bingMahawa A. | Professional Caregiver in Des Moines, IA | CareLinx
Mahawa A.

Mahawa A.

$18.59 / hr

Des Moines, IA

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About Mahawa

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Full 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education


Jan 2022 - Present
Provide support, skill training and therapeutic instruction. Develop, increase or maximize an individual's independence in self-care, physical, mental and emotional health and development. Provide quality services that promote socialization, community inclusion, and communication skills. Provide assistance or reminders with activities of daily living, including grooming, oral hygiene, bath/shower, hair cleaning and brushing, serving meals, and cleaning of resident units. Lift and/or transfer residents as needed. Make resident rounds as required in residents' services plans or as circumstances dictate. Record and report changes in resident's condition to the supervisor including but not limited to changes in resident's ability to perform activities of daily living, skin changes, bruising, etc.
Jan 2022 - Present

Security officer

Apr 2021 - Jan 2022
Securitas Inc
Enforce and comply with company policies, post orders and client instructions. Provide a visual deterrence by maintaining high visibility at all times. Conduct detailed observations of people and property within their area of responsibility. Provide detailed written reports of incidents that occur within their area of responsibility. Enforce rules and regulations of the venue at all times. Provide access control to authorized persons. Prevent theft of property. Conduct foot patrols or fulfill standing posts in their area of responsibility as directed. Verbally interact with other people within their area of responsibility. Contact their supervisor when a situation occurs outside of their training & knowledge. Contact law enforcement or emergency responders when appropriate.
Apr 2021 - Jan 2022


Mar 2021 - Jan 2022
Progress Industries
Provide support, skill training and therapeutic instruction. Develop, increase or maximize an individual's independence in self-care, physical, mental and emotional health and development. Provide quality services that promote socialization, community inclusion, and communication skills.
Mar 2021 - Jan 2022


May 2017 - Jun 2019
Tungland Corp
Provides assistance, monitoring, and/or training to individuals in the area of self care, self direction, independence, mobility, and learning as directed by the Individual Service Plan (ISP) in order to enhance each individual's skill development, health, freedom, and personal dignity Maintains cleanliness of environment Possesses effective communications skills Assists in behavior management/crisis intervention Provides health care including, but not limited to, medication administration, nutrition, allergies, meal planning, doctor's visits, etc. Assists with safety skills, including but not limited to, basic first aid, fire drills, and handling emergency situations Maintains confidentiality and privacy Meets requirements of federal, state, and local organizations Processes and maintains meticulous record keeping Maintains optimum attendance and reliability Practices good judgment and has ability to evaluate and anticipate consequences Other duties as assigned
May 2017 - Jun 2019


Sep 2018 - Jun 2019
Manage transactions with customers using cash registers Scan goods and ensure pricing is accurate Collect payments whether in cash or credit Issue receipts, refunds, change or tickets Redeem stamps and coupons Cross-sell products and introduce new ones Resolve customer complaints, guide them and provide relevant information Greet customers when entering or leaving the store Maintain clean and tidy checkout areas Track transactions on balance sheets and report any discrepancies Bag, box or gift-wrap packages Handle merchandise returns and exchanges
Sep 2018 - Jun 2019

Courtesy clerk

May 2016 - Mar 2017
Fry's Food Store
Inform customers of grocery specials. Strive for at least five items in the bag while ensuring that contents or items are not damaged. ... Offer assistance to customers with loading bags into their car. Return merchandise to store shelves.
May 2016 - Mar 2017

Fred G Acosta Job Corps Center

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
Tucson, AZ
Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
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