Sally S.

$15.00 / hr

I was in the medical field for over ten years as a medical/surgical assistant back in the eighties. I then developed some back issues from a few car accidents and could no longer stand for long periods of time. As a result, I had to take some desk jobs doing sales and mortgages. With the help of several chiropractors and massage therapists, walking and stretching, exercise, and of course, through the grace of the Good Lord above, I believe all 4 discs in my back have been healed. My dad passed away in the interim from complications of a hospital stay, so I decided to get back into the medical fiel d to provide good, quality care to those in need. I have been caring for a lady for the past three and one half years now, who was not expected to live for more than six months. She had a heart attack and then a stroke. She lost her swallow and the use of her right side. Consequently, she has been bed bound, unable to talk, incontinent and had to have a peg tube put in. She also had developed two large ulcers on her bottom. Her daughter brought her home due to the inadequate care she had received, and requested my help. Initially, she weighed about two hundred and fifty pounds, so this was quite a challenge. I devised a way to turn her by myself and not cause her or me any pain. About one year after she came home, they decided to remove her catheter. Now I had to devise a way to keep her clean and dry and prevent her bed sores from progressing. With the use of was ... more

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CNA private dury

Rhonda Ford

Jun 2011 - Jun 2014

Complete and total care of a lady who is totally incapacitated.

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CNA, Med Tech, Activities Assistant

The Brookshire

Feb 2011 - Jun 2011

Cared for 10-15 residents each day. I was on the Alzheimer's floor helping with all activities of daily living. This really should have been considered a nursing home.

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HHA

Betty Proulx

May 2010 - Feb 2011

She had a stroke and lost the use of her left side. I helped with all activities of daily living, did all the cooking and cleaning, driving and shopping. I also paid her bills, made her schedules and wrote paychecks.

Debt Specialist

GHS

Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

I worked as a debt consolidation specialist. Took inbound calls and enrolled people into programs to consolidate their debt.

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Jones Medical Education Center

Medical Assistant Certificate

1978 - 1979

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Adelphia Business School

Secretarial Certificate

1971 - 1972

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The Booth School

Academic

1967 - 1970