Amanda K.

$15.00 / hr

I'm a dependable and punctual caregiver who has over 20 years of experience with a completed vocational nursing level education. Coming from a long line of nurses and doctors within my family, taking care of others comes naturally to me. It gives me joy to bring positive energy into the lives of others. Collaboratively I organize and tailor my experience with my education to meet the unique needs of every client I care for. My clients are like family to me and their happiness is most important to me.

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Work
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private care nurse/ caretaker

Senior Buddies

Mar 2016 - Present

Private care nurse for a resident in the assisted living part of the company and caregiver to the residents in the independent living half. Duties include: Urostomy/Nephrostomy care, measuring and recording urine output and fluid intake, wound care, medication reminders, urinalysis, glucose checks, 02 therapy, monitor for aspiration risks, monitor sleep/wake cycles, monitor residents mental and physical health, aid in the transiti oning of life experiences, meal delivering/servicing, bra defibrillator application and sending of information, application of compression stockings, showers, blood pressure checks, daily documentation on all patient care, liaison between patient families/doctors/nurses/aids, patient preparation and escort to doctor appointments and hospital visits, scheduling ambulance services/ doctor visits/hospital visits, transportation and errands, and clerical work in the administrative department ... more

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Hospice Caretaker

Volunteer

Oct 2011 - Apr 2013

Volunteered to provide extensive care to two extensive care with multiple disease processes hospice patients. My grandmother during the day and another patient across the street from my home in the evening. Duties included wound care, IV therapy, Trach care, defibrilator vest care, 02 therapy, monitoring/charting, glucose checks/charting, vital signs, pic line care, nephrostomy care, showers, prepared and provided meals according to guidelines set by nutritionists, assessed and maintained mental/physical health of patients through transitions and every day care, coordinated home care with doctors/nutrionists and dialysis center with strong documentation and follow through. ... more

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Women's Coach Shoe Specialist

Dillards La Cantera

Feb 2011 - Sep 2011

Customer Service, operated multiple registers, managed multiple phone lines, maintained stock and display, provided customized shoe fittings, exceeded expected annual customer retention/sales/goals, attended meetings catered to the current market

Macy's

May 2006 - Nov 2008

Customer service, operated multiple registers, managed multiple phone lines, maintained multiple fitting rooms, monitored sales associates for five departments, customized fittings in intimate apparel/suits, exceeded expected annual customer retention/sales/goals, attended meetings catered to the current market

Senior Sales Associate

Dress Barn

Apr 2005 - May 2006

Customer service, operated registers, managed phone lines, maintained fitting rooms and exceeded expected annual customer retention, sales and goals.

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Mental Health Worker

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center

Mar 2003 - Mar 2005

Maintained patient charts, new patient admissions and triage, provided therapy through social interactions, observed and reported changes in patient conditions and matters of concern, intuitive to children's needs with strong insight to unspoken words, clinical relationship building with patients of all ages, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, facilitated patient therapy and scheduling for up to 15 patients and served as a li aison to physcians, nurses and family members. ... more

Education
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Quest College School of Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing

2013 - 2016

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Career Point School

Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy

2002 - 2003