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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • resumesample@example.com
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Professional Summary

Completed all training courses and hourly clinicals for both CMA and CNA but did not complete the state tests.

Skills
  • Quality Patient Care
  • Patient Lifting
  • Equipment Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Community Activities
  • Equipment Cleaning and Inspection
  • Linen Changing
  • Patient Transport
  • Medical Equipment Transport
  • Mental Health Care
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Mobility Devices
  • Medical Histories and Vital Statistics
  • Medical Supply Monitoring
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Bathing and Dressing
  • Folding Clothing
  • Client Documentation
  • Direct Supervision
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Individual Service Plans
  • Emotional Support
  • Simple Dressings
  • Patient Safety
  • Knowledge of State Regulations
  • Foley Catheter Insertion and Removal
  • Height and Weight Measurement
  • Healthy Meal Preparation
  • General Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping Duties
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Assisting with Daily Living
  • Bed Making and Linen Changes
  • Machine Preparation
  • Medical Supply Stocking
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Assistance
  • Lab Specimens and Collections
  • Vital Statistics Recording
  • Medical Waste Disposal
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Vitals Collection
  • Senior Care
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Memory Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Autism Experience
  • Child Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Phlebotomy
  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Prescription Interpretation
  • Output Monitoring and Reporting
  • Oxygen Initiation
Work History
PCA, 02/2022 - 04/2022
Centura Health Greenwood Village, CO,
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • 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.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
Caregiver, 08/2017 - 01/2022
Wesleylife Des Moines, IA,
  • Assisted with dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation and medication reminders.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
In-Home Caregiver, 08/2019 - 08/2021
Bayada Home Health Care Astoria, NY,
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing daily tasks, reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients to promote better nutrition.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients to address concerns and protect each person from harm.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
  • Administered medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Trained new caregivers in agency policies and proper methods to meet clients' needs.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Completed medical and program reports and maintained records following clinic standard operating procedures.
Education
GED: , Expected in 08/2018
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Pinellas County Job Corps Center - St. Petersburg, FL,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • MEDICAL HIPAA & OSHA TRAINING BLOODBORNE PATHEGON SAFETY TRAINING
  • THE YOUNG MINDS/HIV CLASS
  • APD DIRECT CARE CORE COMPETENCIES COURSE
  • APD ZERO TOLERANCE COURSE
  • CARING FOR THE PERSON RECOVERING FROM HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT
  • HOME HEALTH AIDE
  • NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF OBSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION
  • WHO CARES FOR THE CAREGIVER
  • TUBERCULOSIS UPDATE
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE FROM A TO Z
  • HOME CARE SAFETY
  • PREVENTING FALLS IN THE ELDERLY
  • RECOGNIZING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE A GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERS
  • THE CHALLENGE OF DEMENTIA
  • SUCCESS OVER STRESS
  • CARING FOR THE PERSON RECOVERING FROM STRESS
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MISUSE IN THE OLDER CLIENT
  • RESPONDING TO THE SPIRITUAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL NEEDS OF THOSE IN YOUR CARE
  • IMPROVING COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR BETTER CARE
  • PROVIDING CONTINUITY OF CARE-DEATH,DYING AND GRIEF
  • CARING FOR THE PERSON WITH ALZHEIMERS OR DEMNTIA
  • WORKING SAFELY:BODY MECHANICS IN HEALTHCARE
  • UNDERSTANDING YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVATE
  • WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR
  • PRESERVING DIGNITY FOR PEOPLE IN YOUR CARE
  • SAFESTAFF FOODHANDLER TRAINING PROGRAM
  • NHA CERTIFIED CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
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School Attended

  • Pinellas County Job Corps Center

Job Titles Held:

  • PCA
  • Caregiver
  • In-Home Caregiver

Degrees

  • GED

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