Top Patient Care Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Patient Care Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Patient Care Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.8% of Patient Care Assistant resumes contained Personal Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Patient Care Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Performed specified personal care for the elderly residents of Nursing, retirement homes and hospitals under supervision of licensed personnel.
  • Provide personal care assistant to individuals with disabilities with dignity and respect
  • Provided personal care for mentally / physically challenged individuals.
  • Qualified Professional for supervision of personal care assistants.
  • Provide personal care including issues related to incontinence.
  • Med tech and personal caregiver and housekeeping
  • Provided personal care for disabled individuals
  • Worked under supervision of RN and hospital staff to provide personal care to patients primarily suffering from head and spinal trauma.
  • Job Duties included going into private residential homes and doing daily activities such as housekeeping, cooking, and personal care.
  • Supported individuals through training in learning a range of skills related to personal care, daily living, communication and travel.
  • Administer medication, provide personal care and help with mobility, cook meals, provide communication between patient and primary doctor.
  • Provided personal care to elderly clients including bathing, transfer assist, medication reminders, and providing safety and security clients.
  • Communicated daily with Fiscal Intermediaries, personal care management agencies, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and doctor's offices.
  • Provided direct personal care to patients, such as bathing, ambulating, shaving, and other activities of daily living.
  • Provide personal care and comfort to consumers in their own home in order to allow them to continue living at home.
  • Carried out personal care activities such as personal hygiene, eating, dressing, ambulation, shaving and meal preparation.
  • Cooked meals for him, attended appointments with him, followed his schedule, and did personal cares for him.
  • Assist and provide in personal care and aide as needed; hygiene, meals, house cleaning, and shopping.
  • Traveled to Senior Citizens homes providing home based care including grocery shopping, laundry, house keeping and personal care.
  • Monitor patient blood sugars as needed(AccuChecks), assist as needed with ADL's and personal cares.

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2. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide attentive patient care according to individual needs Demonstrate strong communication abilities with patients, nursing staff and other health care professionals
  • Provided basic direct/indirect, age-specific and developmentally appropriate patient care under the direct supervision of the RN.
  • Provide patient care as in-demand within surgical, acute-care, rehabilitation, renal/vascular, and emergency settings.
  • Provide in-home patient care for developmentally disable and geriatric patients.
  • Performed a wide variety of patient care and administrative responsibilities.
  • Participated in all patient care and quality assurance initiatives.
  • Provision of patient care to general medical/surgical patient population.
  • Implemented extensive patient care to post-op orthopedic patients.
  • Documented patient care activities in AllScripts
  • Praised by other medical staff when floating to various units for efficiency, accuracy, knowledge, and patient care practices.
  • Provided bedside patient care including:checking and recording vital signs and the turning and new position of patients as required.
  • Work with nurses to ensure total patient care for a variety of medical reasons Ability to follow complex instructions Ability to multitask
  • Assist Nurses with patient care, taking vital signs, and watching patients who were a danger to self or others.
  • Supported RN staff with duties including: stocking of supplies with some direct patient care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
  • Assist with direct patient care, including AM & HS care, toileting, ambulation, feeding, and oral care.
  • Served as the Interim Patient Care Manager, and was Project Manager for Local Leadership Teams at Mother Joseph Plaza.
  • Direct patient care, assisting residents with daily life activities such as, bathing, feeding, dressing, hygiene
  • Managed front desk which included patient check-in and records maintenance Provided patient care while assisting the provider with treatments.
  • Documented objective data and routine aspects of patient care and assisted in the transportation of patients and patient specimens.
  • Advised appropriate staff of VA regulations, policies and procedures regarding patient care as it related to Medical Administration.

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3. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised and assisted patients with ADL's and developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Assist clients with ADL and other resources/activities which will allow them to continue to reside in the comfort of their home.
  • Assisted patients with ADL (activities of daily living), dispensed routine medication, admitted and discharged patients and transports.
  • Care for patients on a daily basis assisting with ADL's as needed and directed to me by my charge nurse.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living (ADL) such as; shaving, bathing, and oral hygiene.
  • Assisted with residents daily ADL's, inventory, stock, schedule volunteers, prepare and schedule daily activities.
  • Assisted with ADL's and traveled for the residents when needed, such has groceries and doctors' appointments.
  • Assist the RN and Providers in providing for all ADL (activities of daily living) needs of patients.
  • Assisted residents with meals, ADL's, monitored and maintained resident charts, cared for residents with Dementia
  • Provided quality care, assistance, guidance and supervision Assisted with activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Provided AM & ADL care as a new graduate nurse to clients of all ages and status.
  • Assisted in caring for the elderly and helping with their ADL (activities of daily living).
  • Set up and pass medications, charting, monitoring elderly clients vitals, assisting clients with ADL's
  • Take vital signs, document intake and output, Report unstable patient to RN, assist with ADL
  • Worked with residents with ADL's, cleaned rooms, and helped residents get to/from meals.
  • Assisted with ADL, ran errands, light house duties, medication reminders prepared light meals etc
  • Preserve patient dignity and minimize discomfort while doing ADL, vital signs and finger sticks.
  • Assist in providing direct patient care and ADL's based upon the patient's needs.
  • Assisted clients with ADL's, medication reminders, homemaking, colostomy care, Foley care
  • Provide care for residents ADL including bathing and grooming assistance, light incontinence care assistance.

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4. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Administer medication, monitor blood pressure and accurately chart behavior and reaction.
  • Distributed medications, administered injections monitor blood pressure, and glucose reading.
  • Collected vital measurements on patients including Blood Pressure and Temperature.
  • Document patient chart information including temperature & blood pressure, vital signs, food intake & notable changes to patient condition.
  • Monitored temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and monitored condition of resident.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse and responded appropriately to physical, emotional and developmental changes of patients
  • Assisted patients with physical/ preventative care, including blood pressure readings, blood glucose testing, and cleaning and bandaging wounds.
  • Monitor patient vital sign such as blood pressure, temperature, pulse rate, oxygen, respiratory rate and pain level.
  • Monitored and documented status of patient vital signs including heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen, pulse and temperature.
  • Helped provides general nursing care to patients; checked temperatures, pulses, blood pressures, and other vital signs.
  • Updated and maintained patient's records by obtaining information such as blood pressure, temperature, and pulse of patients.
  • Monitored and recorded each patient's vital signs, i.e., heart rate, pulse, temperature and blood pressure.
  • General patient care, taking of vital signs, temps, blood pressures, charting intake and output of fluids.
  • Take patient vitals (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, oxygen status) every 4 hours as needed.
  • Obtain vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, temperature, oxygen saturation and pain level.
  • Interview patients, measure vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height.
  • Recorded and measured patients' TPR and blood pressure, monitored intake and output, and maintained related records.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rate using Epic Hyperspace.
  • Reported on patient's general physical conditions, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration.
  • Manage staff and the activities of daily living, perform blood pressures and blood glucose tests and pass medications.

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5. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Participated in continuing education courses to develop further specialization in performing EKG's and monitoring Cardiac Telemetry.
  • Performed procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, including starting and removing IV's and EKG's.
  • Performed initial assessments, charting, EKG, telemetry and vital signs duties for up to 15 patients daily as necessary.
  • Measured and recorded patient accurate vital signs Assisted patients with personal care Communicated patient's condition to the charge nurse Blood draw/EKG
  • Performed EKG's and finger-sticks, administered proper IV fluid, set up the IV pump with proper drip rate.
  • Completed patient Care Collected specimens Performed glucose testing Took Patient's vitals and EKG Logged and maintained patient's daily routine
  • Obtained EKG, monitored vitals, discontinued peripheral IV s, collected lab specimens, applied temporary casts and splints
  • Monitored patients heart arrhythmia by performing EKG's as needed and watching the monitor screen on the floor.
  • Demonstrated safety in performing EKG and ADL as well as obtaining vital signs from new and existing patients.
  • Assist with codes, specimen collections, EKG's and vital signs as directed by charge nurse.
  • Experience with blood draw, EKG machine, blood pressure monitors, lab collections, and more.
  • Obtained vital signs, assisted in medical examinations, performed EKG's, performed basic lab procedures.
  • Provide daily care for patients -Obtaining Vitals -EKG Testing -Collect Specimens -Removal of Foley Catheter -Glucose Testing
  • Performed specialized interventions assigned by nursing staff such as draw blood, electrocardiograms (EKG).
  • Obtain EKG for any patient with chest pain within 15 minutes of arrival to the department.
  • Performed EKG's, Blood Glucose Monitoring, all necessary vitals that needed to be taken.
  • Obtain EKG readings, stool and urine specimens, and other lab work as needed.
  • Documented and performed EKG tests, glucose monitoring, daily weights, and safety precautions.
  • Trained in 12-lead EKG; commencing and discontinuing Foley catheters, IVs and NG tubes.
  • Interviewed patients, measured vital signs, EKG's, injections, schedule appointments.

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6. PCA

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Here's how PCA is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Determined PCA program eligibility and developed Care Plans for eligible clients.
  • Conducted and facilitated PCA led group activities as scheduled
  • Provided PCA services to a developmentally delayed child
  • Orient and train PCA and Homemaker staff to ensure they are knowledgeable about the plan of care prior to services provided.
  • Cleaned clients home vacuumed, washed floors dusted, cleaned bathroom and with the PCA I gave showers to the patients.
  • Work in Surgery as a PCA helping do what ever needs to be done for the care of the patient and family
  • Started off as Personal Care Assistant (PCA) then got hired as a file clerk now I'm PCA coordinator
  • House wide skills b. Unit-specific skills c. High-risk/low frequency/waived test skills d. Completes competencies listed on PCAII Orientation Checklist 3.
  • Case management of home care patients, OASIS assessments, nursing assessments, patient teaching, PCA supervision and instruction.
  • Supported Printed Circuit Assembly (PCA) line operation with all tooling, pneumatic presses and component advancement mechanisms.
  • Position started off as PCA, which entailed housekeeping, driving and accompanying her to chemotherapy, biopsies etc.
  • Home service aid: PCA, cooking, laundry, cleaning, grocery shopping, errands, food shelf-pick-ups.
  • Head Coordinator working alongside the Director for PCA scheduling on Night shift for the 7th South and 3HV departments.
  • Train new PCA's that come to the unit* Assist nurse in any procedure or activity they need help with
  • Cross-trained as a PCA to care for patients under the guidance of a registered nurse or health care professional.
  • Provide help as a PCA with daily living tasks to disabled and elderly people who are striving towards independence.
  • Home Assistance-PCA: 1999-2004Basic home cooking and cleaning for the elderly and minor bathing (if needed).
  • Certified PCA in the 5 East Wing, servicing hospice patients' hygiene, nutritional and medical needs.
  • Developed worldwide (US, Brazil, Italy, Japan, and Singapore) subcontract PCA manufacturing relationships.
  • Provided PCA care to help optimize outcomes in an assisted living setting under the direction of the director.

