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Caregiver in Hamilton

 

 
 
 
Lindsay H.     Age 26      Female      Hamilton, ON  - 21 Duke St
 
Member ID: 336510 
Seeking work as a : Caregiver / Companion or Personal Support Worker 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
 
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  About Me
 
I am a hardworking individual, I have experience with an array of different disabilities and training based in geriatrics (rehabilitation, dementia, palliative, and residential). My first language is English, and I can communicate on a in simple conversations with American Sign Language.

EDUCATION
Health Care Assistant Certificate
Vancouver Island University - Nanaimo, BC 2014
Adapted American Sign Language
Canadian Deafblind Association - Paris, ON 2017
Standard First Aid CPR-C
Canadian Red Cross - St. Catharines, ON 2016
Violence Prevention Modules
HEABC - Nanaimo, BC 2014
Food Safe Level 1
Island Health, Nanaimo, BC 2014
 
 
 
Valid Driver's License:
Yes 
Has a Vehicle:
No 
Can Swim Well:
Yes 
Smoking Status:
Smoker but will abstain when with children 
Comfortable with pets:
Yes 
Languages spoken:
English, English 
 
My Nationality:
Canadian 
Police Check:
Willing to obtain 
Eligible to work in Canada:
Yes 
Civil Status:
Married 
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
 
 
 
  Work Experience & Education Background
 
5 years experience, 2 references

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE
Building Superintendent
Homestead Land Holdings Limited – Hamilton, ON – March 2018 to Present
• Detail Cleaning of a 20 story building, Showing applicants available apartments, receiving and preparing cheques for the accounting office, on call for emergencies 7 out of every 14 days.
Micro-Board Member
Going Forth Society – August 2016 to Present
• Volunteer member of a government funded micro-board that cares for a woman with disabilities. Assisted in interviews for new disability support workers, help make decisions on big expenses, and informed of any changes to the individual's health.
Intervenor
Canadian Deafblind Association Ontario Chapter - St. Catharines, ON - June 2016 to February 2018
• Care for 3 low-functioning individuals with severe disabilities that manifested into deafblindness. 2 out of 3 requiring total care.
Respite Support Worker
Private Care – Niagara Falls, ON - October 2017 to February 2018
• Care for a young woman with low-functioning autism and epilepsy.
Disability Support Worker
Going Forth Society - Colwood, BC - 2014 to 2016
• Care for a middle aged woman with severe fetal alcohol syndrome and borderline personality disorder, and assistance in training her emotional support dog.
Personal Support Worker
It’s All About H*****’s Care Society - Nanaimo, BC - 2013 to 2014
• Care for a woman in her late twenties who speaks with an alternative communication device and suffers from quadriplegia and cerebral palsy in activities of daily living and personal care on a 1:1 basis.
2013 AND EARLIER EXPIERIENCE
Private Care – Youth Disability Support Worker
Island Health Home Support Services – CSW Practicum Student
Dufferin Place – HCA Practicum Student
Travellers Lodge – HCA Practicum Student
Summer and Beyond – Kiosk Sales Associate
Staples – Customer Service Representative
Bath & Body Works – Sales Floor Team Member
Nanaimo White Rapids Swim Club – Volunteer Swim Coach
KFC/Taco Bell – Cashier and Fry Cook
 
 
 
Skills:
   Ambulation Assistance
 
   Bathing Assistance
 
   Bed Bath
 
   Bed Pan
 
   Catheter/ Colostomy Care
 
   Dressing Grooming assistance
 
   Heavy Patient lifting & transfer
 
   Hoyer Lift
 
   Oxygen Administration
 
   Patient Positioning
 
   Range of Motion Exercise
 
   Toileting Assistance
 
   Tube Feeding
 
 
Experience and skills with following Diagnosis :
   Alzheimer's
 
   Amputee
 
   Arthritis
 
   Bedridden
 
   Congestive Heart Failure
 
   Decubitus Ulcers
 
   Dementia
 
   Diabetes
 
   Fractured Hip
 
   Hearing Impairment
 
   Hospice
 
   Incontinence (diapers)
 
   Malnutrition
 
   Osteoporosis
 
   Paralysis
 
   Parkinson's
 
   Pneumonia
 
   Quad/ Paraplegic Care
 
   Shingles
 
   Speech Impairment
 
   Stroke
 
   Ventilator Dependent
 
   Visual Impairment
 
Education/Training:
Caregiver / Companion, Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate , Health Care Aides (HCA) Certificate, Home Support Worker , First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate 
 
  Job Preferences
 
Seeking work as a :
Caregiver / Companion or Personal Support Worker 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
40 - 50 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   As Long as Needed
 
Prefer to work in:
   Home Health Care
 
   Retirement Homes
 
   Clinic / Hospital
 
 
Desired Start Date:
August 05, 2019 
Desired Salary:
$20/Hour or $3200 - $3400/month 
Willing to travel :
Yes 
Duties:
   Housekeeping
 
   Laundry
 
   Grocery Shopping
 
   Meal Planning / Preparation
 
   Supervise Home
 
   Errands
 
   Clean Bathroom
 
   Assist with Pet Care
 
   Assist with Walking
 
   Vacuuming
 
   Hand Wash Dishes
 
   Escort to Appointments
 
   Plan Visits, Outings, & Trips to Visit Neighbours, Friends, Family
 
   Bathing Assistance
 
   Alzheimer/Dementia Care
 
   Palliative Care
 
   Parkinson Care
 
   Lifts and Transfers