home health care aide resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Well qualified, trained and certified, Home Heath and Personal Care worker with over 10 years experience. Working one on one or with a health care team in-home, long term facilities, and in hospital settings. Detail-oriented in maintaining clean, and organized personal areas to support healthy and safe independent living. Effective at ambulation and transfers using a gait belt, stand assist, and hoyer lifts. I am professional and sensitive in meeting all personal care needs. Dedicated to providing comprehensive and emotional support for the patient and family/caregivers. Strong knowledge in Alzheimer's and dementia, and end of life care. Attentive to emotional, physical and social support within the community. I am dedicated in developing long term relationships and provide consistent and focused attention to patient/clients safety, comfort and dignity.

  • Patient care- Home and Personal
  • First aid and safety
  • Care Plan- Documenting progress/decline
  • Community integration
  • Healthy meal prep/ Special diet planning
  • Disease prevention and intervention
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia care
  • Hospice end of life care and support
  • Office management/Bookkeeping
Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Oak Bluffs, MA, Expected in 05/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable, MA, Expected in 06/1997 2 Years Independent Studies : Nursing, Pharmacology Calculations, Nutrition, - GPA :

anatomy and physiology, geriatric psych.

Spa Tech Institute - Plymouth , Expected in 06/2003 Certificate in Massage Therapy : Massage Therapy (all Techniques), Anatomy, - GPA :

Physiology, Postural Analysis, Stretching and Strengthening, Ethics, CPR, Muscle testing, and Business.

Martha's Vineyard Hospital / VNA , Expected in *Certificate Courses Completed CNA, CPR, HHA : - GPA :
Work History
Always Best Care - Home Health Care Aide
Northbrook, IL, 05/2014 - 03/2018
  • Worked in private homes, assisted living facilities, and hospitals.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families. Displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishing long-term, professional relationships.
  • Helped with transfers, in and out of bed, wheelchair, sitting area, up and down stairs, etc. Use of hoyer lift and gait belt. Artificial limb application and removal.
  • Provided safe surroundings.
  • Monitored progress and decline. Documented health status changes and reported back to Health care team, as well as family and caregivers.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, bathing, grooming, skin care,feeding needs, diabetic foot care, catheter and wound care,etc.
  • Cooking nutritional meals and for specific dietary needs, heart healthy, diabetic, and weight management.
  • Errands, such as grocery shopping, picking up medications, mail, all other as needed.
  • Set goals, to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care. Provided support for independent living and well-being.
  • End of life care, (Hospice). Provided support for patients and family members/caregivers.
Always Best Care - Home Health Care Aide
Southbury, CT, 08/2012 - 04/2014
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Assisted in bathing, dressing, skin/ wound care,
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Interacted kindly with patients, displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Provided patient families / caregivers with emotional support on caring for a loved one with declining health, disability, and terminal illness.
  • Information on preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost improve overall wellness.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, observations, progress or problems to report.
Bodysense / Pamela Danz (owner) - Certified Licensed Massage Therapist /Office Manager
City, STATE, 07/2003 - 08/2012
  • Performed a variety of therapeutic massage therapy techniques. Relaxation, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Pregnancy, Postural Analysis/improvement, Stretching, and strengthening.
  • Provided safe, effective and appropriate therapeutic treatments specified for client. Recorded detailed SOAP notes. Individualized treatment plans
  • Answered/returned calls and emails, booked appointments, greeted clients, handled payments.with clients regarding personal information, health history, and expectations of visit.
  • Banking, Billing, Tax preparation, all financial transactions. Worked with programs, Quickbooks, Excel, MS Word.
  • Maintained inventory. Ordering and restocking of all products.
  • Creative advertising and design, brochures, news paper and online, surveys, and island business collaboration.

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School Attended

  • Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
  • Cape Cod Community College
  • Spa Tech Institute - Plymouth
  • Martha's Vineyard Hospital / VNA

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Certified Licensed Massage Therapist /Office Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • 2 Years Independent Studies
  • Certificate in Massage Therapy
  • *Certificate Courses Completed CNA, CPR, HHA

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