Ashley C.

$14.00 / hr

My first experience with caregiving was with my own grandmother. She had a strong desire to stay in the home she loved, but could no longer take care of herself. I assisted her with medication, dressing, toileting, meals, and cleaning. Right before her passing I earned my CNA certificate. My certification has since lapsed (but the knowledge and experience remain), as I chose to pursue another passion of mine, cooking. I have held lead cook positions at two different skilled nursing facilities in the area, and am certified by the state of Illinois in safe food handling practices. When I care for so meone, I consider them to become a part of my family, and provide the kind of care that I hope to receive in the future. I have my own reliable transportation. My requested rate can be negotiated. ... more

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Lead Cook

Grosse Pointe Manor

Dec 2013 - Dec 2013

Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for about 100 residents in accordance with IDPH guidelines, prepare texture modified foods, clean and sanitize work stations, serve breakfast and interact with residents on a daily basis.

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Lead Cook

St. Matthew's Center For Health

Dec 2012 - Dec 2013

Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for about 150 residents, prepare texture modified food, clean and sanitize work stations.

Education
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Harper Community College

CNA, Culinary arts

2009 - 2009

Psychology, Early Childhood Education

2003 - 2003 Des Plaines IL