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

I am a seasoned caregiver going on my 6th year, I have learned many skills along the way, from meeting daily needs of clients, both grooming and dietary. I have worked with the care managers, the clients multiple doctors, and the pharmacy to get the client's needs met. I work well with others, but can also work on my own. I am well equip to setting my own goals and timeline, I am also very organized and can see the big picture. I have experience working with and diffusing complex and difficult situations in all of my work experiences. I am a hard worker, a quick learner, and have worked with a large range of ages and medical challenges, from mental or learning disabilities to colostomies to paraplegic clients. I pride myself on my compassion, empathy, and drive to make my clients/residents lives as nice as possible.

Skills
  • Organized
  • Time management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Self managing
  • Patient advising
  • Documentation expertise
  • Patient assessment
  • Progress evaluations understanding
  • Emotional awareness
  • Care planning
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Diabetes management
  • Medication administration expert
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • First aid and safety
  • Community integration
  • Client documentation
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Behavior redirection
  • Care plan management
  • Case management experience
  • Administering medication
  • Records maintenance
  • Compassionate client care
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Helping with medication
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Patient relations
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Quick problem solver
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Preparing meals
  • Infection control procedures
Experience
Caregiver, 08/2018 to Current
Healthcare PlusAurora, IL,
  • Tracked storage contents continually, maintained constant awareness of stock levels and performed formal inventory review each month.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Implemented group activities such as craft night and trips to the library activities
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Assisted families in planning for meals and shopping for ingredients to meet nutritional plans.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Provided basic care for elderly patient, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assisted over 6 residents, aged 26 to 89 with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory Care-giving Director to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Cultivated amiable relationships with over 3 residents, resulting in strong overall patient happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 2 times per day to prevent spread of infection.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Coordinated resources from diverse providers for intervention plans.
  • Coordinated support services and optimized communication between healthcare workers and patients.
  • Collaborated with various healthcare providers to facilitate delivery of services.
  • Reviewed effectiveness of treatment for individual and family situations.
  • Reviewed and recorded progress of patients.
  • Assisted patients in receiving high-quality, appropriate care with best possible results.
  • Optimized program resource utilization to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.
  • Create weekly menus and grocery lists that incorporates all client needs and limitations
Cashier and Food Worker, 10/2017 to 12/2018
Catholic Health InitiativeBellevue, NE,
  • Troubleshot and resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Drove sales and add-on purchases by promoting specific item options to customers.
  • Built relationships with strategic partners leading to business development opportunities.
  • Notified security of suspected theft, including descriptions of individuals and items stolen to help control store losses.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Organized and maintained both physical and digital payment documentation for accurate filing and compliant recordkeeping.
  • Rectified discrepancies between accounting records and cash drawer by researching daily transactions to pinpoint issues.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns to supervisor for remediation.
  • Served needs of as many as 85 patrons per shift, including collecting payments, tracking rewards and handling customer service issues.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Smoothly processed incoming orders, handling over 85 transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by providing assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Assisted Lead Cashiers with completing end-of-day counts and securing funds to prevent loss or theft.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
CNA, 07/2016 to 01/2018
Capital Senior Living Corp.City, STATE,
  • Explained menu to hospital patients, received food orders, helped prepare food and delivered meals to patients.
  • 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.
  • Provided basic care for elderly patient, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens at least one times per day to prevent spread of infection.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Assisted over 20 residents, aged 62 to 101 with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory Nurse to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Cultivated amiable relationships with over 15 residents, resulting in strong overall patient happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2016 to Wisconsin Virtual Academy High School - Mcfarland, WI
GPA:
  • National Award for Psychology Recipient
  • Presidential Award for Educational Excellence Recipient
  • Honor Roll Sophomore, Junior, and Senior year
  • Photography club Member
  • Music club Member
  • Cooking club Member
Certificate: Certified Nursing Assistant: Certified Nursing Assistant, Expected in 04/2016 to Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College - Green Bay, WI,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing And Psychology, Expected in to University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh - Oshkosh, WI
GPA:
  • National Society for Leadership and Success Member
  • Major in Psychology
  • Major in Nursing
  • "Gamers Club" Member
  • Stewart Hall: Hall Government Member
  • Most awarded Stewart Hall: Hall Government
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2020 to University of Wisconsin - Green Bay - Green Bay, WI
GPA:
  • National Society for Leadership and Success Member
  • Completed continuing education in Psychology
  • Major in Psychology with Nursing intent

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School Attended

  • Wisconsin Virtual Academy High School
  • Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College
  • University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
  • University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver
  • Cashier and Food Worker
  • CNA

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate: Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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