Rachel F.

$18.00 / hr

Edgewood, MD

About Rachel

As a dedicated caregiver to elderly residents of assisted living and home care agencies, I am an excellent match to the caregiver opening posted on carelinx.com Since 2013 I have worked as a certified nursing assistant where I assist residents with dementia and Alzheimer s disease helping with daily living needs, including providing services to aid in memory care, physical care and psycho-emotional care optimizing residents quality of life. I love what i do in helping each client i've ever worked with taking care of people that needs my help gives me joy in my heart, and lets me know they need people to work with them who really cares its not just a job to me but a passion of mine committed to treating my elderly clients with dignity and respect, my goal is to win their trust and alleviate any embarrassment or anxiety they may feel when needing assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming or other personal care.

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
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Certified nursing assistant

Aug 2017 - Present
Synergy Home Health Care
Assist with walking and light exercise. Engage in activities(games,memory books) companionship! plan and prepare meals,followed by cleaning. Monitor food expiration dates. Make beds and change lines as needed. Light housekeeping to include dusting and vacuuming. Assist with bathing,dressing and grooming. Laundry and ironing. Take out trash. Run errands(pickup prescriptions,grocery shopping,dry cleaning) Escort on appointment's (hair salon,physical therapy etc.) provide medication reminders
Aug 2017 - Present

certified Nursing assistant

Jan 2016 - Jul 2017
In home advantage home care
Assisting with personal care: bathing and grooming, dressing, toileting, and exercise Basic food preparation: preparing meals, shopping, housekeeping, laundry, and other errands General health care: overseeing medication and prescriptions usage, appointment reminders and administering medicine Mobility assistance: help with getting in and out of a wheelchair, car or shower Personal supervision: providing constant companionship and general supervision Transportation: driving to and from activities, running errands, and help getting in and out of wheelchair-accessible vehicle Emotional support: being a stable companion and supporter in all matters personal, health-related and emotional Care for the elderly: orienting or grounding someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, relaying information from a doctor to family members Back-up care (or respite) services: providing other caregivers a break Home organization: help with organizing, packing or cleaning for a trip, or general house care and cleaning Health monitoring: following a care plan and noticing any changes in the individual's health, recording and reporting any differences
Jan 2016 - Jul 2017

Geriatric nursing assistant

Feb 2014 - Mar 2016
Lorien assistant living
Always providing constant companionship helping with activities of daily living including dressing, bathing, and feeding patients, moving and repositioning bedridden patients, changing bed linens, taking temperature, pulse, and blood pressure, preparing and transporting patients, and recording care in a health care settings. I went above and beyond my job description I love what I do I have a passion for caring for people I feel like im living with a purpose. :)
Feb 2014 - Mar 2016

Student geriatric nursing assistant

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
Genisis nursing home (Enternship)
Assist nurse's with dressing, bathing, and feeding patients, moving and repositioning bedridden patients, changing bed linens, taking temperature, pulse, and blood pressure, applying dressing, catherter care, preparing and transporting patients, and recording care. Always having a listening ear. :)
Jan 2013 - Mar 2013

Vision allied health

Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Towson, MD
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
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