personal care assistant resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Teacher with 10+ years of experience working as a Senior Content Analyst/Medical Copyeditor. Well-versed in all facets of online production from content development to publication. Proven history of exercising sound editorial judgment and maintaining deadlines. Aptitude for guiding writers and contributors to deliver exceptional content and performance.

  • Teleconferencing and videoconferencing
  • Microsoft Office, SharePoint
  • Content management systems, Help systems
  • Oxygen editorial software - xml, DITA
  • Database clean up and management
  • Formatting of tables, images, linking
  • Applying house style, AMA style
  • Spelling, punctuation and syntax
  • Proofreading
  • Error Correction
  • Readability Improvement
  • Publishing of online content
  • Time management
  • File and records management, Version management
  • Mentoring, on boarding, training
  • Communicating and collaborating
  • Deadline attainment
10/2021 to Current Personal Care Assistant Accurate Home Care | Rockford, MN,
  • Live-in caregiver/personal assistant/representative payee to 78-year-old woman on oxygen with lung tumor and heart failure
    • administering medication, wound care (bed sores)/skin care management
    • assisting with bathing, grooming, toileting
    • housecleaning, laundry
    • running errands, mail/bills, banking
    • grocery shopping, preparing/serving meals
    • providing companionship
  • Member 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Massachusetts Division
04/2021 to 09/2021 Preschool Assistant Teacher Little Sprouts | Hingham, MA,
  • Acted as floater in building consisting of toddler, preschool and prekindergarten classrooms.
  • Assisted with materials preparation, classroom set up and maintenance.
  • Supported lead teachers with daily classroom activities.
  • Supervised students during recess, lunch and nap time.
08/2020 to 04/2021 Preschool Assistant Teacher Little Sprouts | Medford, MA,
  • Assisted lead classroom teacher and co-teacher with executing center-based proprietary-approach program for toddler group of fifteen 18-month to 3.5-year-old children.
  • Worked with teaching staff to evaluate individual progress and recommend appropriate learning plans.
  • Used classroom observations to create written and photographic documentation of student performance.
  • Single-handedly provided all toileting for 15 toddlers ranging from diapering to potty training; successfully administered nap time for 3 toddlers.
  • Maintained tidy and clean classroom consistent with Covid safety and health standards.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Promoted physical, academic, and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities.
  • Applied play-based strategies to provide diverse approaches to learning.
05/2008 to 10/2019 Senior Medical Copyeditor EBSCO Information Services | City, STATE,
  • Hired on at EBSCO as administrative assistant for their proprietary medical product DynaMed, acting as executive assistant to founder/editor in chief, 7 managers/deputy editors while supporting a team of 45 med writers/editorial assistants. Grew into an assistant operations manager role and then an editorial operations manager role working alongside our technical operations team. Transitioned into a senior content analyst role that I created and then acted as a senior medical copyeditor across our medical products (ranging from consumer health to nursing, physician, pharmaceutical). On boarded new med writers, editorial assistants, and copy editors (introducing them to our house style, content management system, help system and editorial software). Acted as mentor to new copy editors, supporting a team of 5 in California, remotely; guiding them in application of AMA style.
  • Decided readiness of proprietary medical topics for online database publication and approved final versions.
  • Collaborated with med writers, editors and developers to execute successful content.
  • Produced high-quality article copy with Oxygen editorial software.
  • Enforced rules of style guides such as AMA and Chicago consistently to meet individual project requirements.
  • Copyedited a minimum of 10 pages per hour.
  • Developed and deepened positive relationships with writing, design and production team members to improve communication and collaboration on release projects.
  • Collaborated with writers to develop, strengthen and maintain house style and hone unique writing style.
  • Motivated staff to accomplish challenging objectives quickly to meet strict schedules.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1990 to to Master of Arts | Elementary Education Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY GPA:
Expected in 05/1989 to to Bachelor of Arts | Dual Major Elementary Education And Psychology Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY GPA:
Expected in to to | Kindergarten And Preschool Education Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA GPA:
  • Department of Early Education and Care Professional Qualifications Preschool Teacher Certification August 2021
  • Outstanding employee EBSCO Information Services
  • Medical Terminology Certificate
    May 2010
    Des Moines University - Online
  • American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid CPR AED 2021-2023

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School Attended

  • Hofstra University
  • Hofstra University
  • Northern Essex Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
  • Senior Medical Copyeditor


  • Master of Arts
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