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in home caretaker resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Well-qualified Personal Care worker skilled in delivering top-quality home care support. Effective at ambulating patients, meeting personal grooming needs and administering medications. Detail-oriented in maintaining clean and organized personal areas to support daily living safety.

Skills
  • Progress documentation
  • Patient care
  • Problem resolution
  • First aid and safety
  • Medication Administration
  • Relationship development
Education
Oakland High School Murfreesboro, TN Expected in 05/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Wesley Homes - In-Home Caretaker
Auburn, WA, 11/2017 - Current
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients to promote better nutrition.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to work and patient's family.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients, consulting with client's family ,doctor and work to address concerns and protect each person from any harm.
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Helped clients with managed home care, ensuring efficacy of care by monitoring health status.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor or doctor regarding any patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Performed basic household chores, including washing floors, washing dishes, vacuuming, garbage disposal and dusting.
Caris Hearts - In-Home Caretaker
City, STATE, 04/2016 - 11/2017
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients to promote better nutrition.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to patient's family, supervisor and doctor.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients, consulting with client's family, supervisor and doctor to address concerns and protect each person from any harm.
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted client's family, supervisor, and doctor regarding any patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
Tennessee State Veterans Home - CNA
City, STATE, 05/2005 - 05/2014
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep supervisor informed of changes.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Oakland High School

Job Titles Held:

  • In-Home Caretaker
  • In-Home Caretaker
  • CNA

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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