Cynthia P.

$14.00 / hr

Apple Valley, CA

About Cynthia

Until recently, being a caregiver had not really been a conscious choice as a career because in some fashion or another; I have been a caregiver for the majority of my life. There have been positions that have had monetary compensation, such as my current position, while some positions have been on a volunteer basis. An example of volunteer caregiving was when a friend of mine had back surgery, a few years ago. For several weeks, I assisted her with the majority of her activities of daily living such as: bathing, ambulating, housekeeping, meal preparation as well as transporting her to medical appointments and communicating on her behalf with her medical providers. I enjoy people. Being a caregiver is a win-win situation, where I am providing a service and have opportunity to meet new people. I have the ability to provide quality companionship and caregiving regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or orientation. I take pride in maintaining a clean and safe environment for my clients and will perform light housekeeping duties. Caregiving provides me with the satisfaction of making a positive difference. Helping someone to walk after a surgery, assisting with range of motion exercises, or simply playing cards with my client; these examples are just a few ways that I can show compassion and caring for others. These accomplishments are examples of what makes me feel successful at the end of the day. The personal achievement that I am most proud of is earning my Bache

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

    Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

    Skills & Expertise

    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Skin Disorders
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Caregiver/Companion

    Sep 2009 - Jan 2015
    Vernon Davis
    • Coordinates patient care by pro-actively managing the patients’ medical and psychosocial appointments with several medical care providers. This includes transporting patient and attending all appointments. • Maintains effective communication between patient and health care providers. Advocates for patient with needed. Maintains medication chart, vitals chart, general calendar, and provides medication reminders. • Provides meal-planning and preparation. Monitors food expiration. • Transports patient to complete weekly errands. Engages in activities and provides companionship. Performs weekly light housekeeping duties
    Sep 2009 - Jan 2015

    Deli Clerk

    Aug 2012 - Jan 2015
    WinCo Foods
    • Provides excellent customer service skills while providing information about the departments products through sampling and sharing product knowledge • Prepares, slices, wraps, weighs, and merchandises the products of the department. Utilizes equipment such as: fryers, ovens, slicers, and knives. • Cleans and sanitizes work area continually while complying with company and county food service requirements.
    Aug 2012 - Jan 2015

    Brandman University

    Jan 2011 - Apr 2014
    Jan 2011 - Apr 2014

    Victor Valley College

    Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
    Jan 2010 - Jun 2011

    Food & Beverage Manager

    Mar 2007 - Oct 2007
    Best Western/Big Bear Chateau
    • Elevated gross sales by 32% within the first six months while improving the guest-satisfaction index from 79% to 91% as F& B Manager. • Developed a consistent standard of operation for front of the house as well as back of the house. • Reduced staff turnover by 15% in 2008, benchmarking a record-setting improvement in staff retention due to the success of employee-development and morale-building programs. Fostered a positive environment in all areas of the hotel.
    Mar 2007 - Oct 2007

    Owner/Operator

    Dec 2004 - Mar 2007
    The Lunch Box
    • Preformed all ownership and operating duties required to operate a restaurant business on a small community college. Hired, trained, and directed a staff of up to 18. Provided food service for staff, faculty, and a student base of 2000. Managed sales, P&L, inventory, merchandising, advertising, and cost controls. • Maintained high standards in sanitation and safety and complied with regulatory guidelines within the city, county, and state. • Introduced training programs that enhanced employee performance and helped build a motivated workforce.
    Dec 2004 - Mar 2007

    Caregiver

    Jan 2001 - Dec 2004
    Brandi Blunt
    • This position varied from on call to just under full time depending on the needs of the client and the client’s family. • Transported client to doctor, therapy, and all appointments related to healthcare. • Maintained high standards in personal, physical, emotional and psychological care. • Monitored medication and assisted with range of motion exercise.
    Jan 2001 - Dec 2004
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