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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Hardworking and passionate experienced non-medical Care Provider offering over 13 years of expertise providing in-home care. Complete domestic duties, help patients with self-care, hygiene and provide companionship. Skill with anticipating and proactively addressing client needs. Friendly and engaging with strong attention to detail. Seeking to maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges, utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills eager to secure entry-level Patient Safety Sitter position. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

Skills
  • Patient-Focused Care and Monitoring
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Assistance
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Direct Supervision and Feeding Assistance with Attention to Special Dietary Requirements
  • Hoyer Lifting Equipment
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Clean Living Spaces and General Housekeeping
  • Mobility Assistance Aptitude and Fall Prevention
  • Patient Positioning Understanding
  • Positive Reinforcement Methods and Behavior Redirection
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Social Perceptiveness Cultural Awareness
  • Palliative Special Needs Disabled and Elderly Clients
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Strong ethics Dependable and Responsible and Adaptable Under Pressure
  • Active Listening and Observational Skills
  • Respectful and Compassionate uses Tactful Communication
  • Behavioral Management
  • Patient Care
  • Progress Documentation
  • First Aid And Safety
Education
Las Vegas High School Las Vegas, NV Expected in 05/1993 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Addus Homecare Corporation - Personal Care Assistant
Cleveland, OH, Las Vegas, NV 12/2019 - Current
  • Determined definitive needs and provided most appropriate individual care plans for clients based on specific needs and level of services necessary. Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes. Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse or supervisor
  • Maintained routine and order. Scheduled and coordinated appointments. Structured days with time management to increase productivity and accomplishments.
  • Transported patients to and from medical and social appointments, events and activities. Ran errands, picked up other necessities and shopping trips with safety and efficiency. Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment to promote patient safety and comfort. Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean
  • Guided patients to restroom to support bladder and bowel relief requirements. Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing as required.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks. to support healthy built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Applied oxygen via nasal cannula, simple masks and nebulizer masks under direction of nurse in charge.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care. Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship. Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Researched and recommended community resources to meet clients' needs.
Lhc Group - Private Caregiver
Dry Fork, VA, Las Vegas, NV 02/2011 - 05/2016
  • Developed rapport to create and build strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship creating safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by bathing dressing, personal grooming, oral hygiene and toileting patients
  • Maintained clean, safe, and well-organized patient environment.
  • Planned, prepared, and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from daily activities. Provided safe mobility support to help patients personal use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments and shopping trips
  • Changed dressings, bandages, and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Protected privacy and delivered comfort to preserve dignity of dying patient and family members.
  • Assisted with end-of-life care.
Lhc Group - Private Caregiver, Special Needs Child
Durham, NC, Las Vegas, NV 04/2010 - 03/2011
  • Delivered empathetic care for children with developmental disabilities, acquired illnesses or injuries. Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship. Offered respite care for families to support well-being and prevent burnout
  • Assistance to individuals with disabilities by helping with activities of daily living. Implemented daily routines and activities to stimulate and engage individual. Provided personal care to maintain hygiene and prevent health problems. Assisted in potty training and toilet hygiene, bathing, dressing, grooming and dental care..
  • Encouraged children's emotional and social development. Created, developed and introduced activities and lessons to promote physical and emotional development. Read stories, sang songs and facilitated creative play for language development. Engaged in recreational and leisure indoor and outdoor activities to promote socialization and improve quality of life. Games puzzles and crafts to help develop gross and fine motor skills. Monitored children's activities to verify safety and wellbeing
  • Helped with home management tasks, routine cleaning, ran errands and did shopping, Maintained clean and safe environment to prevent accidents and promote health.
  • Prepared healthy appetizing Meals and snacks to intice and monitor intake to help patients achieve nutritional and hydration objectives. Dispensed mediation according to Physicians instructions.
  • Transported individual to appointments and activities to facilitate access to healthcare and community engagement.
Keith Gardener And Doris Gardener - Private Caregiver
City, STATE, Las Vegas, NM 03/2009 - 04/2010
  • Developed and implemented care plans for clients. Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for both clients. Offered companionship and kindness to elderly patients. Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing, and oral hygiene care in private residence. Guided patients to restroom to support bladder and bowel relief requirements.
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments, and shopping trips.
  • Maintained clean, safe, and well-organized patient environment. Replaced bandages dressings and binders to care for wounds and encourage healing.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands, and household chores. Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Communicated regularly with clients' families to provide updates on health and wellbeing.
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Las Vegas High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Private Caregiver
  • Private Caregiver, Special Needs Child
  • Private Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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