy projects under supervision of registered nurse.
  • Assisted the registered nurses with checking vital signs and kept the nurses informed about pertinent information about patient's condition.
  • Assist residents under supervision of head nurse with feeding, transfers and bathing, ambulation, vital signs and charting.
  • Displayed strong clinical skills in assessing vital signs, performing lab draws and glucose checks, and providing post-operative care.
  • Document objective data and routine aspects of patient care, monitor vital signs and assist with direct patient care.
  • Job Responsibilities: Daily charting of patient's meal consumption, toileting schedule, vital signs and hygiene schedule.
  • Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags, administer douches and enemas.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking for vital signs and weight; tested urine; recorded intake and output information.
  • Performed vital signs, observe, report, and document the patient status and the care of services provided.
  • Take vital signs, weighting patients transporting patients via wheelchair or other method and ensuring the safety of patients.
  • Perform procedures such as vital signs, weights, bowel activity, and input/output, recording on electronic charting.
  • Required to record vital signs, prepare for new admissions, record proper documentations on resident everyday activities.

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5. Assistive Devices

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Here's how Assistive Devices is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted resident/clients with dressing, undressing and application and care of assistive devices, prostheses and resident/client-related equipment.
  • Participated in developing a restorative ambulation program with a knowledge of a variety of assistive devices.
  • Transfer resident's safety per facility guidelines by utilizing proper assistive devices.
  • Transferred residents using assistive devices, administered dressing and grooming.
  • Aided residents in ambulation with multiple assistive devices.
  • Ambulate and transfer residents utilizing appropriate assistive devices.
  • Assisted residents ambulate while using assistive devices.
  • Performed various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique and assistive devices.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living such as eating, transferring with assistive devices, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Help clients carry out their daily living activities including assistance with meals, grooming, bathing and transferring using assistive devices.
  • Provide high-quality patient care while assisting residents with activities of daily living including helping with meals, transferring using assistive devices.
  • Assist residents with activities, goals, meals, transferring using proper assistive devices, bathing dressing, and grooming.
  • Assisted residents with essential activities required for daily living such as helping with meals, transferring residents using assistive devices.
  • Job consists of; assisting elderly couple with meals, transferring using assistive devices, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's such as feeding, transferring, using assistive devices, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living including helping with meals using assistive devices, bathing, transferring and grooming.
  • Guaranteed patients' safety by learning about medical conditions and utilizing different assistive devices to aid in patients' movement.
  • Adjusted oxygen tanks, used wheelchairs and other walking assistive devices for residents, assisted at mealtimes and bath time.
  • Assisted patients with essential activities for daily living such as meals transferring patients using assistive devices, bathing and grooming.
  • Assisted with ADL's and transferring of resident's with assistive devices and transfer equipment's throughout the shift.

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6. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Completed routine computer documentation, answered telephones, and provided patient care under supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Collaborate with patient family members and medical providers/staff to coordinate patient care and appointments.
  • Maintained communication with supervising nurses to assist in providing consistent and thorough patient care.
  • Provide quality, individualized patient care according to Iowa Certified Nursing Assistant license guidelines
  • Maintain critical thinking skills necessary for providing competent and dignified patient care.
  • Manage supplies and restock inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Provided high quality patient care within surgical and acute-care rehabilitation.
  • Provided high-quality patient care within acute-care, hospital settings.
  • Performed direct patient care under the supervision of registered nurses
  • Provide high-quality patient care within the Telemetry department.
  • Provide in-home patient care for developmentally disabled patient.
  • Performed various hospital procedures regarding patient care.
  • Provided inpatient and outpatient care for patients
  • Demonstrated proficiency in patient care.
  • Delivered patient care duties under the supervision of a licensed nurse and assisted in maintaining a positive environment for the residents.
  • Performed elements of patient care such as assisting patients with activities of daily living and maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Assisted with the continuity of patient care with family members, staff members, physicians and various departments within the facility.
  • Work with nursing staff to address more difficult patient needs including lifting, transporting, and more in depth patient care.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
  • Provide patient care by applying dressings and supervising exercise routines, prepare patients for surgery, treatment, or examination.

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7. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Take patients vitals, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate, record information into the computer.
  • Take and record vital sign, including blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, weight measure and record intake/output.
  • Performed day-to-day medical tasks, including taking blood pressure, measuring heights and weights, and applying basic first aid care.
  • Provided basic health-related services, such as checking the patient's pulse rate, blood pressure, temperature, and nutrition.
  • Monitored Vitals, post-op vitals, Temp, Pulse, and Blood Pressure, take blood sugar and also lab draws.
  • Record vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Obtained vitals for the nurses including respiration rate, temperature, blood pressure, oxygen level, and pulse rate.
  • Assist with toileting, colostomy bags, fill ice pitchers pass ice, feeding, taking blood pressure on residents.
  • Document and maintained patient medical records to include information such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse and weight management.
  • Monitor vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure Report any health issues to the supervising nurse.
  • Take and document patients vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, pulse ox, and respiration).
  • Maintained the medical record of patients on a daily basis (temperature, blood pressure, weight, etc.)
  • Performed sugar test blood pressure checks daily I also performed light household chores I have experience in Dementia and Alzheimer clients
  • Maintain the medical records, like temperature, blood pressure, pulse, weight, level of pain, etc.
  • Obtain patient weight, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, and ensure patient comfort during chemotherapy infusion.
  • Provided acute care for patients suffering renal failure, stroke, high blood pressures and various other medical conditions.
  • Measure and record patient vital signs, such as weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.
  • Take vitals of the patient, including the pulse rate, respiration rate, blood pressure and body temperature.
  • Obtained and recorded vital signs such as temperature, pulse rate, weight, height, blood pressure etc.
  • Nurse's Assistant-Scheduling, answering phone calls, taking clients blood pressure and weight, and assisting with small procedures

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8. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Helped residents with daily living activities, charted resident progress accurately, built lasting relationships with residents.
  • Provided physical support helping patients perform daily living activities plus assisting them in exercise activities.
  • Assist residents with daily living activities and promote resident dignity and self-determination.
  • Assisted residents and patients in their daily living activities and rehabilitation progress.
  • Assist in daily living activities and self-administered medications as a Certified Med.
  • Assisted elderly residents or handicap residents with daily living activities.
  • Helped patients with daily living activities including walking and exercising.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant assisting patients with daily living activities.
  • Assisted with daily living activities in a non-residential facility.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities including housekeeping.
  • Aided registered nurses with patient/elderly daily living activities.
  • Encouraged daily living activities for rehabilitation patients.
  • Provided physical support for daily living activities.
  • Provided various other daily living activities.
  • Provide assistance in daily living activities
  • Worked as a nursing assistant and assisted patients with daily living activities such as bathing, eating, walking and dressing.
  • Assist elderly outpatients with daily living activities, assuring them an easy going lifestyle by being a companion and home maker.
  • Assist and provide residents with one on one care, and build or maintain personal skill to perform daily living activities.
  • Assist with daily living activities, walking, bathing, changing clothes, light housekeeping, medication distribution, talking and caring
  • Assist with daily living activities such as bathing, feeding, transporting, vital signs, dressing, and room cleaning.

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9. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted residents with adequate nutrition and fluid intake during restorative.
  • Promote weight maintenance strategies including monitoring and documenting food/fluid intake.
  • Monitored fluid intake/output levels and bowel elimination.
  • Monitored patients fluid intake/output and updated charts.
  • Document patient care including fluid intake, bowel movements, urine, post fall reports, progress notes and occurrence reports.
  • Assist residents with ADL's, monitor their food and fluid intake, assist and monitor residents on outings and activities.
  • Serve, set up and feed or assist patients and record the fluid intake and the percentage of food eaten orally.
  • Recorded vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, also recorded fluid intake and output.
  • Assisted with bathing, dressing, hygiene, and grooming, measured and recorded patient's fluid intake and output.
  • Performed medical examinations including checking blood pressure, recording temperatures, taking pulses, and checking fluid intake and output.
  • Monitored and documented vitals, intake and output, behavior changes, meal and fluid intake, wound care.
  • Directed patients with adequate nutrition, fluid intake and prescribed range of motion exercise with braces and artificial limbs.
  • Deliver prescribed medications to patients, measure fluid intake and output, record and chart vital signs, i.e.
  • Make beds, change linen, tidy up rooms, and set meal trays up and document food/fluid intake.
  • Answered call lights, provided assistance to nursing staff, recorded fluid intake and output and vital signs.
  • Handle record keeping in areas of position changes, food and meal intake, fluid intake and output.
  • Provided routine care to the patients * Measured and recorded patient's fluid intake and output Leadership & Activities
  • Obtain vital signs, measure and record height and weight, calculate and record fluid intake and output.
  • Responded to signal lights to determine patients' needs & recorded vital signs and fluid intake and output.
  • Assist with daily living skills, Record fluid intake and output, provided transportation to/from doctor appointments.

