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registered home care aide resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Committed Healthcare professional offering 11 years of demonstrated success in home healthcare. Dedicated to delivering consistent and focused attention to client safety, comfort and dignity. Well-versed in caregiving and home care aide filled with passion for helping others.

Accomplishments
  • Supervised team of Number staff members
  • Completed and passed state board skills test written and physical exam
Skills
  • Companionship and emotional support
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Tube feedings and medications familiarity
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Medication Administration
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Wound Care
  • Community integration
  • Case Management
  • Patient care
  • State regulations knowledge
  • Patient-focused care
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Adaptable
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Patient education
  • Infection Control
  • Culinary talent
  • First aid and safety
  • Progress documentation
  • Behavioral Management
  • Care plan assessment
Work History
09/2017 to 08/2019 Registered Home Care Aide Dependable Home Health Care | Prior Lake, MN,
  • Assisted patients with mobility issues in areas such as beds, wheelchair usage and automobile travel.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Maintained and organized patient rooms and communal spaces to minimize environmental and safety hazards.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Scheduled and accompanied client to medical appointments.
  • Promoted patient socialization, self-care and development by recognizing and using patient strengths to motivate patient.
  • Kept accurate records of patients' care, condition and progress.
  • Assisted in feeding patients by offering fluids and snacks and recording amounts consumed in logbook
  • Adhered to all resident lifting and safe lifting instructions and rules.
  • Documented vital signs to inform nurses and physicians of any changes in patient status.
  • Delivered compassionate care and clear communication in handling issues of death and dying.
  • Placed and removed protective devices such as bedside rails and hand restraints to prevent patient injury during treatment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Completed all home cleaning tasks, including dusting, washing dishes, laundry and vacuuming.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
09/2014 to 09/2018 Live-In Caregiver Deirdre Harvey | City, STATE,
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients, consulting with Case Manager to address concerns and protect each person from any harm.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals, including purchasing ingredients from local shops.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Increased medication knowledge and medical terminology prowess through consistent research and continuing education.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
09/2009 to 09/2014 Dementia Caregiver Harry Cole | City, STATE,
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Conferred with Case Manager to discuss patient condition and medical care, helping to optimize treatments and enhance outcomes.
Education
Expected in 06/1996 to to HS Diploma | Spanaway Lake High School, Spanaway, WA GPA:
Expected in 04/2015 to to Licensed HCA Certification | Washington State Dept of Health, Tacoma, WA, GPA:
  • Continuing education in Home Care Aide
  • Professional development completed in HCA
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • ServSafe
  • 75 hrs of required classes completed
  • Dementia care ,geriatrics, DD adult training all completed..

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Spanaway Lake High School
  • Washington State Dept of Health

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Home Care Aide
  • Live-In Caregiver
  • Dementia Caregiver

Degrees

  • HS Diploma
  • Licensed HCA Certification

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