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CNA/Direct Caretaker/Psych Tech

Houston, TX, 77033
$8.00 Hourly
August 15, 2012

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Dina Y. Rodgers

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Houston, Texas ***33

Phone: 832-***-****


Professional Summary

As a former licensed cosmetologist and owner of a salon, I have over 20+ years of customer service experience. I would like to transfer that expertise onto the field of patient centered care in the role of a CNA, accepting responsibilities, as well as effectively utilizing my communication, leadership, and organizational skills.


Certified Nursing Assistant

Skill Highlights

Operate Windows Operating System from Windows 95 to Windows 7

CPR/BLS and First Aid Certified

PMAB Certification (preventive management of aggressive behavior)

Professional Experience

October 2008 to Current

Hold My Hand Residential Treatment Facility Houston, Tx

Direct Caretaker

Direct Caretaker Administers as well as pull, count, document, and assemble psychotropic medication for various shifts.

Trained in de-escalating clients and keeping the environment in a calm state.

Experienced in computerized charting on client's behavior.

Proofread all charts and correct any grammatical errors.

Teach life skills to female adolescents.

June 2012 to August 2012

Love and Joy Personal Care Homes Houston, Tx.


Assist MHMR and IDD individuals with ADL.

Administers or provide medication reminders.

Specializing in caring for quadriplegic patients.

Experience with Hoyer lifting patients.

Meals and Housekeeping.

08/11 to Current

The Merrit Family Houston, Tx.


Medication reminders.

Meals and housekeeping.

Assist with activities of daily living.

Hold My Hand Adolescent Treatment Facility, Houston, Tx.

May 2007 to September 2008

Loop Medical and Industrial Clinic Houston, Tx.

Office Assistant

Sought out claims reimbursement from insurance adjuster.

Light typing, filing, and some medical billing and coding.

Prepped patients for physical therapies.

January 2005 to September 2008

T & M Housekeeping and Business Services Houston, TX

Housekeeper and Sales Consultant

Ran an operated a small housekeeping and nanny service.

Independent contractor with ADT Security Alarms.

Solicit and wrote alarm contracts for homeowners as well as business owners.

August 2000 to November 2004

Planting Seeds Beauty & Barber Salon Houston, Tx


Even though the physical building of Planting Seeds no longer exist, for special occasions I will provide hair services for former client?s in their homes.

As the owner/operator, I successfully managed, supervised and interacted with customers, stylist, and vendors.

Responsible for the total operation and productivity of the salon.

Education and Training

Houston Community College Houston, Tx

Associate of Applied Science Healthcare

2012-2013 School Year

2012 Academy of Exceptional Healthcare Training Houston, Tx

CNA Certification Nursing Assistant

1985 Evan E. Worthing Sr. High Houston, Tx

High School Diploma General Education

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