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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Reliable, friendly and personable individual with calm demeanor and dedicated to providing client safety, comfort, happiness and well-being.

Experienced Personal Assistant effective at minimizing hassles and alleviating client concerns through effective communication and schedule coordination. Proficient in household administration.

Dependable, accurate, adaptable and skillfully provide personal and mobility assistance to diverse patients. Known for providing individualized and thorough attention to the needs of clients. Skilled at making people feel at ease over the phone and in person and a clear communicator when instructing and assisting clients as well as documenting and reporting information.

Skills
  • Ability to connect with clients and make them feel comfortable talking with me.
  • Attention to detail & accuracy.
  • Answer phone calls, take inquiries in a helpful way & get people what they need by the end of the call if possible.
  • Communicate with clients and physicians and follow up on what is needed for a client.
  • Coordinate client appointments with branch staff and verify client & eligibility information.
  • Perform data entry.
  • Make follow up calls efficiently & professionally.
  • Attend company training to keep up on new policies/procedures.
  • Carry myself in a professional mJessicaer.
  • Use organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ensure client information is correct and put into work order.
  • Verify client benefit and coverage and communicate benefit coverage to client.
  • Gather & review documentation for work orders.
  • Communicate with physicians, therapists and clients to make sure proper documentation is received.
  • Investigate payer requirements.
  • Maintain communication with client throughout the process.
  • Follow up with payer sources to obtain authorization of work order.
  • Make sure all approvals and requirements are met before purchase of equipment.
  • Perform job duties in a professional mJessicaer with minimal supervision.
  • Use proper phone etiquette.
  • Understand the importance of client satisfaction.
  • Use active listening to help solve issues.
Education and Training
Ludlow High School Ludlow, MA Expected in 06/1978 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
The Mentor Network - Care Giver
Beckley, WV, 01/2021 - Current
  • Assist client with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Facilitate best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Foster relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Maintain clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Engage client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Engage with client and family, providing emotional support and instruction in independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Liaise between family and client about care plans, progress and changing health conditions.
  • Assist client in bathroom with washing hands, cleaning dentures, and showering while closely monitoring conditions and safety.
  • Assist patients with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom and assisting with personal hygiene when needed.
City Of Harrisonburg, Va - Care Giver/Household Running Specialist
Harrisonburg, VA, 09/2018 - 01/2021
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Authored and maintained household office and operations notes to staff for expectations, and household procedures.
  • Devised and maintained office systems to efficiently deal with paper flow.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled receiving of contractors at house for work needing to be done.
  • Oversaw household staff, was liaison to homecare agency and chef to client & family.
  • Kept detailed records of client care, progress, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
  • Led physical therapy activities such as indoor cycling, foot & ankle exercises and lots of outdoor walking in client’s half acre back yard to help client regain range of motion and build muscle.
  • Because an extensive 60 foot flowerbed full of perennial flowers the client had planted through the years was very important to her, the staff and I would daily walk with her along the border and help her pick flowers. HUNDREDS OF FLOWERS were picked and cared for each week.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with client.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Assisted client with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assisted client with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens to prevent spread of infection.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory (son) to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Coached client & staff on at-home care, adjusting plans and schedules based on client conditions, needs and overall health.
  • Prepared gourmet, nutritious food to support healthy nutrition.
  • Engaged with client and family providing emotional support and suggestions of independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages and dressings to promote healing.
  • Liaised between doctors and patients about care plans, progress and changing health conditions.
  • During my off hours I assisted client by closely monitoring conditions and safety through online home video cameras throughout the house & going to the house or calling client’s son to go to house if needed.
  • Covered other shifts including overnight shift when staff called out or didn’t show.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative - School Bus Driver
City, STATE, 08/1999 - 06/2019
  • Inspected vehicle daily and personally handled routine upkeep such as adding gas sweeping out bus.
  • Obeyed DOT rules and regulations in addition to local laws and stipulations.
  • Obeyed traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures
  • Operated navigation equipment and two-way radio while remaining focused on safety and efficiency.
  • Watched seven mirrors, the traffic around me, and the children behind me to keep the bus safe while it moved down the road.
  • Operated specialized equipment including motorized lifts & wheelchairs.
  • Performed all duties with personable communication and professionalism, including bus operation and passenger interaction.
  • Allowed the children to feel like it was their bus by allowing them to take photos of them selves. I printed out all the photos posted them all around the interior of the bus for everyone to see. (this included Pajama Day and Wacky Hair Day!)
  • I would have the whole bus sing The Happy Birthday song for anyone who had a birthday.
  • I flew the American flag on the exterior of my bus on flag day and Veterans Day
  • Had good rapport with parents of children on my bus and it went a long way in keeping my bus a safe and friendly place to be.
  • Always made sure I posted beautiful/humorous pictures up on my bus to go along with thought-provoking sayings for the children to read and think about. (The teacher in me, lol!)
  • I tolerated no bullying, fighting, picking or trashing my bus. Apologies were enforced, myself included.
  • Found myself teaching the children important life skills such as patience, listening to others, not blowing things out of proportion and letting things get to them, allowing the other person to finish what they are saying before responding, stop interrupting others, to keep calm during an emergency and most importantly to be themselves because they were perfect just the way they were!
  • Anyone who trashed the bus had to sweep the whole bus. I was amazed at the number of middle school aged children who didn’t know how to hold a broom, much less use one.
  • I used to make chili for my high school students to eat on the bus while it waited at the school during lunchtime so I could take students to their hands-on school after lunch.
  • On Christmas, Easter and Halloween every child got a bag of candy from me and some to take home for younger brothers and sisters as well. This means I would often have to make up 100+ bags of candy for my Bus Kids!🚍
  • Children were allowed to bring their own CDs for me to play through the bus speakers as long as the music used appropriate and acceptable language
  • Verified all permission slips for students to ride home with friends.
  • Adhered to company determined schedules and routes to ensure timely arrivals and departures.
  • Reconfigured routes to accommodate for added or removed stops on schedule.
  • Maintained timely adherence to schedules and safety protocols.
  • Assisted disabled passengers in boarding and exiting bus.
  • Kept bus orderly with control over passenger behaviors.
  • Would pull the bus over in a safe area when I needed to get out of my seat, go to a child or deal with a situation in a firm but fair and decisive mJessicaer. (This also included bees & wasps inside the bus!)
  • Helped children feel comfortable by keeping pleasant temperatures and a clean bus interior.
  • Responded to medical emergencies such as a sick child or an epileptic seizure with a calm mindset, followed protocol, smoothly rendered aid and determined need for medical care.
  • Maintained compliance with safety rules for passenger and driver protection.
  • Prepared detailed reports outlining trip, vehicle, and passenger details.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and schools to find workable solutions to issues that would arise on the bus.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Ludlow High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Care Giver
  • Care Giver/Household Running Specialist
  • School Bus Driver
Degrees
  • High School Diploma