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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I have been a dedicated professional working in geriatrics and heavy dementia care for twelve years. Currently I find myself wanting to challenge my other skills. Dementia care has provided me the chance to hone my organizational, interpersonal and time management skills. I am looking forward to putting these skills to use in a more demanding and professional environment.

Licenses

CPR certified through American Heart Association

Skill Highlights
  • Schedule management
  • Problem resolution
  • Self-starter
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Microsoft Office
  • Spreadsheet development
  • Employee training and development
  • Patient charting
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Charting expertise
  • Able to lift [50-100] pounds
  • Trained in grooming and bathing assistance
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Trained in catheter change and preparation
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Quick problem solver
  • Valid [state] driver's license
  • Reliable transportation
Professional Experience
Personal Assistant, 03/2012 - Current
9Round Fitness Pembroke Pines, FL,
  • Traveled with the manager to take notes and dictation at meetings. 
  •  Maintained household inventory and maintenance schedules.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.
  • Screened telephone calls and inquiries and directed them as appropriate.
  • Coordinated overnight travel arrangements and accommodations.
  • Researched and collected options for the best pricing on hotels, flights and home furnishings.
  • Organized personal and professional calendars and supplied reminders of upcoming meetings and events.
  • Typed documents, updated websites and compiled information for meetings.
  • Conducted extensive online and phone research.
  • Attended business meetings and took meeting minutes.
  • Handled all aspects of vehicle maintenance.
  • Organized work projects around client's house.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing correspondence, including mail, email and faxes.
Caregiver, 01/2012 - 04/2015
Sul Ross State University Alpine, TX,
  • Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Massaged patients and applied preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs and heat-lamp stimulation.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Collected urine and fecal samples.
  • Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.
  • Cleaned and organized patients’ living quarters.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.
  • Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
  • Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Assisted in application of traction devices.
  • Obtained and set up suction equipment.
  • Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests.
  • Provided personal nursing care in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures.
  • Tended to patients with chronic illnesses.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter insertion.
  • Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.
  • Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.
  • Assisted with ADLs.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.
  • Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.
  • Administered simple range of motion exercises.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.
  • Promoted personal and co-worker safety.
  • Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas.
  • Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
Caregiver, 03/2010 - 04/2015
Sul Ross State University Alpine, TX,
  • Assist with all activities of daily living.
  • Medication administration and documentation.
  • Maintain orderly household.
  • Plan and prepare all meals.
  • Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
  • Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas.
  • Promoted personal and co-worker safety.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Administered simple range of motion exercises.
  • Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.
  • Documented resident records on daily flow sheets.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning rectal tube, G-tube, J-tube, and regular catheter insertion.
  • Tended to patients with chronic illnesses.
  • Charted daily information on the residents such as mood changes, mobility activity, eating percentages, and daily inputs and outputs.
  • Provided personal nursing care in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
  • Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Cleaned and organized patients’ living quarters.
  • Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Collected urine and fecal samples.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Massaged patients and applied preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs and heat-lamp stimulation.
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.
Resident Services Coordinator, 06/2007 - 01/2011
Aspen Valley Hospital Vail, CO,
  • Oatfield Estates (Milwaukie Oregon) · Elected to RSC (Resident services coordinator) Duties included staff management.
  • Dr. Communication, assembly of service plans and family communication.
  • Ordering of medications and house supplies on a weekly basis.
  • House maintenance and management.
  • Keeping a watchful eye out for harmful medication interactions and precise documentation of said interactions.
  • Medication administration and documentation.
  • Assist with all Activities of Daily Living.
  • Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.
  • Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas.Promoted personal and co-worker safety.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
Caregiver, 2003 - 2006
Sul Ross State University Alpine, TX,
  • Jana Richmond (Mollala Oregon) · Assist with all activities of daily living for a patient with a traumatic brain injury.
  • Medication administration and documentation.
  • Coordination with patients Primary Care Physician, Occupational and Physical therapists regarding patients care plan.
  • Wound care and infection control.
  • Continuous documentation of shunt activity.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: Computer Science, Expected in February 2006
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Clackamas Community College - Clackamas, OR
GPA:

Computer Science Learning the basics of Unix.

Skills

Documentation, Medication administration, Organization skills, Primary Care, Problem solving, Staff management, Wound care

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School Attended

  • Clackamas Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Caregiver
  • Caregiver
  • Resident Services Coordinator
  • Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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