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David S.

David S.

$15.00 / hr

Knoxville, TN

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About David

You will find me to be a very compassionate person, one who consistently presents with a very positive attitude; one who ensures my clients' happiness and safety, and enables them to lead full and meaningful lives. I strive to exceed expectations in every environment. Clients find I excel at preparing good and varied meals and at keeping a safe, neat, and clean environment, as well as attending to personal needs. I enjoy the wealth of experiences that these people offer. I have worked with clients with a wide range of disabilities and have been able to be effective with the care of each of them. Such disabilities include paraplegics, MS, incontinence, hearing, eyesight, Alzheimer's and dementia, stroke and heart attack victims. I have used all sorts of Hoyer lifts for patients, and have been trained and certified to operate and secure mobility devices for transportation. I cared for my parents for over a year until their deaths, and later decided that I was good at it. My clients regularly ask for only me to work with their loved ones, and that is a good feeling. They appreciate the fact that they can feel safe and know I can be relied on to be there and be prompt about it. I have 8 consecutive years of verifiable experience. I will be moving to the East Tennessee area this spring, 2021, and can work with a varied set of needs. I hope you will speak to my current employers about me and my capabilities and my personality. They realize I wish to move back to my home state, so you can contact them at any time. I will need to find accommodations for living in the area (I currently live in Melbourne, Florida), so I can include your area on needs, but will require time for this.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Holiday Shifts

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education

Home Health Aide

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
ResCare Home Health Care
Maintaining a clean and safe environment for my clients, making them the center of my attention, helping them enjoy that in which they can participate. They trust me and enjoy my calm, relaxed demeanor, and my sense of humor about life in general.
Sep 2013 - Apr 2014

Para transit bus, car, and van driver.

Jun 2012 - May 2013
Carroll Area Transit System
Transportation, often on the senior route, providing rides to pick up groceries or other shopping, medical appointments, and senior center. Also worked on a route picking up disabled individuals at home and taking them to their work or rehab centers.
Jun 2012 - May 2013

Database adminstrator - programmer

Jan 2009 - Nov 2009
Carroll Community College
Programmed within the Datatel college-wide Software applications.
Jan 2009 - Nov 2009

Senior Programmer/Analyst

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008
American University
Programmed within the college-wide Datatel Software system, primarily within financial applications
Oct 2007 - Jul 2008

Chattanooga State Technical Community College

Sep 1981 - Dec 1982
Sep 1981 - Dec 1982

Rhodes College

Sep 1972 - Dec 1973
Sep 1972 - Dec 1973
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