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Robin D.

Robin D.

$15.00 / hr

Lenoir, NC

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About Robin

I truly enjoy helping people, helping them to be able to stay in their own homes as long as possible. I have worked in hospitals, nursing facilities and in private homes. I have worked with clients with mental issues as well as health concerns. I try to treat each individual as I would want someone to treat one of my family members. It is what I enjoy doing/

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    In Home Care Provider

    Sep 2010 - Jun 2014
    Lisa Osborne
    Provided direct care and assistance with ADL'S for an elderly lady in her home.I worked for an elderly lady providing any assistance she required, ie. bathing, dressing, meal prep, light housework, run errands,grocery shopping, med pick up, transport to Dr, appointments and any thing else that she required.
    Sep 2010 - Jun 2014

    Med Tech-Shift Supervisor

    Sep 2009 - Apr 2010
    Lenoir Park Assisted Living
    Worked as a Med Tech and Resident Assistant providing assistance with ADL'S such as feeding, giving out meds, bathing, taking vital signs, using glucometer to check insulin levels, giving insulin, paper work in client record books. All aspects of patient care. Documentation of Dr orders and changes in patient meds. Documentation of all patient medical aspects. Trained in Medical Terminology, CPR and First Aid.
    Sep 2009 - Apr 2010

    Direct Support Community II

    Jan 1999 - Apr 2009
    ComServ
    Provided one on one care for a mentally and physically handicapped adult male in a classroom setting. Worked with a young man with severe mental retardation and very limited physical skills in a classroom setting. While participating in activities of the class; for example, field trips, and daily classroom goals; we worked on goals that pertained to improving his quality of life, independence and safety.  We worked on sign language, he was nonverbal.   We went into the community to practice appropriate interaction while in public and other community goals.   Specific documentation of daily activities required. Employee of the year 3 times, employee of the quarter 6 times. Employee of the year for Perodic Services –2000, 2003, 2008. Employee For the Quarter- Perodic Services -- 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008. Certified in: CPR, FIRST AID, NCI, BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS, MED ADMIN., and Documentation.
    Jan 1999 - Apr 2009

    Ashwood University

    Jan 2003 - Mar 2007
    Jan 2003 - Mar 2007

    Customer Service

    Feb 1998 - Jan 1999
    KMart
    Worked on Service Desk, opened or closed store. Customer Service primarily, either opened or closed store. Scheduled cashiers, loaded registers. Responsible for front-end security, if the alarms went off, and the outside front of the store.  Made sure the buggies were always brought in. Handled returns, refunds, over pricing etc. Made announcements over intercom, for in store security and speacial events in store; and paged staff. Answered incoming calls and directed to correct recipients.Ensured customer flow and speed in checking out at registers.
    Feb 1998 - Jan 1999

    Assistant Manager

    Sep 1994 - Feb 1998
    Rite Aid
    Responsible for daily operation of store, schedule of cashiers, daily cash reports, bank deposits, inventory. I always either opened or closed the store. I was responsible for cashier schedules, ran the front end of the store when short on staff.  I made the daily cash reports and the daily bank deposits; I also maintained store inventory using the visual system that was in place at that time.  As with any retail position, I did what was needed any where in the store.
    Sep 1994 - Feb 1998

    CNA I, CNA II

    Mar 1991 - May 1993
    Interim Health Care
    CNA II, Worked in Facility and in Homes to provide patient care. I worked both in facilities and in private homes to provide patient care as needed.  Each patient had his or her own individual needs and criteria for care.  I worked on a PRN basis, but I had one patient that I worked with for over 2 years, until she was placed in a nursing home.  I worked in many facilities in the area, involving various levels of care; to do this type of work you must be adaptive and able to go into new surroundings and learn the routine quickly, and without much reinforcement
    Mar 1991 - May 1993
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