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10. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Cared for individuals with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, physical disability, those undergoing post-operative recovery and convalescents.
  • Encouraged the seniors diagnosed with Dementia or other medical conditions to participate in therapeutic or recreational activities.
  • Worked with adults with developmental disabilities, persons experiencing forms of dementia or other disabling conditions.
  • Assisted residents with Dementia/behavioral disorders with activities of daily living in a nursing home setting.
  • Assisted residents diagnosed with dementia with their activities of daily living and provided companionship
  • Dedicated to 9 dementia residents to independently assist with activities of daily living.
  • Monitored residents for safety and offered redirection in an alarmed dementia unit.
  • Provide day rehabilitation activities for dementia and long term residents.
  • Worked with residents with dementia, aggressive behaviors, rehabilitation
  • Orchestrate activities in order to stimulate dementia residents mentally.
  • Provided in-home support to individual with moderate cognitive impairment/dementia.
  • Care of dementia or cognitively suffered residents.
  • Host evening activities with dementia residents.
  • Provide redirection for dementia residents.
  • Skilled unit heavy floor dementia unit
  • Assisted patients suffering from stroke, under intensive care, communication deficits, dementia, incontinence care, and wheelchair transfers.
  • Focused on the special skills required to care for the elderly, including those with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
  • Adhere to all state and facility training for behavior & all stages of dementia to ensure a restraint free environment.
  • Assist residents with multiple ADL's and simple tasks- work on rehab mainly, but also Dementia care as well.
  • Worked on all floors, Skilled Nursing wing, Rehab and long term stay and Alzheimer and Dementia wing.

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11. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provide care for elderly/Alzheimer's residents such as showering grooming dressing feeding entertaining listening and showing comfort
  • Assisted with activities of daily living for residents including Alzheimer patients
  • Monitored/tracked Alzheimer patients and encouraged them to be more independent.
  • Assisted residents in a specialized Alzheimer/ Dementia unit.
  • Received Specialized Alzheimer's/Dementia Training, Certificate upon request.
  • Worked primarily with Alzheimer residents.
  • Received Certificate of Alzheimer Training.
  • Delivered responsive, compassionate, patient-centered care daily to the elderly with Dementia and Alzheimer's of 4 patients per shift/home.
  • Care for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, cardiac failure, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer s disease.
  • Generate care for 10 Alzheimer's patients through bathing, feeding, daily exercises ; record and chart daily behaviors and vitals
  • Worked with Alzheimer's patients and helped them perform activities of daily living: feeding, toileting, grooming and ambulation.
  • Worked in the Alzheimer's Unit - provided assistance and care to several patients ranging from moderate-care to full-assistance care.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Focus on the organization of a patient with dementia, Alzheimer, diabetes, mobility and those who suffer malnutrition.
  • Worked with Geriatric population on Rehab, Alzheimer's unit, and Long Term Care Units within the facility.
  • Assist with clients who have Dementia/Alzheimer s as well as other illnesses and provide appropriate measures of care.
  • Employed as a CNA in a long-term care facility and was primarily assigned on the Alzheimer's Unit.
  • Interact with impaired or Alzheimer and dementia patients that can no longer take care of themselves without assistance.
  • Provided care to various types of patients such as long-term care, hospice, rehabilitation and Alzheimer patients.
  • Cared for patients with diagnoses such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease.

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12. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Communicate efficiently with team members, family, and physicians concerning residents' physiological and psychological changes/needs.
  • Assured patients followed prescribed treatment regimens and followed up with care providers regarding any concerns.
  • Assisted with physical therapy Communicated and coordinated with families to alleviate concerns and meet requests
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with RN that was directing patient care.
  • Learned effective communication skills in assisting patients.
  • Listened effectively to families concerns of consumer.
  • Provided coverage overnight and for vacations.
  • Learned and memorized facility codes.
  • Assist for turning position and ambulation
  • Performed a variety of nursing care duties concerned with personal care, diagnostic procedures, treatments, charting and patient teaching.
  • Accompanied residents on physician visits to varying medical settings, transmitting physicians' incoming orders and concerns and outgoing medical orders.
  • Assist the Registered Nurse (RN) in the care of patients in sub acute, and chronic states of illness.
  • Worked shifts from 7:00 am till 4:00 pm under an RN's supervision, assisting and taking care of patients.
  • Assisted RN staff as directed and performed nursing assistant functions, and duties as assigned by the RN nursing staff.
  • Transport and escort patients throughout the facility, turn and re position patients, along with changing linen, hygiene.
  • Provided one-to-one care for ambulatory and moribund patients; including but not limited to turning, positioning and providing meals.
  • Experience in all three shifts mornings, evenings, and overnight (check every 2 hours or as needed).
  • Assist the RN in her daily duties as well as assisting the physician with patient triage and their daily duties.
  • Provided routine care to newborns such as diaper change, check temperature, bathing, and feedings every 3 hours.
  • Measure and record vitals signs, report changes in patients condition and other matters of concern requiring prompt attention.

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13. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided professional yet caring client interaction and maintained patient's rights to confidentiality while providing excellent customer service with their families.
  • Recommend improvements and changes in key performance indicators that drive customer service and overall pharmacy effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical, customer service and communication skills while interacting with patients and other clinicians.
  • Informed patients of transportation purposes, maintained courteous and cooperative relations and provided excellent customer service.
  • Provide exceptional hospitality of patients and families through demonstration of excellent customer service skills.
  • Provide accurate and thorough customer service interpretation of benefits, eligibility according to guidelines.
  • Provided excellent customer service during clinical rotation in an Assisted Living Senior Community.
  • Experienced medical receptionist with customer service experience in working within home health settings.
  • Developed and implemented front office protocols for increased customer service and patient satisfaction.
  • Assisted with Elderly care, managed distribution of medications, professional customer service
  • Provided outstanding customer service when performing both nursing and administrative skills.
  • Provided excellent customer service to hundreds of patients/family members per shift.
  • Assisted resident's families as necessary providing them excellent customer service.
  • Provided efficient and organized customer service to various assisted living facilities.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment by providing excellent customer service.
  • Released information, handled scheduling and provided stellar customer service.
  • Provide quality care and exceptional customer service to residents.
  • Provided quality customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Provide quality customer service to individuals seeking rehabilitation services.
  • Performed customer service skills between residents and family.

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14. Hoyer

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Here's how Hoyer is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Transported immobile patients Via Hoyer-Lift and Wheelchair to designated therapy and recreational rooms.
  • Operated Mechanical/Manual Hoyer lift for patients.
  • Mobilized residents using Hoyer and Sara lifts
  • Help patients with daily living activities and personal hygiene, assist serving/feeding meals, transport with hoyer lift, document actions.
  • Perform personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, ambulate to and from bed often by hoyer lift or wheelchair.
  • Acquired the residents vital signs, assisted with bed to wheelchair transfer, wheelchair to bed, and Hoyer lift transfers.
  • Pass trays, perform daily ADL's, transfer properly with the use of a hoyer lift or sliding board.
  • Transported residents; utilized scale and in-bed scale, special care beds, Hoyer lift, and vital signs monitor/equipment.
  • Transfer patient from bed to chair, bathroom, or shower, either by themselves or using a Hoyer Lift.
  • Job Skills: Mastered basic body mechanics for transferring patients, including the use of hoyer lifts and gait belts.
  • Assisted patients with getting in and out of bed with the use of a Hoyer lift or sliding board.
  • Worked on a 41 bed long-term care and rehabilitation unit with hoyer dependent patients providing am and pm care.
  • Transferred residents using the sit-to-stand lift, gait belt, complete Hoyer lift as well as portable ceiling lifts.
  • Assisted residents with transferring via gait belt or hoyer lift, dressing, bathing, feeding, incontinence care
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Feeding, Bed Baths, Mechanical and Hoyer Lifts Turned and position patients Personal Hygiene Help
  • Move patients in and out of wheelchair with hoyer lift and transfer and position patients when required.
  • Use of Hoyer Lifts is required when transferring physically incapacitated individuals from bed to wheelchair and shower.
  • Trained and fully capable of utilizing the Hoyer and stand-up lift in accordance with clients transfer status.
  • Transferred residents from bed to chair, using a hoyer lift as well as a gait belt.
  • Transported patients, using wheelchair and wheeled cart and using an EZ stand and a Hoyer lift.

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15. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained commitment to work related growth and competency by attending meetings and educational programs as assigned by Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse.
  • Charge Nurse/General Nursing Duties on Skilled Unit/Supervision of Nursing Assistants
  • Report to charge nurse immediately when observing any unusual or significant change s in a resident's physical or behavioral condition.
  • Take vital signs and check patient's condition, report to the charge nurse if there are any changes after monitoring.
  • Assist staff during treatments and set up of resident care equipment And assist with any other duties delegated by charge nurse.
  • Assisted Charge Nurse with medical procedures, record of residents daily activities (charting) and obtaining specimen for lab.
  • Record vital signs, monitor nutrition and hydration and reporting changes in residents mental or physical condition to Charge Nurse.
  • Performed selected nursing procedures which do not require professional evaluation as assigned and instructed by the Head Nurse or Charge Nurse
  • Performed tasks assigned by the charge nurse such as checking vital signs, residents' weight, and collecting specimens.
  • Report to charge nurse any unusual activities or requests of the patient as well as charting on patients each shift.
  • Perform vital signs, report and document any changes in patients mental, physical and emotional conditions to charge nurse.
  • Ensured the safety and well-being of the residents is maintained * Reported any changes of patients to the Charge Nurse.
  • Monitor the residents for any changes in their physical or mental condition and report those changes to the charge nurse.
  • Reported to the charge nurse the status of patients by spending necessary time in the room with the patients.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities, postmortem care, reported any changes in patients condition to charge nurse.
  • Required to document and/or report information regarding the residents' progress and medical condition to charge nurses and supervisor.
  • Keep record of food and liquid intakes or urinary and fecal output, report notable changes to charge nurse.
  • Assess vital signs and report physical, mental and psychological changes in the patient's condition to charge nurse.
  • Delivered confidential messages, documents and specimens to family members of patients, charge nurse, and doctors.
  • Provision of skilled nursing patient care as designated by charge nurse, routine procedures collect and transport specimens.

