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Damaris S.

Damaris S.

$14.00 / hr

Hyattsville, MD

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About Damaris

The reason why i became a care giver was i really enjoy helping people . I like everthing about beening a caregiver .Helping sick people get well.Assist patients with therapy of any type get back in shape so dey can go home to their own family.etc Im 26 single parent of two.Been in the medical field since 2006..Graduated from job corp an

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

    Skills & Expertise

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    pct

    Feb 2012 - Nov 2015
    Providence Hospital
    PCT’s work under the supervision of nursing or medical staff to provide basic patient care, including Assisting with patient care, planning and assessments including – recording vital signs, height, weight, input output, collect and test specimens, report and record patients condition and patient treatments. PCT help patient with nutritional needs - check deliver food trays, assist with feeding the patient if necessary, and refill water and ice. Clinical job duties of the Patient Care Assistant / Patient Care Technician / Patient Care Associate may include: Discontinuation of IV’s, Clean and Irrigate lacerations Set up Rapid Infusor, Heptafiler Setup. Answer phones Locate equipment and Transport Non Critical Patients and Assist with Critical Patients. Foley Catheters Dressing Changes and Feed patients assist with Comfort Measures / Safety Measures.
    Feb 2012 - Nov 2015

    PCT

    Oct 2013 - Nov 2015
    Southern Maryland Hospital
    PCT’s work under the supervision of nursing or medical staff to provide basic patient care, including Assisting with patient care, planning and assessments including – recording vital signs, height, weight, input output, collect and test specimens, report and record patients condition and patient treatments. PCT help patient with nutritional needs - check deliver food trays, assist with feeding the patient if necessary, and refill water and ice Clinical job duties of the Patient Care Assistant / Patient Care Technician / Patient Care Associate may include: Discontinuation of IV’s, Clean and Irrigate lacerations Set up Rapid Infusor, Heptafiler Setup. Answer phones Locate equipment and Transport Non Critical Patients and Assist with Critical Patients. Foley Catheters Dressing Changes and Feed patients assist with Comfort Measures / Safety Measures. Attend to the Psyche patients and Escort patients to treatment areas, Clean Rooms,
    Oct 2013 - Nov 2015

    dialysis Technician

    Nov 2014 - Apr 2015
    Frensinus Medical Center
    Sets up and operates hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure: ,Primes dialyzer with saline or heparinized solution to prepare machine for use. ,Transports patient to dialysis room and positions patient on lounge chair at hemodialysis machine , Explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties. , Cleans area of access, using antiseptic solution. , Connects hemodialysis machine to access in patient's forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer., Inspects venous and arterial pressures as registered on equipment to ensure pressures are within established limits. Calculates fluid removal or replacement to be achieved during dialysis procedure. Monitors patient for adverse reaction and hemodialysis machine for malfunction.
    Nov 2014 - Apr 2015

    Charleston Job Corp Center

    Oct 2005 - Aug 2006
    Oct 2005 - Aug 2006
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