patient care assistant resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Committed Healthcare professional bringing [Number] years of proven success in healthcare roles. Dedicated to providing client safety and comfort through continuous focused care. Skilled in assisting with daily living activities and meal preparation with passion for community contribution.

Dedicated Caregiver highly experienced in addressing both physical and emotional patent needs. Familiar with scheduling and managing appointments, coordinating household support and offering caring companionship. Well-organized with medications and physically fit to handle any client need.

Friendly professional commended as physically strong, patient individual with calm demeanor. In-depth understanding of medical terminology, medical tools and equipment operations, including [Type] and [Type] equipment operations. Committed to providing top-notch care to disabled, impaired and chronically ill individuals.

Compassionate [Job Title] certified in [Area of Certification] and [Area of Certification]. Accommodating and respectful professional with over [Number] years of hands-on experience providing companionship and emotional support to patients. Proficient in documenting vital statistics and health metrics.

Dedicated worker passionate about helping others live fulfilling lives by providing personal assistance and care in managing various health-related conditions. Knowledgeable about managing medications, appointments and social events. Well-organized and compassionate with good relationship-building abilities.

  • First aid and safety
  • Classroom management
  • Compassionate client care
  • Records maintenance
  • Quality program protocols
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Care plan management
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Patient relations
  • Able to lift [Number] pounds
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Quick problem solver
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Preparing meals
  • Community integration
  • Community activities
  • Client documentation
Patient Care Assistant, 07/2019 to Current
Copley HospitalMorrisville, VT,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks, including [Action] and [Action] to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Provided care, comfort and emotional support to children and adolescents facing serious illnesses and medical procedures.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Implemented creative activities to emotionally support patients throughout medical treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Counseled patients on pain management best practices, including treatment procedures, disease prevention, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • 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.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Obtained vital signs and collected biological samples to assist with diagnostic testing and ongoing assessments.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Used hospital devices, including [Type] and [Type] devices to transport and lift patients.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation or entertainment.
Medical Assistant, 01/2008 to 01/2017
Treasure Coast Community Health, Inc.Fellsmere, FL,
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Scheduled surgeries by making arrangements with surgical center and verifying times with patients, preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.
  • Recorded patient histories and filed supporting clinical data and diagnosis.
  • Verified type of radiology procedure prior to exams using HIPAA guidelines for two identifiers.
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests, such as taking blood pressure, weight and temperature, accurately recording results in patient history summary.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, taking vital signs and updating medical histories.
  • Interviewed patients to verify information, record medical history and confirm purpose of visit.
  • Completed basic physical assessments of [Type] and [Type] patients to provide optimal care.
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations.
  • Cleaned and disinfected chairs and equipment according to facility policy.
  • Coordinated and executed proper medical waste disposal.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team efficiency.
  • Completed clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Carefully prepared, reviewed and submitted patient statements.
  • Communicated with medical transcriptionists regarding patient medical records.
Teacher Assistant, 08/2006 to 01/2013
California Connections Academy - Kern CountyAZ, State,
  • Supervised [Number] students on field trips by performing head counts and maintaining group proximity to account for all children in busy, public environments.
  • Assisted in development screenings to measure students' motor, language, and emotional skills.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Assisted teacher in monitoring students' progress using [Type] method and by reviewing test scores and classwork.
  • Contributed to positive, educational setting by delivering gentle discipline and promoting student success.
  • Drove social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development through age-appropriate enrichment activities.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and [Location] to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Tutored and supported students individually and in groups of up to [Number] by reteaching and reviewing lesson concepts and [Action].
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Organized and distributed learning materials like homework, textbooks and classroom supplies.
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Collaborated with teacher to devise and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligning with school's philosophy and mission.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Participated in meetings with parents concerning child's progress and areas of concern during parent-teacher conferences.
  • Managed daily attendance and reported absences and tardies to [Job title] for parental notification.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Prepared lesson materials and visual aids to reinforce lesson concepts.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
  • Used [Type] exercises and repetition to assist students in learning foundational educational concepts.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Kept students safe inside and outside classrooms by proactively monitoring behaviors and tracking student movements, safety hazards and visitors.
  • Assisted teachers with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Took attendance, graded assignments, and maintained routine student records.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
Education and Training
: PCA, Expected in 03/2018 to Career Academy - Memphis,tn,
: Nursing, Expected in to Boston College - Chestnut Hill, MA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2008 to West Roxbury Academy - West Roxbury, MA
Certified Medical Assistant: Medical Assisting, Expected in 09/2009 to Everest College - Boston, MA,
  • First aid and CPR certified

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School Attended

  • Career Academy
  • Boston College
  • West Roxbury Academy
  • Everest College

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Teacher Assistant


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Medical Assistant

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