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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Fully vaccinated Patient Care Associate with close to seven years of experience working with clients from diverse background and disabilities. who is also committed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in collecting specimens, obtaining vital signs, bathing client with limited mental and physical abilities, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, compassionate, and forward-thinking approach.

Skills
  • Mobility assistance
  • Adl care
  • Daily input and output monitoring
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Computer skills
  • Basic Life Support certified (Red Cross)
  • Perfom 12 lead ECGs
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Vital signs
  • Skin integrity check
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Feeding, grooming and bathing assistance
  • Disease Prevention and Management
  • Phlebotomy
  • Fluent in French and Creole
Experience
07/2021 to Current Patient Care Associate Lifepoint Hospitals | Elko, NV,
  • Assist patients with bathing, oral hygiene, and shaving to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Administer continuous and 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring.
  • Obtain patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Use mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Document patient intake and dietary requirements and aide with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assist with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Check, test and maintain cardiology equipment to uphold optimal diagnostic standards.
  • Set up equipment to prepare for patient procedures and tests.
  • Obtain blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Support healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Promote patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Verify collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Utilize calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Update patient charts while maintaining client confidentiality.
10/2017 to 02/2021 Direct Support Professional Pathpoint | Santa Clarita, CA,
  • Prevented client injuries by providing necessary monitoring and appropriate supports.
  • Documented current client information to update supervising Nurses, including vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep clients' bed clean.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
    Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity,
    eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.
  • Assisted clients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Documented information in client's charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Ambulated clients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
04/2014 to 06/2017 Home Health Aide Kaiser Permanente | Downey, CA,
  • Helped transition client between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Assisted elderly clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Assisted clients with such tasks as showering and feeding each morning to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed clients with very limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Greeted clients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Positioned client for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
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04/2013 to 04/2014 Home Health Aide Kaiser Permanente | Harbor City, CA,
  • Assisted elderly and bedridden clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care
  • Assisted clients 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
  • Dressed, groomed and fed clients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed array of other household chores to assist clients
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
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Education and Training
Expected in to to | Liberal Arts And General Studies LaGuardia Community College Of The City University Of New York, Long Island City, NY GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Phlebotomist, IGNANS institute of vocational training - 2020
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Royal learning institute - 2020
  • Certified EKG Technician, IGBANS Institute of vocational training - 2020
  • Certified Patient Care Technician, IGNANS institute of vocational training- 2021
  • Basic Life Support Certified, American Red Cross - 2020

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School Attended

  • LaGuardia Community College Of The City University Of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Associate
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Home Health Aide
  • Home Health Aide

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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