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Denise M.

Denise M.

$18.00 / hr

Midway Park, NC

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About Denise

I became a caregiver to provide myself with a foundation to be a nurse. I achieved my CNA and nursing certificate in psychiatric nursing specialty, with pharmacology. I went on to care for HIV /Aids patients and hospice. I have a wonderful calming and caring effect on people and have worked many outstanding cases. I was planning to get my PhD in psychology for psychologist, but I stuck with nursing as I loved it very much. I have worked from NY to San Diego and have been with one company for 20+ years. I went back to school for my BA in education, as I teach special education as well. I am always updating my psychiatric background and love learning. I have many wonderful success stories, including my patient who I was with for 4 years, as his private nurse, care manager and trainer for his caregivers. I work well independently and have great skills. I love to write and my English/Education background has helped me get published. I still write and plan to publish more work. I presently am a music reviewer and article writer for different publications. I am very diversified in skills, education and interests, but I am above all a people person who is dependable, professional, well skilled and well liked.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Part Time

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Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative 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


  • English
  • ASL
  • German
  • Spanish
  • ASL

Experience & Education

Manager, coordinator, trainer/ instructor/ supervisor

Sep 1994 - Nov 2013
Wakendas Services
Managed the business, trained staff, coordinated care for clients, arranged nursing care, payroll, customer service.
Sep 1994 - Nov 2013

Private nurse, total care coordinator, supervisor

Aug 2008 - Jul 2011
Hanscom Ranch
All care coordinator for patient, trained and supervised CNA's, scheduling and payroll, ordering and purchasing, wound care and diabetic care, nutrition training and food prep, logging of all necessary information, med charting and Dr. appointments, coordinating the therapies.
Aug 2008 - Jul 2011

Private nurse/CNA

Apr 1987 - Sep 2009
Help Unlimited
All nursing care for dementia, Alzheimer's care, post op, geriatric, spec needs, cardio and diabetes as well as mental health care. Medications, wound care, diabetic wound care , food and nutrition, shopping, care coordinator and full house manager.
Apr 1987 - Sep 2009

Ventura College

Aug 2007 - Aug 2009
Aug 2007 - Aug 2009


Aug 1995 - Dec 1999
Aug 1995 - Dec 1999

Dowling College

Sep 1979 - Dec 1985
Sep 1979 - Dec 1985

Pilgrim State Hospital

Oct 1979 - Apr 1982
Oct 1979 - Apr 1982
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