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7. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted client with performing task related to personal maintenance * Administered medication to patients daily & Meal Preparations
  • Executed daily operations of meal preparation, house cleaning and medication reminders.
  • Light housekeeping, meal preparation, administering medications, transportation to appointments.
  • Provide assistance with personal hygiene, medication reminders and meal preparation.
  • Assisted with meal preparation and ensuring consumer takes proper medication.
  • Completed light duty housekeeping and meal preparation.
  • Provided meal preparation and grocery shopping.
  • General housekeeping and meal preparation.
  • Assist in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, dishes, and kitchen clean-up.
  • Light housekeeping, meal preparation, driving to and from appointments, assisting with surgical procedures, physical and recreational therapy.
  • Assist clients with transfers, bathing dressing, incontinence care, meal prep, light house work, transportation, medication reminder
  • Provide assistance with personal hygiene, change catheter bag, take blood sugar, medication reminders, meal preparation and exercise.
  • Assisted with bathing, dressing, meal prep, med monitoring, taking to appointments, laundry and light house keeping.
  • Started as a companion where my job responsibilities included meal preps, housekeeping and transportation to various appointments and social events.
  • Like dressing, bathing, feeding, meal planning, meal prep, cooking, medication reminders, and housekeeping.
  • Assist individuals with daily activities such as grooming, meal preparation, feeding, diaper changing, community errands, etc
  • Provided medication reminders, light housekeeping including meal preparation and laundry to assist clients in remaining independent in their homes.
  • Assisted Client with meal preparation, daily household duties: laundry, bed linen, vacuum, and disinfected appliances.
  • Assisted clients with daily activities, including personal hygiene, meal preparation, administer medication, and assist with ambulation.
  • Performed direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with ADL's, meal preparation, and hygiene needs.

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8. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Participate in monthly education and professional development programs including NetLearning activities, staff meetings, and company boot camp.
  • Earned respect with ability to maximize employee performance levels by building cooperative working environment.
  • Collect and verify information concerning eligibility, provider status, and benefit coverage.
  • Worked side-by-side with registered nurses learning acute assessment and hands-on critical care nursing skills
  • Participated in Management Training Seminars hosted by Cornell University at Four Seasons.
  • Communicate with professional staff regarding pertinent observations concerning conditions of patients.
  • Assisted with newborn transitional needs immediately following delivery.
  • Adhered to all hospital guidelines and government regulations.
  • Ordered replacement parts for damaged furniture.
  • Communicated with hospice staff concerning patient.
  • Communicated to family about concerns.
  • Assist any person entering the facility with any questions/concerns about the hospital and its patients, while still adhering to HIPAA.
  • Assisted in helping the elderly with recreational learning such as daily activities, fitness exercises, word and other learning games.
  • Take vitals every four hours and round every two hours to turn patient as required and record their intake and output.
  • Trained for the implementation of sterile procedures in medical situations, as well as knowledge of instruments and blood borne pathogens.
  • Assisted the RN in a variety of examinations and treatments, reported observations and changes of the condition of all patients.
  • Enhanced the quality of life for the patients and provided a viable alternative to living in a short/long term care facility.
  • Recorded patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying agency nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Job duties for this job include providing support for the RN by taking vitals and collecting specimens as needed.
  • Assist RN's with sterile dressing changes, Foley insertions, and other requests within scope of practice.

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9. Companionship

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Here's how Companionship is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided transportation and companionship, taking residents out into the community for errands, recreational activities and visiting family/friends.
  • Prepared meal, provided companionship, assisted with bowel movement and ambulation, and provided emotional and social support
  • Provided companionship, administered medication while assisting with other related duties requested by the clients.
  • Assist residents with cooking and cleaning Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients
  • Assisted living environment and helped patients with light meal preparation, housekeeping and companionship
  • Provided caring companionship to developmentally disabled patients and assisted with everyday tasks.
  • Provide Elderly companionship and relevant activities as prescribed for each individual.
  • Performed basic nursing skills independently and also provided companionship when needed.
  • Provided personal care including dispensing medications, bathing, meals and companionship
  • Offer companionship and encouragement to client working towards maximum independence.
  • Assist with Medication administration, companionship and household chores.
  • Assisted with everyday care, Medication, Mobility, Companionship
  • Provide activities of interest and companionship for elderly residents.
  • Provided patients with companionship and emotional support when needed
  • Provided caring and companionship to developmentally disabled residents.
  • Provide companionship and conversation in a positive climate.
  • Prepare meals Accomplishments Provided socialization and companionship.
  • Provide companionship and protective supervision as needed.
  • Provided companionship to keep patients mentally healthy.
  • Offered companionship while participation in fun activities.

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10. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide housekeeping and personal laundry, redirection, monitoring and observation of daily living activities.
  • Manage rehabilitation and daily living activities for psychiatric patients.
  • Provide assistance to individuals in accomplishing daily living activities.
  • Encourage client participation in active daily living activities.
  • Encouraged independence with daily living activities.
  • Take care of all the daily living activities from med reminders, preparing and cooking meals, light house keeping and laundry
  • Assist the elderly or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility.
  • Assist residents with daily living activities in an assisted living facility such as bathing, dressing, eating, etc...
  • Assist nurses in all aspects of post- surgical care, vital signs, ambulation and daily living activities for patients.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities, including but not limited to, bathing, dressing, walking and meals.
  • Assist client with daily living activities which consist of grooming bath toilet housekeeping and some cooking and medication reminder.
  • Help my client with daily living activities, such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene and exercise.
  • Assist with daily living activities to keep patients in their homes and happy for as long as we can
  • Aided in daily living activities, such as bathing, brushing of teeth, and dressing of patients.
  • Assisted with daily living activities such as dressing, bathing, hygiene, ambulating, and transferring.
  • Assist in daily living activities including but not limited to cleaning, cooking, bathing and shopping.
  • Assisted residents with daily living activities such as personal hygiene, grooming, bathing and dressing patients.
  • Work with mentally disabled, assist in daily living activities, administer and document medicine doses.
  • Assisted elderly patient with the onset of dementia in SNF with feeding and daily living activities.
  • Assist with daily living activities, observe and chart changes in patients' health or behavior.

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11. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Utilized effective communication skills with customer service interactions, performed effective time management skills, developed diplomacy and skills in teamwork.
  • Provided a high level of customer service and client relations based on outstanding communications via telephone and other communication systems
  • Administer medication, assisting with daily activity living, customer service, transcribing orders, ordering medication and supervisor.
  • Position required extensive experience in dealing with the public with emphasis on providing exceptional customer service.
  • Utilized professional and courteous customer Services skills to provide pediatric patients with empathetic responses to inquiries.
  • Provided excellent patient care throughout job tenure along with excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Provide nursing care while educating caregivers specific measures, provide customer service.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service to patients and family members visiting the unit.
  • Provided direct customer service to patients by adhering to their individualized needs.
  • Cited for excellence teamwork, customer service, flexibility and reliability.
  • Acted as liaison between patients/families and physicians providing excellent customer service.
  • Communicate with members to resolve accounts while offering excellent customer service.
  • Participated in clinic improvement projects and organization-related customer service initiatives.
  • Provide activities of daily patient care maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Utilized excellent communication skills and provided exceptional customer service.
  • Light housekeeping, daily customer service and incoming/outgoing reports.
  • Provided excellent customer service by Interpreting for Hispanic patients.
  • Provide excellent customer service to maintain professionalism within the company
  • Received numerous letters and awards for outstanding customer service.
  • Provided customer service to temporary patients in rehab.

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12. Blood Sugars

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Here's how Blood Sugars is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Helped the RN's with the patients, recorded vitals, blood sugars, computer work, receptionist, and evaluations.
  • Pass out medicine and check blood sugars as needed, help assist clients in the mornings and at night for bed.
  • Assisted with ICU/ER patient care, planning, assessments including - recording vital signs, height, weight, blood sugars.
  • Assisted patients with oral and physical hygiene, transferred patients monitored daily blood sugars, vital signs and intake and output.
  • Provided hygienic care to patients, recorded vitals signs, blood sugars, and intake and output in patient's charts.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living, assisted staff nurses with vital signs, blood sugars, and weights.
  • File documents give medications when needed light house keeping caregiver to residents do blood pressures, blood sugars and insulin
  • Assist nurses with patient care Vital signs, blood sugars Assisting patients with any needs while staying in the hospital
  • Check blood sugars, and continually reporting concerning vital signs/test results/ and behavior to RN's and Dr's.
  • Communicated with nurses of high or low blood sugars, vitals, and any unusual activity with patients.
  • Perform patient cares such as bathing, feeding, grooming, checking vital signs, and blood sugars.
  • Assist nurses by taking vitals and blood sugars as well as helping my patients with their ADL's.
  • Work is under supervision or nurse, assisted with maintaining vitals, blood sugars, and transports.
  • Attained and charted vital signs, blood sugars, outputs, feeds, and patient activity.
  • Pass out medicine, give insulin shots take blood sugars PCA give baths assist personal care assistant
  • Perform vital signs, blood sugars, EKG's and any other clinical task needed.
  • Assisted the nurse by collecting, recording, and reporting vital signs and blood sugars.
  • Take vitals such as; blood pressures, blood sugars, saturation, and temperatures.
  • Assist nurses in monitoring vital signs, blood sugars, bed baths and patient ambulation.
  • Obtain vital signs, blood sugars, EKG's, specimen collection and data entry.

