Nekeisha O.
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Diamond

$15.00 / hr

Being a mother, I have learned several traits that has allowed me to be great as a caregiver. These traits include patience, compassion, the ability to listen and understand others as well as being able to aid with problem solving. I am interested in being a caregiver because I enjoy being in the company of elderly people. They always have a lot of knowledge to impart on me. As a result, I learn a lot from them. I enjoy being able to help others, learning from them and becoming a friend. One personal achievement I am proud of is being able to go to school and earn my degree. Due to my going to school, I was able to learn more about Alzheimer's Disease and obtain a certificate for completing the class. Finally, I was able to graduate with my Associate's Degree in Medical Assistant. ... more

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UPMC

Sep 2016 - Present

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education

Medical Assistant

2012 - 2014 Albany NY

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Jan 2019: Communications: Cultural Competency

Dec 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

Jan 2019: Infection Control & Maintaining a Clean Environment

Jan 2019: Communicating With Older Adults

Jan 2019: Nutrition, Food Prep & Meals For Professional Caregivers

Jan 2019: Overview of Mobility & Safety Equipment

Jan 2019: Assisting with Bathing

Jan 2019: Light Housekeeping For Professional Caregivers

Dec 2018: Emergency Preparedness For Caregivers

Jan 2019: Overview of Cancer Care

Dec 2018: Managing Breathing Difficulties

Jan 2019: Overview of End of Life Care

Jan 2019: Parkinson's Disease Dementia

Jan 2019: Gastrointestinal Issues: Heartburn, Constipation & Diarrhea

Jan 2019: Obesity & Weight Management

Jan 2019: Modifying Diets to Assist with Difficulty Chewing

Dec 2018: CareLinx: Genesis Care Transitions Training for Caregivers

Dec 2018: CareLinx: United Healthcare Training for Caregivers

Dec 2018: CareLinx 101

Jan 2019: Overview of Heart Disease Care

Dec 2018: Carelinx: Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse and General Compliance Trainings

Jan 2019: Assisting with Personal Care Through ADLs

Jan 2019: Clients' Rights, HIPAA & Elder Abuse Prevention

Jan 2019: Safety Precautions & Falls Prevention: Part 1

Jan 2019: Assisting with Independent Living Through IADLs

Jan 2019: Introduction to Dementia Care