Top Care Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Care Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Care Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.1% of Care Associate resumes contained Vital Signs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Care Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Care Associate resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Facilitated proper medical care including medication administration for clients, recorded vital signs, and accompanied to medical appointments.
  • Assisted Patients with daily care needs Transported patients Monitored and obtained patients vital signs Obtained BLS certification
  • Documented necessary paperwork, monitor vital signs and provide medication as needed.
  • Collected vital signs and maintained patient record accordingly.
  • Assisted with medication administration and recorded vital signs.
  • Monitor and record client vital signs, intake and output and other measurements in accordance with unit routine and as directed.
  • Recorded vital signs, provided for patient toileting, made beds and assisted in meeting the nutritional needs of the patient.
  • Care includes vital signs, intake and output, daily life care, charting, monitoring the patient and also ambulation.
  • Assist in recovering patients after procedures, take and document vital signs, pull sheaths as needed, remove IVs.
  • Obtained vital signs, perform and record glucose monitoring, weighing patients, measuring intake and output, collecting specimens.
  • Measured, recorded and documented vital signs and significant changes of the patient and reported each finding to the RN.
  • Acted as first point of contact for patients; Took vital signs and provided education on basic health care information.
  • Helped to maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information.
  • Monitored and charted vital signs and patient activity - Assisted with Activities of Daily Living - BLS Certified (Valid)
  • Provide patient care, feeding, admission/discharge processes, vital signs, patient transport, glucose check, and weight.
  • Served as a patient record keeper, performed health assessments/vital signs, and provided liaison between patients and nurse.
  • Take vital signs, record input and output of all patients, and pick up and drop off specimen.
  • Assisted nurse practitioner with lab work, taking vital signs, counseling and educating patients regarding medication and health.
  • Cared for patients on hourly rounds by taking vital signs, emptying Foley catheters, and changing incontinent patients.
  • Obtain vital signs, help patients with daily physical activities such as ambulating, eating, and comfort needs.

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2. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Administer a compassionate level of patient care by closely interacting with patients and building trusting PCA-patient working relationships.
  • Work collaboratively and communicates effectively with other patient care team members and support roles of all coworkers.
  • Maintained open communication other medical staff to ensure appropriate and continuous patient care.
  • Document basic patient care and procedures on assigned patients utilizing appropriate forms.
  • Performed patient care and administrative duties necessary to deliver quality patient care.
  • Rendered direct patient care while maintaining patient comfort and patient confidentiality.
  • Communicated effectively and completed general, patient care tasks as assigned.
  • Assisted nursing staff in providing direct patient care on a Medical/Surgical unit
  • Trained/oriented new patient care associates to job responsibilities and requirements.
  • Provided direct patient care to clients on Neurology/Surgical unit.
  • Provided direct patient care/assistance to clinical nurses.
  • Maintain adequate inventory/supplies for patient care area.
  • Assisted with a variety of direct and indirect patient care activities as supervised and directed by the Registered Nurse/Patient Care Coordinator.
  • Perform administrative duties that include coordinating with referring physicians, Lab Corp, Urgent Care clinics to ensure quality patient care.
  • Combined with strong leadership skills with medical support as an inspirational team member with a proven proficiency in individualized patient care.
  • Worked collaboratively with nurses, doctors and other medical professionals to provide direct patient care and advocate for the best care.
  • Perform patient care services with patients and utilize my skills to the best of my abilities with proper certification and training.
  • Provide patient care and exceptional customer service to a diverse population of primarily breast, lung, and GYN cancer patients.
  • Serve an integral role on multidisciplinary treatment teams: deliver hands-on patient care as directed by nursing staff and physicians.
  • Provided direct patient care to all age groups on the surgical floor under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.

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3. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Measure urine and stool out, check blood sugar levels, check pulse rate, and blood pressure and record food intake
  • Assist nursing staff in carrying out routine checkups on patients by examining their temperature, blood pressure, and sugar level.
  • Task and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure, and in take output measurements.
  • Measure patients' heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, blood oxygen level, and blood glucose level.
  • Monitor, and record patient vital signs including heart rate, blood pressure, weight and temperature.
  • Recorded patient s blood pressure, pulse rate, weight, temperature, and respiration rate.
  • Check and record vital signs which included temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • Volunteer as blood pressure reader at all the hospital sponsored summer street fairs within the city
  • Assisted licensed staff with delegated tasks such as taking blood pressures and blood glucose POC.
  • Discipline, energetic employee who quickly recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Take vitals twice a day (blood pressure, temperature, oxygen levels).
  • Assisted nurses with taking vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse and temperatures.
  • Perform cholesterol checks, take blood pressures, and measure BMI at health fairs.
  • Test and monitor patient's heart rate and blood pressure under physician's directions.
  • Take and record temperature, blood pressure, and pulse and respiration rates daily.
  • Record vital signs such as temperature, pulse and blood pressure, etc.
  • Monitor patient blood sugar level, blood pressure as well as o2 sat.
  • Obtained patient's vitals including temperature, blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Obtained and recorded patient's temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Recorded temperature, pulse, respiratory rate and blood pressure.

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4. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assisted nursing staff with patient procedures; including phlebotomy and indwelling catheter insertions.
  • Performed phlebotomy on a variety of patients including pediatric and geriatric populations.
  • Receive additional training to provide electrocardiogram and phlebotomy (blood work) assistance
  • Established trust and minimize patient discomfort during phlebotomy functions.
  • Perform blood glucose monitoring, electrocardiographs and phlebotomy.
  • Executed and exhibited proficiency in electrocardiogram and phlebotomy.
  • Performed phlebotomy and collected specimens for laboratory procedures.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures and electrocardiograms, as directed.
  • Performed phlebotomy and routine STD laboratory procedures.
  • Refined the ability to perform phlebotomy procedures.
  • Perform phlebotomy perform EKG perform glucose testing
  • Assisted with obtaining vitals and performed phlebotomy
  • Collected specimens, including phlebotomy techniques.
  • Completed vitals, conducted phlebotomy.
  • Cross-trained in orthopedics and phlebotomy.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures on patients.
  • Performed daily phlebotomy and electrocardiograms.
  • Job duties included room stocking, patient transport, phlebotomy, assisting with minor procedures, and am/pm care of patients.
  • Collaborate daily with cross-functional clinical teams, including lab and phlebotomy personnel, as well as with administrative and billing departments.
  • Perform all routine lab draws (phlebotomy) as well as all specimen collections including urine, sputum & stool samples.

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5. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assisted patients in meeting their personal care needs and provided individualized interventions while encouraging patient involvement and promoting independence.
  • Performed direct personal care duties, monitored vital signs and behavioral/physical conditions, reported changes.
  • Performed daily personal care tasks for children with severe/profound mental retardation and physical disabilities.
  • Monitored patient vital signs and provided personal care to elderly and disabled residents.
  • Mentored new personal care associates to contribute to the retirement communities positive culture.
  • Provide therapeutic and personal care services to individuals with mental and physical challenges
  • Assist individuals with personal care and ensuring their safety at our facility
  • Provided Homemaking and Personal Care for individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
  • Provide personal care including bathing and toileting assistance.
  • Shift leader* Passed Medications* Daily personal care* Cleaning
  • Provide in home personal care to disabled individuals
  • Rendered personal care, light housekeeping and related services to maintain a safe and healthy environment for the sick and disabled.
  • Cared for client with Cerebral Palsy to ensure completion of daily functions such as working, eating, and personal care.
  • Provide nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to the mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, developmentally disabled and geriatric population.
  • Assisted Patient with personal care in a group home setting, Administered Medication, worked with clients to achieve set goals.
  • Provide personal care including feeding, dressing and bathing Escort to and from appointments and provided companionship Dispensed medications as needed
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including bathing, grooming, and eating.
  • Assist person with daily living requirements including but not limited to meal preparation, medication administration, and personal care.
  • Provide assistance with personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.)
  • Provided nursing, psychiatric, or personal care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, and mentally challenged patients.

