Karen P.

$16.00 / hr

West Palm Beach, FL

About Karen

I have over 25 years experience in the medical field of which 12 years I was a paramedic and then began my journey to bedside nursing. I have special training in advanced life support, emergency care, cardiac care, Palliative care and hospice. Ive worked with patients that have Alzheimer's, dementia, sun downers, traumatic brain injury, ending stage renal failure, colostomy, ileostomy, and behavioral health concerns. I'm a cancer survivor as well as a wife of a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor that has a strong passion to help others. Hourly wage is negotiable based on hours of job.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hospice Care
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

EEG Neurodiagnostic nurse

Jan 2018 - Present
Jfk MEDICAL Ctr
Diagnostic testing
Jan 2018 - Present

CNA/PCT3

Feb 2018 - Present
CareLinx
Companionship, Medication reminder, baths, ROM, meal prep, Dr appointments, Grocery Shopping, Exercise, BP monitoring as well as blood sugars
Feb 2018 - Present

South University

Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
Savannah, GA
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019

FCC

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
Boynton Beach, FL
Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

PCT 3 (LPN hospital based) cardiac monitor technician, behavioral health technician

Jan 2009 - Nov 2016
BWMC @ UMMC
Patient care, ADL's, ROM, pt advocate, care plans, feed, bath, exercise, iv's, Cath care, and companionship. * Moved to Florida started RN-BSN college at South University (reason for lapse in employment)
Jan 2009 - Nov 2016

Pct 3,

Oct 2008 - Nov 2009
shock trauma UMMC
Patient care, iv's, meds, ADL, ROM, care plans, education. Transferred to sister hospital BWMC
Oct 2008 - Nov 2009

Anne Arundel Community College

Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
Arnold, MD
Jan 2007 - Jan 2009

Anne Arundel Community College

Jan 1989 - Jan 1991
Arnold, MD
Jan 1989 - Jan 1991
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