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private duty home health care aide resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Home & Behavioral Health care Employee. Bringing years of experience assisting in home / community environments for physically disabled clients of varying capacities. Skilled at closely monitoring vital signs, assisting with feeding, bathing and grooming, positioning and range of motion exercises.

Supervision, custody, control, and treatment of individuals and inmates confined in a correctional/ long-term care facility setting.

Compassionate and focused on helping clients maintain personal hygiene and assisting with activities of daily living. Skilled in preparing meals, maintaining organized living spaces and documenting behaviors. Committed to emotional and social support to promote overall wellness.

Detail-oriented Direct Care Worker supports daily living activities and provides transportation to enhance client well-being. Seasoned care expert experienced with developmentally disabled clients. Committed to promoting comfort with dignity and compassion.

Writing and implementing treatment plans with behavioral therapy techniques under direction of Psychiatrist/ Psychologist.

Written reports and computer documentation of behavioral analysis.

Human Services experience with background in physical/ mental disabilities/ Austism/Chikd/ Adult/ Elderly Care. Strong technical proficiency with work history in behavioral health and treatment plans.

Skills
  • Compassionate client care
  • Quality program protocols
  • Behavior redirection
  • Care plan management
  • Previous CPR Certification
  • Safe Physical Management/ Suicide Training
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Case management experience
  • Team management
  • Supervision & leadership
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Problem resolution
  • Organizational skills
Education and Training
Somerset Technology Center Somerset, PA, Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Arts : Registered Phlebotomist RPT/AMT Certified - GPA :
Mount Aloysius College Cresson, PA Expected in 06/2004 Associate of Science : Human Services & Developmental Disabiliies - GPA :
  • Speciality Minor in Developmental Disabilities & Mental Retardation
  • Ranked in Top of class
  • Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Cum laude graduate
Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology Arts And Sciences Johnstown, PA Expected in 05/1996 Licensed Cosmetologist : Cosmetology Education - GPA :
University of Pittsburgh Greensburg, PA , Expected in 06/1994 18 Credits : Psychology - GPA :
Berlin Brothersvalley Senior High School Berlin, PA Expected in 06/1993 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Air Methods - Private Duty Home Health Care Aide
Lakewood, NJ, 05/2011 - Current
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
Always Best Care - Home Health Care Aide
Johns Creek, GA, 07/2010 - 09/2016
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Documented care provided and submitted notes to supervisor.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises and assisted with daily physical therapy routines.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
State Of Montana - Correctional Officer
Polson, MT, 12/2007 - 05/2011
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Maintained inmate logs and entered information into electronic offender record systems for regulatory monitoring.
  • Supervised offender work assignments and evaluated performance for compliance with standard regulations.
  • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
Northwestern Human Services & Behavioral Health - Behavioral Health Therapeutic Support Staff
City, STATE, 04/2001 - 01/2009
  • Completed daily client rounds and tracked client movements.
  • Documented behavioral incidents to keep accurate records.
  • Cultivated relationships with fellow staff members to enhance team collaboration.
  • Assisted with execution of client activities, support groups and field trips.
  • Identified behaviors associated with substance abuse and recognized signs of being under influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Coordinated lectures and recreational activities for patients.
  • Documented patient behavior, interventions completed and patient response to interventions.
  • Established and maintained professional working relationships with clients, staff and public.
  • Completed patient reports daily and submitted to management for evaluation.
  • Identified and addressed individual mental health challenges to support patients.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Collaborated with client and clinician to develop and support goals and clinical treatment plan.
  • Participated in treatment planning by helping to identify patients' problems, needs and strengths.
  • Worked with children and adults with behavioral problems in the school, home, community, and long term care facilities.
  • Written reports and computer documentation of behavioral analysis and confidential documents.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
United Cerebral Palsy Of Southern Alleghenies Region - Home Healthcare Specialist
City, STATE, 06/2004 - 09/2007
  • Coordinated with patients and healthcare professionals to meet patient needs.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to build and optimize care plans.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Cared for patients by assisting with personal hygiene tasks and completing basic household chores.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises and assisted with daily physical therapy routines.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 - IU 08 Main Driver Behavioral Health
City, STATE, 06/1999 - 06/2001
  • Transportation of individuals with behavioral, mental and / or physical disabilities to school, community functions, appointments and activities.
  • Extensive phone planning, route preparation, reporting and assessments of clients for safety.
  • Used road maps or GPS to verify routes and designated addresses.
  • Documented behavioral incidents to keep accurate records.
  • Cultivated relationships with fellow staff members to enhance team collaboration.
  • Assisted with execution of client activities, support groups and field trips.
  • Identified and addressed individual mental health challenges to support patients.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Somerset Technology Center
  • Mount Aloysius College
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology Arts And Sciences
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Berlin Brothersvalley Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Duty Home Health Care Aide
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Correctional Officer
  • Behavioral Health Therapeutic Support Staff
  • Home Healthcare Specialist
  • IU 08 Main Driver Behavioral Health

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • 18 Credits
  • High School Diploma

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