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Rita K.

Rita K.

$18.00 / hr

Crockett, CA

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About Rita

I am a certified nursing assistant, pursuing a BSc in nursing. I am a volunteer with the Uganda American Sickle Cell Rescue Fund that has a sister organisation in Uganda, providing awareness classes and conselling to families living with the sickle cell disease in Uganda. I come from a humble background with strong christian values. Making a difference in people's lives is my passion.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Overnight

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
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

California State board of Education

Jan 2015 - Present
Jan 2015 - Present

Caregiver/CNA

Oct 2015 - Present
Brightstar care
- Assist in the activities of daily living - Take and record vital signs on patients as directed. - Be there to support the psychological and social needs of the patients and their families. - Exercises with stroke patients as per the instructions from the physical therapist. - -- Protect patients from injuries, falls, sores and infection through proper positioning, movement, maintaining safety standards and personal hygiene and protection of the skin by massaging, position changes and ensuring that the patient is dry and clean at all times. - Documenting and reporting as per the standards and ensuring confidentiality and safe custody of information and or reports.
Oct 2015 - Present

Awareness aide/ counsellor

Jan 2012 - Sep 2015
UgAnda American Sickle Cell Rescue Fund
Counselling troubled families living with the sickle cell disease. Creating awareness sessions especially to the people living in rural areas and providing them with the health care contacts they need to man age and take care of themselves better.
Jan 2012 - Sep 2015

Contra Costa Nursing Academy San Pablo

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015 - Jan 2015
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