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private in home elder care resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Reliable personal care professional bringing 10+ years of experience in Personal Care Assistant roles. Skilled in addressing physical and mental disabilities and monitoring needs for convalescent patients. Trusted to care for patients at varying stages of life.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Attentive to People
  • Household Cleaning
  • Personal Service
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Needs Assessment
  • Problem Identification
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Ability to Lift
  • Sound Judgment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Client Records Management
  • First Aid Certification
  • Physical Stamina
  • Clear Communication
  • Caring Companionship
  • Incapacitation care
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • CPR Certification
  • Supportive Personality
  • Care Planning
  • Client Education
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Team Collaboration
  • Decision Making
  • Bedside Care
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Relationship Building
  • Schedule Maintenance
  • Walker and Cane Instruction
  • Incontinence Care
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Independent Thinking
  • Safety Compliance
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Meal Planning
  • Injury Prevention
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate in Following Orders
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Client Transportation
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Wound Care
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Laptop and Tablet Operation
  • Family Member Training
Education and Training
CPR Training Florida, Expected in 04/2022 Certificate : CPR / AED - GPA :
George County High School Lucedale, MS Expected in 05/2000 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS Expected in : Healthcare - GPA :
Experience
Trinity Health Corporation - Private In Home Elder Care
Niskayuna, NY, 06/2022 - Current
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and closely supervised patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Kept room spaces, linens and restrooms clean and refreshed with supplies.
  • Protected patients and staff by consistently following infection control, emergency and security procedures.
  • Supported individuals' desires for dignity by compassionately assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Managed residents' activities of daily living.
  • Assisted patients with transportation and mobility needs such as moving between wheelchairs and beds.
  • Logged vital signs, conditions and behaviors in handwriting for clinician review.
  • Assisted clients with maintaining good personal hygiene.
  • Maintained cleanliness of clients' environment by cleaning surfaces and washing clothes or dishes.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
  • Organized oral medications for clients following dosage and schedule requirements.
  • Drove clients to doctors' appointments and social outings.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Obtained sources of entertainment for clients to provide full and enjoyable daily activities.
  • Monitored clients' activity levels and helped prevent sedentary behavior.
  • Contacted medical providers on behalf of clients to follow up on appointments.
  • Consulted with client care team to continually update care plans.
  • Collected and recorded patients' blood pressure, pulse and respirations (TPRs) to evaluate and note basic health status.
  • Helped clients adjust to new lifestyles during periods of incapacitation or recuperation.
  • Helped clients communicate with loved ones by typing written messages and relaying verbal messages.
  • Contributed to case reviews of client status and progress.
  • Partnered with registered nurses and physiotherapists to provide care to patients.
  • Logged vital signs, conditions and behaviors in handwriting for clinician review.
Trinity Health Corporation - Elderly Caregiver
East Greenbush, NY, 02/2021 - 06/2022
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Redirected clients with memory issues, providing safety guidance protection.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Recognized emergencies and notified paramedics and family members.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Assisted clients with maintaining good personal hygiene.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
Private Residence - Elderly Caregiver
City, STATE, 03/2017 - 11/2018
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Engaged clients by conversing and participating in activities and hobbies.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Recognized emergencies and notified paramedics and family members.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Maintained cleanliness of clients' environment by cleaning surfaces and washing clothes or dishes.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
  • Organized oral medications for clients following dosage and schedule requirements.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Collected and recorded patients' blood pressure, pulse and respirations (TPRs) to evaluate and note basic health status.
  • Monitored clients' activity levels and helped prevent sedentary behavior.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CPR Training
  • George County High School
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Private In Home Elder Care
  • Elderly Caregiver
  • Elderly Caregiver

Degrees

  • Certificate
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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