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13. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Perform delegated tasks given by RN which include monitor/record vital signs, blood glucose testing, phlebotomy/electrocardiogram testing and sterile procedures.
  • Provided patient education, obtained patient histories, performed phlebotomy procedures, conducted urinalysis testing, removed catheters, and vital signs
  • Performed various nursing procedures including phlebotomy in a fast paced medical office.
  • Trained in phlebotomy and proper bio-specimen collection.
  • Performed phlebotomy and monitored patient blood pressure.
  • Completed phlebotomy course and obtained certification.
  • Perform phlebotomy on patients every morning.
  • Performed basic phlebotomy and lab specimen collections
  • Perform phlebotomy and glucose monitoring.
  • Performed phlebotomy and routine vitals.
  • Performed phlebotomy and non-invasive procedures.
  • Improved all processes of supply, inventory, ordering, staff training and physician-nurse communication including start-up of PDD Phlebotomy station.
  • Performed injections, EKG, phlebotomy, sterile field setup, wound care, culture collection, CLIA approved in-house tests.
  • Obtain blood work (on the job phlebotomy training), urine sample and stool samples as ordered by the Physician.
  • Provide assistance to patients Bathe patients Feed patients Obtain vital signs Perform phlebotomy by collection blood samples Interact and host activities
  • Serve as a team member assisting in the Care of patients, as well as phlebotomy and cleaning equipment areas.
  • Communicated patients' status, assisted Nursing Staff with Phlebotomy services and other various areas of care as needed.
  • Performed various procedures and tests: phlebotomy, glucose, rapid strep, pregnancy and others as needed.
  • Participated as a Research and Development Team, Front and Back office, phlebotomy and a Team Lead.
  • Perform various supportive direct care functions such as vital signs, adult and pediatric EKG's and phlebotomy.

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14. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Recognized signs of cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, and initiated CPR as necessary
  • Certified in CPR Skills Used Customer service Peer interaction Communication
  • Performed basic nurse care & emergency procedures; HIPAA and CPR certified, preparing examining rooms gathered and recorded vital signs.
  • Observe and record patient's activity every 15 minutes * Assist supervisor with nightly administrative tasks * CPR and CPI Certified
  • Identify signs of respiratory or cardiac distress and administer CPR, as well as notify nursing and emergency staff.
  • Maintained updated certifications on an annual basis, including CPR, Adult Group Care, and First Aid.
  • Passed Community Mental Health training requirements, such as CPR, Recipient Rights, and HIPAA training.
  • Respond to emergencies and hospital codes including behavioral emergencies; assist in applying restraints and initiate CPR.
  • Assist with clinical site preparation for student record maintenance of OSHA, CPR, TB and Hepatitis.
  • Provided limited therapeutic assistance such as adjustment of ace bandages, TED hoses and initiating CPR.
  • Acted as the hospital's AHA certified CPR Instructor for all current and new staff members.
  • Assist with or perform CPR if such emergency arises in addition to calling a code blue.
  • Acquired Brain Injury, Medication Administration Program, Residential support, CPR, First Aid and CPI
  • Keep up with education provided by the hospital such as CPR certification as well as policies.
  • Performed CPR, blood glucose sticks, ECG monitoring, and prepared patients for diagnostic studies.
  • Utilized CPR training as needed, assisted with other medical emergencies, as called upon.
  • Maintain and update care record in computerized patient record system (CPRS) and VISTA.
  • Trained and certified in CPR, Performed CPR, and Many other life saving techniques.
  • Maintained certifications (ACLS, BLS and CPR) and quality control standards.
  • Performed emergency treatment; resuscitation of patients using BIBS method and /or CPR.

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15. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Aided patient with executing activities of daily living, accompanied patient on personal and medical appointments.
  • Assisted consumer with medication disbursements, grocery shopped, household chores and escorted to medical appointments.
  • Provide day-to-day care for a higher functioning developmental disabled adult, including all medical appointments.
  • Assisted in medication preparation and distribution and assisted clients to meetings and medical appointments.
  • Accompanied residents on medical appointments, therapy consultations and other related activities.
  • Provide transportation for medical appointments and community activities.
  • Coordinated patient admissions and discharges and medical appointments.
  • Accompanied client to medical appointments and community outings.
  • Provided transportation to/from personal and medical appointments.
  • Provided transportation to medical appointments and general needs
  • Transported client to necessary medical appointments.
  • Travel to appropriate medical appointments.
  • Provide transportation to medical appointments.
  • Care for elderly woman with diabetes, housekeeping, bathing client, accompany to medical appointments and emotional support
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Accompany the individual to medical appointments and grocery shopping, providing safety while out in the community.
  • Transported or assisted in transporting residents to and from medical appointments, activities, school, etc.
  • Check blood pressure, test blood sugar and chart, distribute medication and schedule medical appointments.
  • Prepared meals, light house cleaning, reminded of taking medications, assisted with medical appointments.
  • Time management, attention to detail, medical appointments, document information, regulate nutrition.

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16. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Reported to supervisor and provided individualized personal health care and support to elderly and/or terminally ill patients.
  • Provided home health care to elderly individuals, documented daily progress notes, supervised medication intake
  • Provided independent health care Left when client required professional nursing
  • Interacted successfully with other Health Care Professionals.
  • Completed Successfully MBA in Health Care Management
  • Caused her to be bitter and distant to him but very hard working and setting up his home health care plan.
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/Health care errors.
  • Worked at a home health care agency providing home care and personal care to patients in nursing homes and private homes.
  • Work under the direction of other health care professionals, Usually in a nursing homes or residents homes also hospital.
  • Coordinate all appointments with different health care providers such as physicians, dentist, therapists, clinics, etc.
  • Worked to improve communication with patients and families, peers, and other members of the health care team.
  • Home health care aide, cleaning, bathing, cooking, toileting, assisting in everyday needs or individuals.
  • Communicate with Manager any information received from physician or Health Care facility about the patients care or needs.
  • Work as a member of a health care team to plan and execute individual care for each patient.
  • Provided assistance to various departments, physicians, and patients in order to provide excellent health care services.
  • Performed health care tasks such as monitoring vital signs and medication application under the supervision of registered nurses.
  • Work cohesively as a member of the health care team under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Performed household services essential to health care at home such as laundry, light housekeeping, feeding.
  • Home health care personnel are responsible for assisting group home residents in day-to-day activities and distributing medication.
  • Provide health care tasks, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks, and other related support services.

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17. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Performed delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared - Assisted in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment
  • Communicate effectively and problem solve accordingly to ensure smooth operation and safe environment.
  • Assist with conflict resolution between clients/consumers/staff to maintain a therapeutic and safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.- Helped patients in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Assist in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the unit.
  • Keep a clean and safe environment by careful observation, report performance of light household chores and household safety issues.
  • Assisted residents with activities of daily living, transported residents to appointments, and maintained a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain the home to ensure a safe environment for client, by cleaning, laundry and giving parent a break.
  • Escort patients to and from various destinations as well as assist in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment.
  • Required to maintain cleanliness of resident rooms and office spaces to assist in promoting a clean and safe environment.
  • Provided basic nursing care and maintained a safe environment for a young adult female with a spinal cord injury.
  • Maintained a safe environment for patients, visitors, coworkers and ensured to report any discrepancies to my supervisor.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment such as clean beds, patient living space neat, and hallways clear.
  • Maintain and manage clean and safe environment for patients to develop and initiate appropriate recreational activities for patients.
  • Assisted patients with day to day activities * Prepped them for surgery * Maintained a safe environment for them
  • Prepare meals for patient and assist with feeding, also maintain and provide a clean safe environment.
  • Ensured that the customer was clean, fed properly, and peacefully existed in a safe environment.
  • Ensured that patient's rooms stay clean and well stocked providing them with a safe environment.
  • Completed housekeeping task to ensure a clean healthy and safe environment Accomplishments I received my PCA.
  • Allow them to stay in their homes, remaining independent, and providing a safe environment.

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18. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assembled and organized patient medical record and responsible for patient chart maintenance and preparing records for medical records department upon discharge.
  • Developed and maintained patient medical records and ensured all pertinent information was entered into the Hardin Electronic Medical Record system.
  • Conducted research and review medical records to determine or identify any condition that may warrant further attention.
  • Experience with insurance and billing, including analyzing patient medical records and conducting insurance verification for patients.
  • Requested medical records from referring physicians and outside institutions: organize in designated categories for clinical review.
  • Administered prescribed medication to individuals and maintained related medical records under the supervision of the RN.
  • Visited medical facilities to obtain signatures on physician orders and uploaded all medical records and orders.
  • Audit clients medical records to ensure proper documentation is filled out completely for medical records.
  • Obtain pertinent patient data and abstract historical medical records into an electronic system.
  • Ensured safety and quality in-patient services and maintained confidentiality of patient medical records.
  • Documented patient encounters and hourly interventions accurately and thoroughly in electronic medical records.
  • Facilitated the proper input of patient demographics into electronic medical records.
  • Administer personal care to residents and maintain residents medical records.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans and maintained medical records.
  • Put medical records together for surgery patients ensure accuracy.
  • Played key role transitioning company into electronic medical records.
  • Maintained patient information through electronic medical records.
  • Prepared medical records packets for insurance reviews.
  • Recorded information in patients medical records.
  • Experience using Epic electronic medical records.

