Home Health Aide Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-professional and talented Home Health Aide with more than 5 years of experience in providing daily living and personal care services to critically ill, disabled or cognitively impaired patients in accordance with an established care plan. Physically strong with a high-level of patience and possess effective communication and interpersonal skills as well as excellent documentation, time-management, and organizational skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Clear understanding of standard concepts, practices and procedures related to home health care as well as familiar with basic medical terminology, medical tools, and equipment such as thermometers, blood pressure cuffs, heart monitors, and oxygen machines

  • High-level of professionalism with effective communication and interpersonal skills to provide emotional support to patients and their families

  • Active listening and critical thinking skills to provide accurate reports to supervisors or registered nurses

  • Ability to clearly understand written care plans and execute instructions as well as document services delivered

  • Ability to remain calm and maintain professionalism during times of high emotional stress

  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate patients’ health conditions and progress

  • Physically strong with the ability to stand for longer hours and perform tasks related to transporting and lifting patients

  • Ability to create and maintain safe and healthy environment for patients

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patients records as well as possess basic computer proficiency to enter information into digital patient charts

Work Experience:


Home Health Aide

Penn Highlands Healthcare Group, Chicago, IL

August 2017 – Present

  • Bathing, grooming, toileting, dressing, and feeding patients

  • Taking vital signs as well as monitoring and recording food or liquid intake and output and then reporting to healthcare professionals

  • Helping patients with exercising, walking, and moving in and out of their beds

  • Changing bed linens, cleaning and disinfecting their rooms regularly

  • Maintaining patients’ records regarding care, progress or related problems to report or discuss with registered nurse or other professional staff in a timely manner

  • Preparing meals and providing assistance with feeding while taking into account dietary restrictions as well as giving prescribed medication at scheduled times

  • Providing emotional and psychological support to the patients

Home Health Aide

Sanford Healthcare Services, Chicago, IL

February 2015 – July 2017

  • Delivered home care support based on doctors’ treatment programs as well as properly administered prescribed medications

  • Communicated with superiors regarding changes in patients’ health and their discomfort, and submitted all required documentation in a timely manner

  • Conversed with and entertained patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert as well as provided emotional support to their family members

  • Assisted patients during therapy exercises as well as gave massage for pain relief regularly

  • Assisted with ambulating bed-ridden patients and cleaning their bed sores

  • Performed basic household chores such as dish washing, changing bed linens, laundry, disposing trash, and grocery shopping

Home Health Aide

Hunderton Home Care Services, Chicago, IL

December 2013 – January 2015

  • Observed and utilized appropriate techniques to help patients with their daily activities such as bathing, feeding, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, skin care, exercise as well as assisted with bedpan or urinal

  • Checked and recorded vital signs and observed patients’ behavior under minimal supervision

  • Performed general housekeeping and cleaning duties that included washing dishes, doing laundry, cleaning bathrooms or dusting and preparing meals for the patients as well

  • Took patients to and from doctors’ appointments as well as provided transportation for other kinds of outings

  • Maintained and updated records of patients’ health conditions and progress as well as immediately alerted the primary caregivers or registered nurses during the time of medical crisis or complications

Education & Training:

  • Home Health Aide Training program

    M&D Health Care Inc., Chicago, IL

    2012

  • High School Diploma

    Amundsen High School, Chicago, IL

    2011

Reference:

On request.

See Also

  • Home Health Aide Job Description

  • Health Care Aide Cover Letter
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