Laurie J.

$20.00 / hr

Las Vegas, NV

About Laurie

Because I love taking care of people and giving them my all. I have always treated my clients as if there were one of my family members, with respect and dignity. Caring for others, giving them my all and being responsible for their care needs. My client that I stayed with for 8 years. I am a on time, caring , hard working person with the ability and experience to care for anyone. I worked with seniors, children, mentally challenged, etc... I am very friendly and honest and I can and am able to do my job right and with no supervision.

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
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • 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

    Certified Nurse Assistant

    Oct 2005 - Dec 2101
    St Joseph Rehabilitation Center
    Certified Nurse Assistant, I performed various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. My position's tasks and responsibilities Include: bed baths, dressed/undressed patients, and assist with personal hygiene. Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. Transfers patients to and from wheel chair, bed, bedside commodes and gurneys. Transports patients with responsibility and timely to various locations within the hospital. Positioned and draped patients for exams and treatments. Assisted patients in ambulating. Took and records vital signs, weighted and I & O’s. Performed blood draws and accu checks on patients. Performed EKG's, performed and non-sterile dressings changes. Passed and collected bed pans. Changed bed linens. Provided encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
    Oct 2005 - Dec 2101

    College Of Southern Nevada

    Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
    Aug 2014 - Aug 2015

    Caregiver

    Jul 2006 - Jul 2015
    Ray Beavers
    Took care of client in his home. Made meals and did laundry. Took shopping and on outings. Cleaned his home and gave baths and showers. Transported, transferred, etc...
    Jul 2006 - Jul 2015

    Direct Care Staff

    Feb 2011 - May 2012
    Aacres Nevada, LLC
    As a Direct Care Staff, I worked in a Level II Group Home setting with male adults, age’s 18-up. Staff responsibilities include and are not limited to the following: close supervision and safe transportation of clients, attendance at all required trainings and meetings, medication administration, and careful documentation of shift occurrences. Preparing meals, charting medications, etc...
    Feb 2011 - May 2012

    Mental Health Technician

    Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
    Avysion Healthcare Agency
    Mental Health Technician, I performed duties as described below: Involved in treatment or support for people with mental illness. Interacted with people who have mental illnesses? Often when they are in crisis or are experiencing problems with managing their conditions. Directly involved in working with and caring for people living with a diagnosis. Provide assistance with daily tasks, medication reminders, and may lead group therapy sessions and supervise activities like art therapy. Assess the person, establish communication, and work on reaching a safe resolution. Being able to interact calmly and professionally with people who may be experiencing an altered level of consciousness, extreme emotional distress, or lack of control over body. On the job training for CSI, body mechanics, and avatar computer training.
    Dec 2010 - Jul 2011

    Riverside Community College

    Jun 2009 - Oct 2009
    Jun 2009 - Oct 2009

    Certified Nurse Assistant

    Jun 2006 - Oct 2006
    University Medical Center
    Certified Nurse Assistant, I performed various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. My position's tasks and responsibilities Include: bed baths, dressed/undressed patients, and assist with personal hygiene. Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. Transfers patients to and from wheel chair, bed, bedside commodes and gurneys. Transports patients with responsibility and timely to various locations within the hospital. Positioned and draped patients for exams and treatments. Assisted patients in ambulating. Took and records vital signs, weighted and I & O’s. Performed EKG's, performed and non-sterile dressings changes. Passed and collected bed pans. Changed bed linens. Provided encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. Monitored records and communicated with nursing staff the patient’s condition on appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
    Jun 2006 - Oct 2006

    Webster Career College

    Mar 1985 - Dec 1987
    Mar 1985 - Dec 1987
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