Kirsten G.

$16.00 / hr

First and foremost I'd say I'm very empathetic. I grew up as the only girl in the household so I naturally fell into the role of caring, loving and providing support. I have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to show others a genuine loving kind spirit that will put your loved one at ease. I will earn their trust and confidence and we will both gain a friend. I have about 10 yrs as a caregiver. I was a student nurse for 1-1/2 yrs and although due to life's circumstances fell just short of graduating my proudest accomplishment is raising 3 kids as a single mom coming up thru poverty to h old my certification as a sterile processing tech making great money and happy that my kids turned out so great now 24, 29 and 31. ... more

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Sterile processing tech

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

May 2013 - Feb 2016

Receiving, washing, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization and delivery of surgical instruments as well as scope processing, picking cases, answering calls from the operating rooms and getting their needs met with regards to instruments and equipment, pickup/ delivery and cleaning of equipment, use of computers, various machines, etc

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Direct Care Worker

Community Services Inc

Jan 1998 - Dec 2003

Worked with adults with disabilities, both mental and physical in both group home and independent living situations providing assistance with the activities of daily living including but not limited to personal hygiene, medications, meal shopping and preparation, special diets, chores, cleaning, driving them to/from their prospective jobs as well as personal needs like haircuts, shopping, banking, group and solo trips out into the community such as church, concerts, movies, restaurants and local community special events,etc. Worked as live in part time as well. ... more

Education
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Nutrition/pre reqs

1993 - 1994 Portland OR

Nursing

1990 - 1992 Tucson AZ

General pre reqs

1983 - 1984 Tucson AZ