Experienced and emphathetic health care professional seeking a position in a processional medical environment.
Areas of Expertise
*Microsoft Office *Kronos *Internet Explorer *CPR/First AID
*HIPAA *Tube Feeding *Hoyer Lift
01/1999 – Present Patient Care Assistant- Melmark, Berwyn PA.
Provide quality patient care to 16 patients living in a home setting on the Aston campus as well as 300 patients at the Berwyn site as needed.
Maintain and update accurate and timely computerized medical records that contain patient history, treatment and progress.
Administer medication and assist with daily physical therapy and various medical treatments such as tube feeding and respiration.
Schedule and accompany patients to medical appointments.
Assisting and following up with some of our clients who have specific rules or schedules that must be minded and specific dietary or physical rules
Being there on timely manner to make sure clients get up on time, make sure medication is taken on schedule and clients get to appointments on time.
02/2002 – 10/2010 Nursing Assistant – Pennsylvania Agency of Nurses, Newtown Square, PA
Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, nonsterile dressings, ice packs, heat treatments and therapeutic baths; applying restraints where necessary.
Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs, weight and recording food and drink intake and output information.
Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
Protects organization's value by keeping patient information confidential (HIPPA Rules).
Serves and protects the agency community by adhering to professional standards, agency policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities through required annual training.
01/1999-12/1999 Medical Health Training Assistant- Divine Providence Village, Springfield PA.
Developed individual educational plans for mentally challenged patients designed to promote behavioral growth and improved quality of life.
Assisted in medical treatment.
Maintained accurate medical records.
1998-1999 Medical Health Supervisor-Quality Management Associates, Philadelphia.
Provided in-home visits and medical care to mentally mentally patients.
Trained and supervised field employees involved with patient care services, including ongoing assessments, activities of daily living, and required medical treatment.
Compiled comprehensive documentation that detailed observations, treatment and patient progress.
1996-1998 Home Health Aid Medical Assistant- East Mount Airy Medical Center, Philadel.
Performed home health care and support to mentally challenged patients.
Implemented treatment plans, monitored client progress and maintained thorough records.
Documenting patient information and medical care procedures. Complemented mental health and CPR training.
Medical Health Care Specialist, 1995-The Thompson Institute, Philadelphia, PA