Holly S.

$15.00 / hr

1. I want to provide as much care for our seniors while they are still with us. I plan on returning to school in the future and getting my Associates Degree in Nursing and eventually my Master's Degree in Gerontology. I currently have a bachelor's in Human Development and Family Sciences. 2. I live being a caregiver because I get to spend time with the elderly, listen to their stories, and help them in any way I can. Most are lonely and their families live a fair distance away, or have family who choose not to visit. I would hope I would add some level of comfort, support, and entertainment to thei r fulfill their days. 3. Understanding and preferring patients with Alzheimer's Disease. I had a client in the past who was combative with her daughter during her shower. I watched my client's behavior and tried to assess what would make her more comfortable and willing to bath. After my second attempt she would sing and hum in the shower and tell me she loved me. It relieved a lot of the daily stress for her and her loved one and provided an easier start to her days. 4. I see adult caregiving as something we should all do for our elderly and not feel like it's a chore. They are the generations who paved the way for all of us today and I would like to give back in anyway I can. I actually use this position selfishly as a way to utilize the company and companionship of the elderly as replacements for my grandparents who I lost in my teens and 20's. They all have stories ... more

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Customer service representative

Grapes and Hops 2

Jun 2014 - Aug 2015

As customer service representative, I supervise the receiving and stocking of inventory in the store. I am responsible for POS sales, wine and beer knowledge, and prompt, friendly customer service. I created and implemented new daily sales and monthly spreadsheet to account for cash and credit card sales. Taught new system to fellow employees for efficient record keeping and accountability.

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Mammography Coordinator

Mega Force

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015

Mammography Coordinator: recruited and assessed applications turned in for appointments. Scheduled clients for annual screenings, mailed: annual reminders, appointment surveys, two week appointment reminders, and missed appointment letters. Complied with HIPPA regulations maintained neat and organized clients files IMPROVED FILING, CREATED and implemented client electronic files. Public Health Educator: Conducted community o utreach in corroboration with local businesses and by assembling and displaying informative educational board, educational materials, and fliers. Promoted the Mammography services provided by county health department in partnership with UNC Rex hospital. Attended scheduled community health events with education models and provided resources to the community ‘Girls Are Great!’ Committee Member: Attended monthly meetings to plan annual event for pre-teen and adolescent girls in the county. Set up, monitored, and take down of event. ... more

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Meals On Wheels Site Manager

Mega Force

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013

-As the site manager, I supervised the receiving and distributing of meals to the elderly in accordance with the food and beverage laws of North Carolina. For each client I did a home visit and assessment, taking personal, clinical, and financial information to see if they were eligible for the MOW program. Every 6 months a follow-up visit was conducted to determine continuation in the MOW program or whether or not their health h ad improved to provide their own meals. I maintained highly organized and up-to-date client files for my site as well as 8 other MOW sites in the Harnett County area. I was in charge of weekly meal orders and daily to weekly phone calls to clients and their families to ensure the correct meal order for deliveries and pickups. ... more

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Elderly Home Health Care Provider

Aging Wisely With Heartfelt Hands

Oct 2011 - Aug 2012

I maintained constant contact with the main office for schedules and client updates. My clients consisted of elderly individuals with companion needs to assisting in respite services for family members caring for a relative with Alzheimer's. I performed IADLs or ADL's depending on the client's needs, vehicular transport, bed and chair transfers, TED hose application, wound care, medicine administration, and logged all activities in a daily journal and medical log. Medical logs were turned into the office at the end of the month. I also attended classes for elderly care in Bathing and Grooming, and Substance Abuse Awareness, and received my certificates in training by the Oregon Home Care Commission. ... more

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Office Assistant, Server

Local Ocean Seafoods

Jun 2005 - Aug 2012

Office Assistant -I performed clerical duties such as receiving invoices and entering into QuickBooks, accounts payable, and collecting and accounting for daily sales from $5,000-$15,000. I balanced 3-5 drawers, petty cash, and deposits, taken to the bank weekly. I also did monthly inventory, data entry, and daily to weekly ordering of products. Server -As a lead server, I oversaw 6 co-workers, provided prompt, efficient, an d excellent customer service. I balanced my own bank and recorded daily activities in the log book. I also helped to coordinate, set up, and take down of events or catering. I organized inventory, stocked merchandise, kept the establishment in very clean conditions. As a team member, I took the public on "Dock Walks" to educate them on the different types of fishing vessels in the harbor, the different fisheries seasons, and on the different types of sustainable seafood caught and used in the restaurant. ... more

Education

Human Development and Family Sciences

2011 - 2014 Corvallis OR

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Certificate Certified Nursing Assistant 1

2014 - 2014 Sanford NC