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personal care assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Kind Caregiver with experience addressing physical and emotional needs. Familiar with scheduling and managing appointments, coordinating household support and offering caring companionship. Well-organized with medications and physically fit to handle any client need.

Skills
  • Medication Management
  • Compassionate Patient Care
  • Physical Stamina
  • Patient Ambulation
  • First Aid Certification
  • Bedside Care
  • Supportive Personality
  • Client Education
  • Household Cleaning
  • Time Management
  • Team Collaboration
  • Attentive to People
  • Relationship Building
  • Problem Identification
  • Service Documentation
  • Employee Benefits Practices
  • Highly Skilled in [Software]
  • Open Enrollment
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Benefits Interpretation
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Customer Service
  • Computer Skills
  • Data Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clear Communication
  • Sound Judgment
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Decision Making
  • Care Planning
  • Progress Tracking
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Personal Service
  • Crisis Management
  • Client Documentation
  • Case Management Experience
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Quality Program Protocols
  • Health Services
  • Knowledge of State Regulations
Experience
06/2020 to Current Personal Care Assistant Devereux | Cherry Hill, NJ,
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Provided ongoing compassionate patient care for each client.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Completed scheduled patient check-ins and progress reports for clients.
  • Met with various caregivers to promote continuous professional development and implement quality treatment strategies.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
03/2022 to 08/2023 Direct Support Professional West Bay Residential Services, Inc. | Smithfield, RI,
  • Provided direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, fostering activities of daily living.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Assisted individuals in learning and developing new skills.
  • Assisted with planning and coordination of activities and outings based on individual needs.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Advocated for disabled individuals to foster communication and self-expression and achieve goals.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Used approved crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations.
  • Reported changes in client condition to administrators, facilitating nursing intervention.
  • Leveraged database management system to track and report service hours, details of activities and progress on goals.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
08/2022 to 02/2023 Benefits Specialist American Equity | West Des Moines, IA,
  • Reviewed employee enrollments to verify accuracy, inputting information into company database.
  • Provided assistance to plan participants by explaining benefits information to ensure educated selections.
  • Coordinated benefits processing, including enrollments and terminations
  • Checked accuracy and completeness of benefits applications and documents.
  • Mastered state and Federal benefit laws Including ERISA, FMLA, COBRA, HIPPA and 401k administration.
  • Oversaw enrollment of new employees and company-wide yearly enrollment period.
  • Produced detailed reports and data models to help clients pick optimal plans.
  • Researched employee benefit and health and safety practices, recommending changes or modifications to existing policies.
  • Evaluated job positions to determine classification, exempt or non-exempt status and salary.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2014 to to High School Diploma | Norview High School, Norfolk, VA GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Norview High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Benefits Specialist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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