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Diane W.

Diane W.

$16.00 / hr

Harvey, IL

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About Diane

My name is Diane Williams. I am a healthcare professional with over 20 years of patient care and laboratory experience. I have an insatiable desire for caring for others, and an extreme passion for the art of phlebotomy, histology, and nursing. I am totally committed to using the array of healthcare skills I've gained over the last 23 years, for caring for others and making a difference.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • 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
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Laboratory Support staff

Jul 2016 - Nov 2018
MetroSouthMedicalCenter
Preparing gross specimens and cytoblocks, collect blood and urine specimens from patients/clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Responsible for collection of materials, equipment, registering and ordering lab work for patients per physican orders. Responsible for venipuncture of all age groups, infant heal sticks, specimens transport, processing techniques, operation of an centrifuge and practicing safety techniques.
Jul 2016 - Nov 2018

Kaplan University

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
Chicago, IL
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Histotechnologist

Jun 2014 - Feb 2016
Alverno Clinical Laboratories
Responsible for all histology techniques, also responsible for embedding and processing tissue specimens, cutting sections from all routine tissue and preparing microscopic slides and routine stains.
Jun 2014 - Feb 2016

Indiana university

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Indianapolis, IN
Jan 2013 - Jan 2014

Medical Technician

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012
St.Bernard Hospital
Perfrom routine and stat venipuncture ( all age groups ). Collect and assist with the collection of urine, sputum and stool also perfromed EKG'S and operating the equipment in a safe manner.
Sep 2009 - Jul 2012

Certified Nursing assistant

Jun 2009 - Sep 2009
AppleWood Nursing and Rehab Center
Assist patients with bathing , hygiene, feeding , vital signs , weights and mobility if needed along with document any changes of the patient status and informing the charge nurse.
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

Pharmacy Trainer School

Jan 2007 - Jan 2007
Avon Park, FL
Jan 2007 - Jan 2007

Patient Care Partners

Sep 1997 - Jun 2002
Little Company of Mary Hospital
Worked under the supervision of a registered nurse to provide basic patient care; such as taking vital signs, obtaining blood and urine samples, performing bassic diagnostic test, performing arterial blood gases and provide the treatment needed to improve the ventilation function for the patient.
Sep 1997 - Jun 2002

Career Academy

Jan 1996 - Jan 1996
Chicago, IL
Jan 1996 - Jan 1996

South Suburban College

Jan 1993 - Jan 1994
South Holland, IL
Jan 1993 - Jan 1994
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