Private Caregiver resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Patient-oriented caregiver bringing a four year background to the Hemodialysis organization and several years in a variety of other healthcare settings. Expert in safely initiating, monitoring and terminating hemodialysis and simultaneously managing patients receiving treatment. Compassionate Personal Care Assistant with hands-on experience providing companionship and emotional support to residents. Well-versed in accurately documenting vital statistics and health metrics. Committed to creating positive rapport with patients and providing quality patient care.

  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Respectful and Compassionate
  • PPE Usage
  • Time Management
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Caring Companionship
  • Patient Care
  • Aseptic Techniques
  • Hemodialysis Treatment
  • Disposing of Biohazardous Waste
  • Maintaining Dialysis Equipment
  • Supportive Personality
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Bedside Care
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Medication Administration
  • Recordkeeping and Documentation
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Care Technician
01/2023 to Current Private Caregiver Lhc Group | Laplace, LA,
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Supported bathing, dressing and personal care needs.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Organized oral medications for clients following dosage and schedule requirements.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Maintained cleanliness of clients' environment by cleaning surfaces and washing clothes or dishes.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
02/2014 to 11/2023 Caregiver Arbor Terrace Fulton | Fulton, MD,
  • Performed chores and light housekeeping around client's residence.
  • Responded promptly to dangerous incidents and emergency situations by adhering to proper procedures.
  • Consulted with client care team to continually update care plans.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Assisted clients with paying bills, scheduling appointments and making phone calls.
  • Reminded clients to take medications and picked up prescriptions from pharmacies.
  • Helped clients perform grooming, bathing and other hygiene tasks.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Contacted medical providers on behalf of clients to follow up on appointments.
  • Cooked and served meals to clients according to dietary needs.
  • Drove clients to appointments, errands and special events.
  • Maintained cleanliness of clients' environment by cleaning surfaces and washing clothes or dishes.
  • Organized oral medications for clients following dosage and schedule requirements.
  • Picked up groceries, prescriptions and other items for clients.
  • Provided companionship to clients through conversation, activities and positive interactions.
07/2010 to 04/2014 Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician Banner Health | Sun City, AZ,
  • Transported patients from rooms and prepared for treatments.
  • Primed dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions and followed formula directions when preparing dialysate.
  • Inspected equipment and conducted safety checks on equipment and instruments to maintain high-quality control standards.
  • Attached dialyzer and tubing to dialysis machines for use in hemodialysis treatment.
  • Connected hemodialysis machine to patient's forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer.
  • Communicated with management or other staff to resolve problems.
  • Inspected venous and arterial pressures to maintain pressures within established limits.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Communicated test or assessment results to medical professionals.
  • Cleaned fistula, graft or catheter using antiseptic solution.
  • Assisted in training technicians, medical students or other staff members.
  • Initiated and terminated reverse osmosis water system and performed water quality monitoring tests prior to dialysis initiation.
  • Cleaned medical equipment or facilities.
  • Eased patients' anxiety by explaining dialysis procedures and dialysis machine operations.
  • Set up and operated hemodialysis machines to provide dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure.
  • Inspected pressures, conductivity and temperature to verify conformance to safety standards.
  • Followed infection control measures when cleaning and attaching hemodialysis machine to access sites like fistulas, catheters, and grafts.
  • Took and documented patient temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates before and after dialysis treatment.
02/2010 to 05/2010 Nursing Assistant Providence Health & Services | Levelland, TX,
  • Conducted regular rounds to check on patients' safety and proactively address issues.
  • Provided physical support to assist patients with bathing, dressing and toileting.
  • Supplied, collected and emptied patient bedpans on frequent basis.
  • Turned and repositioned bedridden patients to prevent bedsores.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Demonstrated respect and regard for dignity of patients, families and fellow employees to promote professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • Assisted patients with daily activities under nurse's supervision to provide essential care and emotional support.
  • Completed daily room cleaning and organizing to provide patients with clean environment.
  • Answered patient call signals and signal lights to determine patients' needs.
  • Measured and recorded food and liquid intake and output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Reported environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Protected patient, self and others from injury during transfers, lifts and transports by using proper equipment and body mechanics.
  • Communicated with patients to determine feelings, need for assistance or social and emotional support.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2010 Certified Medical Assistant | Medical Assistant Sanford Brown, Fenton,Missouri, GPA:
  • 2010-Deans List
  • 2010-Honor Roll


  • First Aid
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Vial Signs Measurement
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medicine Administration
  • Phlebotomy (Blood Draws)
  • Urinalysis
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Basic medical billing and coding
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Sepsis Training
  • MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Expected in 05/1994 Office Administration/Nursing Assistance | Nursing Assitance Catonsville Community College, Catonsville, Maryland, GPA:
Expected in 06/1991 High School Diploma | Randallstown High School, Randallstown, Maryland, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Sanford Brown
  • Catonsville Community College
  • Randallstown High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Caregiver
  • Caregiver
  • Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician
  • Nursing Assistant


  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Office Administration/Nursing Assistance
  • High School Diploma

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