Letta G.

$17.00 / hr

Jamaica, NY

About Letta

I enjoy taking care of those who are unable to care for themselves. It gives me great joy and satisfaction to see a smile of satisfaction on my patients' face because I knew I gave of my best to help. A personal achievement that I'm proud of is being able to work in one of the most prestigious hospitals in the city. I pride myself on being trustworthy, caring and responsible, as well as dedicated worker who likes to complete my assignments in a timely and responsible manner. I'm also a quiet and determined person.

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
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Direct Care Worker

    Dec 2011 - Oct 2014
    Queens Center for Progress
    Assist with hands-on training and supervision in all areas of daily living and independent living, leisure time activities and all areas of community inclusion and recreation. Depending on physical condition of some residents, lifting, transferring and toileting, food preparation, money management, etc. Administering medication in a timely and responsible manner. Implementing and documenting all goals, behavior programs and group activities as part of the active treatment plan, including communication logs, residents records and medical logs Utilizing good judgement and problem solving skills as needed. Serve as client advocate, both internally and whilst in the community.
    Dec 2011 - Oct 2014

    Certified Nurse Assistant

    Jun 2010 - Aug 2012
    Horizon Healthcare Staffing - Queens Hospital Center
    Assisted patients with activities of daily living. Measured and recorded patients' vital signs, fluid intake and output. Obtain routine specimens such as urine, stool and sputum and monitor patients' activities and behavior throughout the shift. Make occupied and unoccupied beds, and maintaining cleanliness of bedside equipment and patient surroundings.
    Jun 2010 - Aug 2012

    American Medical Career Training Center

    Aug 2011 - Oct 2011
    Aug 2011 - Oct 2011

    Mid Manhattan Adult Learning Center

    Dec 1997 - Apr 2009
    Dec 1997 - Apr 2009

    Certified Nurse Assistant

    Jul 1999 - Nov 2007
    NYU Medical Center
    Assist patients with activities of daily living. Transferring and ambulating Clean and care for bedside equipment and patients' surroundings. Make occupied and unoccupied beds. Measure and record patients' vital signs, fluid intake and output. Obtain routine specimens such as urine, stool and sputum and position urinary drainage bag and leg bags in proper manner. Monitor patients activities and behavior throughout the shift and practice safety rules at all times. Assist RN in maintaining continued observation of and assistance to patients; answering call bells promptly. Make occupied and unoccupied beds..
    Jul 1999 - Nov 2007
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