Alicia R.

$13.00 / hr

1.) I became a caregiver because at a young age my grandmother was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. I watched her battle through and eventually she lost the war. On top of the cancer my nana also had a brain tumor, epilepsy, and high blood pressure that needed to be monitored daily. Helping her through her battle and watching her go through her ups and downs gave me the drive I needed to pursue a career in the health field. 2.) What I like mainly about being a caregiver is being able to help others and having success stories. Being able to help others and seeing them be happy even if its for a sho rt period of time makes it well worth it. 3.) A personal achievement that i am proud of is applying and being accepted into a Medical Assistant program. I am proud that not only did I finish the program but i graduated with honors. 4.) Something about myself: I love what I do. The career that I have chosen for myself fulfills me in ways that are indescribable. I love people, I love being able to strike up a conversation about anything to anyone. I am a very family oriented person, my mom has 2 other sisters and my father is 1 of 10 children so family is very important to me. I am the oldest of 3 and have a half sister that is 4. My youngest brother also just had a baby so I have a 9 month old nephew that I couldn't picture life without. I set goals for myself and try my hardest to fulfill the goals i set, whether they're daily, weekly, monthly or yearly goals i try ... more

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Teachers Assistant

Kinder care Learning Center

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014

I helped the teachers in the toddler room and the infant rooms follow the curriculum and fulfill daily tasks. I also kept daily charts and notes on every child that was cared for, from what they did that day to feeding and toileting schedule. we also performed daily activities that go along with the teachers curriculum throughout the day.

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Assistant Manager

Ulta Beauty Inc

Jun 2013 - Nov 2013

Open and close store, look at the daily schedule and assign employees which tasks they would be attending to throughout their shift. Up-selling and meeting daily, weekly and monthly goals that were set by corporate and emailed to the store on a weekly basis. Lead cashier on each shift that I was on and also tended to returns and "difficult" customers and met their needs and made their experience at the store a pleasant one rather than a nad one in which would result in bad reviews. Took inventory, and checked employees bags while they entered and left the store. Bank deposits and change/cash runs. New lines and old lines. Set up new displays and took down old displays. make-up, beauty line, hair line, and body line workshops. educated guests in new products and pointed them in the right direction that they were looking for for their body, hair, or face type. ... more

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LNA II

joseph McNally

Jun 2007 - Oct 2012

Joe is a fully vent dependent quadriplegic that is taken care of at home. I held a lead LNA position, that required various extensive training. These training include but are not limited to: ventilator care, tubing care, stoma care, insuffilation treatment ( cough assist machine) along with secretions. catherization and digitizing to help with bowel movements, feeding and g-tube feedings, medications, wheelchair training, driving a nd use of ceiling hoyer lift use, transitioning from bed to shower and to wheelchair, clothing, and teds stocking care, taking Joe to and from work, doctors appointments, and if there were to be an emergency where Joe would need to go to the hospital we (his staff) would not only go with him but continue his daily routines in the hospital with him in the ICU. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Medical Assistant (MA)

Education
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Seacoast Career Schools - Portsmouth

Medical Assistant

2012 - 2013 Portsmouth NH

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Campbell HS / Alverine HS

general / LNA (health occupations)

2002 - 2007