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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Dedicated worker passionate about helping others live fulfilling lives by providing personal assistance and care in managing various health-related conditions. Knowledgeable about managing medications, appointments and social events. Well-organized and compassionate with good relationship-building abilities and excellent team player.

Skills
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Care plan management
  • Compassionate client care
  • Verbal communication in English/Spanish
Experience
03/2019 to Current
Private Caregiver Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Walnut Creek, CA,

I am currently working as a Private Caregiver with this 96 years old customer, caring for her at her own house.

  • Worked to improve client outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as high fiber (chronic constipation), high sodium (Hyponatremia) and high protein.
  • Planning for meals and shopping for ingredients to meet nutritional plans.
  • Ambulated client in personal spaces, across her house and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Assisted client to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Transported client to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Helped client handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Took and recorded client temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Coordinated with doctors, physical therapists and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Directed client in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to 96 years old private client.
01/2018 to 10/2018
Private Caregiver Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI,

Mrs. Alejandra Luzardo contacted me to care for her 87 years old father who was in that moment at a Physical Therapy Facility in DC due to a fall he had previously, he was making little progress and going into a deep depression because of his impossibility of going back home, not being able to communicate because he could only speak in Spanish and there was only two persons who could understand him, I started going to the PT Facility just to give him companion and talk him into help the PT to help him get back to walk so he could go back home; it only took him 3 weeks to walk with a walker and go back home to his family, after that I kept going to the house every other day to help him with his exercises, take him to his doctor's appointments (he had a diagnose of Prostate Cancer).

08/2017 to 08/2018
Private Caregiver Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Bolingbrook, IL,

Worked for Mr. and Mrs. Gatterdam for a year during 2018, Mr. Gatterdam was completely paralized due to a car accident and Mrs. Gatterdam was showing early signs of Alzheimer disease, it was a part time job as there were other 2 Garegivers to be able to be with them 24/7.

  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens on a daily basis to prevent spread of infection.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
03/2017 to 07/2017
Private Caregiver Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Cranberry, PA,

Mrs Turia was my first private client after my arrival in the US, she had a diagnose of ALS or Lou Gherig's disease in terminal phase, worked with her for almost 5 months before she passed.

  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Transported client to locations such as medical appointments to meet medical needs.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals to meet client dietary requirements as she had a tube feeding long before I came to work with her.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens everyday to prevent spread of infection.
  • Assisted client with all her personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2019 to to
Certified Nurse Assistant: Health Aide
Eezy Training Institute - Denver, CO,
GPA:
Expected in 03/2019 to to
BLS For Healthcare Providers: Health Aide
American Red Cross - Denver, CO,
GPA:
Expected in 07/2015 to to
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
UNEFA - Caracas, Venezuela,
GPA:

Due to Political and Social problems in my country of origin (Venezuela) I have not been able to get my University to send the necessary documents to apply for my State Board License as an RN in Colorado State or any other state in the US, but keep trying to make that happen.

Certifications
  • CNA
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • Registered Nurse in Venezuela

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School Attended

  • Eezy Training Institute
  • American Red Cross
  • UNEFA

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Caregiver
  • Private Caregiver
  • Private Caregiver
  • Private Caregiver

Degrees

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • BLS For Healthcare Providers
  • Bachelor of Science

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