Karen K.

$15.50 / hr

I am an experienced caregiver who is compassionate and dedicated in caring for people who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, or the elderly and fragile. I have 10+ years of experience in the health care field. I enjoy helping individuals stay organized and follow a set-up routine to ensure their safety.

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Work
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Synergy Homecare

Oct 2015 - Present

Assist patient with personal care. I.e. grooming, bathing, onitored vital signs on a daily basis. Performed glucose levels on all age groups. Proficient in Passive and Active Range of Motion. Proficient with venipuncture and capillary techniques. Assisted patients suffering from Alzheimer/Dementia, strokes, Incontinence, and transferred patients from bed to wheelchair using gait belt. Assisted with

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Caregiver

Ashley Quality Care

Mar 2013 - Mar 2016

Assisted patients with general care. Monitored vital signs on a daily basis. Reminded patient of the importance of taking medication and maintaining a healthy body. Prepared food for patients. Light housekeeping and errands. Scheduled doctors appointments and escorted patient to all doctor appointments.

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Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy Technician

Optimum Endocrinology Care externship

May 2015 - Jul 2015

Monitored patients vital signs on a daily basis. Prepared and stocked rooms. Proficient in venipuncture and capillary techniques. Prepared blood for delivery to outside lab. Tested patient glucose levels, and A1C level on as required.

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Caregiver

Christine Junious

Jan 2012 - Mar 2015

Monitored patient personal care. Transferred patients from bed to wheelchair using gait belt. Monitored vital signs on a daily basis. Prepared food for patient diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes. Monitored glucose levels. Proficient in Passive and Active Range of Motion.

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Private Duty- Homecare

Laurie Moran

Jan 2008 - Nov 2012

Assisted patient care. Provided wound care as well as applying wet and dry dressing. Monitored vital signs on a daily basis. Performed glucose levels as well as monitor A1C level. Scheduled doctors appointments and escorted patient to all doctor appointments.

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Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy Technician

Calumet Counseling and Driving Under the Influence

Jun 2008 - Jun 2009

Monitor and assessed all patients. Conducted counseling on the importance of staying sober. Monitored vital signs on a daily basis. Proficient in venipuncture and capillary techniques. Monitored glucose level on a daily basis. Front desk skills: Scheduled appointments for next counseling session. Collected money for services rendered. Typed correspondence via Criminal justice system.

Certifications / Licenses
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Home Health Aide (HHA)

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Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Medical Assistant (MA)

Education
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Olive Harvey College

Associates degree in General Studies

2009 - 2011

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Certificate Medical Assistant/ Phlebotomy Technician

2008 - 2009 Davenport IA

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Samland Allied Health

Certificate Nursing Assistant

2000 - 2005

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Jones Commercial High School

Business - Secretary

1974 - 1976