Robyn H

Care Aide

Calgary, Alberta
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3510/month

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Elder care in Calgary, Alberta

Care Aide Golden Life Management/Garden View Village - Kimberley, BC May 2007 to Present Experiences and responsibilities included: Creating schedules, tracking hours and OT, faxing payroll and organizing activities. Answering questions related to and providing tours. Dealing directly with mental health, CHF nurses, Vital Air, case managers and the actual follow through, includes typing changes to care plans. Dealing with and resolving complaints, from residents, families and staff. Scheduling maintenance from service providers and assisting repair men. Dealing with elevator hydraulics over the phone, electrical panel problems and quite literally changing the plumbing in a toilet (manager and myself). Having to be quick, professional and intuitive. Solving problems while saving money. Phillips life line experience, General personal care duties, bowel care, recreation, bathing, all aspects of ADL\'s in a time efficient way. Work Experience: Certified Care Aide since 2003 (B.C. Care Aide Registry) Over 15,000 hours of Experience. Hours include a combination of: Supportive Housing, Assisted Living, Home support, Extended Care. Geriatrics, some experience in ICU and Pediatrics. Portering patients, Adult Day Care and Community. Casual Recreation Aide and Physical Therapy Aide, Convalescent Care and Post-Operative Recovery (transitioning between surgery to facility). Isolation experience, one-on-one supervision (Psychiatric Ward). Alzheimers, Dementia and aggressive units, Palliative care, hospice care. Experience directly dealing with Health Professionals, Doctors, Nurses, Managers, Case Managers, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Best Practice Consultants and familiarity with case conferences, advocating and fall prevention programs. Accomplishments & Educational impacts: Various in-services and educational certificates through current place of employment on med distribution, ostomy care, catheter care, tube feed assistance, C dif, Alzheimer’s and Dementia refreshers, critical response, palliative care, redirection, new approaches along with other related certificates; Personal Accomplishments & impacts: A highly respected position among peers and clients. Trust relationships and that of confidant and friend to many. A highly motivated personality, conquered many personal fears, assisted many through death or their spouses. Close relationships with management and union team, as well as coworkers. Very family atmosphere. Developed a sense of purpose in a very rewarding career. A great sense of pride and meaning. Skills Used: 1) Utilizing a caring problem solving approach to provide client assistance which promotes the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being of the client and family; 2) Assisting clients and family to maintain independent functioning within their capabilities; 3) Communicating effectively with clients, their families and other community health care workers; 4) Performing selected home management and personal assistance skills in a safe and organized manner; 5) Recognizing own beliefs, values and standards as they impact on job responsibilities and personal well-being; 6) Performing job in a responsible and accountable manner. Personal attributes: ?Reliable, Prompt, Friendly, Organized, Great team worker, Accountable, Confident, Responsible, Strong problem solver, Creative, Excel under pressure, Great listener, Very basic ASL, Patient, Caring, Empathetic, Compassionate, motivated, great multi tasker, strong interpersonal skills, Kind. Education Care Aide Certificate in Health Care COTR - Cranbrook, BC 2002 to 2003 Additional Information Unique Facts: Mother to five children ranging from 2 to 14; Excellent Domestic Engineer and Family Co-Coordinator. Respite provider and Caregiver on various occasions for friends with 29 year old son with Soto’s Syndrome (can speak less than 20 words), and epilepsy. Six year old step daughter with \"Wildervank Syndrome\" or cervico-oculo-acoustic syndrome; an 8 chromosome mutation leaving her blind and deaf with both physical and mental disabilities (altered ASL is her only form of communication). Hands on experience with extreme autism (nephew) and down-syndrome both professionally and on a personal basis. Experience with FAS, ADD, and various other cognitive impairments. Care Aide Golden Life Management/Garden View Village - Kimberley, BC May 2007 to Present Experiences and responsibilities included: Creating schedules, tracking hours and OT, faxing payroll and organizing activities. Answering questions related to and providing tours. Dealing directly with mental health, CHF nurses, Vital Air, case managers and the actual follow through, includes typing changes to care plans. Dealing with and resolving complaints, from residents, families and staff. Scheduling maintenance from service providers and assisting repair men. Dealing with elevator hydraulics over the phone, electrical panel problems and quite literally changing the plumbing in a toilet (manager and myself). Having to be quick, professional and intuitive. Solving problems while saving money. Phillips life line experience, General personal care duties, bowel care, recreation, bathing, all aspects of ADL's in a time efficient way. Work Experience: Certified Care Aide since 2003 (B.C. Care Aide Registry) Over 15,000 hours of Experience. Hours include a combination of: Supportive Housing, Assisted Living, Home support, Extended Care. Geriatrics, some experience in ICU and Pediatrics. Portering patients, Adult Day Care and Community. Casual Recreation Aide and Physical Therapy Aide, Convalescent Care and Post-Operative Recovery (transitioning between surgery to facility). Isolation experience, one-on-one supervision (Psychiatric Ward). Alzheimers, Dementia and aggressive units, Palliative care, hospice care. Experience directly dealing with Health Professionals, Doctors, Nurses, Managers, Case Managers, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Best Practice Consultants and familiarity with case conferences, advocating and fall prevention programs. Accomplishments & Educational impacts: Various in-services and educational certificates through current place of employment on med distribution, ostomy care, catheter care, tube feed assistance, C dif, Alzheimer’s and Dementia refreshers, critical response, palliative care, redirection, new approaches along with other related certificates; Personal Accomplishments & impacts: A highly respected position among peers and clients. Trust relationships and that of confidant and friend to many. A highly motivated personality, conquered many personal fears, assisted many through death or their spouses. Close relationships with management and union team, as well as coworkers. Very family atmosphere. Developed a sense of purpose in a very rewarding career. A great sense of pride and meaning. Skills Used: 1) Utilizing a caring problem solving approach to provide client assistance which promotes the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being of the client and family; 2) Assisting clients and family to maintain independent functioning within their capabilities; 3) Communicating effectively with clients, their families and other community health care workers; 4) Performing selected home management and personal assistance skills in a safe and organized manner; 5) Recognizing own beliefs, values and standards as they impact on job responsibilities and personal well-being; 6) Performing job in a responsible and accountable manner. Personal attributes: ?Reliable, Prompt, Friendly, Organized, Great team worker, Accountable, Confident, Responsible, Strong problem solver, Creative, Excel under pressure, Great listener, Very basic ASL, Patient, Caring, Empathetic, Compassionate, motivated, great multi tasker, strong interpersonal skills, Kind. Education Care Aide Certificate in Health Care COTR - Cranbrook, BC 2002 to 2003 Additional Information Unique Facts: Mother to five children ranging from 2 to 14; Excellent Domestic Engineer and Family Co-Coordinator. Respite provider and Caregiver on various occasions for friends with 29 year old son with Soto’s Syndrome (can speak less than 20 words). Six year old step daughter with "Wildervank Syndrome" or cervico-oculo-acoustic syndrome; an 8 chromosome mutation leaving her blind and deaf with both physical and mental disabilities (altered ASL is her only form of communication). Hands on experience with extreme autism (nephew) and down-syndrome both professionally and on a personal basis.


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