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Pca resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Caring Patient Care Aide with attention to detail and great compassion. Assists nurses and carries out assigned care work with energy and enthusiasm for helping patients, and always ready to learn new skills. Hardworking PCA bringing proven direct support experience developed during healthcare career. Knowledgeable about paperwork procedures, mobility assistance and documentation requirements. Team-oriented and adaptable to changing needs.

Skills
  • Clinical training
  • Ambulation
  • Vitals monitoring
  • Emergency response
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Meal preparation
  • Infection control standards
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Specimen collection
  • Patient lifting
  • Vitals assessments
  • Emergency protocols
  • Emergency procedures
Education and Training
Jefferson Community College Louisville, KY, Expected in 12/2021 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Morehead State University Morehead, KY Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
Shawnee High School Louisville, KY, Expected in 06/2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Absolut Care - PCA
Buffalo, NY, 11/2020 - Current
  • Helped patients' feel independent and dignified by assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs).
  • Completed frequent cleaning and sanitizing to maintain healthy environment for patients.
  • Planned and prepared meals meeting patients' nutritional requirements.
  • Responded to patient emergencies and physically stressful situations to restore calm or administer treatments.
  • Monitored, measured and documented patients' vital signs in Powerchart .
  • Assisted nursing staff with diverse care needs of surgery patients.
  • 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.
  • Kept instruments and equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
Marquis Companies - CNA
Springfield, OR, 06/2017 - 11/2020
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Assisted patients during ambulation and moved from one place to another by pushing wheelchairs.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Maintained clean and neat environment in patient care area, checked and restocked supplies and handled linen management and trash removal.
  • Guaranteed accurate, timely flow of information by maintaining patient charts and updating healthcare team on patient status.
Canyon Ranch - Medical Assistant
Las Vegas, NV, 04/2005 - 08/2010
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Coordinated and executed medical waste disposal according to governmental and organizational standards.
Accomplishments

I received a Bee Award from my current job. Which is the Beyond Exceptional Expectations Award. I always go over and beyond when it comes to patient care and patient needs. i do whatever it takes to make the hospital stay run smoothly for the patient as well as their family. I am also a huge support to the nursing staff.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Jefferson Community College
  • Morehead State University
  • Shawnee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • PCA
  • CNA
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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