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Andrea K.

Andrea K.

$17.00 / hr

Bellflower, CA

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About Andrea

I love helping the elderly, i feel like they were once so independent and now they deserve quality care, and assistance. What i love about being a caregiver is the fact that im able to show empathy to my patients by assisting them and making them feel as comfortable as possible some of my patients are really ill and sometimes the only thing you can do is make them as comfortable as possible that's something i love to be able to give them.One of my personal achievements would be finishing school as a substance abuse counselor while working full time, i have worked with the elderly for so long that i wanted to accomplish school in a other area in my life to learn about all populations and these others struggle with. Im a dedicated person, im goal oriented and a passionate individual, i believe that my up bringing has had a positive impact on the Woman iam today.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Companionship

Job Interests

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

    Skills & Expertise

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Cna

    Sep 2013 - Oct 2014
    Briarcrest nursing center
    Assisting residents with Adl, working closely under the Rn supervisor of medical staff and usually working with the same residents over a period of time which consist of developing bonds with patients. I would be responsible to assist with bathing, helping residents eat and keeping them dry and comfortable.
    Sep 2013 - Oct 2014

    Intercoast college

    Aug 2012 - Jun 2014
    Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

    Cna

    Apr 2011 - Sep 2013
    Country Villa nursing center
    worked graveyard, made sure residents stayed cleaned and dry during the night reporting any change of condition while working under the supervision of the Rn supervisor.
    Apr 2011 - Sep 2013

    Cna/activities assistance

    Sep 2005 - May 2010
    Windsor nursing center
    Worked all 3 shifts at times, mostly morning shift worked closely under the supervision of the Rn supervisor and licensed nurse. In the morning i would wake patients up by introducing myself asking for permission to assist them, while assisting with bathing, dressing, feeding, transferring patient from bed to shower chair or shower chair to bed, bed to wheelchair. In charge of reporting any change of condition observed, while also reporting input and output.
    Sep 2005 - May 2010
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