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Jotham Muthuri Jacob

Jotham Muthuri Jacob

Nairobi, Nairobi Area
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About Jotham Muthuri Jacob:

 My strong care giving background, coupled with several professional experiences, uniquely qualifies me for the post of Home Care Worker. Along with my CPR/First Aid and Basic Life Support and other carer related courses as outline in my CV coupled with 12 years of extensive experience as a caregiver, i am confident in my ability to become a key member of your team. My professional experience with different employers has provided me with the opportunity to develop strong expertise in:Personal care assistance such as bathing, dressing, and groomingMeal preparation and assisting clients in eating.Companionship and discussion.Medication management. HousekeepingGeneral help to elderly and disabledRunning household tasks.Engaging clients in activates such as games, books reading, and light exercisePEG and nosal-gastric feeding.Meal planning and nutritional assessments 

Experience

1.Senior Caregiver                                                                                                                                               

Ministry of Health – Nairobi, Kenya (Mathari National, Teaching, and Referral Hospital

        September 2016 to present

 

  • Providing high standard of care for patients with a focus on everyday care such as personal care, mental stimulation, and general well-being.
  • Ensuring accurate all documentation related to patient care.
  • Assisting nurse in patient assessments, peg/NG feeding, and evaluation of care.
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary team in patient care.
  • Acting in the best interest of the patients while ensuring compliance with laid down policies and guidelines.
  • Ensuring maintenance and upkeep of patients’ rooms and common areas to promote health and safety of the patients.
  • Determining  specific nutrient and energy requirements and establishing concise meal plans with consideration to specific lifestyles, physiology, and medical concerns to clients daily.
  • Documenting clinical findings and entering pertinent health data for processing, record keeping and use by other medical professionals.
  • Assisting in calculating, revising, and verifying proper enteral and parenteral feedings to meet nutritional needs .
  • Providing appropriate follow-up according to patient's individual treatment.
  • Assessing individual nutritional risk and status.
  • Assisting in Peg feeding and Nosalgastric feeding.

 

 

 

2. Carer/Caregiver                                                   01/01/2010 to August 2016

        Josma Health Services/Nursing Home

  • Feeding the patients/clients.
  • Bathing, dressing, and toileting.
  • Assist in peg feeding.
  • Taking patients ‘laboratory samples to the lab.
  • Taking and monitoring patients’ vitals- temperature and blood pleasure.
  • Taking anthropometric measurements.
  • Planning patients’ menus.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science: Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics                                                                                    

Kenyatta University - Nairobi

Diploma in Community Nutrition: Community Nutrition                                                                              

Kenya Medical Training College - Nairobi

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT /SHORT COURSES

 

  1. PEG feeding.
  2. Infection Control.
  3. CPR,AED and First AID.
  4. Basic life Support.
  5. Manual Handling.
  6. Critical care Nutrition. 
  7. Diploma in care giving.
  8. Pre and post operative Nutrition.
  9. Certificate in elderly care and caring for the disabled.
  10. Nutrition and diet therapy- (Cairo University).
  11. New HIV/AIDS management Guidelines, (NASCOP).
  12. Leadership and mentorship- (Kenyatta University).
  13. Stigma and discrimination reduction in HIV/AIDS. (Global health)
  14. HIV basics. (Global Health).
  15. HIV/AIDS surveillance. (Global Health).
  16. Diarrhea diseases. (Global Health).
  17. Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks (Global Health).
  18. Advanced Clinical Course in Management of Diabetes and its complications. (Dares-Salaam-Tanzania).
  19. Training of Trainers in Home Community based care. (NASCOP).
  20. Intergraded management of acute malnutrition – WHO/MOH.
  21. Sexual health and aids prevention for Adolescent-Israel.
  22. Management of Diabetes-KDA.
  23. Antiretroviral therapy for Adults-Liverpool VCT.
  24. Antiretroviral therapy for pediatric-KPA.
  25. Medical needle Safety-Embu provincial hospital.
  26. Prevention of mother to child Transmission-Pathfinder.
  27. Computer packages- Palma Computer Centre.
  28. Trainer of trainers’ course(TOT)- Kenya Medical Training College.
  29. First Aid – St Johns’ ambulance.
  30. Driving class E.
  31. Infant and young child feeding – IYCF

 

Education

  1. PEG feeding.
  2. Infection Control.
  3. CPR,AED and First AID.
  4. Basic life Support.
  5. Manual Handling.
  6. Critical care Nutrition. 
  7. Diploma in care giving.
  8. Pre and post operative Nutrition.
  9. Certificate in elderly care and caring for the disabled.

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