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6. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Cash Register* Phones and overhead paging* Customer Service* Product restock* General animal care and maintenance* Reconciled tills* Computer data entry
  • Enforce safety among psychiatric patients* Maintain a calm environment throughout the facility* Conduct relaxation group sessions* Provide excellent patient/customer service
  • Provide outstanding customer service by ensuring each customer has been helped within their satisfaction and business requirements.
  • Provided customer service to various agencies regarding issues related to Medical Assistance eligibility.
  • Provided excellent customer service at all times -Covered other store managers when on vacation
  • Experience in a customer service environment with clerical or administrative assistant skills.
  • Provided customer service in selection of small animals and product recommendations.
  • Recognized for consistently courteous and respectful customer service and patient care
  • Performed various other customer service and administrative duties as required.
  • Provided superior customer service and demonstrated creative sales ability.
  • Delivered excellent customer service in all encounters.
  • Provided excellent telecommunication skills and customer service.
  • Provide excellent Customer service to patients and family
  • Provided customer service and customer interfacing.
  • Gained experience in exceptional customer service.
  • Assist members with medication and customer service
  • Handled 75+ candidates and employees per day, giving detailed, personalized and friendly service to provide quality customer service experience.
  • Provide excellent customer service to patrons on both the cash register and while creating customized beverages according to Starbucks standards.
  • Cashier: Maintain sales and cash management, excellent customer service, strong rapport with customers and other assigned duties.
  • Assisted in the training of new Customer Service Representatives by answering questions and offering assistance in problem solving as needed.

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7. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assisted patients with ADL's including washing, dressing, toileting, eating, ambulating, and bed linen changes.
  • Measure and record accurate data collection of ADL's and patients on a strict intake and output regimen.
  • Help carry out ADL - Blood Draws - EKG - Vitals - Worked in lock unit with psychiatric patients
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL) while promoting healing, recovery, and independence.
  • Perform patient care including collection and documentation of objective information, activates of daily living (ADL).
  • Assist residents with medications, transferring, bathroom assistance and ADL (Activities of daily living).
  • Assist with daily ADL's, such as feeding, washing, grooming and toileting.
  • Assist residents with ADL's such as hygiene, continence, eating, and toileting.
  • Provide ADL, hygiene, treatments and procedures as directed and supervised by the RN.
  • Provide support for ADL, hygiene assistance, vital signs and other tasks delegated.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's including dressing, feeding, bathing and toileting tasks.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding.
  • Assist in ADL's and helping patients to be as independent as possible.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's and; and activity department with various activities.
  • Assisted patients with ADL; feeding, walking, moving, and changing.
  • Assist with ADL, recreation, meals, other activities as needed.
  • Assist patients with ADL such as bathing, feeding, and clothing.
  • Provided bedside care and ADL (activities of daily living) support.
  • Performed direct patient care tasks and responsibilities such as patient ADL's.
  • Assist residents with ADLS, personal hygiene, and daily dressing.

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8. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Documented and managed customer issues with internal departments which included identifying the best reactive and proactive resolution options
  • Verified patient eligibility and benefit levels; transmitted necessary information to internal and external personnel.
  • Established credibility with external providers through a demonstrated understanding of their issues and concerns.
  • Established rapport with top potential writers within Family Practice and Internal Medicine physicians.
  • Collaborated with a team of international counselors to ensure exceptional quality of services.
  • Communicated with professional staff regarding pertinent observations concerning the condition of patients.
  • Provide for newborn safety and privacy and ensures confidentiality during parental encounters.
  • Address patient concerns by providing therapeutic communication and using non-verbal communication techniques.
  • Created pharmacy intern recruiting/hiring process and formal requisition manager request system.
  • Received and reviewed all return loan documentations for accuracy and completion.
  • Earned commendations for dedication and professionalism during Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.
  • Assist with student simulations while offering instruction to facilitate learning.
  • Respond to internal and external telephone inquiries appropriately and expediently.
  • Researched, compiled and analyzed internal and external information.
  • Provided expert customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Scheduled service for existing customers and resolved customer concerns.
  • Process and coordinate communication between internal and external customers.
  • Earned management trust by scheduling weekly inventory orders.
  • Maintained participant records and job related logs/journals.
  • Designed and delivered the Power of Attorney for Health Care education and presentations for employees and the community at large.

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9. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Prioritize emergency situations and medical regulations and establish different procedures to specific cases.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations.
  • Supported fellow co-workers in emergency situations
  • Assisted with all types of emergency situations, working in a Level 1 Trauma Center.
  • Respond to emergency situations as occur and work directly with RN and or Physicians.
  • Provide fast and efficient care in emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency situations, such as emergency medical calls, security calls, or fire alarms.
  • Provide ADL, hygiene, treatments and procedures Respond appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Provide quality patient care and assist RNs and MDs Responded to and controlled emergency situations and ease family anxiety

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10. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Administered medications to residents, recorded reactions and maintained resident's medical records.
  • Summarized medical records and provides initial case evaluation of complicated professional liability matters.
  • Protected the security of medical records ensuring optimum levels of confidentiality.
  • Process physician orders and document all information in medical records.
  • Prepared and documented patient information and assessment on medical records.
  • Maintained medical records and daily documentation per industry standards.
  • Do Billing Summary and check medical records for information
  • Input information in Electronic Medical Records.
  • Helped with minor physical therapy, kept track of critical vital signs and charted them in online medical records.
  • Collect supplementary information needed to assist client, such as medical records, employment records, or school reports.
  • Answer phones and schedule appointments, manage medical records (maintain, files/scan, prepare for schedule).
  • Acquired admission, discharge, transfer and diet order changes using electronic medical records and/or nutrition services software.
  • Updated and maintained patient medical records, scheduling patient appointments and medical procedures, processing insurance forms.
  • Assisted in the transition to electronic medical records; scanned information into the electronic medical records.
  • Assisted Nurses and Patients BA (Business Associate) Obtain information from patient Created medical records.
  • Provide help with their ADL s. Prescribe medications to residents and maintain related medical records.
  • Charted observations and pertinent changes in the patient's condition using electronic medical records.
  • Maintain medical records, prepare patient charts, incoming and outgoing correspondence files.
  • Assembled, maintained, and reviewed medical records according to hospital policy.
  • Prepared medical records for electronic health record (EHR) scan project.

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11. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided comprehensive behavioral health care management to facilitate delivery of appropriate quality care and improve program efficiency involving clinical issues.
  • Contributed to sales growth by supporting seven sales representatives in encouraging health care professionals to incorporate new products.
  • Developed relationships with partnering community-based organizations to provide a wider range of health care access for patients.
  • Worked with health care provider referrals and self-referred clients to provide Health Choice/MCO navigation/utilization.
  • Acquired additional skills and training filling temporary positions for numerous health care facilities.
  • Provided high-quality, patient-centered health care and patient advocacy.
  • Conducted health care regulatory due diligence for corporate transactions.
  • Record and report changes in the client's physical condition, behavior or appearance to nursing staff or health care physician.
  • Answer questions accurately and communicate with patients, health care providers, insurance providers, and specialists regarding products and services.
  • Participated as a member of the health care team in the development, utilization and evaluation of the plan of care.
  • Advised health care clients on regulatory and compliance issues, including Stark and Anti-Kickback laws, and negotiate physician employment agreements.
  • Educated the public on preventive health care and explain to them how the program would benefit them and their families.
  • Evaluate client's age, income, and family size to determine what health care program they are qualified.
  • Respond to patient call lights, assists patients with feeding, bathing, and all other personal health care.
  • Organized collaboration with other health care professionals and chaplains to provide spiritual care to all persons in the Institute.
  • Litigated cases for health care clients in the areas of medical malpractice, commercial, and employment law.
  • Worked as a part of a health care team providing support for medical-surgical, post-op, postpartum patients.
  • Cleaned hospital rooms and used the best cleaning standards for a health care facility to look its best.
  • Selected for committee to build productive relationships with health care providers focused on children in foster care.
  • Worked as a Health Care Associate under the department of medicine for various specialties including internal medicine.

