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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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.

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 20 years of superior performance in Personal Care Assistant roles. Skilled in caring for convalescent patients and catering to developmental and physical disabilities.

Proactive Personal Care Assistant with skill for building client rapport through tact and compassionate communication. Committed to addressing client needs and building foundation of habits to increase comfort and independence.

Experienced LPN 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.

Personal Care Aide experienced in assisting clients with mental impairments or physical limitations to manage everyday tasks. Skilled in geriatric care and providing companionship and direct assistance to cognitively impaired clients.

Devoted personal care professional adept at monitoring client well-being and facilitating independence through assisted activities. Driven to cultivate client convenience and comfort by promoting healthy habits.

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.

Committed LPN offers 22 years in home healthcare. Dedicated to delivering consistent and focused attention to client safety, comfort and dignity. Well-versed in direct patient care and recordkeeping with passion for helping others.

Compassionate LPN possesses gentle touch and caring attitude centered on treating people with dignity and respect. Collaborative team player with strong clinical and interpersonal skills. Available 32 hours per week, including weekends and evenings.

Direct care professional well-versed in assisting differently abled individuals to meet medical and emotional needs. Trained in appointment, medication and household management. Devoted to providing companionship and attentive care.

Courteous professional with substantial experience in Health care industry. Skilled at monitoring client vitals, conducting light housekeeping and providing personal care. Communicative and responsive individual with over 30 years of experience.

Experienced Caregiver accustomed to administering bedside and personal care, including ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.

Diligent Caregiver focused on providing optimal support to clients through personalized assistance and care required to manage diverse medical conditions. Proficient in organizing medications, doctor appointments and personal activities. Caring, organized and friendly with excellent interpersonal skills.

Well-rounded Personal Care Aide with 20 years assisting clients with various daily living needs at home. Talented at offering attentive care to patients by managing health needs, helping with personal grooming, and carrying out light housekeeping. Expert communicator when supporting patients' needs, documenting information and interacting with supervisors.

Caring healthcare aide with 20 years providing in-home care to over 3 patients. Detailed when reviewing instructions and medical charts to appropriately administer medications and treatments. Upbeat when entering patients' homes and throughout interactions for professional and personalized care services.

Reliable employee seeking LPN position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

Dedicated Health care professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Client Education
  • Attentive to People
  • Caring Companionship
  • Time Management
  • Physical Stamina
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Bedside Care
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Convalescence Support
  • Problem Identification
  • Progress Tracking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • CPR Certification
  • Clear Communication
  • Team Collaboration
  • Supportive Personality
  • Critical Thinking
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Service Documentation
  • Sound Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Needs Assessment
  • Laptop and Tablet Operation
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Personal Oxygen Delivery
  • Accurate in Following Orders
  • Incontinence Care
  • Injury Prevention
  • Wound Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Independent Thinking
  • Family Member Training
  • Walker and Cane Instruction
Work History
Personal Care Assistant, 02/2020 to Current
MerakeyGlenshaw, PA,
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Entertained, conversed and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Consulted with supervisors to assess cases and plan strategies for enhancing care.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Planned activities to encourage movement, stretching and strength building.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.

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Licensed Practical Nurse, 08/2001 to 02/2020
Siouxland Community Health CenterSioux City, IA,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored and tracked patient vitals in Software to keep team informed of changing conditions.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Made valuable contributions to care-plan development and patient education processes backed by thorough research into client diagnoses.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 11/1995 to 02/2002
Siouxland Community Health CenterSioux City, IA,
  • Managed patient care through closely monitoring respiration, blood pressure and blood glucose levels.
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments and assisted with procedures.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Used aseptic techniques to provide sterilized wound care and dressing applications.
  • Delivered updates in patient status to charge nurse, recording all changes in medical records.
  • Administered controlled narcotics, inserted IVs and performed catheterizations.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Performed routine evaluations of each patient's status, needs and preferences.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risk by cleaning and disinfecting equipment instruments.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers and discharges.
  • Cared for over ten patients each day with quality-driven support.
  • Cared for over ten patients with brain injury, wounds, post surgery, and amputation each day with quality-driven support.
Education
Certificate : Licensed Practical Nursing , Expected in
Mercer County Health Occupation Center - Hamilton Township, NJ,
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School Attended

  • Mercer County Health Occupation Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Degrees

  • Certificate

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