pca resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Personal Care Aide experienced in assisting clients with mental impairments or physical limitations to manage everyday tasks. Skilled in geriatric care and providing companionship and direct assistance to cognitively impaired clients. Highly trained professional talented in Mental Health Analytical problem-solver providing expertise and enhance care. Responsible team player always willing to assume additional responsibility. I am efficient and reliable, and compassionate.

  • Sterilizing Equipment Use
  • Quality Patient Care
  • Linen Changing
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Patient Care Monitoring
  • Direct Supervision
  • Simple Dressings
  • Bathing and Dressing
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Admissions Support
  • Mental Health Care
  • Knowledge of State Regulations
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Medical Histories and Vital Statistics
  • Housekeeping Duties
  • Height and Weight Measurement
  • Patient Safety
  • Post-Mortem Care
  • Isolation Precautions
  • Acute and Rehabilitative Care
  • Assisting with Daily Living
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Creative Thinking
  • Performing EKGs
  • Lab Specimens and Collections
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Prioritizing Patients
  • Serving and Collecting Food Trays
  • Bed Making and Linen Changes
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Hazardous Waste and Disposal
  • Sharps Disposal
  • Tracking Symptoms
  • Treatment Room SJessication
  • Patient Care and Monitoring
  • Crutch Fitting
  • Patient Transport
  • Social Perceptiveness
Work History
11/2019 to Current
PCA Lake Health Willoughby, OH,
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status.
  • Collect and transports specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Monitor And perform glucose readings.
  • Manage crisis situations using time-out and verbal de-escalation of patients.
  • Provide Q15 checks on all patients.
  • Perform Contraband checks upon admission and accurately documenting pt belonging for discharge.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality HIPPA compliance.
  • Communicates with team members status of patients.
  • Document in electronic health record.
  • Provide direct care to Behavioral Health Patients.
  • Provide safety restraints When necessary.
  • Great communication with patients and families.
  • Ensures safety of patients with behavioral disorders.

06/2014 to 11/2020
Hospital Aide Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio Xenia, OH,
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Carried out day-to-day duties accurately and efficiently.
03/2008 to 06/2014
STNA Kindred Healthcare Cedar Rapids, IA,
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding all medical records.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Worked in a locked down unit with aggressive, and combative patients.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Worked in a rehabilitation unit, maintaining Patient safety.
Expected in 07/2012 to to
Certificate : STNA
Scioto County Career Technical Center - Lucasville, OH
  • Completed professional development in State Tested Nursing Assistant and received a license.

Expected in 05/1984 to to
Certificate Upon Completion : Accounting And Computer Science
Scioto County Career Technical Center - Lucasville, OH
  • Completed professional development in Business Accounting, Computer Science.
Expected in 05/1984 to to
High School Diploma:
Northwest High School - Lucasville, OH,
  • Classes studied Business Math, Science,
  • Awarded Diploma
  • Licensed State Tested Nurse Assistant
  • CPR First Aid Compliant
  • Covid and Flu Vaccinated
  • CPI training compliant
  • All yearly Certification training up to date.
  • 15 plus years of working in Mental Health

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School Attended

  • Scioto County Career Technical Center
  • Scioto County Career Technical Center
  • Northwest High School

Job Titles Held:

  • PCA
  • Hospital Aide
  • STNA


  • Certificate
  • Certificate Upon Completion
  • High School Diploma

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