Yllama D.

$15.50 / hr

The reason I become a caregiver because I enjoy taking care of the elderly, sick, and handicapped. I enjoy making sure client are safe, healthy, and comfortable and will treat my clients and family members with respect. I started home health aide in 2000 and I have excellent letters of recommendation from clients and my past work history. I am dependable, honest, work well under pressure, I enjoy doing activities with my clients, and playing educational games. I have been during home health aide for eight years and currently working with my current client. I am certified in American Heart Association, Certified in under the DC Board of Nursing in Home Health Aide and also have a certificate in activities assistant. I graduated from Penn Foster Career School for physical therapy aide at www.pennfoster.edu. I am a very good caregiver and to do the best job that I can. God bless You! Have a nice day. I am also a Reiki Level Practitioner 1 and also studying for my Reiki Level 2 and Master Certification. One of the greatest Reiki healing, health benefits is stress reduction and relaxation, which triggers the body's natural healing abilities (immune system), aids in better sleep and improves and maintains health. Reiki also balances the mind and emotions. ... more

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Self Employed

Amazon Mechanical Turk

Dec 2017 - Present

As a freelancer, I complete online work for various third-party requesters, via the online platform known as Amazon Mechanical Turk. Some of the work includes data entry and processing, image processing, and filtering online media content for general consumption. This position requires me to be a self-motivated individual, (as I have no direct supervisor), to achieve success. Amazon Mechanical Turk is a work at home company.

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Personal Direct Worker

Consumer Direct of DC

Aug 2016 - Present

Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff. Presently Working! Not a Home Care Agency ... more

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Home Health Aide

Immaculate Health Care Services

Mar 2015 - Aug 2016

Responsibilities Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff.

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Home Health Aide

Capital Care Agency

Feb 2014 - Mar 2015

Responsibilities Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff.

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Home Health Aide

ASAP Home Health Agency

Jan 2009 - Jan 2014

Responsibilities Perform personal care activities for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cancer and other terminal illness. Patient services include preparing meals, housekeeping, and assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, recreational walks and escorting to medical appointments. Maintain records of all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff. Accomplishments Excelle nt? clients letter of recommendations and won Employee Of The Quarter for 2011. Skills Used Learn how to maintain all patients activities and report to nursing and professional staff. Worked with all types of medical condition and different personalities. ... more

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Safety& Hospitality Ambassador/Dispatcher/Concierge

Downtown DC BID Sams

Feb 2007 - Jul 2008

Responsibilities Served as a dispatcher for all incoming calls, ensuring that messages were received and clientele obtained accurate information; provided emergency call support, Provided clientele with accurate route information and public transit directions, including acting as liaison for all Downtown DC Public Events. Recognized as "Employee of the Month" on two occasions. Accomplishments Recognized as "Employee of the Mon th" on two occasions. Skills Used Customer Service Skills, Deal with the public, Learning Computer Skills. ... more

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Golden Triangle Ambassador/Dispatcher/Concierge

Golden Triangle BID Services

Jun 2006 - Feb 2007

Responsibilities Inspected vicinity for physical defects and other public safety hazards. Monitored computer systems and provided detailed inspection reports. Assisted clientele by responding to inquiries and escorting visitors as needed. Accomplishments How to deal with stress and pressure, learn computer skills. Skills Used Computer Skills, How to deal with pressure.

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Security Officer

Allied Barton Security Services

Jan 2005 - May 2006

Responsibilities Greeted and logged all visitors and staff; directed traffic in and around buildings, checked incoming and outgoing passes; wrote tickets and drafted incident reports as needed. Skills Used Deal with all types of people.

Certifications / Licenses
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Home Health Aide (HHA)

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Education
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Career Diploma in Physical Therapy Aide

2016 - 2016 Scottsdale AZ

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Activities For Life, Therapeutic Services

Activity Assistant and Human Services Assistant Certificate

2009 - 2009

Gourmet Cooking and Catering 4.0 Honors

2006 - 2007 Norcross GA

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Norview High School, Norfolk, Virginia

General Studies

1994 - 1998

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Jul 2016: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx