Lori A.

$15.00 / hr

I believe that the patients need to be treated with dignity, respect and compassion, and having worked in nursing homes, I have seen where that is not the case. I have extensive training and experience working with the elderly. I'm able to work a flexible schedule, knowledge of vital signs, ensuring personal hygiene and ADL's. I'm able to transfer from bed to wheelchair, turning as required, providing incontinent care, assisting with meals and snacks, CPR Certified. Experience working with Dementia and Alzheimer's patients. I really like how the residents respond to you, especially when you don't ju st start doing things like trying to get them out of bed before you let them know what you're doing.. they don't appreciate that, I know that I can make a difference with working with people that need assistance, I have a nephew that has Autism and everytime he sees me he comes right to me and hugs, he does not talk, and is mostly in his own world, but he comes with me whenever we are together.. he is going on 12 years old. I am a U.S. VETERAN {Army} In April had to renew my CNA License, and did so successfully, with high honors at the Oxford Hills Adult Ed Course. I am a very energetic, efficient worker, I complete tasks, have excellent interpersonal skills, have a dog named Rango who is an Australian Sheppard, he knows all kinds of tricks, and a very loyal dog. I have two grown children, love outside activities. I would very much like to work in the Cum ... more

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Oxford Hills Adult Ed CNA Program

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014

PERSONAL HYGIENE, ADL'S, INCONTINENT CARE, DRESSING, MEALS & SNACKS, VITAL SIGNS, TO AND FROM ACTIVITIES, TURNING RESIDENTS AS REQUIRED, TRANSFER TO WHEELCHAIR/BED, USING LIFTS AS REQUIRED