Shakella R.

$13.00 / hr

Syracuse, NY

About Shakella

What makes me a great caregiver is that I am passionate about my job... it's more like a honor to me to work with elderly and disabled people. It helps build your patience, your emotions, your empathy, The way you care for people.. I feel like you have to have a heart to work as a care giver or aide it's a special job. What makes me enter the nursing field is that you can make a difference in someone's life.. The smile they have on their face when your around or show them care and let them know your there for them is amazing. My heart is in this job.. I'm proud that I stayed in this field for the years that I have been doing this because it build my character it helped me become a better person in so many areas. I learned so much as time past and I love that all my skills I have learned from the individuals I have cared for can help my daily life and others.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • Arthritis
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Personal Care Aide

Sep 2017 - Present
Peregrine Health Svc Inc
cleaning, cooking, running errands, and doing laundry, as well as assisting clients with bathing, showering, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks. I also engage clients in activities like reading, talking, and playing games.
Sep 2017 - Present

Onondaga Community College

Jan 2016 - Jan 2021
Syracuse, NY
Jan 2016 - Jan 2021

Personal Care Aide

Sep 2016 - Jul 2017
The hearth at Greenpoint
My duties were to do housekeeping, helping transfer, showers, grooming, running errands... I also had to take individuals to different activities, physical therapy the dining area and to the salon... I was there to help these individuals still feel some independency
Sep 2016 - Jul 2017

Personal care Aide

Jul 2013 - Aug 2015
All Metro Health Care
provides various services to a person who is unable to care for themselves on their own. These duties may include things like cooking food, picking up heavy objects, dressing, bathing, using the restroom, and performing simple housekeeping tasks.
Jul 2013 - Aug 2015

Skills instructor

Jun 2011 - Feb 2013
Arc Of Onondaga County
teach clients how to manage everyday tasks to help them gain independence and move forward in life. Life skills instructors work one-on-one or in small groups to help students or clients with unique challenges develop basic life skills, such as cooking, hygiene I also cooked, clean, did laundry ran errands and took the clients on different trips to malls, store, fair etc. I always made sure the clients safety was number 1 at all times
Jun 2011 - Feb 2013

Corcoran High School

Jan 2006 - Jan 2010
Syracuse, NY
Jan 2006 - Jan 2010
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