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Summary

Skilled and dedicated Personal Care Attendant with proficiency in a wide range of medical and communication skills demonstrated by 8 years of experience in healthcare. Excellent in-home support with customized care regimes for patients with disabilities, post-op and hospital discharge and geriatrics. Outgoing, resourceful and compassionate to client needs to provide daily living support, quality of life and companionship. First responder award for community service 2015.

Employment History
Northern LTD
Personal Care Attendant  April 2013- Present 2018
  • Executed physician orders for home ADL plans per hospital discharge
  • Administered personal care assistance and provided health teaching independent living skills when necessary
  • Managed patient documentation including problems, care and progress and discussed with supervisor
  • Ensure patient is taking prescribed medication properly, documented any issues and reported to nurse supervisor
  • Created safe environment at patients’ homes to prevent falls and accidents
  • Provide companionship and support to patient and their family to help ensure a comfortable environment for healing, dignity and privacy
  • Performed housekeeping duties, including: laundry, sweeping, shopping, and meal preparation
  • Arranged for transportation for patient's doctor visits, pharmacy and therapy
Western Inc.
Personal Care Attendant  April 2010 - April 2013
  • Assisted in developing care plans in collaboration with registered nurses and the patient’s family
  • Maintain privacy and safety of patient abiding by HIPPA laws and regulations
  • Observed patients’ skin, provided good skin care and documented findings and treatments if any. Reported results to RN when needed
  • Performed light housekeeping, changed linens, assisted patient to the bathroom and with grooming and bathing
  • Prepared meals following dietician’s nutritional plan and provided companionship and emotional support
  • Planned activities to help with socialization and accompanied patient to outings
  • Transportation to and from medical appointments and testing
Professional Skills
Sign language:Intermediate
Bilingual in English and Spanish:Advanced
Excellent written and communication skills:Advanced
Efficient time management with multi-tasking:Expert
Hobbies & Interests
  • ASPCA volunteer
  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Church volunteer for fundraising events
  • Enjoy concerts and musical theatre
  • Barnes & Nobel Book Club member
  • Skilled chess champion
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