Joan T.

$18.00 / hr

I enjoy providing companionship and outmost care to every person I am with. I have also a great deal of medical experience. I am proficient in basic skills: personal hygiene like showers/bath, oral care, toileting, back-rub, dressing; Assists in activities of daily living such as serving & feeding, ambulating, positioning, transferring, administer meds & nutritional supplements, dressings surgical prep; Do & record vital sign: blood pressure, weight, pulse, temperature, finger pricking for sugar levels in diabetics; Measure & record food & liquid intake, urinary & fecal output and report changes. Encour age patient to exercise. Review & ask dietary restrictions, preferences, & allergies. Change bed linens, replace trash bags. Always check expiration of food & medicines. Know vital information about patient's condition, treatment plan & any suggested activity.. In a capsule, it is very important to respond immediately to patient's call for assistance and/or treatment with the goal of creating a safe, effective environment to make a difference in the lives of the patient & their families. Patience is a virtue inherent in me. I always work above & beyond my duty for the comfort & safety of my patients. I would be very glad to be of service as I have an extensive experience in the medical field. ... more

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CNA

Bettie Richards

Jan 2019 - Present

Take vital signs: blood pressure, pulse oximeter. temperature, Medicine reminder. Assist with activities of daily living (ADL). Keep patient clean, safe, & comfortable at all times. Prepare meals & snacks, assist in light walking exercise, Light housekeeping.

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CNA

New Orannge Hills

Sep 2018 - Dec 2018

Took care of as much as 24 patients at given shift. Did vital signs on starting shift and before leaving shifts. Did activities of daily living (ADL) showers/bath, oral care, toileting, dressing, feeding, and documentation.

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CNA

Greta F. Macias

Feb 2018 - Jun 2018

Took care of this cancer patient until her demise. Did Vital signs: blood pressure, temperature, pulse at start and end of shift. Assisted in activities of daily living (ADL) like oral care, toileting, changing ostomy bag, cleaning and changing clothes, repositioning every 2 hours as patient is bedridden, feeding meals.

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Surgical Tech

M D Surgery Center

Aug 2006 - Jan 2018

Prep patients before surgery by doing EKG, blood pressure, Urinalysis, Assisted surgery patients in changing into surgery gown. Assisted during surgery either as assisting the surgeon during surgery, or circulating nurse giving surgery meds and charting. Did treatment for post-op surgery such as taking out sutures, cleaning up surgery wounds, etc.

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CNA

Active Health Care

Feb 2002 - Dec 2005

Assisted patients in different settings from one-on-one to skilled facilities. Did vital signs, assited in activities of daily living (ADL), showers/bath, oral care, toileting, feeding repositioning, ambulating, transferring, administer meds .

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Owner

Lil' Darlins

Feb 1996 - Jan 2002

I established my own business as a day care center specializing from newborns to 2 years old. Took care of the babies from feeding them, cleaning, changing, teaching basic alphabets, numbers, simple games.

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Court Processing Specialist II

Central Municipal Court

Mar 1991 - Nov 1995

Did correspondence, court trial dockets, license hoids, etc.

Certifications / Licenses
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Home Health Aide (HHA)

certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education

Certified Nursing Assistant

2018 - 2018 Orange CA

Surgical Technology

2003 - 2005 Santa Ana CA

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ROPNorth

CNA

1990 - 1990

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ROPNorth

Medical Assistant, Front and Back

1989 - 1989

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St. Paul College

Bachelors degree major in Psychology

1974 - 1977