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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability, exceptional interpersonal skills, and exceptional customer service skills. Adept at working effectively and quickly mastering new skills. A healthcare professional that has been working with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease & other related memory impairments since 2009. Responsible professional experienced in coordinating behavioral support for clients, providing daily care needs, medication administration, behavior monitoring, and behavioral interventions. Strong history of maintaining accurate documentation and daily reports, helping clients and assisting with daily programming. Passionate on providing emotional support and crisis interventions to client's and their loved ones. Knowledgeable Preceptor skilled at assisting employees with learning tasks, improving performance, providing education on company standards, and maximizing productivity. Striving to meet professional goals, learning on the job, and continuing education.

Skills
  • Patient care
  • Dementia/Memory Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Specimen collection
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Infection control procedures
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Quick problem solver
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Collecting specimens
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Client advocacy
  • Telephone and email etiquette
  • Patient safety
  • Staff supervision
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Good work ethic
  • People skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Patient assessment
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Training & development
  • Leadership and mentoring abilities
Experience
Medication Technician, 04/2017 - Current
Commonwealth Assisted Living Williamsburg, VA,
  • Behavioral Health- Working with those suffering from memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease, dementia, drug-induced dementia, & at times withdrawal from drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Behavior monitoring/Brainstorming & providing interventions for behaviors.
  • Obtained, recorded and reported patient vital signs for medication administration.
  • Safely and accurately prepared all medications and sterilized products by using proper techniques, calculations and standards of precautions.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Prepared various medications per shift to distribute to patient orally, topically or through inhalation.
  • Prevented spread of infection by consistent hand washing, universal precautions and special isolation procedures.
  • Reduced errors by hand-counting controlled medications, accurately measuring liquids and reconstituting antibiotics.
  • Monitored residents with self-administered medications and reported deviation from plans of care to licensed or registered nurse.
  • Researched medications to better understand properties and interactions with other drugs.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Performed wellness observations, documenting side effects for clinical follow-up.
  • Liaised with nursing staff to prepare and administer prescribed medications to patients.
  • Monitored expiration of medications and medical supplies
  • Leveraged medication expertise to accurately enter medications and supplies into computer system.
  • Communicated with patients to determine feelings, need for assistance or social and emotional support.
  • Documented and reported observations of patient behavior, complaints or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Administered medications and educated patients and families on correct at-home administration.
  • Reminded patients to take prescribed medications or nutritional supplements.
STNA, 01/2010 - Current
The Ridge At Lancaster Lancaster, OH,
  • Behavioral Health- Working with those suffering from memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease, dementia, drug-induced dementia, & at times withdrawal from drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Helped residents walk with or without self-help devices.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents.
  • Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
RCA , 09/2009 - Current
Ymca Twin Cities Burnsville, MN,
  • Behavioral Health- Working with those suffering from memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease, dementia, drug-induced dementia, & at times withdrawal from drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities as designated in care plans.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Aided residents with ambulation and use of walkers, canes and wheelchairs.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Preserved patient dignity and rights and demonstrated sensitivity to cultural diversity.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Documented and reported observations of patient behavior, complaints or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Supported daily living activities by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
  • Answered patient call signals and signal lights to determine patients' needs.
  • Assisted with lifting patients to move on or off beds, examination tables and surgical tables.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Turned and repositioned bedridden patients to prevent bedsores.
Volleyball Coach, 01/2010 - 03/2010
National Trails Parks And Recreation City, STATE,
  • Coached individuals in 3rd-5th grade on volleyball techniques.
  • Showed athletes proper methods for spiking and serving ball to avoid injuries.
  • Monitored safety of training, individual exercises and equipment usage to avoid sports injuries and damage to facility.
  • Assessed player abilities and assigned positions according to individual strengths.
  • Encouraged team members to become stronger, more agile athletes and more successful competitors through focus, effective training and proper nutrition.
  • Adhered to equipment and apparel standards to promote safety and fair play and made new equipment orders when appropriate.
  • Educated athletes in rules, strategies, sportsmanship and performance principles.
  • Adjusted coaching techniques to meet athlete needs and address strengths and weaknesses.
  • Guided athletes with encouragement, motivation and nutritional advice to support athletic performance and overall well-being.
Head Cashier, 01/2007 - 01/2009
Company Name City, State,
  • Oversaw work of cashiers to identify strengths and weaknesses in customer service, payment processing or merchandising plans.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Processed refunds for worn, damaged and broken merchandise.
  • Monitored checkout counters and self-checkout areas to assist with complex transactions.
  • Directed trash removal and sanitation procedures to keep aisles and register area organized.
  • Answered phone calls to assist customers with questions and orders.
  • Greeted customers promptly and responded to questions.
  • Scanned items and checked pricing on cash register for accuracy.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Psychology in Applied Behavioral Analysis , Expected in 08/2023
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Purdue Global University - West Lafayette, IN,
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Status -
Certifications
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Medication Technician (CMT)
  • Certified Dementia, Forest Glen Health Campus - 2019
  • Preceptor/Trainer, Forest Glen Health Campus - 2015
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Purdue Global University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medication Technician
  • STNA
  • RCA
  • Volleyball Coach
  • Head Cashier

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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