Level-headed care provider who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Committed to helping patients maintain the highest possible level of independent living. Highly dependable and compassionate, strong belief in importance of companionship and support in patient care.
Tubule feedings and medications familiarity
Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
Wound care knowledge
Efficient and reliable team player, highly dependable
Extremely fast learner
Willing to be CPR/First Aid certified
to 08/2010 Stroke Patient – Lansing,
Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
Helped patient move in and out of bed, wheelchair and automobiles. Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands; cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
Personal Care Attendant06/2003
to 09/2009 Alzheimer/Dementia Patient – Lansing,
Live-in 24 hour companion (on bi-weekly basis,) and health aide for patient; kept home clean and in good condition.
Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
Administered prescribed oral medications; managed wound care for pressure ulcers and bed sores under written direction of Physician and as directed by Home Care Nurse.
Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
to 01/2009 Multiple Sclerosis Patient - D.O.O.R.S./Private – Calumet City,
Assisted patient with her daily living activities; bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, exercise, feeding and elimination.
Managed her diet intake, cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
Administered and maintained medication schedule; both oral and injections at sites, as instructed by Medical Doctor.
Changed bed linens, washed and ironed laundry and cleaned patient quarters.
Certification: PC Plus Program1998Sullivan & Cogliano Training Center-
Business Administration/Computer ScienceDeferredTruman College-
Business AdministrationDeferredHarold Washington College-