Karen P.

$15.00 / hr

I was raised by my grandmother because my younger sister was born with a cleft palate. My grandmother was 70, so as a young child and a young adult being around her and all of her many friends it became normal for me. I love working with the elderly and have gained much knowledge and understanding of older people. I have worked with Hospice care, and worked with patients that have dementia and memory loss. I Have worked with wheelchair bound and stroke patients, have been very successful in rehabilitation. I recently relocated and have availability full time. I h ave excellent references, and would like to meet and talk with families that are looking for a supportive and loving caregiver. ... more

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    Full Time
    Holiday Shifts
    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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Registered / Certified Medical Assistant

Pulmonary Associates

May 2019 - Present

Back Office Medical Assistant : Worked with team of 4 Physicians, Prescriptions, faxes, authorizations, EKG, Nebulizer treatments, inhalation treatments, answered phones, triaged phone calls. Called in rx to local pharmacys. Hours were 830 am to 530 pm daily.

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Back Office Certified Medical Assistant

San Luis Podiatry Group

Jan 2017 - Feb 2018

Back Office Medical Assistant.Worked with Dr. Christopher Byrne and Dr. Brandon Slade in San Luis Obispo and Templeton Ca. Did Back office put patients in vitals, set up surgical trays and prepared corizone injections for Drs. Taped feet for plantar factioutis and applied bandages for foot care. Did xrays for bilateral foot examinations. Extremitys included ankles and feet up to calf on bilateral legs.

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Caregiver

Carelinx.com

Sep 2012 - Jan 2017

I Have worked as a caregiver for many families, I love to cook and cook very healthy, as well as clean, and caregive showers, catheter, wheelchair bound clients, obesity, hospice and patients that have come home from hospital stays and need someone to be there.

Certifications / Licenses
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Medical Assistant (MA)

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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San Joaquin Valley College

Certified Medical Assistant

1987 - 1988

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Mar 2018: Modifying Diets to Assist with Difficulty Chewing

Dec 2018: Overview of Heart Disease Care

Dec 2018: Managing Breathing Difficulties

Dec 2018: Overview of End of Life Care

Dec 2018: Parkinson's Disease Dementia

Feb 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx