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Care Assistant / Personal support worker

Location:
Ramat HaSharon, Gush Dan, Israel
Posted:
February 20, 2020

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Prasad Gunarathna

Ani Ma’amin **, Ramat Hasharon, Israel.

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adbv8a@r.postjobfree.com

Healthcare/ Nurse Assistant, Caregiver, Aged care worker / Disability worker

CAREER SUMMARY

Experienced astute and multi-certified Healthcare / Nurse Assistant, Caregiver, Aged care worker and Disability worker with over 6 years of experience in geriatric care, Disability care, Dementia care, Dementia Communication Strategies, First aid & CPR within a care home facility and assisted living environments. Recognized for ability to provide emotional and physical support to clients and staffs. Possess exceptional communication abilities, as well as cultural sensitivity to deal with a diverse range of people. Exceptionally sensitive and dedicated Caregiver with a strong record of health care service and client satisfaction. Adept at handling a variety of client issues and problems with kindness and professionalism. Dedicated and compassionate provider of elder care, companionship and comfort for senior citizen residents of assisted living and memory care communities. Patient, personable and professional in responding to resident needs, with a gentle touch and caring attitude centered on treating all with dignity and respect.

Over the years, I have begged numerous and diverse certificates, these includes certification in Basic First Aid & CPR, AED from Magen David Adom, National ambulance service of Israel, NVQ Level - III Certification in Care giving (National vocational Qualification level – 3), and IVQ Level - II Specialist Diploma in Healthcare from City & Guilds, United Kingdom. I also completed diploma program in Healthcare at Surado Campus, Pannipitiya, Srilanka. I am vast, competent and experienced for the care-giving job to benefit your organization.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Alzheimer, dementia, Parkinson and Paralysis care

Hospice & Respite care

End of life care

Terminally ill patients ( bedridden ) Care

Hydro therapy

Nutritional Meal Preparation

Grooming assistance

Indoor and outdoor activities

Laundry

Customer service

Social stimulation

Health condition monitoring

Memory Care

Dementia Communication Strategies

Anxiety Reduction

Social Interaction

Cognitive Support

Psycho-Emotional Care

Warm Companionship

Reading, Games & Activities

On-Site & Off-Site Events

Independent Living Facilitation

Physical Care

Bathing & Personal Hygiene

Dressing Assistance

Meal & Feeding Support

Emergency CPR & First Aid

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information.

Possess a good level of physical fitness, and basic emergency techniques knowledge

A good team player and ability to work individually without supervision.

Excellent grasp of basic caregiving procedures.

Calm, upbeat demeanor to give patients more than just a caregiver but to give them a friend

Active listening skills to take my time to understand what a patient is trying to communicate

Capability to monitor effectively and tell when something needs to be changed to a patient’s routine

Detail-oriented professional with well-honed administrative and documentation skills.

Equipped with excellent research and client relations skills, coupled with the ability to effectively prioritize and manage a broad range of responsibilities.

A high work ethic, concern for and commitment to quality, a flexible, proactive approach, and a team player. Flexibility to work outside normal office hours and travel as required.

Can work effectively with management to ensure deadlines are met and client and candidate needs are served.

Ability to Multi task, while maintaining confidential information.

Energetic, ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task I undertake or situation that I am presented with.

Very capable with working in a team and encourage other members to achieve objectives.

Possess a terrific Language Proficiency – IELTS 6.5 overall

WORK EXPERIENCE

Live-in Care giver 2018 to Present

Abarbanel family, Nathan caregivers / herziliya, Israel

Key Contributions:

Assisting an 85 year old physically disabled wheelchair bound client in his own home with all his daily needs including personal hygiene, dressing, turning positions and transferring, light housekeeping and preparing meals.

Overseeing my client’s schedules consisting of exercise routines, doctor appointments, medication intake, recreational activities, and family visits.

Live-in Care giver 2016 - 2018

Shamah family, AB Caregivers /Kfar Sava, Israel.

Key Contributions:

Cared for an 89 year old individual lives with wife and family.

Performed light housekeeping duties including cleaning and meal preparation.

Assisted client with bathing, clothing, and feeding

Followed care plan and encourage client to engage in physical activities daily to keep him healthy.

Improved client's emotional wellbeing by taking to his favorite places, played games etc.

Assisted my client to attend family gatherings on all special occasions and holidays.

Healthcare Assistant/ Residential Care worker 2013 – 2016

Royal Nursing Home pvt Ltd, Nawinna, Srilanka.

Key Contributions:

Cared for an average of 7 different clients on a rotational schedule

Performed light housekeeping duties with in the care home facility

Assisted assigned clients with basic needs such as bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding etc.

Followed care plans, Home regulations, health & safety procedures and ensured safety practices were consistently implemented.

Supported superiors in organizing leisure activities for residents.

Service Crew 2011 – 2013

Riza Food Services Co. Ltd, Saudi Arabia.

Key Contributions:

Prepared all the fast food items according to the cooking standards

Maintained cleanliness of equipment and the surrounding

Assisted supervisors, mangers and other team members to achieve daily tasks

Maintained good personal Hygiene

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

NVQ Level - III Certification in Care giving (National vocational Qualification level – 3)

Specialist Diploma in Healthcare from City & Guilds, United Kingdom ( IVQ Level 2 Qualification)

Specialized diploma program in Healthcare at Surado Campus, Pannipitiya, Srilanka.

Diploma in English

IELTS ( 6.5 Overall in general module )

Certification in Computer for Office Environment ( MS Office )

GCE Ordinary Level & Advance Level Examination held by Government Of Sri Lanka

Certification in AED, CPR & First Aid – valid till may,2021 ( from Magen David Adom, National ambulance service,Israel) – 22 hours Program

Country Specific Training Course in Care giving for Israel, by The Sri Lanka Bureau Of Foreign Employment - 300 Hours

Attended Aquatic Therapy and swimming course

Attended a seminar on Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy

Attended a work shop on Geriatric care



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