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19. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Embraced senior care throughout resident's daily routine within an assisted living retirement facility.
  • Provided care to a diverse group of children experiencing a variety of medical-surgical health alterations
  • Organized and maintained patient records, ensuring maintenance of privacy and documentation standards.
  • Encouraged and facilitated positive working relationships between all staff members and doctors.
  • Utilized appropriate personal protective equipment to ensure protection to self and others.
  • Improved patient morale/motivation via individual care and good listening skills.
  • Provided medical assistance to handicapped patient in private setting.
  • Participated in performance improvement activities and meetings as assigned.
  • Assist Assisted Living Director with direction of caregiver responsibilities.
  • Observed OB/Gynecology deliveries, including normal and C-section.
  • Developed personalized games and activities to engage clients.
  • Performed and documented nursing care activities as assigned.
  • Helped elderly individuals with their everyday activities.
  • Hire and terminate clerical and administrative personnel.
  • Assisted client with exercising and recreational activities.
  • Designated unit representative at several staff/management meetings.
  • Developed activities to engage the individual.
  • Received certification in Elderly Affairs and Abuse
  • Give clients respiratory assistance through exercises.
  • Assisted elderly with activity of daily living

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20. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Collect laboratory specimens and also provide catheter care.
  • Collected blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Level III NICU Unit Secretary Collected blood, and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Monitor and record the patients' vital signs and collect laboratory specimens for testing.
  • Demonstrated competency in phlebotomy skills, ensuring proper and safe collection of laboratory specimens.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing Performed bleeding times before patients surgery.

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21. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided inpatient care on a 27 bed intermediate care/telemetry/surgical unit including closely monitoring cognitively compromised and suicide precaution patient population.
  • Assisted in patient examinations and perform preliminary procedures or tests in the Telemetry Department including vital signs.
  • Performed Abnormal ECG interval measurements, proper pacemaker, implantable defibrillator function utilizing telemetry.
  • Ensured monitors were functioning properly, and ensured telemetry supplies were readily available.
  • Maintained distribution and tracking of telemetry packs for entire hospital.
  • Ensured that patients were connected to telemetry monitors correctly.
  • Utilized patient care equipment and performed telemetry monitoring.
  • Admitted and discharged patients from telemetry monitoring system.
  • Direct patient care in a medical/surgical/telemetry unit.
  • Monitored patients on cardiac telemetry monitors.
  • Place patients on heart monitor/Telemetry.
  • Experience on multiple units including behavioral health, medical/surgical, telemetry, ICU, emergency department, hospice, and rehab.
  • Worked in ER, Telemetry, ICU, PICU, Med-Surg, and Pediatrics on the floor giving direct patient care.
  • Preform front-end duties such as answering phones, verifying appointments, chart upkeep, telemetry monitoring, and scheduling as needed
  • Performed duties of a Patient Care Assistant and Certified Monitor Reader for a busy Telemetry floor at the Jewish Hospital.
  • Monitored the Cardiac Telemetry monitors for alarming changes in patient heart rates, rhythms, blood pressures or oxygen levels.
  • Team, STAT Labs, E.R., Pulmonary, Surgical, PACU, Oncology, Telemetry, And Outpatient Clinics.
  • Provided administrative support to various hospital units including Medical Surgical units, ER, Telemetry, and Orthopedics units.
  • Worked in telemetry and spine units monitored the vital signs of patients by reporting significant changes to licensed nurse.
  • Worked in the ER, IUC, Pediatrics, Telemetry, Medical, Surgical Recovery, and Rehab.

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22. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored and reported status, progress/recovery of patients with dementia or addiction.
  • Performed restorative and rehabilitative nursing tasks for residents with dementia as ordered.
  • Developed daily activities for patients with Dementia and developmental disabilities
  • Cared for a dementia client and currently providing weekend care for a client who needs total care because of cerebral parsley.
  • Worked as a patient care assistant with individuals (ages youth to elderly) that have cerebral palsy and dementia.
  • Worked with patients suffering from various physical and mental illness, such as dementia, substance abuse, and depression.
  • Badge #29917Key accomplishments:* Serving patients with mental health issues, drug abuse, alcoholism and dementia.
  • Assisted without supervision the complete care, feeding and medication monitoring on a bed-ridden Parkinson's and Dementia patient.
  • Provide patient supervision for patients of various needs such as dementia, psychological/mental disorders, suicide watch, etc.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cerebral Palsy.
  • Worked in both dementia care and non dementia care with residents of all capabilities.
  • Receive room assignments and supervise confused persons because of old age or dementia.
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities ranging from autism to dementia.
  • Cared for an elderly patient with dementia and bipolar disorder.
  • Provided exceptional care for elderly, disabled and dementia clients.
  • Assisted my grandfather who had Parkinson's Disease and Dementia.
  • Direct care for a client suffering with dementia.
  • Certified to work with clients with dementia.
  • Care Giver for Elderly and Dementia clients
  • Cared for elderly man with dementia.

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23. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided clerical support, distribution of various reports and provided data entry support to the case management/utilization management team.
  • Provided professional front office assistance including: Patient Education Charting Data Entry Supply Inventory Billing
  • Performed data entry and inputted patient information into the Hospital Systems.
  • Implemented data entry management for external pathology slides and radiology scans.
  • Performed data entry, unit secretarial functions and equipment processing.
  • Maintained accuracy in data entry and authorizations.
  • Record detail information of new admission and discharge patient in the computer through basic data entry functions according to Epic procedures.
  • Assist x-ray and mammogram technicians with development of x-ray films, data entry, process reports and mail results to patients.
  • Provide additional general office and clinical support including but not limited to faxing, filing, email correspondences and data entry.
  • Managed third party vendors, coordinated unit based coaching/teaching sessions, performed all clerical responsibilities, data entry and audits.
  • Completed data entry tasks to maintain client 485's with updated doctors orders/med changes (computer and paper files).
  • Handle general office operations including scanning, copying, filing, mailing, data entry, and organizing documents.
  • Attended to 20 patients on the unit, assisted with data entry, and carried out food service operations.
  • Answer phones, scheduling appointments, data entry, accepted patient payments, filing, faxing, scanning.
  • Transcribe physician order, interact with doctors, admit and dismiss patients, data entry demographic, verify insurance
  • General office duties including data entry, organizing, faxing, copying, stocking, and cleaning.
  • Assisted Registered Nurses with restocking patient supplies, performs data entry and conducts inventory control and places.
  • Job Responsibilities: Patient care, data entry, front desk operations, and general cleaning.
  • Assisted nurses with correspondence, charting, data entry, new admissions, and physicians orders.
  • Performed general office duties (filing, answering phone, faxes, data entry).

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24. Daily Needs

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Here's how Daily Needs is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided excellent customer service to residents and patients, responsible for distributing medication, assisted residents with daily needs
  • Monitored changed in patient conditions and assisted patients in daily needs
  • Assist clients with their daily needs and personal developmental disabilities while encouraging the clients to achieve a greater level of independence.
  • Assist patient in taking care of daily needs, bathe patient, prepare meals for patient, and perform daily household chores
  • Helped them with their daily needs such as helping them bathe, making them meal, and taking them to appointments.
  • Attend to mentally challenged client with daily needs, such as bathing, feeding, cleaning the clients home.
  • Assisted clients with their daily needs, scheduling appointments, taking notes, and attending doctor's appointments with them
  • Assist patients with daily needs - eating, changing bedding, changing clothes, cleaning dentures, etc.
  • Assist Patients with daily needs such as bathing, feeding, dressing, vital signs, data entry.
  • Assist clients with daily needs, such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, and errands.
  • Helped residents with daily needs such as bathing, feeding, housekeeping and helping out with medicine.
  • Assist clients with there daily needs, and help clients maintain and /or reach there goals.
  • Assist nurses with daily duties, monitor vital signs, and assist patients with daily needs.
  • Fill out charts, ordered medication, pass medication, and assist residents with daily needs.
  • Attended to all daily needs of patients including feeding those who were unable to feed themselves.
  • Helped patients with daily needs such as bathing, using the facilities, eating, etc.
  • Cared for patients and took care of them and helped them with their daily needs.
  • Helped residents with daily needs, cooked and prepared meals and administered medication when needed.
  • Administer medications for residents, Assisted residents with their daily needs in a retirement setting.
  • Helped with residents' daily needs such as toileting, showering, and laundry.

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25. Skin Care

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Here's how Skin Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide basic patient care, such as bathing, bed making, skin care, incontinence care, and toileting duties.
  • Assist with transfers, ambulation including use of cane, walker, and or wheelchair when needed, provide skin care.
  • Asked by the manager to assist another RN with skin care once a month to check for any skin breakdown.
  • Assist with direct and indirect patient care such as hygiene, skin care and obtain normal vital signs.
  • Obtained patient vital signs, skin care, hygiene, Foley catheter insertion and removal.
  • Provide routine skin care also assist my client in applying nonprescription topical medications to skin surface
  • Skin Care Vital Signs, Diabetic Urine Testing Collection of Specimens, Positioning and Transfer.
  • Provide as needed assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, and skin care.
  • Provided health care services, routine skin care, and tended to housekeeping.
  • Assisted with medication administration, changed simple dressing and provided skin care.
  • Provided routine skin care by applying nonprescription topical medications to skin surface.
  • Changed clothes, skin care and helped the patient to be ambulatory.
  • Assist with Toileting Skin care to maintain the health of the skin.
  • Assisted patient with skin care and helped the patient to be ambulatory.
  • Assist and collaborate in medical skin care procedures with MD.
  • Assisted with Bathing, grooming, and skin care.
  • Performed mouth care skin care and hair care.
  • Assisted with post-surgical skin care dressings.
  • Skin care to the immobilized patient.
  • Provide routine skin care - i.e.

