Jennifer F.

$18.00 / hr

Council Bluffs, IA

About Jennifer

I am a gentle and loving nurse whose heart is in providing all encompassing care for seniors so they can remain in their home. As a nurse I can help with medications, wound care, diabetes care but also enjoy providing companionship, help with bathing, dressing, ambulation and transfers, cooking, laundry and help around the house.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Overnight

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
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Licensed Practical Nurse

Aug 2015 - Present
Self Employed Business Svc
I provide home care nursing and companion services to seniors hoping to remain in their home. I can assist with medication management, medication set up, administering medications, diabetes care including blood sugar checks and insulin injections, wound care, assistance with bathing/showering, dressing, ambulation, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, running errands, companionship, etc.
Aug 2015 - Present

Care Coordinator

Feb 2014 - Aug 2015
Comfort Keepers
Made scheduled nurse visits to homecare clients to ensure proper level of care was being provided. Filled medication sets for some clients. Also taught skills classes to new hire CNA's and performed visits in home to check skills of CNA's.
Feb 2014 - Aug 2015

Licensed Practical Nurse

Nov 2008 - Feb 2014
Hospice With Heart
Made nursing visits to hospice patients in their home or nursing facility. Performed assessments, treated pain, educated loved ones on the dying process. Worked in close communication with other interdisciplinary team members such as RN, Social Workers, CNA's to ensure quality end of life cares.
Nov 2008 - Feb 2014

Iowa Western Community College

Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
Council Bluffs, IA
Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
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