personal care worker resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

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. 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. Experienced Caregiver accustomed to administering bedside and personal care, 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. Empathetic Care Worker with sensitive and compassionate approach to cultivating trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for residents. Offers enhanced care with flexible learning approach for patients. Experience in hospital and in-home settings providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support.

  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Clinical documentation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Meal preparation
  • Certified in 10-key
  • Meeting planning
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Schedule management
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Appointment setting
  • Project planning
  • Patient Care
  • Bathing
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Direct Patient Care
DeVry University Villa Park, IL Expected in Business Healthcare : Business Administration - GPA :
Dryads YMCA , Expected in 04/2011 CNA : Nursing Assistance - GPA :
Frederick A Douglas New Orleans, LA, Expected in 2000 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • DCA - Direct Care Aide
  • Certified Job Title, Company Name - Timeframe
Work History
Lhc Group - Personal Care Worker
Covington, LA, 10/2017 - Current
  • Used Microsoft and Spreadsheet to maintain records of services performed and apparent condition of patients.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Promoted team productivity by keeping supplies organized and well-stocked.
  • Produced accurate office files, updated spreadsheets and crafted presentations to support executives and boost team efficiency.
  • Managed large range of services including pet care, phone screening, shopping and bill paying to provide clients with premium family time.
  • Responded to emails and other correspondence to facilitate communication and enhance business processes.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep, and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing, and toileting patients.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry, and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments, and shopping trips.
  • Conferred with supervisor to discuss patient condition and medical care.
Briarwood Village - Nursing Assistant
Coldwater, OH, 04/2011 - 09/2012
  • Stored and retrieved permanent records on daily basis.
  • Organized paperwork for doctors, nurses and patients.
  • Filled out records, staffing sheets and patient documents.
  • Kept office supplies well organized and sufficiently stocked, placing orders promptly to replenish materials before depleted.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Answered telephone calls to field inquiries from clients, vendors and various other callers seeking information.
  • Interacted with customers professionally by phone, email or in-person to provide information and directed to desired staff members.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records.
  • Enhanced collaboration between team members by preparing meeting materials and taking clear notes to distribute to stakeholders.
  • Promptly received and forwarded incoming communications, such as phone calls, emails and letters, to appropriate staff.
  • Documented care actions by completing records and logs in medical software system.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing, and teeth brushing.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Observed or examined patients to detect symptoms that required medical attention such as bruises or open wounds.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming, and other hygiene needs.
  • Changed linens in rooms, keeping spaces fresh and clean for patient health and satisfaction.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Followed directions of licensed nurses to administer medications and treatments.
  • Assisted nursing staff with completing daily rounds, documenting vital signs and answering calls.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
1420 General Taylor - Uptown Healthcare
City, STATE, 04/2013 - 09/2016
  • Completed household management tasks for clients within private home settings.
  • Provided assistance to clients by handling household cleaning duties, managing schedules, and transporting to and from medical appointments.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces, and purchasing supplies.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome, and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.

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School Attended

  • DeVry University
  • Dryads YMCA
  • Frederick A Douglas

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Care Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Uptown Healthcare


  • Business Healthcare
  • CNA
  • High School Diploma

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