home health aide resume example with 8 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly-professional, and talented Patient Care Assistant with a solid experience in providing basic nursing and personal care to patients as well as support to registered nurses and healthcare professionals. Possess excellent communication, team-working, organizational, time-management, and record-keeping skills as well as knowledge related to nursing practices and standards and basic medical terminology.

  • Verbal and Communication Written
  • Medical Records, HIPAA
  • Microsoft Office
  • Trained In Grooming And Bathing Assistance
  • Documentation Procedures
  • Epic systems
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Knowledge of State Regulations
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Medical Terminology
  • Mobility Support
  • Report Observations
  • Electronic Medical Record Software
  • Daily Charting
  • Medical Histories and Vital Statistics
  • Team Collaboration
  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • First aid and safety
  • Clinical quality program standards
Norristown Area High School Norristown, PA Expected in 06/2016 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Certified CPR/First Aid and Safety Aid
Work History
Francisan Health - Home Health Aide
Merrillville, IN, 01/2021 - Current
  • Provide in-home care to clients, support activities of daily living (ADLs), and utilize safe lifting practices and transfer equipment to ensure patient safety.
  • Assisted clients with the activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, feeding, personal hygiene, and housekeeping.
  • Manage patient calendars and schedules, provide safe transport to and from appointments, and plan engaging activities.
  • Communicate empathetically with clients, build relationships, and provide updates to families while maintaining compliance with patient confidentiality preferences.
  • Monitor patients’ vital signs and general well-being and refer any concerns to the general practitioner or case manager.
  • Offered patients and families emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living, and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome, and adapt to mobility restrictions.
Camp Recovery - Patient Care Associate
Reading, PA, 07/2019 - 12/2020
  • Provide support to patients for activities of daily living (ADLs), including basic hygiene, food intake, comfort, catheter installation, wound care, and dressing.
  • Provided direct patient care according to established policies and procedures under the supervision of licensed nursing staff.
  • Maintained an effective communication with physicians, nurses and other healthcare team as well as contributed to the safe and efficient operation of nursing services.
  • Monitored, recorded, and reported changes in patients' conditions or behavior to licensed nurse as well as sought assistance and guidance to ensure high-quality and effective patient care.
  • Communicate with empathy and compassion, resolve high-stress situations using crisis management skills, and ensure the safety of combative patients during transport.
  • Monitor patient symptoms, procure patient samples for testing, organize and transport laboratory specimens, and ensure safe handling of hazardous materials.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Performed patient mobility services by turning, lifting, moving and repositioning patients.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges, and transfers to promote team productivity.
  • Assisted in transferring patients, beds and patient care equipment to other rooms adhering to necessary safety precautions.
St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital - Patient Care Assistant
Cornwall, NY, 02/2015 - 06/2019
  • Provided personal health care and support to patients, which included delivering aid for ADLs and ensuring optimal positioning for a range of motion and comfort.
  • Conducted patient assessments to gather records and medical data, evaluated pain levels, monitored symptoms, and created reports for medical teams in compliance with HIPAA.
  • Attended in-service programs to complete ongoing and annual organizational and departmental requirements to promote highest standard of customer relations principles for patients, visitors and fellow staff members.
  • Recognized patient and family reactions to hospitalization, illness, procedures and staff and initiated supportive measures.
  • Offered direct physical care and basic nursing procedures and treatments for patients in stable condition under general supervision of RN.
  • Assisted nursing staff with completing daily rounds, documenting vital signs and answering calls.
  • Changed linens in rooms, keeping spaces fresh and clean for patient health and satisfaction.
  • Documented patient information and care activities in electronic health record.

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School Attended

  • Norristown Area High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Patient Care Associate
  • Patient Care Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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