Resident Care Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Empathetic Resident Care Associate passionate about supporting patients by delivering high-quality care and friendly companionship. Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to execute individualized care plans and achieve positive patient outcomes. Excellent communication skills across all levels of organization.

A multi-talented Personal Care Aide with 10 years of supporting patients with tasks of daily living. Skilled at caring for patients' healthcare needs, grooming, and overall well-being. Professional and clear communicator when assisting patients as well as when reporting information to supervisors.

  • Coordination skills
  • Physical therapy
  • Team building
  • Team management
  • Relationship development
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Supervision
  • MS Office
  • Customer service
  • Planning and coordination
  • Administrative support
  • Communications
  • Problem resolution
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Medication administration
  • Client satisfaction
Resident Care Assistant, 01/2020 to Current
Brookdale Senior LivingEden Prairie, MN,
  • Reported on patient activities to charge person at end of shift to maintain continuity of care.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting and eating.
  • Helped residents maintain neat, orderly and comfortable room by making beds and assisting with cleaning and organization.
  • Documented changes in patients' psychosocial and physical conditions and communicated to care team.
  • Built relationships with patients through companionship and life enrichment activities to improve quality of life.
  • Served meals to residents according to individual meal plans, nutritional needs and personal preferences.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet special client diets such as as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
Nursing Assistant, 06/2018 to Current
Guest Services, Inc.Bear Mountain, NY,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Provided daily living activities to patients by serving meals, feeding, ambulating and turning over and positioning patients.
Counselor, 04/2012 to 09/2017
State Of OklahomaShawnee, OK,
  • Provided cognitive-based therapy to assist with challenge and crisis resolution.
  • Charted and recorded confidential client file information, securing it under HIPAA laws.
  • Monitored behavior in individual and group sessions and intervened when necessary.
  • Assisted clients in scheduling home visits and phone calls and monitored effectiveness of these activities.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
  • Pursued treatment plans such as group therapy or rehabilitation.
  • Performed counseling interventions to address issues through conflict resolution and situational adjustment to depression, anxiety, and physical or substance abuse.
  • Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
  • Assisted patients with dealing with challenging realities and developing coping skills.
Volunteer, 02/2008 to 01/2012
City Of Oxnard, CaOxnard, CA,
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
  • Furnished supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit-specific procedures.
  • Maintained up-to-date and accurate program files and records.
  • Improved operations by assisting with various entry-level tasks, saving valuable time for busy staff.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Counseling Psychology, Expected in 12/2012
Kyambogo University - Kampala, Uganda
Nursing Assistant Certificate: Nursing, Expected in 05/2018
American Red Cross - Peabody, MA
: CPR Certification , Expected in 07/2018
American Red Cross - Medford, MA

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Kyambogo University
  • American Red Cross
  • American Red Cross
Job Titles Held:
  • Resident Care Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Counselor
  • Volunteer
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate