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patient care assistant resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Qualified Personal Care professional specializing in helping clients with medication concerns and management. Skilled at providing mobility and personal care support, administering medications and organizing appointments. Diligent about keeping personal areas clean and organized for client safety.

Dependable worker with great experience qualification and 11 years of related experience. Knowledgeable about basic resuscitation techniques and vitals monitoring. Skillfully provide personal and mobility assistance to diverse patients.

Patient-focused Medication Aide with exceptional listening and communication traits. Energetic and amicable with advanced understanding of medications, possible side effects and adverse reactions. Knowledge of applying topical, oral, nasal and sublingual medications. Highly skilled in monitoring vital signs, both post and pre-medication administration.

Hardworking Feeder with exceptional track record of reliable attendance and high-quality work. Strong collaboration skills to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress environments.

Skills
  • Client documentation
  • Compassionate client care
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Administering medication
  • Behavior redirection
  • Quality program protocols
  • Therapy planning
  • Software upgrades
  • Planning and execution
  • Quality assurance
  • Ingredient mixing
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Clinical training
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Infection control standards
  • Vitals assessments
  • Specimen collection
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Medication administration
  • Emergency procedures
  • Patient lifting
  • Emergency protocols
  • Customer service
  • Team management
  • Teambuilding
Education and Training
Wilkinson County High School Irwinton, GA Expected in 05/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
American Professional Institue Macon, Ga, Expected in : Medical Billing And Coding - GPA :
Central Georgia Technical College/ Macon, GA Expected in : Licensed Practical Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Mercy Healthcare - Patient Care Technician
Springfield, MO, 01/2021 - Current
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Delivered outstanding care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria for 15 patients.
  • Monitored and charted fluid intake and output to stay current on patient conditions.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
Kaiser Permanente - Patient Care Assistant
Gardena, CA, 12/2018 - 05/2021
  • Secured qualified assistance for patient emergencies to optimize outcomes.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks, including to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Assisted with patient admission, discharge and transfer to maximize facility efficiency.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in per- and post-operative situations.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Monitored and charted fluid intake and output to stay current on patient conditions.
  • Facilitated flow of patients through facility by accurately transferring and discharging patients in appropriate systems with.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
Brightspring Health Services - Direct Support Professional
Shallotte, NC, 09/2014 - Current
  • Helped patients adjust to hospital routines and thrive in structured environments.
  • Administered medications, collected specimens or drew blood to assist with diagnostic and treatment protocols.
  • Documented current patient information to update supervising s, including vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive mental healthcare to patients.
  • Prevented patient injuries by providing necessary restraints and appropriate supports.
  • Completed data entries in charts and logbooks to document client progress.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
Phoenix Home Care And Hospice - Home Caregiver
Miami, OK, 10/2008 - 12/2016
  • Completed data entries in charts and logbooks to document client progress.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
Mercy Healthcare - Patient Care Technician
Oklahoma City, OK, 07/2014 - 07/2016
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights to provide physical and emotional support.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Monitored and charted fluid intake and output to stay current on patient conditions.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Safely transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
Lhc Group - Private Caregiver
Owings Mills, MD, 05/2021 - Current
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Recorded patient temperature, pulse and blood pressure to monitor health and well-being.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Ambulated individuals around home, public and medical locations.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
Accomplishments
  • Documentation - Wrote and edited documents to keep staff informed on policies and procedures.
  • Process Improvement - Created new departmental procedures manual.Assessed organizational training needs.
  • Protective Services - Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wilkinson County High School
  • American Professional Institue
  • Central Georgia Technical College/

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Home Caregiver
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Private Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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