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Gina Watson-Smith 100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA, 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234


Patient focused Mental Health Nursing Assistant with experience at general medical centers and psychiatric clinics. Worked with both adult and juvenile patients with a broad spectrum of different types of mental health disorders. Adept at working with patients suffering from a dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance abuse or addiction.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organization abilities
  • Detail oriented
  • Reliable team player
  • Proactive solution finder
  • Highly organized

Work Experience

March 2010 to October 2012 Memorial Medical Center–New Cityland, CA Mental Health Nursing Assistant
  • Served on professional team at major medical center in the mental health unit.
  • Worked closely with nursing staff in meeting the day to day needs of patients in unit.
  • Responsible for primary liaison between medical center and family members of patients in mental health unit.
  • Assisted with updating and maintaining various patient records.
October 2012 to January 2014 New Cityland Clinic–New Cityland, CA Mental Health Nursing Assistant
  • Assisted with juvenile patients in mid-size mental health clinic in urban community.
  • Worked on a team of 20 mental health professionals, including doctors, nurses and other nursing assistants.
  • Organized and maintained patient records.
  • Oversaw recreational programming for patients at the clinic.
January 2014 to Present St. Jude’s Hospital–New Cityland, CA Mental Health Nursing Assistant
  • Aided patients in addressing various activities of day to day living.
  • Provided supportive assistance to nursing staff in regard to the care of adult and juvenile patients.
  • Directly interacted with staff, patients and family members of patients on a regular and recurring basis.
  • Participated in employee development and training programs.


2009 Cityland Junior College, New Cityland, CA Associate’s Degree, Nursing Assistant