Richard E.

$5.00 / hr

Citrus Heights, CA

About Richard

Hardworking licensed nurse that is dedicated to high-quality patient care and efficient operations support. Good communicator and team player with organized, detail-oriented mindset. Highly accurate and able to learn new tasks quickly

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Holiday Shifts

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

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

LVN

Mar 2019 - Present
Fair Oaks Residential Treatment Facility
* Utilized Point Click Electronic Medication Administration Recording * Administered G-tube feedings and assisted with G-tube care * Performed head-to-toe assessments and wound care treatments. * Administered medications, performed tracheotomy suctioning and care * Performed catheterization and collected specimens. * Admitted, transferred and discharged patients * Took vital signs, checked blood glucose levels, and administered medication * Assisted in feeding, bathing, dressing, transferring and other ADLs for patients. * Provided patient and family education. * Administered immunizations. * Utilized Point Click Electronic Medication Administration Recording * Administered G-tube feedings and assisted with G-tube care * Performed head-to-toe assessments and wound care treatments. * Administered medications, performed tracheotomy suctioning and care * Performed catheterization and collected specimens. * Admitted, transferred and discharged patients * Took vital signs, checked blood glucose levels, and administered medication * Assisted in feeding, bathing, dressing, transferring and other ADLs for patients. * Provided patient and family education. * Administered immunizations.
Mar 2019 - Present

LVN

Oct 2019 - May 2020
Auburn Oaks Care Center
* Identified and provided the physical, emotional and developmental needs of each patient. * Provided bedside care by obtaining vital signs of patients (i.e. temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure). * Reported abnormalities to the physicians. * Enhanced a collaborative relationship between patient and family to maximize their ability to make informative decisions. * Completed discharge planning, rehabilitation orders and follow-up care as needed. * Monitored the status of all clients while administering medication * Admitted and discharged residents including monitoring vitals and preparing lab specimens * Performed catheterizations, provided wound care, and implemented precautions for residents suffering from seizures * Collaborated with the primary Physician concerning new medications and verified previous standing orders for individual cases * Monitored clients post-operatively, obtaining vital signs, dispensing post-surgical meds as ordered by physician. * Conducted patient teaching on birth control and post-procedure care and follow up. * Assisted clinic coordinator as needed and provided medical back-up to physician as indicated. * Reviewed medical records for completeness, accuracy and comply with all medical and administrative protocols.
Oct 2019 - May 2020

LVN

Oct 2019 - Apr 2020
Sienna Skill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
* Reported abnormalities to the physicians. * Enhanced a collaborative relationship between patient and family to maximize their ability to make informative decisions. * Completed discharge planning, rehabilitation orders and follow-up care as needed. * Monitored the status of all clients while administering medication * Admitted and discharged residents including monitoring vitals and preparing lab specimens * Performed catheterizations, provided wound care, and implemented precautions for residents suffering from seizures * Collaborated with the primary Physician concerning new medications and verified previous standing orders for individual cases * Monitored clients post-operatively, obtaining vital signs, dispensing post surgical meds as ordered by physician. * Assisted clinic coordinator as needed and provided medical back-up to physician as indicated. * Reviewed medical records for completeness, accuracy and comply with all medical and administrative protocols. * Assisted physicians with special procedures, wound care/dressing changes and glucose finger stick testing. * Ability to react to emergency situations implementing CPR or medical treatment as ordered by physician. * Ability to communicate with and interact with Physicians, patients and their families and Co-Workers * Involve patient and/or family in realistic goals and patient/family teaching. * Complete all charting, orders, and documentation within a timely manner.
Oct 2019 - Apr 2020

LVN

Feb 2019 - Mar 2020
Valley Recovery Center of California
* Monitor Vital Signs * Ensure patients take medications * Observe patients progress * Consult Families * Keep patient info confidential * Document Nursing Observations. * Assisted physicians with special procedures, wound care/dressing changes and glucose finger stick testing. * Ability to react to emergency situations implementing CPR or medical treatment as ordered by physician. * Ability to communicate with and interact with Physicians, patients and their families and Co- workers * Assess needs for additional health or ancillary services and prefer patient for services when appropriate. * Assess family and home environment making recommendations which will enhance patient care and promote patient safety. * Involve patient and/or family in realistic goals and patient/family teaching. * Provide clear written documentation and verbal instructions Home Health Aide assignments. * Complete all charting, orders, and documentation within a timely manner. * Performing all task using aseptic technique duties of but not limit to wound care, maintaining and monitoring. * Removal of staples, suture, collecting urine sample and lab draws. * Providing care with respect dignity, and ensuring safety to all patients, and caregivers. * Kept track of supplies and controlled meds
Feb 2019 - Mar 2020

Unitek College - Sacramento

Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
Sacramento, CA
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019

Patient Care Support Specialist

Apr 2014 - Feb 2018
Sutter Center for Psychiatry
* Assist Registered Nurses and Physicians in providing all aspects of direct and indirect patient care. * Assisting in examination and treatment of patients, measuring vital signs and monitoring health, collecting samples, recording information on patients' charts, and preparing treatment rooms for examination, and ensuring that information collected on the patient are accurately recorded for inclusion in the medical record. * Also, ensuring to promptly report any changes in a patient's condition to a Registered Nurse or Physician. * Assist patients with their basic needs, such as eating, drinking, dressing, bathing and personal hygiene as well as transport patients to and from other departments as needed. * Help Physicians and Nurses in educating patient and family on the nature of the care required and therapies being provided by maintaining close communication with Physicians and healthcare team members to understand the patient's status and needs. * Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition progress and concerns * Monitor vital signs such as Blood Pressure and pulse. * Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. * Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, Psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition rehabilitation and safety.
Apr 2014 - Feb 2018

Mental Health Technician

Jan 2011 - Apr 2014
Sierra Vista Hospital
* Provide a safe and welcome environment for children to visit, monitor, evaluate, and record children progress with respect to treatment goals. * Counsel children in individual and group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental and physical illness, or physical abuse. * Develop or advise on social policy and assist in community development. * Collaborate with counselors, physicians, and nurses to plan and coordinate treatment, drawing on social work experience and clients needs. * Maintain strict confidentiality guidelines regarding all clients, conversations and referrals. * Participate in children programs such as on the land and traditional programs and sports and recreation. * Assist clients to meet all requirements. * Perform other related duties as required.
Jan 2011 - Apr 2014

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