Valarie G.

$15.00 / hr

Chicago, IL

About Valarie

I am a passionate person. I come from a family that has spent many generations helping others. I am honest and trustworthy. I was a firefighter for 10 years, I worked in an emergency room setting for 14 years. I pride myself on treating others the way I would insist my parents be treated. I am a military wife, that knows the significance of service and punctuality. I have worked with patients with neurological to delivering babies. I love what I do.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Renal and Urological Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vision and Eye Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Bookkeeper

Jul 2014 - Present
Leader of the Free
● Maintain company books including bank statements and other reports ● Reconcile and balance accounts ● Manage employee payroll services ● Record cash receipts ● Issue financial statements as and when required ● Prepare all tax reports ● Monitor fixed assets and manage invoices ● Maintain budgets and chart of accounts **This job is part time
Jul 2014 - Present

Remittance Processor Specialist

Jan 2016 - Feb 2018
Jp Morgan Chase
● Assist Lead and manager in monitoring daily work-flow to ensure scheduled deadlines are met, as well as assist in training all new hires. ● Manually extract payments from envelopes, separating and sorting checks and invoices in order to prepare deposit in accordance with client specifications. Perform 8-point check inspection to ensure that check is correctly written and ready for logging into the system
Jan 2016 - Feb 2018

EMR Expert

Sep 2015 - Nov 2017
Medix Staffing Solutions
Utilizes clinical expertise and knowledge of patient care, operational processes, and information systems requirements to participate in design, specification, implementation and evaluation of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). ● Performs workflow analysis of multidisciplinary healthcare provider activities, and translates into optimal system design and content for organizational and unit-based practice. ● Leads, facilitates, and consults with multidisciplinary healthcare provider work teams in the specification and design of the EMR for order management, clinical data repository, documentation, clinical pathways, and clinical and operational decision support
Sep 2015 - Nov 2017

Emergency Room

Jun 2001 - Apr 2014
Washington Hospital Ctr
Trained to work in a fast-paced emergency medical setting assisting nurses and physicians with patient care in emergency situations such as gunshot wounds, broken limbs, seizure, childbirth, etc. ● Obtaining 12-lead EKGs, rhythm monitoring ● Peripheral IVs ● Heparin/saline locks ● Maintenance and care of specimens for laboratory analysis ● Point of Care Testing. ● Wound care ● Insertion of Foley catheters ● Nasogastric tubes ● Phlebotomy procedures ● Wound care and splinting ● Triage patient care
Jun 2001 - Apr 2014

Washington D.C. Fire Training Center

Jan 1998 - Jan 2001
Washington, DC
Jan 1998 - Jan 2001
Return to Top

Find the Right Caregiver at CareLinx

CareLinx home care services include housekeeping, transportation, meal preparation, shopping, medication reminders, mobility assistance, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, exercise, companionship and more. Compared to traditional agencies, our caregiver services include four distinct advantages.

1. Preferred, high-quality care: CareLinx customers prefer our care over competitors’ by a factor of 10 to 1. You get to choose and interview the caregiver, resulting in a better match and higher quality care.

2. Uniquely affordable: as an online caregiver network with low overhead and zero markups on caregiver pay, our prices are up to 50 percent less than traditional senior care agencies.

3. Care advocates: our direct-hire model gives caregivers higher wages and flexible schedules, and consumers low prices. Everyone gets a better quality of life.

4. Peace of mind: in-home caregivers are background checked and technology-enabled to give you visibility and transparency in the home. Our app provides GPS clock-ins clock-outs, real-time secure messaging, and personalized digital care plan.

Learn More