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Tamera W.

Tamera W.

$18.00 / hr

Fort Worth, TX

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About Tamera

Dedicated personal care attendant with seventeen years of experience caring for disabled, terminally ill, and cognitively challenged hospice and home health (seniors in their home), nursing facility long term care, assisted living center and group home (Intellectual disability). Reliable worker with the ability to quickly learn new concept and skills. Backed by a solid work history, reputation as a team player, a passion for helping others. Background includes experience caring for terminally ill patients.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • ALS
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Arthritis
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • COPD
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hearing Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Palliative Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
    • Vision and Eye Disorders
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Home Manager

    Jan 2015 - Mar 2016
    MHMR of Tarrant
    Supervise five staff and direct care for six women in a group home setting providing individualized instruction, companionship and training to facilitate growth in the community for person with developmental disabilities. Develops independent living skills and behavioral assistance for persons with developmental disabilities, provides program support in performing assessments, writing training plans, provide emergency coverage and ensure integration is accessible.
    Jan 2015 - Mar 2016

    Private Duty

    Nov 2012 - Aug 2014
    Reese Family
    Provided one on one personal supervision and assistance caring for patient in her home, kept a safe and clean environment. Responsible for bathing, feeding, cooking meals, housekeeping, monitored patient vital signs, blood sugar, reminded patient to administer her medication on time and walking therapy activities as established by the therapist. Provided service outside of home setting drove patient to the grocery store, post office, bank and doctor's appointment.
    Nov 2012 - Aug 2014

    Lead CNA Supervisor/ Office Manager

    Jul 2008 - Nov 2012
    Freedom Hospice
    Lead CNA supervised fifteen employees scheduling, interviewing, hiring and orientation in the office and out in the field. Assist emergency coverage in the field to provide personal healthcare and related services to the patient in their place of residence, assist in providing a safe and clean environment, work cooperatively with patient and family. Shared observation and problems with the supervisor, works under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Office manager responsible to manage thirty-three employees and all office functions, equipment for in the office, patient necessary supplies, payroll assist for 40 employees and billing process, financial as needed, promotes compliance with all state and federal regulations and staffing.
    Jul 2008 - Nov 2012

    Residential Trainer

    May 2005 - Jun 2009
    MHMR
    Supervised six men in a group home setting providing individualized instruction, companionship and training to facilitate growth in the community for person with developmental disabilities. Develops independent living skills and behavioral assistance for persons with developmental disabilities, provides program support in performing assessments, writing training plans, provide emergency coverage and ensure integration is accessible.
    May 2005 - Jun 2009

    CNA

    Oct 2005 - Jul 2008
    American Hospice
    Provide direct patient care under direction of the RN case manager according to the aide care plan, assist patient with safe transfer and ambulation, report changes and document pertinent information, care to patient to ensure continuity of care, respectful communication to patient, family and other employees.
    Oct 2005 - Jul 2008

    CNA

    Nov 2003 - Oct 2005
    Estate of Fort Worth Nursing Home
    Assist ten to twelve patients provided accurate written report of each patient's health conditions and provided care ADL's include bathing, dressing and feeding. Assist with patient rehabilitation plan, assisting with transfer, walking therapy activities as established by the therapist. Monitoring and reporting residents blood pressure, temperature and pulse reading to supervisory nurse, perform other duties within the facility as assigned.
    Nov 2003 - Oct 2005

    Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School

    Jan 2004 - Jan 2004
    Jan 2004 - Jan 2004

    CNA

    Dec 2000 - Dec 2003
    Mansfield Nursing and Rehab
    Kept a safe and clean environment for eight to ten residents with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, changing bed linens, answering call signals, serving meals, turning and re-position bedridden patients to prevent bedsores, observe patients conditions, measured patients vital signs and positioning in and out of bed and chair. Assist resident with recreation programs, prepared residents for meal, snack, assist resident in feeding where needed, recorded fluid intake, listen to and recorded patients health concern and reported information to nurse that was on duty.
    Dec 2000 - Dec 2003
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