Heather C.

$11.00 / hr

I became a caregiver becsuse I love to nurture and care for others, that is my personality. I like how it makes me feel and the rewarding feeling both parties recieve at the end if the day. I quit my really good job in Sacramento to move my family and I to a small country town in Idaho to care for my terminally ill father who was dying of multiple health conditions. My family and I moved back to stockton. My family and I moved in with my In-laws, mainly because my mother-in-law worked and my father-in-law was and still is very ill. I helped my M.I.L. take care of my F.I.L. while she worked. He can't b e left alone due to his many serious health conditions. I did pick up a part time job, I have about 10yrs experience in restaurant work. I left that after I had my fourth child and went to work at an Assisted Living Facility. I absolutely loved it. My title was a Med-Tech, which I dispersed meds to patients, filing, phone( naking appts, communicating with physicians and nurses, personal care of patients ( helping dress, hygiene, bathing, eating, and most important to me was just taking the time to sit with them and talk). I also have been caring for my terminally ill Grandmother, she is now in a SNF (since June 2015), but prior to that she was living at home with my Grandfather who really couldn't care for her himself, so my mother and I went daily to her home and did in home care for her I really don't have one particular achievement, I have many; honestly helping anyon ... more

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9.00hr Med-Tech

Wagner Heights Assisted Living Facility

Aug 2008 - Jan 2009

Assisting patients with mobility, hygiene, and daily activities and life skills. Dispursing and filling patient medications. Communications with physician's and nurse's on care of patients. Filing paperwork. Answering phones. Cleaning. Running daily activities and weekly outings for patients. Running errands for patients and upper management for both Assisted facility and SNF. Transfering patients to and from Assisted Living fa cility and SNF. Handling medical equipment ( i.e. breathing machines, oxygen tanks, wheelchairs, walkers, camodes, some experience with feeding tubes and chest tubes and catheter care, etc). Washing patients clothes and belongings. Personal patient care. And sitting with patients and communicating with them and making them comfortable and feel loved. ... more

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8.75hr Server/Crew Leader

AppleBees Bar and Grill Restaurant

Apr 2007 - Aug 2008

wait tables;take food orders from guests, serve food, cleaning, maintinga safe and clean working and family friendly environment, answering phones, making employee schedules, cocktail server/bartending, line cook, bussing tables, and most important: making the guest(s) feel welcomed and safe.

24.53hr Bus/Light Rail Operator

Sacramento Regional Transit

Oct 2000 - Jan 2007

Safely operate a public transportation vehicle, I operated both bus and light rail. Maintain a tight schedule. Communicate with the public. Keep vehicle clean and safe for public use. Handle radio communications. Daily paperwork, mainly for keeping maintenance informed of issues with either vehicle I was operating.