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Personal Care Assistant

St. John's, NL, Canada
December 16, 2019

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Apartment *** Gilbert Court, Memorial University Residence St. John’s NL, A1B 3S7; • 709-***-**** •

Highlights of knowledge and skills

·Over 7 years of hands-on experience in personal care assistant, special needs care & clinical health care

·Resident-Centered Care for activities of the daily living such as ambulation, positioning, feeding, toileting and bathing etc.

·Teamwork with co-workers and residents to achieve optimum care.

·Commitment to learning and have initiative to expand knowledge related to resident/health care.

·Practical experience caring for individuals with physical and cognitive challenges.

·Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills ensure trusting professional relationships are established and maintained with patients and their families, colleagues and management.

·Self-motivated with ability to work independently, under minimal supervision and collaboratively within a team environment towards achievement of organizational and patient goals.

·Ability to gather and synthesize complex technical information to solve clinical/patients’ problems swiftly and independently

·Disciplined, organized, positive personality, sympathetic, emotional stability, good communication and leadership skills

Work Experience

Nurse Specialist RN (Nursing officer II- Full Time) September 2015 – December 2019

Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

·Monitoring, recording and reporting patient’s state and response to treatment

·Assessing the individual/personal needs of the patients and to ensure that they receive the highest

standard of personal care and attention

·Management of children emergencies, passage of Nasogastric tube in infant and children, tube feeding

·Administration of medication, injections, and maternal and child health care

·Preparation for and assistance in clinical tests and medical procedure, pre-and post-surgical care

·Routine care and cleaning of dressing trolleys, cupboards, apparatus, mackintosh

Nurse Specialist (Staff Nurse-Full Time)

October 2010 – September 2012

General Hospital Abua, Rivers State, Nigeria

·General and personal nursing care of patients and counseling of patients on family planning techniques

·Management of emergencies cases, passage of Nasogastric tube in infant and children, tube feeding

·Administration of medication, injections, and maternal and child health care

·Administrative support and assessment of patients, ordering and developing diagnostic test

·Routine care, scrub and cleaning of dressing trolleys, cupboards, apparatus, mackintosh

Nursing support/ Personal care giver (Full Time)

April 2010 – September 2010

Excel Clinic/Care Home, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

·Monitoring patient’s condition and assist in providing personal services

·General technical nursing procedure e.g enema catheterization, dressing irrigations O2 therapy,

preparing for and clearing up after procedure

·Disinfections of linen, beds floor and bed pans

Maternal & Child health support care

Site/Emergency Nurse (Full Time)

September 2009 – March 2010

Clinotech Group Limited, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

·Personal care and check for any allergies and managed patient medication at site

·Traumatic management and first aid care

·Worker’s medical support services (e.g. blood sampling, cleaning, bandaging wound,

administering medication and maintaining proper supplies of medical equipment)


Diploma (Midwifery)

September 2012 – March 2015

Rivers State School of Midwifery, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Diploma (Registered Nurse)

September 2005 – May 2009

Rivers State School of Nursing, Port Harcourt, Nigeria


·First Aid/CPR/AED certified Valid until 2022

·Basic Life Support Programme (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA), 2018

·HIV Counseling and Testing/Couple Counseling Training by fhi360 and USAID, 2013

Rural Community medical outreach volunteer

Computer Proficiencies

·Statistical Software Packages: SPSS

·Others: Microsoft Office, @Risk,

Research Thesis

Management and Prevention of Hypertension in Adults in the Rural Areas

Maternal Mortality in Rural Areas: Causes and Prevention


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