Denise B.

Diamond tier

$15.00 / hr

Atlanta, GA

About Denise

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Certified CNA. I have 9 years' experience caring for geriatric and disabled patients in healthcare/home health. Using my CNA and on the job training skills, I provide skilled maintenance, companionship and daily living support. I am very passionate about patient quality of life. CORE COMPETENCIES: Range of motion and walking skills; operating Covidien Kangaroo Joey Enteral Feeding Pump; applying Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO); grooming and bathing patients; documenting daily activities; trapeze bar assistance; G-J feeding tube; Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer, catheter care, transferring amputee patient; general housekeeping duties; medical terminology knowledge; valid Georgia driver's license; problem solver; decision making; critical thinking; communication skills; time management; organization skills, Relias Course Training, Kindred At Home, Kinnser.net CPR Certification: First Aid/CPR/AED, American Red Cross Georgia (April 2018) and Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (Jan 2019)

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • 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

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jan 1980 - Present
Indiana, PA
Jan 1980 - Present

CNA

Apr 2018 - Present
AIMS Care Service
I work with several patients: a 16 year old female diagnosed with Spina Bifida and VATER (Vertebrae, Anus, Trachea, Esophagus and Renal) Syndrome, an adult amputee and an adult Spina Bifida patient. My tasks are: -Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer - exercise patient 3x/week -bathing patient -light housekeeping -changing diapers -placing eye drops in eyes -cleaning/flushing the G-J tube outer area -placing in wheelchair -combing hair and grooming -putting on her Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) -dressing patient for school and bed -record bile movements -exercise arms and legs (4 sets each) -removing garbage -G-J feed tube (medication and nutrition) -uses physical/verbal stimuli for brain stimulation
Apr 2018 - Present

Home Health Aide

Dec 2018 - Present
Kindred At Home
CNA-Home Health Aide, Kindred At Home, Sandy Springs, GA December 31, 2018 to present I work with up to 7+ patients per day performing the following tasks below. -vital signs (BP, respirations, temperature, pulse) -positioning and transferring, ambulation, wheelchair, transfers -personal care (mouth care, hair shampoo) -dressing/undressing -Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) -assistance with bathing, hygiene (bed, shower, shower chair)
Dec 2018 - Present

Cobb Medical Training

Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
Mableton, GA
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018

Home Companion

Apr 2017 - Oct 2017
Carol Davidson
I worked part-time for her mother (Ms. Rosie) as a home companion. I helped with bathing, grooming, meal preparation, walking on walker to and from bathroom, giving her medication that was already prepared, assisting with tablet internet searches, transporting her to the hospital to see her daughter and providing general conversation.
Apr 2017 - Oct 2017

Caregiver

Dec 2011 - Feb 2017
Constance Brooks and Cheryl Steward
I was the caregiver for my Mother (Constance Brooks) and sister (Cheryl Steward). My Mom passed in 2017 and my sister moved back to Pittsburgh, PA in 2016 so that her daughters family could take care of her. I have 7 years experience working as a home companion with patients who have had slight dementia, cerebral palsy, COPD, stroke, diabetes and Parkinson's. My duties: - Acting as a Caregiver / Home Companion - Laundry services - Handling Administrative/Benefit Paperwork - Rides to doctor appointments and errands - Performing Social Media searches - Assisting with physical therapy - Meal preparation - Bathing and getting dressed - Medication Distribution - Brain stimulation game activity
Dec 2011 - Feb 2017

Duff's Business Institute

Jan 1987 - Jan 1988
Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 1987 - Jan 1988

Schenley High School

Jan 1976 - Jan 1980
Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 1976 - Jan 1980

Reviews (2)

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January 2021
Charles B.
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Denise was very professional. She was accommodating with my Dad's request. They are building a harmonious relationship. I am delighted with her services.
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May 2019
Greg S.
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Thank you so much for a great first weekend
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