Tanya D.

$20.00 / hr

I've always seen and been a caregiver, for as long as I can remember. I am the oldest in a family of seven siblings, and have also cared for some of the elders in my family as an adult. I have an abilty to assume and anticipate needs of others. I am an excellent communicator, and enjoy improving the lives of others. I have a good standing current CNA liscense, Basic life support first aid/cpr, emergency care technician training, an degree in liberal arts with varying emphasis' including early childhood education, anthropology (linguistic, and cultural) as well as Psychology. I am single, and enjoy my ti me reading, garden, walking, movies, and crafting. I adore the people I have the priviledge to care for. ... more

Caregiving Services
  • Jobs I'm seeking
    Full Time
    Part Time
    Short Term
    Weekend Live-In
    Holiday Shifts
    Either live-in or live-out

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

  • Hourly rate
    $6.26Taxes & Fees
    $26.26You pay

Background checked


Companion care

Private Care/cascade guardian

Jun 2018 - Present

Total care


Companion Care/HCAC In training

Home Instead Senior Care Corp

Apr 2018 - Present

Live in shift for an elderly woman with cancer and heart Issues. Communication with family nearby. Lots of companion care.


Attending Counselor

Fircrest Habilitation Center

Dec 2017 - Present

Direct Care role for several residents. Developmentally Disabled Community, Elderly care, and Adult. ADL's, Housekeeping, Documentation, Communication with staff daily.


Private Care

Peter Maler

Jan 2016 - Jul 2017

Companionship, Private Care. Diet needs, Memory care, frontal lobe dementia


Companion care

Private care /Direct care

May 2016 - May 2017

Companion care, light house maintenance. Weirnickes Dementia. Client has recently passed.


Home Health

Margies Home Care

Apr 2015 - Sep 2015

Full time live in care. Supervision to transitioned Client to Assisted Living. Meal prep, ( as activity) exercise, companion care, supervision and prompting ADL's. Dementia Care.


Life enrichment/ Activities

Extendicare island health and rehab skilled facility

Mar 2011 - Dec 2013

Creating and implementing careplans coinsiding with the various needs of short and long term residents. Direct involvement with activities suited for the needs of the elderly, including those with the special needs of dementia care. Reporting to supervion and the state. Maintaining record of participation and general antedote per resident needs, participation, progress. Quality of care, on a daily basis, of the recreational, spirit ual, psyco-social needs of all the residents with in the facility. Collaborated and compiled with physical therapies, speech therapies, occupational therapies, doctors, and nurses as an holistic approach to meeting the quality of life needs of each resident. ... more

Certifications / Licenses

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR)



2018 - Present Lynnwood WA

Libral Arts/pre Nursing/Early Childhood Education/Cultural Anthropology/Psychology

2009 - 2015 Bremerton WA


CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Jun 2018: Modifying Diets to Assist with Difficulty Chewing

Jun 2018: Overview of Cancer Care

Jun 2018: Overview of Mobility & Safety Equipment Copy

Jun 2018: Overview of Heart Disease Care

Jun 2018: Assisting with Bathing

Jun 2018: Infection Control & Maintaining a Clean Environment

Jun 2018: Emergency Preparedness For Caregivers

Jun 2018: Communications: Cultural Competency

Jun 2018: Communicating With Older Adults

Jun 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx

Jun 2018: Assisting with Personal Care Through ADLs

Jun 2018: Clients' Rights, HIPAA & Elder Abuse Prevention

Jun 2018: Safety Precautions & Falls Prevention: Part 1

Jun 2018: Assisting with Independent Living Through IADLs

Jun 2018: Introduction to Dementia Care

Jun 2018: Nutrition, Food Prep & Meals For Professional Caregivers

Jun 2018: Light Housekeeping For Professional Caregivers