I am punctual, passionate and very patient. I become knowledgeble quickly about details of my assignment and am excited about my new client. My main concern is that the person I am caring for be comfortable and trust me. That happens soon after I start because people know if you are sincere and really care.
I am a CNA, HCA, RED CROSS TRAINED ON CPR AND LICENSED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Have been in sales most of my life. Sold everything from cars to health and beauty aids to home alarms. Then during the last 15 years I took care of my husband and then cared for my mother. Discovered I got a sense of fulfillment and joy I had not known when I was in sales. This is the work I will dedicate myself to the rest of my life.
Have cared for people with COPD, tumors in lungs, heart and throat, kidney failure/ dialysis patients. Am familiar with all stages of dementia, heart failure, cancer, strokes, depression, mental illness and fear of dying. Am also involved in hospice care.
References available on request. Background check and DMV record also available.
Thank you for considering me for this position.
I have had experience with care giving for my grandparents. My grandmother had diabetes, cancer, and heart problems and my grandfather had cancer and heart problems. They both lived into their late eighties early nineties and I kept them in the home. I am able to keep house, cook, bathe, drive to appointments, run errands, send the mail to the family, and anything else required, I will also watch movies, read, walk, spend time outdoors, and anything else that interests the individual. I am family oriented. I am married with three children 8,9, and 12. I would have to say that my children are my greatest personal achievement. Next would be my education. I have degrees in criminology, humanities, sociology,psychology, as well as units in ECE. I have an excellent work history in which every job I have worked will say that I am an exemplary employee, responsible, hardworking, reliable, and punctual. A copy of resume will be provided upon request.