Rachela Crawford

  • Salina Kansas

Work History

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Traveling CNA

Cascade Health Services

I travel to different nursing  facilities throughout Kansas that are short on staff and need assistance. Each facility is different but each one I am there to assist patients with cares and feeding and chart on all patient cares.

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

CNA on Special Care Unit

Mitchell County Hospital

Worked on the Special Care Unit that consisted of no more that 10 patients at a time. Patients were admitted on a short term basis for behavioral issues. Calming and redirecting patients was important. I assisted patients with ADL's as well of charting on every aspect of their cares each day.

Aug 2014 - Feb 2015


Hilltop Lodge

Assisted residents with activities of daily living including eating, grooming, bathing and dressing. charted on each resident I cared for on each shift.

Mar 2014 - Jul 2014


Chapman Valley Manor

Worked in a skilled nursing facility assisting resident with ADL's as well as ensuring their health and safety. I charted any interaction with each resident I cared for .

Apr 2010 - Mar 2011


Chapman Valley Manor

Worked in a skilled nursing facility assisting residents with daily activities of living including eating, showering, grooming, dressing and other personal hygiene, I had to chart on each resident I had any interaction with.

Feb 2009 - Jan 2010

Director of Housekeeping

Hampton Inn

Assisted the head housekeeper with housekeepers daily assignments, supervise housekeepers, assist with cleaning rooms, lobby or doing laundry. I had to do thorough checks of each room after the housekeeper was finished cleaning to ensure proper cleanliness. Do inventory of stock and put in an order.

Sep 2006 - Jan 2009


Village Manor

Worked in a resident centered care facility assisting residents with their ADL's as well as making it feel as much like home as possible. I charted daily for each resident I  interacted with.

Jun 2005 - Sep 2005


Enterprise Estates

Worked in a skilled nursing facility assisting residents with ADL's (Activities of Daily Living) and charting on each resident that I cared for or had any type of interaction with. Was a companion/friend as well as someone there to make sure they remained safe in their environment.

Apr 2003 - Aug 2005


Village Manor

Worked in skilled nursing facility assisting residents with everday Activities of Daily Living. I offered companionship as well as just ensure their overall health and safety. Charting ADL's daily.

Jul 2001 - Feb 2003


Beverly Healthcare

I worked on a large Alzheimers/Dementia unit. I Assisted residents with Activities of Daily Living as well as ensure their safety. I had to chart all cares and interactions on each resident I cared for on that shift.


Mar 2015

CPR-American Heart Association

Salina Regional Health Center

Course included infant, child and adult with one person and two person rescue and  AED.

Jul 2014

Parenting Through Family Transitions Certification

James B. Nolan Ph.D.

Learn to co-parent and effectively communicate with one another and how to raise children in a divorced family structure.

Jun 2014

Communication and Leadership

Educational Strategies with Catherine Strecker Ph.D.

Taught skills to better communicate with staff and fellow co-workers. learn how to be an effective leader and how to deal with disagreements and conflicts amongst co-workers.

Jun 2014

Parkinsons: Identification and Treatment

Educational Strategies with Catherine Strecker Ph.D.

Learn the signs and symptoms of Parkinsons Disease and the stages and how the disease progresses. Gain a better understanding of how to care for each individual and the symptoms they are experiencing at that moment.

Feb 2014

CNA Certificate #135364

Salina Area Vo-Tech

Took a refresher course and test to transfer my certificate from Missouri to Kansas.

Mar 2007

G.E.R.T.I. Certification

The Geriatric, Education, Resource and Training Institue

Teaches a better understanding of how to care for the elderly in a more home like setting as opposed to the institutional methods. Basing the residents cares, wants and needs around what that specific resident prefers.

2001 - 2002

CNA Certification

Beverly Healthcare Wellsville Missouri

Studied for my Certified Nurses Aide Certification through my employer



Solomon High School

High school studies. I took a lot of business classes and computer classes.



People Person

I am very approachable, caring and get along with everyone but am also able to take charge and be a leader.


Took typing all through school and was one of the fastest students at typing. Typing is something I enjoy doing no matter what it is I am typing up.

Computer Knowledge

Took computer classes throughout high school. I am very quick at learning computer skills and operations.

Detail Oriented

I am  fast in  everything I do but I am very detail oriented which is most important to me. I strive at perfection and pay attention to the small details that may get overlooked.


Excellent at doing more than one task at a time. I actually enjoy being under pressure of getting stuff accomplished and doing more than one task at a time.


I believe organization is key to succeeding in any profession. I have to organize everything whether it be work or home.