I'm an Rn with 35 years experience. I graduated from Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. I'm honest, dependable, trustworthy, and compassionate.
I worked for many years at Holy Redeemer Hospital, on a Medical-Surgical floor, and, later, a floor specializing in Respiratory and Neurological difficulties.(ie., asthma, strokes, seizures) .I worked briefly, at Rydal Park,, on an Alzheimer's Unit. Later, I worked at Lafayette Redeemer Assisted Living Unit, focusing on the physical/mental/emotional needs of the residents. Excellent assessment skills, and quick to respond in emergencies. Proficient in documentation, and communicating with other medical staff.
I've been a companion/caretaker, and nurse-if so dictated, for the past 8 years, at private residences. First,-for a woman with Alzheimer's, then, for an elderly gentleman with Lewey-Body Disease, and, presently, for a 68 year old woman with Frontal Dementia, now on Hospice care. I am trustworthy, kindhearted, and caring. CPR. and First-Aid certified.. I practice the continuing education courses for RN's every two years, as required by the state.
I am also willing and able to run miscellaneous errands, such as grocery shopping, transport to and from Dr's appointments, pick up medications, or anything else someone would need.
Please note my work experience in next section.
Referrals upon request.
Skills & Certifications: COPD, Dementia, Registered Nurse (RN), Home Health Aide (HHA), Depression, Arthritis, Neurological Disorders, Orthopedic Care, Alzheimer's Disease, Respiratory Disorders, Post Surgery Recovery, Cardiovascular Disorders, Diabetes, Hospice Care