$15/hr hourly rate $150/day live-in rate FULL-time availability

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Hi, I am Paula, and I am seeking a position as a Senior Caregiver. I have 12 years and 8 wonderful families of experience as an extremely patient, gentle, compassionate, and professional Senior Caregiver. In addition, I come with excellent personal and previous employer references. I am passionate about helping seniors live happy, fulfilling, independent, and dignified lives within and outside the comfort of their homes. I am committed to providing companionship and home care that enhances daily living. I have hands on experience in monitoring glucose levels, blood pressure, vital signs, pulse, temperature, and respiration. I am highly skilled in the ability to encourage activities in keeping with the client's needs and capabilities. I am experienced with assisting in shower, toileting, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, grooming, mobility, ambulation, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, incontinence care, transferring and feeding. I have in depth experience with bedside patient care and medication management. I am a great cook, with a thorough understanding of preparing nutritious meals, including but not limited to, (All Medical Special Diets). I have comprehensive experience of grocery shopping, running errands, performing laundry, light housekeeping, and transporting to and from appointments.

Employment

Employer Position Location From To
David and Laura Dill In Home Senior Caregiver Jacksonville 7/5/16 10/31/16
Carole Sandman (PT) Live In Caregiver/Companion Jacksonville, FL. 11/23/15 4/1/17
Ardnas Health Live-In Senior Caregiver Jacksonville 4/1/17 9/15/17
Essie Mae Sullivan Live in Senior Caregiver Jacksonville, FL. 12/1/05 5/1/08
Grace Solomon Live in Senior Caregiver Jacksonville, FL. 6/1/08 5/1/11
Sharon Bennett Live in Senior Caregiver Jacksonville, FL. 6/1/11 3/1/13
Lucille Tanner Live In Senior Caregiver Jacksonville, FL. 4/1/13 5/1/14
Thomas and Lucille Sofge Live In Senior Caregiver Jacksonville, FL. 7/1/14 9/1/15
Carole Sandman (PT) Live In Caregiver/Companion Jacksonville 9/16/17 Present

Education

School Name From To Degree
Florida State College at Jacksonville 1975 1977 Associate’s Degree

Related Interests & Hobbies

Visiting the elderly at nursing homes, cooking, reading, libraries, movies, walking, swimming and chess.

Languages

English

Experience With

Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease

Blood Disorders

Cancer Recovery

Cardiovascular Disorders

Diabetes

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Neurological Disorders

Orthopedic Care

Parkinson's Disease

Post Surgery Recovery

Renal and Urological Disorders

Hoyer Lift

Stroke

First Aid Training

Transferring/Balance Support