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Alejandro C.

Alejandro C.

$18.00 / hr

Los Angeles, CA

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About Alejandro

I am passionate about my work. ... I am ambitious and driven. ... I am highly organised. ... I'm a people person. ... I'm a natural leader. ... I am results oriented. ... I am an excellent communicator Caregiving has changed how I live my life. Not in a bad way but good! I re-prioritized things in my life that were important to me and learned the value of spending quality time and being in the moment. I have learned so much and gained valuable life skills. Now I know how to talk to medical professionals and how to communicate my parents' needs clearly. I used my creativity to overcome problems and make my life easier. Finding a new life hack is so satisfying! My personal achievements would be Re-organized something to make it work better. Identified a problem and solved it. Come up with a new idea that improved things. Developed or implemented new procedures or systems. Worked on special projects. Received awards. Been complimented by your supervisor or co-workers

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Exercise
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • 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
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Hospital porter

Jan 2014 - Present
Vermont medical group
Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets Ensure building entrance is free of clutter at all times Direct guests to the reception area or the appropriate office/room Arrange taxi services upon request Run errands for guests and employees Fix minor technical issues, like changing bulbs Report damages, call technicians and monitor repairs Maintain stock of cleaning supplies Comply with health and safety regulations Follow evacuation rules in case of emergencies
Jan 2014 - Present

Caregiver

Oct 2017 - May 2021
In Home Supportive Srv
Coordinate medication services with resident, pharmacy and physician(s) and verifying dosages with physician prior to dispensing. (5% of time.) Track all orders for medication changes and/or refills - prepare medications for distribution up to 24 hours in advance. (5% of time.) Participate in and complete narcotic counts at the beginning and end of shift, reporting any and all discrepancies to supervisor(s) immediately. (5% of time.) Assist caregivers in the performance of their job duties and assume caregiver activities and responsibilities when needed, including but not limited to: (13% of time.) Respond to resident needs promptly and kindly while maintaining each resident's self-respect, personal dignity, personal safety and confidentiality. o Assist residents in their daily living activities including bathing, dressing, hygiene (including shaving, grooming, etc.), meals, activities, bowel and bladder functions (including restroom assistance/portable commodes/changing incontinence products, etc.) Provide assistance at mealtime with selecting meals, serving, clearing, delivering room trays as needed or assigned o Transport residents as necessary assisting them into and out of bed, wheelchairs, etc., following all safety lifting and transferring techniques - escorting them to/from meals activities, or other transportation needs as requested or assigned o Perform regular safety checks on residents and offer medication
Oct 2017 - May 2021

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Jan 1996 - Jan 1997
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