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Top Licensed Nursing Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a licensed nursing assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of licensed nursing assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.4% of licensed nursing assistant resumes contained lpn as a skill. Let's find out what skills a licensed nursing assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. LPN

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LPN refers to 'Licensed Practical Nurse' which happens to be a degree that is awarded after completing the required training program from a recognized nursing school. The LPN title is used in all of the United States except for the state of Texas, where the title LVN 'Licensed Vocational Nurse' is used. A nurse with a LPN degree has to perform all the basic duties of a nurse in any hospital, nursing home or a caring facility.

Here's how LPN is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Functioned as an LPN in the Special Education Department and maintained a dual role, working also as a Teacher Assistant.
  • Completed LPN program self-study and application for final approval following Arizona Board of Nursing (AZBN) rules and statutes.
  • Job Description: While going to LPN school, worked on orthopedic unit for a year as a nursing assistant.
  • Work independently as well as a team player to fulfill assignment(s) given by RN or LPN.
  • Key Responsibilities Started as LPN prior to becoming a RN staff nurse in the Rehab and Medical Surgical areas.
  • Worked in numerous roles and positions early in my nursing career as an LPN and New Grad RN.
  • Obtain and record patient data for medical records noting and informing LPN of information collected.
  • Assist nurses (RN or LPN) in providing the activities of daily living.
  • Assist doctor, physician s assistant, and LPN with exams and procedures.
  • Provide nursing related functions under the supervision of an RN or LPN.
  • Assisted LPN with any needed care regarding assigned patients.
  • Assist LPN in treatment procedures Provide postmortem care.
  • Create schedules of all LNA's, RN's and LPN's.
  • Assist the RN, LPN and charge nurse with patient needs.
  • Assisted RN, LPN and MD as needed.
  • Charge nurse duties and assisted LPN's.
  • Direct support to RN or LPN.
  • Provide vital signs and observation for the LPN's as needed Provide the residents with someone to visit and talk to
  • Scheduled RN supervisor visits for in home LPN's and clients on the Ohio Medicaid Waiver Program.
  • worked as an LNA and LPN during my last year of Nursing school.

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2. Vital Signs

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Vital signs are a set of values indicating different body systems' performance. They are measurements of the body's most basic functions. The four major vital signs used in medicine to assess a patient are body temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, and blood pressure.

Here's how Vital Signs is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided residents care in long-term care facilities including monitoring and documenting vital signs, and effectively engaged in good teamwork.
  • Visited patients in their homes and evaluated their vital signs in addition to administering physical therapy exercises.
  • Provided initial patient history and documentation of vital signs.
  • Provided assistance with diabetic monitoring and monitoring vital signs.
  • Care included elimination, vital signs, and ambulatory assistance
  • Documented patient information in patient medical records, obtained vital signs, and prioritized care for the elderly and mentally ill patients
  • Take vital signs of the residents including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, pain level, respiration, and O2 saturation
  • General care of patients, prepping patients for surgery, taking out IV's and catheters, and taking vital signs.
  • Called patients to their assigned rooms, filled their Chief Complaints, took vital signs, and monitored their growth charts.
  • Observe and report information as well as many other tasks such as taking vital signs, blood pressure, and pulse.
  • Communicate with patients; provide competent assistance with ADL's, catheter care, and the accuracy of taking vital signs.
  • Conducted daily visits to clients in their homes and assisted with ADL's, monitored health conditions and vital signs.
  • Obtained specimen, weights, vital signs, blood sugar, feeding tube, EKG, and telemetry of patients.
  • Helped residents shower, use the restroom, get ready for the day/bed, and monitored vital signs and BCG.
  • Monitored intake and output, vital signs and blood sugars, and reported any changes immediately to the nurse.
  • Ensured patient safety, took and recorded vital signs, and coordinated patients' daily schedule and ADL's.
  • Care to include activities of daily living, range of motion exercises, mobility assistance and vital signs as needed
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels, as well as other vital signs.
  • Supported nurses by tracking patient vital signs, maintaining patient cleanliness, bathing patients and ensuring seamless care giving.
  • Check finger sticks for diabetics, ensure patient safety, take and record vital signs, and update charts.

