Top Family Member Caretaker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Family Member Caretaker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Family Member Caretaker resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.3% of Family Member Caretaker resumes contained Nutritious Meals as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Family Member Caretaker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Family Member Caretaker resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Nutritious Meals

high Demand
Here's how Nutritious Meals is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Prepared nutritious meals for children and patients.
  • Planned, shopped for nutritious meals and assisted other family members in planning, shopping and preparing nutritious meals..
  • Organized medications and intake weekly Washed and change bed linens Sanitized resting area Prepared nutritious meals
  • Prepared nutritious meals and snacks according to their individual dietary guidelines.
  • Prepared and cooked nutritious meals according to prescribed dietary standards.
  • Prepared nutritious meals for individuals in at-home care environments.

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2. Elderly Family Member

high Demand
Here's how Elderly Family Member is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Assisted elderly family member in activities of daily living and transportation.
  • Provided transportation for elderly family members.
  • Assisted with the needs of an elderly family member to promote maintaining health and as much independence as possible.
  • Provided comprehensive medical support for elderly family members to live a full, independent and dignified life.
  • Registered Nurse Provided care-giving services for an ill, elderly family member living in my home.
  • Assisted in taking care of four terminally ill elderly family members over past six years.

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3. Personal Care

high Demand
Here's how Personal Care is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Cared for patient by changing bed linens, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Assisted in everyday personal care such as toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming.
  • Provided personal care, helped out with house work, assisted at doctors apt.
  • Provided personal care for family member with chronic illness in between college courses.
  • Assisted patient with personal care and activities of daily living.
  • Cared for 2 family members as a personal caretaker.
  • Cared for individuals during periods of incapacitation, providing companionship, personal care, and transition assistance.
  • Provided personal care for alzheimer patient, duties included activities, walking, entertaining, reading and arts and crafts.
  • Assisted with personal care for an extended family injury Scheduling, House Cleaning, Meal Preparation, Transportation
  • Provided Hospice care to loved one * Performed personal care, feeding, and range of motion
  • changed bed linens, washed and ironed laundry, cleaned and assisted with personal care.

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4. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Performed health care related task, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.
  • Performed health care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs physical, behavioral, and occupational therapy.
  • Analyzed internally produced data on Health Care Delivery System, for decision making processes to improve patient care.
  • Provided home health care assistance for my elderly grandmother prior to her passing.
  • Followed instructions from health care providers.
  • Managed medication, doctors' appointments and other health care professionals.

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5. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Augmented nursing staff by providing direct patient care on an as needed or supervisor on-call basis.
  • Ensured that patient care was within hospital and Army standards and patient satisfaction was maintained.
  • Managed various aspects of patient care, including doctor visits and therapy requirements.
  • Worked cohesively with MD and APN to provide patient care.
  • Worked closely with and maintained professional relationships with orthopedics, neurologists and MRI facilities to ensure ultimate patient care.
  • Highly-motivated, compassionate nursing aide professional with a natural talent of providing positive bedside patient care services.

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6. Doctor Appointments

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Here's how Doctor Appointments is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided scheduled medication, and transportation to the scheduled doctor appointments.
  • Organized Doctor appointments., medical equipment and in-home nursing care.
  • Transported patient to doctor appointments and other errands.
  • Checked blood sugar and maintained cleanliness of home Transported patient to doctor appointments
  • Scheduled and attended all doctor appointments Planned nutritious menus and prepared all meals Administered medications Performed all activities associated with daily living
  • Flushed picc line Changed dressing Transportation Schedule doctor appointments
  • Bathed Prepare meals Vitals and Med set up Doctor Appointments Respite Care Cleaned home and anything else that needed to be done

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7. Special Education

high Demand
Here's how Special Education is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Developed and reconstructed student s individualized education program [IEP] under direct supervision of classroom/special education teacher.
  • Assisted teachers and educational authorities in the Special Education Department.
  • Attended institute days for special education department.
  • Updated and maintained a comprehensive resource directory or military and civilian special education and health-related services.
  • Improved development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, memory, cognition, and language through the use of special educational strategies and techniques.
  • Provided early intervention assessment and services of Special Education to children ranging in ages from 3 years to 11 years.

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8. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided assistance to aged family member in all aspects of living: shopping, appointments, and medication administration.
  • Created a therapeutic relationship and provided medication administration
  • Provided private in-home assistance to elderly patients, including medication administration, basic hygienic care, and other daily living activities.
  • Prepared Activity Log which included document of medication administration and medical records of patient in order to provide medical staff
  • Provided residents with medication administration and treatment assistance and services according to the health care providers orders.
  • Completed State required documentation, basic clerical duties, medication administration, and transportation to community outings.

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9. Efmp

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Here's how Efmp is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Performed site inspections and program evaluations for EFMP and Children Youth and Teen programs which enhanced program operations Marine Corps wide.
  • Managed 300+ USAF active duty members enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program-Medical (EFMP-M) IAW DOD and AF policy.
  • Assisted in creating a resource link between state agencies and government agency (EFMP) to help implement training programs.
  • Implemented the initial phases and provided continuous oversight for the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).
  • Processed all paperwork for new respite care/EFMP employees and enter employee information into the NACCRRA database.
  • Assisted with organizing EFMP 5k fun run for breast cancer awareness and domestic violence.
  • Provided counseling to assist families to develop solutions for EFMP issues and problems.
  • Provided creative oversight over the development/design of the EFMP website.
  • Created and developed the first-ever, EFMP Autism Support Group.

