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Andrew Smith

Professional Summary

Applicant with a Cert IV in Lifestyle and Leisure with Practical Placement experience in Community Care and extensive experience providing high-level care to mentally ill children, adolescents, mental health and aged care clients.  Previous work with children ages 5-17 in a Special Needs Disability Educational setting, assisting therapists in coordinating resident services at aged care homes, including transportation by bus from the facility into the community and community care in the support for in-home care for mental health, aged and disability clients.  Actively seeking a community care position in a full-time permanent capacity.

Employment history

Care Worker, Gulgowski, Gutkowski and Gerhold. South Ellsworthberg, Michigan
Feb. 2019 – Present
  • Maintain and follow standard quality, safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Maintain detailed and complete records of health care plans and prognoses.
  • Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect myself and my clients from infectious diseases. 
  • Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in independent living and multi-care settings. 
  • Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment and replenish first aid equipment and supplies.
  • Comfort and reassure patients in ambulance with paramedics, respite care, hospital, emergency room care and cancer ward (Brisbane).
  • Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.

Diversional Therapist/Bus Driver, Weimann-Kessler. North Roscoebury, California
Aug. 2017 – Oct. 2017
  • Maintain and follow standard quality, safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitor patients’ conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
  • Plan, implement, or administer health programs or standards in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention or treatment of injury or illness.

Assistant in Nursing, Gutmann, Reinger and Zboncak. Hartmannside, Mississippi
Mar. 2016 – Apr. 2016
  • Recommend interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in nursing.
  • Maintain departmental policies and procedures in areas such as safety and infection control.
  • Maintain complete and detailed records of patients’ health care plans and prognoses.

Education

The Jacobson, South Scottyhaven, Minnesota
Cert IV Mental Health (continuing study), Mental Health, Present

Western Rau, Rosenbaumhaven, Delaware
Cert IV Mental Health (continuing study), Mental Health, Oct. 2017

Lind University, Port Ressie, Alaska
Understanding Dementia 27 course hours, Allied Health (Aged Care/Disabilities), May. 2016

Northern Ohio Institute, Brucestad, Arizona
Certificate IV Leisure and Lifestyle, Allied Health (Aged Care/Disabilities), Apr. 2016

South Massachusetts College, Cummingsmouth, Nevada
Dual Cert III AIN & Cert III HACC, Allied Health (Aged Care/Disabilities), Mar. 2016

Personal info


Phone:

(000) 000-0000

Address:

287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000

Skills

Communication Skills








Procedures of Infection Control








Daily Living Support








Maintain Confidentiality








Individual Person-Centred Care








Recovery Process








care worker

  • Following  manual handling and safety  procedures and referring to client’s care plans when transferring or moving clients
  • Practicing infection prevention and control at all times
  • Reporting any changes in client’s health or mobility to RN
  • Following policies and procedures 
  • Palliative Care and ensuring Client’s who remain in bed are repositioned and comfortable
  • Transported  client’s to activities and therapies
  • Ensured  safe manual handling

care worker

  • Read Care plans and note any changes with client’s
  • Follow   manual handling and safety  procedures and refer to client’s care plans when transferring or moving clients
  • Practice Infection prevention and Control at all times
  • Report  any changes in client’s health or mobility to RN
  • Follow Policies and Procedures 
  • Palliative Care and ensuring Client’s who remain in bed are repositioned and comfortable

care worker

  • assisted with food preparation
  • assisted with all daily living tasks
  • Accompanied clients on outings
  • Provided coaching, mentoring, and consultation to staff to enhance staff development. 

care worker

  • Keep Medical records
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Maintained appropriate filing of personal and professional documentation.
  • Recorded patients’ pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.

care worker

  • Assisting client’s with showering, dressing, grooming, toileting  and all daily care needs
  • Following instructions given by RN and careworkers
  • Assisting client’s with meals and feeding
  • Assisting client’s with mobility
  • Keeping client’s rooms clean tidy and safe
  • Following care plans at all times
  • Transporting client’s to activities and therapies

care worker

  • Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect myself and my clients from infectious diseases. 
  • Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in independent living and multi-care settings. 
  • Comfort and reassure patients in ambulance with paramedics, respite care, hospital, emergency room care and cancer ward (Brisbane).
  • Provided multifaceted services to career professionals by running errands, managing mail, scheduling appointments and arranging transportation.

care worker

  • Working with the elderly and disabled in their own homes, providing personal care, domestic duties, bowel care routines, respite care in their homes.
  • trained and proficient in Cystic Fibrosis cupping (CPT)
  • trained in multiple types of hoists
  • Palliative care to elderly and disabled in their own home.
  • Attending branch meetings

care worker

  • Assisted  client’s with showering, dressing, grooming, toileting  and all daily care needs
  • Documentation and charts
  • Followed instructions given by RN and careworkers
  • Assisted client’s with meals and feeding
  • Assisted client’s with mobility
  • Ensured client’s rooms were  clean tidy and safe
  • Followed care plans at all times

care worker

  • Keep up to date with constant changes in the aged care and home care services by completing modules and training courses.
  • Provide Social Support and just friendly companionship.
  • Administer bedside or personal care, personal hygiene assistance.
  • Maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.

care worker

  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor’s appointments.

care worker

  • Assist client’s with showering, grooming, toileting, dressing, and all daily living needs
  • Answer all call bells and assist client’s with their needs
  • Assist client’s with mobility
  • Complete all charts  and documentation
  • Assist client’s at mealtimes and with feeding
  • Ensure all rooms are clean tidy and hazard free 
  • Reading Care plans and noting any changes with client’s

care worker

  • Showering
  • Meals
  • Mobility
  • Hoist transfers
  • Medications

care worker

  • Working with the elderly in a residential care centre for the past 3 years and in aged care for total of 12 years. Currently an ACE3 employee, but have been casually relieving as an ACE4 employee when needed.
  • Casual Team Leader employee, assisting other employees, supervising, liaising with families, organising appointments, reporting to management, attending team meetings, assisting with doctors rounds, providing support to other staff members, assisting management when required.
  • Assist residents with their care, such as personal care, showering, bathing, providing 1:1 time, attend to their laundry, attend kitchen duties. Have provided training to new staff or students from IRT College when required.
  • Medication trained and can administer insulin
  •  Cert 4 in Ageing Support
  • Attended several training programs to acquire knowledge, such as Supervising your Apprentice or Trainee, Palliative Care Education Days, providing support to people living with dementia
  • Currently participating as a Centre Support Team member for the coming Platinum roll out, training other staff, providing support, attending other IRT sites to provide support and assist with their roll out.

care worker

  • Worked to resolve problems, improve operations and provide on time individual service.
  • Developed team communications and information for various meetings.
  • Performed various administrative functions, including filing paperwork, delivering mail, sorting mail, office administration and bookkeeping.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.