I became a Cna at 17 years old when my Great Grandmother decided she would not stay home with us, not wanting to burden family. I decided that one of us needed to go to her then and went to Job Corp got my Ged and Cna before my Highschool class graduated. I then took my first job at Parkview Nursing and Rehab in Waterloo, Iowa . I believe in giving my clients and their families the best of me as I see the big picture and know how hard caring at home can be. In 1998 my grandpa was diagnosed with Parkinson's We kept him home as long as we could and then I went to work at Country View where he was first placed due to memory problems. He ended up back home ! We cared for him until he suffered a fall ( very common in Parkinson's ) at that time
Caring for the elderly in a loving, respectful and life enriching way no matter the illness/ ability is my goal! I want my clients to have the best day each day they spend with me and I have an amazing portfolio showcasing my light work and great family references! I am capable of all aspects of homecare! I have 20 plus years experience. I am loyal and dependable, I have a glowing, upbeat personality! Great references and letters of recommendations! I am a very trustworthy and organized person ! You will not regret letting me assist you in keeping your loved one at home! I am also a cosmetology grad, graduated at the top and love bringing my hair, skin and nailcare experience into the homes of my clients at no extra charge!! I am amazing with memory care patients! I am patient and kind!
My experience includes Coordination of Care , Supervision and Scheduling as well as Payroll! Certified Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Tech I ,Cna (22 years)
Caring for others is my life!
Skills & Certifications: Medical Assistant (MA), Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)