The skills section for a home health aide resume lets you state your specific training and education or outline individual qualities that would be advantageous for your prospective employer. This section of Home Health Aide Resume can also be called Strengths, Qualifications, Profile, or Capabilities.

In this section, you will be able to draw attention to your most relevant skills, gained through or unpaid work experience and education, keeping in mind the specific requirements and characteristics of the position you hope to fill.

 

 

Skills for a Home Health Aide Resume

• In-depth knowledge of maintaining proper infection control measures following standard control guidelines
• Self directed with the capability to work with little or no direct supervision
• Comprehensive knowledge of taking proper measures for patient safety and comfort
• Demonstrated tact, patience and excellent personal hygiene
• Able to give detailed and accurate written reports to agency
• Thorough understanding of assisting with ambulation by providing arm support for independent transfers and walking, or assisting the individual to go to the bathroom
• Ability to read and follow written instructions and care documents
• Hands-on experience in submission of clinical records, visit notes and every day time summaries
• Excellent patient care skills
• Professional appearance and ability to comply with agency dress code
• Proven ability to communicate clinical information in an accurate and friendly way
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to communicate well with co-workers
• Proven employee relations skills
• Good organization and communication skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Dedicated and careful – high level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Bilingual: Fluent in English and French
• Computer: Skilled in MS Office Suite