Patricia B.

$16.00 / hr

Pflugerville, TX

About Patricia

1 - The client is #1, truthful, loyal, on time, patience, compassion, love, quality of work, dependability, good reporting, communication, pleasant, good listener, observant, caring, able to work with tough clients. I speak Portuguese, Italian, English, and I have a good communication in Spanish. I have demonstrated ability to involve clients in social activities, and to provide daily living services with high regard for their privacy. 2 - Caregiving becomes naturally to me. I have been working in the personal care profession for quite some time now. I am compassionate person and enjoy providing care to people of different ages. It gives me great satisfaction to think that I am of help to someone, and the job actually enables me to make a difference daily in the lives of my clients. 3 - Being a caregiver for 12 years has helped me in so many ways. I have worked in Nursing Home, Private agencies, Private families, etc. I love what I do in helping each client I've ever worked with. Taking care of sick people that needs my help gives me joy in my heart, and it let me know they need people to work with them that care. 4 - Just recently I achieve with proud of taking care of a dying client with cancer. I work many hours with all my heart and passion side by side with families and their loved one. The end of the day I was truly proud of my achievement.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Experience & Education

Austin Community College - Austin, Texas

Oct 2016 - Present
Oct 2016 - Present

Caregiver

Mar 2010 - Oct 2016
BrightStar
Dressing (according to patients' needs, ranging from minimal assistance to totally dependent) Feeding (serving meals, physically feeding patients who are unable to do so themselves) Toileting (assisting with bedpans & urinals, help to the bathroom, provide incontinent care for patients who need it) Vital signs (Blood pressure, pulse, etc) Answering call lights in a timely fashion Assist patients with ambulation, when needed : Range of Motion Exercises, as prescribed by physical therapy Making beds and keeping the patients' rooms and belongings neat and organized Ensuring that bedridden patients are turned at least every two hours, to ensure comfort and to prevent bedsores Report all changes, physical and mental, of the patients to the nurse Safety awareness--keeping an eye on wanderers and watching for potentially dangerous situations Documentation--Accurate & timely daily documentation on the care provided to each patient. Anything else that needs to be done!
Mar 2010 - Oct 2016

Alvorada College - Sao Paulo, Brazil

Jan 1990 - Jan 1993
Jan 1990 - Jan 1993
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