Jennifer H.

$15.00 / hr

I spent some time caring for elderly women while in High School. It was during this time that I realized my passion for helping others. I thought that psychology would be the correct path for me, however I did not feel the same gratification as when I was helping those who could no longer care for themselves. Sixteen years ago, a friend of mine (that was a Certified Nurses Aide), recommended I might find the same fulfillment as she did in that field. I applied for hands on training at Briarcliff Pavilion where I learned the basics of becoming a Certified Caregiver. Since that time I have strived to help people fulfill their quality of life and provide support to their family and friends. ... more

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Certified Nurses Aide

Lifesteps

Nov 2014 - Oct 2016

Lifesteps:   11/14/2014 - Current • Member in good standing with Nurse Aide Registry. • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. • Obtained information about clients\' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies. • Provided pre- and post-operative care. • Assisted patients with bat hing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles. Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks. • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments. Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands. • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation. • Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care. Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients\'condition or environment. • Provided a comforting and soothing environment. • Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence. • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities. • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications. ... more

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Certified Nurses Aide

Family Hospice and Palliative Care

Feb 2005 - Nov 2014

• Member in good standing with Nurse Aide Registry. • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns. • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse. • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. • Changed sterile dressings. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination. • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation. • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions. • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds. Documents objective data and routine aspects of patient care. • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients\' condition or environment. • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety. • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities. • Decided to leave following birth of child. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Briarcliff Pavillion

Certification

2000 - Present