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3. Patient Care

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Patient care entails the diagnosis, recovery, and control of sickness as well as the maintenance of physical and emotional well-being through the use of healthcare providers' services. Patient care is described as services provided to patients by health practitioners or non-professionals under guidance.

Here's how Patient Care is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided ambulatory assistance and support for physical therapy patients and patient care in emergency room and physical therapists with ambulatory patients.
  • Worked within a residential nursing facility providing basic patient care under direction of Registered Nursing staff.
  • Provided direct patient care to adults/adolescent patients with a diagnosis of acute and chronic psychiatric disorders.
  • Participated in rounding with physicians, worked under direct supervision in management of inpatient care.
  • Provided direct patient care on an extended unit for elderly patients diagnosed with Alzheimer/Dementia Disease.
  • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing physical and psychological comfort.
  • Performed patient care using safety policies and infection control procedures.
  • Provided direct patient care activates appropriate to training and competency.
  • Provide high-quality patient care within acute-care, hospice and rehabilitation.
  • Conduct meeting with interdisciplinary team daily regarding patient care.
  • Collaborated with other nursing and physicians for patient care
  • Delivered patient care and associated administrative duties.
  • Work with patients in various settings-Flexibility to work in group home to long term care settings-coordinate Patient Care with multiple staff members
  • Work closely with the Medical Director and administrator to ensure adequate patient care accordingly to the office of long term care.
  • Participate and carry out the Plan of Care Assessment using critical thinking, Charting, Total Patient Care, Seizure monitoring.
  • Provide strong contributions as a key member of quality patient care designed to create partnerships, improve care and reduce costs.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow Skillfully perform suture removals for patients of all ages.
  • Trained new employees in electronic medical records as part of improving quality and patient care as well as time management.
  • Assist MD as well as LVN in ensuring optimal patient care and smooth daily functioning of front and back office.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.

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4. LNA

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Here's how LNA is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Mentored other LNA's* Geriatric Nursing Assistant Specialist* Team Leader
  • Function as an advanced LNA on a 52-bed, restraint-free Alzheimer's and Dementia Unit and a 23-bed Skilled Unit.
  • Worked per LNA practice guidelines in all aspects of care at facility: assisted living; skilled nursing and rehabilitation
  • Worked as a Rehab Technician III/ LNA in acute care hospital setting under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Worked as LNA in Hospice care both in medical setting and in home as well as in medical centers.
  • Designed layout for a common source inductively degenerated LNA using IBM7RF process, with DRC clean and LVS match.
  • Design of CMOS LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) in receiver end for a mobile base station was done.
  • Learned my basic LNA skills of adult daily living, and helped provide and reassure the safety of patients.
  • Provide quality LNA training to students by classroom teaching of theory and supervision of trainees during clinical training.
  • Followed scope of practice for LNA as set forth by the state of New Hampshire and corporate headquarters.
  • Helped structure the role and position of a Mental Health Tech/ LNA for what it is today.
  • Monitor mental health and suicidal patients for their safety, perform LNA duties as needed and asked.
  • Provide care within the LNA Scope of Practice to clients, within the comfort if their homes.
  • Float Pool LNA; I worked in all departments of the hospital as a certified nursing assistant.
  • Worked as an LNA in a floating position for skilled, long term and assisted living.
  • Provided LNA and homemaking services to clients and families who were limited in their independent abilities.
  • Moved from LNA to LNA II being able to perform other duties required for my job.
  • Provided management of LNA program including teaching, curriculum management, and support of staff.
  • Worked as an LNA in the outpatient cancer clinic in the Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
  • Certified by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing as LNA and Medication Nurse Assistant instructor.

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5. Rehab

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Rehab is short for rehabilitation and it is a process of bringing a person back to normal life after they have undergone severe illness, trauma, or had a drug/alcohol problem. This kind of care improves the physical and mental abilities that one needs for daily life.

