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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Caring Elder Care Provider/ Companion. Accustomed to administering bedside and personal care, including ambulation and personal hygiene assistance. Courteous professional with substantial experience. Skilled at monitoring client vitals, conducting light housekeeping and providing personal care. Communicative and responsive individual with over 10 years of experience.

Personal Care Aide experienced in assisting clients with mental impairments or physical limitations to manage everyday tasks. Skilled in geriatric care and providing companionship and direct assistance to cognitively impaired clients.

Skilled Care Provider assisting elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities in-home or within care facility. Keep house by making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals. Advise families and healthcare team regarding health concerns, nutrition, cleanliness and household activities.

Responsible Caregiver; Certified in Basic Life Support & Hospital Fire and Life Safety and highly-experienced over 10-year career in healthcare. Proficient in emergency response care and monitoring ongoing conditions. Efficiently offer ambulation and personal assistance to meet all patient needs.

Skills
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Care Plan Management
  • Administering Medication
  • State Regulations Knowledge
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • Care Plan Assessment
  • Scheduling
  • Patient Care
  • Food Preparation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medication Administration
  • Cleaning
  • Meal Preparation
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Bathing
  • Patient Bathing
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Appointment Setting
  • Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Emotional Support
  • Government Regulations
  • Meal Serving
  • Behavioral Management
Education
American Career College Los Angeles, CA Expected in 02/2021 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Work History
The Mentor Network - Elderly Caregiver
Mobile, AL, 01/2016 - 09/2018
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • 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.
  • Ran errands for customers, including shopping, and picking up other necessities.
Keystone Human Services - Elder Companion
Enfield, CT, 12/2008 - 11/2015
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Implemented physical therapy to support patient improvement in muscle tone, range of motion and injury recovery.
  • Ran errands for customers, including shopping, and picking up other necessities.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
The Mentor Network - Supported Living Specialist
Modesto, CA, 02/2005 - 10/2008
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
Far East Home Care - Elderly Caregiver
City, STATE, 01/2000 - 09/2008
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.

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School Attended
  • American Career College
Job Titles Held:
  • Elderly Caregiver
  • Elder Companion
  • Supported Living Specialist
  • Elderly Caregiver
Degrees
  • Associate of Science