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Home Health Aide resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Qualified pca specializing in personal care and related services under direction, instruction and supervision of registered nurse. Skilled at providing mobility support, administering medications and organizing appointments. Diligent about keeping areas clean and organized to maintain healthful, safe environment.

Compassionate pca focused on helping clients maintain personal hygiene and assisting with all aspects of activities of daily living. Skilled in preparing meals, maintaining organized living spaces and documenting behaviors. Committed to emotional and social support to promote overall wellness.

Compassionate Home Health Aide with current pca Department of Health Certification. Bringing 9+ years of experience assisting in home environments for physically disabled clients of varying capacities. Skilled at closely monitoring vital signs, assisting with feeding, bathing and grooming, positioning and range of motion exercises.

Dedicated Home Health Aide skilled in providing support to elderly clients by utilizing effective communication and superior organization skills. Advanced knowledge of clerical functions, project support, schedule management and customer service. Quick-learning with aptitude for solving problems through critical thinking and handling conflicting priorities with concise time management.

Detail-oriented pca offering 9+ years assisting clients with daily living activities, transportation and overall well-being. Seasoned expert with healthcare experience, including monitoring clients with developmental disabilities and adhering to patient care plans. Holds superior record of dedication and commitment to patients by promoting comfort and quality care.

Patient-focused Medication Aide with exceptional listening and communication traits. Energetic and amicable with advanced understanding of medications, possible side effects and adverse reactions. Knowledge of applying topical, oral, nasal and sublingual medications. Highly skilled in monitoring vital signs, both post and pre-medication administration.

Energetic Home Health Aide licensed in Va. Current certifications in First Aid, CPR and BCLS. Knowledge of proper feeding, grooming and wound care procedures.

Skills
  • Care plan management
  • Community activities
  • Compassionate client care
  • Client documentation
Education and Training
James Monroe High School Fredericksburg, VA Expected in 06/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Francisan Health - Home Health Aide
Hobart, IN, 07/2019 - Current
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence and well-being.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Assisted patients with such tasks as food and showers to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Assisted elderly clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia conditions to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Coordinated and engaged in community outreach and local events to educate on chronic illness, at-home care and preventative self-exams.
  • Answered questions and assisted with health system coordination, patient rights and privacy of personal information.
  • 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.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under direction of physician.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions, including Alzheimer’s and dementia and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to job and documenting information in files.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Worked with Alzheimer’s Dementia Parkison
  • Bedbound ADHD also a Hoyer Lift
Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. - Private Caregiver
Matthews, NC, 01/2017 - 04/2020
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Oversaw and planned schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory pca to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet special client diets such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 3 times per week to prevent spread of infection.
Owners - Funeral Assistant
City, STATE, 06/2014 - 11/2016
  • Organized chapels for visitations and maintained calm and orderly atmosphere.
  • Offered administrative expertise in managing funeral home operations.
  • Prepared memorial materials, including service programs and signage.
  • Assisted funeral director in coordination of services.
  • Communicated with funeral attendees to provide information and facilitate organized services.
  • Scheduled funeral services, coordinated burials and arranged cremations.
  • Implemented pre-need arrangement program for funeral services, which guaranteed specific prices and secured clients' company trust.
  • Conducted pre-need consultations to educate clients on available funeral plans.
  • Consulted with families of deceased regarding final arrangements tactfully.
  • Consulted with families of deceased to make funeral arrangements.
  • Arranged funerals in manner consistent with each family's heritage and religious beliefs.
  • Offered counseling and comfort to bereaved family members and friends.
  • Managed payroll, accounting, budgets, receivables and payables using Qiuckbooks.
  • Drafted professional correspondence and marketing materials.
  • Completed legal documentation and signed death certificates.
  • Removed deceased from place of death and transported to funeral home.
  • Addressed all client questions and requests for information relating to funeral services and pricing.
  • Arranged for clergy members to perform funeral services.
  • Led and directed funeral and graveside services.
  • Completed and filed all necessary legal documentation quickly and accurately.
  • Processed over 40 death certificates accurately and quickly over weeks.
  • Prepared death certificates and drafted obituaries.
  • Oversaw filing of legal documents.
  • 10 KeyTyping
  • MS Excel
  • QuickBooks

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • James Monroe High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Private Caregiver
  • Funeral Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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