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12. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest and respond to emergency situations related to patient treatment.
  • Completed training programs, CPR, CPI and medication class to ensure safety and health was maintained at all times.
  • Respond according to role in Code 4 response, which includes: Performing CPR, functioning as a runner 5.
  • Articulate role in an emergency situation including fire, CPR, elopement, infant/child abduction disaster or bomb treat.
  • Responded to Code 10s and Code Blue and actively participated such as performing CPR, and obtaining materials needed.
  • Participate in code traumas by performing CPR, controlling bleeding, administering oxygen, and monitoring vital signs.
  • Received training and certification in infectious diseases, fall prevention, AIDS care, and CPR/AED certification renewal.
  • Assist with all emergency procedures including initiating CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest.
  • Learned how to prep deceased patients, CPR, and Psych evaluations for patients in critical care.
  • Work with team to provide appropriate emergency care, CPR, Code Blue & life safety situations.
  • Assisted physicians, nurses and hospital staff in trauma and CPR rooms.
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, and in food preparation.
  • Developed the skills required for Basic Life Support (CPR).
  • Certified in BLS (Basic Life Support) including CPR.
  • Received a Certificate in medication and CPR/ First.
  • Certified in CPR and basic life support.
  • Provided full First Aid/ CPR if needed.
  • Provide first Aid and CPR when needed.
  • Trained in emergency Code protocols including CPR.

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13. Blood Sugars

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Here's how Blood Sugars is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided basic patient care (taking vital signs, blood sugars, bathing, changing linens).
  • Obtained EKG's and blood sugars while attending the nursing program.
  • Take Vitals and Blood sugars and record them accurately.
  • Take and record blood sugars as needed for nurses.
  • Performed room checks, vitals and blood sugars.
  • Obtain specimens and daily blood sugars efficiently.
  • Check blood sugars of diabetic patients.
  • Obtain vital signs, blood sugars and EKG's.
  • Check blood sugars and administer insulins.
  • Performed Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) Obtained specimens for diagnostic testing Performed finger stick blood sugars Performed client observations
  • Perform direct patient care such as vital signs,blood sugars,baths,feeding,general ADL duties.
  • Obtain vitals Transfer patients using taught techniques Obtain blood sugars Chart patient information

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14. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assisted mentally challenged adults with daily living activities.
  • Provided assistance with daily living activities.
  • Provide care and assistance to the residents at the facility with daily living activities such as bathing, grooming and eating.
  • Observed and cared for psychiatric patients, ensuring their safety, while helping them through their daily living activities.
  • Assisted patients in their daily living activities by providing personal services such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities, any bathing, dental hygiene, feeding, and some therapy.
  • Assisted with daily living activities while providing a safe and clean environment for staff and patients.
  • Assisted patients with their daily living activities, obtaining vital signs, checking blood glucose levels.
  • Assist with daily living activities including light housekeeping, providing dining services, and doing laundry.
  • Assist Patients with Daily living activities while entering in patient information into a computer software.
  • Assist patients with daily living activities (bathing, cleaning, and laundry care).
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities such as toileting, feeding, and transferring.
  • Assist clients with their daily living activities such as setting doctor appointments.
  • Provide bedside care to patients and assist them with daily living activities.
  • Trained clients in daily living activities from budgeting to emergency procedures.
  • Position entails assisting residents in the care of daily living activities.
  • Assist with daily living activities of individuals with dementia.
  • Assisted consumers with daily living activities Administered medications
  • Assisted in daily living activities Proficient in phlebotomy, medical terminology, cardiac, peripheral vascular and thoracic diagnoses.
  • Provided bedside care to patients Assisted patients with daily living activities Performed basic medical tasks - vital signs

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15. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Cared for patients requiring telemetry monitoring and work collaboratively with telemetry technician/nurses to detect and report abnormalities to physicians.
  • Provided patient care and support for an adult population on a Medical- Surgical/Telemetry Unit.
  • Performed functions associated with unit secretary/nursing assistant duties on orthopedic medical surgical telemetry unit.
  • Monitor cardiac telemetry for in-patient unit.
  • Maintain telemetry equipment and supply.
  • Place patients on telemetry and Co2 monitors immediately following surgery, as indicated by the standard policy for this unit.
  • Provided direct assistance to the employee health, liver clinic, out patient surgery, and telemetry departments.
  • Assist patient's with activities of daily living on a stroke unit, telemetry unit and critical care.
  • Served on a 50 bed floor specializing in cardiac care, telemetry monitoring and surgical overflow care.
  • Provide direct patient care under the supervision of the physician and nurse for an inpatient telemetry floor.
  • Obtained and recorded vitals on entire telemetry unit, and notified RN to any changes in status.
  • Work Location Boulder, CO Responsibilities Worked on the Telemetry, Mom/Baby, and Pediatrics floors.
  • Have experience on all units of the hospital including ICU, Telemetry, and Orthopedic.
  • Provide care for heart patients, terminally ill and lung patients which includes telemetry.
  • Worked to assist Registered Nurse in the direct care of surgical telemetry patients.
  • Float to other departments such as ER, ICU, PICU and Telemetry.
  • Experience working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse on a Telemetry floor.
  • Assist nursing staff with daily care of patients on critical care/telemetry unit.
  • Monitor Telemetry (Cardiac monitor) of patients assigned to our floor.
  • Floated to all units including ICU, MICU, and Telemetry.

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16. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Discussed/Confirmed benefits Issued/Approved authorizations Pulled/Reviewed/Discussed/Deciphered/Approved or denied claims Filed Documents Data Entry Took Calls Faxed/emailed confidential & non-confidential information
  • Audited and verified patient information data entry documents vs. existing information in patient database.
  • Performed accurate computer data entry of patient demographics.
  • Computerized data entry into electronic charting system.
  • Performed data entry and hospital admissions.
  • Answer phones, data entry, assure patients' are discharged and admitted to the floor safety and in timely manner.
  • Collect and provide data entry of case information and determine course of action for the call based on established guidelines.
  • Front office responsibilities included patient check-in/out, appointment scheduling, phone triage, data entry, filing, etc.
  • Oversee data processing for contact management: data entry, creating filters, groups and generating reports.
  • Performed secretarial duties including proficiency in data entry, EPIC software, and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Maintained accurate data entry and updated client information in AIRS, NEXTGEN, and QSI databases.
  • Involved in patient education, responsible for data entry, and implementation of high laboratory standards.
  • Performed various types of data entry for patient's files related to general medical care.
  • Chart, filed and used data entry techniques on a day to day basis.
  • Ensured that all patients were tracked through data entry systems for follow-up and reports.
  • Conduct research, perform data entry and manage additional administrative tasks as required.
  • Performed administrative support duties including data entry of doctors' patient care orders.
  • Provided assistance to nurses and families, patient care, and data entry.
  • Review and data entry of self-pay patient accounts using the MediTech program.
  • General office, computer, secretary and data entry duties.

