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RICHARD OKONKWO

Vaughan,ON

Summary

Empathetic Care Worker with sensitive and compassionate approach to cultivating trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for residents. Offers enhanced care with flexible learning approach for patients. Experience in hospital and in-home settings providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support. Diligent Caregiver focused on providing optimal support to clients through personalized assistance and care required to manage diverse medical conditions. Proficient in organizing medications, doctor appointments and personal activities. Caring, organized and friendly with excellent interpersonal skills.

Overview

3
3
years of professional experience

Work History

Personal Support Worker

THE WEXFORD RESIDENCE
2021.09 - Current
  • Respite care
  • Lifting, transferring, turning patients.
  • Recreational Activities
  • Light housekeeping, laundry
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities, promoting independence and wellbeing 2 years.
  • Taking and documenting vital signs
  • Escorting clients to appointments, shopping, entertainment, etc.
  • Monitoring oxygen use
  • Monitoring blood glucose status of our diabetic patients, administering Insulin injections, and documenting
  • Colostomy care ,oxygen care, Catheter care
  • Documenting client's overall physical and mental health, vitals, behaviors, and medications in client medical records
  • Urine specimen collecting as per Dr.'s orders
  • Supported in cooking, meal planning and preparation according to dietary restrictions or preferences of client.
  • Participated in ongoing professional development opportunities to stay current on industry trends and best practices in personal support work.
  • Trained and coordinated work of new support workers.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.
  • Handled incoming mail, bills and invoices and completed appropriate actions.

Education

Bachelor of Science - Personal Support Worker

CJ HEALTH COLLEGE
Toronto, ON
06.2021

Skills

  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Medication organization
  • Social support
  • Recreational Activities
  • Dementia Care
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient Care
  • Disability Support
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Assistive Technology
  • Nutrition Support
  • ADL Assistance
  • Behavioral Management
  • Progress Documentation
  • Care Plan Adherence
  • Documentation
  • Incident Reporting
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • First aid and safety
  • COVID-19 Safety Policies
  • Daily living assistance
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Medical record-keeping
  • Problem-Solving
  • Medical Records Management
  • End of life care
  • Incapacitation care
  • Hoyer Lifting Equipment
  • Care plan assessment
  • Elderly Care
  • PPE Usage
  • Client documentation
  • Medical chart documentation
  • Convalescence Support
  • Cooking meals
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Heart saver CPR AED

Timeline

Personal Support Worker

THE WEXFORD RESIDENCE
2021.09 - Current

Bachelor of Science - Personal Support Worker

CJ HEALTH COLLEGE
RICHARD OKONKWO