Cara E.

$12.00 / hr

Originally was referred and recommended by my former boss of 11-years who ran a professional babysitting agency in Newport Beach (Sitters Unlimited). It's fulfilling to me because by nature I am compassionate, giving and patient. I also like the fact that I play a critical role in allowing seniors to maintain independence in their homes. I also enjoy developing meaningful and trusting relationships with clients and families. I am proud that I was able to develop a bond with a former (dementia) client that no other caregiver was able to do because I spent a lot of time interacting with her, and was attentive and worldly like her:). ... more

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    Part Time
    Short Term
    Overnight
    Either live-in or live-out

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

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  • Hourly rate
    $12.00Wages
    $4.09Taxes & Fees
    $16.09You pay
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Caregiver

Cerna Healthcare

Dec 2013 - Jun 2014

Transfers to/from bed, wheelchair, toilet, car. Med reminds, bed/bath. Shower assist, dressing assist, incontinent care, catheter care, cooked meals, grocery shopping, Lite housekeeping, laundry, took to doctors appts, took for walks outside, took out to dinner:)

Caregiver

HomeCare Assistance

Apr 2013 - Dec 2013

Transfers, stand-by assist, shower assist, wash/blow dry/style hair, prepare/cook meals, med reminds, grocery shopping, kept on a exercise 2x daily schedule, took to beach for walks, took to grand kids soccer games, took to Palm Springs for Thanksgiving family celebration. Interacted extensively w/clients to develop good, happy relationships:)

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Caregiver

Comforcare

Jul 2011 - Dec 2012

Hospice client: worked 4-5 / 12-hr. Over-nite shifts. & Sunday day shifts. Transferred from bed to wheelchair, toilet, recliner, car. Cooked dinner, med reminds, blood pressure checks/logged in chart. Assisted w/bed-baths, took to family birthday parties, holiday events:). She was my dream client:). Developed a wonderful, fulfilling bond with her:)

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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South Coast College

Incomplete

1998 - 1998 Orange CA

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FIDM, Fashion Merchandising

Associate of Arts degree

1984 - 1986

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Westminster High School

Diploma

1980 - 1984 Westminster MD