Domenico C.

$15.00 / hr

I became a Caregiver because of love of helping people. I enjoy being a caregiver and have received several employee of the month awards while employed at Mount Sinai Hospital. I am a focused Caregiver with proven experience in a Hospital /Clinical/Home Care setting. Forward-thinking Educator with demonstrated success in training of new students, new employees, RSO, and staff on nuclear medicine procedures, radiation safety, and strict compliance with NRC. Quality leader with excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to build rapport with patients, physicians, staff, or other personnel. I a m very proud of the following achievements: Reduced department downtime and enhanced efficiency with oversight of camera and equipment installation, testing and calibration. Conducted demonstrations on proper handling of Nuclear Medicine Procedures that are performed on geriatric, adolescent, pediatric, and neonatal patients to ensure procedural accuracy and efficiency. Trained students to prepare them to pass the NMTCB and ARRT Board Exams and translated tests in various languages to reduced patient anxiety and provided impetus to pass exams. Ideal candidate with a wealth of experience in healthcare. Maintained accurate and complete patient and departmental records that ensured there were no citations from the State Inspector in a 10-year period. Certified as a Pharmacy Technician and experienced in the removal of Pleural fluids. Able to start Iv's and prepare pharmaceutical kits assuring sterility and using aseptic techniques. Extremely capable and compassionate individual with extensive experience in elderly caregiving and clinical setting. Hard working, honest, individual who is able to take initiative and exceed the expectations of employer. Transitioning to obtain a caregiver position at a private household utilizing qualifications and caregiving skills to provide the client the best conmfort and safety possible. ... more

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Private Caregiver

Private Family, Elmhurst, IL

May 2015 - Jan 2016

* Provided individual grooming, hair, nails and oral care * Transferred client from bed to wheelchair ensuring safety * Monitored necessary vital signs including blood pressure, pulse, temperature and respiration * Provided good skin care to avoid bed sores and also provided wound care when needed assuring aseptic measuresHandle * Maintained sanitation standards of the client's house * Managed medications intake ensuring correct d osage per physician order utilizing Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) skills * Maintained a specialized image and showed commitment to individual care * Assisted in transportation to medical facilities and physician's office * Prepared PleurX kits using aseptic techniques ensuring sterility and integrity,kit used for removal of pleural fluid * Handled emergency and unforeseen situations effectively using independent clinical experience ... more

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL

May 2004 - Jan 2016

Technical Leader and Subject Matter Expert within the Nuclear Medicine Department, accountable for enauring quality control and optimal functionality of all departmental systems and equipment. * Completed patient assessments, charting and direct patient care * Administered radio-pharmaceuticals to patients; monitored characteristics or organs where drugs became localized * Facilitated the maintenance of patient radionuclide records , explanation of test procedures as well as RRx prep, dosage, injection and proper disposal * Verified and maintained strict compliance with radiation safety and patient care standards. Ensured patient privacy * Interfaced frequently with physicians;developed medical studies for utilization in training curricula * Attended numerous cardiovascular symposia to enhance skills used in the care of cardiac patients ... more

Certifications / Licenses
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Medical Assistant (MA)

Education

Diploma/Pharmacy Technician and Clinical Assistance

2014 - 2015 Glen Ellyn IL

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Triton Collecge

Associate in Applied Science/ Nuclear Medicine

2002 - 2004

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Associate in Applied Science/Computer Science & Electronics

1992 - 1994 Downers Grove IL