Tonja C.

$18.00 / hr

Anderson, IN

About Tonja

I have been a LPN nurse since 1995. I started out as a CNA in 1991. I love taking care of people. Sometimes there is no one to help. And that's where we come in. I have worked in a Nursing Home. And also for their home health. It has always been a very special job to me. I like to help out where needed. I was 38yrs. old when I went to LPN school. I loved everything about it. Im ready to get back to work. I Love animals. I have two dogs. And love to ride horses. When ever I get time to.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    LPN Supervisor

    Jan 2005 - Jul 2008
    WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE
    Alzheimer's unit patient care supervisor. Supervisor of 2nd shift nursing staff. Scheduling, takng call off and covering schedule as needed. Medical Director's nightly contact. Updated physician on patient's care and health changes. Applied communication skills with physicians, patients, family, and fellow employees.
    Jan 2005 - Jul 2008

    ADON

    May 1991 - Dec 2004
    Bradner Village HCC
    Started out in CNA class. then took QMA class the next year. In 1994 enter LPN school. Worked as an LPN for a couple of years. promoted to House supervisor. The a year later to ADON. I have did every job you could think of in this facility. From mopping floors. to holding some ones hand when they were taking their last breath. From teaching new nurses how to start an IV. Or to not take it personally when some one yells at you. To always remember this could be your MOM or Dad. Treat every one with respect. I have changed, bathed, fed, walked, hugged, and held my patients. And even loved some as if they were my grandparents
    May 1991 - Dec 2004

    Marion School of Nursing Tucker Vocational

    Aug 1994 - Aug 1995
    Aug 1994 - Aug 1995
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