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16. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided assistance in the daily care of residents by assisting in the resident's rehabilitation and rehabilitating exercises.
  • Assist patients with daily care activities Assist with physical and occupational therapy appointments Enter daily charting
  • Maintained sanitary conditions utilizing standard precautions and assisted residents with all daily care.
  • Provided high-quality daily care for elderly and disabled individuals.
  • Provided individualized care for patients requiring dependent daily care.
  • Provided compassionate daily care for in-home residents.
  • Provided daily care tasks such as mobility assistance, bathing and hygiene, meal service, and awareness of patient well-being.
  • Provided all daily care to him, including, basic dressing changes, and meal preparations with feeding and administering medications.
  • Will help residents with daily care tasks including but not limited to bathing, cleaning, dressing, transporting, etc.
  • Documented patient daily care by updating and maintaining charts, reports, logs, and records Accomplishments Maintained patient stability.
  • Obtain resident BP, Pulse, Respiration, temperature, assisted with daily care; bathing, ambulation, grooming.
  • Provided assistance to physical and occupation therapists to carry out daily care plans for the physical rehabilitation of patients.
  • Assisted home nurse and hospice staff with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Prioritize patient daily care according to acuity and answer patient lights, bells or intercom to resolve patient needs.
  • Provide daily care and supervision for individuals in a long term care facility with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Provided daily care for the elderly including routine bathing, dressing, feeding, and other personal assistance.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented assisted home health nurse with all aspects of daily care.
  • Assist patient with daily cares, take vital signs, use lifting equipment and report to registered nurse.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant assist RN's and LPN's in daily cares of residents in long term care facility
  • Assist with all daily care, vital signs, document paperwork, and reporting observations to charge nurse.

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17. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures by showing companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.
  • Provided prompt resident care within a teamwork environment safely and effectively, while providing comfort measures.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure their rights are protected.
  • Participated in Daily Living Activities, Resident Care, Restorative and other Physical Therapy Programs
  • Provided exceptional patient care to residents as specified on individualized resident care plan.
  • Cared for and assisted residents with activities of daily living and documented resident care
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.
  • Provide quality resident care to geriatric and disabled individuals.
  • Ensured individualized quality resident care by implementing intimate considerations.
  • Communicated with family members and co-workers regarding resident care.
  • Provide documentation for resident care into company database.
  • Follow documentation requirements for needed for resident care.
  • Maintained current education on resident care and various diseases
  • Maintain confidentiality of all Resident care information.
  • Input information into computer regarding resident care.
  • Communicate with family members/doctors on resident care.
  • Provided resident care with proper preventative measures.
  • Followed individual resident care plans.
  • Provided detailed resident care reports.
  • Provide Outstanding Quality Resident Care.

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18. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Skilled in activities of daily living, behavioral management, crisis prevention/intervention and CPR certified.
  • Maintained current CPR certification, able to utilize and obtain appropriate emergency equipment.
  • Maintained CPR certification, and attended continuing education as needed.
  • Maintain current CPR certification for both professional and non-professional employees.
  • Recognize respiratory and/or cardiac arrest and initiate CPR.
  • Received CPR certification and earned patient contact hours
  • Certificate of CPR/First Aid/ Professionalism/Perfect Attendance/OSHA/HIPAA
  • Ensured medication intake was accurate, cleaned catheters as needed for patients, completed CPR and Crisis Intervention training courses annually
  • Assisted nurses with patient care, transported patients, took vitals and charted in data entry software, CPR Trained.
  • Ensured that credentials are current such as license, CPR, TB for LVN, CNA for Agency Personnel.
  • Performed basic technical skills (CPR, taking and recording vital signs, measuring and recording fluid intake/output).
  • Provided basic patient care in Medical, Oncology, and Intensive Care Units * Trained in CPR and ACLS
  • Provide direct care for twelve Senior Residents including activities of daily living, first Aid and CPR.
  • Hold certifications in CPR, Heart Saver, mechanical lifts and whirlpools in addition to the C.N.A.
  • Transported patients and provided empathetic and sensitive care to patient and family and performed CPR as needed.
  • Certified to perform Basic Life Support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques.
  • Obtained and maintained Montana state certifications as a Certified Nurses Aid, CPR and first aid.
  • Document actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records using CPRS GUI format.
  • Certified in CPR and AED Program for Health care provider as per American Heart association norms.
  • Total patient care, light housekeeping, light cooking, CPR, and charting on patient.

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19. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided nurturing assistance to residents, including personal care, monitoring and documenting vitals, offering emotional support and empathy
  • Ensured patients receive essential social and emotional support and provided vital information on patient conditions to nurses.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support including comforting patients and providing them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Implemented specific approaches for behaviors; provided emotional support for residents who were demonstrating inappropriate actions.
  • Communicate with residents to assess need for assistance or social and emotional support Professional Experience
  • Communicated with senior citizens to provide emotional support and engaged in recreational activities.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision to patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Provided physical and emotional support to elderly clients as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Ensured a safe and comfortable environment, providing companionship and emotional support.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Provided emotional support and motivation through conversation, encouragement and recreational activities.
  • Communicate with patients to ascertain need for assistance or social/emotional support.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with emergency crisis.
  • Provided support before sedation, and demonstrated emotional support post-procedure.
  • Develop relationships with patients and provide companionship and emotional support.
  • Communicated with patients to ascertain whether social or emotional support.
  • Communicated with patients for assistance with social and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support for patients showing difficulties with transition.
  • Provided emotional support in a comfortable, soothing environment.
  • Encouraged and provided emotional support to residents and relatives.

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20. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Educated consumers in oral hygiene instructions and provided post-op instructions.
  • Assist with hygiene care/bathing/hair care/oral hygiene.
  • Assist clients with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, oral hygiene and using the restroom.
  • Take care of resident's personal hygiene, including bed bath, shaving, showering, dressing and oral hygiene care.
  • Assist in Grooming, Oral hygiene, Toileting, Showing/ Bathing, Dressing and prepare meals according individual dietetic meal plans.
  • Assisted residents in bathing, oral hygiene, skin care, transfers to bathroom, and all aspects of daily care.
  • Assisted client's with daily ADL's such as oral hygiene, bathing, grooming, transfers, ambulation and feeding.
  • Certified Nursing assistance, geriatric care, oral hygiene bathing, vital signs, measuring input & output, feeding patients.
  • Assist patients with feeding, bathing, BM and B training, taking vital signs and recording, and oral hygiene.
  • Supported patients with ambulation and crutch walking, bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding, and elimination as needed.
  • Assist residents with daily functions, such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, feedings and turning in the bed.
  • Assist residents with feeding personal and oral hygiene getting in and out of bed making sure they are dry and clean.
  • Assist with Active Daily Living (ADL) care such as bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Assisted patient with personal care activities such as dressing and undressing, feeding, oral hygiene, grooming and bedtime care.
  • Assist with Bathing; Dressing; Continence Care ;Feeding, Transfers; Oral Hygiene ; Medication Reminder; Light House Keeping
  • Perform oral hygiene, oversaw dietary needs of patients, assist with physical therapy and performed first aid as needed.
  • Assisted patients with routine hygiene duties that included bathing/showering, oral hygiene, shaving, getting dressed, and feeding.
  • Assisted residents with dressing, bathing, oral hygiene, range of motion, safe body mechanics and prosthetic devices.
  • Assist Residents with all aspects of activities of daily living, including bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, etc.
  • Assisted patient with bathing, oral hygiene and grooming while also assisting patient to medical appointments and transferring of patient.

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21. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Performed duties such as the feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, or moving patients, or changing bed linens.
  • Changed bed linens, cleaned, sterilized, stored, prepared and issued dressings packs, treatment trays and other supplies.
  • Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors, and answered telephone calls from visitors, physicians or pharmacy staff.
  • Changed bed linens, assisted visitors and family members, managed incoming telephone calls, and performed other errands as required.
  • Answer call lights and changed bed linens if needed and also examine patients for any bruises, cuts/ other injuries.
  • Change patients' bed linens; assist with hygiene, mobility, and cleaning up after feedings or other activities.
  • Changed bed linens, cleaned and ironed laundry and assisted in keeping room, cabinet, and dresser drawers organized.
  • Light Housekeeping including changing of bed linens, vacuuming, sweeping, dusting of patient's room, emptying wastebaskets.
  • Changed bed linens and washed clothes Provided emotional support, served the Clients food Took Clients shopping and to doctors appointments
  • Assist patients with mobility by turning and positioning, provide range of motion, and change bed linens daily.
  • Assisted patients with daily activities (personal hygiene/grooming), changed bed linens and accompanied patients to facility activities.
  • Answer patients call lights, change bed linens and assists patients with getting dress, bathing, and meals.
  • Transferred residents' from bed to wheelchair with mechanical lift and assisted residents with ambulation changed bed linens.
  • Assisted client with ADL, prepared meals, changed bed linens and kept living space clean and organized.
  • Cared for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, and prepare meals.
  • Perform duties such as changing patients' bed linens, or cleaning up after feedings or other activities.
  • Clean clients quarters (change bed linens, wash laundry, and iron clothes as needed).
  • Measured patient vital signs, changed bed linens and reported changes in patient conditions to medical staff.
  • Care for clients by changing bed linens, washing clothes, and assisting with their personal needs.
  • Change bed linens and make beds, keep clean and organize patient's rooms for their safety.

