I have worked in the school district as substitute teacher for four years. Before that I worked as a private Nanny who also did home care work with other family members in the households. I have worked a lot with children with disabilities as a home care giver and as a para professional in the school district. I ran errands, planned schedules, answered phones, took kids to and from activities, and provided meals, helped with toilet training, and bath time.
I have also worked with older family members which has always been enjoyable for me. I would drive them to and from where they needed to go, help with groceries, give them medication, laundry, assisted with feedings and other needed things around the house. My recent work includes private concierge caregiver/for a patient in rehab and a Young boy with autism, a Pastor, Physician Assistant, his wife an RN at NFRMC, DR John Beckam, a retired Colonel/Doctor and his wife, as well as his Stepfather who was a cancer patient, Mrs Hindery, wife of the Late Sherriff Lu Hindery, Sherriff of Alachua County who served 43 years in local law enforcement, caregiver for a NFRMC Anesthesiologist, 2 UF Doctors, 2 UF Veterinarians, a VA Scientist, several UF Professors. UF Shands IT analyst and 2 VA professionals. I've spent 30+ years in various nursing fields in facilities and private care working extensively with Geriatric Patients having conditions such as Alzheimer's, Oncology/Hematology, Neuro Injuries/TBI/Rehab Services. I've worked cases of NICU babies, Infants with premature birth, failure to thrive and with children on the autism spectrum with sensory/food aversions as well as cerebral palsy and triplets with continuous tube feeds and Oxygen. I was employed as Assistant Health and Safety Director for the American Red Cross assisting in Teaching CPR, First aid and Disaster Preparedness as well as supervising Challenge Testing for Health Care Professional, Paramedics, Nurses and Physicians.
I have also worked as Activities Director for the Salvation Army's after school and summer youth programs for children at high risk/abuse and as Activities Supervisor for the Henderson Housing Authority working with the elderly.
I have a current multi state background check as well as a driving record.