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hospice aide resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Kind-hearted Hospice Aide promoting a 21-year career providing palliative care to patients of all ages. Hardworking professional skilled in taking vitals, preparing meals for special diets and administering medication. Seeking a new position with an organization committed to providing the best possible care to patients of all backgrounds.

  • Patient-oriented Hospice Aide proudly offering over 21 years' experience delivering support, care and kindness to ill patients and family members. Energetic professional with great organizational and verbal and written communication skills. Expertise working with a set number of patients to ensure continuous quality care.

Iowa State Board Certified Cna with over 21 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in Home and nursing home care units. .

Capable ready to offer knowledge and abilities to challenging role. Familiar with helping people of different ability levels enjoy recreation and enhance wellness. Safety-oriented and observant with basic First Aid and CPR training.

  • Excellent time management abilities with compassionate bedside manner and astute observational skills. Knowledgeable about mobility assistance and patient hygiene needs.

Caring and compassionate Cna CMA activity assistant dedicated to engaging residents and promoting positive experiences. Eager to build a high-quality program filled with interesting and fun activities. Highly organized and goal-oriented team player with a diplomatic nature and energetic approach.

Adept at applying relationship-building, project management and analytical skills toward the successful development and management of 25 resident activities plans. Bringing 21+ years in the field and a passion for senior living support.. Excellent time management abilities with compassionate bedside manner and astute observational skills. Knowledgeable about mobility assistance and patient hygiene needs.

Caring and compassionate dedicated to engaging residents and promoting positive experiences.

Skills
  • Heavy lifting
  • Incidental household services
  • Care records oversight
  • Terminally ill patient care
  • Helping with medication
  • Preparing meals
  • Quick problem solver
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Patient relations
  • Quality assurance controls
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Ambulation and exercise assistance
  • Assessment of vital signs
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Performing patient intakes
Experience
Hospice Aide, 12/2017 to 12/2019
Interim HealthcareSan Jose, CA,
  • Moved patients carefully into different positions to promote better body alignment and ensure comfort.
  • Provided assistance, which included bathing, grooming and dressing to terminally ill patients.
  • Assisted residents, aged 85 to 87 with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Measured vital signs, recorded all data gathered and provided treatment assistance to nurses.
  • Helped patients maintain dignity during difficult times.
  • Emotionally supported grieving families by offering a listening ear, compassion and kindness.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and Used mobility devices to carefully and transport patients
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Attended to patients -continuously checking on needs and maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment to reduce risk of patient infection and contamination.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Played games, including bingo and cards with patients on a daily basis to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Administered medications and educated patients and families on correct at-home administration.
Cna, Activity Assistant, Medication Aide, 02/2010 to 12/2017
Lutheran HomesCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated musical guests, movies and other types of resident entertainment.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Used diverse strategies, including one-on-one time and small groups, to engage residents in facility life.
  • Organized special trips for residents and accompanied groups throughout each excursion.
  • Provided mental and emotional support to keep clients happy and healthy.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements of different activities to participants to prevent injury.
  • Adjusted activity plans to better engage users of differing ability or interest levels.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Helped residents participate in activities with basic and advanced mobility support.
  • Maintained adequate supplies to meet activities needs.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients with diabetic and conditions to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Kept activities spaces organized, clean and tidy.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Engaged with patients through participation in activity , which helped boost mood and improve overall memory.
Price Coordinator, Cashier, 12/2010 to 12/2012
Farm And FleetCity, STATE,
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Served needs of as many as 50 patrons per shift, including collecting payments, tracking rewards and handling customer service issues.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
Muscatine High School Food Service Satillight Cord, 12/2006 to 12/2008
Muscatine High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Effectively controlled the release of proprietary and confidential information for general client lists.
  • Tracked warehouse contents continually, maintained constant awareness of stock levels and performed formal inventory review [
  • Planned and executed
  • Demonstrated full store expertise on merchandise locations, enabling optimum service to inquiring customers.
  • Planned and executed .
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1987
Muscatine High School - Muscatine, IA
GPA:
Cosmotology : , Expected in
Bill Hills College of Cosmotology - Davenport , IA
GPA:
: Cna CMA Computer Classes , Expected in 05/2010
Scott Community College - Davenport , IA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Muscatine High School
  • Bill Hills College of Cosmotology
  • Scott Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospice Aide
  • Cna, Activity Assistant, Medication Aide
  • Price Coordinator, Cashier
  • Muscatine High School Food Service Satillight Cord

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Cosmotology

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