Linda K.

$13.00 / hr

The reason I became a caregiver is because as a kid growing up, i lived with my grandmother a lot of my life. My grandmother was my best friend. I learned a lot from being around her everyday. As i got older and she became sick, I knew i had to be there for her as she was for me. It did my heart so much good too be able to give back to a woman who gave me so much. after her passing, I knew that I wanted to work in the nursing homes to be a help to someone who cant help themselves. I believe that working in a nursing home I am at my best because their are so many seniors and sickly people who have no one to care for them. I want to always do my best to put a smile on someone face who feels depressed and lifeless. Their are a lot of people in nursing home who dont laugh and forgot about all the fun times they had in life prior to the reason they are there. My job is and will always be to make a client smile or even laugh before my shift is over. Alot of times i like to go above and beyond to make sure that happens ... more

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Work
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Mobile Sales

Marketsource Inc

Feb 2019 - Present

I sell Straight talk, tack phones, and Walmart wireless phone

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Assistant choir director

New Creation in Christ Ministries

Jan 2015 - Sep 2018

Assisted with choir rehearsal and coordination of wardrobe selection. Organized and set up music selections for service and events. Getting choir ready for service and events

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CNA

Altoona Center for Nursing

Feb 2017 - Apr 2018

bathe and feed residents. assisted in daily living activities

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Personal Caregiver

Private Care Resources Inc

Feb 2015 - Nov 2016

assisted in bathing, dressing, and daily living routines as needed. Accompanied clients to recreational activities and other outings. Provided emotional support and spiritual comfort as needed.

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Direct Care Attendant

Community Resources for Independent Living

Jan 2013 - Mar 2015

ASSISTED IN BATHING, DRESSING AND OTHER DAILY NEEDS. ADMINISTERED AND ASSISTED CLIENTS IN TAKING MEDICATION. ASSISTED IN TASKS THAT CLIENT FELT WAS DIFFICULT TO DO

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Altoona Center for Nursing

CNA

2017 - Present

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Altoona Area School District

GED

2010 - Present

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1991 - 1993 Newark NJ