Brittny S.

$17.00 / hr

The personality traits and expertise that help me to become to be a great caregiver, are that I'm empathetic very passionate about the work that I'm a people person and making sure that people are happy. Making sure my individual clients needs are being met is a high-priority for me. What is attracted me to be coming a caregiver is that I come from a long line of nurses and and care providers, being a care providerit is been a family tradition.that entails that we lovingly take care of our elderly at home and so this is just part of my heritage that's been passed down from generation to generation ca regivers taking care of those elderly and those unable to perform the daily activities a life without assistance it's a for filling career and I enjoy it. What are you joy most about being caregiver is providing care comfort and company to those individuals that I provide care for knowing that theyare comfortable and their needs are being met is goes without saying there are no words to explain the peace that I feel when I know that my clients needs have been met allowing them to maintain dignity and respect. A person achievement that I'm proud of is called the completion of CNA school andmaking the decision to enroll in R N in school to further my education in the nursing field ... more

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CNA

MGA Healthcare

Aug 2017 - Present

Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths. Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals. Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, n onsterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; applying restraints. Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information. Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor. ... more

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SLS

Inclusion Services

Mar 2017 - Aug 2017

1) Assists in providing self-care training and therapeutic treatments to residents of mental retardation center: Demonstrates activities such as bathing and dressing to train residents in daily self-care practices. 2) Converses with residents to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction. 3) Serves meals and eats with residents to act as role model. 4) Accompanies residents on shopping trips and instructs and co unsels residents in purchase of personal items. 5) Aids staff in administering therapeutic activities, such as physical exercises, occupational arts and crafts, and recreational games, to residents. 6) Restrains disruptive residents to prevent injury to themselves and others. 7) Observes and documents residents' behaviors, such as speech production, feeding patterns, and toilet training, to facilitate assessment and development of treatment goals. 8) Attends to routine health-care needs of residents under supervision of medical personnel. ... more

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Cna

Orchard Post Acute Care

Dec 2016 - Jul 2017

Bathe and dress patients Serve meals and help patients eat Take vital signs Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors Provide and empty bedpans Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc. Answer patient calls Examine patients for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds Clean and sanitize patient areas Change bed she ets and restock rooms with necessary supplies ... more

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Home Health Aid /Cna

Maximum Health Care Services

Nov 2016 - Jun 2017

Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise. Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands. Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming. Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or wal ker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene. Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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North Bay Nursing Instuite

Cna

2016 - 2016

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Will .C. Wood

General Education

2011 - 2015