Care Companion in Chicago, IL 60614.
Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.
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- Age 29
- 10 years paid experience
Last signed in: Within five months
Home Care Rates $130 per full day
I am a 29 year old caregiver. I received my Certified Nursing Assistant certification in 2011.My primary clinical rotations were in memory care/alz/dementia, post-op rehab, and senior care. I have a background in home-care staffing, years experience working with seniors with various physical and cognitive disabilities. I was a Activities Assistant for Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association, leading adults and seniors with various disabilities in a recreational setting.I am drug/alcohol/smoke free. I am English speaking. I am looking for part-time (30-35hrs) or fill-in hours as a CNA or companion. I am currently in school for a career change to pursue additional certifications in Medical Assisting and Community Health. I have experience in vitals, gait belt, bathing, feeding, and more. I am also pet friendly.
Beyond health, nutrition, and fitness I have a passion for the arts. I was a performer in music and theater for many years and love to sing and dance. I also enjoy cooking and baking. I have worked for several years as a nanny and house manager on the north-shore. I take my jobs/families seriously and have kept in touch with all I have worked for.
Please contact me for any questions or to speak about a position.
Age Specific Experience
10 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
- Mobility assistance
Experience with providing personal care services:
- Feeding and special diet
Experience with providing individualized services:
- Medication Assistance
- Grooming Guidance
- Assistance with Pets
- Meal Planning
Availability & Job Preferences
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)
- Will consider either a part time or full time position
- Available to start on 10/3/2016
My availability is valid through 1/1/17
- Weekday Early Morning
- Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
- Weekday Afternoons
- Weekends Daytime