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Jessica Claire
Healthcare
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Courteous professional with substantial experience in Nursing home industry. Skilled at monitoring client vitals, conducting light housekeeping and providing personal care. Communicative and responsive individual with over 10+ years of experience. Reliable enthusiastically pursuing opportunity to add immediate value to growing team. Inspired to help others and driven to apply unfailing work ethic to meet objectives. Industrious and committed with skills for multitasking and managing time well. Responsible with expertise in patient care and proficient in emergency response care. Skilled at monitoring ongoing conditions with knowledge of documentation practices. Compassionate nature provides families with peace of mind while offering ambulation and personal assistance to meet diverse patient needs.

Skills
  • Client Education
  • Interdisciplinary Care
  • Continuous Development
  • Client Records Management
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Safety Procedures
  • Attentive to People
  • Daily Living Activities
  • Ability to Lift
  • Medication Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Word Processing
  • Incontinence Care
  • Monthly Inventory
  • Laptop and Tablet Operation
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Documentation
Work History
02/2022 to Current
Elderly Caregiver Accentcare Lehighton, PA,
  • Offered companionship and kindness to elderly patients.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Replaced bandages, dressings and binders to care for wounds and encourage healing.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
09/2020 to 02/2022
Caregiver Ecumen Fargo, ND,
  • Assisted with dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation and medication reminders.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Monitored 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.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
01/2016 to 09/2020
Manager Shukette New York, NY,
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Onboarded new employees with training and new hire documentation.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers and suppliers through account development.
  • Established and updated work schedules to account for changing staff levels and expected workloads.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of raw materials and components on work floor.
  • Recorded inventory sales into organization's weekly income report.
08/2009 to 08/2016
CNA Mainegeneral Health Fairfield, ME,
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 20-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
Education
Expected in
No Degree:
TCAT Nashville - Nashville, TN,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2009
High School Diploma:
Westmoreland High School - Westmoreland, TN
GPA:

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School Attended

  • TCAT Nashville
  • Westmoreland High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Elderly Caregiver
  • Caregiver
  • Manager
  • CNA

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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