caregiver resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Dedicated Caregiver passionate about helping clients lead fulfilling lives by managing health-related conditions. Knowledgeable about medication administration, appointments and social activities. Well-organized and compassionate with good relationship-building skills.

  • Client documentation
  • First aid and safety
  • Community activities
  • Community integration
  • Compassionate client care
  • Behavior redirection
  • Care plan management
  • Wound care
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Meal preparation
  • Cash management experience
  • Housekeeping
  • Medication administration
  • Records management
  • Hardworking
  • Fast learning
  • Flexible
  • Work as a team or individually
  • Motivated
  • Reliable
Caregiver, 04/2019 to Current
Catholic Health ServicesMiami Lakes, FL,
  • Recorded patient temperature, pulse and blood pressure to monitor health and well-being.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Ambulated individuals around home, public and medical locations.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, daily hygiene care and grooming.
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Followed safe lifting and transferring techniques to transport residents.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
Dietary Cook/Aide, 10/2012 to 02/2019
Guardian Elder CareState College, PA,
  • Maintained routine meal schedules and serving times.
  • Properly stored food and handled all inventorying.
  • Prepared therapeutic diets and meals following oral and written instructions.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation and safety issues.
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions and temperature control procedures.
  • Prepared meals in accordance with operational policies, food safety guidelines and health code requirements.
  • Monitored food temperatures to maintain food safety.
  • Chopped and diced vegetables and fruits to stock fridge ahead of busy periods.
  • Tracked activities in daily logs and weekly update reports.
  • Projected future needs to requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Operated kitchen equipment in alignment with OSHA protocols and manufacturer instructions.
  • Adjusted established recipes to meet special dietary and allergen restrictions.
  • Handled advanced thawing and food pre-preparation for upcoming meals.
  • Received and stored food and supplies.
  • Monitored supply inventory and rotated stock to maintain optimal freshness and reduce waste.
  • Garnished and arranged plated meals.
  • Checked with residents to ask about food quality, satisfaction and personal likes or dislikes.
  • Worked with dietitians to set menus meeting overall patient needs, as well as implement specific dietary plans for individual patients.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Reported and documented resident changes in consumption or behaviors.
  • Set up trays and food service carts to deliver food to residents.
  • Delivered snacks to nurse station for distribution to specific residents.
  • Stocked food and other supplies for main kitchen and units.
  • Served food and snacks according to planned menu and patients' diet orders.
  • Served food and beverage items to residents, meeting therapeutic diets.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen, dining and utility areas to promote healthy environment.
  • Gathered soiled tablecloths and dietary linens and delivered to laundry.
  • Treated patients and team members with dignity and respect.
  • Conducted nutritional assessments of individuals and examined dietary histories to plan nutritional programs.
Cashier/Service Desk Associate, 10/2010 to 07/2012
NeuropsychiatricMeijerCity, STATE,
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Helped with purchases and signed customers up for rewards program.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Preserved appearance of store by arranging and replenishing displays and merchandise racks.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Discounted purchases by scanning and redeeming coupons.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
  • Used suggestive selling techniques to promote add-on sales.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Processed refunds for worn, damaged and broken merchandise.
  • Directed trash removal and sanitation procedures to keep aisles and register area organized.
  • Supported customer service goals and enhanced relations through friendly, knowledgeable and positive communication.
  • Answered customer questions about money services.
  • Bagged customer items in alignment with industry best practices.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Referred unresolved customer grievances to designated departments for further investigation.
  • Conferred with customers by telephone or in person to provide information about products or services and take orders.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2003 to Penn High School - Mishawaka, IN
: Nursing, Expected in to Ivy Tech Community College - South Bend, IN,
: Elementary And Special Education, Expected in to Indiana University South Bend - South Bend, IN

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School Attended

  • Penn High School
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Indiana University South Bend

Job Titles Held:

  • Caregiver
  • Dietary Cook/Aide
  • Cashier/Service Desk Associate


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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