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I make a great caregiver in any given situtation, I'm very reliable and kind natured. I'm hardworking and always open to learning new things. I have 6 years solidified experience working in the field. I strive to render quality care at all times. I'll be an ideal match for a family who wants a caregiver who takes their work really seriously. Expertise Full assist( only hoyer lift for disability). stand pivot transfer, Reliable, Responsible, Caring caregiver for a previous stroke patient, needing feeding, Parkinson's, gait belt transfer, hoyer lift assist, nebulizer for excessive secretions, aspiration monitoring, heart condition, monitoring oxygen and HR levels, pneumonia and sepsis experience, severe gastro intestinal, kidney failure. Cognitive impairment. I can only transfer weights that are safe for both the patients and myself. SKILLS: Live-in post-hospitalization care for a patient with heart condition, CPR trained, First Aid, Patient and caring person who is a reliable caregiver, Great listener, Excellent communicator who's willing to understand, Punctual, Medication knowledge (very meticulous), Intermediate cook, Takes hygiene seriously, Monitor and assist with patient's cognitive capacity, Ambulation assistance, ADLs, Interpersonal skills, Attention to detail, Safe driver with a clean record. I make a difference everywhere I set my foot. I'm just a caregiver that does her job and beyond Depending on the amount of hours offered, I am willing to drive 35 minutes daily to get to my case.
Personal Assistant (Patient Advocate / Personal Care Coordinator) 2008 - Present Private Residence – Denver, CO Following diagnosis of family member’s rare form of MS, devoted time to securing medical benefits and treatment while managing daily care and operations of the household. I worked multiple positions at a time for the last 10 years. • Accurately completed highly detailed and complex filings for Medicare, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and private insurance COBRA; successfully managed appeal for SSDI and awarded full benefits • Coordinated care with doctors, including gaining referral for specialist capable of handling the rare Marburg Variant MS, an aggressive, malignant form of Multiple Sclerosis • Monitored and managed medications, upholding a high degree of control over expensive prescriptions • Researched and compared pharmacy costs and discovered creative financing for medication not fully covered by Medicare and traditional insurance resources Patient Advocate / Personal Care Coordinator / Personal Assistant​2006 - 2011 Private Residences Provided direct care and assistance to family members, including end-stage cancer patient and senior with cancer, Alzheimer’s and COPD. Oversaw personal finances and maintained the residences. • Researched medical terminology and treatments on an array of conditions • Provided compassionate personal support for family during hospice care • Communicated patient care concerns with doctors, health care providers and insurance, including reviews of prescriptions, treatments, expectations and billing concerns • Helped transition elderly patient into assisted living facility