lead caregiver resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Compassionate Resident Care Assistant adept at bathing, grooming and feeding elderly and disabled patients. Familiar with advanced medical terminology and procedures. Efficient and reliable Certified Nursing Assistant with 8 years of experience in facility settings. Skilled in assisting with technical nursing treatments, supporting diagnostic procedures and accurately charting patient records. Well-qualified Healthcare professional adept at managing specimens, assisting with mobility and responding to emergencies. Excellent relationship-building, prioritization and time management skills. Ambitious Resident Care Assistant with extensive experience in patient care and administrative functions. Strong elderly care skills combined with ability to evaluate and advocate for patient needs. Proven history of cultivating strong patient rapport to provide exceptional care and patient education. Enthusiastic Lead Caregiver eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel. Multi-talented Lead consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

  • Inpatient care
  • Documenting behaviors
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Medical office administration
  • Direct patient care
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Recording vital signs
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Patient-focused care
  • Patient management
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Data Entry
  • Supporting personal needs
Work History
06/2015 to 03/2020 Lead Caregiver Right At Home | Clermont, FL,
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Worked with peers in meetings to brainstorm new activities for patients and discuss ways to resolve issues
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 8-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations
  • Participated in fun activities, including arts and crafts and games with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Interviewed and set up training schedules for new employees, as well as completed training
  • Took any requests or concerns from staff and/or families to find an appropriate solution, and if need be address owner
  • Provided weekly meal plans and completed shopping for the week
05/2014 to 12/2018 Nail Technician Chumash Casino | Santa Ynez, CA,
  • Communicated effectively with management concerning important customer issues
  • Frequently restocked workstations and organized and stocked product sales shelves
  • Prepared nail beds and cuticles, shaped nails and applied polish for daily customers
  • Cleaned and sanitized equipment and workstation in compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Provided training and mentoring to new staff to maximize performance
  • Responded to customer requests and concerns about gel application and nail art designs
  • Recorded weekly supply and inventory needs and made regular orders
  • Attended to locker area by laundering dirty towels and clearing away stray slippers
  • Promoted products and services on social media platforms to increase reach, engage with potential clients and showcase service portfolio
  • Washed, dried and folded towels to keep laundry area and dressing rooms clean and properly stocked
  • Communicated any relevant schedule changes to spa supervisor
  • Followed pre-assigned opening and closing procedures for each spa station to keep areas properly sanitized and ready for next client
  • Anticipated spa and salon guest concerns and addressed in direct fashion
  • Greeted spa guests in warmly to create positive first impression of spa
  • Refilled professional spa products as necessary
  • Drained, cleaned and filled mineral tubs for guests after each use
  • Reported any unprofessional behavior from clients to management
  • Coordinated all aspects of guest services, including supply monitoring and facility maintenance
08/2011 to 05/2015 Care Giver Fundamental Administrative Services, Llc | Spartanburg, SC,
  • Administered medication as directed by physician
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager
  • Analyzed overall client performance and recommended adjustments to care plan goals
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services to ensure well-being
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated
  • Increased level of independence by providing daily undertakings that promote self-management by assisting consumers in their daily personal tasks including bathing and dressing
  • Assisted residents with daily hygiene, including dental and mouth care, bath functions and hair care
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures
  • Helped clients with hygiene-related tasks such as brushing teeth, bathing, grooming and toileting
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs
Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma | Lodi High School, Lodi, WI GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lodi High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Caregiver
  • Nail Technician
  • Care Giver


  • High School Diploma

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