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10. Vital Signs

average Demand
Here's how Vital Signs is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Performed person care such as monitoring vital signs, sugar levels, medications, ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Assisted with obtaining vital signs, medication list, patient teaching, triage, experience in EMR.
  • Administered medication, fulfilled doctor orders, recorded vital signs for forty-six patient facility.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication of patients under the direction of registered nurses and physiotherapists.
  • Monitored vital signs and responded appropriately to the physical and emotional developmental needs.
  • Administered medications including insulin and monitored vital signs and glucose levels.

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11. Child Care

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Here's how Child Care is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided child care * 12 hours per week * Cleaning, cooking, and overall home upkeep
  • Provided child care while actively seeking employment
  • Provided nurturing, active, attentive and safe child care for the aftercare program with children of various ages.
  • Received Child Care Credential and knowledge how to teach, and care for a developing child.
  • 79607Certified by the Air Force Family Child Care Coordinator to become an in-home child care provider.
  • Provided child care in the comfort of the child's home while the parents worked.

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12. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Assisted mother in dealing with onset Alzheimer's disease and in recovering from multiple surgeries.
  • Assisted parent until she was moved into an Alzheimer's assisted living complex.
  • Provided sitter service for a family's Mother whom had Alzheimer's.
  • Cared for mother with progressive Alzheimer's.
  • Learned and implemented diabetic health tips Familiarized with Alzheimer coping techniques.
  • Cared for my mother-in-law with Alzheimers and my wife with fibromyalgia.

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13. Healthcare

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Here's how Healthcare is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Communicated with family about final decisions, alternate healthcare options and daily care routine of their family member.
  • Transported Mom to and from Medical appointments and interacted with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare personnel.
  • Paired with a Miracle family with a child from Children's Healthcare.
  • Trained family members to perform healthcare-related tasks and bedside care.
  • Monitored all disciplinary activity on healthcare practitioners and institutional providers to ensure compliance with the Company's participation criteria.
  • Created an International Medical Concierge referral group combining Hotels and Medical Tourism as liaisons between healthcare service providers.

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14. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Helped children with developmental disabilities complete daily living activities, feeding and toileting them and providing emotional and physical support.
  • Performed personal assistance duties for medical care/medication management, emotional support, and daily living activities.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, administered medication, prepared meals and provided general housekeeping duties.
  • Administered medications including subcutaneous injections, assisted patient with daily living activities and physical mobility.
  • Assisted with daily living activities including handling personal business affairs by calling and or emailing companies regarding customer service issues.
  • Assisted with daily living activities such as mobility/transfers and taking medication.

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15. Member Program

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Here's how Member Program is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Coordinated outreach programs aimed at educating military personnel about the Exceptional Family Member Program.

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16. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided personal assistance, transportation, medical attention, and emotional support as well as overseeing physical therapy of patient.
  • Coordinated care for young woman with Breast Cancer, administered medications, and provided emotional support
  • Provided personal assistant, medical attention and emotional support for despondent older adults.
  • Assisted patients with a variety of needs including grooming-maintenance and emotional support.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for the mentally and physically disabled.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support through conversation and assistance.

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17. Mental Health

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Here's how Mental Health is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Conducted Surveys to Assure Quality Care of Mental Health Treatment and Drug and Alcohol Services * Data Input * Consumer-Focused
  • Coordinated, interacted, and provided guidance concerning mental health hospitalization procedures for immediate family members.
  • Determined geographic areas requiring additional mental health providers based on covered lives in the area.
  • Worked in a high behavioral mental health home and developmentally disabled homes
  • Provided 24/7 assistance and supervision to intellectually disabled adult with mental health issues with a family in a home setting.
  • Assisted clients in managing their mental health diagnoses to become self-sufficient in employment, social relationships and independent living.

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18. Communication

average Demand
Here's how Communication is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Maintained continuous communication with the family through the service delivery process to track needs and outcomes.
  • Presented on importance of provider/parent communication
  • Strengthened patient stability through the professional communication to significant family members and the administering of care for necessary daily functioning.
  • Implemented therapeutic objectives for a child with Autism and a seizure disorder that targeted social development and communication skills.
  • Initiated and received verbal communications between physicians and therapists regarding how to deliver services and in resolving service problems.
  • Redirected and monitored behaviors through close communication, problem solving, and behavioral techniques such as positive reinforcement.

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19. OLD Children

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Here's how OLD Children is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Cared for a class of eight ten to eighteen month old children cooperatively with another teacher.

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20. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided a healthy and safe environment.
  • Monitored patient safety, assisted patient, recorded patient information and created a safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment and created a positive childcare climate by organizing various educational activities.
  • Ensured client safety and maintained safe environment, encouraged self-help activities.
  • Performed housekeeping duties and maintained a clean/organized and safe environment.
  • Provided a safe environment for social interaction.

