Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying. Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.
Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided. In charge of keeping med room clean and tidy.
Responsible for ordering medications for all residents.
Familiar with medical terminology and medication descriptions/indications. Trained to abide by OSHA and Title 22 Regulations.
Recorded and filed patient data and medical records. Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information. Able to direct and transfer calls in a fast past setting.
Tended to patients with chronic illnesses. Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages. Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff. Assisted with ADLs.Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets. Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs. Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming. Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients. Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems. Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment. Assisted in application of traction devices.
Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration. Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines. Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival. Collected urine and fecal samples. Answered phones and directed calls. Performed EKG and Heart monitor testing. In charge of filing legal/medical documents. Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests. Front office skills in answering and directing calls accordingly.
Graduated Salutatorian of my High School class with the second highest GPA.
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