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22. Patient Information Confidential

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Here's how Patient Information Confidential is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Protected organization's value by keeping patient information confidential adhering to professional standards and following all procedures and requirements.
  • Report observations of the patient to nursing supervisor and protect organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Maintained work operations by following policies and procedures and protected organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Maintain environment by performing secretarial work by documenting, reporting, and keeping patient information confidential.
  • Interacted with patient & family members by providing social and emotional support; keeping patient information confidential
  • Provide patients personal hygiene, maintain patient stability, and keeping patient information confidential.
  • Perform activities of daily living, protect organizational value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Protected organization's value by keeping patient information confidential and adhering to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Maintained operations by following policies and procedures, and kept patient information confidential.
  • Keep patient information confidential and follow facility's policies and procedures.
  • Complete diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
  • Maintained patient information confidential and the integrity of provider agency.
  • Protect Nursing Homes significance through keeping patient information confidential.
  • Protected company s integrity by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Protect patients' privacy by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Protect patient and hospital by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Entered patients orders electronically and keep patient information confidential.
  • Protected organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Followed HIPPA violations by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Maintained patient privacy and kept patient information confidential.

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23. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained departmental policies and procedures while meeting daily objectives, quality assurance program, safely, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintained established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Monitor all infections new or admitted or logged on infection control log and appropriate follow-up documentation for appropriate infection identified.
  • Performed every aspect of assistance incorporating universal precautions, infection control processes and both national and local institutional safety procedures.
  • Safeguarded the client/ patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions.
  • Performed Infection control procedures, emergency situations, environmental safety, and admission and discharge procedures.
  • Followed infection control procedures, as established by the facility when isolation techniques are necessary.
  • Clean anesthesia machines, monitors and equipment following procedures established by infection control.
  • Followed infection control, provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.
  • Practiced and taught infection control; observed and reported potentially hazardous situations.
  • Implemented patient focused plans of care safely while following infection control protocols.
  • Ensured work safety and rigorously followed environmental and infection control methods.
  • Sterilize equipment between patients and adhering to infection control measures.
  • Followed infection control guidelines as per nursing policy and procedure.
  • Maintained safety and adhered to environmental and infection control standards.
  • Performed injections and removed sutures and maintained good infection control.
  • Practice safe and effective aseptic/sterile techniques and infection control.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of universal precautions and infection control.
  • Maintained environmental and infection controls standards under OSHA compliance.
  • Maintained proper infection control measures following standard control guidelines.

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24. Oral Care

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Here's how Oral Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in working with dementia residents with all aspects of daily care, including oral care, skin care and incontinence.
  • Assisted with daily care activities, vital signs, bathing, oral care, feeding, toileting, and personal hygiene.
  • Weighed patients daily or as needed, provided bath care, oral care, skin care, and assisted with ambulation.
  • Bathe and feed patients; oral care; wound care; charting; vital signs; data entry; stock central supply
  • Visited client's homes and assisted them with accomplishing their morning tasks such as bathing, oral care, and dressing.
  • Assist residents with ADL's, grooming, bathing, feeding, dressing, oral care, incontinent care as needed.
  • Tended to specified hygiene needs such as bathing, changing clothes, eating, toiletry, oral care, transportation etc.
  • Assist in patient cleaning, bathing, dressing, shopping, feeding, oral care, shaving and simple wound care.
  • Provided daily living assistance which consisted of bathing, oral care, range and motion exercises, cleaning and sanitizing duties.
  • Assisted residents in daily activities such as bathing, oral care, feeding, dressing, and other important daily necessities.
  • Assist patients with daily activities including oral care, bathing, feeding, positioning, elimination, ambulation and vital signs.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living such as dressing, oral care, personal hygiene, and care of clothing.
  • Take vitals give care according to care plan transfer patient, shower, bed baths, dress, and oral care.
  • Assist patients with Activities of Daily Living as well as preventative treatments, such as positioning patient and doing oral cares.
  • Provide accurate observation of patient needs and assistance with patient ADL s including bathing, oral care, dressing, etc.
  • Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower, tub or bed baths, oral care, hair and skin care.
  • Provide personal care: grooming, bathing, dressing, and oral care of residents daily, and as needed.
  • Assisted residents in activities of daily living, such as eating, dressing, bathing, oral care, etc.
  • Assisted patients with acts of daily living, helped passed meal trays, provides baths, showered and oral care.
  • Provide pt care, clean incontinent residents, gave showers, perform oral care and the activities of daily living.

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25. Daily Needs

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Here's how Daily Needs is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted disabled and mentally challenged patients with daily needs
  • Assist resident's with daily needs, including preparation for activity and social programs, and transporting resident's to/from appointments.
  • Helped residents with all daily needs, such as; getting out of bed, getting dressed, bathing and eating.
  • Help residents with basic daily needs, as well as making them feel important and Encourage them to participate in activities.
  • Provide care to elderly residents, feed, dress, and take care of daily needs, operate various types of lifts
  • Assist Patient with daily needs such as reassuring patient is taking medications, cooking, and assisting with daily functions.
  • Provided patient's daily needs, hygiene, meals, groups, outdoors, breaks, housekeeping on the units.
  • Provide basic care to residents, Assist residents in daily needs such as bathing, dressing, eating, toileting,
  • Worked as an STNA that took care of the residents of the facility to help them achieve their daily needs.
  • Cared for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients, done vital signs monitored fluid intake and cared for patients daily needs.
  • Assist clients in their home with daily needs including bathing, dressing, nutrition, ambulation, and transferring/lifting.
  • General CNA Duties including but not limited to feeding dressing and changing supporting individual with all daily needs of activities
  • Assist clients with daily needs in the clients home such as personal care, housekeeping, meal preparation.
  • Assist clients with daily needs such as hygiene, meals, medication reminders, and house cleaning.
  • Take daily vitals on our inmate psych units as well as assist ill inmates with daily needs.
  • Job duties include helping patient with bathing, feeding and any other daily needs that are needed.
  • General patient care including taking vital signs as well as assisting with bathing and other daily needs.
  • Provided sensitive care to varied populations in assisted living in order to protect and serve daily needs.
  • Assist residents with daily needs/ activities such as; hygiene, bathing, feeding, food trays.
  • Assist with daily needs for 10 residents, including catheter care, dietary nutrition and medication management.

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26. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided sensory oriented therapy and assisted with observation for seizures as well as provided a safe environment.
  • Monitor patients on suicide observation Maintain a therapeutic relationship with patients Provide a safe environment for patients
  • Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care team to provide quality care in a safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment and minor housekeeping, maintained cleanliness of equipment.
  • Maintained a safe environment by adhering to hospital policies and following procedures.
  • Facilitate a creative and safe environment with diversified and stimulation recreational activities.
  • Motivated and assisted residents with their daily living activities in safe environment.
  • Prepare and distribute medication while monitoring and maintaining a safe environment.
  • Maintain a safe environment by following all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintained a safe environment for the cognitively impaired residents.
  • Maintained a safe environment for residents by responding to their calls on time, and offering them all kinds of support.
  • Take vitals and report baseline changes to the nurse Give support and comfort to patients Ensure a safe environment for patients.
  • Helped to maintain a safe environment for those in need of it and assist with rehabilitation of those in our care.
  • Assist in providing a safe environment and promote quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Followed proper lifting techniques, and maintained a clean, healthy, and safe environment for me and my patients.
  • Assisted nursing personnel in taking vital signs and helped patients perform activities of daily living while maintaining a safe environment.
  • Assist elderly patients with activities of daily living Provide a safe environment Monitor intake and output and document in patient charts
  • Provide support for ADL, hygiene assistance, meal preparation, providing a safe environment and other duties as assigned.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment as well as made sure hygiene was properly and efficiently taken care of.
  • Provided hygienic assistance and created a safe environment to every resident, Reported any changes to the supervising Nurse.

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27. ROM

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Here's how ROM is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.
  • Act as liaison between formalized therapy and nursing to promote a restorative nursing philosophy among all facility departments.
  • Provided post-operative support, monitoring the recovery of animals from surgery and notifying veterinarians of any unusual symptoms.
  • Advanced from a nursing assistant position to a certified nursing position by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Comfort and anxiety relief, Promoting safety and environmental cleanliness, Unit management and efficiency.
  • Provide respite for family caregivers; allowing family caregiver time away from care recipient.
  • Supervised various group activities to promote patient's independence and offer encouragement.
  • Travel with clients to facilitate transition from rehabilitation facilities to home settings.
  • Promote positive relationships with residents, visitors, regulators and medical professionals.
  • Document route of specimens from collection to laboratory analysis and diagnosis.
  • Recognized and promoted twice by management for proven leadership qualities.
  • Assisted in rehabilitation and restorative aide devices to promote independence.
  • Performed daily activities with resident from toileting to serving meals
  • Commended for holistically promoting the dignity of each resident.
  • Work effectively with different patients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Aided and monitored wound care or recovery from illness/injury.
  • Promote mental well-being through encouragement and health education.
  • Assist in promoting patient safety and environmental cleanliness.
  • Provided transportation to and from medical appointments.
  • Documented patient information obtained from intake interviews.

