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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - - -
Professional Summary

Committed Personal Care Assistant skilled in supervising and assisting clients with mental and/or physical limitations, with meal preparation and daily activities to promote independence. Caring and compassionate with proven history of positive client feedback.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Client Education
  • Convalescence Support
  • Service Documentation
  • Problem Identification
  • Caring Companionship
  • Physical Stamina
  • Progress Tracking
  • Relationship Building
  • Needs Assessment
  • Time Management
  • Bedside Care
  • First Aid Certification
  • Care Planning
  • Supportive Personality
  • Personal Service
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Clear Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Household Cleaning
  • Incapacitation care
  • Attentive to People
  • Spreadsheet Tracking
  • Accurate in Following Orders
  • Wound Care
  • Independent Thinking
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Schedule Maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • Laptop and Tablet Operation
  • Remote Video Conferencing
  • Documentation and Record-keeping
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Injury Prevention
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Incontinence Care
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Meal Planning
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Client Transportation
  • Walker and Cane Instruction
Work History
05/2016 to Current
Personal Care Assistant Reach Inc. Haines, AK,
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Entertained, conversed and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Ran errands for patients, did shopping, and picked up other necessities.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Planned healthy meals, purchased ingredients and cooked meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Assisted with dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation and medication reminders.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
07/2019 to 02/2021
Receptionist Bay State Community Services Woburn, MA,
  • Answered central telephone system and directed calls accordingly.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.

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  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Resolved customer problems and complaints.
  • Liaised with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to properly process orders.
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Corresponded with clients through email, telephone or postal mail.
  • Coordinated travel accommodations, agenda, and transportation for staff and out-of-town visitors.
  • Answered large volume of incoming calls daily to resolve customer issues and schedule appointments.
  • Responded to inquiries from callers seeking information.
  • Answered phone promptly and directed incoming calls to correct offices.
03/2012 to 10/2015
Personal Care Assistant Reach Inc. Juneau, AK,
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Entertained, conversed and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
  • Ran errands for patients, did shopping, and picked up other necessities.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and doctor's appointments.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Provided transportation to doctor's appointments, grocery stores, salons and barbershops.
Education
Expected in 06/2001 to to
Diploma:
Whitcomb A High School - Bethel Vermont,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Whitcomb A High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Personal Care Assistant

Degrees

  • Diploma

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