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26. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Served as a preceptor for and competent mentor for new CNA's hired on to the unit.
  • Provided follow-up care after careful review of the preceding shift CNA's patient report.
  • Worked for discharged patients in their homes as a CNA caregiver.
  • Evaluate competency levels of CNA staff annually at skills fair.
  • Performed duties of certified nursing assistant (CNA).
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification preferred.
  • Assist any other CNA, Nurse or Doctor.
  • Updated CNA on status and condition of patient.
  • Cross trained to perform CNA duties.
  • Report to on coming CNA.
  • Performed CNA duties as necessary.
  • Worked with RN's, CNA's, and MD's as a team to ensure optimal patient care was provided.
  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Personal Care Aide (PCA)Observed patients.
  • Worked here as a CNA for 6 years in the Intensive Care unit.
  • Reason for leaving: I went to schooling for my CNA.
  • Promoted from PA to Lead CNA in Jan. 2010.
  • Make weekly schedules for 12-15 CNA staff.
  • Help out with CNA training.
  • Worked in many different Nursing homes as a CNA throughout CT which contracted services through Nursing Services, Inc.
  • Performed assistance functions while training for CNA working at another Nursing Care facility simultaneously for my Clinical training.

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27. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Prioritize patient daily care according to acuity and scheduled patient procedures.
  • Provide individualized care for patients requiring dependent daily care.
  • Prioritized patient daily care according to patient acuity.
  • Provided miscellaneous daily care to special needs individuals
  • Assist family with client's daily care plan such as showering, denture care, brushing hair, all personal hygiene.
  • Assisted with the daily care of patients including but not limited to hygiene, nutrition, and activities of daily living.
  • Assist Client with Daily Care Assist Client With Meals Assist Clients With Medication Assist Clients With DressingsRun ErrandDo Light Housekeeping Duties Daily
  • Provided daily care to patients including safety, comfort, nutrition, exercise, helping with lifting and moving the residents/patients
  • Assist nurse in patient care including vital signs, I/O, wound care, dressing change, activities of daily care
  • Assisted patients with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing on a Neurology/ Neurosurgery unit.
  • Performed tasks such as admitting, vital signs, intake and output, assisting in daily cares, etc.
  • Record daily care notes, Escort to appointments (doctor, physical therapy, hair salon, etc.)
  • Provide daily care to residents as needed also making sure each resident attend meals and activities throughout each day.
  • Worked in the Critical Care Unit as a ward clerk and primary care assistant assisting patients with daily care.
  • Aided staff members in daily care of patients including obtaining vitals signs, intake and output, and transporting.
  • Assist patients with daily care, dressing changes, line removals, surgical prep, meal distribution and feeding.
  • Assist residents with everyday living tasks, scheduling, appointments, treatments and many other daily care requirements.
  • Documented daily care via adherence to the Three Count Rule in order to decrease errors in medication administration.
  • Assisted in the basic daily care of the elderly, such as bathing, dressing, etc.
  • Performed daily care for infants including vital signs, feeding, changing, bathing and general care.

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28. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided complete care to 27 Alzheimer patients/residents
  • Service Awards-working with the Aged/Alzheimer/Aged Disabled/combative.
  • Experienced working with the elderly, Alzheimer's or dementia patients, physically disabled clients, clients with major illnesses.
  • Monitored patients of stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and other physical/ mental health conditions with providing continuous care.
  • Provide care for elderly Alzheimer couple, including meal preparation, light cleaning and transportation to doctor's appointments.
  • Certified nursing assistant providing direct patient care in a facility setting, specifically in the Alzheimer's unit.
  • Perform tasks for everyday living for ones with dementia, Alzheimer s, Parkinson s and cancer patients.
  • Assisted residents/dementia and Alzheimer's unit when needed to assure their living would be as comfortable as possible.
  • Assisted with the care of the elderly Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients, administering medications, light housework
  • Worked in the Dementia and Alzheimer's Ward which consisted of 25 residents divided into 3 groups.
  • Cared for patients of all levels of Alzheimer's, Dementia, Psychosis, and Total Care.
  • Cared for diabetic, cancer, Alzheimer, and elderly patients who couldn't care for themselves.
  • Worked in a hospital with some clients.i have experience in working with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Supervised second shift employees on Alzheimer's unit including individuals with mental health issues and dual diagnosis
  • Provided quality care to diverse clients and families including Alzheimer s, Dementia and Schizophrenic patients.
  • Experienced working with Alzheimer's or dementia patients, physically disabled clients, mentally disabled clients.
  • Assist with daily living, personal care, and light housekeeping to persons with Alzheimer's.
  • Provided personal care, emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Experienced with various medical conditions including dementia, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Dementia, Alzheimer, Diabetes, & Psychiatric disorders.

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29. RUN Errands

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Here's how RUN Errands is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide oversight and supervision, run errands, general housekeeping
  • Run errands / shopping- Housekeeping- Bathing assistance
  • House keeping, run errands, laundry-Prepare and serve modified diet-Assist with bathing, grooming, and dressing-Over exceed customer expectation
  • Execute house cleaning duties, run errands, give medication, take blood pressure, temperature, and personal hygiene.
  • Provide assistance to clients, clean their homes, run errands as requested and complete all tasks that are required.
  • Wash clothes, bathe patient, run errands, make meals, feed patient, supervise medication in take.
  • Clean bathroom, bedroom, front room, and kitchen Cook: meals and snacks Run errands: grocery shopping
  • Care for elderly/ daily duties: bathe and toilet, wash clothes, clean house, run errands, transport
  • Run errands, assist in taking trips to doctors' appointments, and just being a quality trust-worthy companion.
  • Cook and clean for client; give medication reminder; run errands; assist with bathing and feeding when needed
  • Assist client's with daily living requirements, Light housekeeping, Meal prep, Medication reminders, Run errands
  • Provide clerical assistance to patients, patient care, make copies, run errands, and phone coverage
  • Prepare meals, do laundry, shop for their needs and wants, run errands daily.
  • Run errands for patients to include get prepared food, pick-up prescriptions, and grocery shopping.
  • Cook, clean, run errands, medication reminders, ADL'S, Personal hygiene.
  • Assist patients with chores/logged patients daily care in log book/run errands/cooking cleaning/care for patient/small cleaning task
  • Transport clients to various appointments as well as run errands for the client as needed.
  • Run errands for the clients such as paying bills or going to the pharmacy.
  • Clean house, run errands, and anything that would make their life easier.
  • Prepare meals, provide housekeeping, run errands and assist with daily self/health activities.

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30. Medication Reminders

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Here's how Medication Reminders is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted consumers in residential homes in improving their independence with their bathing, grooming, medication reminders and meal planning/preparation
  • Provide medication reminders, and supervise clients who self-administer medication.
  • Assisted in self-directing patients with medication reminders or refilling.
  • Assist self-directing consumers with medication reminders or refilling.
  • Assist with patient ambulation and medication reminders.
  • Provided patient with medication reminders.
  • Assist self-directing patients with medication reminders or refilling their prescription at the local pharmacy as specified on their Plan of Care.
  • Assisted in medication reminders, cleaning, client care, vital signs, Assisted clients while walking to prevent falls.
  • Coordinate physical and mental assessments, vital signs, apical and radial pulses, medication reminders and personal hygiene.
  • Go to my patients house, medication reminders, shower, assist with transfers, Cook, record daily task
  • Job Duties: Meal planning and preparations, medication reminders, I do errands and shopping for the client.
  • Assist with basic personal needs such as bathing, restroom assistance, dressing and eating, and medication reminders.
  • Helped with laundry, cooking, cleaning, transfers, bathing, grooming, ambulatory exercises and medication reminders
  • Assist in groceries shopping, dressing, cooking, laundry, & medication reminders.
  • Assisted patients with showers, getting dressed, changed patients diapers and medication reminders.
  • Bathe, Cook, Clean, Vitals, Medication Reminders, Charting, etc.
  • Assisted with medication reminders, vital signs or other care plans as ordered.
  • Provide timely medication reminders and observe the client for compliance in taking medications.
  • Attended doctors appointments and gave medication reminders and ran errands when needed.
  • Assist consumers with medication reminders and or filling prescriptions.

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31. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels, height and weight ensured safety and well-being, and assisted with hygiene and grooming.
  • Measure and record food and fluid intake or urinary and fecal output, report changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Monitor food and fluid intake / output, draw blood in patients as directed, and help administer medications.
  • Assessed client's vitals, assisted with medications, and recorded nutrition or fluid intake.
  • Monitored and documented blood pressure, fluid intake and blood glucose screenings when needed.
  • Chart food and fluid intake/output, maintained safe work area, and collected specimens.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels, measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Recorded and placed fluid Intake and Output sheets into the patient's chart.
  • Measure and record patient vital signs, food and fluid intake and output.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake through gastronomy bag and orally.
  • Provide written records of the patient's food/ fluid intake and output.
  • Measured and recorded patients fluid intake and output before and after treatment.
  • Encourage fluid intake and food to avoid side effects of oral medications.
  • Answered patient call lights and assisted with nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Measure and record patient's fluid intake, customer service.
  • Measured and recorded patient's fluid intake and output.
  • Prepared meals and documented food and fluid intake.
  • Reminded clients of medication, and fluid intakes.
  • Support and administer nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Calculate and record fluid intake and output.

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32. Patient Rooms

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Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with daily care of patients which included, feeding, daily walks, and daily cleaning of patient rooms.
  • Maintained patient rooms for a comfortable, clutter free environment, while maintaining an optimal level of nursing care.
  • Clean OR rooms* Transport Patients* Clean Outpatient rooms* Get Patients from floors for surgery* Schedule surgeries* Make charts
  • Stocked, cleaned, and organized patient rooms to ensure nurses and doctors have necessary supplies on hand
  • Stock rooms, maintain, and set up patient rooms, order equipment, instruments, medicine.
  • Keep up with equipment for maintenance and function; the unit including patient rooms for cleanliness.
  • Removed all equipment from discharged patient rooms, sanitizes and places a green tie on it.
  • Organized supplies, stocked patient rooms, and maintained supplies at adequate levels of inventory.
  • Ensured the cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of all facilities, patient rooms and equipment.
  • Prepared patient rooms for appropriate treatment; educated and guided patients through prescribed exercise plan.
  • Brainstorm ways to limit patient falls and other safety hazards in patient rooms and units.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival and kept them clean while they stayed.
  • Check supply carts in patient rooms and replenish supplies that are low or empty.
  • Identified and reported preventive or other maintenance issues in public areas or patient rooms.
  • Followed admission procedures in setting up patient rooms and assisted in patient care.
  • Assist in transporting stable, non-monitored patients to ancillary department or inpatient rooms.
  • Removed trash bags, soiled linen bags, and garbage from patient rooms.
  • Ensured the cleanliness, upon sanitation protocols of patient rooms and equipment.
  • Maintain and set up patient rooms-Assist with patient and family education-Assist R.N.
  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms, bathrooms, or other patient areas.

