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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Responsible [Job Title] enthusiastic about supporting best practices in hospital operations, compliance and healthcare management. Demonstrated strengths in multi-area management, quality assurance and service. Resourceful professional and collaborative team player.

Skills
  • Conflict mediation
  • Organizational standards
  • Healthcare operations
  • Interdepartmental collaboration
  • Risk management
  • Nursing
  • Insurance practices
  • Clinical training
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Quick problem solver
Experience
Patient Care Assistant, 09/2017 - 07/2020
Swedishamerican Belvidere, IL,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Ambulated patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics.
  • Used hospital-approved devices and techniques to transport and lift patients.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Supported unit efficiency by maintaining current and accurate clerical paperwork.
  • Obtained vital signs and collected biological samples to assist with diagnostic testing and ongoing assessments.
  • Implemented creative activities to emotionally support patients throughout medical treatment.
  • Collected and labeled specimens to prepare for delivery to laboratory.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Provided care, comfort and emotional support to children and adolescents facing serious illnesses and medical procedures.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs to aid physicians with patient care planning.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Played games with patients to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Prepared patients for both routine tests and complicated surgeries.
  • Used play, conversation, art and other forms of self-expression to prepare patients for everything from routine tests to complicated surgeries.
  • Supported youth and adolescents patients in coping with medical procedures and treatments.
  • Counseled patients on pain management, treatment procedures and physician instructions.
  • Contributed to unit improvements by providing cost-effective care in line with performance targets.
  • Optimized patient satisfaction, assisting senior leadership with medical procedures while explaining exams and processes.
Health Care Assistant, 06/2016 - 04/2019
Ecumen Norwood Young America, MN,
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Recorded vital signs, weight and patient information in electronic health records system.
  • Communicated with patients' family members and friends to answer questions and explain care tasks.
  • Conducted patient health checks and communicated observations of patients' conditions to medical staff.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Used hospital-approved devices and techniques to transport and lift patients.
  • Responded to call lights and completed frequent rounds to meet patients' needs.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Greeted patients, answered questions and scheduled appointments.
  • Monitored, maintained and calibrated medical equipment daily.
  • Corresponded with patients through phone, fax, email and in person to schedule appointments and answer inquiries.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Supported unit efficiency by maintaining current and accurate clerical paperwork.
  • Implemented creative activities to emotionally support patients throughout medical treatment.
  • Counseled patients on pain management, treatment procedures and physician instructions.
Patient Care Assistant, 04/2012 - 06/2016
Akron Children's Hospital , OH,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
  • 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.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Ambulated patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Used hospital-approved devices and techniques to transport and lift patients.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Supported unit efficiency by maintaining current and accurate clerical paperwork.
  • Obtained vital signs and collected biological samples to assist with diagnostic testing and ongoing assessments.
  • Implemented creative activities to emotionally support patients throughout medical treatment.
  • Collected and labeled specimens to prepare for delivery to laboratory.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Provided care, comfort and emotional support to children and adolescents facing serious illnesses and medical procedures.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Health Aide, Expected in 05/2018
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University of Education - Chadron, NE,
GPA:
Status -
  • Minor in [Subject]

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School Attended

  • University of Education

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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