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Tamela-maria M.|Hampton, VA

$10-20/hr 9 yrs exp 34 yrs old

Caring And Giving Caretaker

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My goal is to gain formal leadership, counseling, teaching and/ or activity training and experience in the field of Health care, Special Needs/Education and/care giving. I am a mother of three and an experienced Certified Nursing Assistant with good knowledge and understanding of development factors specific to adult, child and geriatrics. I have 3 plus years hospice and palliative care experience. I have a strong medical ethics and strong clinical judgment. I am a people person with a great bedside manner. I have experience with Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care. I have the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines. I am patient and family-focused. I am Pre/Post-surgical care specialized. I have a strong knowledge of infection control standards. I have experience with acute and rehabilitative care and custodial care. I can provide healthy meal preparation and alphabetical/numerical filing. I can help with body mechanics, daily living activity assistance. I can obtain and chart vital signs. I can help with patient positioning and transporting. I can provide feeding assistance. I can assist with wound care. I have completed a Nurse's Aide Program in 2008. I have experience as a Home Health Aide/ CNA from 03/2010 to present. I have taken and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. I have extensive experience working in homes with disabled children and adults. I have ensured safety and the well-being of patients. I have assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming. I have provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for patients of all ages. I have worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. I have provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients. I have assisted patients with games, crafts, cooking, music, reading and other activities. I have provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities. I have assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring. I am often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. I have provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer and Alzheimer's.
Reviewed by Renee L. 5/5 stars
"T" was very pleasant and professional and always had a wonderful smile! She was hired for overnight care for my elderly mother, whose health has improved enough that she no longer needs outside overnight care, the family can do it. I would definitely recommend Tamela to care for your loved one!
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