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Paula P.

Paula P.

$20.00 / hr

Lodi, CA

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About Paula

Welcome to my Carelinx profile. My name is Paula , After 2 years of living in Las Vegas NV. I decided to return to California . I am a seasoned caregiver working in healthcare for 27 + years , caring for people is a passion of mine, I also worked in Mental Health and Hospice . For the past 13 years I've worked as a caregiver, homecare and home hospice care, I am also registered with IHSS. My past and present duties/ experiences as a caregiver are such as these but not limited , Dementia/Alzheimer, Tube Feeding, Vitals , Compainoin Care, Catherter Care, Colostomy Care, Meal Prep/ Special Diet, Diabetes ,ALS , Vitals , Bed Ridden Patients , Cancer Patients, Terminally Diagnosis, Doctor Appointments, Wound Care, Medication Reminders, Medication Management , Showering/BedBath, Stroke Patients, charting etc.. Hourly rate: $15-$25 /hour . My goal as a Caregiver is to provide a tailored needed service to each individual client .I have taken TWO-STEP Tuberculin skin test with negative results . PCA , CPR & FIRST AID CERTIFIED. Certificates: CONNECTING THROUGH CARES , HOSPICE 101 . References letters ,Certificates & Resume upon request.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time

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
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tracheotomy / Ventilation
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Caregiver/Private Home

Nov 2019 - Apr 2020
Joseph Gomez
Caring for 85 year old female with Alzheimer's. Bathing, Grooming, Dressing, Medications, Cooking /meals, Laundry, Companion, Dr appts. Etc.
Nov 2019 - Apr 2020

Caregiver

Jun 2019 - Oct 2019
Carl Arrington/ IHSS
Care for 83-year-old male who was a stroke victim with paralysis , double amputee with G-tube and in dialysis three days a week. My responsibilities as his caregiver was to provide bed baths/grooming, skin care, tube feeding/Bolus, vitals, escort him to the dialysis three days a week, laundry etc.
Jun 2019 - Oct 2019

PCA/CAREGIVER

Oct 2018 - Mar 2019
kiyomi McCray - Drinkhorn/Private/Care.com
I provided care for a 82 year old male (Vietnam vet of 34 years) .Whom is a kidney transplant , diabetic , high blood pressure , PTSD and long list of other medical problems. My duties were to provide companion care, transport to and from dr. appts., prepare & cook meals, daily exercise, showers, grooming, laundry, medication management, administer medication (oral & PICC line) vitals, report any changes to family or doctor, etc.
Oct 2018 - Mar 2019

PCA/CAREGIVER

Feb 2018 - Oct 2018
COMFORT KEEPERS/GLEN ESTELLE/Private/Carelinx.com
I provided care for a 74 year old women with Parkinson's . My duties were to shower, groom, cook meals 2x day, errands when needed, doctor appt. , laundry ,medication reminders, companion, daily exercise , report any changes to family. Every friday I cooked a variety of meals for her to have over the weekend when I was off, etc.
Feb 2018 - Oct 2018

PCA/CAREGIVER

Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
Kim Booker/Private/Carelinx.com
Caring for a 78-year-old female with Dementia concern. My duties as a caregiver were to provide companion care, prepare and cook meals, doctors appointments , Vital's, shower , grooming, grocery shopping etc.
Jan 2017 - Jun 2017

Altus Hospice

Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017

Altus Hospice

Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017

Caregiver

Apr 2015 - Oct 2016
Jeannie Kunis/Private
Caring for 36 year-old male who is 100% disabled , duties include but not limited to bed bath , tub feeding , catheter care,tube feeding ,medication ,rotation ,light housekeeping vitals,and charting.
Apr 2015 - Oct 2016

In Home Support Provider

Dec 2005 - Oct 2016
Santa Clara County IHSS Dept.
I work as in home support provider part time . Working with different clients in their home to help provide daily needs such as , light housekeeping, doctor appointments shower ,medication reminders, meal prep ,companion care .
Dec 2005 - Oct 2016

Visititing Angels

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016

Advocate Wellness Nevada

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
Las Vegas, NV
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016

Caregiver

Jul 2012 - Oct 2014
Le'roy Watkins/Private
I worked for Mr. Watkins as a caregiver caring for his wife performing basic care, duties: showers,grooming,meal prep/ special diet , companion care and doctor appointment . A few months after starting date home care became home hospice care duties: keeping client as comfortable as possible , wound care, bed bath, incontinent care, rotating, special diet, manage pain meds, vitals, charting and reporting any changes to Dr/ oncologist and hospice nurse .
Jul 2012 - Oct 2014

Caregiver

Jul 2003 - Jun 2014
A-1Care Home Care Agency
I worked for A1 Care as a caregiver and home hospice caregiver performing all duties but not limited to duties in my other employment as a caregiver
Jul 2003 - Jun 2014

Beverly enterprise ,San Jose California

Jan 1984 - Jan 1984
Jan 1984 - Jan 1984

New Haven High

Jan 1980 - Jan 1983
Jan 1980 - Jan 1983
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