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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Patient Care Technician with impressive mental health expertise. Delivered exceptional patient support in community-based treatment facility, Inpatient hospital setting and contributed to many patients' status improvements. Superb communications skills and compassionate nature enabled positive outcomes in challenging environment.

Finished prerequisites for nursing program.

Skills
  • Discharge Planning
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • First Aid/CPR
  • CPI certified
  • SEM certified
  • Med-Tech Certified
Education
North Valleys High School Reno, NV Expected in 2013 GED : - GPA :
Missouri Valley College Marshall, MO Expected in No Degree : Business Management - GPA :
St. Louis Community College St. Louis Missouri, Expected in No Degree : Nursing - GPA :
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • CPI Certified
  • SEM Certified
  • Medication Technician Certified
Work History
University Of Pennsylvania Health System - Mental Health Technician
Lawrenceville, NJ, 05/2019 - Current
  • Assists patients with daily hygiene, provides skin care and skin care precautions, assists with physical activity, meets patients nutritional needs, and documents activities as required.
  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of a nurse.
  • Assists nurses with admissions and discharges, and assists nurses and doctors with treatments, procedures and examinations.
  • Performs general clerical tasks.
  • Teach's daily pyscho-therapy groups.
  • Maintains a safe environment in a community setting with various de-escalation techniques.
  • Observed patient behaviors and mental status and notified RN of unusual or potentially dangerous occurrences.
  • Engaged with colleagues in treatment team meetings to promote positive patient treatment outcomes.
  • Performed scheduled patient safety checks and documented results to establish patients' well-being.
  • Initiated and assisted in therapeutic holds to prevent patient harm
  • Assisted with patient restraint and seclusion scenarios to create safe environment for patient and medical personnel.
  • Applied de-escalation and limit-setting techniques to promote patient cooperation.
Memorial Hermann - Patient Care Technician
Houston, TX, 07/2018 - 05/2019
  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
  • Administers or assists patients with ADL, performs VS, I&O, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, foley care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.
  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.
  • Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Participates in professional development and life long learning, as well as acting as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding including but not limited to G-buttons, and NG tubes and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency.
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to RN.
Geo Group Inc. - Youth Care Specialist
Jackson, TN, 09/2016 - 05/2018
  • Manage youth using safe crisis management without the need for therapeutic holds
  • Role model positive behaviors and coping skills for clients, using a strength-based approach in all interactions
  • Maintains the safety and security of the clients in care and attends to their needs in a nurturing way
  • Attends cottage team meetings, departmental, treatment, and planning meetings, and other meetings for the purposes of sharing information regarding clients and to discuss other matters pertaining to cottage life
  • May transport residents to and from school outings, appointments, etc.
  • Supervises clients in and around the cottage area, assigns and supervises daily chores, keeps records of allowances earned and dispenses, assists with school homework, and encourages participation in recreational activities
  • Responsible for proper administration of medications and first aid per Great Circle guidelines and policies
  • Keeps the cottage clean and orderly and in good repair, performs minor maintenance repairs, and through appropriate means beautifies the cottage grounds
  • Implements treatment plans and completes documentation as required
  • Proper use of therapeutic holds when needed
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.

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School Attended
  • North Valleys High School
  • Missouri Valley College
  • St. Louis Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Youth Care Specialist
Degrees
  • GED
  • No Degree
  • No Degree

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