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28. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in meal preparation, offered conversation and companionship, provided transportation for errands.
  • Help residence with bathing dressing Heating appointment light housekeeping and meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping, meal preparations, companionship and transportation
  • Completed facilities 3-hour Meal Preparation Safety Training.
  • Assist in meal preparation and provided medication reminders
  • Assist client with daily activities; meal preparation, light housekeeping, personal care, medication reminders and attending community social events
  • Performed routine nursing assisting duties, such as checking vital signs, assisting in personal care, meal preparation, etc.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living such as meal prep, transfers, changing, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Provided in-home care for elderly, including personal care, grooming, meal preparation, medication reminders and obtaining vital signs.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, personal care, meal preparation, ambulation, transfers, and housekeeping duties.
  • Total patient care including housekeeping, laundry, bathing, meal preparation, charting, taking them to doctor appointments etc.
  • Performed duties of personal care, meal preparation, assist with feeding as needed, housekeeping, laundry, medication management-e.g.
  • Performed household task such as meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, shopping, pet care and errands as needed.
  • Assist with meal preparation, medicine reminders, light housekeeping, running errands/shopping, laundry services and encouraging recreational activities.
  • Assisted home-based disabled adult client with bathing, dressing, grooming, transfers, meal preparation and light house duty.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities: provided meal preparation, personal hygiene, bathing, medical reminders and transportation.
  • Complete vital sign assessment, assist with bathing, personal hygiene, dressing, meal preparation, ambulating and transfers.
  • Maintained a clean safe living environment, meal preparation, completion of various household tasks, and personal care assistance.
  • Assist client with activities of daily living such as meal preparation, laundry, light housekeeping, shower and grooming.
  • Help with ROM exercises, light housework, ambulation, meal preparation, and help communicate with their family members.

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29. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Administered treatments using medical equipment including bladder scanners, intermittent pneumatic compression devices, anti-embolism stockings and bedpans.
  • Collected and delivered laboratory specimens to technicians, moved medical equipment, and handled mail delivery between floors.
  • Submitted diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special patient-specific medical equipment.
  • Communicated effectively with nursing staff, monitor and document vitals and utilize medical equipment.
  • Assisted in veterinary examinations, medical equipment preparation, and animal care services.
  • Assisted patients with specialized medical equipment to support individualized treatments and testing.
  • Prepared and transported items such as medical equipment and laboratory specimens.
  • Monitor medical equipment and ensure machines are working properly.
  • Maintained sterility of operating room and medical equipment.
  • Ensured cleanliness and sterilization of medical equipment.
  • Ensured medical equipment was sterilized before use.
  • Operated and maintain monitors of bio-medical equipment.
  • Check medical equipment to ensure proper functionality.
  • Perform basic maintenance of medical equipment.
  • Sanitized telemetry transmitters and other medical equipment
  • Changed and replaced patient medical equipment.
  • Maintain working order of all medical equipment
  • Cleaned and sanitized medical equipment.
  • Stored and prepared medical equipment.
  • Monitored and utilized medical equipment.

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30. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Maintain patient medical records and ensures accurate and timely communication of therapeutic and diagnostic orders of the medical staff.
  • Prepared and maintained medical records of patients; accurately recorded vital signs and in/ out take information
  • Administer prescribed medication to patients and maintain related medical records under supervision of a nurse.
  • Assist administrative personnel teams with filing of medical documentation into the appropriate patient medical records.
  • Obtained vital signs and followed up with timely and accurate medical records-keeping procedures.
  • Prepared new patient/newborn charts, processed medical records and recorded information in database.
  • Obtain insurance authorization and verification for benefits, maintain medical records and files.
  • Document patients' condition in facility and medical records according to policy regulations.
  • Maintained electronic medical records according to the facilities guidelines and residents care plan.
  • Maintained medical records, thorough and accurate completion of reports and patient documentation.
  • Documented and recorded information into medical records and into medical computer systems.
  • Transcribed patient examinations into medical records and performed review of prior records.
  • Assisted with creating, updating, and organizing student medical records alphabetically.
  • Maintained medical records retrieved and reviewed patient results and processed all correspondences.
  • Maintained medical records, categorized, ordered and ensured medical inventory organization.
  • Completed review of random medical records for monthly quality assurance audits.
  • Documented patients' medical history and vital statistics into medical records.
  • Provided basic nursing care to residents, maintained electronic medical records.
  • Maintained treatment plans by monitoring patient condition and completing medical records.
  • Reviewed medical records for patients requesting prescription medications or refills.

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31. Meal Trays

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Here's how Meal Trays is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Complete computer medical charting, assist with patient care, pass meal trays, fresh water & ice, linen changes.
  • Pass meal trays and assist residents as needed with meals, feed if required and pass nourishment drinks and ice water.
  • Assist residents with meals such as setting up meal trays, feeding residents if they're unable to feed themselves.
  • Assist in dinning room with passing meal trays assist with feeding Completed HIPAA standard in all patient documentation and interaction.
  • Assisted patients with daily living skills, taking vitals, passing meal trays, giving baths and helping patients with activities
  • Make beds, answering call lights, serving meal trays and drinks, Encourage and help residents with leisure activities.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, obtain vital signs, set up meal trays and assist with feedings.
  • Assist residents with daily living activities * Deliver and collect meal trays * Chart resident progress on a daily basis
  • Assist with distribution of meal trays and properly documents intake and output, patients condition and all care provided.
  • Operate mechanical lifts, distribute meal trays, and accommodate residents in achieving therapeutic goals accompanying the rehab department.
  • Cut up food, distribute trays and collect meal trays, as well as serve beverages in dining room.
  • Assist clients to dining room for meals and also helping to pass out and pick up meal trays.
  • Set up meal trays along with feeding residents, serving nutritional supplements and documenting food / fluid intake.
  • Delivered meal trays to residents room and returned empty dishes and trays to kitchen for washing and sanitizing.
  • Pass meal trays and feed some residents who can't feed themselves and record the amount they eat.
  • Take care of resident's personal hygiene, setting up of meal trays, and documenting food/fluid intake.
  • Document within an electronic system, take patient vital signs, and provide patients with meal trays.
  • Passed meal trays, assisted with feeding and recorded I&O's in nursing flow sheets.
  • Serve and remove meal trays, feed residents, and provide fresh ice water for each resident.
  • Set up and assisted residents with meal trays, then collect trays after the meal is completed.

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32. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Typed Doctor transcription and diagnosis on EKG s, charting, filing, answering phones, scheduling, fax medical reports.
  • Experience performing EKG, catheter care, specimen collection, I&O recording, blood glucose and vital signs monitoring.
  • Trained EKG technician and has worked with other departments such as family practice, pediatrics, cardiology and internal medicine.
  • Collected patient vital signs, EKG, blood draw, wound care, IV care, medication distribution, etc.
  • Have Experience in ICU-Unit, assisted nurses with clinical procedures (EKG, PFT, and bathing etc.)
  • Worked as an assistant on the Neurosurgery floor taking vitals and assisting patients with ADL's and EKG's.
  • Gained knowledge on IV s, catheters, EKG, telemetry units, and replaced bandages/dressings as instructed.
  • Perform a range of diagnostic support, bladder scan, EKG tests and treatment for exams and treatments.
  • Monitor EKG readings and record patient heart beat to relay information to on site nurse and doctor.
  • Performed EKG's, started IV's, obtained vital signs and worked under a primary nurse.
  • Monitored cardiac rhythms, performed EKG's, electronic charting, Aided nurses in post surgery procedures\care.
  • Perform EKG when needed, record and measure and notify physician and nursing staff of findings.
  • Perform EKG s and measure vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature and blood pressure.
  • Assisted physicians with vital signs, EKG, check blood glucose, preparing medication for injection.
  • Documented over eleven hundred sets of vital signs, and performed 200+ Electrocardiograms (EKG/ECG).
  • Performed clinical procedures such as: EKG's, telemetry, blood glucose checks, etc.
  • Assisted in emergency situations, initiated CPR, and performed EKG as directed by the RN.
  • Administer EKG's and therapies, monitor blood specific levels and maintain accurate patient records.
  • Put on EKG's/telemetry; charted ADL's, inputs/outputs, vital signs, helped with BLS
  • Printed EKG strip for each patient and record the data on the patient's chart.

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33. Signal Lights

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Here's how Signal Lights is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Answer call signals, signal lights, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs, if able perform requested action.
  • Assist with customer service, answered signal lights, bells, telephone calls and intercom system to determine patient's needs.
  • Assisted residents with daily personal hygiene;answered signal lights;took vitals;assisted residents who needed help with walking
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems in order to determine patients' needs.
  • Performed nursing assistant duties such as answered signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine patients' needs.
  • Assist Nursing staff in providing medical treatment, answer signal lights, beds or intercom system to determine patients needs.
  • Assisted charged nurse with primary patient care, vital signs answer signal lights and intercom to determine patient needs.
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or inter com systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Provide primary patient care, monitored patient vital signs, answered signal lights and intercom to determine patient needs.
  • Required to take vital signs and fluid intake, answered signal lights and phones to determine resident's needs.
  • Responded to patient needs as indicated by call bells, signal lights, alarms, and intercoms.
  • Answer patients call signals, signal lights, or intercom systems to meet the patient's needs.
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, or bells to determine patients' need with quality.
  • Answered signal lights, obtain vital signs, assist with grooming, bathing, feeding and ambulation.
  • Answer patients' call lights, signal lights, and intercom systems and addressed patients' needs.
  • Skilled with emergency situations and answered signal lights, distress signals, bells and intercom system.
  • Answered patients' call lights, signal lights to assist with each patient's needs.
  • Responded to signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine patients' needs.
  • Changed bed linen and responded to signal lights and intercom to determine patients' needs.
  • Answered signal lights, served as bath aid, fed residents, and transported residents.

