Ruth B.

$15.00 / hr

I was an Caregiver for my grandmother. When she passed away I got an job working at an nursing home in house keeping. I became overwhelm with the residents after 6 months working as an house keeper my supervisor as me if i would like to take a class for an nursing assistant position. From their on I have be an Geriatric. It's an very loving and challenging job. Patient-focused and empathetic caregiver with extensive knowledge of geriatric. I'm an very loving, honest person. I enjoy being around people, sing gospel, going to church and enjoy life.

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Genesis Health Care

Feb 2012 - Sep 2014

Prepare patient rooms upon arrival and document all items. Monitor daily vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, respiration and temperature. Assist patient with bed bath, shower, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. Assist with transferring patients in and out of bed, wheelchairs, adaptive equipment. Promote continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patient for which care is provided. Assist with ADLS. ... more

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GNA

BrightStar Health Care

Mar 2011 - Feb 2012

Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concern. Monitored vital signs. Performed direct care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, bathing, dressing, feeding, grooming and light housekeeping.

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Ginger Cove Retirement Community

Oct 1996 - Jul 2010

Assisted resident with daily living in various departments such as, Independent Living, Assistant Living, Home Health and in the skilled Heath Cent providing for chronic patients.

Certifications / Licenses
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Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Education
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Southern Senior High School

Deploma

1975 - 1979