William K.

$15.00 / hr

I became interested in being a caregiver after my father became ill. When I saw the amount of love and support that he received from his caregivers, I knew it was something that I want to do. To be able to provide such an selfless act of kindness and care to someone in need is such amazing experience. I enjoy spending time with each client as well as being apart of their support system. My greatest personal achievement is being a positive role model to my sons. To know that they have me to look up to makes me want to do the best that I can. Even if hard times may come, I hold my head up high. When they grow older, I want them to be able to say "my dad had hard times and tough situations, but he never gave up. He fought through it and showed us that sometimes people have to struggle. Its what you do during the struggle that will determine the outcome." I am originally for Ohio, but moved to Georgia in December of 2012 when my mother became sick. I love to spend time with my family and watch football. I enjoy meeting new people and talking about history. ... more

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Work
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Home Health Aide

Unique Waker

Jan 2013 - Jun 2014

Provide Activities of Daily Living which includes bathing, shaving, range of motion, cooking, assisting with feeding, ran errands, monitor intake and output, transfer client from bed to wheelchair.

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Medication Aide/CNA

Emeritus of Sandy Springs

Apr 2013 - Mar 2014

Bathing residents, light housekeeping, range of motion, give residents their medication, companionship, vitals, assist with feeding

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STNA

Kingston Care Center of Sylvania

Aug 2011 - Nov 2012

Provided assistance with Range of Motion, bathing, dressing, and wound care. Monitored input and output of residents including emptying catheter and changing colostomy bags. I also cleaned wheelchairs, sent clothes that were soiled to the laundry ensuring that they were properly marked with the resident's name.

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Resident Assitant

Avalon of Monclova

Aug 2009 - Mar 2011

Cooking, bathing, shaving, Range of Motion, laundry, daily activities, monitor vitals signs, transfers, answer call lights, feeding. Charting of residents daily activities.

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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Hughes High School

1994 - 1998 Hughes AR