Dorothy D.

$12.50 / hr

1. Why do I want to become a caregiver? I have been a caregiver since I was eighteen years old. I started off by taking care of my parents and haven't stopped yet. 2. What do I like about being a caregiver? I love to meet new people. Since I have been in the medical field for the last fourteen years it has been my patients who have taught me what it means to have compassion and patience. 3. What is a personal achievement that I am proud of? Graduating from nursing school in 2013 with honors. 4. Tell you something about myself. I have been in the medical field for fourteen years I have done a litt le of everything from telemetry, to medical surgical, to being a substitute teacher and correctional officer which was really interesting. ... more

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CCT@

Kingwood Medical Center

Sep 2014 - Mar 2015

? Performed duties in care of patients in a hospital setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Executed daily operations of EKG strips and lab orders as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs. ? Wrote d esigned and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Cleaned, sterilized, stored, prepared, and ordered issued dressing packs, treatment trays and other unit supplies. ? Answered multiple phone and fax lines. ? Performed and interpreted EKG tests on patients. ? Compiled and filed medical records. ? Verified patients insurance. ... more

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Unit Secretary

Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center

Dec 2013 - Jan 2014

? Performed duties in care of patients in a hospital setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Executed daily operations of EKG strips and lab orders as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs. ? Wrote d esigned and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Cleaned, sterilized, stored, prepared, and ordered issued dressing packs, treatment trays and other unit supplies. ? Answered multiple phone and fax lines. ? Performed and interpreted EKG tests on patients. ? Compiled and filed medical records. ? Verified patients insurance. ... more

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PCA

Cleveland Regional Medical Center

Aug 2012 - Mar 2013

? Performed duties in care of patients in a hospital setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Executed daily operations of EKG strips and lab orders as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs. ? Wrote d esigned and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Served and collected food trays and fed patients requiring help. ? Transported patients, using wheelchair and walker. ? Turned and repositioned bedfast patients every two to four hours to prevent pressure ulcers, skin break downs and bedsores. ? Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephone ? Dusted and cleaned patients' rooms. ... more

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CNA

Northeast Rehab and Nursing

Jun 2011 - Aug 2012

? Performed duties in care of residents in a nursing home setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine residents' needs. ? Wrote designed and produced residents' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, p ulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Served and collected food trays and fed patients requiring help. ? Transported residents, using wheelchair and walker. ? Turned and repositioned bedfast residents every two to four hours to prevent pressure ulcers, skin break downs and bedsores. ? Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephone ? Dusted and cleaned residents' rooms. ... more

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Mental Health Technician

Nexus Neurobehavioral Resources, LTD

Apr 2008 - Apr 2011

? Performed duties in care of patients in a group home setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs. ? Wrote designed and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Served and collected food trays and fed patients requiring help. ? Transported patients, using wheelchair and walker. ? Turned and repositioned bedfast patients every two to four hours to prevent pressure ulcers, skin break downs and bedsores. ? Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephone ? Dusted and cleaned patients' rooms. ... more

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Mental Health Technician

Human Services Center

May 2007 - Jul 2010

? Performed duties in care of patients in a group home setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs. ? Wrote designed and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Served and collected food trays and fed patients requiring help. ? Transported patients, using wheelchair and walker. ? Turned and repositioned bedfast patients every two to four hours to prevent pressure ulcers, skin break downs and bedsores. ? Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephone ? Dusted and cleaned patients' rooms. ... more

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CNA

Cleveland Healthcare Center, LLp

Jan 2004 - Oct 2009

? Performed duties in care of residents in a nursing home setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine residents' needs. ? Wrote designed and produced residents' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, p ulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Served and collected food trays and fed patients requiring help. ? Transported residents, using wheelchair and walker. ? Turned and repositioned bedfast residents every two to four hours to prevent pressure ulcers, skin break downs and bedsores. ? Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephone ? Dusted and cleaned residents' rooms. ... more

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Substitute Teacher

Cleveland ISD

Aug 2003 - May 2009

? Taught academic, social and motor skills. ? Prepared course objectives and outline for course of study. ? Wrote, designed and produced next day lesson plans. ? Followed curriculum guidelines and requirements of state and school. ? Lectured, demonstrated and used audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to class. ? Prepared, administered and corrected tests, recording results. ? Assigned lessons, corrected papers and listened to oral presentations. ? Taught rules of conduct and maintained order in the classroom and on the playground. ? Counseled pupils when adjustment and academic problems arose. ? Discussed pupils' academic, as well as, behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents. ? Successfully handled daily lesson plans. ? Kept attendance and grade records as required by school. ? Structured and maintained an ordered classroom. ? Coordinated class field trips. ... more

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CNA

Texas Home Health of America, LP

Feb 2004 - Feb 2007

? Performed duties in care of patients in a home setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Wrote designed and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Served and colle cted food trays and fed patients requiring help. ? Transported residents, using wheelchair and walker to and from doctor visits, shopping, ect. ? Turned and repositioned bedfast residents every two to four hours to prevent pressure ulcers, skin break downs and bedsores. ? Changed bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered telephone ? Dusted and cleaned patients' rooms. ... more

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Medical Record Custodian

ECR Medical Center

Jun 2001 - Jan 2004

? Performed duties in care of patients in a hospital setting under direction of nursing and medical staff. ? Executed daily operations of vital signs, glucose checks per shift/ as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Executed daily operations of EKG strips and lab orders as directed by charge nurse/ the ordering physician. ? Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs. ? Wrote d esigned and produced patients' progress notes for next shift. ? Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed. ? Cleaned, sterilized, stored, prepared, and ordered issued dressing packs, treatment trays and other unit supplies. ? Answered multiple phone and fax lines. ? Performed and interpreted EKG tests on patients. ? Compiled and filed medical records. ? Verified patients insurance. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education

RN, BSN, Anesthesia, Pre-Medical

2015 - 2015 Huntsville TX

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Lone Star College-Montgomery

RN, ADN

2008 - 2013

Certificate-CNA

2003 - 2004 Lufkin TX

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Hardin High School

Diploma

1990 - 2003 Hardin TX