Deborah W.

$14.00 / hr

I do not have any experience in being a caregiver per say. However I was a medical assistant for 5 years working with children and I often help take care of my grandmother who is wheel chair bound. I have always had an interest in being a caregiver iv'e always felt like it is in my nature, a part of me. I feel like at some point in our life we will all need help and I would love to be someones help right now while I am able. If I can make life a little easier for someone that would make me very happy! I worked in a convalescent home when I was younger not as a caretaker but I interacted with the resi dents a lot and I loved it. I am a very caring nurturing person I wanted to do nursing but instead got my BA in Psychology. In the future I do want to get my masters in nursing specifically be a Nurse Practitioner. I am proud of being the first in my family to get a degree. Something about myself, I like to travel when I can. I want to see as much of the world as possible. ... more

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In-Home Behavior Therapist

H.O.P.E. consulting

Feb 2013 - Dec 2013

• Applied ABA skills working with children in the autistic spectrum • Provide direct instruction in the home • Implement lessons and positive interactions as outlined by the Behavior Consultant • Work autonomously • Collect data • Implement behavior intervention plans • Collaborate with team members • Attend weekly team meeting

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Health Insurance Phone representative

Health Net of California

Apr 2006 - Jan 2009

• Provided excellent customer service while assisting providers and members of our insurance • Multitasking • Strong problem solving skills • Maintained a professional demeanor at all times • Excellent team work skills • Leadership skills, training and assisting new employees • Good listening skills while paying attention to detail

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California State University-Sacramento

BA-Psychology- Applied behavior analysis

2009 - 2013