Mala W.

$25.00 / hr

Yonkers, NY

About Mala

I have been in the medical field for almost 35 yrs. This is my passion and my comfort zone. I came to the USA with the plan to continue my nursing and started as a private contractor, doing home care. I have been in part-time companion care since 2012 while working full time as a Nursing assistant/file clerk at NYU Winthrop University hospital. This is a job you have to love to do it. Understanding the various medical and psychological changes in an individual as they age is a great asset and I do. My humanitarian personality has helped me to be successful in my profession but I needed to step down a little and just to companion care after I resigned from WUH for personal reasons. The individual who hires me will not only be comfortable and safe but can depend on me to recognize any physical, emotional, medical or psychological changes. I know my job because this is the job I love.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In
  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • 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

Home Health Aide

Aug 2016 - Present
Elaine Pollack
Assist with Personal care, meals, laundry, walking, exercise, socializing, Drs' visits. Shopping, errands. Medications, reminders/ reorientation to environment, companionship and basic housekeeping
Aug 2016 - Present

Nursing Assistant

Jan 2013 - May 2016
NYU Winthrop University Hospital
Assisting Registered Nirse with basic nursing care
Jan 2013 - May 2016

QUEENS BOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Oct 2014 - Nov 2014
Oct 2014 - Nov 2014

Caregiver/

Jun 2012 - Feb 2014
Betsey Baker (private Client)
Assisting client with Basic Daily Needs, Tracheostomy Care. Gastrostomy feeding and Errands
Jun 2012 - Feb 2014

Career Development Center of Queens

Apr 2012 - Jun 2012
Apr 2012 - Jun 2012

Registered Nurse

Oct 2008 - Feb 2012
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Guyana
Nurse in charge and Ward Manager
Oct 2008 - Feb 2012

Georgetown School of Nursing

Oct 2004 - Nov 2008
Oct 2004 - Nov 2008

Medical/Office Assistant

Feb 1986 - Jul 2004
Dr. Arturo Laxa
Triage, restocking and Data entry
Feb 1986 - Jul 2004

The Business School

Jul 2002 - Jun 2004
Jul 2002 - Jun 2004

Harcourt International Correspondence School

Jul 1999 - Jun 2000
Jul 1999 - Jun 2000
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