I am an licensed vocational nurse with 12 years of training and experience from Labor&Delivery, Emergency, Pediatrics and Geriatrics, I am also recognized by medi-cal as an independent nurse provider, I provide services from skilled nursing to, assistance with medication administration, assistance with activities of daily living, ie. (bathing, grooming, feeding, toileting and companionship and light housekeeping), I have been a home health nurse for 10+ years working with injured and disabled children, to the senior population, I prefer working with patients and their families in-home because I can really see the results of working hard to help family members get well,
So if you're looking an honest hardworking knowledgeable professional don't hesitate to contact me so we can discuss your needs and preferences in detail My name is Jovita Okeydike from Nigeria (West Africa) living in Bakersfield, C; USA. I am a wife and mother of five children, and I have been a CNA for more than five years. I have many experiences on how to care for patients both the young and the elderly. I acquired my experiences by working in the nursing home, county hospital, (KMC) home health care and private hospital.(Memorial Hospital) Academically, I have finished my prerequisite class for nursing program, hoping to be a registered nurse in the next two to three years by God's grace. I am a christian who believes in human kindness no matter the person, because every one created by God needs love, kindness, and care. I believe that man is not an Island, at some point in life we need others help, care, and love either from relatives or strangers. My family value of honesty and truthfulness cannot be compromised. Until one becomes sick or have love one that is sick or elderly, the person will not appreciate the work of care givers and health workers. Before I became a CNA, I took care of my father at his old age (90 years), the challenges of taking care of him were motivating factors to be a care giver and health worker. I have been a caregiver for more than 14 years and a CNA for 8 years, I have an extensive caregiving and CNA experience in handling a variety of patients with different needs and conditions. I am willing to take live in positions or whatever requirements the patient needs.
SPECIAL SKILLS: knowledgeable in the use of In and Out Catheters; Permanent Catheter; kangaroo pump; Breathing Treatment (Nebulizer); Oxygen (manual or regulated); Vest Machine; Wound treatment; Oxymeter; B/P machine (manual or electronic);
SERVICES: Assist in Daily living Activities et al. Bathing, grooming, meal prep, medication management, errands, Doctors appoinment, light housekeepping, Exercises, transferring/Mobility.
Experienced in Caring for: Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinsons, skin Cancer, Supra Neuclear Palsy, Hip replacement, Swallowing problem, G Tube, Picc line, Renal failure, Heart disease, diabetic.