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33. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Cared for employer's home by changing bed linens, washing, ironing laundry, cleaning and preparing health appropriate meals.
  • Assist with personal hygiene needs, changed bed linens, washed laundry and cleaned patient s homes.
  • Provided assistance with activities of daily living including bathing, grooming, changing bed linens, etc.
  • Complete housekeeping tasks, such as changing bed linens, washing dishes, and cleaning living areas.
  • Changed bed linens, prepared meals, assisted in and out of bed and handled house cleaning.
  • Change bed linens, clean and iron resident laundry and keep resident room neat and clean.
  • Change bed linens, bathe patient, and assist with daily activities of living.
  • Performed light cleaning duties which involved changing bed linens and organizing patient's room.
  • Cleaned and sanitized residents home, changed bed linens, and washed clothes.
  • Assisted with changing bed linens, laundry, and the upkeep of household.
  • Maintained household, changed bed linens, and served as a companion.
  • Performed routine household cleaning, laundry, changing bed linens, etc.
  • Checked catheter tubing changed bed linens and checked the urinary drainage bags.
  • Assist patients by cleaning their homes, and changing bed linens.
  • Tidy the patient's room and change bed linens in hospitals.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks, change bed linens and wash laundry.
  • Tidy patients room, change bed linens where necessary.
  • Changed occupied and unoccupied bed linens as needed.
  • Changed bed linens, laundry and light housekeeping.
  • Change and clean patient's bed linens.

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34. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Changed and assisted nurse with sterile dressings, assist client with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, elimination.
  • Performed care, which includes bathing, linen changes, oral hygiene, and comfort measures.
  • Perform personal hygiene needs, including bathing, oral hygiene, and toileting needs.
  • Prepare and transport bodies to morgue; organize the set up oral hygiene trays.
  • Provided outstanding patient care including, oral hygiene, bathing, and bed changes.
  • Assist with personal grooming and oral hygiene, feeding, ambulation with bathroom privileges.
  • Assist with bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, medicating, ambulating/ transferring.
  • Assist with bathing, oral hygiene, dressing and any other personal care.
  • Assisted with personal cleanliness, oral hygiene and making beds.
  • Assist client with daily living skills such as personal/oral hygiene.
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygieneand prevention of dental diseases.
  • Monitored vital signs and intake/output Assisted with patient care such as bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, and changing bed linens
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, and feeding.
  • Provide routine physical care such as taking vitals, bathing, toileting, oral hygiene ect.
  • Assisted with oral hygiene, Perform bathing and bed bath, Peripheral and oximetry pulse.
  • Assist patients with baths, oral hygiene, grooming, ambulation etc.Life Skills Therapist
  • Assist with personalcleanliness, oral hygiene, making beds and straightening rooms.
  • feed bathe toilet make sure safe and well oral hygiene
  • Observe and report any changes in patients conditionAssist with personalcleanliness, oral hygiene, making beds and straightening rooms.
  • Assist with personal cleanliness and oral hygiene * Transport patients to other departments of the hospital * Admission Setup

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35. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided care to the infants such as, bathing, PKU testing, hourly feedings, drawing blood as needed.
  • Perform patient care duties that includes drawing blood, collection of specimen, take and record vital signs.
  • Answer phone calls, assist with drawing blood, assist RN and Physicians with procedures, transport patients.
  • Assisted nurses on the unit with a number of patients by taking vital signs and drawing blood.
  • Assist nurses in their daily assignments, including drawing blood and inserting or remove IV's.
  • Assist in ADLS, help ambulate when needed, vitals on patients, assist in drawing blood
  • Job title also includes n the task of drawing blood for laboratory testing.
  • Operate EKG machine and use needles for drawing blood.
  • Trained Nursing staff on drawing blood.
  • Certified in drawing blood and cultures.
  • Served as a Phlebotomist, drawing blood for labs and some secretary work; answering calls from physicians and scheduling appointments.
  • Perform nursing duties, such as measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
  • Applied phlebotomy skills, drawing blood, blood specimens, and collect data.
  • Administered to patient's needs, such as accu-checks, cathering, take vital signs, charting, and drawing blood.

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36. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Answer and refer telephone calls or other inquired to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitated Attend required annual in-service programs
  • Prepared arbitration reports, answered patient phone calls and maintained strict confidentiality.
  • Pulled and filed all necessary documentation and filtered all department phone calls
  • Assisted other staff members with day to day duties (ex/making phone calls, cleaning around the office, etc.)
  • Maintained patient charts, completed doctor's orders, entered patient orders into the computer system and answered incoming phone calls.
  • Answered incoming patient, physician and supplier phone calls and received faxed prescriptions pertaining to requests for medical supplies and equipment.
  • Front desk admission, appointment scheduling -patient check in/out - insurance verification- answering phone calls - assist nurse assistant with patients
  • Assured the families of loved ones and answered any questions they may have, also assisted with answering telephone calls.
  • Chart patient information and vital signs using EMR, post documents in charts, answer phone calls and call lights.
  • Assisted patients in caring for their basic needs including bathroom trips, phone calls, and overall hospital navigation.
  • Answered phone calls and directed to appropriate rooms, inputted doctor's charts, and scanned prescriptions to pharmacy.
  • Performed secretarial duties as needed such as answering patient call lights, filing documents, and receiving phone calls.
  • Answer and direct phone calls to various departments as well as typing data into the computer Paragon system.
  • Supported the unit by entering doctor's orders into computer system, answering phone calls and paging doctors.
  • Answer phone calls, and relay messages to nurses, helped doctors with any information regarding their patients.
  • Perform clerical duties in a medical office, such as taking and making phone calls and filing.
  • Perform clerical duties such as sending faxes, directing phone calls, and using the paging system.
  • Handle and answered external as well as internal phone calls and transferring calls to the appropriate departments.
  • Coordinate doctor and nurse phone calls/interactions with patients for status of surgery, recovery, and discharge.
  • Answered phone calls and questions for the department, ordered supplies, and other duties as assigned.

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37. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provided patients with emotional support and redirection when they were exhibiting signs of behaviors associated with their disorder.
  • Provided behavior and emotional support and supervision for those with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Provided compassionate emotional support to both residents and their family members.
  • Offer emotional support primarily for elderly patients.
  • Provide emotional support and understanding as needed.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support for patients and families.
  • Provide encouragement and emotional supports.
  • Provided assistance with grooming, bathing, feeding, emotional support and supervision of residents with various levels of dementia
  • Provide basic personal care, social care and emotional support to elderly people who need help with day-to-day tasks.
  • Provided Intervention Techniques, Behavioral Modifications, Emotional Support, Time Out Strategies, and Structured Activities to Clients.
  • Collaborated with patients, families and physicians to assist in navigating and providing emotional support to our customers.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support, converse with patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Provided 1:1 care and safety measures, along with emotional support to suicidal patients during hospital stay.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support, comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Interacted with patients and provided emotional support as well as counseling and guidance when needed.
  • Worked with psychiatric, autistic, and emotional support children in an alternative school setting.
  • Give emotional support to all patients and their family, friends, and relatives.
  • Calmed patients' fears, created comfortable atmosphere, and acted as emotional support.
  • Provided grooming, prepared meals, feed the patient and emotional supports for patient.
  • Provided complete patient care and documented changes including emotional support to patients and families.

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38. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down syndrome, Mental Retardation and Articulation and Phonological Processing Disorders.
  • Maintain hospital service standards, with particular attention to personal/behavioral, staff teamwork, and patient-staff interaction guidelines.
  • Ensured test-result by complete and accurate handling of specimens earning a reputation for meticulous attention to detail.
  • Resolved difficult and sensitive situations involving patients by providing information or assistance that met their needs.
  • Greeted and directed patients and visitors to particular hospital destinations with compassionate attitude.
  • Communicated accurate medical terminology submitting physician orders in computer for particular patients.
  • Maintain effective communication and manage difficult behavior using specialized techniques.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities, resident outings, and meetings.
  • Designed and implemented course curriculum and clinical training.
  • Articulated directives from referral sources and family members.
  • Assist with improving behaviors during difficulty situations.
  • Communicated and interacted with patients experiencing difficulty.
  • Provide patient care assistance for Neurology ICU* Excellent attention to detail in both written and oral communication skills; well -organized.
  • Cooper Hospital 1 Cooper Plaza Camden NJ Monitor heart monitors for cardiac patients on the cardiac floor and the CICU.
  • Helped facilitate quality care of patients in the acute care as well as ICU setting while attending Nursing School.
  • Take vital signs and assist nurses in the care of the patients on the Trauma and Step-Down ICU floor.
  • Engaged in extracurricular activities such as reading, coloring, listening to music, card games, etc.
  • Help out with daily activities and functions that are now difficult or impossible for the elderly to perform.
  • Assisted in CODE BLUE situations, basically I worked hand in hand with the entire staff in ICU.
  • Performed duties under the direction of licensed personnel in an Acute, ICU, LTAC and clinic environment.

