April G.

$18.00 / hr

Excelsior Springs, MO

About April

I became a caregiver because I believe we all deserve quality care in times of sickness and end of life. I have been a licensed care giver since 2006 but my first job in health was in 1999. I am CPR certified and I currently have an EMT license as well as a CNA. I am experienced in almost all area of care. I would love to take care of your loved one in your home.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

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
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

CNA

Feb 2016 - Present
North Kansas City Hospital
Telemetry monitoring and reporting to the RN. Responsible for taking and recording vital signs and blood glucose levels. CPR certified. Assistance with ADL's. 1:1 care for suicide attempt and alcohol and drug detoxing. Care for heart attack and stroke patients as well as CHF. Ostomy and Foley care IV care
Feb 2016 - Present

CNA

Jan 2014 - Feb 2016
Shirkeys Nursing and Rehab
Assist with the care and ADL's of 17 Alzheimer's patients. Take and record vital signs and blood sugars. Assist with bathing dressing and eating. CPR certified. Assistance with transferring patients with assistive devices such as gait belt and hotel lifts or sit to stands.
Jan 2014 - Feb 2016

CNA

Mar 2013 - Jan 2014
Ashton Court Care & Rehab Ctr
Assistance with ADL's for patients with Strokes or Orthopedic surgery. Assistance with transferring patients with disabilities using assistive devices such as a gait belt or house lift. CPR Certified. BLS Certification. Records and takes vitals and blood glucose levels. Comfort care.
Mar 2013 - Jan 2014

CNA

Apr 2011 - Feb 2013
Valley Manor Nursing & Rehab
Care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. In a long term care facility. Assistance with ADL's. Vital signs and blood glucose levels. Bathing dressing feeding and transferring. Over night care and rounding and repositioning. Assistance with activities such as Bingo or getting ready for doctor appointment.
Apr 2011 - Feb 2013

CNA/Preceptor/Trainer

Apr 2009 - Apr 2011
HCR Manorcare
Train all new CNA's on how to care for patients with chronic disease and stroke patients as well as Alzheimer's care and Dementia. Long term care and rehabilitation care. Assistance with ADL's. Taking and recording vital signs and the proper way to.perform incontinence care for males and female patients.
Apr 2009 - Apr 2011

CNA

Mar 2005 - Jun 2006
Windsor Estates
CNA responsibilities. Including but not limited to assistance with ADL's. Bathing dressing eating and transferring. Incontinence care. Alzheimer's and dementia care. Quadriplegic care and teach care. Ostomy and colostomy care. Foley care. Care for bed bound patients. Taking and recording vital signs and blood glucose levels.
Mar 2005 - Jun 2006

Excelsior Springs Tech. High School

Jan 1991 - Jan 1995
Excelsior Springs, MO
Jan 1991 - Jan 1995
Return to Top

More Caregivers You Might Like

Find the Right Caregiver at CareLinx

CareLinx home care services include housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, mobility assistance, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, exercise, companionship and more. Compared to traditional agencies, our caregiver services include four distinct advantages.

1. Preferred, high-quality care: CareLinx customers prefer our care over competitors’ by a factor of 10 to 1. You get to choose and interview the caregiver, resulting in a better match and higher quality care.

2. Uniquely affordable: as an online caregiver network with low overhead and zero markups on caregiver pay, our prices are up to 50 percent less than traditional senior care agencies.

3. Care advocates: our direct-hire model gives caregivers higher wages and flexible schedules, and consumers low prices. Everyone gets a better quality of life.

4. Peace of mind: in-home caregivers are background checked and technology-enabled to give you visibility and transparency in the home. Our app provides GPS clock-ins clock-outs, real-time secure messaging, and personalized digital care plan.

Learn More
Aicpa
Hippa Compliant

© 2021 CareLinx Inc.

CareLinx does not employ or recommend any care provider or care seeker nor is it responsible for the conduct of any care provider or care seeker. The CareLinx website is a venue that provides tools to help care seekers and care providers connect online. Each individual is solely responsible for selecting a care provider or care seeker for themselves or their families and for complying with all laws in connection with any employment relationship they establish.