Donna C.

$12.00 / hr

I became a caregiver because as a young child I cared for my ailing grandma not knowing I was actually being a caregiver, but I was always and still passionate about caring for others that can't unfortunately take care of themselves. The proudest thing I had ever accomplished as a caregiver is getting a woman that never fed herself, she wouldn't even try to do so, I knew she could and I let her know that she could and if she spilled that it was okay. When she began to eat on her own with just a little guidance the whole staff looked at me like what do I have that they didn't. I looked at them like if yo u show that you truly care clients knows and feel that and they are willing to try, verses feeling like they're being thrown away in a since. I like for my clients not to only know that I truly care about their well being, but also feel it. ... more

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PCA

Regions Hospital

Nov 2008 - Sep 2010

Hospice care. Made clients last weeks, days, etc as comfortable as possible. I also properly provide the last cares of the deceased. Keeping work area clean and safe. Check vitals as scheduled record via computer, constant hand washing, and provided one on ones, which you sit in a room with out sleeping and watch clients that has been placed on suicide watch.

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HHA/CNA

Youson's Home Care

Jan 2002 - Nov 2008

Meal prep, medicine watch intake, clean, assist with baths/showers and grooming, grocery shopping, financial distribution(pay bills) over phone or assist with the filling out of money orders.

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

certification

Home Health Aide (HHA)

certification

Medical Assistant (MA)

certification

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

Education
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St Paul Community&Tech college

LPN Diploma

2012 - 2014

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High Tech Inst.

Medical Assistance

1998 - 2000