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Retired RN with 30 years of nursing experience, currently working as client/advocate and caregiver for patients with dementia. My confidence derives from my thirty years of nursing . My experience as a RN included many years as a Critical Care Nurse and as a Casemanger for Medicare and Medicaid Agencys. My father had Alzheimer's so I do know how care for someone with this can be challenging. I also worked as a case manager my experience I have Experience with insurance authorizations and denials to be paid and approved for clients . I also currently work as an advocate for assisted living and private community homes . My minimum charge is 20 per hr for four hours or more with or 50 dollars two hour minimum . I am available for private sitting for hospital care . I graduated from Texas Christian University with a BSN in nursing 1984 Graduated from Harris Vocational School of nursing 1981. Worked as a LVN full time at Harris Hospital while attending TCU. Worked full time as a CNA at Kent's Nursing Center from 1978 to 1981 . While attending TCC to obtain Nursing prerequisites.
I have 4yrs experience as a caregiver.. I took up care job when my grandmother was sick and needed support, I took very good care of my grandma. And that was how I starting working as a caregiver which I feel it's a way of giving back to the society in a kindly manner. And I am about to finish my nurse aide training program at the advanced healthcare career institute of Dallas. I have worked with Denton state supported living and I am passionate about caring for others just like my own blood .
RESUME Experienced Broadcaster, Communication and Public Relations Professional with over twenty years career in broadcasting. I am a graduate of Bachelors degree in Englisrh with a Masters Degree In Mass Communication. I possess the requisite skills for Public Relations/Advertising, Media, Advocacy, public outreach, HIV/AIDS Call Center focal person, Assisted Living and Home Healthcare volunteer. Human resource/knowledge management, Administrative Assistant, development of programme and message ideas, editing, Radio/TV production. I also possess experience in General Warehouse Order Pulling, Packing, Packaging, Kitting, Stocking, Quality Control and Shipping. I am a self motivated goal-oriented, efficient multi-tasker who takes pride and accountability in the quality of my work. A team player who listens in order to learn new ropes.
I was called in this field of work by God I love what I do and when I do it. I love embracing people with my smile and encouraging people that WE CAN DO IT. I graduated high school and I wanted to go to school for music but I loved taking care of people so I went for my CNA . I took care of my mom before her transition. My personal achievement is knowing that my resident is happy and the end of my work day.
My personality are empathy and compassion, desire to help patience reliable and flexible .Growing up in a family of medical professionals I surely thought that one day I would become a caregiver after high school I became a caregiver in a facility it gave me the opportunity to help those who couldn't help themselves this is what prompted me to further my education by attending CNA schools while am working on become a nurse light now.
I am a very reliable caregiver with over 15years of experience(the experience sums up my overall performance) I have patience, very attentive, compassion, dependable and trustworthy... for many years, going back to as young as 8years old I've always had a heart to reach out and help others with greater needs than my own. When I realize just how much my efforts touched hearts and made a difference I made it my duty to continue pushing forth in assisting others with their personal care needs. I've cared for disabled children, childcare license/daycare, nursing homes, special needs facilities, retirement homes, and in home care... I've had many opportunities to redirect my passions/careers and I've found nothing else more heart filling for me than my duties as a caregiver.... I've always been told "any type of work you do, if your heart is into it, that's where you belong" and to sum it all up... I enjoy making a difference for the better in others lives!!! I'm proud to know I'm still accomplishing my mission in seeing to it another life has hope for a greater day!
As a former public school teacher, agency staff member and school administrator, I have had the opportunity to serve families in many capacities. As a child of a parent with Alzheimer's, I have care-giving experience. Additionally, with a psychology degree, I have had the opportunity to apply strategies and best practices in working with individuals that exhibit challenging behaviors. My special education background allows me to understand how to work with PT needs and OT needs since I assisted with coordination of those services in my career. I have applied these skill sets with clients with these needs recently per visiting OT/PT staff. Presently, I care for a gentlemen in his home fulltime through Right At Home agency. He will be moving to memory care in next days, so will be available after that transition. My service at Home Instead allowed me many great experiences with clients from various backgrounds and needs. I was awarded Caregiver of the Quarter by the agency Dec. 2018. It was an honor and especially when it was my pleasure to serve them. I am very reliable and dependable and enjoy immensely helping families. Caring for others has been my life's focus. I enjoy preparing meals and ensuring clients have a quality life with dignity. I am healthy and exercise frequently to stay strong mentally and physically for my clients.
I'm friendly, people person you can count on , hard worker, dependable, motivated and very competent in getting the job done. I started out in this field receiving my CNA many years ago and have advanced and developed many skills since then . Because of my eagerness to grow and learn I have held many positions, I have been in the nursing field for over 30 years and have compassion and patience when dealing with clients and always maintain a high level of professionalism . Been a caregiver I love known when I take care of a patient i give my best to make sure they are right in every way and when I'm finish I'm smiling from ear to ear cause I know I just made GOD proud ' my mom got real sick before she died and I had to learn how to take care of her and I did, my personal achievement I'm proud of is when I not just having my patients looking and feeling good on the out side but feeling good and motivated in the inside to
1. What actually makes me a great caregiver is my willingness to serve and I believe it's my calling. 2. I became a caregiver because, I have great compassion for individuals in need of personal one on one care. 3. Their are several reasons why I like being a caregiver. The first reason is that I am able to be there for individuals that are in need of help. Another reason I enjoy being a caregiver is because, My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and after the cancer went into remission shortly afterwards, she was diagnosed with dementia. I eventually had to move her into my home and I realized how self fulfilling and rewarding it is to serve others with sincere humility. I feel that as a caregiver each individuals that I care for should receive the best of care, compassion, and the best quality of care that life has to offer. 4. My most greatest achievement is yet to come because, I'm looking to achieve more tomorrow than I have today. Life is a lifelong learning process and when you think that you have achieved your greatest achievement there is still room left for more improvement.
I became a caregiver early in life I had to take care of my mother when I was 14 so that help me to be patient understanding and try and make the person I'm helping feel better. I have always try to help even at my church some of the older can't get around I good so I help them out as much as possible.
my grandmother is my inspiration for doing what i do..giving care i love doing what God has given me the skills to do in caring for all in need of care... i have not only been a certified nUrse aide for 20 years but as well finished pharmacy tech with i v mixture certification 2006 and phlembotomy certified 2015 i am a happy person ...have traveled outside of USA and looking forward to doing so again in 2015...give all glory to GOD (keeping Him 1st) just love people i cant stress it enough how much i enjoy taking care of anyone in need( especially my elders i highly respect)
I became a caregiver because I grew up with my grand mother. I like being a caregiver having a strong belief in importance of companionship and support in pt care. I am a proud of my job because I performed direct pt care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho , social, and spiritual well being .I am a certified nursing assistance with number years of experience.
I've worked as a nurse assistant over 16 yrs caring for disabled, elderly, ill, and mentally challenged clients. I have worked in nursing home, hospital, home care, senior facility, respite care, private duty, direct care service, and hospice care, and trained in massage. I like to challenge myself as a caregiver with promoting new work skills. My time is giving care to others, that cannot do for themselves. My achievement is to see my three children succeed in the life that values them. For myself, to be recognized for my work performance, that's giving to each individual that has been cared for, show appreciation. I had several resident tell me that I'm wonderful, and I had a tearful moment. It's a blessing to hear positive thinking from a client. I'm a certified assistant living manager, private caregiver, and studied massage technique . Thank You.