Sara Houseal

I am looking to continue a job in the health care field . I would like to become a HHA. 

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - May 2014

Certified Nursing assistant 

Dallastown Nursing center/Victorian Villa
  • Take vitals and weights for charge nurse on duty
  • Assist residents with personal care before the evening meal
  • helped residents to cut food and thicken drinks , also to help residents to feed themselves .
  • Helped bath/shower residents 
  • noted any mental or physical changes to residents and informed the charge nurse 
May 2013 - Oct 2013

certified nursing assistant 

Susquehanna valley nursing center 
  • Received report from aid on shift before me 
  • checked vitals and weights on  residents that were assigned for that day,reported them to the charge nurse 
  • assist with personal care before the evening meal.
  • helped feed residents and thicken drinks as needed. 
  • helped with ADLS for the evening 
  • Used lifts  to help transfer residents to and from chairs/bed 
  • assisted with showers 
Mar 2012 - Jan 2013

Emergency room tech 

Wellspan-York Hospital
  • Stocked the emergency room with the necessary  items that the nurses and doctors would need through out the shift . along with IV machines and oxygen tanks 
  • transport patients to and from procedures and test 
  • assisted with performing CPR 
  • Collecting blood draws  and running them to the lab
  • checking vital signs as patients came into the emergency room 
  • performing EKGs on patients 
  • took inventory of patient belongings when they were being admitted to the hospital 
Aug 2011 - Mar 2012

Med -tech/PCA 

Senior commons at powder mill
  • received report from previous shift
  • counted out narcotic meds with previous shift
  • prepared for first medication pass and check blood sugars
  • administered insulin as needed
  • checked vitals
  • helped clean dining room after supper
  • passed out linen
  • showered residents that were assigned for the night 
  • passed out evening medication 
  • reordered medication and ointments as needed 
  • notified doctors of any changes in residents along with charge nurse 
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011

Certified nursing assistant 

Margaret E. Moul home 
  • assist with getting residents dressed for the day 
  • help with feeding breakfast and lunch 
  • noted any changes in the residents to the charge nurse 
  • checked vital signs 
  • assisted with ADLS 
Apr 2008 - Jan 2009

certified nursing assistant

manor care 
  • checked vital signs 
  • assisted with ADLS
  • passed out the evening meals and assisted with feeding 
  • noted mental and physical changes in residents 
Oct 2006 - Apr 2008

Med-tech/PCA

providence place 
    • received report from previous shift
    • counted out narcotic medications with previous shift
      • prepared for first medication pass and check blood sugars
      • administered insulin as needed
      • checked vitals
      • helped clean dining room after supper
      • passed out linen
      • showered residents that were assigned for the night 
      • passed out evening medication 
      • reordered medication and ointments as needed 
      • notified doctors of any changes in residents along with charge nurse 

Education

Education
May 2008 - Jun 2008

Certified Nursing course 

YCST

nursing assistant competency course 

Aug 2001 - Jun 2005

Diploma 

Red Lion Senior High School

general 

Skills

Skills

I have the basic knowledge of a nursing assistant . I have the knowledge on how to perform cpr and eks, as well as use an AED machine  . I know how to administer insulin and control blood sugars in diabetics . 

References

References

Michelle Sterner-CNA

717-324-3850

Ashley Arnold -RN 

850=6718

Catherine Dames -Nurse manager york hospital 

717-851-2345