Marlena W.

$13.00 / hr

Jacksonville, NC

About Marlena

As a child I always wanted to be a nurse but couldn't follow through with the needle portion so I found a caregiver job where I could still be hands on helping individuals and found it to be enjoyable. I enjoy the bond a caregiver gains with the individual they care for. When I care for someone it's almost as if they become family and we learn a lot about each other. I have a big heart and often times put others before myself. Im easy to get along with and very easy to talk to/connect with. I like to do my best to make individuals feel comfortable around me, to think of me more as a friend than a worker so they can be themselves and enjoy life without the awkward tension of a stranger caring for them.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Overnight

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Home Health Care
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Home Health Aide

Apr 2019 - Present
Helen Venditto
Assist 90 year old patient with Alzheimer's with daily life activities such as bathing, brushing teeth, medication reminders, meal prep, etc.
Apr 2019 - Present

Martinsburg College

Jan 2018 - Jan 2019
Martinsburg, WV
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019

Home Health Aide

Apr 2018 - Aug 2018
William Holtz
Care for a quadriplegic individual, assist with bathing and dressing. Meal prep, grocery shop, transport to and from work and appointments. House work (laundry, dishes, sweep, mop, etc)
Apr 2018 - Aug 2018

Home Health Aide/Caregiver

Aug 2017 - Mar 2018
Home Duty Care
Care for clients with Alzheimer's and dementia. Assist with bathing and toiletry. Medication administration, meal planning and grocery shopping. Transport to and from appointments. Housework (mop, vacuum, dishes, laundry etc).
Aug 2017 - Mar 2018

Indiana University Kokomo

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
Kokomo, IN
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

CDD

Feb 2017 - Oct 2017
Bona Vista Inc
Assist developmentally disabled individuals with daily life activities such as house work, bathing, and toiletry. Light housekeeping (dishes and laundry). Transport individuals to and from different rehab centers, doctors appointments, counseling, and anywhere else they needed to go. Grocery shop and meal prep.
Feb 2017 - Oct 2017

Reviews (1)

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February 2019
Diane F.
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Marlena is exceptional in her care and attention to detail . We appreciate having Marlena with our mom and dad providing support and encouragement. She goes above and beyond what is asked of her.
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