Antonio T.

$15.00 / hr

I decided to become a caregiver, mainly, because I had worked in so many jobs and careers where I had been laid off or the company went out of business. I had a friend that was in the industry and informed me that in the healthcare business you will practically always have a job. Honestly, I sincerely wish that I would have gotten into the industry right out of high school some twenty five years ago. Little did I know that I would come to absolutely love the job and the position. The thing I like most is meet the variance of people and building the relationships with someone I otherwise would never ha ve had the opportunity of meeting. As a caregiver you have to understand that in this business many of the people we come in contact with eventually move on to the next life, but I cherish those moments and like to believe that I had a small hand in making the process and transition a bit more comfortable not only for the person but for the family as well. My personal achievement that I am most proud of is probably just the fact that I have been able to just go to work with a smile on my face and it not feel like a job or a task. I can go to sleep and feel that I did something productive with my time and made somewhat of a difference in some ones life each and every day; whether it was assisting them, just acknowledging the in some way, or just bringing a smile to their face. I love the industry so much and really do not like the bad taste you hear when the words "nursing h ... more

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Nov 2009 - Sep 2015

Work History (continued) Valley View Care Center (Nursing Home) November 2009- September 2012 Nurse Aide 1406 Liberty Rd Anson, TX (325) 823-2141 Stripes Convenience Store November 2009- October 2013 Assistant Manager 106 E N 1st Haskell, TX (940) 864-3434 Haskell Health Care (Nursing Home) December 2013-July 2014 Nurse Aide/ Certified Nurse Aide 1516 N. 1st Haskell, TX (940) 864-3556 Critical Health Connection (Healthcare Staffing Agency) July 2014- Present Certified Nurse Aide 5010 Knickerbocker Ln. San Angelo, TX (325) 944-1111 Stamford Memorial Hospital and Emergency Room September 2012- Present Certified Nurse Aide 1605 Columbia RD Stamford, TX (325) 773 -2725 ... more

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Oct 1995 - Sep 2015

Work History Chick-Fila- (food and customers service) March 1991- May 1993 Shift Leader Mall of Abilene Abilene, TX (325) 695-2946 Micrometals TX Inc. (mass manufacturing plant) October 1994- January 2000 Department Supervisor 4825 Derrick Rd Abilene, TX (325) 677-3577 Savoy Inc. (night club and entertainment industry) January 2000- October 2002 Operations Manager 1001 Manana Dr. Dallas, TX (972) 869-9506 Stan Tashman and Associates (merchandising and new store development w/ Home Depot) February 2002- August 2006 Project Captain 909 South 14th Santa Monica, Ca (office) (310) 451-9927 Haskell Sheriff’s Office (Law Enforcement) August 2006- November 2009 911 Emergency Dispatcher 502 East North 2nd Haskell, TX (940) 864-2229 ... more

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Abilene Cooper High School

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1990 - 1993