Experienced and kind-hearted nanny with a background in child development and psychology. Competent in working with multiple children of all ages in a variety of home settings. Incorporates stimulating activities into daily routines to promote healthy mental and social development.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Cheerful and energetic
Positive and nurturing
Caring child mentor
Excellent driving record
Exceptional organizational skills
Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Caregiver, 07/2013
to Current First Choice In Home Care – Bellevue,
Performed after-school care for a 16-year-old boy with special needs.
Fed child already-prepared meals.
Performed range-of-motion exercises and stretches.
Completed transfers from wheelchair to bed, and from floor to chair.
Helped manage the child's personal hygiene with brushing teeth, changing diapers, washing the face and hands, and changing clothes.
to Current Amanda Boden – Seattle,
Cared for two children, a 6-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy on a flexible, as-needed basis
Safely transported children to and from school, dental appointments and extra-curricular activities.
Engaged in after-school activities including sport practice and homework.
Made healthy, organic snacks and meals for 2 children.
Coordinated field trips to local parks, the Pacific Science Center and zoos.
to Current Claudine Lawlor – Seattle,
Cared for two children, a 5-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy on a flexible, as-needed basis.
Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
to Current Darbie Kirk – Seattle,
Cared for three children, a 2-year-old boy, a 6-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy.
Safely transported children to and from school, speech therapy and extra-curricular activities.
Helped children complete homework assignments and school projects.
Carried out regular nap-time/bedtime routines.
Maintained personal hygiene by changing diapers, bathing and dressing the children.
Performed light housework, such as washing dishes, picking up toys and cleaning tables and counters.
Nursery Worker, Preschool Substitute Teacher, 12/2008
to 09/2010 Tri-City Court Club – Kennewick,
Engaged with children individually to meet their emotional and physical needs.
Dressed infants and toddlers and changed their diapers.
Encouraged children to be understanding of and patient with others.
Bottle-fed infants and put infants to sleep for naps.
Sparked imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
Bachelor of Arts: Infant and Child Development and Psychology,
2013 University of Washington - Seattle,
Nursing Assistant Certification, WA Dept of Health, August 2013
Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) Certification, American Heart Association, March 2013