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personal care assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

I have been a certified nurse's aide for nearly 20 years, love to make people smile and laugh. I took 3 years of typing in high school and love to type and write. I have a fairly good knowledge of medical terminology and am always willing to learn new things. Always willing to lend a hand if needed. I am calmer than most in a high stress events and open minded to any new ways to do the task at hand. I have some experience in convenient stores as a cashier and following closing procedures at the end of the night with money drops, counting product and recording sales. Have limited experience in shipping and receiving in factory type setting. Keeping orders in proper order and labeling each accordingly as well as filling orders with the right product and loading orders on to trailers.

Skills
  • Patient relations
  • Infection control procedures
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Helping with medication
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Able to lift 60+ pounds
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Preparing meals
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Electronic charting
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Reliable transportation
  • Detail-oriented
  • Understands medical procedures
Education and Training
State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO Expected in Associate of Applied Science : General Studies - GPA :

Studied prerequisites to be able to enter in the nursing program.

Appleton City R-2 Appleton City, MO Expected in None : General - GPA :
Experience
Nye Health Services - Personal Care Assistant
Norfolk, NE, 11/2018 - 12/2019
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Transported clients to complete required tasks such as medical appointments and grocery shopping.
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Scheduled recurring service appointments to provide client care as needed.
  • Cleaned homes and performed light chores to ensure clients' safety and comfort.
  • Completed scheduled patient check-ins and progress reports for all clients.
  • Maintained network of connected caregivers to promote continuous professional development.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
Consulate Health Care - PCA
Lincolnton, NC, 05/2018 - 11/2019
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory [Job title] to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens [Number] times per [Timeframe] to prevent spread of infection.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
Universal Health Services - CNA
Grove Hill, AL, 10/2015 - 11/2018
  • Monitored and replenished medical supply inventory, facilitating optimal availability for patient care.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort by carrying out duties such as bedpan changes, diapering and bathing.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • State Fair Community College
  • Appleton City R-2

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • PCA
  • CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • None

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