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34. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated patients' Medicare physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy notes; correlated expected visits frequency with actual visits.
  • Provided medication management and dispensing along with ADL's, behavior management, daytime activities and physical therapy assistance.
  • Extended services immediately following physical therapy to maintain and restore residents physical functioning to the highest possible level.
  • Provided medical care assistance, dispensed medication, monitored blood sugar, tracked vitals, physical therapy exercises
  • Assist patients in performing physical therapy exercises and with administering medication based on doctors' orders.
  • Learned some physical therapy performed therapy on patients also assisted patients with their daily activities.
  • Supported professionals with physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy interventions when indicated.
  • Monitored physical therapy, assisted with transportation of patients and provided personal patient care.
  • Assisted patients with therapy/exercise to regain mobility and strength after completion of physical therapy.
  • Participate in collaborated care with the Nurse Manager, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.
  • Participated in leading exercise groups and administering physical therapy to individuals as needed.
  • Helped residents with physical therapy exercises that were assigned specifically for the resident.
  • Assist residents with Activities of daily living, assist Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
  • Assisted with physical therapy as prescribed and demonstrated by licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Administered and monitored daily physical therapy with client to ensure future progress.
  • Worked with special needs patients assisting with rehabilitation and physical therapy needs.
  • Promoted resident independence by assisting with physical therapy activities and daily ambulation.
  • Assisted the residents with their rehabilitation routines when directed by physical therapy.
  • Coordinated patient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy evaluation.
  • Assist with physical therapy and patient ambulation after surgical procedures.

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35. Fresh Water

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Here's how Fresh Water is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided fresh water/nourishment between meals.
  • Initiate physical activities; prep and serve meals, feed patients as necessary, providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Assist with serving meals, feeding residents as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning residents; providing fresh water.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, such as feeding, positioning, ambulation, fresh water and snacks.
  • Help with transfers, toileting, bathing, grooming, offer fresh water, and assist with meals as needed.
  • Provided activities for daily living ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Make sure all call lights are in patients reach, fresh water at bed side and a safe comfortable environment.
  • Serve meals, providing fresh water, and nourishment between meals, turning and positioning, as well as ambulating.
  • Checked on Patients served fresh water and nourishment when needed Help the Receptionist at the nursing station with charts.
  • Provide resident cares, notify nurse of resident changes, passing out snacks, ensure resident has fresh water
  • Keep assigned residents units clean and orderly, changing linens, making beds, and providing fresh water.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities such as serving patients, feeding them and providing fresh water.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living including serving meals, providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Stock linen cabinets, tidy up rooms, make sure each resident has fresh water by bedside.
  • Fed animals twice daily and made sure they had access to fresh water at all times.
  • Maintained patients' rooms, changed sheets and bedding, and provided fresh water for patients.
  • Answer all call lights, empty urinal cups, give out fresh water and snacks.
  • Served meals, fed patients as necessary, provided fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Provide residents with fresh water and encourage and assist residents to drink for well hydration.
  • Helped with feeding residents (those who needed assistance), bringing fresh water.

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36. Nail Care

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Here's how Nail Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Nail care Oral care Bathing/Showering residents Assisting residents with daily living Encourage residents to join activities Feeding/encouraging residents to eat.
  • Provide residents' personal hygiene by giving baths, dressing, shaves, nail care, and assisting to the bathroom.
  • Administer complete and partial bed baths, oral care, dentures, Foley care, hair/nail care, and bed making.
  • Assisted residents with hygiene, bathing, grooming, oral care, nail care, meal preparation, change bed linen.
  • Helped with daily activities such as getting dressed, brushing hair, bathing, teeth care, nail care, feeding.
  • Bed bathing, showering, shaving, hair & nail care, skin care, feeding, toileting and incontinent care.
  • Assist patients in bathing, shampooing hair, skin/nail care, dressing, feeding, shaving, and keeping oral hygiene.
  • Provide personnel care to residents (bathing, dressing, hair care, shaving, nail care, teeth care).
  • Provide comfort care and hygiene to patients to include bathing, hair and nail care, oral hygiene, skin care.
  • Administered complete/partial resident baths, oral care, dentures care, Foley care, hair/nail care, shaving, bed making.
  • Attend to the physical appearance of the patient to include baths, hair care, oral care, and nail care.
  • Assisted residents with personal hygiene, including, nail care, mouth care, hair car, feeding and toileting,.
  • Provide support and assistance with grooming, including shower as scheduled, oral care, hair care and nail care.
  • Delivered direct hygiene care to patients to include brushing teeth, bathing, combing of hair and providing nail care.
  • Take and record vital signs, blood sugar, bathing, nail care, perinea care, feeding, catheter care
  • Assist with oral hygiene, bathing functions, dressing/undressing as necessary, nail care, shaving, and hair care.
  • Take care of residents' personal hygiene, including bed bath, shaving, nail care, toileting, etc.
  • Give baths or showers, nail care, help transfer patient with mechanical lift, and make up beds.
  • Provided personal care services to residents such as bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving and toileting.
  • Work well with others as a Team Dental Care Hair and Nail Care Dressing Redirecting Residents for their Safety.

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37. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided information to health professionals; maintained records following HIPAA guidelines; coordinated non-clinical tasks and implemented safety measures.
  • Followed infection control procedures, maintained HIPAA regulations, and handled confidential patient information.
  • Practice HIPAA privacy act, medical terminology and accurate charting on electronic medical records.
  • Provide privacy of resident personal information according to Privacy and HIPAA regulations.
  • Implemented Privacy/Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Regulations
  • Followed facility protocol and HIPAA regulations to ensure patient safety.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential information, ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Observed and maintained Privacy/HIPAA regulations and physical safety of residents.
  • Complied with HIPAA standards regarding all resident documentation and interactions.
  • Followed HIPAA standards while documenting patient information and assisting patients.
  • Provide privacy and confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Promoted patient safety and environmental cleanliness according to HIPAA.
  • Participate in residents' information according to HIPAA guidelines
  • Comply with HIPAA Standards regarding patients confidentiality.
  • Maintain professional attitude and attention to HIPAA regulations
  • Maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Provided resident privacy/Trained in HIPAA regulations.
  • Followed facility protocol, HIPAA Competency.
  • Ensured patient confidentiality through HIPAA guidelines.
  • Observed proper confidentiality policies including HIPAA.

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38. Bedridden Patients

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Here's how Bedridden Patients is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided impeccable medical care to all patients including bedridden patients and those with mobility impairments.
  • Provided ambulation assistance and turning of bedridden patients to alleviate pressure and prevent bedsores.
  • Experienced certified nurse assistant specialized in direct care of ambulatory and bedridden patients.
  • Monitored vital signs and medications; turned and positioned bedridden patients.
  • Turned any bedridden patients and employed basic hygiene responsibilities.
  • Provided preventative medical treatment for bedridden patients.
  • Turn and comfortably position bedridden patients.
  • Assist nurses in care of bedridden patients, help turn them over in bed, observe, document and report changes.
  • Turn and re-position bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores Perform clerical duties such as processing documents.
  • Turned and re-positioned bedridden patients and observed patient's conditions, measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output.
  • Worked with bedridden patients with all different forms of disabilities as well as those with severe dementia and neurological disorders.
  • Turned and re-positioned bedridden patients, one assist or with two assistance, to prevent redden areas and bedsores.
  • Turn and position bedridden patients alone or with assistance, taking the appropriate measures to prevent pressure sores.
  • Turn and re-position bedridden patients, alone or with assistance, to prevent pressure ulcers and skin breakdown.
  • Carry out procedures for elderly bedridden patients like catheter changes, periodic bed changes, insulin injections etc.
  • Practiced and learned how to re-position bedridden patients, alone and with assistance, to prevent bedsores.
  • Turned and re-positioned bedridden patients with assistance, to prevent bedsores and foster patient comfort and anxiety relief
  • Turn bedridden patients so that the pressure will be off the pressured body part to prevent bedsores.
  • Provided patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out bed re-positioned bedridden patients.
  • Turned and re-positioned bedridden patients, as well as changed bed linens and cleaned patients' quarters.

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39. Patient Stability

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Here's how Patient Stability is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained patient stability by routinely testing urine levels and recording patient intake and output information.
  • Maintained patient stability by creating set schedules for residents and establishing a comforting environment.
  • Monitor patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake/output information.
  • Maintain patient stability by assessing vital signs and recording output and intake information.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and reporting results to management.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vitals, and ensuring rehabilitation exercises.
  • Performed daily vitals to continually assess patient stability and progress.
  • Maintain patient stability by checking weight and recording intake/output.
  • Provided care for trauma patients and monitored patient stability.
  • Maintain patient stability -Provide patient comfort -Vital sign monitoring
  • Maintain patient stability by monitoring vital signs.
  • Pain Management / Monitored patient stability.
  • Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; scheduling appointments; phone support; recording intake and output information.
  • Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs, record intake and output information, collect and transport specimens to the lab.
  • Helped maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, recording intake and output; provided ADL support and patient comfort
  • Maintained patient stability by taking and recording vital signs, weight, fluid input and output and collection of lab specimens.
  • Maintained patient stability by taking vital signs, measuring intake and output, and recording the information in the proper areas.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; charted progress and new dependencies, and intake and output information.
  • Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs, personal hygiene, and daily living; Assist RN with direct patient care.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight regularly, along with monitoring and recording patient intake and output information.

