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Christina L.

Christina L.

$25.00 / hr

Chicago, IL

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About Christina

I believe in the dignity and value of each person, so I enjoy working with people to try to help them achieve good quality of life. Sometimes health issues get in the way of great quality of life, but with long-term issues, there are plenty of things to do to work towards the best quality of life possible. Being active physically and/or mentally is important for clients. And care tasks can be done in ways that seek to maintain safety, minimize risks, enhance dignity, and be engaging. If you would like to communicate further regarding specific ideas or requests, please let me know! Thank you.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Medication Reminders
  • Exercise
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Palliative Care
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Intern

Jan 2016 - Aug 2017
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR)
I was an intern for comunity health activities such as helping with short profiles of community areas.
Jan 2016 - Aug 2017

Resident assistant

Jun 2016 - May 2017
Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.)
I was trained to provide safe, well-prepared meals for a group. I did assistance activities one-to-one or for groups. I had shifts for cleaning, cooking, and being on call for urgent situations. And I learned to deal with various situations such as particular types of bugs.
Jun 2016 - May 2017

UIC College of Nursing

Jan 2010 - Jan 2017
Chicago, IL
Jan 2010 - Jan 2017

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health

Jan 2011 - Jan 2017
Chicago, IL
Jan 2011 - Jan 2017

one-to-one nurse aide

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
NSSEO - Kirk School
I focused upon basic care-giving activities for a student with special needs. I also was in charge of nursing-related activities for additional students as time allowed, depending on the schedule and needs during each day.
Jun 2016 - Jul 2016

Night Nurse

Aug 2013 - Oct 2014
Winfield Woods Health Care
I was responsible for medication management and additional nursing activities for the residents on one unit of the facility, during each night. Along with other nurses, I also was responsible for some delegation and management of activities by certified nurse's aides within our facility.
Aug 2013 - Oct 2014

Hope College

Jan 2005 - Jan 2009
Jan 2005 - Jan 2009
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