Personal Care Assistant Resume Example

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

Committed Personal Care Assistant skilled in supervising and assisting clients with meal preparation and daily activities to promote independence. Caring and compassionate with proven history of positive client feedback. Dependable Personal Care Assistant eager to apply aptitude for organizing and managing client daily activities, nutrition needs and appointments. Well-versed in medication administration and basic medical care. Skilled Care Provider assisting elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities in-home or within care facility. Keep house by making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals. Advise families and healthcare team regarding health concerns, nutrition, cleanliness and household activities. Reliable personal care professional offering 36 years of superior performance in Personal Care Assistant roles. Skilled in caring for convalescent patients and catering to developmental and physical disabilities. Empathetic Care Worker with sensitive and compassionate approach to cultivating trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for residents. Offers enhanced care with flexible learning approach for patients. Experience in hospital and in-home settings providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support. Experienced PCA knowledgeable about safe patient ambulation, personal grooming assistance and housekeeping. Remains current on relevant medical conditions and working with qualified healthcare staff to maximize care. Devoted to patient physical comfort and emotional support. Direct care professional well-versed in assisting disabled individuals to meet medical and emotional needs. Trained in appointment, medication and household management. Devoted to providing companionship and attentive care.

  • Care plan assessment
  • State regulations knowledge
  • First aid and safety
  • Clinical quality program standards
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Patient Care
  • Tactful Communication
  • Patient Bathing
  • Compassionate Care
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Client rapport
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Behavior Management
  • Stress management
Work History
06/2005 to Current Personal Care Assistant Qtc Management, Inc. | Lenexa, KS,
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Helped clients with hygiene-related tasks such as brushing teeth, bathing, grooming and toileting.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Maintained strong connections within caregiver community to gain continuous knowledge.
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Scheduled daily and weekly care hours for client caseload.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
  • Transported clients to and from medical appointments with safety and efficiency.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Ran errands for customers, including shopping, and picking up other necessities.
  • Conferred with Providers to discuss patient condition and medical care, helping to optimize treatments and enhance outcomes.
  • Consulted with Medical Professionals to assess cases and enhance care.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Planned activities to encourage movement, stretching and strength building.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted any significant changes.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
02/2000 to Current Certified Nursing Assistant Ga Medgroup | Tyrone, GA,
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Cared for average of 10 to 20 patients per shift in Long Term Care and Rehab facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.15
  • .
  • Participated in several fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure to stay on top of symptoms and keep Charge nurses informed of changes.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
02/2000 to Current Central Supply Clerk Trio Healthcare | Martinsville, VA,
  • Completed weekly inventory counts of equipment on book for unit.
  • Reviewed order slips, picked products and staged merchandize to be shipped.
  • Disposed of damaged or defective items or coordinated returns to vendors for covered items.
  • Stocked shelves, racks, and cases with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Promoted warehouse safety by reporting or resolving safety hazards and observing OSHA guidelines.
  • Stocked shelves to match planogram images and instructions.
  • Filled shortages in available goods by requisitioning merchandise from suppliers based on space, demand, and current pricing.
  • Transported merchandise to sales floor and replenished out-of-stock and low-stock items.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in/first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Collaborated with Administrator, DON,and staff to achieve the needs of residents.
02/2000 to Current Transport Driver Cemex Usa | Bushnell, FL,
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across 300+]-mile transports.
  • Communicated with dispatch to convey delays and adjust delivery plans.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Helped prepare and secure loads for delivery.
  • Maintained high customer satisfaction by working quickly and accurately.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Transported Residents and Staff without incident across Montana.
  • Complied with all truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations.
  • Operated Coach Bus.
  • Documented mileage, deliveries, pickups, customer issues and damages.
  • Developed and nurtured lasting customer relationships by projecting professional corporate image and responding quickly to logistical and scheduling issues.
  • Coordinated efficient routes for optimal delivery scheduling and maximum daily performance.
  • Maintained organized, clean and professional vehicle to protect company reputation with customers.
  • Conferred with dispatch to relay delays, receive route and adjust plans to meet daily targets.
  • Alerted customers of late deliveries due to traffic jams and road conditions.
  • Refilled truck after completing deliveries to return in ready-to-use condition.
  • Clearly communicated with dispatchers and coworkers, giving updated information, including estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Determined quickest and safest routes for delivery by using effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing all road rules, remaining cautious and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle at all times.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following all regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents over Twenty Years.
  • Contacted customers to report delayed delivery times.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Mapped out destinations ahead of time to ascertain quickest and safest routes for delivery.
Expected in 1985 GED | Helena High School, Helena, MT GPA:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant for 35 plus years
  • CPR Certified
  • Perfect Driving Record
  • DCA - Direct Care Aide
  • PCHM - Personal Care Homemaker
Peers volunteer,Special Olympics chaparone,United Way

Volunteer at special events to help people with devolopmental and physical disabilities

I help chaperone the athletes at practices competitions and in the community

Additional Information


Michelle Anderson Charge nurse 406.431.3307

Brittney Smith Director of Nursing 1.406.868.2481

Lisa Herrera Co-worker 1.404.422.2428

Bill Powell Administaror 1. 406. 443.5880

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School Attended
  • Helena High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Central Supply Clerk
  • Transport Driver
  • GED

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