Melissa J.

$15.00 / hr

Bakersfield, CA

About Melissa

Patience to be understanding that there may be changes in plans, things may not go as quickly as planned, and there may be a little hesitation at times on the part of the person receiving care. Compassion in understanding of what the person is going through. Attentiveness it is important to me when providing home care that I am attentive to the needs and changes that are taking place. By being attentive, I will notice when there are emotional or physical changes in the person I am caring for. Dependability is imperative that I be dependable and show up to provide the care that the person needs and is counting on. Trustworthiness in a position that will allow me to have access to the belongings of the person I am caring for. It is crucial that I be someone who is trustworthy and will not breach that trust by taking advantage of the person.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term

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

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Sep 2018 - Present
Kern Medical Supply, Inc.
Care for a wide range of high acuity adult and pediatric patients in the home setting. Set up and patient instruction of respiratory equipment such as BiPAP's, CPAP's, ventilators, oxygen pulse oximetry studies, trach care. Items such as; nebulizers, chest physical therapy vest and cough assist. Other duties include inspecting, testing, disinfecting and maintaining respiratory equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently. Checking pulmonary function in patients with continued weekly follow-up care to maintain patient compliance and overall health.
Sep 2018 - Present

San Joaquin Valley College

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
Bakersfield, CA
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Cashier

Apr 2015 - Feb 2016
Costco Wholesale
Managed money and health food handling in a small and high-volume space, to obtain unbeatable customer service.
Apr 2015 - Feb 2016

Dialysis Technician

Nov 2013 - Apr 2015
Davita Dialysis
Responsible for connecting patients intravenously to dialysis machines, monitoring and delivering medications to them while they underwent treatment. I also followed the precautions of disinfecting, sanitizing, as well as contact precautions.
Nov 2013 - Apr 2015
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