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CAREGIVER
Summary

Devoted to helping patients living with mental illnesses adapt to hospital environments. Provide physical, mental and emotional support to meet individual patient needs. Compassionate and dedicated with observant nature and excellent time management abilities.

Reliable Care Provider with 8 years of experience providing exceptional patient care in home environments. Passionate about fostering patient progress through teaching sustainable habits for health and wellbeing. Dedicated to patient safety and wellness.

Detail-oriented Home Care professional adept in offering client assistance with daily living activities, transportation and overall well-being. Offering 8 years of healthcare experience, including monitoring clients with developmental disabilities and adhering to patient care plans. Superior record of patient dedication and commitment to promoting comfort and quality care.

Proficient and polite Patient Registrar dedicated to offering excellent customer service and administrative support. Skilled in ensuring timely patient processing through effective communication and staff coordination. Competent in scheduling, record keeping, and insurance processing.

Skills
  • Behavior redirection
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Administering medication
  • Client documentation
  • Care plan management
  • Community activities
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Seizure management
  • Custodial care knowledge
  • Reporting skills
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • Patient care planning
  • Self-discipline
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Talent in obtaining/charting vital signs
  • Financial aptitude
  • Drug administration trained
  • Infection control standards
  • Medical instrument sterilization mastery
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Wound care specialist
  • Relationship and team building
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Patient and family focused
  • Individual instruction
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Patient-oriented
Experience
Caregiver
City, State
Company Name/Jan 2011 to Current
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health
  • Provided basic care for elderly patient, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters
  • Assisted families in planning for meals and shopping for ingredients to meet nutritional plans
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention
  • Helped client with activities of daily living (ADL), including personal hygiene, feeding, ambulation and household maintenance
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming
Direct Support Professional
City, State
Company Name/Jan 2018 to Feb 2019
  • Documented current patient information to update supervising, including vital signs, behaviors and eating habits
  • Helped patients adjust to hospital routines and thrive in structured environments
  • Administered medications, collected specimens or drew blood to assist with diagnostic and treatment protocols
  • Supported and encouraged psychiatric patients to promote health and wellness
  • Enhanced patient well being by supporting participation in recreational activities
  • Prevented patient injuries by providing necessary restraints and appropriate supports
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times
  • Ensured clients' well-being, safety and comfort in adherence with physicians' orders
  • Supervised frequent activities such as medication and personal hygiene to ensure safety
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care
  • Completed data entries in charts and log books to document clients' progress with accuracy
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan
  • Prepared and accompanied patients on public outings, managing safety, behavior and other activities
  • Answered office phone calls and emails, answering questions and scheduling appointments with pcp,dental, mental health doctors
  • Emotionally supported all patients, monitoring changes in behavior for potentially dangerous changes
  • Maintained calendar of social, recreational and educational events to enhance patient stays
  • Maintained professionalism in emergency situations, assisting staff members in action and monitoring patients
  • Administered medications to optimize patient experiences, monitoring reactions to adjust dosages
  • Recorded and closely monitored patient behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention
Retail Sales Associate
City, State
Company Name/Oct 2017 to Jan 2018
  • Completed all assigned training to stay updated on important policies and procedures.
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges for customers to refund payments, trade items and offer store credit.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Maintained assigned area to store standards by setting up and monitoring accurate ad signage and correct merchandise placement.
  • Initiated friendly conversation with each customer to determine level of assistance required.
  • Assisted customers by checking [Software] system to find merchandise at other locations, arranging for shipments and delivery.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Managed cash register operations using POS system, including processing sales and returns.
  • Built customer loyalty by engaging with and identifying product needs of customers.
  • Greeted each customer and offered assistance in finding requested items, helping boost customer satisfaction and retention.
Freight Handler
City, State
Company Name/Dec 2015 to Feb 2016
  • Inspected and reported or repaired damaged cargo.
  • Verified shipping labels as orders came in.
  • Ordered and replaced warehouse supplies stock and hand tools.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Alerted purchasing team of shortages or damaged goods identified when unloading trucks.
  • Followed customer instructions about placement of items and special considerations for handling.
  • Moved inventory items using forklift equipment safely to prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Juggled shift duties, prioritizing immediate tasks to streamline operations.
Education and Training
GEDMarshfield High School2010City
GEDSouth Western Oregon Community College2019City

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School Attended

  • Marshfield High School
  • South Western Oregon Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Freight Handler

Degrees

  • GED
    GED

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