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Health Care Assistant

Calgary, AB, Canada
October 07, 2019

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Florence Adong

Calgary, AB 403-***-****

Highlight of Qualifications

Qualified and motivated to work as a Health Care Aid with a valid Alberta Health Care Aid certificate

Possesses Valid First Aid/CPR/AED Level 3 Certificate

Knowledgeable in medical terminology

Confident and comfortable in performing mechanical lifts, transferring clients; practical knowledge of skin and mouth care nutrition, hydration and elimination

Adaptable, able to learn new skills and tasks in an efficient manner

Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision

Physically fit; able to lift up to 50lbs repetitively

Positive attitude, reliable and strong attention to detail

Confident and can be easily taught

Safety conscious, mindful of keeping a safe and clean working area

Relevant Employment History

Health Care Aide

The Brenda Strafford Foundation (Clifton Manor), Calgary AB 2018-2019

Supplied and emptied bed pans; bathed, dressed and groomed clients

Served meal trays, fed or assisted in feeding of clients and assisted clients with menu selection

Weighed, lifted, turned, and positioned clients in the facility

Assisted clients in their regular exercises, and leisure

Made beds and maintained clients’ rooms

Transported clients between care facilities

Performed light housekeeping tasks such as cleaning, laundry and errands for clients

Health Care Aide (Practicum) 2017-2018

CareWest Fanning Centre, Calgary AB

Successfully carried out all of the duties and responsibilities of a Health Care Aide with effectiveness and empathy

Licensed Practical Nurse 2001-2009

Mulgo Hospital Kampala, Uganda

Performed nursing interventions such as taking vital signs, applied aseptic techniques including specimen collection

Administered medication and observed and documented therapeutic effects on patients

Provided pre0operative and post-operative personal and comfort care

Monitored established respiratory therapy and intravenous therapy

Monitored patients’ progress evaluated effectiveness of nursing interventions and consulted with appropriate members of healthcare team

Provide safety and health education to individuals and their families

Volunteer Experience

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, Calgary, AB 2015-2017

Translated for Instructors at I-AM ESL; mainly from English to Swahili and vice-versa

Education and Training

Health Care Aide Certificate, ABES College, Calgary, AB 2018

First-Aid/CPR/AED Level 3, ABES College, Calgary, AB 2017-2020

Pharmacist Assistant Certificate, Council of the Pharmaceutical Society, Kampala, Uganda 2002

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