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Cheryl B.

Cheryl B.

$20.00 / hr

Riverside, CA

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About Cheryl

I became a caregiver in 2005. At the time, my employment background consisted of retail, merchandising and light clerical. I have always enjoyed helping people and problem solving. As a caregiver, the feeling that you get from helping people was taken to the next level. If I can help another human being feel better about their situation in life, usually dealing with pain and inability to care for themselves, then I have the best and most meaningful job on the face of the planet! I have had many personal achievements in my nine years of caregiving an six years as a CNA. I was also a 'Restorative Nursing Assistant' at a facility in Sedona,Ca. I worked closely with physical and occupational therapists and helped to develope and implement personal care plans and programs which could help qualified 'residents' and patients in 'rehab' function at their highest level. There were many success stories. I discovered that because rehabilitation is so painful and requires tremendous effort that my first priority is to motivate the individual. I sold 'life and hope'. That was very rewarding! About myself: I am a young and healthy 58 year old SWF. I grew up in Playa del Rey CA and graduated from Westchester High. I married right out of high school and relocated to and lived in three different states with my husband who's employer required him to travel. The last state I lived in was SD. I am very glad to be back in CA. My immediate goal is to find employment which will provide for

Caregiving Services & Expertise

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    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

      • Senior Care
      • Elder Care
      • Home Care

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        Experience & Education

        CNA

        Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
        bETHESDA hOME
        Nursing support, assist patients in Rehab with ADL's, ambulation, hygiene, restorative feeding, vitals, bathing and charting.
        Sep 2012 - Aug 2013

        CNA

        Mar 2012 - Jul 2013
        Verde Vista Care and Rehab
        Assist rehab patients and long term care 'residents' with ADL's, bathing, Restorative feeding and Nursing support. Monitor health and report COC's to charge nurse. Vital's, charting,ambulation, repositioning and psycho social.
        Mar 2012 - Jul 2013

        CNA/RNA/Sunshine Aide

        Aug 2007 - Mar 2011
        Kachina Point Health and Rehab
        nursing support. assist residents with ADL's, vitals, charting. Restorative aide on weekends . working from rehab care plans. All weights of Rehab patients and all end of week and end of month progress reports. Sunshine aide was a position used to help lower functioning residents with palliative care and extra TLC.
        Aug 2007 - Mar 2011

        Caregiver/Companion

        May 2005 - Aug 2007
        Helping Hands
        Assist elderly and disabled clients in their own home. Psycho-social interaction, shopping and errands, doctors appts. using clients vehicle or my own if gas reimbursed. Assist with ADL's.Encourage and participate light exercise, meal prep and sometimes 'light' house cleaning. Medication management and reminders.
        May 2005 - Aug 2007

        Westchester High LA,Ca/ Coconino CC

        Jul 2003 - Aug 2003
        Jul 2003 - Aug 2003
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