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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Experienced [Job Title] well-versed in performing triage, collecting intake information and caring for wounds. Good communicator with organized nature and strong prioritization and multitasking skills. Sound judgment, caring nature and superior work ethic.


Lots of compassion

  • Client safety and first aid
  • Care plan management
  • Quality program protocols
  • Always work well with other staff
  • Polite to patients and respectful
  • Valid [State] driver's license
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Charting expertise
  • Infection control
  • Medication administration
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Able to lift [Number] pounds
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Quick problem solver
  • Wound care
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Behavior redirection
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Community activities
  • Compassionate client care
  • Case management experience
05/2006 to 06/2010
Home Care Aide Mary Greeley Medical Center Ames, IA,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Assisted patients with personal care to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Interacted with patients through games and fun activities to boost mood and improve overall memory.
06/2001 to 08/2009
Certified Nursing Assistant Emerson Hospital Waltham, MA,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
06/2007 to 08/2008
Medical Assistant Alignment Healthcare Orange, CA,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.

  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Contributed to office operations by triaging patients by severity of medical complaint.
  • Processed and produced ER, OR and portable x-ray information to assist diagnosis.
  • Helped residents achieve program goals and increase independence.
08/2003 to 08/2004
Externship for School Concorde Career Institute Tampa, FL,
  • Prepared accurate medical documents, charts and reports.
  • Supervised cleanliness, sanitation and safety in assigned areas.
  • Communicated with residents to facilitate goal planning and assisted in evaluating treatment goals.
  • Educated staff on basic medical precautions, general healthcare and resident hygiene assistance.
  • Facilitated resident classes and groups offering education on basic medical precautions and life skills.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Referred residents to additional medical or community resources.
  • Assisted vocational counselors as directed.
  • Assessed impact of [Type] issue on overall individual social functioning.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Cared for patients recovering from [Type] and [Type] procedures and provided personalized daily assistance.
Externship Coordinator Baptist Healt , ,
Education and Training
Expected in
Associate of Science:
Oneonta High School - Oneonta, AL
Expected in
Associate of Arts: Medical
Oneonta High School - Oneonta, AL

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School Attended
  • Oneonta High School
  • Oneonta High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Home Care Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Externship for School
  • Externship Coordinator
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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