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Ruth B.

Ruth B.

$15.00 / hr

Severn, MD

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About Ruth

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.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • 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

    • 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

    GNA

    Feb 2012 - Sep 2014
    Genesis Health Care
    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.
    Feb 2012 - Sep 2014

    GNA

    Mar 2011 - Feb 2012
    BrightStar Health Care
    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.
    Mar 2011 - Feb 2012

    cna/gna

    Oct 1996 - Jul 2010
    Ginger Cove Retirement Community
    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.
    Oct 1996 - Jul 2010

    Southern Senior High School

    Sep 1975 - Jun 1979
    Sep 1975 - Jun 1979
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