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Jermalene Jaca

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Work Experience
Experience Level:
2-4 Years
I have a 2 year experience working as HCA in UK. Both in nursing and residential home. I also have nursing experience in the Philippines.
Healthcare Assistant
May 2012 - Present
I work as a care assistant in 40 bed capacity nursing home in Derby run by BUPA company. As a care assistant I am tasked to assist clients with their needs like bathing, washing, dressing, brushing their teeth, shaving, eating/feeding, medication and mobilisation. Also as a HCA I have to work as part of the team and I am direct responsible to the nurse especially for documenting client's charts and care plans.
Healthcare Assistant
Concept Care LTD
February 2011 - May 2012
I worked as an agency health care assistant throughout Berkshire. I got to work in different nursing homes which are both Residential and nursing. I have to abide on every individual policies allocated by the different company which I am working with. I have personally seen the outlook of health care perspective in these experiences. Furthermore, as a care assistant I am directly reporting to the manager and the nurse in charge. I have to do personal care such as bathing, medication, feeding and assessing individual client needs which needed to be prioritised for their holistic conditions.
Healthcare Assistant
The Grange Care Home
July 2010 - July 2011
I worked as a care assistant in a privately owned care home. I experienced giving medication, allocating care tasks for other care assistants as their is no nurse-in-charge in this care home. Charting, updating care plans and assessing care needs is also very common in this job. Moreover, the basic job roles of a HCA was also intensely experienced in this experience such as medication, dressing, bathing, feeding, wound dressing and even communicating with client's family members to inform them of the client's status/condition.
Healthcare Assistant
Acacia Lodge Care Home (CAREBASE)
May 2010 - November 2011
This is a private setting care home. With 52-Bed capacity care home, which has 3 different care units, namely nursing, residential and dementia unit. As a care assistant, I did not just experience the basic functions of an ordinary HCA which is to dress, medicate and feed clients, but also, it is on this experience where I was able to hone my skills in assessing the needs of clients who are not able to communicate well due to their conditions (Dementia). I have to ensure the safety, dignity and well being of the clients by ensuring that their needs are being communicated to the proper authority, may it be the manager, nurse, local GP, Primary Care Trust and their families.
Vicente Sotto Memroial Medical Center
August 2008 - November 2009
I worked as a Registered Nurse in 400-Bed capacity tertiary hospital. My role includes thorough client assessment and preliminary diagnosis, documentation and paper works, charting, medicating, nursing interventions and making sure that all client needs are being communicated well to the team. As a Nurse I also have to do allocation and delegation of task well within the multidisciplinary team. I also had some specialised experiences such as giving IV fluids and IV based medications. Parenteral medications, some surgical experiences in Operating room and in outpatient department.
Desired Employment
Care Assistant Jobs
Senior Care Assistant Jobs
Minimum Salary:
£780/Per Hour
Position Type:
Full Time
Desired Travel:
25% travel
Willing to relocate?
Languages Spoken:
Work Authorization:
United Kingdom
Impact International College (Reading, UK)
Other Post Graduate Qualification
Health Sciences
January 2010 - December 2011
I studied BTEC HND in Health and Social Care Level 5. Which is focused on adult health and social care needs. Such as those people who are admitted in nursing homes.
Cebu Normal University (Philippines)
Bachelors Degree (or Equivalent)
Nursing (R.N. Training)
June 2002 - March 2007
The course is a Bachelors Degree in Nursing focused on general nursing.
Jermalene's Resumes