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

Dedicated, caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, and energetic healthcare professional with 21 years of experience. Accustom to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, forward-thinking approach. Takes great pride in work.

Skills
  • Extensive training and experience providing direct patient care.
  • Works well under pressure and in stressful situations.
  • Quick problem solver
  • Works well as a team or independently.
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Infection control procedures
  • Electronic charting
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Collecting specimens
  • Helping with medication
  • Preparing meals
  • General housekeeping ability
Experience
07/2021 to Current Patient Care Technician Medstar Research Institute | White Marsh, MD,
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
04/2016 to 06/2021 Home Health Care Aide Always Best Care | Hancock, NH,
  • Dressed, groomed, and fed patient with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans, including shopping for ingredients and cooking dishes.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Assisted patient with transitioning between bed, wheelchair, shower, and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
04/2014 to 02/2016 Home Health Care Aide Always Best Care | Hartford County, CT,
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted elderly clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing, incontinence care, and insertion and removal of catheters.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed array of other household chores to assist clients.
02/2003 to 02/2014 Patient Care Assistant Emory Healthcare | Oxford, GA,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing, and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and blood sugars, charted, and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls within minutes to assist patients with needs
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
03/2000 to 02/2003 Certified Nursing Assistant Greystone Healthcare Management | Clermont, FL,
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in a 230-bed nursing home and rehabilitation care facility.
  • Used mobility devices and lifting equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding, and ambulation.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2001 to to Certificate of Completion | Health Occupations William D Ford Career Technical Center, Westland, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Pre-nursing Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Nursing Science Wayne County Community College District, Detroit, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Pre-nursing Madonna University, Livonia, MI GPA:
Expected in to to | Medical Assisting Heart To Heart Healthcare Training, Ypsilanti, MI GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • William D Ford Career Technical Center
  • Schoolcraft College
  • Wayne County Community College District
  • Madonna University
  • Heart To Heart Healthcare Training

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Some College (No Degree)

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