I became a CNA because I love to help people. I am very caring and nurturing, sharing that skill makes me feel whole as a person. Making a person feel secure and loved is the most rewarding thing, knowing that I have become essential to someone's life is what I love most about being a caregiver. I have cared for my severely handicapped brother who has cerebral palsy and was completely bed ridden. I also cared for my father who is terminally ill at the same time as I cared for my brother. I am also a mother of four children. I am equipped with love, care, compassion and nurturing. I also have 11 months of PCT training, 9 months exp. as a pharmacy technician and currently working as a dialysis Tech at Fresenius Kidney Care with current BLS , CEU's and CPR certified. I am a independent contractor equipped with my own vehicle, supplies, meal plans, medication plans and activities of daily living. My goal is to give the best care, support and love I can give. Credentials are as follows;
Florida State Certified Nursing Assistant (licence #313548)
* Basic Life Support (CPR & AED card holder) current
* Patient Care Technician training
* Hospital and Nursing Home experience
* Medical Terminology
* Communication Skills
* Computer and typing Skills
* Transportation (registered and insured) for errands, doctors appointments etc.
* Meal Prep and planning
* Medication Administration (self help)
* Hygiene and Grooming
* Tools and Supplies
* Cerebral Palsy
* Wound Care I am a great caregiver because I sincerely enjoying working with elderly people, and people with disabilities. The experience I have in caring for your loved one is: Compassion, companionship, patience, home management, meal preparation, errands, appointments, grocery shopping, medication reminders, maintaining a safe environment, assisting with bathing, dressing, and grooming.
I am very passionate, and committed about what I do, as I feel the importance to treat seniors, the way I will one day want to be treated. Having empathy.
I enjoy learning from the seniors I have been with, talking with them, and hearing their stories. Many of times, its never been a dull moment. I know the importance of a senior keeping their independence for as long as they can. Also, it's important to maintain their confidentiality, and be aware of their rights. I became a caregiver when I started taking care of an elderly great aunt.