Here's how Rehab is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Worked on the Nursing Home Unit first few years and then on the rehab unit more recently.
  • Provided nursing care for patients on New Vision program being medically detoxed for in/out patient rehab.
  • Worked as a licensed nursing assistant on rehab, residential floors, and dementia floors.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for the patients in rehab.
  • Obtained my RN nursing license and started my career as RN on rehab unit.
  • Worked in the rehab unit, long-term care unit, and Alzheimer/Dementia unit.
  • Experience in Long-Term Care, Rehab, and Dementia and Alzheimer's units.
  • Follow up with patients that have been admitted to hospital or rehab.
  • Assisted Rehab Departments with restorative nursing, and daily exercises.
  • Assisted restorative and rehab care with patient safe handling techniques.
  • Worked on the rehab and Alzheimer's/LTC wing.
  • Assist physical therapists with post op rehab.
  • Assisted with restorative and rehab care.
  • Assist residents with rehab care techniques.
  • Assisted healthcare team with overall care of patients in a 65-bed long-term-care and rehab facility.
  • Assisted patients in Rehab with ROM and transfers using Hoyer Lifts per facility policy.
  • Provided care for 10 to 12 long term care and sub-acute rehab patients.
  • Performed Daily ADL's Assisted Rehab Department with restorative nursing.
  • Care for residents living at Saint albans health & rehab.
  • Work with RNs caring for adults on skilled rehab.

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6. ADL

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ADL is a clinical shorthand for "activities of daily living." It includes tasks such as feeding, dressing, bathing, and caring for one's self and personal hygiene.

Here's how ADL is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Performed assessments, responsible for medication administration, wound care treatment, documentation and aiding in the residents' ADL's.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's and performed tasks within my scope of practice under the supervision of a charged nurse.
  • Facilitate clients with ADL's, cleaning, cooking, transportation, shopping, anything that the client needed.
  • Assisted all patients, requiring total and partial care, with ADL's, and answered call bells quickly.
  • Documented specific information on the patient's ADL record and patient education on the computerized patient education template.
  • Provided proper documentation of all ADL's, I&O's and any other services provided.
  • Assist patients with ADL's, medication pouring, reminder, administration according to physicians orders.
  • Record ADL's in proper form, and giving report to other aids coming onto the floor
  • Helped clients with their ADL's along with meals along with assisting putting them to bed
  • Assist children in classroom with school activities, feeding, therapy, and ADL's.
  • Assist residents with ADL's* Safe patient transfer* Clean catheter care* Assist co-workers with various tasks
  • Assisted participants with range of motion, pain management, and daily ADL's.
  • Provided assistance with ADL's as requested by the residents while following care plan.
  • Perform ADL, Hospice Services (in-home), and Foot Clinics for elderly.
  • Assist with ADL's, toileting, feeding, bathing and daily activities.
  • Give respectful assistance to residents in performing activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Assisted patient's with ADL's, accompanied / assisted with physical therapy.
  • Performed all ADL's and nursing care under supervision or RN staff.
  • Assist residents in assisted living with ADL's and all duties assigned.
  • Maintained all ADL's (activities of daily living) of residents.

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7. RN

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RN means a registered nurse -- a person who has fulfilled the criteria set by the government or a regulatory body to obtain a nursing license. A registered nurse requires graduating from a nursing program and/or completing a bachelor's degree. The rules and regulations set to become a registered nurse vary across the country.

Here's how RN is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Provided nursing care to medical surgical patients under RN supervision Ensured the safety and well-being of the patients is maintained.
  • Concord Hospital Pleasant street Concord NH 4/06 -12/07 Assisted RN's in care of adults in ICU step down united.
  • Reported any abnormal observations, symptoms, deviations and changes in patient's condition to RN and documented into EPIC.
  • Reported to the RN of the status of patient by spending maximum time in the room with the patient.
  • Involved in multiple needed roles once an RN that involved overall compliance adherence for Florida Nursing Home.
  • Followed the RN's director, assisted in dressing changes and kept precise records for each patient.
  • Assisted with direct and indirect care to patients as needed and directed by RN staff.
  • Work under the supervision of an RN to provide a wide range of services.
  • Administered medication and treatments; tracked patient progress and delivered reports to the RN.
  • Monitored patients for any significant changes and reported back to the assigned RN.
  • Worked in the office assisting RN Case managers with transcription of doctors orders.
  • Documented all care, and made reports to the RN of anything unusual.
  • Worked under supervision of a RN Assisting residents in activities of daily living.
  • Performed capillary glucose monitoring and EKG's under direct supervision of the RN.
  • Reported all findings to the RN and participated in unit activities as directed.
  • Worked with RN to provide wound dressings, and simple medical procedures.
  • Assisted home care for pediatric through geriatric patients as assigned by RN.
  • Performed nursing duties under direction of RN's doctors, and supervisors.
  • Assist RN with procedures, dressing changes, staple removal, etc.
  • Keep RN informed of significant observations and findings in resident care.

