In Home Caregiver Resume Example

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

Caring caregiver dedicated to providing comprehensive personal support. Proficient in cooking meals, organizing schedules and updating documentation. Strong knowledge of emotional, physical and social support strategies. Punctual individual enthusiastically handling numerous tasks, including caregiving and feeding assistance in fast-paced environment. Conscientious and attentive professional available to work any shift, including holidays. Skilled in caring for seniors, meal preparation and helping with activities of daily living.

  • In-Home Services
  • Visiting patient homes
  • In-Home Care
  • Maintaining standards
  • Performing room inspections
  • Running reports
  • Verifying documentation
  • Order pulling
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Medication Management
  • Glucometer equipment
  • Care plan assessment
  • Community integration
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Behavioral Management
  • State Regulations Knowledge
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Patient Care
  • Cleaning
  • Meal Preparation
  • Patient Bathing
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Emotional Support
Kaplan University Davenport Iowa, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Psychology in Bahavioral Analysis - GPA :
Linn Benton Commuinty College GED, Expected in 05/2008 GED : - GPA :
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
Work History
Brookdale Senior Living - In Home Caregiver
Orland Park, IL, 10/2019 - 12/2020
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Assisted with general household activities, such as cooking, meal preparation and grocery shopping.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients with diabetic conditions to promote better nutrition.
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to Nurse or Executive Director.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Promoted development of healthy lifestyle to meet health and wellness objectives.
Lifescape - Direct Support Professional
Sioux City, IA, 12/2019 - 05/2020
  • Promoted health and wellness in psychiatric patients by providing caring emotional support and encouragement.
  • Minimized injuries to staff or patients by offering important support or restraint to control patient movements.
  • Enhanced successful patient outcomes by helping each participate in recreational activities alone or in groups.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of each patient in alignment with care plan.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
Providence Health & Services - Medication Technician
Santa Monica, CA, 06/2019 - 09/2019
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Reviewed patient progress to document effects of any prescribed medication.
  • Unpacked, sorted, counted and labeled all incoming medications to keep optimum inventory levels.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medications and diets to inform patient and patient's family of care and progress.
  • Interacted with patients and monitored vital signs during time of admission to report details to registered nurse.
  • Administered psychotropic medications and anxiety education to patients to provide mental health care.
  • Assisted in maintaining conducive environment for residents by adhering to infection control policies.
  • Turned and repositioned patients to prevent bedsores.
  • Interacted and communicated easily with department personnel and public.
  • Communicated effectively with staff, patients and insurance companies by email and telephone.
  • Kept accurate log of all requests for medical information and records.
Additional Information

I have also obtained the following:

  • Food handler's card
  • Oregon Interventions Systems Certificate

I have been a caregiver, med tech and direct support professional for going on 15 years now. In the past I have also worked as a secretary for a busy machine shop. I worked in a retail exotic bird shop (selling parrots and their supplies). I have extensive experience with assisting in catering events as well as good preparation.

I have right around a year left of my Bachelor's in Psychology in Behavioral Analysis.

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School Attended
  • Kaplan University
  • Linn Benton Commuinty College
Job Titles Held:
  • In Home Caregiver
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Medication Technician
  • Bachelor of Science
  • GED

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