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patient care assistant resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

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.

Skills
  • Healthcare operations
  • Insurance practices
  • Patient Care
  • Multitasking ability
  • Documentation
  • Database coordination
  • Organizational standards
  • Organizational skills
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Medical terminology
Education
Perryville High School Perryville, MD Expected in 06/1985 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Cecil Community College North East, MD Expected in Certificate : Medical Terminology - GPA :
Certifications
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Work History
Banner Health - Patient Care Assistant
Tempe, AZ, 02/2020 - Current
  • Collected vitals and biological samples to support diagnostic plans and ongoing assessment strategies
  • Monitored ongoing care and proactively corrected problems
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Updated documentation and reports detailing patient activities, care actions and hospital determinations
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection
  • Coordinated charitable, government and community resources for patients
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • 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
  • Helped enhance unit operations by continuously delivering accurate, efficient care and maintaining performance objectives
  • Upheld confidentiality requirements and regulatory compliance guidelines in all areas
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient data and condition at all times to safeguard health information
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to RN
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements
  • Assessed patients to gather medical information including weight and height measurements and vital signs to assist RN with patient care initiatives
Mount Sinai Medical Center Of Miami Beach - Patient Care Technician
Hialeah, FL, 06/2017 - 02/2020
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands
  • Documented observations and baseline measurements in medical records
  • Organized and maintained general supply storage areas
  • Maintained, sanitized and cleaned equipment and instruments to meet patient needs
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to RN
  • Assisted in providing patients with nutritional needs by transporting food trays and aiding with feeding
  • Organized medical charts for patients by assembling new admission pages and adding appropriate pages to charts
  • Provided care for patients based on physical, psychological, educational and safety criteria
Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons - Team Leader Data Entry
Stow, OH, 07/2004 - 06/2017
  • Increased data-entry productivity by maintaining detailed logs of data projects, identifying issues and improving them.
  • Evaluated source documents to locate information needed for each data entry field.
  • Added documents to file records and created new records to support filing needs.
  • Managed documents by organizing forms, making photocopies, filing records, preparing correspondence and creating reports.
  • Entered numerical data into databases with speed and accuracy using 10-key pad.
  • Scanned documents and saved in database to keep records of essential organizational information.
  • Outlined appropriate processes and procedures to fulfill and complete inquiries.
  • Kept optimal quality levels to prevent critical errors and support team performance targets.
  • Obtained scanned records and uploaded into database.
  • Managed large data projects, including workflow scheduling, data entry and accuracy verification.
Harford Memorial Hospital - Patient Care Technician
City, STATE, 07/2004 - 06/2017
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Supported patient admissions, discharges and transfers to promote team efficiency
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands
  • Documented observations and baseline measurements in medical records
  • Organized and maintained general supply storage areas
  • Maintained, sanitized and cleaned equipment and instruments to meet patient needs
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living under guidance of RN
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to RN
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance
  • Assisted in providing patients with nutritional needs by transporting food trays and aiding with feeding
  • Provided care for patients based on physical, psychological, educational and safety criteria

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Perryville High School
  • Cecil Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Team Leader Data Entry
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate

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