Regina J.

$15.00 / hr

I started out as a volunteer Candy Striper at a Hospital in KCMO when I was a teen. I enjoyed working with people and helping them. This is what prompted me to get into this field. I went to A Vocational School my senior year in High School and took The CNA course and afterwards worked in a Hospital and later a Rehab Center. That started in 1975. I did PRN for some temp services. I later worked for the School district their in Missouri working with Children with Various disabilities and special needs. I did this for 10Years. I went on to work with Adults with Developmental Disabilities and have been do ing that ever since. I have been a Direct care staff for a few agency's and have also been a Live in care giver for 11years which also had some supervisor experience. I recently moved to Houston In 2013 and have worked as a House manager for a company in Conroe Texas. I have worked as a direct cared staff as well. I enjoy being a caregiver because it is a passion of mine. I love working with people and advocating for them as well. I pride myself in being a good caregiver always taking into account the needs of others. I 'm am self motivated and don't mind challenges. I believe in being dependable, and having good work ethics. I am not a person who has to be micro managed. Once I know what is expected I honor that and give it my best. I really enjoy working with the elderly and developmental disabled population. Last but not least I believe in treating all people with dignity ... more

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House Manager /Residential Director

Empowerment Options

May 2013 - Aug 2014

Managed the daily operations of a group home. Supervised 5-6 staff members. Responsible for weekly staff scheduling. Other responsibilities include the care, health, safety and welfare or the consumers as well as the home environment. Also implementing the resident and staff trainings. Documentation and assisting with developing the Annual IPP plans for each of the consumers served.

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Lead Live in Programmer

Center for Develomentally Disabled

Mar 2002 - Jan 2013

Live-in the group home or apartment; functioned as the team leader for the other direct care programmers. Supervised the staff in the absences of the Manager; responsibilities included the care, health safety and welfare of the consumers and the home environment; Assist Manager with scheduling of staff, overseeing staff programming duties,new staff orientation, and an on-call responsibilities. Work closely with the Program Facilita tor in developing, implementing documenting and evaluating each consumer' Annul Plan etc. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Lincoln Sr High/ KCMOarea Vocational School/Pre Nursing. Also Recent PCI In Houston for CNA

2013 - 2013