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17. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Completed appeals involving medical necessity, retroactive prior authorizations, and/or member eligibility, and departmental statistics reports.
  • Experience in adapting to any hospital unit, establishing a positive working relationship with coworkers and taking initiatives.
  • Aided clients' in daily personal grooming/ readiness and living activities for day rehabilitative/ therapeutic programs.
  • Provide breast-feeding education and consultation to prospective and actual patients of the inpatient and environment.
  • Work on planning committee for holidays and events to collaborate creativity with religious accountability.
  • Accommodate advance medical care staff in rendering any invasive procedures on hospital patients.
  • Educated patients with newly and previously diagnosed conditions on self-care and post-operative care.
  • Provided rehabilitative skills training, and other therapeutic services to the target population.
  • Partnered with Counter Manager to identify business driving opportunities and stock needs.
  • Performed tasks related to initiate and implement curriculum and activities for infants.
  • Monitored treatment plan for cost effectiveness and benefit limitations as set by TennCare
  • Conducted individual gynecological, abortion, vasectomy and HIV test counseling sessions.
  • Showed sensitivity to resident needs for privacy and socialization.
  • Provided consultative guidance based upon customers individual health needs.
  • Document daily living activities and in communication log.
  • Set up billing documentation for Accounts Receivables/Billing.
  • Supervised Daily living activities of adolescent residents.
  • Assisted residents with rehabilitation and educational activities.
  • Served in similar capacity as with Caregivers.
  • Reported weekly progress reports to administrative staff.

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18. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens and occasionally performed basic laboratory tests on the premises.
  • Developed protocols and trained staff in the collection and processing of laboratory specimens.
  • Collect, label, and processes laboratory specimens accurately and safely.
  • Collected and processed laboratory specimens according to physician's orders.
  • Assisted with daily care, checked vital signs, obtained laboratory specimens, and documented health of patients; Oncology/Hematology Unit.
  • Procure and process laboratory specimens, requisitions, and order entries from internal and external facilities.
  • Collected laboratory specimens as directed by the nurse.
  • Collected and handled laboratory specimens -Recorded patient's height, weight and vital signs
  • Assist physicians and nursing staff in patient care including vital signs, electrocargiograms, phlebotomy, and other laboratory specimens.
  • Collected blood,tissue,and other laboratory specimens,logged specimens and prepared them for testing.

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19. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assist nurse with patients by drawing blood, showering, and taking vital signs.
  • Charged with patient care and became an expert in hard sticks/drawing blood.
  • Perform CPR when needed, drawing blood, responding to critical situation.
  • Practice all safety precautions when drawing blood.
  • Perform Phlebotomy functions, including drawing blood and initial processing.
  • Perform specialized duties such as drawing blood and catheterizations.
  • take Patient vitals Drawing blood work Hospice care Contact guard for patients performing Ekgs and checking blood sugars

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20. PCA

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Here's how PCA is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Determine eligibility and assist patients in the enrollment process for PCAP, FPBP and other Medicaid and manage care programs.
  • Lead PCA Employee round table leading to new methodology for patient coverage, resulting in decrease call bell response time.
  • Involved in hiring and training of new PCA's as well as a resource for fellow PCA's.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after Cardio-Thoracic Surgery as appropriate to PCA scope of practice.
  • Implemented hourly rounding with intention protocol for all current and new PCA's.
  • Perform diligently the duties of a PCA assisting the nurses however possible.
  • Performed duties of a PCA II while also taking on extra responsibilities.
  • Function as the primary PCA in the Radiation Oncology Clinic at SSCBC.
  • Acquired PCA assignments throughout entire hospital through systems float pull.
  • Assisted management in redefining and implementing the PCA role.
  • Generate reports for doctors, nurses and relief PCA.
  • Chart all required PCA tasks.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the work floor to assist other PCA's with calls.
  • Work within the team framework with the RN's assigned and fellow PCA's.
  • Oversee patients in order to maintain their safety in situations such as suicide or fall risks Assist with certain PCA care duties
  • Earned PCA of the Year Award in 2009 Receive exemplary and exceeded expectations rating in performances reviews
  • Selected Contributions: Worked as a UC/PCA in the PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit).
  • Provided End-user help on IHIS for PCAs in the department.
  • Mentored and Coached New PCAs to the unit.
  • Level 1 Trauma PCA on Neuro/ Trauma unit.

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21. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Perform Clerical duties such as registering patients, answering phone calls and provide information, and scheduling patients' appointments.
  • Substituted for unit clerk by assisting incoming patients and taking telephone calls, and prepared new charts for new admissions.
  • Update data base and answer phone calls, assist clients with documents and all the necessary information needed.
  • Scheduled appointments; handled phone calls and inquiries; checked in patients for their appointments with the doctors.
  • Direct Incoming & Outgoing Phone Calls, Fax, Copy, place orders Supplies Audit Records.
  • Answered phone calls, entered data into computer and prepared paperwork for resident's appointments.
  • Answered phone calls, scheduled appointments, accepted payments, assisted in other areas as needed
  • Advanced to position of Associate Support Contact arbitrating escalated phone calls from members and pharmacies.
  • Answered telephone calls of patients who needed to transmit stored EKG recordings from heart monitors.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, and call bells in the absence of the receptionist.
  • Answered a high volume of phone calls, checked patients in and out.
  • Handle phone calls by using proper etiquette and responding and delegating calls appropriately.
  • Directed high volume of phone calls to appropriate extensions from call center.
  • Assisted the nurses in emergencies and directed visitor traffic and phone calls.
  • Answer phone calls and emails while dealing directly with the clientele.
  • Assisted customers, audited files, answered and returned phone calls.
  • Answer telephone calls regarding directions, general questions and reservations.
  • Answered telephone calls from provider and subscribers within thirty seconds.
  • Follow up directly with regional bereavement programs and phone calls.
  • Answered phone calls, faxed release of medical record forms.

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22. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Administer Medication to multiple residents with dementia.
  • Take care of residence with dementia-laundry-Light housekeeping duties
  • Monitored patients with dementia to keep them safe from wondering and getting loss.
  • Care for elderly persons diagnosed with dementia in a secure assisted living facility.
  • Provided direct care to resident with dementia by following their care plans.
  • Attend GDS (General Dementia Scale) meetings.
  • Home health aide working with Dementia patient.
  • Assisted residents with dementia in daily activities.
  • Work with individuals with Dementia.
  • Assist with dementia care Oversee daily grooming Prioritize patient needs are being met Administer medication disbursement

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23. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Supervised patients and provided a safe environment.
  • Assist the nurses and staff in the care of patients, maintaining a clean and safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Provided exceptional patient care services by creating a clean, attentive, and safe environment.
  • Identified high risk patients, triggers and intervention techniques to maintain a safe environment.
  • Maintained a healthy, clean and safe environment for patients at all times.
  • Assisted in personal care needs of client providing companionship in a safe environment.
  • Maintain all state licenses and certifications and to promote healthy and safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment including fire prevention, fire drills and evacuation plans.
  • Maintained a safe environment for patients, staff, physicians and guests.
  • Maintained and provided a clean, safe environment for hospital patients.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for clients to ensure health.
  • Educate students on maintaining a safe environment for all patients.
  • Assist in maintaining and providing a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain safe environment and advocate for patient needs.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for residents
  • Maintain a safe environment using intervention skills.
  • Provide residents a clean safe environment.
  • Stored medicine in a safe environment.
  • Provide safe environment for patients.
  • Maintained a neat and safe environment Built rapport with patients and families providing explanation and verbal reassurance as necessary.

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24. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Trained & certified in Dementia/Alzheimer validation.
  • Assisted senior patients with Alzheimer Care, Dementia Care also help them with bathing, dressing, meals and medications.
  • Worked one on one with clients with Alzheimer's, Dementia, Mental Disabilities, and Parkinson's disease.
  • Educated in Alzheimer's disease, Proper training and in-service's to instill the best quality of life.
  • Serve as a responsible advocate for the elderly with Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and physical limitations.
  • Certified Medication Aide and Certified Nurse's Aide work with patients who have Dementia or Alzheimer's.
  • Assist Alzheimer residents with daily living activities such as feeding, bathing, and exercises.
  • Provided help the basic mental health issues for elderly patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Provided ADL care and monitoring of residents with Alzheimer's and advanced Dementia.
  • Gained knowledge of Alzheimer's and Dementia through experience and specific facility training.
  • Performed assignment in assistant living homes with Alzheimer residents within the facilities.
  • Work with elderly and those that suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Escorted patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and dementia to in-patient appointments.
  • Escort Alzheimer's and dementia residents to on-site programs and activities.
  • Provide care to residents in the dementia and Alzheimer's unit.
  • Work with elderly patients who have Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Assist and care for patients with Alzheimer's and/or dementia.
  • Experience working with Alzheimer's and Dementia patients.
  • Worked with Alzheimer and Dementia Care adults.

