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Val K.

Val K.

$15.00 / hr

Keaau, HI

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About Val

I've been told repeatedly that I'm and calm, gentle, and responsible. I do know, that I have extreme attention to detail. The accomplishment that I'm most proud of, was earning a bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona. It was enormously difficult. After spending 20 years in Silicon Valley, I moved to the Big Island, where I now work as a Substitute Teacher. Many aspects of sub'ing parallel those of an excellent care giver. The parents and family of these young children, entrust their safety to me. The day's activities must be documented for review by the regular teacher. And I tend to orient to becoming a friend of the students, because I want the classroom experience to be a pleasant one where the behavior and performance are motivated by mutual respect.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Substitute Teacher

Apr 2016 - Present
Department of Education Hawaii County
Taught classrooms ranging from high needs, preschool special education, with nursing staff in classroom; to senior level high school math and science classes. Radius of schools covered - Pahoa to Hilo, and Honoka'a to Pahala.
Apr 2016 - Present

Founder

Nov 2011 - Present
Nutritional Hawaii
Product development, marketing, distribution and internet sales of Hawaiian tropical health foods.
Nov 2011 - Present

Network Consultant

Jan 2008 - May 2010
Rising Sun Networks
Repaired computer networks and personal computers.
Jan 2008 - May 2010

Senior Field Applications Engineer

Mar 2005 - Oct 2007
Virage Logic Corp
Performed field applications engineering and program management of semiconductor products developed for 6 far east based silicon foundry business partners/customers.
Mar 2005 - Oct 2007

University of Phoenix

Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
San Jose, CA
Jan 1997 - Jan 1999

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Jan 1979 - Jan 1983
Pomona, CA
Jan 1979 - Jan 1983
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