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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Summary

Dedicated Caregiver highly experienced in addressing both physical and emotional patent needs. Familiar with scheduling and managing appointments, coordinating household support and offering caring companionship. Well-organized with medications and physically fit to handle any client need.

Skills
  • Client documentation
  • Community activities
  • Community integration
  • First aid and safety
  • Case management experience
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Quality program protocols
  • Case management
  • Records management
  • Care plan management
  • Records maintenance
  • Compassionate client care
  • Behavior redirection
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Helping with medication
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Preparing meals
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Patient relations
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Quick problem solver
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Infection control procedures
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Able to lift up to 160 pounds
  • Client satisfaction
  • Coordination skills
  • Relationship development
  • Invoice generation
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Supervision
  • Business operations
Experience
Caregiver, 03/2007 to 09/2014
Avalon Health Care GroupNewman, CA,
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Reported concerns to Doctor and nurses that came to visit to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 2 times per day to prevent spread of infection.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Assisted Client with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Cultivated a amiable relationship with client resulting in strong overall patient happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Assisted with basic care for elderly patients, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
Homemaker Aide, 05/2009 to 07/2012
QuadgraphicsMartinsburg, WV,
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Authored and maintained household office and operations manuals to define staff expectations, confidentiality requirements and household and office procedures.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Communicated client project requirements to vendors and contractors to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Worked closely with high-profile clients to provide one-on-one administrative support, including estate management, household management and property management.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 1 time a day to prevent spread of infection.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing correspondence, including mail, e-mail and faxes.
Caregiver, 10/2006 to 05/2010
Avalon Health Care GroupPayson, UT,
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Assisted with basic care for elderly patients, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory care specialist to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Cultivated amiable relationships with over 30 residents, resulting in strong overall patient happiness and emotional well-being.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004
Sullivan High School - Chicago, IL
GPA:
: Office Admin/ Business Management , Expected in 09/2008
The College of Office Technology - Chicago, IL
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Sullivan High School
  • The College of Office Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver
  • Homemaker Aide
  • Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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