Merrivonne B.
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Diamond

$20.00 / hr

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 ho w 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. ... more

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Teacher Assistant

Dallas independent School District

Oct 2007 - Jun 2018

Teaching daily life skills, perform/assist students in daily hygiene activities, supervise children, attend weekly meetings, interfaced with parents, and tube feeding students,

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Texas Board of Education

Educational Aid 1 License Number 1397656

2007 - 2018

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Dallas Community College

Culinary Art/Food and Hospitality

2012 - 2015

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Lancaster Christian Academy

Education

1977 - 1978 Smyrna TN

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Dec 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

Jan 2019: CareLinx 101

Dec 2018: Managing Breathing Difficulties