Charles D.

$9.00 / hr

I have a strong background in caregiving thanks to a number of personal experiences, which I feel qualify me for a career in home care. For over a year, I assisted my wife in ADLs, ambulating, and other activities after she survived a severe care accident. After experiencing this situation, I decided to pursue a career in healthcare so that I could assist others who are in need. After completing my Certified Nursing Assistant training that also licensed me to administer basic first aid and CPR, I sat for the state exam in August 2014 and was added to the state registry upon passing. During these classes , we also discussed the following skills: Personal care assistance (bathing, dressing and grooming), Meal preparation and scheduling, Companionship, Medication reminders, Light housekeeping, General help to elderly and disabled, Running household tasks, Engaging clients in activities and light exercise. Becoming a caregiver is more than a career goal for me. I believe it will offer me much personal satisfaction as well. I enjoy working with and spending time with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. This position will allow me to make a real difference in someone’s life, providing him or her care, aid, and companionship. I am trustworthy and responsible; as a father, I understand the importance of proper care in ensuring happiness and comfort. In addition, I am dedicated to working hard to fulfill my duties successfully. I am also a team player as well; I able to work ... more

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Work
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Caregiver

Self-employed

Aug 2013 - May 2014

• Reminds clients to take medication. • Plans and prepares meals of the client, and if necessary, feeds the client. • Assists the client with therapy exercises under the direction of a Registered Therapist. • Assists or performs personal care including hair care, oral hygiene, toileting, bathing, grooming, and dressing. • Assists with ambulation with or without mechanical aids. • Maintains a safe, clean and healthy environment through light housekeeping including changing bed linens, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry. • Provides companionship and stimulation for the client including reading, walks, etc. • Accompanies the client to doctors or other appointments. • Completes grocery shopping or other errands when needed. • Takes client’s vital signs and recording input and output. ... more

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Valet

Park Inc

Sep 2009 - Jan 2014

• Take numbered tags from customers, locate vehicles, and deliver vehicles, or provide customers with instructions for locating vehicles. • Keep parking areas clean and orderly to ensure that space usage is maximized. • Direct motorists to parking areas or parking spaces, using hand signals or flashlights as necessary. • Patrol parking areas to prevent vehicle damage and vehicle or property thefts. • Park and retrieve automobil es for customers in parking lots, storage garages, or new car lots. • Greet customers and open their car doors. • Calculate parking charges, and collect fees from customers. • Issue ticket stubs, or place numbered tags on windshields, and give customers matching tags for locating parked vehicles. • Lift, position, and remove barricades to open or close parking areas. • Inspect vehicles to detect any damage. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Skills and Expertise
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Education
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Divine Healthcare Academy

CNA Training

2014 - 2014

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Independence high

2001 - 2005