Work History
Volunteer Work

Christina O'Brien



Diligent Caregiver focused on providing optimal support to clients through personalized assistance and care required to manage diverse medical conditions. Proficient in organizing medications, doctor appointments and personal activities. Caring, organized and friendly with excellent interpersonal skills. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy. Encouraging manager and analytical problem-solver with talents for team building, leading and motivating, as well as excellent customer relations aptitude and relationship-building skills. Proficient in using independent decision-making skills and sound judgment to positively impact company success. Dedicated to applying training, monitoring and morale-building abilities to enhance employee engagement and boost performance.


years of professional experience

Work History

Caregiver Manager Business Manager

Paradise Cove, Inc.
2000.03 - Current
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands, and household chores.
  • Maintained a safe and clean environment for patients, reducing risks and ensuring optimal health outcomes.
  • Provided staff coaching, mentoring, and consultation to enhance performance and professional development.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Efficiently organized schedules for multiple clients simultaneously while maintaining high-quality care standards.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry, and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Scheduled daily and weekly care hours for client caseload.
  • Contributed to a positive atmosphere for patients by using effective communication and active listening skills.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Assisted clients with activities of daily living, promoting independence and quality of life.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Changed dressings, bandages, and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Documented detailed daily reports on each client''s progress, informing adjustments in care plans when necessary.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing, and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications, and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Completed regular check-ins and progress report for each client.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Handled incoming mail, bills and invoices and completed appropriate actions.
  • Developed engaging recreational activities tailored to individual interests and abilities, boosting mental stimulation for patients throughout their day-to-day lives.
  • Participated in ongoing professional development opportunities to stay current on best practices in caregiving techniques, enhancing the quality of care provided.
  • Enhanced patient comfort by providing compassionate and attentive care, addressing individual needs and preferences.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Administered medications as prescribed, ensuring accurate dosage and timely administration for maximum efficacy.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Prioritized patient dignity, privacy, and autonomy during all aspects of care provision.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Monitored vital signs regularly, detecting any abnormalities or changes in condition to promptly inform medical professionals.
  • Coordinated closely with family members regarding updates on patient conditions or concerns that arose during the course of caregiving duties.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and their families during challenging times, fostering trust and strong relationships.
  • Prepared nutritious meals according to dietary restrictions, supporting clients'' overall health through balanced nutrition.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Facilitated smooth transitions between home care settings by coordinating services and communicating effectively with all parties involved.
  • Maintained strong connections within caregiver community to gain continuous knowledge.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team members to develop personalized care plans for each client, resulting in tailored support and improved wellbeing.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Used strong analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective solutions for challenging situations.
  • Managed time efficiently in order to complete all tasks within deadlines.
  • Onboarded new employees with training and new hire documentation.
  • Successfully managed budgets and allocated resources to maximize productivity and profitability.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers and suppliers through account development.
  • Reduced operational costs through comprehensive process improvement initiatives and resource management.
  • Maintained professional, organized, and safe environment for employees and patrons.
  • Launched quality assurance practices for each phase of development
  • Opened and closed location and monitored shift changes to uphold successful operations strategies and maximize business success.
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction by resolving disputes promptly, maintaining open lines of communication, and ensuring high-quality service delivery.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Managed and motivated employees to be productive and engaged in work.
  • Communicated clearly with employees, suppliers and stakeholders to keep everyone on same page and working toward established business goals.
  • Managed budgets effectively, ensuring optimal financial performance while investing in necessary resources for business growth.
  • Optimized resource allocation by conducting regular performance evaluations and providing personalized coaching for staff development.
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Ensured compliance with industry regulations and legal requirements by implementing comprehensive policies and training programs for staff members.
  • Established performance goals for employees and provided feedback on methods for reaching those milestones.
  • Improved staffing during busy periods by creating employee schedules and monitoring call-outs.
  • Developed a strong company culture focused on employee engagement, collaboration, and continuous learning opportunities.


Associate of Science - Nursing

South College
Knoxville, TN


  • Patient Assessments
  • Chauffeuring
  • Service Documentation
  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition knowledge
  • Emergency Response
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal Oxygen Delivery
  • Medical chart documentation
  • Clinical Quality Program Standards
  • EMR / EHR
  • Wound care maintenance
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • First Aid Certification
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • PPE Usage
  • Compassionate Care
  • Client satisfaction
  • Database Management
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Care Plan Adherence
  • Strong Ethics
  • Records Maintenance
  • Problem-Solving
  • Respectful and Compassionate
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Word Processing
  • Case Management
  • Elderly Care
  • Care Planning
  • Infection Control
  • Medical office administration
  • Relationship Building
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Hoyer Lifting Equipment
  • Problem Identification
  • Progress Tracking
  • Care plan assessment
  • Ability to Lift
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Documentation
  • Incident Reporting
  • Dementia Care
  • Business Correspondence
  • Schedule Management
  • AR/AP
  • Clear Communication
  • First aid and safety
  • Safety Compliance
  • Time Management
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Childcare experience
  • Records Management
  • End of life care
  • Wound Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Client Education
  • Client Records Management
  • Attentive to People


  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Washington State, 2/1997 - 2-2000
  • Certified Nursing Assistant , Arizona State, 3/2000-3/2003
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Arizona State 2/2023-Current
  • Certified Caregiver, Complete Assisted Living Training - 3/2000 - Current
  • Certified Caregiver Manager, Complete Assisted Living Training - 3/2000 - Current
  • American Red Cross CPR, First Aid Instructor 3/2002-Current

Volunteer Work

Optimist Club of Yuma Member  6/2013-Current

Optimist Club of Yuma Club Secretary  11/2018 - 11/2019

Optimist Club of Yuma Vice President 11/2019 - 11/2021

Optimist Club of Yuma Club President 11/2021 - Current

Optimist Club of Yuma Board of Directors 11/2018 - Current

Yuma County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)  9/2017 -Current

Faith Baptist Church Member 11/2011 - Current

Serve in Nursery Church Ministry 11/2011 - Current


Caregiver Manager Business Manager

Paradise Cove, Inc.
2000.03 - Current

Associate of Science - Nursing

South College
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Washington State, 2/1997 - 2-2000
  • Certified Nursing Assistant , Arizona State, 3/2000-3/2003
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Arizona State 2/2023-Current
  • Certified Caregiver, Complete Assisted Living Training - 3/2000 - Current
  • Certified Caregiver Manager, Complete Assisted Living Training - 3/2000 - Current
  • American Red Cross CPR, First Aid Instructor 3/2002-Current
Christina O'Brien