Lisa K.

$15.00 / hr

Pittsburgh, PA

About Lisa

I became a caregiver after my husband became ill. He had a great caregiver during his first stay in the hospital. She was so kind and compassionate, not just with but our whole family. I wanted to give that kind of support to others. I am compassionate, a little stern, supportive, a good listener , fun and love to laugh. I am very serious about skin care and comfort.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • 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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative 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

Advanced Patient Care Technician Wound Care

Feb 2016 - Present
UPMC
Help with ADL's , bathing, showering, toileting, changing, mouth care, transfers, vitals, EKG, Bladder scan, blood collection, foley care, feeding, I&O's, charting. Working under WOC Nurse supervision applying wound dressing, applying wound vac, ostomy education, ostomy care.
Feb 2016 - Present

Patient Care Technician

Sep 2015 - Feb 2016
Alleghenies Health Network
Bathing, showering, dressing, mouth care, toileting, changing, transfers, transport, feeding, bladder scan, EKG, I&O's, charting.
Sep 2015 - Feb 2016

Certified Nursing Assistant

Apr 2014 - Sep 2015
UPMC
Bathing, showering, toileting, changing, mouth care, dressing, feeding, transfers, ROM, Hoyer transfter, sit to stand transfer, transport, I&O's, charting.
Apr 2014 - Sep 2015

West Allegheny Shs

Jan 1983 - Jan 1987
Imperial, PA
Jan 1983 - Jan 1987
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