personal home assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Hardworking and reliable New York State Board Certified Registered Nurse with 3 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in acute and long term care units. Experience as a charge nurse but specializing in a nurse supervisor position aided in being a proven leader that is effective at uniting and guiding nursing teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Aside from being well versed in nursing staff management that includes leadership skills, training, staffing, communicating, maintaining employee efficiency, accuracy and quality of services, critical thinking, hands-on bedside nursing care skills are apparent. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure to perform in stressful and crisis situations and interpret as well as apply policies and procedures with good judgment. Collaborate well with doctors and other interdisciplinary teams to maintain top-notch healthcare practices. Treating patients of all ages to deliver effective quality nursing care is my dedication by offering proven skills in bedside patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation among other skills. I am a detail-oriented, determined, responsive RN who is proficient in routine care and emergency response looking to hopefully be an addition to your healthcare team.

  • Obtaining/interpreting/documenting vital signs
  • Patient monitoring
  • SBAR communication
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Medication reconciliation competence
  • Blood draws- Finger stick
  • Testing- blood occult, blood sugar, urine dipstick
  • Injections- IM, SQ, IV, PPD
  • Wound care skill (treatments, wound-vac use)
  • EKG procedures
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Emergency response and assessment
  • PPE use
  • Patient admission intake and discharges processing
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Acute, rehabilitative and long term care
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Colostomy care
  • Foley catheters insertion and care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Infectious disease control
  • Diabetes management
  • Palliative, Hospice, and Pain Management
  • Respiratory care assessment
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification for proper patient care implementation
  • Stocking and monitoring expiration of supplies
  • Patient care scheduling
  • Meal supervision
  • Patient toileting
  • Fall Risk assessment and monitoring
  • Incident report proficient
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Patient education and advocacy
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient Satisfaction and Process Improvement
  • Clinical oversight
  • Policy improvements
  • Staff leadership
  • Staffing schedule coordination
  • Assigning nursing staff assignments
  • Quality controls
  • Strong communication skills
  • Multitasker
  • Critical decision-making skills
  • Active listening
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Team management
  • Developing patient careplans with multidisciplinary teams for best care outcomes
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Family and patient support
  • Bi-lingual - English and Russian speaking
  • Computer skills- Scribing/documenting patient charts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications & medical software (Point-Click-Care)
Clinical Experience
02/2018 to Current
Personal Home Assistant Baptist Health Bismarck Drive, AR,
  • Aid patient with mobility and activities of daily living.
  • Aid in medication administration.
  • Observed safety protocols to minimize accidents and spread of disease.
  • Cooked nutritious meals, kept environments clean and washed clothing.
  • Drove patients to medical and personal appointments.
  • Recommended improved life choices to enhance client outcomes.
  • Built and maintained strong relationships with patients by successfully resolving issues and responding promptly to concerns.
08/2017 to 12/2020
Charge RN; RN Supervisor Greater Baltimore Medical Center Hunt Valley, MD,
  • Collected and documented vital signs and nursing care provided in medical record to track current patient conditions. (Monitored respiratory activity, blood pressure, blood glucose level, mental status, fall risk, medication effectiveness.)
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Review medical record and complete admission process with physical assessments and documentation.
  • Assess patient for discharge planning. Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders, post surgical procedure and pneumonia.
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases. Conducted wound assessments, treatments, and documentation. (Applied and monitored wound-vac treatments.)
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection and how to minimize skin breakdown by devising and carrying out skin care plan.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Monitored Fall Risk patients and implemented fall preventions.
  • Administered and documented oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Managed count and distribution of controlled substances for staff nurses.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Provided direct patient care services while utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Responded to codes or patient crises as part of rapid-response team by providing CPR, defibrillation and proper handoff to EMS.
  • Assisted patients with functional mobility and daily tasks to increase comfort and reduce disability.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Communicated patient progress and issues with families, physicians and other agencies. Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Educated team members, patients and family members on care plans, medication regimes and protocols.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards.
  • Oriented, assessed and mentored staff on correct procedures and clinical skills.
  • Monitored infection control and critical incidents and made changes and improvements to processes where necessary. Enforced disease prevention protocols among staff members, patients and visitors to deliver care and treatments reflective of appropriate infection control techniques and universal precautions.
  • Kept clinical supplies at optimal levels. Ensured medical equipment/supplies and medications were available and not expired.
  • Maintained correct number of staffers to meet budget parameters while promoting high levels of patient care.
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary team to assess patient goals and establish treatment plans.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Provided and discussed In-Services with staff.
  • Developed clinical staff with regular evaluations and annual feedback sessions.
  • Assessed and prepared answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
08/2015 to 06/2017
Medical Assistant Dr. Irene Perloff Medical Office City, STATE,
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Administered vaccinations, IM/SQ injections.
  • Performed EKG testing.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
01/2015 to 12/2016
Nursing Student Kingsborough Community College City, STATE,
  • Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Maternity Fall 2016
  • NYC HEALTH and Hospitals Kings County, Brooklyn, NY Pediatrics Fall 2016
  • NYC HEALTH and Hospitals Kings County, Brooklyn, NY Oncology Spring 2016
  • NYC HEALTH and Hospitals Kings County, Brooklyn, NY Psychiatric Spring 2016
  • NYU Lutheran, Brooklyn, NY Medical-Surgical Fall 2015
  • Lutheran Augustana Center, Brooklyn, NY Rehabilitation Spring 2015
Education and Training
Expected in 2020 to to
Bachelors Of Science: Nursing
SUNY Delhi - , Delhi, NY
Expected in 2017 to to
Associate: Applied Science in Nursing
Kingsborough Community College - Brooklyn, NY
Licensures & Certifications
  • Registered Professional Nurse, New York State Board of Nursing -License #732200 June 2017-May 2022
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through American Heart Association- July 2019- July 2021

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School Attended

  • SUNY Delhi
  • Kingsborough Community College

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  • Personal Home Assistant
  • Charge RN; RN Supervisor
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Student


  • Bachelors Of Science
  • Associate

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