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Amina D. Care Companion in Arlington, VA 22209. Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.

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Arlington, VA

  • Age 45
  • 10 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Home Care Rates $10 per hour

Amina’s Bio

-Assist patients with bathing, grooming, and oral hygiene
-Assist with elimination, including bed pan, urinal, up to the bathroom, routine catheter care, external colostomy, and skin care
-Assist patients with turning, getting up in a chair, getting into and out of bed, including the use of mechanical lifting equipment/the use of wheelchairs and walkers, and walking
-Assist with prescribed exercises and walking
-Take and record vital signs, temperature, pulse, and respiration
-Measure and record fluid intake and output
-Observe residents to report physical and behavioral symptoms to medical personnel in charge
-Maintain clean and dry bed, changes bed linen, gathers and deposits soiled laundry
-Assist patients with dressing, bathing, oral hygiene and related personal care
-Independently provided daily living assistance to elderly patients including but not limited to: cooking, cleaning, and personal hygiene

Experience

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
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Feeding and special diet
  • Toileting

Experience with providing individualized services:

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

Experience with providing health & medical services:

  • Wound Care
  • Pain Management
  • Diabetic 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 4/4/14

  • Open availability on weekdays (M-F)

Skills & Abilities

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
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