Chiquita S.

$15.00 / hr

Lake Wales, FL

About Chiquita

Caregiving is a what I feel im called to do.I have tried other jobs but I am always drawn back into the caregiving role.I love helping people and being a caregiver to my grandmother a stroke patient of three years.Mother who has had two open heart surgeries and a recent pacemaker put in. I understand the importance of being a caregiver ,providing quality care,being understanding, the ability to handle the needs of the family ,wanting the best care for your love one.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • 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
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hospice Care
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Resident caregiver

Dec 2015 - Present
BROOKDALE
Current Provide assistance in handling personal needs such as toileting,bathing,dressing,feeding,grooming.Change beds, assist with showers while promoting their independence and ensuring safety.Monitor residents physical, mental,and emotional wellbeing and ensure that any significant change are communicated to administrator and families.Take and record vital signs such as blood pressure,pulse,temperature.Assist with serving meals.Assist with mobility by providing physical support.Provide companionship.
Dec 2015 - Present

Florida Technical College

Jan 2014 - Jan 2016
Jan 2014 - Jan 2016

Resident care coordinator/med tech

Apr 2000 - Jul 2015
Savannah Court
Assist residents with medications and treatments according to physicians orders and in accordance to facility guidelines.Maintain documentation noting changes in resident behavior or physical appearance.Review and supervise compliance with policies pertaining to total patient care,including but not limited to meal service,activities,housekeeping,laundry.Hire,train staff according to facility guidelines.Participate in orientation and monitoring of staff competence.Maintain communication with physicians and pharmacy as required.Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with coworkers,supervisors, and families.
Apr 2000 - Jul 2015
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