I have been a licensed Nurse's Aide since 2002 and am experienced in post surgery, rehabilitation, telemetry, ICU, memory and in home care, and cancer. I have knowledge of the body function, pathology, and anatomy. I have 17 years of professional caregiving. I love what I do because I know I am making a difference in people and families lives. I find gratification in knowing that I'm appreciated and needed. Regular continuing education classes gives me new styles of caring. My licenses are up to date in the State of Washington. Everyone requires respect, dignity, kindness, patience, and love. I uphold the word integrity because that's what I expect from others. A description of myself would be hardworking, honest, reliable, and dependable. Finding enjoyment through art, outdoors, games, baking, cooking, crafts, and gardening are the things I love. Family and friends are very important to me because I find pleasure through their company. If you are looking for that special fun loving caregiver for your loved one feel free to contact me. 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 an Optimal Aging caregiver \"Diamond Partner\"
I charge $20-$25 an hour. I have a background check on hand. I started caring for my grandma, who had a stroke after my grandpa died. She needed help with pet care, reading, driving, cleaning up, cooking etc. Later I went to college and volunteered with a local senior care facility where I helped with personal and physical needs as well as companionship. I have worked with many Alzheimer and dementia clients as well as clients with physical and mental challenges. With my clients I have a patient and calm demeanor. Working with people to accomplish the things important to them is important to me. I love helping clients who need assistance to participate in art classes, gardening, museums, shopping and more. I have worked with people over the years who have different abilities, religions, personal preferences and ages. Each person is unique and I try to be respectful and honoring to them all. I am a licensed HCA with varied work experiences and references. Currently I am available to work in the Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Redmond, and Mercer Island areas. Please read my experience and skills.
The hourly or daily rate is competitive with the rates charged by the Home care agencies and depends on the level of care and also the amount of hours of service. I offer you experience, competence, compassion and professionalism. Coming to work every day with a smile on my face I will always take care of you or your beloved ones the same way I would like to have someone taking care of my parents.
Here's few things about me, my experience and services I can provide:
I've been a professional caregiver for more than 11 years.
I started in Adult Family Homes then i moved into the home care agencies and one to one care. For the last 9 years I've been working only independently in private homes hired privately by families.
Few of my experiences are : ALS, MS, Parkinson, Dementia, Hoyer lift experience, colostomy bag, tube feeding, bathing and dressing assistance, driving safely for appointments and more.
I am competent and i have the necessary experience to provide your beloved once with the best care, respect and dignity they deserve.
Detail oriented, i will always strive to learn and to do things the way you are accustomed to! For me the most important is to safely do the things YOUR WAY and assist you the best of my abilities.
If i believe that something or a way we are doing things isn't safe enough i won't hesitate to explain you why and ask for your opinion.
Good cooking skills, and i can follow directions and instructions when given.
Fluent and clear in English.
Feel free to call, text or email me with any questions you might have, or to setup an in person short interview. I will be happy and honored to provide you few of my recent work references.
I'm looking forward to speaking with you.
As a Certified Nursing Assistant with twenty years of experience . I'm patient, personable and professional in responding to residents needs with a gentle touch and caring attitude centered on treating all with dignity and respect. Trained and experienced in Caregiving essential such as Memory Care and Dementia Communication Strategies, Anxiety Reduction, Social Interaction, Cognitive Support. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of communication techniques, infectious control, safety, body mechanics and age related. Ability to work under the pressure. Decision Making. Leadership. Self motivation. Possess exceptional communication abilities as well as cultural sensitivity to deal with diverse range of people. "Camelia is a rare gem in the Caregiving world experienced, skilled, dedicated and kind. Her communication skills are excellent as is her ability to spot potential health issues early on.Moreover ,Camelia is on outstanding cook, especially when it comes to prepare tasty and healthy European meals by Joseph Spada, CEO of Spada Homes. " 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.