personal care assistant resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Proactive Personal Care Assistant eager to apply aptitude for building client rapport through compassionate care and communication. Dedicated to resolving client challenges by creating foundation of healthy habits to increase independence and comfort. Committed to progressing clients' journeys to optimal treatment outcomes.

  • Medication management
  • Compassionate patient care
  • First-aid and CPR
  • Meal planning
  • Household organization
  • Behavior redirection
  • Client relationship management
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Community activities
  • Client documentation
  • Community integration
  • First aid and safety
  • Compassionate client care
  • Care plan management
  • Case management experience
  • Records maintenance
Education and Training
High School of Commerce Springfield, MA Expected in 06/2007 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Bayada Home Health Care - Personal Care Assistant
Dallas, NC, 08/2019 - 03/2022
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
  • Provided ongoing compassionate patient care for each client.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Completed scheduled patient check-ins and progress reports for clients.
  • Coordinated patient care plans with doctors and registered nurses and communicated treatment steps to patients.
  • Met with various caregivers to promote continuous professional development and implement quality treatment strategies.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Worked closely with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans.
  • Supported bathing, dressing and personal care needs.
  • Followed safe lifting and transferring techniques to transport residents.
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
Ymca Of Greater Seattle - Aquatics Supervisor
Sammamish, WA, 05/2009 - 08/2015
  • Managed [Timeframe] aquatic staff meetings and in-service trainings to mentor team members.
  • Maintained pool, pump room and environment, adhering to standards in safety, cleanliness and appearance.
  • Documented aquatic staff disciplinary action and implemented corrective plans.
  • Integrated immediate remediation and restoration for maintenance and operational barriers to maintain safe aquatic environment.
  • Planned and implemented special events to draw in new members and boost revenue.
  • Supervised lifeguards, maintaining employee files with up-to-date CPR, first aid, AED and spinal injury management certifications.
  • Conducted lifeguard, swim lesson instructor and safety certification training.
  • Performed safety drills and audits with monthly meetings and training.
  • Monitored pH and alkalinity of water in pool to maintain optimal levels for swimmer safety.
  • Evaluated delivery and effectiveness of staff to maintain quality aquatic programs.
  • Enhanced learning and dive skill development through interactive games and activities.
  • Facilitated fun activities and games to enhance learning and mastering of dive skills.
  • Sought out opportunities to improve service levels and corrected problems.
  • Evaluated programs and services, identified community needs and recommended new offerings to maximize ongoing success and participation.
  • Supervised material acquisition, setup and teardown for periodic and special events.
  • Backed up staff completing difficult or complex tasks and empowered team members to independently handle most issues.
  • Assigned work to team members and evaluated performance against standards.
  • Managed supply inventory for team and distributed resources to meet demand.
  • Resolved guest and associate concerns and established and maintained mutually respectful working relationships with other departments.
  • Initiated creative ideas and kept recreation programs entertaining and refreshing.
  • Helped recruit, hire and train department employees.
Franchise - McDonald's
City, STATE, -
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Completed side tasks by restocking condiments and cleaning refrigerators.
  • Processed transactions and made change for cash payments or accepted credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils.
  • Followed company safety standards for food quality and sanitation procedures.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks by following company guidelines.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Recorded customer orders and communicated clearly to confirm each order.
  • Quickly and efficiently processed payments and made accurate change.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Worked with teammates and openly invited coaching from management team.
  • Answered customer questions about food preparation, responding to ingredient and allergen concerns.
  • Prepared items according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders.
  • Made and served coffee, tea and fountain drinks.
  • Built brand loyalty and accomplished customer satisfaction by working well with other food service team members.
  • Promoted food items, beverages and desserts to increase sales.
  • Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers for easy transport.
  • Mastered point-of-service computer system for automated order taking.
  • Modified requested menu items in POS system to customize orders.
  • Reviewed contents on food trays to check complete order.
  • Operated grills, deep fryers and griddles safely to avoid accidents or injury.
  • Served orders to customers at windows, counters and tables.
  • Reported food inventory and supplies to management to reorder and maintain adequate stock.
  • Measured ingredients according to specified recipes to reduce waste.
  • Assisted management with monthly inventory control and weekly stock ordering.
  • Promptly reported complaints to supervisor for quick, efficient resolution.
  • Scheduled equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.

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School Attended

  • High School of Commerce

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Aquatics Supervisor
  • McDonald's


  • High School Diploma

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