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Kim T. - Longmont Care Companion

Kim T. Care Companion in Longmont, CO 80504. Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.

  • CPR Training

Longmont, CO

  • Age 49
  • 8 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: Within four months

Home Care Rates $10 per hour

Kim’s Bio

Kimberly A. Tapia LPN
Licensed Practical Nurse, State of Colorado License # 46280
1252 Fall River Circle, Longmont, Co 80504
720-352-0209 Kimbawilliams@yahoo.com

Qualifications and objective:
Reliable, high energy nurse with sound nursing skills and a demonstrated commitment to service and performance excellence. Highly flexible team player looking for a challenging position which will utilize my diverse skills.

Relevant Work Experience:
Harmony Foundation, Estes Park Co May 1,2008-July 1,2012
LPN, with IV Certification - Performs admissions, discharges and client assessment s on daily basis. Monitor and chart client’s v/s, physical and emotional status. Note and carry out physicians orders and safely account for medications given for 20-30 clients on a daily basis. Skin assessment, venous punctures, wound care and client education given on individual basis. Have been instrumental in educating staff on a biannual basis on areas such as dialectical behavior therapy and correlation of anxiety, panic attacks and insomnia. Responsible for networking and obtaining professional contact to initiate a web-based pilot non-medicinal program to help outpatients with insomnia issues. Have over 91 continuing education credits in a wide array of nursing and psychotherapy and addiction topics. Licensed by the AHA to Instruct CPR, AED and First Aid (BLS) and teach classes to facility staff on a monthly basis.

CNA August 2003 - May 2006
Direct client care for elderly clients with multiple medical needs. Able to multitask and work independently, safely always focusing on client care and satisfaction. Employed as a freelance nurse as well as contracted nurse with various agencies.

BCSD, Boulder, CO May 2001-July 2003
Emergency 911 Dispatcher, Employed with Boulder County Sheriff Department handling emergency calls and dispatching police, fire and ambulance. Able to stay calm in crisis and communicate with multiple agencies during high stress situations.

Education and Certifications:
AHA Certified BLS Instructor (CPR, AED, and First Aid Instructor) Expiration 01/31/2013
Practical Nursing with IV Certification Front Range Community College

References: References and suppo

Experience

Age Specific Experience

8 years paid experience with:

  • Under 55 years old
  • 55 to 64 years old
  • 65 to 74 years old
  • 75 to 84 years old
  • Over 85 years old

Experience with providing basic care services:

  • Conversation and companionship
  • Safety supervision
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Social activities
  • Light housekeeping
  • Exercise/Physical activities
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Shopping
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Feeding and special diet
  • Toileting

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Grooming Guidance
  • Assistance with Pets
  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition Education
  • Mobility Training

Experience with providing health & medical services:

  • Wound Care
  • Pain Management
  • IV Therapy/Injections
  • Diabetic Care
  • Ostomy Care

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to provide visiting care

  • Short term (1 to 3 months)
  • Temporary (4 to 12 months)
  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)

Job Duration

  • Will consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible

Availability

My availability is valid through 1/5/14

  • Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons
  • Weekends Daytime

References

Kay M. is a reference for Kim T. Relationship: Friend
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