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Caregiver resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Proficient and caring Nursing team member offering over 14 years of patient-facing experience. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

Skills
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Medication Administration
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Transporting patients
  • Supporting Personal Needs
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Measuring Bodily Fluids
  • Patient Care
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Behavioral Management
  • Medical chart documentation
  • ADLs Assistance
Work History
Caregiver, 05/2016 to Current
Healthcare PlusElgin, IL,
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels
Medication Aide/Caregiver, 10/2018 to 04/2021
Burcham HillsEast Lansing, MI,
  • Administered Oral and Topical medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Reported changes in patient status regarding drug therapy.
  • Increased medication knowledge and medical terminology prowess through consistent research and continuing education.
  • Took patient vital signs, height and weight measurements and monitored glucose and patient wellbeing.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
Medication Certified Nursing Assistant, 01/2017 to 12/2018
Kisco Senior Living, LlcGaithersburg, MD,
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Reported changes in patient status regarding drug therapy.
  • Administered oral and topical medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Took patient vital signs, height and weight measurements and monitored glucose and patient wellbeing.
  • Collaborated with physicians to design at-home medication guidelines and educated patients and families on correct medication administration.
Caregiver, 02/2007 to 09/2016
Healthcare PlusSaint Charles, IL,
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Assisted with daily activities, including dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation and medication reminders.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004
Mayo High School - Rochester, MN,
GPA:
Certifications
  • CNA - Certified Nurse Assistant
  • CMT - Certified Medication Technician
  • Dementia training
  • BLS - Basic Life Support

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mayo High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver
  • Medication Aide/Caregiver
  • Medication Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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