JOAN N.

Diamond tier

$25.00 / hr

Houston, TX

About JOAN

I naturally have an urge to help others, my main priority is helping other people wholeheartedly. Empathy, compassion, Patience, Reliable, Trustworthy. Flexible. I enjoyed taking care of elder family members especially my grandparents, since then I have dedicated my time in doing work that has the potential to make a difference in someone's life. I enjoy getting familiar with patients and accommodating their special health needs. Spending one on one time with my patients and knowing that they trust me enough to care for them, especially in the comfort of their homes. I've invested over 20 years of work experience both hospitals and in home care giving. As well as formal education and extensive training CPR/First Aid, Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Room Technician, Patient Care Technician, Certified Phlebotomy and EKG Technician. Learning new skills and take continuing education to do my job well.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight

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
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

CAREGIVER

May 2010 - Present
MR CLIFTON MAXWELL
work in the home and help clients with daily activities, such as bathing and bathroom functions, feeding, grooming, taking medication, and some housework. Help clients make and keep appointments with doctors, provide or arrange transportation and serve as a companion for their clients.
May 2010 - Present

CAREGIVER

Jul 2011 - Present
ERNEST AKUCHIE
Assisting with personal care: bathing and grooming, dressing, toileting, and exercise Preparing meals, shopping, housekeeping, laundry, and other errands Overseeing medication and prescriptions usage, appointment reminders and administering medicine Help with getting in and out of a wheelchair, car or shower Providing constant companionship and general supervision Driving to and from activities, running errands, and help getting in and out of wheelchair-accessible vehicle Being a stable companion and supporter in all matters personal, health-related and emotional Help with organizing, packing or cleaning for a trip, or general house care and cleaning, following a care plan and noticing any changes in the individual’s health, recording and reporting any differences
Jul 2011 - Present

Lone Star College System

Jan 2018 - Jan 2021
The Woodlands, TX
Jan 2018 - Jan 2021

EMERGENCY ROOM TECH (ERT)

Jun 2012 - Aug 2016
St Luke's Hospital
Working as a Phlebotomist Tech performing personal care to patients including venipuncture, skin, capillary, heel sticks, and blood cultures. Experience in ER, Triage, ICU & Med-Surg, and Mother & Baby. Newborn Screens, Glucose Tolerance, bowel, urine and emesis specimen collection. Performing vital signs, intake & output, urinary catheterizations, weight and height measurements. Communicate information relating to patient care through computerized and manual entry, admission database, and discharge of patients.
Jun 2012 - Aug 2016

OWNER /MANAGER

Apr 2004 - Aug 2009
ACTIVE CARE PERSONAL CARE HOME
Managing a Personal Care Home / Assist with ADL including medication reminder, feeding, bathing, grooming and monitoring vital signs Assisting with blood sugar check, as well as meeting the comfort needs of clients by positioning, turning, transferring and transporting. Responsible for bedside care of residents including ROM exercises, intake /output measurement care of post-operative, and rehabilitative residents.
Apr 2004 - Aug 2009

Education and Career Resources of GA

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Lilburn, GA
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

CAREGIVER

Dec 1998 - Apr 2004
HANNAN BESTMAN
Help clients or residents with the activities of daily living Perform personal care task such as hygiene, ambulation, eating, dressing, toileting and shaving Talk with clients, give them companionship while participating in resident activities Prepare nutritious meals and snacks for clients Provide transfers assistance by moving clients in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or cars Change bed linens, clean and iron laundry and assist in keeping room, cabinet, and dresser drawers neat and clean Maintain a specialized approach to responsibilities such as uniform, start times and absenteeism Take and record vital signs, Create and maintain a pleasant work environment Help with sanitation and housekeeping tasks of client’s room, bathroom, and common areas Perform general household tasks including laundry, shopping, errands and transportation Implement and support resident-care plans.
Dec 1998 - Apr 2004

● Paynesville Central Academy

Jan 1993 - Jan 1995
Liberia
Jan 1993 - Jan 1995

Reviews (2)

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March 2021
Patricia I.
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Really helpful - checked Mom's tmp and bp several times, checked on groceries and meds needed, and did some cleaning - Mom felt much better by the time Joan left!
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September 2018
Elizabeth E.
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Caregiver a does great job!
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