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 Hello!
I am a licensed CNA with over 13 year's experience as both an hourly and an in-home 24 hour caregiver. I have many year's experience in other related healthcare fields as well and am also a Licensed Veterinary Technician. I have Nurse Delegation certification, current BLS/HCP CPR and First Aid cards (12/2016), as well as Mental Health certification. I spent 4 years with an Alzheimer's client providing in home care including physical therapy assistance and hospice. I have provided care for clients with multiple health concerns including hypertension, heart disease, depression, paralysis, digestive disorders, and cancer. I also worked during my training in a nursing home.
As a side note, I have learned tremendously in the last 5 years the many aspects of case management acting as a POA and Healthcare Representative/Advocate/Case Manager for a family member and other clients so am able to provide those kind of services as well if needed. I previously worked as a Veterinary Technician for 16 years and in a prior position provided at home medical care for my client's pet as well.
I can also provide Clerical Support as in prior positions I reviewed/maintained medical and other records, facility admission/release forms and contracts, mental health assessments, legal documents, and auto and homeowner's insurance policies. Also handled all phone/mail communications and appointments.
Thank you so much for your time in reviewing my profile and I look forward to seeing how I might help with your caregiving needs. R. Sagner, CNA, LVT
Please note that my hourly rate varies depending on the position. Normally I have a 4 hour minimum for short shifts, but can sometimes agree to 3 hours depending on location. Thank you!