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John A.

John A.

$15.00 / hr

Washington, DC

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About John

I consider myself a detail-oriented individual passionate about interactive patient care. I have 4 years of patient care experience working with elderly clients suffering from chronic conditions and physical disabilities. I am a big proponent of engaging with the client, whether it be conversation or physical activity. I am drawn to the interpersonal connections I foster with clients and take great pride developing relationships. I am currently pursuing medical school and seeking to continue my patient care work.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight

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
  • Blood Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education

Clinical Research Fellow

May 2017 - Present
National Institutes Of Health
I conducted clinical laboratory research in a section studying primary immunodeficiencies. I gained experience in various molecular research techniques and processing human blood specimens. I reviewed patient information databases (BTRIS and CRIS) and non-invasive radiologic imaging of the cardiovascular system of our cohort of patients. I became familiar with patient care in a clinical research environment.
May 2017 - Present


May 2016 - May 2017
Comfort Keepers
I facilitated interactive caregiving aimed to preserve independence, ensure in-home safety and promote a healthy quality of life for elderly residents with debilitating diseases such as Alzheimers, Dementia, and Parkinson's. I engaged clients in physical and mental exercises and arranged medicines as prescribed by the patient's doctor. I regularly updated client tracking sheet with relevant information and patient progress.
May 2016 - May 2017

Health Coach

Sep 2014 - May 2017
Community Care Network
I engaged in weekly in-home meetings with at-risk patients aimed to monitor, educate and motivate patients' health following certification course led by college faculty and health professionals from the Meadville Medical Center (MMC) and Community Care Network (CCN). After each visit, I maintained detailed visit descriptions and relayed relevant information to healthcare team at weekly meetings.
Sep 2014 - May 2017

Allegheny College

Jan 2013 - Jan 2017
Meadville, PA
Jan 2013 - Jan 2017

Wellness Program Designer

Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
Docere Medical Spa and Laser Center
I designed health and wellness plan in collaboration with facility physicians aimed to foster weight loss and healthy living. I created and implemented DocereTM smartphone app to aid in specialized wellness program. Throughout the duraiton of the program, I contributed to wellness information blog and created graphic illustrations for Body by Docere webpage.
Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
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