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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Committed elderly caregiver bringing 3 years of excellent experience. Dedicated to providing client safety and comfort through continuous focused care. Skilled in assisting with daily living activities and meal preparation with passion for community contribution. I’m a very loving, caring person and my heart is set on my residents.

Skills
  • Client documentation
  • Administering medication
  • Care plan management
  • Quality program protocols
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Behavior redirection
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Compassionate client care
  • Community activities
  • Verbal communication
  • Housekeeping
  • Client satisfaction
  • Patient chart documentation
  • Wound care
  • Coordination skills
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Self-directed
  • Meal preparation
  • 70 WPM typing speed
Experience
02/2018 to Current Caregiver Seven Hills Foundation | Chelmsford, MA,
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Assisted over 70 residents, aged 53 to 102 with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory Nurse to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 1] time per week to prevent spread of infection.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
06/2017 to 01/2018 Nursing Assistant Emerson Hospital | Lexington, MA,
  • ECleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Played games, including bean bag toss and arts and crafts with patients on a regular basis to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Document elements of nursing assessments, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Answered approximately 30-50 signal lights and bells per shift to assist patients with ADL’s and oth
  • Assessed vitals and noted all medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Provided basic care to over 20 patients per day by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and preparing meals.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Provided daily living activities to patients by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Prepared, maintained and cleaned treatment areas after daily use.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to carry out doctor orders and treatment care plans.
  • Used mobility devices and Hoyer equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes.
04/2017 to 09/2017 Elderly Caregiver Avalon Health Care Group | Woodburn, OR,
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory [Job title] to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 1 times per week to prevent spread of infection
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2021 High School Diploma | Pen Foster Online School, Lebanon, OR GPA:

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School Attended
  • Pen Foster Online School
Job Titles Held:
  • Caregiver
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Elderly Caregiver
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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