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39. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Interpreted prescription requests and entered information into log: created labels and Medication Administration Records.
  • Followed care plan by recording, monitoring and assisting clients with medication administration.
  • Pass medications and keep proper documentation of medication administration and disposal.
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living and medication administration.
  • Implement resident care plans in relation to medication administration.
  • Redirect Behaviors, Transportation to appointments, Medication Administration.
  • Entered new orders into the medication administration records.
  • Performed Skilled RN visits including IV medication administration.
  • Assist vet technicians with pet medication administration.
  • Document on MAR of medication administration.
  • Update medication administration records as needed.
  • Assisted residents with medication administration.
  • Care for individual residents, including medication administration, charting, documentation, cooking, cleaning, meal planning and prep.
  • Assist disable patient who are in need of everyday household chores, shopping, bathing, and medication administration.
  • Assist patient with activities of daily living, medication administration, and dressing changes in a home care setting.
  • Assist patient with daily living activities and medication administration * Cook light meals and clean up afterwards * Light housekeeping
  • Assist with bathing, meal preparation, doctor appointments, and medication administration.
  • Provide assistance with living skills development, health maintenance and medication administration, personal care, and behavioral development.
  • Train and supervise personnel in electronic medication administration report/bedside medication verification, meditech 6.0 electronic charting.
  • Assist nurse in administering skilled nursing care including medication administration, physical and psychiatric support.

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40. ROM

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Here's how ROM is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Promoted individual professional growth/development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education/skills competency
  • Performed sanitation of workstations to ensure that no contaminants are being passed from patient-to-patient via equipment.
  • Developed extensive knowledge of medical terminology and gained hands-on experience from departmental and Performance Improvement meetings.
  • Converted from manual to computerized charting system to deliver timely information among health care providers.
  • Accessed necessary medications from a locked cabinet daily and distributed it to patients as prescribed.
  • Recognized and promptly reported and documented care activity and observations accurately on appropriate chart forms.
  • Certified to expedite prior authorizations and other related claim rejections from insurance plans.
  • Administered prescribed medication under written directions from physician and home care nurse.
  • Answered call light system promptly and intervened appropriately.
  • Collected information from patients for histories including vitals.
  • Helped Patients understand exercises that were provided from doctor and would give a paper copy of exercises to do at home.
  • Transport patients to and from other hospital floors, maintain cleanliness of rooms, show compassion and have a caring attitude.
  • Answered incoming calls from patients for busy Internal Medicine Physician, scheduled appointments, took messages delivering to appropriate staff.
  • Provide and promotes good nutrition by assisting with food, fluid, prepare meals and give special diets when necessary.
  • Deliver samples to the lab for testing, pick up supplies from pharmacy, and surrounding areas in the hospital.
  • Delivered patients from the Emergency room to an overnight room, if the doctor decided a patient should stay overnight.
  • Provided free hospital outpatient visit for the uninsured patients to prevent them from reentering the system secondary to financial burdens.
  • Obtain vital signs from assigned patients twice per shift, accurately document results, and inform RN of non-standard readings.
  • Transported patients within facility and also to and from appointments to the hospital, Doctors' appointments and grocery store.
  • Work with others on the team to ensure patient is taken care and take direction from the registered nurse.

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41. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • General Housekeeping Schedule and accompany client's doctors and physical therapy appointments Assist with mobility Distribution of medication Prepare meals
  • Communicate with physical therapy staff to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning and modifying treatment.
  • Prepared meals, administered/monitored medication provided physical therapy including range of motion exercises.
  • Transfer patients using wheelchairs and assisting with ambulation during physical therapy sessions.
  • Maneuvered patient delicately, decreased falls and assisted with physical therapy.
  • Provided physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist.
  • Assisted nurses and physical therapy with post-surgical orthopedic patient's exercises.
  • Report improvement or deterioration of patients before and after physical therapy.
  • Cared for postoperative patients and assisted with physical therapy sessions.
  • Acted as a physical therapy assistant in moving post-operative patients.
  • Administered medication and physical therapy per doctors' orders.
  • Assisted with physical therapy sessions for orthopedic patients.
  • Supervised doctor visits and physical therapy sessions.
  • Scheduled in patients appointments for Physical Therapy.
  • Prepared patients for physical therapy sessions.
  • Summer employment in outpatient physical therapy.
  • Assist with supplemental physical therapy.
  • Perform basic procedures to assess a patient's condition such as taking their pulse rate and blood pressure and physical therapy.
  • Assisted physical therapy with Trapezes and, CPM machines Collected urine and stool specimens and discharged Foley catheters and IV's.
  • Assist with moving and transporting patients; this includes helping them walk or assisting them with exercise and physical therapy.

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42. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Dispense medication to residents *Check and verify each medication in database*Relay any vital medical information to medical staff team.
  • Frequent patient observation and appropriate documentation of patient information and communication with RN and other medical staff.
  • Instructed/motivated/safeguarded and assisted patients with functional activities while coordinating treatment under direction of medical staff.
  • Assisted medical staff by interpreting during assessment and implementation of treatment.
  • Provided clerical and clinical assistance under direction of medical staff.
  • Communicated patient concerns with medical staff and family members.
  • Communicated with medical staff and patients effectively.
  • Worked with hospice residents, family members and medical staff to ease the situation as much as possible for family members.
  • Received 2008 Medical Staff Award for Academic Excellence, for stellar clinical performance and for achieving highest GPA in program.
  • Communicate patient's progress to medical staff during medical conference, update patient chart with relevant information to track progress.
  • Served as a conduit between patients and nurses and doctors by recording and communicating all issues to medical staff.
  • Develop and distribute brochures, newsletters, or other printed materials to share information with patients or medical staff.
  • Provided exceptional personalized care to patients, allowing the medical staff to have more time to give quality care.
  • Executed daily operations of vital statistics, communicate with other medical staff, dietary issues, and medication dispersal.
  • Answered phones and took messages for providers, supervisors, or any other medical staff in the facility.
  • Build a relationship with patients and families in nursing home under the direction on nurse and medical staff.
  • Worked directly with nurses and other medical staff in order to ensure expedient and safe recovery for all patients
  • Observe patients' emotional, physical, and mental conditions and update any changes to the medical staff.
  • Assist medical staff by setting up equipment, storing and moving supplies, and assisting with some procedures.
  • Measured vital signs, changed bed linens and report changes in the patient's condition to medical staff.

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43. Oral Care

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Here's how Oral Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Provide oral care to cognitive/physical impaired patients.
  • Assist client with individual cleanliness, including shower, tub or bed showers, oral care, hair and healthy skin.
  • Assisted in all activities of day-to-day living (Bed Baths, Turning Patient, Oral Care, and Skin Care).
  • Provided patient care including: bed baths, ambulation of patients, bedding changes, grooming, and oral care.
  • Assisted with after care such as bathing, changing feeding, grooming, positioning and turning, and oral care.
  • Assist patient with personal care, including bathing, oral care, shaving, skin care, nail care.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living including bathing, shaving, oral care and other activities as appropriate.
  • Provided direct hygiene care to patients including oral care, bathing, incontinent care, and bed making.
  • Presented outstanding care to clients, transferred patients, assisted with baths, and oral care.
  • Assist elderly with skin care, oral care, hygiene, light housekeeping, errands etc.
  • Assist patients in their everyday routine (bath, oral care, meals, etc.)
  • Assist patients with daily activities such as oral care, bath, and getting dressed.
  • Perform personal care duties such as hair care, skin care and oral care.
  • Assist patients with bathing, toileting, grooming, tooth brushes and oral care.
  • Provided daily functioning tracking, such as, input/output and oral care.
  • Assist in the provision of pastoral care to patients when requested.
  • Assist patient with PM care, give baths, provide oral care, and do finger sticks.
  • Attend to patients personal needs ( eating, dressing, grooming, oral care, toileting) Do housekeeping for patients.
  • Assist clients with bath laundry undergarments prescribe meds & food help with oral care and keep their living area neat and clean
  • Assist with feeding, bathing, toileting, providing water, oral care.

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44. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in monitoring of patients conditions communicating critical information to Charge Nurse; collected specimens and provided other support as needed.
  • Coordinated all incoming admissions and discharges, communicating bed availability to charge nurse.
  • Observe resident's and report/document to supervisor/charge nurse/RN.
  • Reported any unusual results to charge nurse immediately.
  • Assist residents in ADL's, dispensed all medication, treatments, vitals and insulin under the direction of charge nurse.
  • Maintained records of patient progress and services performed and reported changes in patient condition to manager, charge nurse or supervisor.
  • Observe patient, before, during and after dialysis and promptly report any changes or problems to the charge nurse.
  • Reported any significant information or change in patient condition to the licensed nurse, charge nurse, or nurse supervisor.
  • Support RN, Charge Nurse, and Doctors with all interventions, treatments, procedures, and patient care.
  • Recorded and reported changes in the patient's physical condition, behavior, or appearance to the charge Nurse.
  • Help charge nurse create assignment according to patient needs or arrange patients on floor according to their needs.
  • Take and record vital sighs and take and record weights of patients as requested by Charge Nurse.
  • Report abnormal findings or patient and patients' families concerns to the designated nurse and charge nurse.
  • Executed daily operations of EKG strips and lab orders as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician.
  • Provided elements of indirect and direct, non-invasive patient care under the supervision of a charge nurse.
  • Report changes identified in the residents condition to the Charge Nurse and assist the Nurse when necessary.
  • Assist clients with breathing treatments, and assisted charge nurse with medication management, patient triage
  • Reported abnormal findings and behavior to charge nurse, and accommodated needs as requested.
  • Obtained EKG and glucose monitoring per order of physician and oversight of charge nurse.
  • Followed a prescribed care plan for intervention and reported all interventions to charge nurse.

