Home Care Aide Resume Example

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

I am trained medication aide certified. I have a medical/clinical background including four years experience home care aide/caregiver, experienced certified nursing assistant, nursing school. I've earned an exceptional reputation as hard working, fastlearner, reliable, caring, good listener, kind and very loyal. I have a strong commitment to helping others, ethics, clientele satisfaction.

Core Qualifications
  • CPR/BLS certified
  • Patient/family focused
  • Practiced inpatient and outpatient caregiver
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Extensive medical terminology knowledge
  • Strong medical ethic
Century College White Bear Lake, MN Expected in 2014 Certification in Trained Medication Aide : - GPA :
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA Expected in 2005 : Certified Nursing Assistant - GPA :
Iowa State University Ames, IA Expected in 1991 Select One : Fine Arts - GPA :
Indianola High School Indianola, IA Expected in 1983 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Des Moines Area Community College Boone , IA Expected in Select One : Nursing - GPA :

Member of Phi Theta Kappa, 2004-2005.


Trained Medication Aid Certification

AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certification

Help At Home - Home Care Aide
Booneville, MS, 2012 - 08/2014
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.

Comfort Keepers - Certified Nursing Assistant
Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 01/2006 - 07/2007
  • Administer medications or treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, enemas, massages as directed by a physician or nurse.
  • Communicate with patients to ascertain feelings or need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Accomplishments Attended all monthly meetings.
  • Successfully completed all computerized based learning modules.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification.
  • Successfully trained new nursing assistant employees.
  • Earned a reputation as helpful, cheerful and knowledgeable nursing assistant.
  • Skills Used Patient Care & Safety Diagnostic Testing Medical Terminology Electronic Medical Records Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring Medication Administration Privacy / HIPAA Regulations Patient Advocacy and Support.
Lineage Logistics - Owner/Operator
Avon, OH, 07/1993 - 11/2005
  • Responsibilities Cleaned and refurbished new and used automobiles, performed any combination of following duties: Washed vehicle exterior to clean cars, used cleaning solution, water, cloths, and brushes.
  • Vacuumed interiors of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris, used vacuum cleaners.
  • Cleaned upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices.
  • Responsible for pick up and delivery of vehicles once cleaned.
  • Responsible for bookkeeping/monthly billing.
Community Involvement

ICCU volunteer for 5 years, Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, Iowa.

  • Encouraged independence with successful results.
  • Worked successfully in a team environment with good communication skills.
  • Maintained a safe, healthy and positive environment in client's homes.
  • Earned a reputation as providing excellent in home health care.
  • Provided healthy, tasty and well balanced meals on a daily basis.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification.
  • Skills Used Comprehensive knowledge of the methods of providing home health aide services.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical services.
  • Skilled in developing and maintaining good relationship with patients and physicians.
  • Possess excellent listening and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate and work with a diversity of patients.
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational skills.
  • Caregiver/Personal Assistant Margaret Stark - Webster City, IA - August 2010 to December 2011 Responsibilities Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.
  • Care for individuals or families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption, or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles.
  • Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring medication, under the direction of registered nurses.
  • Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Accomplishments Encouraged independence with successful results.
  • Provided healthy, tasty and well balanced meals on a daily basis.
  • Provided a healthy, happy and safe atmosphere at all times.
  • Earned trust through difficult times.
  • Earned a reputation of providing excellent in home health care.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification.
  • Skills Used Skilled in assisting patients with activities essential in their daily lives.
  • Hands on experience in assisting patients in toileting, shower, dressing, bathing and maintaining their personal hygiene.
  • Knowledgeable in preparing nutritious meals for patients.
  • Ability to remember drugs and their administration timings.
  • Skilled in performing light housekeeping and providing companionship.

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    School Attended
    • Century College
    • Des Moines Area Community College
    • Iowa State University
    • Indianola High School
    • Des Moines Area Community College
    Job Titles Held:
    • Home Care Aide
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Owner/Operator
    • Certification in Trained Medication Aide
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    • High School Diploma
    • Select One