Application Essay

Objective: To acquire a challenging and rewarding position as a Psychiatric Nurse wherein I can share my extensive experience, passion, and dedication in this field.

Skills:

• Strong ability to communicate effectively with residents and staffs

• In-depth knowledge of health and safety policies and procedures

• Excellent working experience in resident’s care, flexible and reliable

• Good team player and can work independently

Work history:

Older Adults Practicum Cedar Hill Centre Langley, BC 2019

• Established rapport and trust to my assigned clients

• Provided bedside care for up to 4 clients

• Conducted proper transferring and utilized lifts with the supervision of my instructor

• Observed and reported any unusual changes in my client

• Observed wound dressing change

• Performed vital signs taking, head-to-toe assessment, and gowning and donning (personal protective equipment)

Resident Care Attendant Westminster House Surrey, BC 2014

• Rendered morning care for up to 10 residents

• Performed proper transfers and used lifts

• Assisted in their activities of daily living like feeding and bathing

• Practiced safety measures

• Observed and reported changes in the client’s behaviour

Resident Care Attendant - Fort Langley Senior’s Community Fort Langley, BC 2011

• Rendered morning care for up to 12 residents

• Performed proper transfers and lifts

• Assisted in the activities of daily living such as feeding and bathing

• Practiced safety measures

• Applied lotions and prescribed creams for skin care

• Assessed and reported changes in the client’s behaviour

Resident Care Attendant Morgan Place Facility Surrey, BC 2010

• Rendered morning care for up to six residents

• Performed proper transfers and lifts

• Assisted in the activities of daily living such as feeding and bathing

• Practiced safety measures

• Monitored and reported changes in the client’s behaviour

Student Nurse Veterans Regional Hospital, NVPH, UST Philippines 2008

• Assessed patients’ needs, monitored vital signs and promptly documented

• Effectively communicate with the patients’ and staff members

• Implemented fundamental nursing procedures like wound care and catheter care

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