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8. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Preserve patient dignity and minimize discomfort while providing personal care.
  • Assisted residents with daily activities and personal care
  • Provided personal care and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, and mobility in facility that served over 120 residents.
  • Conversed with residents on a personal level for various reasons such as problem solving, comfort assistance and personal care requests.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living, personal care, feeding, social activities and transfers of long-term care residents.
  • Assisted patients of all ages with disabilities and chronic illness, personal care, skin care, dressing, etc.
  • Provided personal care of residents, and records of daily data of residents, and light cleaning.
  • Provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living for multiple residents in the facility.
  • Care for residents by changing bed linens, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Assisted with mobility, personal care, errands, hygiene and one on one private duty.
  • Help with personal care, working as a team player in a positive, loving environment.
  • Observe residents frequently during assigned shifts to ensure all personal care needs are being met.
  • Assisted in the personal care and safety of residents as required by their care plan.
  • Assist patients in rehabilitation, daily personal care, range of motion of patients.
  • Engaged in personal care, errands, appointments, and exercises (ROM).
  • Care for patients by washing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with personal care.
  • Assist in providing medical treatments and personal care to patients in private home settings.
  • Provide personal care, assist with ambulation, turning patients, helping with daily activities
  • Provide transportation, personal care, as well as medical and general assistance.
  • Provided personal care to patients in a rehabilitation and long term care setting.

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9. CPR

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is a medical procedure that involves chest compression to help a patient breathe. This artificial ventilation helps in keeping the brain function in place and regulates blood throughout the body. CPR is a lifesaving procedure that is used in emergencies.

Here's how CPR is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest and respond to emergency situations related to dialysis treatment
  • Helped out with codes providing CPR, Measuring input and output of patients.
  • Performed CPR by self multiple times.
  • Home care settings, hoyer lift, CPR trained.
  • Filed necessary medicalrecords and pertinent health information into students chart and entered into school computer.Taught CPR and First Aid to faculty.
  • Flow sheets, dietary, Accomplishments Being able to help elderly Skills Used Cpr

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10. Communication

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Communication is the ability to express one's ideas and thoughts to other people using expressions, words, or actions. Communication is to receive or send any kind of information. People need to be able to communicate and convey their message to the customers to run a successful business.

Here's how Communication is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Insured optimal office operation and communication in a challenging environment.
  • Propitiate communication skills with family members and/or co-workers
  • Facilitated communication between MD and medical staff.
  • Coordinate communication between physicians and nurses.
  • Maintain good communication with family members.
  • Maintain open communication with patients.
  • Complete assessment on patient and using my communication skills to keep Registered Nurse and Physician updated on patients statuses and changes.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying provided a comforting and soothing environment.
  • Ensured open lines of communication and accurate charting procedures; updated computerized patient data and gave shift reports.
  • Required intuitive and verbal communication with my co-workers/team mates in order to deliver the best possible nursing care.
  • Promote strong communication between the management and Nurse if any changes found in the health of residents.
  • Managed out of area patients with Coordination of communication with related parties - (Concurrent Review).
  • Assist with client comfort and anxiety relief with respect, privacy, communication, and maintaining confidentially.
  • Provide care and assistance to residents, maintain effective communication with nurses, families and residents.
  • Receive and room patients upon arrival, and provide communication and update to family during/after surgery.
  • Skilled in communication, facility administration, patient record keeping, and Treatment Outcome Reports.
  • Performed a variety of program, financial, communication, monitoring and personnel related duties.
  • Demonstrate and apply effective communication skills: verbal, written, visual and listening.
  • Form a positive relationship, communication, and interaction with patient and family members.
  • Designed a communication board to assist with communication while his family was sleeping.

