Carrie K.

$19.00 / hr

Peru, IL

About Carrie

I am a newly Registered Nurse who has solid communication skills for a variety of patients. I am extremely flexible, express empathy, compassion and attention to detail in many different situations. I have four years of CNA experience, CPR certified and PEARS certified (pediatric life support). I was attracted to being a caregiver after caring for my own family members and felt the need to help more people in my community. I finished my schooling in Peoria IL, at Methodist College and completed my internship in the ICU at Methodist Hospital.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

CNA (2 yrs) House keeping (2 yrs)

Oct 2015 - Nov 2019
Veterans Nursing Home
As a Housekeeper: Performing a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping and dusting, ensuring all rooms are cared for, prioritizing and time management skills, working quickly without compromising quality, maintain all cleaning equipment, supplies and products and ensure safe and sanitary storage and care of products, report repairs and replacement needed when encountered on the job, sort, organize and deliver laundry to resident rooms As a Veteran Nursing Assistant Certified: Serve meals and help patients eat, record vital signs, change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies, answering resident call lights, providing physical support for residents with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, using the toilet, walking, standing or exercising, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output, noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints or physical symptoms,
Oct 2015 - Nov 2019

Methodist College

Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
Peoria, IL
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
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