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

Direct care professional well-versed in assisting individuals to meet medical and emotional needs. Trained in appointment, medication and household management. Devoted to providing companionship and attentive care. Diligent worker 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. Courteous professional with substantial experience in Nursing industry. Skilled at monitoring client vitals, conducting light housekeeping and providing personal care. Communicative and responsive individual with over 20 years of experience. 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 Personal Assistant successful at minimizing hassles and alleviating client concerns by effectively coordinating schedules, planning events, running errands and handling childcare and household tasks. 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. Efficient, accurate and detail-oriented Personal Assistant able to take initiative and offering innate drive to succeed. Highly motivated to expand knowledge and skills. 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. Highly capable Personal Assistant skilled at prioritizing tasks with ease. Bringing several years of experience supporting executives with high-stress and high-profile careers.

Skills
  • First aid and safety
  • Patient care
  • State regulations knowledge
  • Medication administration
  • Behavioral management
  • Community integration
  • Progress documentation
  • Case management
  • Care plan assessment
  • Clinical quality program standards
  • Flexible
  • Project planning
  • Staff collaboration
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Appointment setting
Work History
01/2014 to Current
Private Caregiver Lhc Group Decatur, AL,
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
01/2007 to 08/2013
Private Caregiver Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Yakima, WA,
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
12/2000 to 06/2005
Certified Nursing Aide Brookdale Senior Living Hixson, TN,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Maintained complete confidentiality with patient information to provide professional, secure medical services.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Assisted nurses by taking patient blood pressure, measuring heartbeat and recording vital signs in physical examinations.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
02/1998 to 12/2000
Certified Nursing Assistant Human Good Pleasanton, CA,
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep Nurses informed of changes.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Participated in fun activities, including exercise and inside activities like table games and also field trips with patients each day to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding alzheimer's, Parkinson's,paraplegic,bed ridden,and mentally ill patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
Education
Expected in 04/1999
GED:
Ross S. Sterling - Baytown,TX,
GPA:
Expected in
: Nursing
Lee College - Baytown, TX
GPA:
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration
Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, CO
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Ross S. Sterling
  • Lee College
  • Colorado Technical University

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Caregiver
  • Private Caregiver
  • Certified Nursing Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • GED
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science

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