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Charles Collins
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Professional Summary
Experienced caregiver with CPR and First Aid certifications. Organized and collaborative team player with strong and interpersonal skills. Proficient in caring for geriatric patients to improve overall health and wellbeing.
Skills
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Med and MAT certified
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Active Learning
  • Time Management
Experience
Elder Caregiver 02/2015 to Present
Edna Lacy - Chesapeake, Va
  • Accompany client to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

 

  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.

 

  • Maintain medicine upkeep to ensure client is taking medication at the scheduled time.
Elder Caregiver 07/2014 to Present
Teresa Sasser - Portsmouth , Va
  • Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.

 

  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.

 

  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.

 

  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.

 

  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
Elder Caregiver 01/2014 to 06/2014
Helen Mason - Portsmouth, Va
  •  Oversaw the general health and well being of client during overnight hours.
  • Administer bedside or personal care.

 

  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.

 

  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.

 

  • Gather information from caregivers, nurses, or physicians about patient condition, treatment plans, or appropriate activities.

 

  • Remind patients to take medications or nutritional supplements.
Elder Caregiver 11/2012 to 10/2013
Marion Grimes - Portsmouth, Va
  • Monitor or evaluate medical conditions of patient in collaboration with other health care professionals.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.

 

  • Assist patient with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.

 

  • Care for patient by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.

 

  • Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to patient, according to prescribed diet.

 

  • Direct patient in simple prescribed physical therapy exercises.

 

  • Entertain, converse with, and read aloud to patient to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

 

  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.

 

  • Massage patients or apply preparations or treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs, or heat-lamp stimulation.

 

  • Assisted in patients' hospice care.

 

Direct Caregiver 06/2010 to 05/2013
Independent Perspectives - Chesapeake, Va
  • Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.
  • Organize, supervise, and encourage patient participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.

 

  • Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.

 

  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms, bathrooms, examination rooms, or other patient areas.

 

  • Collect and transport infectious or hazardous waste in closed containers for sterilization or disposal, in accordance with applicable law, standards, or policies.

 

  • Provide physical support to patients to assist them to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.

 

  • Change soiled linens, such as bed linens, drapes, or cubicle curtains.

 

  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.

 

  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.

 

  • Performed first aid and initiated emergency response procedures.
Day care attendent 06/2008 to 08/2010
Girls Inc. - Chesapeake, Va
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.

 

  • Sanitize toys and play equipment.

 

  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.

 

  • Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.

 

  • Perform general personnel functions, such as supervision, training, and scheduling.

 

  • Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.

 

  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.

 

  • Help children with homework and school work.

 

  • Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.

 

  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.

 

  • Accompany children to and from school, on outings, and to medical appointments.

 

  • Organize and participate in recreational activities and outings, such as games and field trips.

 

  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician to children requiring medication.

 

Education
Deep Creek High Jun 2006 Chesapeake, VA
High School Diploma:
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Previous Companies:

  • Edna Lacy
  • Teresa Sasser
  • Helen Mason

Previous Job Positions:

  • Elder Caregiver
  • Direct Caregiver
  • Day care attendent

Schools:

  • Deep Creek High

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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