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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Well-rounded Personal Care Aide/ Direct Support Professional with 6 years assisting clients with various daily living needs at home. Talented at offering attentive care to patients by managing health needs, helping with personal grooming, carrying out light housekeeping and meal prepping. Expert communicator when supporting patients' needs, documenting information and interacting with supervisors.

Skills
  • CPR Certification
  • Service Documentation
  • Personal Service
  • Team Collaboration
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Supportive Personality
  • Caring Companionship
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Needs Assessment
  • Incapacitation care
  • Progress Tracking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Problem Identification
  • Client Records Management
  • Time Management
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Client Education
  • First Aid Certification
  • Bedside Care
  • Household Cleaning
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Wound Care
  • Client Transportation
  • Medication Administration
  • Incontinence Care
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Word Processing
  • Meal Planning
  • Safety Compliance
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
Work History
Direct Support Professional, 06/2021 - Current
Upstate Cerebral Palsy Oneida, NY,
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Minimized injuries to staff or patients through support or restraint to control patient movements.
  • Assisted patients adjusting to hospital procedures using highly structured settings.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Updated patient files with current vitals, behaviors and other data relevant to treatment planning.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
DSP, 06/2021 - Current
Bios Corporation Kellyville, OK,
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Updated patient files with current vitals, behaviors and other data relevant to treatment planning.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Assisted patients adjusting to hospital procedures using highly structured settings.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Replaced bandages, dressings and binders to care for wounds and encourage healing.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
DSP, 04/2016 - 12/2020
Elwyn Upper Darby, PA,
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Minimized injuries to staff or patients through support or restraint to control patient movements.
  • Updated patient files with current vitals, behaviors and other data relevant to treatment planning.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Assisted patients adjusting to hospital procedures using highly structured settings.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Scheduled daily and weekly care hours for client caseload.
  • Implemented physical therapy to support patient improvement in muscle tone, range of motion and injury recovery.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Maintained strong connections within caregiver community to gain continuous knowledge.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Transported clients to and from medical appointments with safety and efficiency.
  • Guided patients to restroom, to support bladder and bowel relief requirements.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Replaced bandages, dressings and binders to care for wounds and encourage healing.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
Medical Assistant, 11/2014 - 10/2015
Hospital Sisters Health System - Corporate Mattoon, IL,
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Ordered and prepared reagents and supplies.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Ambulated, turned and positioned patients.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
Education
Associate of Science: Medical Assisting, Expected in 03/2014
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Daytona College - Ormond Beach, FL
GPA:
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School Attended

  • Daytona College

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • DSP
  • DSP
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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