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home health aide resume example with 17 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Qualified Nursing assitant 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. 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. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Detail-oriented Direct Care Worker supports daily living activities and provides transportation to enhance client well-being. Seasoned care expert experienced with developmentally disabled clients. Committed to promoting comfort with dignity and compassion.

Skills
  • Care Plan Management
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Compassionate Client Care
  • Client Safety and First Aid
  • Client Relationship and Rapport
  • Medication Administration
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Prescribed Exercises
  • Observation Communication
  • Patient Progress Documentation
  • Condition Assessment
  • Patient Health Assessments
Experience
Home Health Aide, 09/2017 - Current
Parkview Adventist Medical Center Brunswick, ME,
  • 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.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient status and reported changes in care needs.
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and assisted with errands.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside home.
  • Provided entertainment and companionship through conversation, reading and board games.
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction from physician.
  • Assisted clients with proper exercises and rehabilitation.
Nursing Assistant, 06/2006 - Current
Central Lakes College Long Prairie, MN,
  • Demonstrated respect and regard for dignity of patients, families and fellow employees to promote professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Assisted patients with daily activities under nurse's supervision to provide essential care and emotional support.
  • Conducted regular rounds to check on patients' safety and proactively address issues.
  • Protected patient, self and others from injury during transfers, lifts and transports by using proper equipment and body mechanics.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Implemented fall prevention techniques as specified in plan of care.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Completed daily room cleaning and organizing to provide patients with clean environment.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Reported environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Supported daily living activities by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Provided physical support to assist patients with bathing, dressing and toileting.
  • Answered patient call signals and signal lights to determine patients' needs.
  • Turned and repositioned bedridden patients to prevent bedsores.
  • Measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Communicated with patients to determine feelings, need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Documented and reported observations of patient behavior, complaints or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Safeguarded patient privacy with strict adherence to HIPAA protocols.
  • Assisted with lifting patients to move on or off beds, examination tables and surgical tables.
  • Planned and served meals and snacks to patients according to prescribed diets.
  • Kept medical supply room and patient rooms stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Supplied, collected and emptied patient bedpans on frequent basis.
  • Administered medications and educated patients and families on correct at-home administration.
Correctional Officer, 02/2023 - 05/2023
State Of Kentucky Inez, KY,
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Supervised offender work assignments and evaluated performance for compliance with standard regulations.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Oversaw public areas and grounds to verify cleanliness and inmate safety.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
Education and Training
: MEDICATION TECHNICIAN, Expected in 09/2007
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CAMBRIDGE NURSING ACADEMY - MARYLAND,
GPA:
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: Nursing Assistance, Expected in 09/2006
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CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY - MARYLAND,
GPA:
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: Business Administration, Expected in 01/2005
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BREDA UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION - NETHERLANDS,
GPA:
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1991
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GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOL - NKAMBE (CAMEROON WEST AFRICA),
GPA:
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Certifications
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Home Care Aide
  • Certified Medication Technician (CMT)
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School Attended

  • CAMBRIDGE NURSING ACADEMY
  • CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY
  • BREDA UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
  • GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOL

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Correctional Officer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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