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25. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Collaborated with medical staff to organize and develop an intensive care unit patient satisfaction assessment and support team.
  • Assist doctor and other medical staff with performing physical examinations and diagnostic services.
  • Observe patients' physical, mental, and emotional conditions and report any change to primary nurse or medical staff.
  • Chart vital signs, intakes and outputs, as well as different symptoms to further help the medical staff.
  • Communicated with resident family, external medical staff as well as vendors to ensure that resident care plan was maintained
  • Performed on-site audits of the utilization review, quality management, and medical staff peer review practices at hospitals.
  • Assisted patients for examinations and treatments and perform duties such as holding instruments and adjusting lights for medical staff.
  • Provided assistance and care to patients and medical staff in the twenty-four hour run clinic at the facility.
  • Analyze medical charts and referrals for completeness and coordinate with medical staff to determine and prioritize needed care.
  • Acted as a liaison for medical doctors and other medical staff in comprehending the complexities of each patient.
  • Provided reports on patient's behavior patters and psychical condition to medical staff and physicians.
  • Job Duties: Assisting the medical staff with lab test, patient rehabilitation and recovery.
  • Performed duties in an assisted living home, under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Fielded in-coming and outgoing phone calls for medical staff, patients and their families.
  • Input information into the computer to be observed by the Physicians and medical staff.
  • Performed duties in care of patients under direction of Register Nurse and medical staff.
  • Assisted medical staff in patient care prior to and after same day surgery.
  • Provide necessary supplies, support and assistance to other medical staff and patients.
  • Observed patients and reported adverse reactions to medications or treatment to medical staff.
  • Assisted medical staff with the preparation of patients for major surgeries.

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26. Patient Rooms

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Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Prepare patient rooms for examination including cleaning and sterilizing instrument and equipment.
  • Prepared patient rooms for admission/discharge.
  • Sterilized contaminated areas/ patient rooms.
  • Cleaned patient rooms daily as well as maintaining a clean unit that was assigned to me for the day.
  • Assist with gathering infants for Neonatal Physician checks, transport infants to and from patient rooms.
  • Retrieve equipment from soiled utility rooms, patient rooms, and associated care areas.
  • Train new employees and assist with sterilization of patient rooms when necessary.
  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms, change bed linens and make beds.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival and helped with discharged.
  • Gather supplies and set up patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Perform daily inspection of patient rooms before and after patient examination.
  • Maintain and set up patient rooms.-Assist with patient and family education
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of patient rooms and hospital unit.
  • Stock Nurse servers in each of the patient rooms.
  • Utilized a strong attention-to-detail when cleaning patient rooms.
  • Assured patient rooms were sanitized and orderly.
  • Restock patient rooms with medical supplies.
  • Aided patients with transportation in wheelchairs, stretchers and other forms of transportation Ensured that patient rooms are up to standard
  • Stock and maintain cleanliness of patient rooms Communicate clearly and efficiently with all ED staff Orthopedic Splinting per physicians orders
  • Prepare patient rooms LANGUAGES Portuguese, level of proficiency: Conversational Spanish, level of proficiency: Conversational

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27. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided medication management and daily care for elderly residents with dementia; including feeding, grooming and monitoring their medical health.
  • Helped residents with daily care tasks including but not limited to bathing, cleaning, dressing, transporting, etc.
  • Organized daily care for cardiac patients, assisting with ADL's, and acquiring pertinent data for treatment.
  • Manage and coordinate daily care of clients, administer medication to ensure stability and constancy in behaviors.
  • Provided daily care for infants, comforted crying infants, sterilized bottles, prepared formulas changed diapers.
  • Assisted daily care needs for elderly residents, such as bathing, feeding, clothing, etc.
  • Provided daily care for fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and small mammals.
  • Assisted registered nurse with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Obtain patient vital statistics; assist in daily care activities and assist with medical emergencies.
  • Assist Patients with Activity of Daily care and interact daily with patient and staff.
  • Assisted in feeding, bathing, and the daily care of patients.
  • Provided daily care to boarding dogs and cats, including basic grooming.
  • Assist patients with routine daily care needs such as bathing and laundering.
  • Performed daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing patients.
  • Provided daily care to patients admitted to hospital for various reasons.
  • Provide direct, daily care for up to 9 cardiac patients.
  • Assist Registered Nurse with the daily care of 10-15 Med-Surgery patients.
  • Provided daily care for patients according with their medical history.
  • Assisted Registered Nurses in the daily care of surgical patients.
  • Give showers and assist with daily care of residents.

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28. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Monitor medication administration, medical appointments and applicable documentation
  • Scheduled medical appointments for residents and assisted with transportation to and from appointments.
  • Provided transportation to patient for medical appointments as needed.
  • Verify patients safety when transporting to medical appointments.
  • Provide assistance to medical appointments on emergency basis.
  • Provided transportation to medical appointments.
  • Transported patient safely to medical appointments
  • Worked with consumers to increase their independence in daily living Provided consumers with transportation to medical appointments, and activities.
  • Provided recreational and therapeutic activities for the patients to and from medical appointments and assuring scheduled programming is carried out.
  • Escort clients to and from medical appointments, offer assistance with personal hygiene and provide emotional support when needed.
  • Transported patients to daily medical appointments, ensuing prompt arrival and a comfortable transition between facilities.
  • Account for sharps, apply restraints and transport residents as assigned to medical appointments.
  • Assist in taking persons served to any medical appointments or scheduled community outings.
  • Accompany client on medical appointments, grocery shopping and other errands.
  • Staff coordinator, medication administration, and patient's medical appointments.
  • Accompanied clients to medical appointments and assisted them with errands.
  • Scheduled and accompany patient to and from medical appointments.
  • Provide client transportation to and from medical appointments.
  • Transported client to medical appointments.
  • Monitor at risk youth, prepare lunches, sitter, ensure youth's safety Transport clients to medical appointments and activities.

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29. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Utilized standard precautions and followed infection control procedures.
  • Utilized basic infection control techniques.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living, assuring personal hygiene, infection control, physical safety, mobility and ambulation.
  • Practice infection control techniques, asses safety needs and fallow safety procedures, comply with patient rights and confidentiality.
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment, Infection control and standard precaution measures are employed daily to each patient.
  • Selected to be a part of the infection control team and instituted preventive control policy compliance.
  • Followed proper protocol in infection control for the safety and well-being of all patients.
  • Practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipment.
  • Provide for patient safety, following all infection control protocols and falls precautions.
  • Practiced & maintained infection control daily; notified RN/MD on patient's status.
  • Respond to Code 10 and adhere to Infection Control Policy and Protocols.
  • Used proper infection control methods at all times utilizing proper PPE.
  • Monitor hand hygiene protocols for infection control throughout the unit.
  • Draw blood on patients adhering to infection control guidelines.
  • Followed day to day infection control rules.
  • Adhere to principles of infection control.
  • Practice and reinforce infection control.
  • Followed infection control procedures.Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews Followed infection control procedures.
  • Perform venipuncture procedures following infection control policy and procedure.

