Other Qualifications, Certifications and Credentials
My Certifications Include:
American Red Cross - 2011
-Certified Nursing Assistant
-CPR/AED for Healthcare provider
-First Aid Training
My name is Maria and I am seeking employment as a home caregiver. I have over 20 years of experience working and caring for the older generation. I am confident that I can provide you with the superior quality of service that you desire in a caregiver/home companion for you or your loved one. My years of experience include working with patients/clients that ranged from semi-dependent to almost totally disable....
My name is Maria and I am seeking employment as a home caregiver. I have over 20 years of experience working and caring for the older generation. I am confident that I can provide you with the superior quality of service that you desire in a caregiver/home companion for you or your loved one. My years of experience include working with patients/clients that ranged from semi-dependent to almost totally disable. My training includes college course work as a certified nursing assistant, county training as a CAPP worker and numerous classes through Easter Seals and Red Cross training programs. I have a good work ethic and I feel confident in saying that I am an honest and a genuinely caring individual. I have impeccable references, including those from families on Jupiter Island that I was with over 5 years. Those that I care for are treated the way I would want my parents treated; with love and respect. ***Safety, dignity, kindness, respect and independence are what I seek to promote. My Professional Skills Include: * Provide patient care such as bathing, dressing, toileting and feeding * Assist in care of patient with external or internal urinary catheters; nasogastric tubes; * Intravenous tubes; and oxygen therapy * Apply non-medical topical ointments to intact skin surfaces * Apply non-sterile dry dressings and bandages * Take and record temperature, pulse and respiration using various methods * Take and record blood pressure * Understand factors affecting vital signs and know normal ranges * Recognize signs and symptoms of distress and provide immediate intervention * Assist in ambulating, using rules of body mechanics * Transfer and turn patients for comfort and safety * Assist in preventing the physical complications of inactivity * Assist in appropriate range of motion exercises * Promote individual activities of daily living
CERTIFICATIONS: American Red Cross - 2011 * Certified Nursing Assistant * CPR/AED for the professional rescuer * First Aid Training * Bloodborne Pathogen * HIV/AIDS * Oxygen COURSE COMPLETIONS: American Red Cross - 2011 * Domestic Violence * OSHA/HIPPA * Assisting with medication Humboldt County Social Services 1991 * Child Assault Prevention Specialist Orange County California Regional Occupations - 1982 * Nurse Assistant Easter Seals - 1982 * Special Needs
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