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Savannah W.

$17.00 / hr

Santa Margarita, CA

About Savannah

First off thanks for viewing my profile. I am a Psychiatric Technician for Transitions Mental Health and I also currently work for Senior Helpers part time as a caregiver. I have worked with children and adults with developemental disabilites, i also have experience with the geriatric population. I currently work a full time Monday- Friday in Santa Maria from 8am-5pm. I am currently looking to work with either geriatric, adults or children as fill in or possibly more if we can work out a schedule. I am also CPR & First Aid certified. I absolutely love a career knowing that i've helped someone and hopefully made a difference in their life that day. I hope to hear from you soon! Thanks :)

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • 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
    • Arthritis
    • Cancer Recovery
    • COPD
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Hearing Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Home Health Care
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Post Surgery Recovery
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    California Coast University

    Jan 2015 - Present
    Jan 2015 - Present

    Licensed Psychiatric Technician

    Jul 2015 - Jul 2016
    Transitions Mental Health Association
    Prepare and provide medications for chronic and severe mentally ill clients, provide medication refills, complete prior authorizations for medications with various insurance companies, perform nursing procedures such as psychiatric injectable medications, vital signs, finger stick blood sugar, clean and apply dressing to minor wounds. Transcribe phone orders from physicians. Also perform as a case manager and assess clients for suicidal ideation, homicidal ideation and grave disability, asses physical health needs, prepare referrals to physicians, provide treatment, rehabilitation and supportive services, provide education to clients for appropriate medical referrals, act as a liaison between clients and various doctors, perform necessary medi-cal billing, and answer multiple phone lines, file, fax/copy machine and various office duties.
    Jul 2015 - Jul 2016

    Caregiver

    May 2016 - Jul 2016
    Senior Helpers
    Companionship and conversation, meal preparation and planning, light housekeeping, general assistance, personal care assistance (bathing, dressing & grooming).
    May 2016 - Jul 2016

    TMS Tech/Receptionsist

    Mar 2015 - Jul 2015
    Alok Kumar, MD
    Assist patients with severe depression by performing NeuroStar TMS treatment for those who suffer with severe depression and anxiety disorders, assist with all medication encounters including medication refills, prior authorizations and act as a liaison for patients and doctors requiring information about medication, side effects, and other psychiatric related issues, complete chart preparation for multiple doctors and nurse practitioners, collect copays, file, fax, manage multiple phone lines, schedule patients and complete various office duties.
    Mar 2015 - Jul 2015

    Licensed Psychiatric Technician

    Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
    Dr Pedro Guimaraes
    Assist patients with medication, admissions for psychiatric stability, refills, vital signs, appointment scheduling, multiple phone lines, disability forms, medication prior authorization, filing, faxing, pull/prepare charts and various office/receptionist duties.
    Dec 2012 - Dec 2013

    Cuesta College

    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

    Psych Tech Student

    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
    Atascadero State Hospital
    Provide a safe enviroment for individuals who are mentally ill, search for contraband, provide a therapeutic milieu, co facilitate groups, teach individuals how to deal with life experiences, prompt medication, provide medical treatment
    Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

    Psych Tech Assistant

    Jan 2009 - Jan 2011
    Turning Point of Central California
    Supervising developmental disabled clients, administer medication, documenting on a daily basis, assisting with bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, meal prep, taking clients on outings into society, provide safe enviroment, watching/documenting behavioral & psychiatric care
    Jan 2009 - Jan 2011
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