I became a CNA at the age of nineteen in Oregon. I have 20 years plus experience as a caregiver. I enjoy my job and I believe it shows in the high quality of care that I give to my clients. I'm a professional caregiver that is reliable, self-motivated, observant, dedicated, and organized. I give each patient the care outlined in their Careplan with compassion, patience, and do my best to make them as comfortable as possible so they can live a peaceful and dignified life to their fullest potential. I have experience in nursing home care, private care, adult home care with many types of conditions, including Alzheimers, Parkinson, Dementia, COPD, CP, hospice, cancer, diabetes, congestive heart failure, catheter care, colostemy care, loss of limb care, rehabilitation assistance, renal failure and hoyer lift
. I'm flexible and willing to accommodate my clients and their loved ones even the ones with 4 feet. I am a CNA with 13 years of experience working in Nursing industry.
I have a compassionate heart and natural passion to care for aging seniors and those that are physically and mentally challenged. I have experience working in a Nursing Home, Assisted Living Facility, as well as working with Home Health Agencies.
I have helped patients with different challenges like Alzheimer's disease, dementia, Parkinson's, stroke, hip-replacement, general anxiety disorders,, High Blood Pressure, Low Blood Pressure, Asthma, Pneumonia or respiratory diseases, Catheter care, cancer, diabetes, hospice care, tube-feeding, seizures, Heart disease, lung disease, patients with incontinence, patients with swallowing challenges, edema, skin disease, autism, etc.
Personally, I am skilled and professional for my job. I am punctual, dependable with a reliable car.
I have the following Certificates:
High School Diploma;
Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate
Nurse Delegation Certificate;
2017-12 hrs of Continued Education Credits
CPR/First Aid Certificate;
Infection Control Certificate;
Completed 7-hours HIV/Aids education;
Clean Chest X-ray record;
Two-forms of ID identification;
Valid Drivers Licence;
Valid auto Insurance I've always seen and been a caregiver, for as long as I can remember. I am the oldest in a family of seven siblings, and have also cared for some of the elders in my family as an adult. I have an abilty to assume and anticipate needs of others. I am an excellent communicator, and enjoy improving the lives of others. I have a good standing current CNA liscense, Basic life support first aid/cpr, emergency care technician training, an degree in liberal arts with varying emphasis' including early childhood education, anthropology (linguistic, and cultural) as well as Psychology. I am single, and enjoy my time reading, garden, walking, movies, and crafting. I adore the people I have the priviledge to care for.