Private Duty Caregiver Resume Example

Overview

Clichés on resumes do not just look dated – they look lazy as well. They don’t make you stand out because other people are using them too. Employers want to see that you have taken a certain amount of interest in preparing your resume especially for their benefit. If you fail to do this, you will be considered just one of the many candidates who applied for the job. Clichés don’t work but sprinkling keywords from the job description given in the advertisement sure does! Use them for your benefit!

If you can possibly avoid jargon and corporate speak, you are hallway to being considered standout. For a sample resume that successfully avoids clichés, have a look at the following one for a private duty caregiver position:

See also: Private Duty Caregiver Resume Sample 1

Private Duty Caregiver Resume Sample

 

Linda Moore

790 Jonesville Road● Richville ● NY 92374 ● (999) 999-9999 ● linmo @ email . com


 PRIVATE DUTY CAREGIVER

Professional Summary: Compassionate, mature private duty caregiver with a 9+ years’ track record of successfully assisting patients with personal care activities such as bathing, dressing, oral hygiene and hair and skin care. Known for employing patience and communication skills to reach out to patients and provide them with exceptional personal and emotional care.

• Hands-on experience in assisting patients with their ambulatory needs including exercising and physical therapy
• Demonstrated expertise in supervising patients to ensure their physical and emotional wellbeing and comfort
• Focused on providing quality basic emotional and psychological support to patients and other members of the family

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Emotional Support • Counseling • Emergency Response
• Ambulatory Assistance • Companionship • Medication Administration
• Physical Therapy • CPR and First Aid • Household Chores
• Mobility Assistance • Monitoring / Assessment • Patient Dignity

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MASONICARE, Richville, NY (1/2012 to Present)
Private Duty Caregiver
• Comprehend each patient’s individual needs by thoroughly going through their medical and emotional histories
• Take information regarding plan of care for each patient and ensure that care is provided accordingly
• Assist patients in handling their everyday needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and grooming
• Provide physical care by assisting them in walking and with exercise regimens
• Counsel patients out of depression by keeping in sync with existing therapy being provided
• Administer medication or provide medication reminders according to set timings
• Ascertain that patients’ homes are conducive to their wellbeing
• Educate patients and their families about physical and emotional care modules and their implementation
• Run errands and perform light housekeeping chores

Accomplishments:
• Resuscitated a patient who suffered a sudden stroke by employing exceptional emergency response skills
• Singlehandedly assisted 3 patients in performing physical therapy exercises in the absence of the certified physical therapist

SCRIPPS HEALTH, Richville, NY (1/2006 to 11/2011)
Caregiver
• Assisted patients with their personal needs such as oral hygiene, washing, bathing and toileting
• Ascertained that nutritious meals are cooked and fed to patients in accordance to their specific needs and doctors’ orders
• Provided medication reminders and assisted with exercise and ambulation
• Handled light housekeeping work such as washing dishes, cleaning and dusting
• Ran errands such as paying utility bills and shopping for groceries

Accomplishments:
• Rehabilitated 13 patients successfully by providing them with intense counseling services
• Commended for providing exceptional care to patients and representing the company for close to 6 years in a consistent manner

EDUCATION
RICHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, Richville, NY – 2005
High School Diploma






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