Elsa G.

$15.00 / hr

Santa Clara, CA

About Elsa

Live-in prefer Anywhere in California. Greetings, I'm a 45yr old Female with different kinds of expertize with 25 years dedicated patient care experience as Certified Nursing Assistants mostly in the Bay Area and northern California managing health care procedures and patient interactions. Work with medically fragile patients providing nursing services, personal quality care and support. Use bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills. Cardio resuscitation and basic Life support. Remain calm and professional in all situations. Through these experiences and involvement in a wide range of nursing activities and responsibilities I have remained strongly interested in the healthcare industry and achieving positive results. As a self-starter I take initiative in generating effective outcomes in patient care, and welcome the opportunity to further discuss my qualifications and contributions.

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
  • Weekend Live-In
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spanish

Experience & Education

Certified Nursing Assistant

Jan 2011 - Dec 2026
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
On-call assignments (El Camino Hospital of Los Gatos, Mountain View, UCSF, Mission Bay, St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, John George Psychiatric Hospital San Leandro). Work Responsibilities include providing comfort, safety and security using nursing assistant abilities and techniques. Generate knowledgeable quality care and assist co-workers in completion of daily tasks. Take and record vital signs, weights, intake/output specimen collection, drainage systems. Assist patients with toileting, oral care, grooming. Set up oxygen and related medical devices. Support patients with ambulation, physical therapy and activities. Provide post-mortem care, give emotional support. Charting, Give report to the incoming Nursing Assistant.
Jan 2011 - Dec 2026

Mental Health Specialist (MHS)

May 2018 - Mar 2019
MGA Healthcare Inc.
Assign to John George Psychiatric Hospital San Leandro. Work Responsibilities included providing safety and security using nursing assistant abilities and techniques. Take and Record vital signs, weight, specimen collection. Assist and redirect patients to their rooms, bathroom, activities occupational therapy, Group meetings. Assist with showering when needed. Pass and pick up meal trays. Support patients with ambulation if needed. Observe patients for physical or mental unsafe behavior. Provide safety and emotional support. Do Q15 minute rounds, sleep hours, environmental rounds and charting.
May 2018 - Mar 2019

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Aug 2017 - Sep 2017
Linda Prop
Hospice care for stage 4 cancer patient offering comfort, pain management medication and end-of-life care.
Aug 2017 - Sep 2017

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Dec 2016 - Jul 2017
Gloria Duffy
Assisted with personal care, meals, ambulation, physical therapy, medication management and companionship at ongoing and numerous social events.
Dec 2016 - Jul 2017

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Dec 2016 - Jun 2017
David Gill
Monitored wound-vac machine, gave reports to the home health nurse. Also generated transportation to doctors appointments. Utilized fundamental techniques of wound management and healing for grafts and gauze changes on his stump foot. Supported him with meal preparations, medication schedules; assisted with grocery shopping and housekeeping.
Dec 2016 - Jun 2017

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Aug 2014 - Feb 2016
Opal Winterhalder
Provided care for geriatric female patient in her private home including safety, security, quality care and well-being. Assisted in medical appointments. Offering companionship, and confidentiality. Administered medications, checked vital signs, and assisted in grooming, meal prep, feeding, toileting, incontinence, ambulation, physical therapy, activities and general fall precautions.
Aug 2014 - Feb 2016

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Mar 2014 - May 2014
Jane K. Hodge
Responsible for assessment and patient care management for geriatric female patient with kidney failure at her private home in Saratoga. Assisted with ambulation, showering, dressing, oral care, toileting, and offering nutritional support through cooking of special meals. Cleaned and set-up hemodialysis machine, gauze changes, blood thinners, and other special medications. Monitoring dialysis treatment throughout the night. Checked vital signs, weight and temperature and kept accurate administrative records.
Mar 2014 - May 2014

Certified Nursing Assistant

Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Maxim Healthcare,. Inc.
On-call assignments fulfilled at El Camino, Los Gatos and Good Samaritan Hospitals. Work responsibilities included comfort, safety and security. Using nursing assistant abilities and techniques, provided quality patient care and assisted co-workers in completion of daily tasks. Take and record vital signs, weight, intake/output, specimen collection and draining systems. Assisted patients with toileting, set up oxygen and related medical devices. Assisted with ambulation and physical activities. Provided post-mortem care. Give report to the incoming Nursing Assistant.
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Abrams College Modesto, CA

Jan 2010 - Jan 2010
Jan 2010 - Jan 2010

Abrams College Modesto, CA

Jan 2010 - Jan 2010
Jan 2010 - Jan 2010

Certified Nursing Assistant

Jan 2002 - Feb 2009
The Hawthorne Group,. Inc.
Completed long-term assignment for patient care of a young, totally dependent quadriplegic patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in a private home setting in Los Gatos. Performed support tasks daily such as personal care, bed baths, dressing and oral care. Assisted with transferring, weekly bowl programs, range of motion, vital signs, record intake/output, gravity feeding and medication processes. Administered and monitored respiratory treatment. Gastrointestinal tube changes and cleaning. Provided oral and Tracheotomy Suctioning, cleaning, gauze changes. Assisted (ENT) Otolaryngologist physicians in changing to new Tracheotomy. Set ventilator control, Assisted with doctor appointments and gave reports to doctors of any health changes. Related duties included shopping, housekeeping, laundry, dusting and general cleanup. Ordered and maintained inventory of medical supplies, food and other items. Gave reports to incoming CNA.
Jan 2002 - Feb 2009

Cabrillo College Aptos, CA

Jan 1995 - Jan 1995
Jan 1995 - Jan 1995

Gustine High Gustine, CA

Jan 1988 - Jan 1991
Jan 1988 - Jan 1991
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