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11. Customer Service

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Customer service is the process of offering assistance to all the current and potential customers -- answering questions, fixing problems, and providing excellent service. The main goal of customer service is to build a strong relationship with the customers so that they keep coming back for more business.

Here's how Customer Service is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Maintain excellent customer service standards techniques.
  • Utilized customer service skills to ensure that residents have a rewarding and enjoyable experience as well as exceptional end-of-life care.
  • Provide wonderful customer service to all residents, and their family members, all staff.
  • Serve as a member of a fast-paced urgent care with exceptional customer service.
  • Organize and maintain patient charts; as well as, provide customer service.
  • Provide customer service to residents as well as family or visitors.
  • Provided excellent customer service to family members and guests.
  • Provide excellent customer service for families and loved ones.
  • Completed voluntary customer service training to learn ways to enhance patient satisfaction and improve reputational risk.
  • Assist residents in performing daily activities Chart on status and/or daily progress of residents Show exemplary customer service and time management skills

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12. Skin Care

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Here's how Skin Care is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Performed Activities of Daily Living; mobility, feeding, bathing, grooming, positioning, basic skin care.
  • Develop a Skin Care Book reference book for all units and PowerPoint presentations for wound care.
  • Care of alzheimers residents in a health care environment .. ADLs, Vitals, Skin care
  • Served meals, obtained vital signs, provided skin care, and reported changes in patient's conditions to medical staff.
  • Provided personal care: vitals, helped with transfers, ambulation, dressing, toileting & skin care, changed linens.
  • Perform hygiene care: including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, hair, mouth, and skin care.

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13. Emergency

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An emergency is a situation or condition that poses a great risk to the health, wealth, or property of someone. An emergency can be affecting the health of a person, like a heart attack, or it may even be a natural disaster, e.g. an earthquake. Emergencies can take place at home or at workplaces and they need immediate intervention to prevent the danger.

Here's how Emergency is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained all confidential records of children's vital emergency information and updating of vaccination records.
  • Evacuated residents in an emergency, according to fire and evacuation policy
  • Arranged for emergency transport and hospital admissions as ordered by physician.
  • Recognize emergencies and knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Responded to resident calls and emergency situations.
  • Provided effective care in emergency situations.
  • Assisted Administrator with annual (2014) Life Safety, Emergency preparedness, Evacuations and Health Surveys and Plan of Correction.
  • Organized and filed documents pertaining to floor patients, shadowed registered nurses throughout the night in the emergency department.
  • Worked in several medical units of the hospital: surgery, cardiac, emergency, rehabilitation, and maternity.
  • Functioned in a calm and professional manner when faced with times of crisis within the department Emergency Preparedness.
  • Report any emergency needs to the nurses and staff (Also cleaned and maintained patients rooms)
  • Performed telephone triage regarding emergency care, illness, behavioral problems, and other medical situations.
  • Provided a wide range of services including the Maternity Department, Nursery, Emergency Room.
  • Functioned as part of the team to provide primary support to the Emergency Department patients.
  • Provide quality resident care with activities of daily living and respond to emergency situations.
  • Assist AL Nurse Manager with emergency or crisis situations calmly and with authority.
  • Provide basic first aid and emergency care to ill and injured students.
  • Respond, assess, and implement emergency treatment to students and staff.
  • Reason for Leaving: Temporary Move to Louisiana Due To Family Emergency.
  • Performed emergency runs and assessments with first aid as needed.

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14. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Served as surgical coordinator with day surgery processes CNA
  • Tested glucose and administered injections.Restorative nursing directorPI CNA instructor-facility based
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living*Record patients input/output*Record point of care documentation*Train new CNA employee*Assist patients with range of motion exercises
  • Provided CNA staffing requirement fulfillment for surrounding hospitals in the California Valley.
  • Administer standardized clinical skills and computer testing to candidates for Florida CNA certification
  • Received numerous awards for my caring, compassionate nature.CNA

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15. Infection Control

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Infection control describes the principles and practices used in hospitals and other healthcare facilities to control and minimize the spread of infections with the aim of lowering rates of infection. Infection control refers to the process of detecting and controlling pathogens in order to reduce their spread.