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40. Medication Reminders

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Here's how Medication Reminders is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Completed incident reports and administered medication/medication reminders.
  • Managed supply inventory and supply requisitions, provided medication reminders, provided patient transportation to doctor appointments.
  • Give self-administered medication reminders in addition to assistance with range of motion exercises.
  • Report and record observations of patient's conditions Provided medication reminders.
  • Managed supply inventory and supply requisitions, and provided medication reminders.
  • Monitored clients' medication schedules and provided medication reminders as needed.
  • Provide medication reminders, enlightening and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Offered daily medication reminders and helped administer oral medications.
  • Provide clients companion support and provide daily medication reminders.
  • Document daily activity and give medication reminders as instructed.
  • Provided medication reminders and patient transportation to medical appointments
  • Assisted in medication reminders and mainly daily activities.
  • Provide medication reminders, transportation to doctor appointment.
  • Provided meal and medication reminders for residents.
  • Assisted client with medication reminders and administration.
  • Provide medication reminders and administration for clients.
  • Assisted with general hygiene and medication reminders.
  • Changed sterile dressings and performed medication reminders.
  • Give medication reminders and provide companionship.
  • Assist with daily living needs Medication reminders

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41. Patient Rooms

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Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared patient rooms for admission/discharge and assisted with the patient admission/discharge process.
  • Maintained conditions of patient rooms according to facility guidelines.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions of patient rooms.
  • Maintain the condition of occupied patient rooms, including wiping of spills, pickup clutter, and emptying of trash receptacles.
  • Performed Vital Signs, School Physicals, Entered Confidential Information into a computer, Stocked and prepared patient rooms before arrival
  • Lead CNA manager Central supplies; activities Assist clients with ADL'S Set up new patient rooms Scheduled patients daily activities
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living, perform technical skills, and keep the patient rooms clean and safe.
  • Assist patient with mobility, Feeding patient, provide patient hygiene, measure vital sign, and clean patient rooms.
  • Clean and restock patient rooms on a daily basis; keep all areas clean and orderly per Infection Control Policy.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasked such as replacing linens on beds, cleaning patient rooms and removing and replacing trash bags.
  • Prepared patient rooms for admission, ensured that patients were orientated to their rooms, provided admission pack supplies.
  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms, transport patients, assist in feeding and assist patients to eat or drink.
  • Assisted in a 1520 patient rooms daily with bathing, feeding, grooming, oral hygiene, and activities.
  • Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the nurse Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Ensured that the patient rooms are clean and well organized recording the weight in computer program, and charting.
  • Stocked patient rooms and supply points, ensuring that unit supplies are adequately maintained to satisfy patient care requirements.
  • Served food in cafeteria for visitors and staff and in patient rooms following dietary, sanitary and safety guidelines.
  • Maintain supplies in patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs and uphold cleanliness of patient areas.
  • Check vitals, patient care; baths, feedings, personal interaction, charting, upkeep of patient rooms
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival by ensuring cleanliness and environment of care standards are being met.

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42. Motion Exercises

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Here's how Motion Exercises is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided assistance with medication administration, range of motion exercises and ambulation to maintain mobility.
  • Assisted with proper restorative care including range-of motion exercises, proper positioning, and ambulation.
  • Performed range-of-motion exercises to provide comfort and maintain bodily functions and decrease muscle atrophy.
  • Assisted with individuals with range-of-motion exercises to maintain good circulation, respiration and atrophy.
  • Provided transportation to their appointments and administered simple range of motion exercises.
  • Assist residents with range-of-motion exercises and movement to wheelchair and activity areas.
  • Assisted physical therapist with administering simple range of motion exercises.
  • Performed range-of-motion exercises, assisted with mobility aids, dressing.
  • Assist with range-of-motion exercises with patients under physical therapy.
  • Provided assistance to patients during walking or range-of-motion exercises.
  • Conducted range-of-motion exercises and provided other personal hygiene care.
  • Assisted clients with range-of-motion exercises or other prescribed exercises.
  • Assist residents with range-of-motion exercises.
  • Performed duties such as assisting with personal care, activities of daily living, and assisted with range of motion exercises.
  • Assist with mobility (turning, positioning, provide range of motion exercises, transfer residents from bed or wheelchair.)
  • Perform range of motion exercises, collect specimens such as urine and feces, and record temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Administered simple range of motion exercises, recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.
  • Facilitated rehabilitation through range of motion exercises and walking to assist patients with regaining muscular control and prevent lung fluid buildup.
  • Helped on staff nurses with vital checks, and changing of wound dressing, and range of motion exercises on residents.
  • Implemented nursing interventions such as Constant Passive Motion machines and range of motion exercises with the supervision of a nurse.

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43. Catheter Care

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Here's how Catheter Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provide appropriate care related to elimination needs including catheter care, enema administration and Foley bags.
  • Provide basic medical care including oral medications, catheter care and rehabilitative exercises.
  • Provided urinary/catheter care to include perinea hygiene and the application of external catheters.
  • Provide residents with personal-care services including catheter care and toileting support.
  • Measured/documented fluid input/output; provided catheter care; collected specimens.
  • Initiated re-education of staff on Indwelling urinary catheter care
  • Provide catheter care for indwelling urinary catheters.
  • Provide daily indwelling catheter care and colostomy care
  • Provided catheter care and ambulation assistance.
  • Conducted colostomy and catheter care.
  • Provide Colostomy care proving catheter care
  • Provide personal, oral hygiene, and varies types of catheter care, also assist with bowel program and safe transfers.
  • Assisted with ADL's, hygiene and oral care, catheter care, specimen collection, acute and long term experience.
  • Assist with nursing functions such as measuring and recording vital signs, collecting specimens, and providing daily indwelling catheter care.
  • Worked with Pediatrics - Elderly Skills Used: Hand Washing Daily Hygiene Care Catheter Care Charting / Documentation Answering Phones/ Communication Skills
  • Light housekeeping, prepared meals, catheter care, mechanical lift to bed, administer medication, and running errands.
  • Provided miscellaneous duties such as; cleaning dentures, performing range of motion exercises with patients and provided catheter care.
  • Help assist the nurse insert urinary catheter Foley bags or removed them and provided daily catheter care to avoid infections.
  • Measured and recorded results from urinary drainage bags, performed partial bed-baths, provided catheter care and daily patient hygiene.
  • Perform various assign tasks such as; encouraging fluids, maintaining sugar levels, Foley Catheter care & household chores.

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44. Elderly Patients

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Here's how Elderly Patients is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided instruction to elderly patients regarding general light cooking and household duty tasks.
  • Provide care for elderly patients with limited mobility and/or altered mental status.
  • Assisted physically and emotionally elderly patients with their activities of daily living.
  • Provided Skilled Care for elderly patients with different disabilities and limitations.
  • Assisted elderly patients with hygiene in geriatric and rehabilitation units.
  • Provided companionship to many physically disabled/ mentally challenged elderly patients.
  • Provided direct care to elderly patients.that were mentally challenged.
  • Assisted elderly patients with daily routine grooming and self-preparation.
  • Implemented recreational activities for Alzheimer and elderly patients.
  • Job Responsibilities- Giving direct care to elderly patients.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to elderly patients.
  • Provided direct care to elderly patients.and sitter services
  • Performed competent nursing care to elderly patients
  • Provided compassionate treatment to elderly patients.
  • Provided caring companionship to elderly patients.
  • Help elderly patients with everyday living needs
  • Perform personal care for elderly patients
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring to enhance the quality of life of elderly patients.
  • Worked with elderly patients with Alzheimer's and younger adults with HIV/ AIDS in nursing home in capacity of nursing assistant.
  • Provided companionship to elderly patients including assisting them with grocery shopping, household chores, meal preparation, and daily living skills

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45. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Recognized with specialized awards for excellence, initiative, dedication, and professional competence in medical staff leadership and training.
  • Reported and documented daily patient care information to be evaluated by internal medical staff and Medicare's quality improvement requirements.
  • Followed infection and quality control procedures, taking direction from head medical staff and performing procedures under supervision.
  • Provide mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients with, psychological, or rehabilitation care under medical staff.
  • Provided assistance to medical staff and patients within 150-bed acute nursing facility and alcohol/drug rehabilitation facility.
  • Performed duties in care of patients under telemetry, orthopedic, neurology and rehabilitation medical staff.
  • Admit patients appropriately and coordinate with medical staff to ensure all appropriate patient information is obtained.
  • Coordinated communication between patients, family members, medical staff and executive staff.
  • Ensured organization of the facility and coordinated communication between patients and medical staff.
  • Developed and maintained a positive and professional relationship with patients and medical staff.
  • Communicated regularly with medical staff members to coordinate patient care and treatment.
  • Assisted medical staff with evaluating functionality, including physical and mental assessments.
  • Provided extensive home therapy services as prescribed by professional medical staff.
  • Processed electronic maintenance orders submitted by residents and medical staff.
  • Handled the responsibilities of negotiating with medical and non-medical staff.
  • Worked collaboratively with nursing/medical staff, families and social services.
  • Performed therapeutic intervention in conjunction with physician and medical staff.
  • Conducted patient observation and reported observations to medical staff.
  • Maintained open communication with family members and medical staff.
  • Organized and coordinates communication between patients and medical staff.

