Bettye S.

$15.00 / hr

Vallejo, CA

About Bettye

I am a Great care giver because I care about people, and I believe our older population should not be institutionalized for longevity, and slight physical changes such as forgetfulness, sight and. hearing impairment or gait changes. In general people fare better in a familiar setting. As they Home is where the heart is. As a caregiver I am able to help someone to live in their home with dignity and respect. I am a Ten (10) year breast cancer survivor. I began my nursing career in Arkansas 1966 while working as a nurses' aide. After passing The Arkansas State Board of Nurse Examiners with a score of 445 . The minimum passes score was 350. I worked at my hometown medical center Jefferson County Regional Medical Center before relocating to San Francisco , CA in 1967. My 1st employment was UCSF .After resigning from UC I attended Contra Costa College taking RN prerequisite Classes . 1974 worked for Veterans Administration Palo alto, San Francisco ,Los Angeles and Little Rock Arkansas at various times.. I also worked for several nursing agencies such as Manpower, Sunrise Nurses as on call to various Nursing Homes , Assisted Living facilities and Medical Centers throughout the Bay Area including Children's Seaton, Mt. Zion, St. Luke , St Francis ,Kaiser San Francisco and Kaiser South San Francisco. I married to the love of my life 41 years with Adult children ,grandchildren great grandchildren and two great- great grandchildren.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • 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
    • Cancer Recovery
    • Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hospice Care
    • 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

    LVN

    Oct 1992 - May 2008
    San Francisco City & County /City Clinic
    Teaching walk-in patients about general health care and sexually transmitted diseases, and dispensing oral , IM and sub-Q medications for sexually transmitted diseases. As Certified Phlebotomist I drew blood samples for various STD testing. Set up appointments for HIV results limited simple lab test such as pregnancy, H&H blood sugar and urine dipstick Family Planning . Assist physicians with patient exams.
    Oct 1992 - May 2008
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