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Sara Houseal

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

Work experience

Jan 2014May 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 2013Oct 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 2012Jan 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 2011Mar 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 2009Jun 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 2008Jan 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 2006Apr 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

May 2008Jun 2008

Certified Nursing course 

YCST

nursing assistant competency course 

Aug 2001Jun 2005

Diploma 

Red Lion Senior High School

general 

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

Michelle Sterner-CNA

717-324-3850

Ashley Arnold -RN 

850=6718

Catherine Dames -Nurse manager york hospital 

717-851-2345