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30. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Oversee program operations to include professional staff management, curriculum advisory meetings, student development/intervention, and ongoing student enrollment reporting.
  • Discussed the program's goals, curriculum, academic and clinical prerequisites and admissions process for prospective physician assistant students
  • Reviewed, evaluated and processed claims submissions and related documentation, including difficult and complex claims.
  • Maintain professional demeanor even in stressful times and under difficult circumstances.
  • Arranged and supervised client outdoor and extra-curricular activities.
  • Solved difficult problems and developed innovative solutions.
  • Restored organization to the NICU by conducting weekly walk-through with the Charge Nurse to discuss what inventory is most frequently used.
  • Set up for procedures in the NICU, vitals, feedings, belonged to the bereavement committee, and assisted in codes
  • Acquired knowledge and skills in the developmental needs of children, particularly the school age 6-19, age group.
  • Assigned to new ER and ICU departments by leadership to maintain quality of patient care and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Coordinate with clinicians to meet the specific needs of patients and perform clinical care in an ICU.
  • Keep family members informed of visiting hours, rules, and basic information about the ICU.
  • Assisted nurses in caring for up to 16 cardiac ICU patients and open-heart cardiac surgical patients.
  • Set priorities, problem solved and used proper judgment in difficult situations and be flexible.
  • Assist with feeding, bathing, and changing Well babies as well as NICU infants.
  • Cross-trained to work in pediatrics, oncology, ICU, observation unit and maternity.
  • Ensured that all ICU rooms are stocked with needed equipment for daily nursing activities.
  • Assisted staff with client intake on Teen recovery, PICU and drug recovery units.
  • Maintained proper supervisor of patients records, progression, observed difficulties and overall health.
  • Prioritized and organized basic age-appropriate care and assisted Nursing Staff in the PICU.

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31. Skin Care

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Here's how Skin Care is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Emptied G tubes/ drains and provided proper skin care.
  • Provide wound care and meticulous skin care.
  • Skin care to maintain skin integrity.
  • Assist with ADL's and grooming, feeding, skin care, bed making, ambulating, and range of motion.
  • Performed patient total care, including bathing, grooming, feeding, back and skin care, TED stockings and positioning.
  • Care for the incontinent patient aiding in keeping them dry, turned, and preventative skin care maintenance.

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32. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Provide emotional support to patients by providing them with companionship and conversation.
  • Make patients physically comfortable and provide emotional support.
  • Provided patient and family with emotional support.
  • Help teach and shape children's behavior in the school setting+ABA/VB trained+Emotional Support/ Autistic Support Center Based School
  • Provide emotional support for patients in times of need.
  • Provide emotional support through empathy and ongoing trust.
  • Provide Physical and Emotional Support to Patients.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support and supervision for patients and their families.
  • Provide vital physical, practical, and emotional support to a person who isphysically or mentally disabled.
  • Provide emotional support to patients by communicating with them to promote positivity in their lives.

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33. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Functioned as a nurse assistant on the hematology/oncology unit.
  • Assisted Oncology staff with Chemotherapy treatments.
  • Worked under the supervision of an RN providing bedside care and support to both patients and families on the oncology unit.
  • Provide patients care for attending physicians and fellow Oncologist in the Hematology/Oncology and Special Immunology Clinics to assist with patient flow.
  • Assisted nursing staff with all aspects of patient care on Oncology and Cardiac units in the hospital setting.
  • Provided nursing assistance to patients in the hospital that are oncology patients and women's surgery patients.
  • Worked with patients on cardiac floor, oncology floor, and general medical/surgical floors of hospital.
  • Provide additional resources to customer such as oncology, EAP, or medical benefits.
  • Provide care to a group of patients on the Oncology / General Med.
  • Worked on Oncology floor; assisting nurse with chemotherapy and blood transfusions.
  • Care for ill oncology/hematological patients in the area of geriatrics and adults.
  • Worked as the Lead Patient Care Associate on the Mixed Medical/Oncology Unit.
  • Work on an Oncology, Hematology, Cardiology Unit.
  • Assisted patients on the Oncology (Cancer) floor.
  • Provide care to dialysis patients in the Oncology unit.
  • Care for patients on the Oncology unit
  • Perform bedside care for oncology patients.
  • Provided care to patients on the oncology unit such as assisted in their personal care and encouraged exercise.
  • Assisted RNs in Emergency and Oncology units.
  • Worked on a oncology unit Shared joint responsibility for the care of terminally ill patients suffering from cancer.

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34. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Recorded and facilitated daily nutrition/fluid intake for individual clients.
  • Record vital signs, finger sticks, fluid intake and output on patient into the computer.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake, as well as checking patient vital signs.
  • Verify and record patient vital signs, food/fluid intake and output as directed.
  • Take and record vital signs, as well as food and fluid intake/output.
  • Assist with adequate nutrition and fluid intakes for proper hydration.
  • Documented vital signs, fluid intake and output, and recored any changes with the patient.
  • Monitored and recorded patients fluid intake and output Assist with daily care of the patients
  • Document patients' fluid intake and output/ bladder scans Utilized computers and electronic charting.

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35. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Send laboratory, radiology and medical equipment orders to patient preferred location.
  • Processed client intake information for inbound Durable Medical Equipment.
  • Deliver and setup hospice medical equipment.
  • Tracked and maintained Durable Medical Equipment, ordered department supplies, maintained patient care areas, and completed other miscellaneous duties
  • Job duties included handling face to face customer service, and prescribed medical equipment setup, instruction and maintenance.
  • Arrange for transportation for patients and arrange for durable medical equipment to home or to a skilled nursing facility
  • Discharge patients from hospital system and order durable medical equipment, organize home health nurse and prescriptions.
  • Drive light vehicle to deliver or retrieve medical equipment, loading unloading and assembly required.
  • Prepare, clean, sterilize and install medical equipment for clients on hospice care.
  • Prepared examining rooms; selected and laid out medical supplies; maintained medical equipment.
  • Delivered patient specimens, documents or medical equipment to the correct departments.
  • Deliver Medical equipment to multiple patients over vast network of Hospice companies.
  • Interact with many types of insurance company for supplying DME medical equipment.
  • Ensured the cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of house and medical equipment.
  • Set up Medical Equipment ans assist with some medical procedures.
  • Assist with setting up medical equipment for medical procedures.
  • Learned the use of new devices and medical equipment.
  • Check emergency medical equipment is in proper working order.
  • Maintained levels of medical equipment and supplies.
  • Delivered all kinds of medical equipment to the surgery department Cleaned and sterilized the lab and equipment.

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36. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • General Housekeeping Grooming tasks Feeding and Meal Prep Understands Mobility Assistance Needs Running Errands Medication Reminders
  • Provided transportation and meal preparation.
  • Assist with housekeeping, ROM, medication reminders, ADL's, meal preparation, providing a clean and neat atmosphere.
  • Escorted residents to activities, assist residents with laundry, gave medication, and aided in meal preparation.
  • Provide assistance with meal prep, housekeeping, medication reminders, transport to doctor's appointment and errands
  • Assist in ADL'S, meal prep, feeding, showering, laundry, errands, companionship
  • Support patient by providing housekeeping and laundry services, including meal preparation, and shopping.
  • Assist in feeding assistance including meal preparation, oral hygiene and oral feeding.
  • Assist each person served with general housekeeping, meal preparation and laundry duties.
  • Perform daily household tasks including meal preparation, laundry, light housekeeping.
  • Provided clients nutrition dietary aid, and with the meal preparations.
  • Assist patients with laundry, meal preparation, and house cleaning.
  • Assisted client with eating, meal preparation and grocery shopping.
  • Do laundry, prepare food shopping and meal preparation.
  • Oversee client's dietary guidelines with meal preparation.
  • Assisted with meal preparation, and medication passes.
  • Assist with meal preparation and feedings.
  • Provide help to clients with different needs in their homeCleaning, bathing, meal preparation, and all assistance with daily living
  • Assist residents with activities of daliy living to include: meal preparation, toileting, grooming and bathing.
  • Float to all units as needed Assist with dressing, grooming, bathing, meal preparation and toileting.

