Certified Nurses Aid (Female, Age 30) in Gwinn, MI

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleCertified Nurses Aid
Salary$25,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationGwinn, MI
Years Experience2 YEARS

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Nursing Home Long Term Care Facility ,Plus Rehab Patients Bed Count 99

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Helping Residents,Performing C.A.R.E.S,Documenting Behaviors,

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Vacation Time,Sick Pay

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
UNDER

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work with Other Aides and a Charge Nurse as well as 23 Residents

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Facility

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 5
Hours: 4
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 7
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 2

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amArrive at work at 6 A.M. Get residents dressed and to the dining room
8am to 9amEither go to dining room and help or Assist residents withe eating down wing
9am to 10amToileting,Finishing washups,Take break let residents rest or take residents to activities
10am to 11amDo ambulations Start lunch breaks
11am to 12pmGet residents ready and down to dining room or room for lunch
12pm to 1pmEither go to dining room and help or Assist residents withe eating down wing
1pm to 2pmBreak Assist residents to toilet and lay down or get them ready for activities
2pm to 3pm2p.m Give report to oncoming aids shift is done unless to many callins
3pm to 4pmn/a
4pm to 5pmn/a
5pm to 6pmn/a
6pm to 7pmN/a
7pm to 8pmN/A
8pm to 9pmNA
9pm to 10pmNA
10pm to 11pmNA
11pm to 12amNA

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Newspaper

What was the application process?
SUBMITTED RESUME AND PAPER APPLICATION

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes I had a Interview then once i completed training successfully I was Offered a Position.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Where I hoped to be in 3 Years,How I would handle certain situations

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
YES

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes State Laws require Training.I Took a class with weekly quizzes you have to score a certain % on each quiz to continue once the class is over you take a final test if you pass then you at that time offered employment if they want you.Finally you take a stae certified wriiten and oral exam to obtain your certification.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
YES

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
Yes

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Check into Collage cource to become a aide or call facilities some provide training on site.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
You need Social Skills,Patients,Organazation Be able to Multitask and work quickley all while treating people with Dignity.

You have contact with a large amount of people from staff to resident to residents families to other health care workers you are also responsable for handling multi residents at a time along with making sure they are where at their designated areas are through out the day

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
GET INTO A ROUTINE THAT WORKS FOR YOU Treat people how you would want to be treated.Ask for help when you need it.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
YES AND NO

What are your current career goals?
FINISH COLLAGE AND GET A DEGREE

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
If you enjoy Helping people this is for you.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Secretary5EARSBilling accounts payable & receivable
Prior Job 2Head Waitress4 Years4.25+tipsTAKING AND SERVING CUSTOMERS ORDERS,BILLS OPERATING CASH REGISTER,OPENING AND CLOSING THE RESTURAUNT,MANAGING WHEN OWNERS WERE GONE ,ORDERING PRODUCTS,TRAINING

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
N.M.UUNDECLARED
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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