Private Caregiver Resume Example

Updated on: March 29, 2021

In order to write an effective resume, it must be remembered that employers want to see that you have taken a certain amount of interest in preparing your resume especially for them. If you fail to do this, you will be considered just one of the many candidates who applied for the same job.

Have a look at the following one for a private duty caregiver position:

Private Duty Caregiver Resume Sample

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


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, haircare, and skincare. Known for employing patience and communication skills to reach out to patients and provide them with exceptional personal and emotional care. CPR and First Aid Certified.

• 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

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
• Ensure 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

• 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)
• Assisted patients with their personal needs such as oral hygiene, washing, bathing and toileting
• Ensured 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

• 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

High School Diploma

• Emotional Support
• Counseling
• Emergency Response
• Ambulatory Assistance
• Companionship
• • Household Chores
• Mobility Assistance
• Monitoring / Assessment
• Patient Dignity