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trained medication aide resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Energetic Healthcare professional dedicated to providing top-quality, patient-centered care. Highly skilled in addressing acute and chronic conditions. Resourceful navigation of complex healthcare environments to optimize patient care. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Skills
  • Drugs inventory
  • Patient observation
  • Records maintenance
  • Records management
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Patient relations
  • Quick problem solver
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
Experience
05/2020 to Current
Trained Medication Aide North Ridge Health And Rehab New Hope, MN,
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify any complications.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Maintained medication stock and performed cleaning of patient rooms and equipment.
  • Assessed patient needs in response to medications.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Administered scheduled drugs, including schedule 2 and schedule 4 under direct supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Obtained, recorded and reported patient vital signs as needed for medication administration.
  • Safely and accurately prepared all medications and sterilized products by using proper techniques, calculations and standards of precautions.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Prevented spread of infection by consistent hand washing, universal precautions and special isolation procedures.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Collected patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input, output and other necessary measurements.
  • Provided mental health care by administering psychotropic medications and teaching breathing exercises for anxiety issues.
05/2019 to Current
Nursing Assistant Registered Pacific Medical Centers Kirkland, WA,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Took patients vitals, including blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented vital signs and weight of patients.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Delivered high level of care to every patient.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Turned or re-positioned bedridden patients to promote blood flow and prevent bedsores.
01/2017 to 05/2018
House Supervisor Ahmc Healthcare Inc. Moss Beach, CA,
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
  • Directed emergency response and crisis interventions.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees promptly through email, phone and in person.
  • Managed cases and oversaw nursing care with strong commitment to offering patients optimal treatments, resources and quality care.
  • Investigated and reported all accidents fully, leveraging new knowledge to improve protections for patients and staff.
  • Recruited, interviewed, hired and coached employees and promoted high level of care quality to patients.
  • Provided patients necessary medications via appropriate pathways.
  • Maintained correct number of staffers to meet budget parameters while promoting high levels of patient care.
  • Communicated conditions, changes and care updates between clinical staff and physicians.
  • Called upon staff members to discuss patient care and treatment.
03/2015 to 01/2017
Mental Health Worker Centura Health Castle Rock, CO,
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and family therapy sessions.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
  • Administered psychotropic drugs and other medications, adhering to medication schedules and making adjustments commensurate with patients' condition and response.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations of clients.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2013 to to
GED:
General Education Development Diploma - ,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • General Education Development Diploma

Job Titles Held:

  • Trained Medication Aide
  • Nursing Assistant Registered
  • House Supervisor
  • Mental Health Worker

Degrees

  • GED

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