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37. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Adhere to all HIPPA regulations regarding confidentiality.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality outlines by HIPPA regulations.
  • Learned to be cognizant of HIPPA regulations and ethical conduct when interacting with patients and their families.
  • Collect required insurance and demographic information in compliance with HIPPA.
  • Addressed HIPPA violations, Company policies, & residents rights.
  • Enforced HIPPA best practices for protecting patient's information.
  • Process confidential medical record request according the HIPPA guidelines.
  • Adhere to HIPPA requirements and maintained all confidentiality.
  • Document in case notes and follow HIPPA guidelines.
  • Enforce HIPPA by keeping the patient information private.
  • Complied with HIPPA for all documentation and interactions.
  • Insure and follow FDA guidelines and HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintain HIPPA compliance at all times.
  • Maintained compliance with HIPPA standards.
  • Reported all incidences to RN in accordance to HIPPA, OSHA, and JCAHO.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Maintain confidentiality and privacy in accordance to HIPPA requirements.
  • Maintained HIPPA regulations and departmental policies and compliance procedures.
  • Adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) Turning and positioning of clients.
  • Review criteria for benefit coverage determination Familiar with ICD-9, CPT codes and HIPPA regulations adherence.
  • Maintain patient safety standards *Work with nursing staff to implement individual treatment plans *Maintain patient records accurately and according to HIPPA regulations

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38. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Received training on and diligently follow HIPAA regulations
  • Transport patients and lab specimen to appropriate areas and ensure patient safety and HIPAA laws are observed.
  • Understand and comply with patient privacy and HIPAA standards in all patient documentation and interactions.
  • Completed daily documentation of care, adhered to HIPAA rules, Team building, Leadership
  • Meet highest standards of ethics and confidentiality of records in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Complied constant with HIPAA standards while preparing patient documentation and in other interactions.
  • Follow OSHA and HIPAA guidelines involving care of individuals and their personal information.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance, tested patients blood glucose levels and obtained vitals for patients
  • Completed all job duties while maintaining all state and federal HIPAA regulations.
  • Completed environmental tracers to ensure the unit was in compliance with HIPAA
  • Comply with HIPAA stands in all patient documentation and interactions.
  • Administer HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality as set by HIPAA regulations.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients.
  • Maintained all patients records and logs according to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Provide resident care and assistance with daily living activities Provide care and companionship to elderly and disabled patients Ensure HIPAA compliance

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39. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Reconditioned patient bed linens bi weekly as directed or requested by families/staff.
  • Assisted in light housekeeping and homemaking tasks such as laundry, change bed linens, food shopping and preparation.
  • Provided safe and competent care for patients which includes bathing, grooming and changing bed linens.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patient's laundry.
  • Changed bed linens, ran errands, answered telephone.
  • Feed or assist patients to eat or drink Change bed linens or makes beds.
  • Change bed linens, wash and put away residents laundry.

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40. EMR

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Here's how EMR is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Developed a proposal for implementation of an ambulatory EMR system.
  • Reduced charting errors 92% by identifying inconsistencies within clinical staff Electronic Health Record (EMR) chart documentation.
  • Scan pertinent identification and insurance information as well as medical documents in to the EMR.
  • Document all services provided using electronic medical record (EMR) software.
  • Monitored and maintained accurate records of vital signs in the EMR.
  • Obtained and electronically charted vitals on all patients via EPIC EMR.
  • Recorded information into Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Documented weights and vital signs in EMR.
  • Use of EMR, EPIC, E-discharge, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses and in the EMR.
  • Identified reason for patient visits and recorded information into Epicare EMR system.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance EPIC EMR proficient user
  • Help assist with procedures when needed - Knowledge with EMR systems ( EPIC ).
  • Reviewed monthly health maintenance reports from HMO's Checked patient EMR through Nextgen Created excel spread sheets Scheduled appointments

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41. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assisted patients in performing activities of daily living, including bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, and oral hygiene.
  • Preserve patient dignity and minimize discomfort while assisting with personal cleanliness, oral hygiene, making beds and straightening rooms.
  • Provided basic care such as bathing, toileting, and oral hygiene.
  • Assisted with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding.
  • Provide quality care and service to the residents such as, bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, and feeding.

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42. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Measured bladder volume, utilized current computer system to document care and procedures, monitored supply needs for adequate inventory.
  • Gather insurance information and input data in computer system.
  • Entered and updated client data into computer system accurately.
  • Entered new patient information into computer system.
  • Work with assigned patients taking vital signs, temperature, finger sticks at designated times and record into computer system.
  • Schedule health coaching appointments in Outlook and update all computer systems to reflect enrollment in programs.
  • Updated height and weights, dietary orders and daily billing charges in the computer system.
  • Utilize multiple computer systems and phone lines during both incoming and outbound calls.
  • Checked in and check out patients for clinic appointment in the computer systems.
  • Identify, correct and advise on the operational issues in client computer systems.
  • Guided designers through computer system to better understand their business by policies.
  • Enter patient morning lab into computer system, Prepare patient for examination.
  • Performed clerical tasks such as patients' data in the computer system.
  • Register and update patient demographics in multiple health care computer systems.
  • Answered telephones and inputted all patient orders into the computer system.
  • Scheduled and greeted patients, document patient data in computer system.
  • Document and report all information in computer system and to nurse.
  • Use the computer system to update and log all patient information.
  • Enter and edit all diet requirements into computer system.
  • Relayed orders to various departments through computer system.

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43. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Worked under direct supervision of registered nurses.
  • Executed duties without direct supervision.
  • Job Description: Assisted patients with ADL's and medical procedures and tests under direct supervision of an RN.
  • Provided direct patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse consistent with the established guidelines of practice.
  • Work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse and assist doctors with routine care.
  • Provided care for patients with psychiatric diagnoses under direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and perform duties as delegated.
  • Deliver care for assigned pediatric patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
  • Worked under direct supervision of on-duty Registered Nurse or Physician's Assistant.
  • Worked under direct supervision of RN and assisted with routine care.
  • Direct and indirect supervision of 400+ employees in Nursing Service.
  • Work under the direct supervision of RN's.
  • Use multiple systems and applications Work under direct supervision !

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44. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Document assessments activity treatment plans and resolutions; prepares narrative and statistical reports.
  • Performed chart review in electronic medical record to verify medications and treatment plans.
  • Involved with constant patient interaction, charting/monitoring conditions and treatment plans.
  • Implement behavioral assessment/treatment plans -Administer medication(s)
  • Quote benefits for referred services and treatment plans, authorize services as required by account specifics.
  • Assisted in Developing Treatment plans for clients with unit Social worker and other team members.
  • Assisted in writing treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
  • Provide care for patients and modify treatment plans indicated by patients' response and condition.
  • Assist in developing treatment plans or making referrals to the appropriate services along with clinicians.
  • Collected information about patients conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors.
  • Trained in data collection, planning, patient care, and treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with other members of the care team to develop cohesive treatment plans.
  • Communicate with patients effectively about daily treatment plans and daily goals.
  • Created and carried out Individual treatment plans for each client.
  • Assisted in therapy sessions and contributed to making treatment plans.
  • Documented assessments, treatment plans and resolutions in database.
  • Implemented assigned parts of the individualized treatment plans.
  • Approved and denied of formal treatment plans.
  • Planned and executed treatment plans for supervisors.
  • Created and implemented treatment plans for residents.

