Debbie N.

$22.00 / hr

As a caregiver, I am committed and dependable. Likewise, I am always attuned to the needs of the patient even if he or she does not or is unable to communicate them. I was attracted to being a caregiver because I play a vital role in the life of another person. It can requires dedication, compassion, stamina and hard work. In addition, I am keenly aware that providing care for another person is uncharted territory. And most people are unprepared for this role. There are no courses on how to be a good caregiver. There is no textbook on what to expect. Somehow, I have figured it out. I learn everythin g I can and get creative when I have to. As well as, I do my best at all times. ... more

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Caregiver/CNA

Private Duty

Jan 2016 - Nov 2017

• Take vital signs. • Turn or reposition patient with limited mobility • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors. • Examine patient's for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds. • Transport patient to all medical appointments.

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Certified Nursing Assistant -Float Pool

Jamaica Medical Center

Apr 2011 - Jan 2016

• Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals. • Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information. • Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor. ... more

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Certified Nursing Assistant-Float Pool

Danbury Hospital

Apr 2001 - Feb 2011

• Perform routine tasks under the supervision of registered nurses. • Take patient's temperate, pulse, and respiration rate • Observe patients' physical, mental, and emotional conditions. • Observe fluid intake and output. • Report abnormal changes or patterns to nursing staff. • Report violent behavior.

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Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Education

Psychology

2006 - 2011 Danbury CT