Carol A.

$15.00 / hr

I was ask by several families to care for a elderly family member, and enjoyed it greatly. Being a caregiver, it rewarding on many levels, from being a helping hand to a feeling of personal satisfaction. I have raised three children, and adopted two special needs children with a multitude of medical needs, cared for mother and father in-law during their elderly years, including daily personal needs to medications, doctor appointments, and just being there for company. I am a certified nursing assistant, Medical assistant, and a Endoscopy technician, all have given me much experience dealing with dif ferent types of medical equipment, and emotional needs. I am a licensed foster home for the State of Texas, and have been married for twenty one years. Included in this package, I am CPR and first aid certified, and both are current. ... more

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Endoscopy Tech

Austin Diagnostic Surgery Center

Jan 2005 - May 2014

Help endoscopy nurses and physicians in the gastroenterology (GI) specialty. They deal with patients who have stomach or intestine problems, or those who are undergoing treatment for serious illnesses like colorectal cancer Part of the job is to prepare the room in which the procedure takes place and clean up and use high level disinfectant on equipment afterwards by using the EvoTech machines. Help care for the patient and be responsible for collecting patient biopsies and specimens and keeping the field clean. ... more

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Endoscopy Tech

St. Davids Medical Center

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005

Austin Tx Assist doctor and RN during endoscopy procedures, clean and maintain equipment. Assist in getting biopsies and records of. Taking emergency call Helping with procedures in OR when needed.

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Endoscopy Tech

North Austin Medical Center

Jan 1999 - Jun 2004

North Austin Medical Center To assist patients with care, pre/post surgical, vital signs, personal , drains and dressings, transport to other areas of hospital, ambulate, and other duties as instructed by RN or doctor. Austin Tx To assist the GI specialist and RN during procedures, take biopsies, and help maintain records of observation by doctor. Wash and use high level disinfectant on equipment, using germicides and st erilizers. Transport patients through out hospital, as well as taking emergency on call. ... more

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CNA

Capital City Nursing and Rehab Center

Apr 1982 - Jun 1998

Austin Tx Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress. Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming. Provide patients and families with emotional support . Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert. Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs as instructed by RN or doctor. Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration, noting any changes. Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips required outside the living environment. ... more

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Medical Assistant

1997 - 1999 Austin TX