Sharyn M.

$15.00 / hr

I feel that I am a great caregiver for many reasons. I was raised by and around a family of amazing nurses, nurses assistants, homemakers and caregivers alike. You can almost say that I was born to nurture and care for the well being of others. My Mother and Aunt were the first nursing professionals to introduce me to the nursing profession. They both notice my kind and nurturing behavior early on in my childhood and encouraged me to pursue a career in nursing after graduating high school. And man were they right! I just dove right in to the nursing and caregiving profession as if it was second nature t o my character. For a little over ten years I have enjoyed learning and expanding my nursing skills to many different fields of nursing. I mostly enjoy the companionship and friendships I have had the chance to build during my career. It's the most rewarding to me that, just by being there for someone to talk to in what could be a pivotal time in a persons life, could make someone feel as though I provide them some degree of normalcy in their life, while going though a health crisis or even entering a different stage of life when a person is more dependent on the care from another just to get through the day. I most proud of achieving my Certified Nursing Assistant certificate, because that gave me an opportunity to expand my career goals in the nursing field. I am currently on my way to pursuing a career as a Registered Nurse. Just a few things about myself I am an advocate pe ... more

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Lutheran Home

Mar 2010 - Dec 2014

Assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living, Meal preparation, nutrition and H.S. snacks, housekeeping, laundry, resident assessments upon admittance, electronic behavior and restorative tracking and charting, bowel and bladder training program, assisting patients with incontinence care needs , assist with bathing and showering, assist with oral hygiene care , skin checks for abrasions and bruising etc. , intake and output, taking patients vital signs, obtaining urine and bowel samples per doctors request, palliative care, postmortem care, maintaining and cleaning nursing equipment for residents, maintaining a safe and clean environment for the residents, counting supplies and reordering supplies if needed, charging supplies to patient accounts, answering phone calls and taking messages for Nurse Manager, making resident beauty shop appointments, Annual training and in services on resident care and rights, CPR training. ... more

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Maxim Healthcare Services

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

: Traveling on an on- call basis to various assignments throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Suburbs. Providing care as a Skilled Nursing assistant, PCT, Hospice Aide, Companion and Sitter. Assisting patients with ADL’s in a skilled nursing facility, Assisted Living, or Hospital setting, assessment of patient, behavior and restorative charting, transferring residents safely to a sitting position, assist with bowel and bladder inc ontinence, intake and output tracking, rehabilitation programs, escorting patient to and from rehab, assist with bathing and showering, assist with oral hygiene care , skin checks for abrasions and bruising etc., vital signs, palliative care, postmortem care, reporting to supervising Nurse on staff, escorting patients to meals, meal prep and assistance, laundry, light housekeeping. ... more

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CNA/Caregiver

Peak Medical Homecare

Sep 2006 - Feb 2007

: Traveling on an on- call basis to various assignments throughout the Rockford, Northern Illinois, and Wisconsin area. Providing care as a CNA, Home health aide, Companion and Sitter. Assisting patients with ADL’s in a skilled nursing facility, Assisted Living, or Home setting, assessment of patient, behavior and restorative charting, transferring residents safely to a sitting position, toileting, assist with bowel and bladder i ncontinence, intake and output tracking, rehabilitation programs, escorting patient to and from doctor’s appointments and rehab, assisting patient while on an outing, running errands for patient, assist with bathing and showering, assist with oral hygiene care , skin checks for abrasions and bruising etc., vital signs, palliative care, postmortem care, reporting to agency on patient, meal prep and assistance, laundry, light housekeeping. ... more

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Fairhaven Christian Retirement

Apr 2004 - Aug 2006

Assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living, Meal preparation, nutrition and H.S. snacks, housekeeping, laundry, resident assessments upon admittance, behavior and restorative charting, bowel and bladder training program, assisting patients with incontinence care needs , assist with bathing and showering, assist with oral hygiene care , skin checks for abrasions and bruising etc. , intake and output, taking patients vital s igns, obtaining urine and bowel samples per doctors request, palliative care, postmortem care, maintaining and cleaning nursing equipment for residents, maintaining a safe and clean environment for the residents, counting supplies and reordering supplies if needed, charging supplies to patient accounts, answering phone calls and taking messages for charge Nurse, calling and setting up residents doctor’s appointments, making beauty shop appointments, Annual training and in services on resident care and rights, CPR training ... more

Education

Certificate of Completion

2006 - 2006 Rockford IL

Certificate of Completion

2005 - 2005 Rockford IL

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Dryfus Medical Center

Certificate of Completion

2004 - 2004

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Illinois Regional office of Education

General Education Diploma

2001 - 2001