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46. Skin Care

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Here's how Skin Care is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provide personal patient care, vitals, bathing, skin care, personal relationship with each patient while in their homes.
  • Perform a variety of nursing care tasks, including bathing, skin care, feedings positioning, turning and lifting patients.
  • Provided patients with skin care, helped patients dress and eat, delivered messages and any other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Provided skin care to patients, took vital signs, and helped patients get in and out of bed and walk.
  • Enhance residents' personal hygiene through assistance with bathing; nail, hair and skin care; and dressing and undressing.
  • Participated in in-service training sessions for various care techniques (skin care, UTI prevention, rotation schedule for residents).
  • Help patients when getting out of bed and walking, providing skin care, escort to and from testing or appointments.
  • Recorded weight, blood pressure, body temperature, pulse/respiration and provided skin care treatments, as permitted by state regulation.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living which can include feeding, bathing, skin care, ambulation and toileting.
  • Take and record vital signs, intake and output, give skin care treatments, and answer call lights promptly.
  • Manage personal hygiene and bathing by providing nail, hair and skin care, & assisting with dressing and undressing.
  • Dress and undress and touching nail Hair Skin Care toileting transferring meal preparation and a safe place for them to stay
  • Assist with clothing, mouth care, skin care, bathing, hair care, escort to appointments and feeding.
  • Assisted in wound dressing care, gave back massages, range of motion, provide skin care and personal grooming.
  • Ambulate, fed, turned and bathed patients, assisted nurse in managing care of patients, provided skin care.
  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living: bathing, shaving, mouth care, skin care and progressive mobility.
  • Provided assistance with personal hygiene such as bathing, shaving, hair, nail, and skin care as well.
  • Help residents with personal care and grooming, including bathing, dressing, toileting, hair care and skin care.
  • Provided high quality care to patients' such as personal hygiene including nail, hair, and skin care.
  • Provide palliative care, skin care, take temperatures, pulse and respiration, help patients transfer and ambulate.

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47. Output Information

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Here's how Output Information is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Reported observations to nursing supervisor and documented intake and output information in ADL logs.
  • Recorded intake/output information and helped residence with daily activities
  • Recorded intake/output information and documented actions as needed.
  • Recorded input and output information.
  • Recorded intake and output information.
  • Collected intake and output information.
  • Assisted charge nurse in checking vital signs and weight; testing urine and bowel movement; recording intake and output information.
  • Maintain patient's stability by checking vital signs, weight and height, Blood Glucose, recording intake and output information.
  • Help maintain residents stability by checking vital signs and weight, recording input and output information, and just keeping observation.
  • Displayed strong clinical skills in assessing vital signs, weight measurements, testing urine and recording intake and output information.
  • Document vital signs, output information, ADL, and daily weight on the computer in the patients' records.
  • Maintained patient health records on intake and output information; checked vital signs, measured weight, collected urine samples.
  • Maintain patients' stability such as checking their vital signs, weight, record both input and output information.
  • Provide water and nourishment between meals, checks vital signs and weight; records intake and output information.
  • Maintain patients' stability by checking vital signs, collecting urine/feces samples, record intake and output information.
  • Recorded intake and output information and documenting actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
  • Obtained patient vital signs, EKG, weight, intake/output information, bladder scan, and specimens.
  • Maintained and checked vital signs and weight; kept log of output information (data entry).
  • Recorded intake and output information * Checked vital signs * Assisted residents with daily living and personal hygiene
  • Obtain and monitor vital signs such as weight, blood pressure, and intake and output information.

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48. Bed Baths

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Here's how Bed Baths is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided showers, bed baths and whirlpool baths Assist with meals, nourishment, record meals and fluid intake and output.
  • Perform bed baths, and any other activities of daily living for patients that was unable to do them for themselves.
  • Provided in home care, Assisted with house cleaning, bed baths, taking care of bed pans or bedside toilet.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living such as bed baths, toileting, grooming, changing bed linen, etc.
  • Assisted residents with personal care such showers, bed baths, toileting, incontinence care, applying treatments, and dressing.
  • Assisted with Whirlpool baths, Bed baths, Emptying Colostomy Bags, Emptying Catheter Bags, vitals, transfer, electronic charting
  • Assist residents with meals, toileting, range of motion, showers, bed baths and other duties as needed.
  • Provide patients with high quality patient care including assisting with bed baths, toileting, dressing, feeding, etc.
  • Provide personal hygiene care by giving bed baths, assisting with bathroom needs, oral care (including dentures).
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, occupied bed baths, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Assisted the residents with walking, showering/bed baths, replaced linen, weighing residents, and helping them to eat,
  • Perform basic standard procedures such as, activities of daily living, bed baths, showers, and mouth care.
  • Bed making, Help with feeding, Bed baths, Helped with grooming, and transport from bed to chair.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, bed baths, etc.
  • Performed bed baths and incontinent care for ICU patients as well as 1:1 monitored care for Psychiatric Emergency Department patients.
  • Bed baths, feeding, vital signs, monitoring and reporting changes, monitoring input and output and ADL's.
  • Performed bed baths, showers, grooming, light housekeeping, and what is needed to make the patients comfortable.
  • Administer medication and treatments, showers, bed baths, linen change, assist residents with every day living activities.
  • Provided hygiene care, showers and bed baths, light house cleaning, and visited with residents for socialization.
  • Assisted with bed baths, measuring intake and output, vital signs, charting and communicated with the nursing staff

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49. Patient Dignity

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Here's how Patient Dignity is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort while performing duties such and diapering, changing feeding tubes and performing ambulatory services.
  • Administered personal care to residents of facility in a respectful and professional manner while maintaining patient dignity.
  • Participated in patient support groups that worked to preserve patient dignity and the consistent delivery of empathetic care
  • Ensured patient dignity while delivering patient Accurately administered treatments, as directed by a physician or nurse.
  • Preserve patient dignity and minimize discomfort by supporting personal hygiene and activities of daily living.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort while performing duties by communicating with patients and families.
  • Demonstrated patient dignity and minimized discomfort while assisted residents with activities of daily living.
  • Provided high-quality patient care while preserving patient dignity and minimizing emotional or physical discomfort.
  • Preserve patient dignity and minimize discomfort by providing patients with exceptional personal care services.
  • Provided secondary care to six rehabilitating adults, preserving patient dignity and reducing discomfort.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort while providing exceptional care for each patient.
  • Assisted with preserving patient dignity and minimizing discomfort while assuming resident care duties.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimize discomfort by providing assistance with daily activities.
  • Assisted residents with daily routines while maintaining patient dignity and minimizing discomfort.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimize discomfort while completing patient personal hygiene.
  • Assist with daily living activities while maintaining patient dignity and confidentiality.
  • Maintained and respected patient dignity and confidentiality at all times.
  • Insured patient dignity while executing daily activities for daily living.
  • Ensured patient dignity and communication between nursing staff and residents.
  • Delivered direct inpatient care with sensitivity and ensured patient dignity.

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50. Physical Support

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Here's how Physical Support is used in Certified Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, especially those who are immediately postpartum or postoperative.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities and maintaining residents privacy and dignity
  • Respond to unanticipated emergency situations and provide physical support to suddenly weak or disabled patients.
  • Provide emotional and physical support for patient/resident by providing friendly conversation and genuine kindness.
  • Provided physical support and monitoring of patients while performing daily activities.
  • Provided activities of daily living to residents showed emotional and physical support
  • Provide physical support and/or ambulation assistance to perform daily living activities.
  • Assisted clients with morning routines and provided emotional and physical support
  • Provide therapy and physical support to individuals with disabilities.
  • Provide emotional and physical support to each individual.
  • Provided emotional and physical support as disease progressed.
  • Offered emotional and/or physical support when needed.
  • Provide physical support to ambulate patients safely.
  • Provide physical support to patients to perform daily living activities, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, or walking.
  • Provide physical support to assist residents with activities of daily living such as transfers, bathing, feeding, and toileting.
  • Aided in physical support to patients to enable them to get out of bed, walk, bathe and exercise.
  • Assisted residents with their everyday needs like eating, bathing, feeding, grooming and providing mental and physical support.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, or walking.
  • Provided physical support to 10-15 patients with all daily activities, including transfers, walking, bathing, and grooming.
  • Assisted in providing emotional and physical support and responsible for the overall safety of all patients being cared for.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Certified Nursing Assistant

ADL14.6%
Personal Care12.3%
CNA9.8%
Vital Signs9.1%
Assistive Devices8.5%
Patient Care7.9%
Blood Pressure5.7%
Daily Living Activities4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Certified Nursing Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
ADL
ADL
10.9%
10.9%
2
2
Personal Care
Personal Care
9.2%
9.2%
3
3
CNA
CNA
7.3%
7.3%
4
4
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
6.8%
6.8%
5
5
Assistive Devices
Assistive Devices
6.4%
6.4%
6
6
Patient Care
Patient Care
5.9%
5.9%
7
7
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Dementia
Dementia
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
2%
2%
12
12
RN
RN
2%
2%
13
13
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Hoyer
Hoyer
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Daily Care
Daily Care
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Resident Care
Resident Care
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
CPR
CPR
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Patient Information Confidential
Patient Information Confidential
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Oral Care
Oral Care
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
ROM
ROM
1%
1%
28
28
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Meal Trays
Meal Trays
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
EKG
EKG
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Signal Lights
Signal Lights
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Fresh Water
Fresh Water
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Nail Care
Nail Care
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Bedridden Patients
Bedridden Patients
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Patient Stability
Patient Stability
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Medication Reminders
Medication Reminders
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Motion Exercises
Motion Exercises
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Skin Care
Skin Care
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Output Information
Output Information
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Bed Baths
Bed Baths
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Patient Dignity
Patient Dignity
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Physical Support
Physical Support
0.6%
0.6%

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