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Care Caregiver

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted:
March 08, 2019

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REDENTOR R. HERNANDEZ

***-** ******* **** 647-***-****

North, York ON M3H 2X1 ac8p11@r.postjobfree.com

CAREGIVER

Caregiver is a person who assists the elderly by performing a number of tasks; a Caregiver provides compassion, care and assistance to those who need help in everyday living.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATION

3rd Honor – Care Giver Award

Competent - Care Giver Assessment and Certification Program

First Aid and CPR Certified – Red Cross Philippines

Medic First Aid – Qatar Gas CPR Training

Qatar Gas Introduction to Fire Safety II

3rd Place – Non UK Intermediate Certificate in Food Safety

SPECIAL SKILL

Knowledgeable in Basic Computer software (MS Word and MS Excel)

I’m patient and versatile can easily adjust to any circumstances and I’m also a goal oriented person with proven ability to be creative and energetic team member and I value my family more and God fearing person and can perform my given duties and responsibilities with less supervision.

EXPERIENCE

October 2017 – May 2018

Private Caregiver (Mr. Petko Tonev)

Personal care Feeding through NGT, Transfer, Bed bath, Diaper care

December 2005– March 2006

Private Caregiver – (Neighbor)

Feeding through NGT

December 2004 – March 2005

Private Caregiver – (Relatives)

Primary Duties and responsibilities of a Caregiver

Personal Care Assistance

Assist in shower and personal hygiene.

Provide personal grooming, nails, hair and oral care.

If the patient is in the wheelchair - transfer her/him from bed to wheelchair.

Toileting assistance and incontinent care.

Encourage activities in accordance to patient's needs and capabilities.

Maintain a professional image and demonstrate commitment in personal growth.

Health Care

Make an appointment if patient's needs to see a doctor.

Report of sudden changes of the patient's physical mental or emotional health to his/her family or if you’re in a retirement home, report it to the nurse on duty.

Provide good skin care and avoid bed sores.

Give the right medication according to doctor prescription.

Monitoring of vital signs, blood pressure, pulse, temperature and respiration

Documentation of the client's care in appropriate forms

Reminding of prescribed and/or over the counter medication/medications

Reporting of sudden changes of the client's physical, mental or emotional health to the agency and to His or Her family

Provide good skin care and avoid bed sores

Household Management

Maintain the cleanliness of the patient's house or apartment.

Make the patient bed and change the bed sheet regularly.

Wash and dry the patient's clothes regularly.

Wash the dishes and all kitchen utensils.

Do food shopping and etc.

Maintain the cleanliness of the client's house

Make the client's bed and change the bed sheet regularly

Wash and dry the client's clothes regularly

Wash the dishes and all kitchen's utensils

Changes or Things to Be Aware Off

If your patient's has a high blood pressure - Be sure to check her/his blood pressure regularly and report it quickly if there is high and low changes.

Changes in Blood Sugar

If the patient falls, Swelling part of the body, Vomiting, Confusion and Hallucination, Changes in blood pressure (Too high or Too low), Changes in blood sugar (Too high or Too low), If the client falls, Burn, Skin tear, Redness on skin, Weakness, Vomiting, Bleeding, Diarrhea

Confusion and hallucination

Treats patient with respect at all times

Provides personal hygiene care

Assists the male client to shave daily.

Assists in serving and feeding.

Use safety measures for patients and self when using body mechanics, side-rails, collapsible tubs, etc.

Assists with restorative nursing procedures: good body alignment, bed positioning, range of motion exercise, transferring patients.

Assists the client to the bathroom as necessary.

Attends scheduled therapy sessions for better understanding of a client's needs and progress.

Encourages and assists the client to attend all therapies and programs ordered by the doctor.

Plans and organizes care so that patients can attend activities or therapies as scheduled.

Observes and reports unusual symptoms, changes, accidents and injuries.

Make beds and clean room on a daily basis.

Maintains good standards of cleanliness and grooming.

Must have good physical health and be willing to be on her/his feet during the entire work shift.

Participates in patient care conferences.

Dressing assistance -- Can be 15 minutes in morning and/or evening.

Personal grooming – Brushing teeth, washing, shaving, fingernail and toenail care, etc.

Bathing and shampoo – Assisting into the shower or bath, and/or actual help with bathing. The caregiver is usually present for the entire bathing activity and does not leave the patient alone. Specify how many times per week.

Transferring - From bed, chair, toilet, into vehicle, etc.

