Dawn C.

$12.00 / hr

Punta Gorda, FL

About Dawn

I'm kind, compassionate, empathetic & patient, I have a passion for helping others. I'm a trained EMT, PCA/CNA & BHT. I have personal & professional experience as a caregiver. I'm deeply empathetic to the personal needs of others. I've personally experienced being a completely dependent bed-bound patient as well as acute & chronic pain, therefore, I able to easily relate to & address the unspoken needs of patients. I strongly value my patient's desire to maintain their dignity & I strive to provide the highest standards of care while preserving their dignity. It's my desire to inspire my patients to maintain a positive outlook & enjoy my company while providing care & companionship. I'm sincerely fulfilled by helping others.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In
  • 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

  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Charlotte Technical Center

Jan 1998 - Present
Port Charlotte, FL
Jan 1998 - Present

Behavioral Health Tech/MHT

Mar 1999 - Present
Charlotte Behavioral Health
Assist patients with ADL's, monitor patient activities, ensure patient & unit safety. Perform admissions, introduce new admissions to unit, explain patient's rights. Participate in implementing individual treatment plans, accurately record & chart observations. Perform intake & discharge duties, including individual personal inventory documentation, bed/room assignments. Participate in or supervise planned activities. Interact with patients to provide a safe comfortable environment for recovery & crisis stabilization. Perform scheduled safety checks, obtain & record consumer vital signs. Assist supervising RN with any necessary tasks. Maintain unit cleanliness & safety. Employment dates 3/1999-6/2002; 4/2018-Current
Mar 1999 - Present

Personal Caregiver

Jan 1999 - Apr 2014
Deloris Surgeon
Provide supervision, assistance with ADL's for developmentally disabled sister. Perform light housekeeping & meal preparation. Later provided assistance caring for husband with dementia, companion care, transportation to & from appointments, shopping & errands. *All individuals were family members, this was an unpaid position, included to represent experience.
Jan 1999 - Apr 2014

Personal Hemo-dialysis Caregiver

Sep 2009 - Apr 2011
Mark Maikowski
Provide home hemo-dialysis, setup dialysis equipment, insert catheter, draw blood, spin put in centrifuge, properly label & pack vacutainer vials & schedule FedEx pickup. Order all supplies, check & record vitals, monitor dialysis equipment & record periodic equipment readings. Clean equipment & replace dialyzer filter. Submit daily reports to dialysis center, maintain communication with RN caseworker report any pertinent information.
Sep 2009 - Apr 2011

Housekeeping

Oct 1995 - Mar 2010
Independent Pentecostal Church
Perform weekly cleaning in all areas, setup sanctuary for Sunday services.
Oct 1995 - Mar 2010

Florida SouthWestern State College

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
Punta Gorda, FL
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
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