123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235
Seek the Challenging Position of Home Health Aide
A highly talented Home Health Aide with huge experience in caring for elderly, convalescent, and handicapped persons in home of patients; performing duties for patients, such as changing bed linen, preparing meals, assisting in and out of bed, bathing, dressing, and grooming; and administering oral medications under doctors' orders or direction of nurse.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Home Health Aides.
Superb ability to work independently and great dependability.
Strong ability to learn new tasks and make decisions easily.
Excellent oral communication skills.
Excellent listening skills.
Excellent eye - hand coordination.
Uncommon ability to observe and make accurate records.
Sound ability to move about freely and to do light to medium lifting.
Profound ability to work with a wide diversity of patients.
Remarkable ability to motivate patients to follow prescribed treatment.
Uncommon sense of flexibility and the ability to improvise.
New York University Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - Present
Home Health Aide
Administer prescribed oral medications under written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse and aide.
Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises and in the use of braces and artificial limbs.
Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, and problems in order to report and discuss observations with a supervisor or case manager.
Massage patients and apply preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs, and heat-lamp stimulation.
Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
Accompany clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
Care for children who are disabled or who have sick or disabled parents.
Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
Entertain, converse with, and read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
Plan, purchase, prepare, and serve meals to patients and other family members, according to prescribed diets.
Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as infant care, preparing healthy meals, independent living, and adaptation to disability or illness.