Here's how Infection Control is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Utilized medical terminology and demonstrated infection control procedures.
  • Follow all infection control/Standard Precautions policies.
  • Perform basic infection control procedures.
  • Follow appropriate infection control protocol.
  • Report to the Department of Health on infectious diseases as well as report to the infection control committee.
  • Follow infection control procedures, such as washing hands, and using isolation equipment when necessary.
  • Provide post op care, including wound cleaning and care while maintaining infection control standards.
  • Complied with the quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Provided Practical Nursing services and functioned as Infection Control Nurse and Alzheimer's Expert.
  • Assist hospice patients with all aspects of daily care, including infection control
  • Provided daily tasks to enhance quality of life; maintained infection control.
  • Followed all HIPPA guidelines, standard precaution, and infection control.
  • Perform Infection Control Rounds and head Infection Control Committee.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of Infection Control Conference.
  • Assist with various organizational projects for Infection Control.
  • Monitor nosocomial infections, prepare statistics, monitor patient's progress, and teach infection control practices.
  • Assist in rollout or go live projects related to infection control.
  • Ensured HIPPA compliance Followed infection control procedures.
  • Certified nursing assistant Licensed practical nurse Followed infection control procedure Very pleasant, reliable, oriented and self motivated.
  • Provide and maintain infection control.Operating a hoyer lift.

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16. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Licensed Nursing Assistant jobs:
  • Administered dignified and compassionate hospice care to patients in facilities statewide.
  • Implemented hospice services for terminally ill residents.
  • Provided personal, medical, and hospice care to clients in their homes, and to nursing homes.
  • Work closely with Alzheimer's and dementia patients; provide supportive hospice care.
  • Provided the patients with care in nursing homes, home and hospice house.
  • Communicate well with the home health agencies and hospice agencies which follow residents.
  • Helped in taking care of clients daily needs, for hospice care.
  • Hired as LVN field nurse for hospice care in home and facilities.
  • Worked with families, hospice and coordinated outside medical visits as needed.
  • Coordinate with DME to deliver/pick up any equipment needed for Hospice patients.
  • Worked directly with Hospice assisting with End of Life Care Programs.
  • Facilitate referrals for needed services such as home health and hospice.
  • Provided care to hospice clients in their homes or facility.
  • Pain management on Hospice unit and responsible for narcotic counts.
  • Home care & Hospice, care for the elderly patients.
  • Cared for several hospice clients, providing very individualized care.
  • Provide comfort and support to hospice patients and families.
  • Provided respite care for hospice and palliative care patients.
  • Reported to the registered hospice nurse and case manager.
  • End of life care as on Hospice regimen.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Licensed Nursing Assistant

LPN11.4%
Vital Signs10.8%
Patient Care10.3%
LNA7%
Rehab5.8%
ADL5.7%
RN4.4%
Personal Care4.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Licensed Nursing Assistant

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
LPN
LPN
11.4%
11.4%
2
2
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
10.8%
10.8%
3
3
Patient Care
Patient Care
10.3%
10.3%
4
4
LNA
LNA
7%
7%
5
5
Rehab
Rehab
5.8%
5.8%
6
6
ADL
ADL
5.7%
5.7%
7
7
RN
RN
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Personal Care
Personal Care
4.1%
4.1%
9
9
CPR
CPR
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Communication
Communication
3.4%
3.4%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
3%
3%
12
12
Skin Care
Skin Care
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Emergency
Emergency
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
CNA
CNA
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Hospice
Hospice
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
EKG
EKG
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1%
1%
23
23
IV
IV
1%
1%
24
24
Dementia
Dementia
1%
1%
25
25
EMR
EMR
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Blood Samples
Blood Samples
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Assistive Devices
Assistive Devices
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Test Results
Test Results
0.2%
0.2%
42
42
Life Care
Life Care
0.2%
0.2%
43
43
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.2%
0.2%
44
44
Oral Care
Oral Care
0.2%
0.2%
45
45
ICU
ICU
0.2%
0.2%
46
46
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
0.2%
0.2%
47
47
Physical Therapy Services
Physical Therapy Services
0.2%
0.2%
48
48
Food Trays
Food Trays
0.1%
0.1%
49
49
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.1%
0.1%
50
50
MDS
MDS
0.1%
0.1%

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