Director of Client Services
Edith Cruz has been working in the field of home health care for 20 years. She began her career in New York as a certified home health aide and graduated to client services. In her role as Director of Client Services for Assisting Hands, she plays an integral part of our team by coordinating the schedules of caregivers to our clients. In addition, she meets clients in their homes and introduces them to their new caregiver. Edith leads the orientation for new caregivers where additional interviewing and testing is done to ensure we are hiring the best possible candidates who meet the needs of our clients,
Mrs. Cruz makes her home in North Plainfield with her husband of 30 years, four children, five grandchildren and is fluent in Spanish.
Nahomie is the newest member of our team at Assisting Hands. Born in Haiti, she was raised in New Jersey in a large family. A graduate of Rowan University, she majored in sociology and intends on going into social work. Nahomie is planning a career in human services where she will be actively helping people to better their lives. Her internship with Assisting Hands will serve as a foundation to understand geriatric care and home health services.
Her previous employment history is working at the Rowan University Division of Facilities Planning and Operations as an office assistant, where she gained the foundation needed to understand the basics of administrative duties. She followed up with an internship at the South Jersey American History Museum where she searched for artifacts and assisted patrons visiting the museum. She also became proficient in grant study as an intern.
Her hobbies include reading fiction, cooking her favorite Caribbean cuisine, and mapping out countries she plans on visiting in the future.