Toileting - Various levels of assistance may be needed for this issue. Cleanliness and dryness are important not only for physical comfort but also for overall hygiene to prevent spreading bacteria. Specifics should be detailed with the caregiver.

Medication – All medication assistance must be administered with strict adherence to doctors’ orders. No changes should be made without family and doctor approval. However, help can be as simple as assuring medication is taken, to preparation, to actual administration.

Meal preparation and serving – Which meals and how many times per week. A nutritious menu must be discussed and approved, consistent with the patient’s dietary requirements.

Mail and newspaper – Brought in daily. Decisions should be made regarding who will read and deal with the mail if the patient has vision or cognitive impairment.

Housekeeping – Caregiver duties can include cleaning, making beds, doing dishes, laundry, ironing as needed, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and especially maintaining sanitation, which includes regular garbage removal.

Transportation – To and from appointments, stores, entertainment, adult day care.

Errands and shopping – The patient may be able to go out with escort assistance, or errands may need to be done by the caregiver.

Ambulation assistance – Whether the patient is able to walk or is confined to a wheelchair, it is important to exercise regularly. The doctor may have given guidelines for exercise, so discuss the type of walking or exercise needed and how frequently.

Companionship – Assisting with attendance at social events, escorting to adult day care, or the caregiver provides social activities such as reading aloud to the patient, playing games or doing crafts and hobbies.

Management of symptoms – If the patient suffers from an illness that causes pain, rashes, lesions, swelling, breathing difficulties, etc., the doctor’s recommendations for procedures must be discussed.

Therapy – Either occupational or physical. This may be part of elderly home care, or the patient may go to an outside physical therapy facility. Some continuous care campuses have physical therapy on site.

Emergency service – Important contact information is needed for both a senior home care service and elderly long-term care facility. Make sure you have an emergency contact sheet hanging on the refrigerator that lists the family contact, any serious elderly problems, primary care doctor, any specialists, hospital, pharmacy, etc. Discuss with the senior home care service whether the caregiver will administer CPR before or after dialing 911/ any emergency number.

Medical care – Caregiver duties provided by an RN or LPN, (or else staff in the facility) depending on the circumstances and as recommended by a doctor.

Hospice care – Hospice care is usually in duration of 6 months or less, to keep patient physically and emotionally comfortable during transition period.

Communicating – Both progress and any issues should be communicated by a healthcare service with the family.

TRAININGS

Computer on wheels 2010 – a government project to educate and enhance people’s awareness about basic computer software.

Settlement house for Children (Paco Manila Philippines) 2006 – worked with abandoned children ages 9 months till 6 years old, provide a wide range of assistance and instructions, assist various client’s in their celebrations held in the settlement house.

DSWD (Mandaluyong Manila Philippines) 2006 – worked with mentally ill patient, rehabilitation, provides assistance and instructions direct from the superiors.

Physical Therapy Clinic (Calumpit, Bulacan Philippines) 2006 – worked with patients from those people who suffered from strokes, assist clients in mobilization and rehabilitation of their muscles by instructions of superiors Therapist and Doctors.

Orthopedic Hospital (D.R.T. Pulilan, Bulacan) 2006 where I learned taking vital signs, recording and documentation, assessment information regarding to the history of illness of patients therapeutic and scientific observation and making the safety of the patient is a top line of my duty.

EDUCATION

Liceo de Pulilan

Course: Caregiver

Graduated: 2006

FCAT Baliuag Bulacan

Course: Dental Tech (undergraduate)

Graduated: 1997 – 1998

St. Dominic Academy High School

Graduated: 1996

AFFILIATION

I’m assigned at ARAMCO Khursaniyah Projects as a Housing Clerk turned Admin. Assistant under the supervision of Mr. Hamad D. Dakheel Camp Administrator handling inquiries and reservation and clerical jobs, part time CAREGIVER for Mr. Al-Hajri.

I have attended the Philippine National Red Cross Training where I learned the basic Survival Skills and the First Aid Training.

PERSONAL DATA

Age : 39 years old

Sex : Male

Date of birth : September 25, 1978

Place of birth : Mandaluyong Metro Manila

Civil Status : Married

Citizenship : Filipino

Religion : Roman Catholic

Height : 5 feet 6 inches

Weight : 80 kg

Languages : English, Japanese, Arabic, French, Tagalog (Filipino)

Passport Number : EB9690203

My desire, my passion, expertise in life, I need to excel in everything I do and to improve my family’s status makes me more suitable aspirant for the position I applied for.

I hereby declare that the particulars in this form are true to the best of my knowledge and it’s completely sincere.

Redentor R. Hernandez



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