care attendant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
I have several years of experience in helping people and caring for animals. Currently my job is a Care Attendant at Mercy Hospital. My duties include patient care and safety, and assisting the patient with basic needs. I also work as a pet sitter for animals. I have a great deal of experience in dealing with animals. My duties as a pet sitter include taking care of the animals daily needs and caring for them. My previous job was as a companion to an elderly woman whose daughter did not want her to be left alone. Prior to those jobs I worked as a personal assistant in an insurance company my duties included answering the phones, customer services and assisting as a secretary with the offices needs. I am enthusiastic, hard working, loyal and dedicated. I have a strong work ethic. Since it is my second semester of nursing school I have also completed two clinical rotations. One in a long term care facility and one in a hospital setting. Being a current student nurse, I feel with benefit me in this position.
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Animal lover
  • Thorough
  • Strong work ethic
  • Diligent
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Computer-literate
  • Clear-headed under pressure
  • Dependable
  • Respectful
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Mobility assistance
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Time management ability
  • Sensitive
  • Attentive listener
  • Empathetic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Patient-centered care
  • Superior organization skills
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to maintain accurate client records
02/2015 to Current
Care Attendant Great Wolf Lodge Mount Pocono, PA,
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Facilitated ADLs and assisted patients with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Facilitated health and healing by cultivating caring relationships
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD
  • Monitored patients with acute conditions. and asthma. with patients.
  • Acted as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors.
  • Consistently adhere to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
  • Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
02/2014 to Current
Pet Sitter Skillz Inc. San Francisco, Portland,
  • Cared for animals with special medical needs, including diabetes.
  • Promoted skin and coat health through regular grooming.
  • Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
  • Talked to animals to soothe them and familiarize them with the human voice.
  • Fed and cared for 7 cats while their owners were traveling.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with their animals through regular contact.
  • Fed and watered 4 animals each day.
  • Fed animals twice daily and made sure they had access to fresh water at all times.
02/2010 to 01/2014
Personal Assistant Wesleylife De Witt, IA,
  • Traveled with the manager to take notes and dictation at meetings.
  • Maintained household inventory and maintenance schedules.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing correspondence, including mail, email and faxes.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.
  • Screened telephone calls and inquiries and directed them as appropriate.
  • Coordinated overnight travel arrangements and accommodations.
  • Created presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Ran errands, including grocery shopping and picking up dry cleaning.
  • Handled all aspects of vehicle maintenance.
  • Cared for the family’s dogs, including feeding and walking them several times per day.
  • Typed documents, updated websites and compiled information for meetings.
02/2005 to 04/2011
Caregiver 2 Fellas & A Big Vehicle Broken Arrow, OK,
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of patient.
  • Escorted patient to examination rooms and prepared her for physician exams.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
  • Scheduled doctor, dentist and haircut appointments.
  • Established healthful and therapeutic meal plans and menus.
  • Developed and oversaw preparation of specialized diets.
  • Facilitated ADLs and assisted patient with functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment.
  • Earned repeated commendations from supervisor and patients for providing high-quality, compassionate care.
  • Provided the highest quality of care to patient and their family.
  • Maintained organized documentation and patient files. 
2000 to 02/2005
Nanny Hyatt Hotels Corp. Jacksonville, FL,
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Safely transported children to and from school, medical appointments and extra-curricular activities.
  • Engaged in after-school activities including sport practice and homework.
  • Closely monitored children's play activities to verify safety.
  • Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
  • Helped children complete homework assignments and school projects.
  • Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
01/1998 to 06/2000
Cashier Walmart City, STATE,
  • Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs.
  • Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone.
  • Verified that all customers received receipts for purchases.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays.
  • Demonstrated use and care of merchandise.
Expected in to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Community College - Allegheny Beatty, PA.
Nursing I am currently in my second semester of nursing school at Boyce Campus. I have completed two clinical rotations as well.
Expected in 1996 to to
High School Diploma:
Bethel Park Senior High School - Bethel Park, Pa.
  • Patient-focused care
  • Compassionate and trustworthy caregiver
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Detail-oriented
  • Effectively interacts with patients and families.
  • Medical terminology
  • Preparation of healthy meals and snacks
  • Charting and record keeping
  • Valid PA driver's license
  • Professional and friendly
  • Careful and active listener
  • Multi-tasking

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School Attended

  • Community College
  • Bethel Park Senior High School

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  • Pet Sitter
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  • High School Diploma

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