patient care assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Service-oriented and resourceful with in-depth clinical skills and assessment training. Support patient personal care and hygiene needs with diligent assistance. Organized in keeping supplies stocked and equipment sterilized for use. Collaborative patient care assistant dedicated to supporting patients in feeling secure and comfortable. Responsible team member always willing to assume additional responsibility. Motivated patient care assistant knowledgeable in healthcare management, hospital operations and regulatory compliance. Talent for overseeing multiple tasks while maintaining quality care. Hardworking and diligent with passion for patient advocacy. Dedicated medical professional with a diligent work ethic and promising leadership skills. Prioritizes safety precautions and procedures to ensure the safety of patients and staff alike.

  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Sound Judgment
  • Emergency Response
  • Patient Lifting
  • Equipment Cleaning and Inspection
  • Repair and Maintenance Documentation
  • Active Listening
  • Service-Oriented
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Patient Feeding
  • Specimen Transportation
  • General Housekeeping
  • Medical Supply Stocking
  • Vital Statistics Recording
  • Serving and Collecting Food Trays
  • Activities of Daily Living ADL Assistance
  • Environmental Policies Compliance
  • Computer Literacy
  • Patient Relations
  • Patient Safety
Work History
Patient Care Assistant, 12/2020 to 06/2023
Ascension Health, ,
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team productivity.
  • Warmly greeted patients and visitors and made each feel welcome.
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient data and condition at all times to safeguard health information.
  • Collected laboratory specimens for nurse and send them off for laboratory testing.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve skills.
  • Care for a minimum of 8 patients during a 12-hour day shift.
  • Care for a minimum of 15 patients during a 12-hour night shift
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Attended to patient and family's immediate needs and concerns by acknowledging and providing required attention.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
  • Supported patient mobility needs with correct assistive devices and proper body mechanics to prevent injuries.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Gathered medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Upheld confidentiality requirements and regulatory compliance guidelines.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep, and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Helped enhance unit operations by continuously delivering accurate, efficient care and maintaining performance objectives.
  • Transported food trays and aided with feeding.
  • Reassured patients by explaining medical practices and processes in easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Aided physicians in wound care and patient assessments.
  • Responded to in-person and telephone requests for information to support office staff.
  • Coached patients and caregivers on treatment processes, hospital policies, medication hazards, specific diets and doctor advice.
  • Oversaw work of nursing student technicians and externs to educate on proper procedures and how to prioritize care tasks.
  • Completed consistent rounds at beginning and end of shifts to effectively hand off patients to incoming nurses.
  • Oriented new staff to facility and policies governing nursing staff and patient care.
  • Protected patients' dignity, rights and safety while providing students numerous learning opportunities each day.
  • Educated more than Number new CNAs in quality patient care.
  • Reviewed documentation and activities of student CNAs and corrected insufficient or harmful actions.
  • Determined readiness of each CNA to take on additional responsibility and work independently based on multi-factor analyses.
  • Worked collaboratively to teach new nursing staff how to work with team members and freely report problems.
  • Completed activities of daily living for patients unable to self-care, and assisted those with limited mobility in completing tasks.
  • Changed linens in rooms, keeping spaces fresh and clean for patient health and satisfaction.
  • Documented patient information and care activities in electronic health record.
  • Assisted nursing staff with completing daily rounds, documenting vital signs and answering calls.
  • Helped patients with self-feeding and assisted feeding, based on individual needs.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Responded to patient requests for supplies and personal comfort items such as extra blankets.
  • Helped patients complete range of motion exercises to prevent loss of function during care.
  • Upheld infection control and prevention policies across different patient-facing areas.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Observed patients under care conditions to help identify symptoms, responses to treatments and progress with goals.
  • Followed directions of licensed nurses to administer medications and treatments.
  • Supported needs of Number+ residents under long-term care.
  • Delivered high-quality care to Type patients in hospital facility.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
Store Technician, 04/2019 to 12/2020
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, ,
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items.
  • Achieved and maintained customer loyalty by forging long-term relationships based on prompt and courteous service.
  • Determined causes of discrepancies to make appropriate adjustments to correct inventory records and documents.
  • Used identification tags, stamps and electronic marking tools to mark stock items.
  • Monitored and replenished supplies and reagents to enable smoother workflows and eliminate delays.
  • Interacted effectively with nurses, unit coordinators , staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
  • Performed bi-annual inventory counts
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in store
  • Used identification tags, stamps and electronic marking tools to mark stock items
  • Was responsible for eight to 14 supply rooms around UMC
  • Supplied at least 20 different departments
Cashier, 07/2017 to 11/2019
Exxon Tigermart 3, ,
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintained cash drawer of $200.00 or more per shift.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
: Kinesiology , Expected in
Angelo State University - San Angelo, Tx,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011
Italy High School - Italy Texas,
  • CNA - Certified Nurse Assistant
  • CPCT/A - Patient Care Technician/Assistant
  • PT - Phlebotomy Technician
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • Angelo State University
  • Italy High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Store Technician
  • Cashier


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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