Tyshika G.

$20.00 / hr

Bridgeport, CT

About Tyshika

I have a lot of Patience. I think that people who provide home care to others need to be patient. I show a lot of Compassion. I believe that when someone has compassion for another they have an understanding of what the person is going through. I am very Dependable. I am always on time and make I make sure that I take very good care of a patient.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • 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

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Patient Care Tech

Mar 2018 - Present
St. Vincents Hospital
Managed medication under the direction of physician. Dressing, checked blood pressure, charting, and assisted in neurological testing Provided ergonomic counseling and educated employees on proper lifting techniques to avoid injury. Conduct small-group sessions on proper work ethics. Communicate medical concepts to patients using layman's terms to facilitate understanding. Recorded the patient's condition, progress and problems, and discussed observation with case manager and nurse.
Mar 2018 - Present

Certified Nurses Aide

Apr 2017 - Present
St Josephs Center
Cared for individuals with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, physical disability, those undergoing post-operative recovery and convalescents. Took and recorded vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and blood sugar Monitored patients' intake of oral medications as directed by physician or nurse, and made notation of time and amount given. Cleaned rooms, changed bed linens, and attended to patients' comfort and cleanliness Turned bedfast patients to avoid bedsores or gave enemas, douches, massages, alcohol rubs and compresses. Prepared and served food or fed patients needing assistance, and recorded food or liquid intake and output.
Apr 2017 - Present

Housatonic Community College

Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
Bridgeport, CT
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
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