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home health aide resume example with 14 years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Qualified HHA specializes in personal care and related services under direction, instruction and supervision of registered nurses. History of managing mobility support, administering medications and organizing appointments. Reliable in keeping areas clean and organized to maintain healthy, safe environment.

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.

Compassionate Home Health Aide with current HHA Department of Health Certification. Brings 8 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.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Community Activities
  • Compassionate Client Care
  • Client Documentation
  • Quality Program Protocols
  • Client Safety and First Aid
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Report Preparation
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Ambulation Assistance
  • Healthcare Education
  • Family Support and Instruction
  • Patient Care Recordkeeping
  • Observation Communication
  • Performance Assessment
  • Emotional Support and Companionship
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Home Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Mental Health Support
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Client Relationship and Rapport
  • Care Plan Adherence
  • Daily Charting
  • Patient Health Assessments
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Vital Signs Monitoring
  • Dietary Orders Compliance
  • Linens Management
  • Patient Progress Documentation
  • Condition Assessment
  • Laundry Washing, Drying and Ironing
  • Service-Oriented
  • Bed Making and Changing
  • Patient Massage
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Grocery Shopping and Storage
  • Patient and Compassionate
  • Medication Administration
  • Records Management
  • Dietary Requirements and Nutrition
  • Time Management
  • Bathing Support
Experience
06/2009 to Current Home Health Aide Phoenix Home Care And Hospice | Eminence, MO,
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Cared for patients by assisting with personal hygiene tasks and completing basic household chores.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Helped client with medication self-administration.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Documented care provided and submitted notes to supervisor.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises and assisted with daily physical therapy routines.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, wheelchairs or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Cared for patients by washing and ironing laundry, cleaning or assisting with personal care.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Planned, prepared or served meals to patients according to prescribed diets.
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and assisted with errands.
  • Documented patient status and reported changes in care needs.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside home.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Maintained records of patient care, progress or problems to report and discuss observations.
  • Checked patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Maintained updated records and safeguarded patient privacy in accordance with HIPAA.
  • Assisted clients with proper exercises and rehabilitation.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction.
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction from physician.
  • Cared for disabled children or children with sick or disabled parents.
10/2017 to 09/2020 Home Health Caregiver Arbor Company | Norwood, NJ,
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Cared for patients by assisting with personal hygiene tasks and completing basic household chores.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Documented care provided and submitted notes to supervisor.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Helped client with medication self-administration.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises and assisted with daily physical therapy routines.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, wheelchairs or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Cared for patients by washing and ironing laundry, cleaning or assisting with personal care.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Checked patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Entertained, conversed with or read aloud to patients to maintain mental health and alertness.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
09/2015 to 11/2017 Caregiver, Phoenix Home Care And Hospice | Exeter, MO,
  • Supported bathing, dressing and personal care needs.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Followed safe lifting and transferring techniques to transport residents.
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Worked closely with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans.
  • Maintained cleanliness of clients' environment by cleaning surfaces and washing clothes or dishes.
  • Assisted clients with maintaining good personal hygiene.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
  • Organized oral medications for clients following dosage and schedule requirements.
  • Drove clients to doctors' appointments and social outings.
  • Maintained detailed records of services performed on clients.
  • Monitored clients' activity levels and helped prevent sedentary behavior.
  • Helped clients adjust to new lifestyles during periods of incapacitation or recuperation.
  • Collected and recorded patients' blood pressure, pulse and respirations (TPRs) to evaluate and note basic health status.
  • Instructed family members on how to provide bedside care.
  • Partnered with registered nurses and physiotherapists to provide care to patients.
  • Contributed to case reviews of client status and progress.
  • Consulted with client care team to continually update care plans.
  • Helped clients communicate with loved ones by typing written messages and relaying verbal messages.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Obtained sources of entertainment for clients to provide full and enjoyable daily activities.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
07/2011 to 11/2015 Receptionist Assistant Lakeland Medical Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Greeted customers, delivery persons and official representatives.
  • Maintained office supply inventory and placed orders to meet demand.
  • Managed office cleaning and sanitizing to comply with infection control protocols.
  • Handled diverse needs for clients in-person, by phone or through email.
  • Operated multi-line telephone system to handle high volume of daily calls to [Type] office.
  • Obtained and processed payments from clients for products and services.
  • Displayed professional standards at reception desk to impress visitors.
  • Used Microsoft Office suite programs daily for professional business correspondence, spreadsheet tracking and presentation preparation.
  • Coordinated appointment calendar and balanced schedules to promote optimal productivity.
  • Input new documents, expenses and orders into system for timely recordkeeping.
  • Handled cash with high accuracy and reconciled accounts weekly to identify discrepancies.
  • Organized meeting spaces for staff and prepared related materials.
  • Supported office staff with multifaceted administrative assistance and technical troubleshooting for software and equipment issues.
  • Tracked and coordinated preventive maintenance and pressing repairs with outside vendors.
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments.
  • Updated and recorded customer or client information to maintain accounts.
  • Served visitors by greeting, welcoming and directing to appropriate personnel.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments and meetings for management team.
  • Greeted and directed visitors to appropriate personnel and answered average of [Number] calls and emails daily.
  • Delivered administrative support to team members by making copies, sending faxes, organizing documents and rearranging schedules.
  • Sorted incoming mail and directed to correct personnel each day.
  • Maintained daily calendars, set appointments with clients and planned daily office events.
  • Screened and verified visitors for identification credentials and purpose of visit to maintain security of personnel and office environment.
  • Served as company concierge to employees requiring assistance help with travel arrangements.
  • Prepared correspondence, reports and other documents in final formats with correct punctuation, capitalization, grammar and spelling.
  • Supervised setup of conference rooms for meetings and office events in common areas.
  • Reported suspicious individuals to supervisor.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2009 to to High School Diploma | Buchanan High School, Buchanan, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Medical Administrative Assistant Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater, Clearwater, FL GPA:
  • [Number] GPA currently upholding a GPA of a 4.0
  • I'm currently taking two classes at one time
  • P I'm able to keep up with my school work and maintain my grades
  • My education is a very important goal that I want to accomplish in my life. I take my education very seriously.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Buchanan High School
  • Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Home Health Caregiver
  • Caregiver,
  • Receptionist Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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