Phylicia M.
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Diamond

$20.00 / hr

Hello, I have been a certified nurse assistant since 2012. I became passionate about this job because of my grandmother. I was her caretaker for 2 years until she passed away. I learned the values of loving and caring for people and not taking lives for granted. This is a rewarding job since I get the chance to grow as a person and bring peace for family members. I make sure to take care of their love ones like they are my own and ensure they are treated with respect . My greatest reward is the compliment that I received from client because I make a difference in their loves one such encourage them to b e active. In addition, I enjoy talking to elderly because they have so much wisdom that I can use for myself . Also , you cannot get bores for serving in needs because I am actually doing something good ... more

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Nurse assistant

Private case

Feb 2012 - May 2017

Following the care plan as directed by supervising nurse. Assisting with bathing and grooming - This can include but is not limited to: shampooing hair, finger and toenail care, brushing teething, and shower assistance. Basic food preparation - From grocery shopping to actually preparing the food, it's important to ensure the senior is displaying proper nutrition. Medication reminders - Caregivers must assure that medications are t aken at the correct time as directed by the doctor. Light housekeeping - It's important for caregivers to keep a safe and clean environment. Duties related to housekeeping will typically involve making the bed and and cleaning the bathroom and kitchen Transferring the client - This refers to transferring the client from chairs, from the toilet, from bed, and to and from a vehicle. Toileting - It's important to assist with using the toilet to encourage comfort and prevent any infections Transportation - If a caregiver has a vehicle and a driver's license, it's likely they will help to take the elder around to doctor's appointment and other activities. Monitoring changes in client's health - When following the care plan, the supervising nurse will want to know if there are any changes in health that are concerning and that may need medical attention. ... more

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Nurse assistant

Caremed

Apr 2012 - Jan 2014

Provides one-on-one assistance to clients. Assistance may include homemaking routines, transportation to appointments and/or other outings, activities of daily living, following routines natural to the client, exercise, cooking, and other functions. I always focus on engaging clients in a meaningful and life-affirming manner

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education

Biology

2012 - 2016 Richmond VA

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