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45. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Provided customer service to non- compliant clients, verifying/rescheduling appointments.
  • Front desk experience including answering phones, Scheduling appointments, Registering patient upon arrival, checking patient out upon departure,
  • Assisted customers with scheduling appointments, attending to pet medical and behavioral issues, and addressing customer concerns.
  • Experience working in a high volume environment by scheduling appointments for over 60 dental students per day.
  • Assisted nurses with filing patient paperwork, scheduling appointments, and medical refills upon request.
  • Assisted Patients with scheduling appointments.
  • Front reception/scheduling appointments Patient triage and patient flow Assisting providers in minor in office procedures Specimen testing and many other clinical procedures

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46. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assisted with elderly* Maintain a clean organized environment* Assisted with daily medication administration* Ensured residents maintained good hygiene
  • Complete progress notes, clearly documenting daily activities, medication administration and behaviors.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living to include medication administration.
  • Educate students on proper medication administration while maintaining patient safety.
  • Assist with medication administration reminders.
  • Performed all care duties for residents including hygiene care, medication administration, and emotional support.
  • Maintained the MAR (Medication Administration Record) according to the organizational policies.
  • Provide housekeeping, cooking, shopping assistance, laundry and medication administration.
  • Assist with medication administration per physician's orders.
  • Assist residents with medication administration and daily living tasks such as dressing, hygiene, bathing, bathrooming.
  • Observed and practiced the five "Rights" to Medication Administration without any medication errors.
  • Assist with ADL Peg tube feeding/care Assist with medication administration

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47. ECG

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Here's how ECG is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Certified electrocardiogram ECG Blood Draws, Iv Fusions, Respiratory Treatments, glucose readings, blood pressure treatments.
  • Recorded patient data from lab reports, blood draw analysis, ECGs, and other monitoring procedures.
  • Placed patient on cardiac monitor and pulse oximetry under direction of nursing, Obtained 12 lead ECGs as directed.
  • Perform phlebotomy, obtain 12 lead ECGs, perform blood glucose monitoring, and remove short peripheral IVs.
  • Perform ECGs as needed and collect blood samples by heparin lock or venipuncture as needed.
  • Take vital signs and do ECG's.

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48. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Executed daily operations of stocking medical supplies.
  • Cleaned, sterilized, stored, prepared, and issued dressing packs, treatment trays, and other medical supplies.
  • Support the bone marrow procedures, order medical supplies, manage inventory and also answer the telephone calls.
  • Lay in for appointment for offenders for glasses, hearing aids, medical supplies needed for offenders.
  • Order medical supplies, stacks, and clean examination rooms as well as treatment areas.
  • Stocked and cleaned rooms and carts on a daily basis with necessary medical supplies.
  • Re-stocked medical supplies for the trauma room, triage areas, and pediatric units.
  • Take monthly inventory of medical supplies and instruments as per supervisor's assignment.
  • Restocked medical supplies and delivered them to the nurse's station when needed.
  • Process shipment; includes medical supplies and dog food for kennel occupants.
  • Maintained appropriate levels of office, medical supplies and other materials.
  • Maintained the cleanliness for the work area and stocked medical supplies
  • Inventory, organize, clean and stock medical supplies.
  • Order, inventory and stock medical supplies.
  • Manage and replenished inventories of medical supplies.
  • Organize and stock or issue medical supplies.
  • Prepare IDG meeting agendas and documentation for appropriate patients on a weekly basis Order, inventory and stock medical supplies.
  • Take vital signsBathe and maintain patient cleanliness and comfortStock medical supplies
  • Restocked pixes computerized machine with syringes and medical supplies Honors St. Vincent Star Program.
  • Maintained and catalogued medical supplies Performed veni-puncture and the application of venodyne boots post mortem care

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49. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Assist individuals at the with their ADL's taking vital signs, EKG's, and performing Blood draws when needed.
  • Acquire vitals, obtain 12 lead EKG, process reports, billing, reconciling, editing EKG records and ICD9 coding.
  • Performed Electrocardiogram (EKG, ECC) by applying leads to execute an accurate reading of the order test.
  • Administered EKG's drew blood, checked patient's blood pressure, temperature and updated patients charts daily.
  • Performed basic patient care duties including taking vital signs, performing EKG, and assisting Registered Nurses.
  • Demonstrated competency in sterile technique and simple dressings, monitoring blood glucose and EKG set up.
  • Perform electrodes, lead placement, measuring heart rates, and identifying EKG wave forms.
  • Perform clinical task such as, lab-work, vital signs, EKG, charting.
  • Performed, recorded, charted and reported EKG's, and capillary blood testing.
  • Perform rapid EKG's, interpret results, and inform physicians of results.
  • Operated EKG's, recorded vital signs, collected specimens & specimen smear.
  • Perform and analyze results from electrocardiograms (EKG) and breathing tests.
  • Conducted preoperative testing to include blood work, EKG, and vitals.
  • Maintained treatment rooms, performed EKG's, and obtained vital signs.
  • Obtain and set up cardiac monitors on patient, perform EKG's.
  • Performed EKG readings on patients to obtain information of individual's heart.
  • Read EKG strips and interpretations and constant notification to medical staff.
  • Perform EKG and Draw blood work when ordered by the doctor.
  • Provide patient care including blood draws and EKG's.
  • Performed EKG's and assessing the telemetry monitors.

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50. Oral Care

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Here's how Oral Care is used in Care Associate jobs:
  • Attended to the physical appearance of the patient to include baths, hair care, oral care, and nail care.
  • Position, feed, bathe, take blood glucose checks, dress and assist patients with grooming and oral care.
  • Responded to all Code Blues, ED and ICU department requests, and requests from patients for Pastoral Care.
  • Skilled in assisting clients with daily living such as oral care, skin care, bathing, and dressing.
  • Assisted patients with toileting, ambulating, positioning, transferring, bathing, oral care, and feeding.
  • Assist patients in ADL's: Bathing, Oral Care, Feeding, Walking, and Promoting Independence.
  • Performed AM and PM care for patients; including hygiene, oral care, and meals.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's such as bathing, oral care, dressing, and ambulation.
  • Provide pastoral care visitation to church in support of the Minister of Pastoral Care.
  • Assisted clients with eating, bathing, oral care, dress, and taking medications
  • Assisted with patient baths, oral care, skin care and other personal needs.
  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing and oral care.
  • Buffalo, NY Pastoral Care- (Hospice, Roswell, Baker Manor).
  • Initiate pastoral care and cancer survivor support group with oncology unit.
  • Perform task like feeding, oral care and shaving of patient.
  • Created behavioral care plans in collaboration with client treatment team.
  • Assist the resident with bathing, grooming and oral care.
  • Studied and completed two years of pastoral care training.
  • Performed basic bedside care Performed colostomy care, catheter care, oral care, incontinent care, and linen care.
  • Assist patient with grooming activities such as bathing, hair care and oral care.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Care Associate

Vital Signs26.7%
Patient Care9.8%
Blood Pressure9.5%
Phlebotomy7.6%
Personal Care6.5%
Customer Service4.7%
ADL4.7%
RN4.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Care Associate

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
21.1%
21.1%
2
2
Patient Care
Patient Care
7.8%
7.8%
3
3
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
7.5%
7.5%
4
4
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
6%
6%
5
5
Personal Care
Personal Care
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.8%
3.8%
7
7
ADL
ADL
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
RN
RN
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Medical Records
Medical Records
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Health Care
Health Care
2%
2%
12
12
CPR
CPR
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Blood Sugars
Blood Sugars
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Telemetry
Telemetry
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
IV
IV
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
PCA
PCA
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Dementia
Dementia
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1%
1%
24
24
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Daily Care
Daily Care
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Infection Control
Infection Control
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
ICU
ICU
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Skin Care
Skin Care
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Oncology
Oncology
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Hippa
Hippa
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
EMR
EMR
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
ECG
ECG
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
EKG
EKG
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Oral Care
Oral Care
0.4%
0.4%

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