personal home care aide resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Qualified Home Care Aide specializing in personal care and related services under direction, instruction and supervision of registered nurse. Skilled at providing mobility support, administering medications and organizing appointments. Diligent about keeping areas clean and organized to maintain healthful, safe environment.

  • Valid Mo. driver's license
  • Reliable transportation
  • Able to lift 40 pounds
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Compassionate client care
  • Quality program protocols
Education and Training
William Chrisman High School/ Truman High School Independence, MO Expected in 06/1998 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Concorde Career Institute Kansas City, MO Expected in 09/1999 Associates Degree : Medical Assistant - GPA :
Giant Eagle, Inc. - Personal Home Care Aide
Seven Fields, PA, 06/2020 - Current
  • Served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs.
  • Assisted [Job title] with meal prep for [Number] daily meals, following strict sanitation and food handling guidelines
  • Used [Type] dishwasher to wash plates, cups, utensils, serving tools and cooking equipment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to transport patients.
  • Watched over patients to identify potential symptoms of medical conditions.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Charted patient blood pressures, temperatures, blood sugar levels and vitals, using [Software].
  • Assisted over [Number] residents with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Managed medical stock and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patients.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative care to [Number] patients per week.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
Valley Presbyterian Hospital - Dietary Dietary Aide Lead /Cook
Van Nuys, CA, 08/2016 - 07/2020
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Coordinated average of [Number] to [Number] daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
50 Plus Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician
City, STATE, 03/2003 - 08/2012
  • Prepared requisitions for drugs and supplies as necessary.
  • Confirmed prescriptions for patients by placing calls and conferring with physicians' office staff.
  • Received, reviewed, dispensed and labeled over 500+ prescriptions daily with expert accuracy.
  • Dispensed medications to patients in accordance with pharmacist orders.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Ordered out of stock medications to keep inventory well-stocked.
  • Ordered medicines daily to comply with demands and needs.
  • Restocked shelves and prepared expired drugs for return.
  • Maintained clean and organized pharmacy shelving and work areas.
  • Assisted staff members with drug inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Verified and filled over 500+ prescriptions per day in busy LTC pharmacy setting.
  • Calculated dosages carefully and prepared prescription labels, promoting accuracy in medication administration.
  • Answered customer questions regarding medication.
  • Collaborated closely with pharmacist to deliver high level of quality care to patients and patrons.
  • Retrieved off-hour voicemails to address emergent customer needs.
  • Managed inventories, rotated stock, removed expired or damaged drug products and resolved discrepancies in drug counts.
  • Closely inspected medications to determine accuracy of identities, strengths and purities.
  • Processed prescriptions, checking against known patient allergies.

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School Attended

  • William Chrisman High School/ Truman High School
  • Concorde Career Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Personal Home Care Aide
  • Dietary Dietary Aide Lead /Cook
  • Pharmacy Technician


  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree

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