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45. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Developed excel documents to generate and analyze cost per patient for pharmaceutical and durable medical equipment use.
  • Developed excellent rapport with patients, including training on using medical equipment.
  • Assisted in all medical procedures Trained in sterilization of medical equipment
  • Order and coordinate delivery of durable medical equipment to in-patients.
  • Order medical equipment while verifying client information for distribution.
  • Ordered durable medical equipment for patients and coordinated delivery.
  • Administer medications daily and assist with medical equipment.
  • Take care of patients do a few errands about 3 hours a day assist with medical equipment assist with walking eating.
  • Provide inventory count and place orders on all retail, back bar aesthetic, medical and medical equipment used.
  • Informed providers of any approvals or denials of services and durable medical equipment both verbally and in writing.
  • Care of postoperative patients; removing casts, stitches, staples, bandages, and durable medical equipment.
  • Instruct patients on any safety regulations, assembly or operation of any medical equipment prescribed to them.
  • Inspect, maintain, and clean medical equipment on a daily basis as well as organize inventory.
  • Booked appointments, inventory of medical equipment and supplies, direct care of newborns and mothers.
  • Check vital signs as well as set up medical equipment and assist in medical procedures.
  • Cleaned medical equipment, restocked supplies and assisted in the training of other technical personnel.
  • Discharge of all patients off all medical equipment and drains, before leaving the hospital.
  • Take and monitor patient's vital signs; set up and monitor medical equipment devices.
  • Applied clean dressings under supervision, emptied drains, and assisted with medical equipment.
  • Support diagnostic and technical treatment procedures such as sitting up and special medical equipment.

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46. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Completed Medicaid and Medicare Authorization requests for long-term patients with special needs.
  • Cared for people with special needs, documenting daily activities of the facilities, training new workers on the job.
  • Assist students with special needs in the areas of personal hygiene, feeding, toileting and daily living skills.
  • Worked with adults and children with special needs in training them to become more independent in life skills.
  • Worked for a foster family and took care of two special needs girls, ages 8 and 11.
  • Filled in for nursing assistants as needed providing personal assistance to the elderly and special needs children.
  • Developed the ability to work with special needs children in a public setting and educate the public.
  • Work closely with special needs individuals, and help them with all aspects of their day.
  • Worked closely with doctors and nursing staff taking vitals and administering medications and special needs.
  • Worked with cap clients and one- on- one with special needs kids with different disabilities.
  • Assist children with special needs in the classroom setting and during outside recess time.
  • Provided direct patient care to wheel chair bound clients and adults with special needs.
  • Provided care to patients with physical disabilities, as well as special needs patients.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living such as cleaning and cooking for special needs patient
  • Help Young Adults and Adults with special needs and assist them in daily activities
  • Provide opportunities for socialization on a weekly basis with other special needs adults.
  • Provide a safe and least restrictive environment for students with special needs.
  • Assist a special needs adult female with day to day tasks.
  • Helped with everyday living skills to the elderly and special needs.
  • Worked for a child with special needs while in high school.

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47. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Complied constantly with HIPPA standards while preparing patient documentation and other interactions.
  • Maintained HIPPA/Privacy regulations when dealing with patient charts and personal information.
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient privacy in compliance with HIPPA regulations
  • Maintained confidentiality of patients and records under HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality (HIPPA) of all information pertaining to clients, families, staff, community providers and referral sources.
  • Respect privacy of the client by maintaining confidentially of the client of the client information under HIPPA.
  • Communicated with family members about patient's condition or progress when asked while adhering to HIPPA regulations.
  • Home Health restricted to but not including non-invasive procedures and HIPPA guidelines according to the law.
  • Protected & served the hospital community by adhering to rules & regulations, such as HIPPA.
  • Operate by Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) policies to prevent sanctions.
  • Observe and maintain HIPPA and JCAHO regulations and guidelines for upholding patient confidentiality and safety.
  • Filed and maintained patient charts to meet proper HIPPA guidelines of policies and procedures.
  • Followed proper care and treatment plans, & complied to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Assist in ensuring that the hospital following HIPPA and OSHA guidelines.
  • Followed appropriate HIPPA regulations to protect the privacy of the patients.
  • Deliver messages to providers, Fax important papers practicing HIPPA regulations.
  • Provide care in compliance with HIPPA procedures, maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Attended annual certification conferences and training for HIPPA and OSHA.
  • Faxed and maintained confidential reports and documents per HIPPA regulations.
  • Followed HIPPA, Department of Health and company procedures.

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48. Catheter Care

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Here's how Catheter Care is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Give catheter care to clients, collect urine and stool specimens, do diabetic urine testing, give suppositories and enemas.
  • Assist RN's with wound care, catheter care and care of any other drains that may be present.
  • Monitored blood glucose levels, input/output, weights, vital signs, catheter care and removed peripheral IV's.
  • Assist in teaching patients self-care, to include crutch walking, catheter care, and splint care.
  • Provide total care to Q2 Turn patient s that are incontinent as well as Foley Catheter care.
  • Give catheter care to clients, collect urine and stool specimens, record intake and output.
  • Collect routine specimens, empty catheter care bag, and reminders as required.
  • Provided catheter care to patients resulting in decrease in infections.
  • Preformed Catheter care, including insertion and removal of catheter.
  • Assist with the emptying of indwelling catheter care bag.
  • Assisted the nurses with catheter care and other procedures.
  • Performed blood glucose monitoring and Foley catheter care.
  • Perform catheter care on residents.
  • Assist patients with Catheter care.
  • Experienced in taking vital signs, Accu-check, charting, catheter care, hygiene of patients, and bed preparation.
  • Worked with mentally challenged children and adults Assisted patients with tube feedings, catheter care, and breathing treatments.
  • Document patient I&O's, catheter care, and other necessary information in IView.
  • Key Responsibilities Obtain vital signs, catheter care, and help in circumcision room.
  • Provide catheter care, accu checks, and measure input and output.
  • Monitored patients' fluid status.Responsible for patient hygiene and catheter care.

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49. Personal Needs

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Here's how Personal Needs is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted patients with personal needs and activities of daily living, collect data, and maintained a safe, organized environment.
  • Check patients vital signs, intake and output, and with any personal needs they needed assistance with.
  • Provided care for patients such as taking vitals, changing beds, bathing and any personal needs.
  • Assist client with daily living needs, personal needs, community outings, and to doctor appointments.
  • Provided patients with all aspects of hospital care and personal needs according to relative health issues.
  • Provided care for children with developmental disabilities to enhance life skill and meet daily personal needs.
  • Cared for the personal needs and comfort of patients within various units of the hospital.
  • Monitor patients every two hours and verify vital signs, safety, and personal needs.
  • Light Housekeeping, medication reminder, assist with appointments, assist with personal needs etc
  • Bathed and dressed patients, combed hair, and tended to personal needs.
  • Obtain vitals and assist with personal needs specific to each patients conditions.
  • Assisted patients in hygiene, ambulation, and other personal needs.
  • Assisted patients with toileting, bathing, and personal needs.
  • Take care of any of the client's personal needs.
  • Set up her direct care and personal needs including medication.
  • Assisted with ambulatory and personal needs for woman with cancer.
  • Assist with elderly in daily living and personal needs.
  • Provided patients with items necessary for daily personal needs.
  • Take care of all clients personal needs.
  • Assist the elderly with all personal needs

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50. Bed Baths

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Here's how Bed Baths is used in Patient Care Assistant jobs:
  • Set up and assisted with bathing as needed, including modified bed baths when necessary due to breakthrough incontinence.
  • Groomed patients; gave bed baths, helped to dress, assisted with mouth care, and hair.
  • Performed basic patient care duties such as bed baths, linen changes, and transporting patients.
  • Assisted in shower baths and bed baths (all aspects of daily hygiene).
  • Assisted patient's with bed baths, meals and personal hygiene.
  • Provided quality attentive care to patients including bed baths and feeding.
  • Preformed bed baths as well as toiletry.
  • Performed bed baths complete and partial.
  • Bed baths, feeding, respite
  • Provide resident care, bed baths, serve them meals, change briefs, get them ready for the day.
  • Provide morning care, bed baths,full assist patient transfers, mouth care, one to one feeding.
  • Float Pool Assist patients with their ADL's; including bed baths, elimination needs and assistance with meals.
  • Performed bladder scans, range of motion exercises, bed baths, and bladder catheterizations.
  • Certified AED Patient Bed Baths, Assist Patient to restrooms, Patient safety.
  • Assisted in AM/PM care, full baths, bed baths, etc..
  • Assited clients with feeding, showers, bed baths, transfers, turned bed bound clients q2 , ambulation.
  • Bed baths 6. transferring clients with transferable equipment that was provided or asked to use upon request.
  • Assisted patient Bed baths, feeding, dressing, repositioning every 2 hours.
  • Performed vital signs, bed baths, Venipuncture Applied traction for patients
  • Bed Baths and changed linens Took vital signs Administered PO medications

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20 Most Common Skill for a Patient Care Assistant

Personal Care14.9%
Patient Care10.9%
ADL8.1%
Blood Pressure7.2%
EKG7.1%
PCA6.4%
Meal Prep5.7%
RN5.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Patient Care Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Personal Care
Personal Care
10.8%
10.8%
2
2
Patient Care
Patient Care
8%
8%
3
3
ADL
ADL
5.9%
5.9%
4
4
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
5.2%
5.2%
5
5
EKG
EKG
5.2%
5.2%
6
6
PCA
PCA
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
4.1%
4.1%
8
8
RN
RN
4%
4%
9
9
Companionship
Companionship
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Blood Sugars
Blood Sugars
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
CPR
CPR
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Health Care
Health Care
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
IV
IV
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Telemetry
Telemetry
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Dementia
Dementia
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Skin Care
Skin Care
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
CNA
CNA
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Daily Care
Daily Care
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
RUN Errands
RUN Errands
1%
1%
30
30
Medication Reminders
Medication Reminders
1%
1%
31
31
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
1%
1%
32
32
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
1%
1%
33
33
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
1%
1%
34
34
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
1%
1%
35
35
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
ICU
ICU
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
ROM
ROM
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Oral Care
Oral Care
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Special Needs
Special Needs
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Hippa
Hippa
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Personal Needs
Personal Needs
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Bed Baths
Bed Baths
0.6%
0.6%

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