Certified Caregiver resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

I have been a caregiver and Home health aide, companion, cook, driver and friend to many lovely people.

I have experience caring for all different kinds of situations, some being Parkinson to Quadriplegic, and most types of mental disabilities, Including Alzheimer. I have been in care of those that are recovering form surgery and other injuries, and i have years of hospice care experience as well.

  • Client safety and first aid
  • Community activities
  • Behavior redirection
  • Client documentation
  • Care plan management
  • Compassionate client care
  • Case management experience
  • Helping with medication
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Infection control procedures
  • Collecting specimens
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Preparing meals
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Collecting vital signs
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Quick problem solver
  • Able to lift [Number] pounds
01/2018 to Current
Certified Caregiver Addus Homecare Corporation Allentown, PA,
  • Monitored and reported clients' progress.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Prepared examination and patient rooms for [Type] procedures, checking supply availability and laying out instruments.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Assisted in changing from [Software] to [Software] for medical recordkeeping, keeping detailed records before, during and after switch.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Administered [Type] medications and educated patients and families on correct at-home administration.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to transport patients.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Attended to patients in [Number]-bed unit, continuously checking on needs and maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
02/2006 to 02/2020
Front Desk Receptionist Goodwill Industries Of North Central Wisconsin Menasha, WI,
  • Assisted [Job title] with various tasks, including [Task] and [Task] for special projects.
  • Input customer data using [Type] software and made immediate updates to reflect room changes.
  • Operated multi-line switchboard for busy office and routed incoming calls to correct individuals.
  • Managed customer complaints and rectified issues to complete satisfaction.
01/2020 to 01/2020
Administrative Clerk Lkq Bethlehem, PA,
  • Reviewed and edited correspondence prior to release and submission for signature.
  • Controlled and managed document processes by reviewing files, records and critical information to confirm accuracy and comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Conducted research using various media sources to obtain relevant data for staff requirements.
  • Verified operation of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and calling for repairs.
  • Set up and maintained physical and electronic filing systems to maintain organizational efficiency.
  • Answered phone calls by [Number] ring and asked appropriate questions to determine which department or staff member could be of service.
  • Wrote email messages, memos and business letters for management and proofread all documentation to provide error-free correspondence.
  • Processed incoming mail and packages and placed envelopes in bins to be dispersed to personnel in [Type] and [Type] departments.
01/2005 to 01/2020
Private Caregiver Lhc Group Wilmington, OH,
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens [Number] times per [Timeframe] to prevent spread of infection.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet special client diets such as as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Monitored and reported clients' progress.
Education and Training
Expected in
: Business
Pima Community College - Tucson, AZ

Certified Caregiver, first aide, CPR, finger print cared and up to date TB test.

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School Attended

  • Pima Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Caregiver
  • Front Desk Receptionist
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Private Caregiver


  • Some College (No Degree)

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