Alexandrea C.

$10.00 / hr

Level-headed Direct Care Worker who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in importance of companionship and support in patient care.

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home health aide

Visiting Angels:

Dec 2013 - Present

•Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, and Alzheimer’s. •Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. •Assisted patients with daily functions. •Ensured safety and well-being of patients. •Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene, and grooming. •Completed all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life of elderly patients. •Engaged pat ients with games, crafts, cooking, music, reading and other activities. •Helped residents with feeding, lifting and transferring. •Administered medications and kept appropriate records. ... more

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Community Homes Inc.:

Dec 2009 - Present

•Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. •Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse. •Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. •Changed sterile dressings. •Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies. •Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. •Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles. •Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks. •Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments. •Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment. •Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands. •Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions. •Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications. •Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well- being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety. ... more

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Lifelong Advocacy:

Dec 2013 - Dec 2013

•Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors. •Maintained daily records of activities, behaviors, meals and naps. •Experience medical conditions including Rett Syndrome. •Assisted patients with daily functions. •In-home care to disabled adults. •Ensured safety and well-being of patients. •Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene, and grooming.

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