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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Committed Personal Care Assistant adept in assisting and supervising clients in daily activities, including meal preparation and basic housekeeping. Compassionate and patient with strong background in positive client feedback. A veteran of assisted care, proficient in mobility assistance, personal hygiene support and housekeeping. Monitor medical conditions and work with skilled healthcare providers to optimize care. Focused on providing comfort and emotional support while meeting all physical needs. Reliable personal care professional bringing 17 years of experience in Personal Care Assistant roles. Accustomed to addressing physical and mental disabilities and monitoring needs for convalescent patients. Compassionate home healthcare professional offering demonstrated success in aligning daily activities with care plans and expediently reporting any client status changes. In-depth knowledge of behavior redirection strategies, including forming habits for sustainable health improvement. Dedicated worker passionate about helping others live fulfilling lives by providing personal assistance and care in managing various health-related conditions. Knowledgeable about managing medications, appointments and social events. Well-organized and compassionate with good relationship-building abilities.

Skills
  • Compassionate patient care
  • Meal planning
  • Household organization
  • Adaptable under pressure
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Client relationship management
  • Housekeeping
  • Client satisfaction
  • Coordination skills
  • Administrative support specialist
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Meal preparation
  • 91 WPM typing speed
Experience
12/2016 to Current
Personal Care Assistant Right At Home Sierra Vista, AZ,
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Scheduled recurring service appointments to provide client care as needed.
  • Transported clients to complete required tasks such as medical appointments.
  • Completed required household tasks such as grocery shopping, getting mail, taking out the trash, dishes, laundry, etc.
  • Helped maintain the connection between clients and their families and friends through different social media outlets such as Facebook and Skype during the COVID pandemic.
  • Cooking healthy meals tailored to clients needs such as heart healthy and diabetic meal plans.
02/2010 to 04/2014
House Maid Molly Maid, Llc Lathrop, CA,
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
  • Used organic cleaning products for sanitizing bathrooms and kitchens to reduce spread of germs and prevent illness.
  • Used bleach cleaning products for sanitizing bathrooms and kitchens to reduce spread of germs and prevent illness.
  • Coached new maids by demonstrating approved cleaning procedures.
  • Taught clients approved cleaning procedures by demonstration, in order to promote independent living.
05/2004 to 11/2007
Personal Caregiver Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. San Luis Obispo, CA,
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens once a day to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Provided patients with transportation to and from doctor appointments.
  • Ambulated individuals with safe and effective strategies around home, public and medical locations.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, daily hygiene care and grooming.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate Claire possible care and assistance.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2002 to to
High School Diploma:
Gladwin High School - Gladwin Michigan,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gladwin High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • House Maid
  • Personal Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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