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21. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided 24-7 care to elderly parent: hygiene, meals, transportation, Physical Therapy.
  • Provided help with Physical Therapy, speech and Occupational Therapy.
  • Assisted with daily physical therapy/rehabilitation schedule
  • Completed necessary documentation of seizure activity, medical issues, behaviors, dietary intake, and physical therapy exercises.
  • Cared for patient by administering medication or medication supervision, light physical therapy, massage therapy and vocal coaching.
  • Assisted with rehabilitation, physical therapy & occupational therapy* Prepared & served daily meals* Provided housekeeping and laundry services

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22. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Helped with Ambulation and ADL's including dressing, grooming, and meals.
  • Assisted with ADL's, breast feeding, newborn care, medical appointments
  • Communicated daily with outside offices and organizations providingimportant information relative to time sensitive issues and deadlines.
  • Facilitated preparation, delivery, and submission of application packets and contract requests, monitoring receipt and approval deadlines.
  • Supervised residents taking medications ADL'S Prepped meals Housekeeping Gave showers to residents as needed
  • Excelled within deadline-intensive environment, ensuring the accurate and on-time completion of all projects.

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23. Elderly Mother

low Demand
Here's how Elderly Mother is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Cared for my elderly mother, who was in declining health, at home
  • Provided care to my elderly mother who is now in assisted living.
  • Provided healthcare for my elderly mother
  • Helped elderly mother with daily duties and provided transpertation to doctor appointments due to cancer.

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24. Daily Needs

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Here's how Daily Needs is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided all daily needs, medications, transportation and involvement in community activities.
  • Assisted my brother who has a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury with transportation, money management, and daily needs.
  • Assisted with daily needs such as eating, showering, dressing, and restroom breaks.
  • Cared for client's daily needs and assisted with daily range of motion exercises.
  • Provided the daily needs of an individual, such as running errands, bathing, toileting, dressing and feeding.
  • Provided help with daily needs by cooking, cleaning, and moving heavy furniture

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25. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Completed certified nursing assistant program and obtained CNA license
  • Scheduled appointments ; Managed self direct employees ; Provided employees with a schedule ; CNA duties
  • Provided optimum patient care as a professional CNA within day center and personal home settings.
  • Cited by management for effective CNA skills and ability to bond with clients quickly.
  • Certified CNA - Provide specialized medical care for patients in their home.
  • Worked as CNA helping and caring for patients.

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26. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Created, managed, and maintained family medical records.
  • Reviewed and retrieved members/patients medical records to enhance provider metrics.
  • Managed medical records and clinic charts availability report.
  • Facilitated medical records and secured confidentiality of records.
  • Processed medical records in accordance with hospital protocols.
  • Organized and managed patient medical records.

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27. Military Families

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Here's how Military Families is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Coordinated relocation medical clearances for military families.

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28. Medication Intake

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Here's how Medication Intake is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Monitored client health and medication intake.

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29. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Provided transportation to all appointments and recreational activities.
  • Accompanied to medical appointments and on recreational activities.
  • Served as a care-giver and teacher-type role model, conducting learning activities, social interaction and recreational activities
  • Encouraged residents to participate in recreational activities and assists residents in getting to activities.
  • Assisted with daily living tasks, planning and supervising recreational activities and community engagement.
  • Provided assistance with client's completion of daily living skills and community/recreational activities.

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30. Motor Vehicle

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Here's how Motor Vehicle is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Transported clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices using a motor vehicle.
  • Transported client to locations outside the home such as physicians offices or on outings using a motor vehicle.
  • Transported clients to locations outside the home, such as physician's offices and on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Operated a motor vehicle to transport clients to specified locations.
  • Transported clients to locations outside the home using motor vehicles.

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31. ZIP Codes

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Here's how ZIP Codes is used in Family Member Caretaker jobs:
  • Keyed in zip codes on packages and made dispatches in timely manner.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Family Member Caretaker

Nutritious Meals21.2%
Elderly Family Member19.3%
Personal Care9.3%
Health Care5.9%
Patient Care5.9%
Doctor Appointments5.1%
Special Education4.1%
Medication Administration3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Family Member Caretaker

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Nutritious Meals
Nutritious Meals
19.3%
19.3%
2
2
Elderly Family Member
Elderly Family Member
17.6%
17.6%
3
3
Personal Care
Personal Care
8.5%
8.5%
4
4
Health Care
Health Care
5.4%
5.4%
5
5
Patient Care
Patient Care
5.4%
5.4%
6
6
Doctor Appointments
Doctor Appointments
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Special Education
Special Education
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Efmp
Efmp
3%
3%
10
10
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Child Care
Child Care
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Healthcare
Healthcare
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Member Program
Member Program
2%
2%
16
16
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Mental Health
Mental Health
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Communication
Communication
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
OLD Children
OLD Children
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
ADL
ADL
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Elderly Mother
Elderly Mother
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
CNA
CNA
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Military Families
Military Families
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Medication Intake
Medication Intake
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Motor Vehicle
Motor Vehicle
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
ZIP Codes
ZIP Codes
0.6%
0.6%

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