Michelle G.

$19.00 / hr

San Jose, CA

About Michelle

I became a care giver to my father who had a stroke. I continued working with them as they aged. My father was a amputee and had allot of health complications due to diabetes. My Mother had dementia. I feel that helping others is rewarding and it gives me satisfaction to know what I due makes a difference. I am proud of my commitment to my family and work and my volunteer work. I am 46 and married and have four grown children and three grandchildren. In my work experience through the years I have done a wide spectrum of different things. I spent many years working in offices doing secretarial work. I spent my youth working as a vet tech. That was very rewarding as I am a huge animal lover. Before doing homecare, I worked for nine years at my children's Christian school as a childcare worker and supervisor for the before and after school program. This was very rewarding as I was able to spend time with my children and also interact with their peers and teachers. Since it was Christian based school I also had the benefits of having Christian coworkers, which was a personal growth opportunity for me. In my time as healthcare worker I have learned about a wide range of things that I feel would have taken many years of school to achieve. I have experience with dementia care, wound care, IV therapy, physical therapy, colostomy care, catheter care, Hoyer lift abilities, I have worked with bed bound people and wheelchair bound people and the legally blind. I have also worked and

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

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

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hospice Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    homecare worker at two housholds

    Jan 2011 - Present
    Ken and Cheryl Beck and Susan Steffens
    I currently do personal care for a quadriplegic I use a Hoyer lift transfers, IV therapy, colostomy care, wound care dressing, bathing, feeding housework, cooking. I also cook, clean and do medication management and attend to pets of a women with Parkinson's and dementia and diabetes..
    Jan 2011 - Present

    home health aid

    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
    Shirley Lucas
    helped with dressing , bathing , errands , meals, medication management
    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

    home care aid

    Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
    Mary Strehlow
    personal care attended to wheelchair bound patient, I did breathing treatment for him , physical therapy, housework, meal preparation, medication management
    Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

    Childcare supervisor

    Jan 2001 - Jan 2010
    Apostles Lutheran Church and School
    managed accounts payable/ receivable, did scheduling for staff. I attended to children before school started 6:30 am -8am and then after school noon till 6pm.
    Jan 2001 - Jan 2010

    Evergreen Valley Community

    Sep 1983 - Oct 1984
    Sep 1983 - Oct 1984
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