Tia N.

$20.00 / hr

Philadelphia, PA

About Tia

Hello, my name is Tia Nelson and I am looking for a rewarding carrier in a field that gives back to others. My background in Biomedical Sciences and Forensic Biology at The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has prepared me to enter into the workforce and I am seeking full time career. I am certain that my academic experience, team leadership aptitude, and ability to learn quickly and apply complex concepts would be of value. As a medical mission volunteer, I have adapted to new situations while working with diverse populations towards a common goal. I have also volunteered my time at a nursing home called Our Lady of Perpetual Help. I worked in the Alzheimer’s unit with patients that need special attention. There I was able to provide a sense of companionship to the patients by offering quality care and specialized services to those with unique needs. I also helped by assisting in specialized activities for the elderly. Giving back through community service is something I value whole-heartedly. I am a member of Big Brother Big Sisters organization of Southeastern PA. Working with my 14 year old little has given me the ability to develop a tight-knit mentor/mentee relationship. I have been a member of the Student National Medical Association since undergrad. SNMA gives me the opportunity to provide community service to under-served areas by focusing on educating and empowering local communities with healthy lifestyle choices.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • 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
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Aug 2010 - Aug 2013
    Aug 2010 - Aug 2013

    Norfolk State University

    Aug 2004 - Dec 2008
    Aug 2004 - Dec 2008
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