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Farida M.     Age 42      Female      Calgary, AB  - 2312 181 skyview Ranch Manor NE
 
Member ID: 327416 
Seeking work as a : Mother's Helper or Caregiver 
Position Type: Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
 
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  About Me
 
All my life I always gave time for people in needs. I have 6 years of experience as a Nurse in Rwanda and I have been involved in helping people as a Health Care Aide volunteer for now 5 years. Helping people make me feel proud and in peace with myself. I am fluent in French, Swahili, Kinyarwanda and I also have basic knowledge in English.
Highlights of my qualification are:
 Nurse expertise: I have a Nurse Diploma from Rwanda and I have experience working with a variety of people. I also have knowledge in health that can be useful while working as a Caregiver.
 Home Care experience: I already have 5 years of experience in Home Caregiver volunteering and I particularly like helping people in their home.
 Passionate: I am passionate about helping people in need and always try to be involve by helping the most vulnerable member of our community.
I would love to help you family member in their daily life by using my expertise and my natural patience and empathy.
Regards,
Farida
 
 
 
Valid Driver's License:
No 
Has a Vehicle:
No 
Can Swim Well:
Yes 
Smoking Status:
Non-Smoker 
Comfortable with pets:
No 
Languages spoken:
French, French, Swahili and Kinyarwanda 
 
My Nationality:
African 
Police Check:
Yes 
Eligible to work in Canada:
Yes 
Civil Status:
Married 
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
Muslim 
 
 
  Work Experience & Education Background
 
7 years experience, 2 references
Profile
I have 7 years of experience working as a nurse in my country, including an expertise in working with elderly
people. I have always been passionate about helping people in need and would love to have to opportunity to
continue doing what I love in Calgary. I am well known for my dynamism and my ability to make people feel
comfortable. I am flexible and ready to work starting on June 17th, 2019. I am fluent in French, Swahili and Kinyarwanda and I have basic English skills.

Related Work Experience

Volunteer Health Care Aide NGO Al amal 2016 - 2018
 Visited vulnerable people at home every week.
 Assisted the patient with personal hygiene.
 Helped in housekeeping duties.
 Prepared meals.
 Shared time and discussed.
 Gave advice on health and how to improve life condition.

Volunteer Caregiver Abishiyzehamwe Association 2013 - 2018
 Visited patients in the hospital.
 Gave milk every Saturday.
 Offered companionship and conversation.
 Created fund raising to help people pay the hospital bills.

Nurse Ingoboka Dispensary 2002 - 2005
 In charge of 3 to 4 people per day.
 Took vital signs 2 times a day to every half hour, depending on the patient health condition.
 Observed and recorded changes in condition of patients.
 Conducted vaccines and perfusion and gave drugs to convalescent.

Aide pharmacist Pharmacie Remede 2001 - 2002
 Greeted customers in person and answers phone calls.
 Listened and understand clients’ issues to give advice.
 Read medical prescriptions and gave the accurate medication to the clients.
 In charge of the drugs inventory every 2 days.

Nurse Ruhengeri Hospital 1995 - 1998
Because of the Rwandan genocide, I had to treat a lot of war-wounded. 65 of my experience was in the
surgical department but I also worked in the pediatrics and intensive care department.
 In charge of 20 to 30 people per day.
 Gave medications by following the doctor referrals.
 Cleaned the wounds of patients.
 Sticked bandages and suturing wounds.
 Thanks to my efficiency and my work ethic, I have proven my efficiency and the respect and confidence of
the surgical department manager. 
 
 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
3 - 12 months, 1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children, twins, triplets  
Education/Training:
High School, CPR Training, First Aid Training 
First Aide - CPR (Up to Date) Red Cross, Calgary Nursing Studies A1 ISTCE, Congo Nursing Diploma A2 ESSA Ruhengeri, Rwanda 
 
  Job Preferences
 
Seeking work as a :
Mother's Helper or Caregiver 
Position Type:
Live-Out, Full Time, Part Time 
Work Hours:
30 - 40 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   Less than 3 months
 
   3 - 12 months
 
   1 - 2 years
 
   greater than 2 years
 
   As Long as Needed
 
   Summer Position
 
   Occasional/As Needed
 
Will work with up to:
Four or more 
Childcare Duties:
   Cooking
 
   Light Housekeeping
 
   Preparing meals
 
   Children's Laundry
 
   Limited/light housekeeping
 
   Occasional supervision of childrens friends/guests
 
   Ironing children's clothing as needed
 
   Children's baths and dressing
 
   Adhere to special dietary rules (vegetarian, kosher, lactose intolerant, etc.)
 
   Packing Children's lunches
 
   Planning activities for the children
 
 
Desired Start Date:
June 17, 2019 
Desired Salary:
$16/Hour 
Will work at night:
No 
Willing to relocate:
No 
Will care Special Needs Children:
Yes 
Will travel with the family:
No 
Housekeeping Duties:
None Provided
 
 
  References
 
Fanny Benimana 
Co Firdawsi Francine Benimana Bach.with honor in clinical medicine and community health Registered medical clinical officer Al amal Rwanda palliative care project coordinator/Kigali –Rwanda Rwanda biomedical center data collector/HIV division Rwanda collection services clinical officer/Muhanga Prison benimanafirdawsi@gmail.com +250788522210 Kigali, on 12th may 2019 To Whom It May Concern: Re: health care professional reference for Mukundente Nyota Farida I have had a pleasure of working alongside with Farida in a non-government palliative care organisation in which she was working as a community health care nurse volunteer. As in many African countries, the unmet burden of life-limiting diseases is staggering, with competing priorities in a low-resource setting leaving a significant service gap of provision. Farida was the nurse of the organisation providing community based palliative care, free-at-point, where she was in charging of supervision of the many non-clinical community volunteers providing holistic care to vulnerable palliative patients. This serves as a unique operational model, relying on local cultural/religious donation along with volunteer time, with a recently developed memorandum of understanding with the Rwandese government and aspirations as a scalable model to cover a greater proportion of the Rwandese population and hopefully reproducible elsewhere in Africa. Our organisation, Al-Amal, uniquely task-shift many of the non-clinical elements of supportive palliative care to local community volunteers. In person She was performing home based health care for the patient of organization where she has to give nursing care to our patients including feeding, wound care, drug administration, bathing, accompanying our patients to hospital to meet there rendez vous. She demonstrates an ability to overcome and solve the many clinical challenges of her environment with novel solutions, also her personality traits include high conscientiousness, being highly reliable. Farida has demonstrated immensely inspiring compassion and altruistic behaviors , in her persistent commitment, including considerable self-sacrifice, to caring for the vulnerable palliative populations in her setting. I would absolutely recommend her and hope this information is helpful in a uniquely operational community health care organization, working within such a challenging setting. Kind Regards Firdawsi Co Firdawsi F. Benimana