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Lisa O.

Lisa O.

$15.00 / hr

Amboy, IL

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About Lisa

I am a very upbeat and positive person. I feel I was put on this earth to help others whenever I can. I always go out of my way to be kind and assist others however I can. If someone needs to just vent, I will listen while giving them all my attention. I want them to feel they are my top priority, because they are. I have worked with people with mental illness and addiction issue, bipolar and then there are the medical issues....these people need love and someone to be there for them, to spend time with them...sometimes just to be "present" for them. Give them the integrity they deserve and if they are on their way out of this place, let them know they matter and can move on if that be the case.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


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

Job Interests

  • Full Time

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education


Mar 2016 - Present
Jeff Jones
Care for severely handicap 19 yr old male. He is totally dependent on others: diaper changing, feeding, dispense his medications, bath/personal care and companionship. He spends his day either sitting in his wheelchair or on the floor, so I get on the floor with him and love on him as much as I can. He is a very loving and lovable young man who loves back rubs and being talked to. He is very personable, even though he is unable to communicate. He is always happy and smiling. My heart loves helping others and making sure they are taken care of and treated with integrity. I do not care for him full time, only occasionally and sometimes over night. He is a very big boy, as I do not transfer him to vehicles or into the tub.
Mar 2016 - Present

Patient Access Revenue Cycle

Aug 2018 - Nov 2018
OSF Healthcare System
As a Patient Access/Revenue Cycle Float, I travel to one of 6 locations in the Peoria area. All while encouraging team work, demonstrating integrity, consistently being respectful and always exhibiting compassion by listening to those I serve. Check in all patients for out patient procedures Transcribe Physicians orders Verify demographics-add/make changes as needed Obtain electronic signatures Collect payments Scheduling and Pre-registering patients Verify insurance and add into Epic system End of day balancing of cash drawer CPT coding and Diagnosis coding Medicare/Medicaid and Insurance knowledge Work on problem accounts in the work queue Assist patients in anyway I can with love Earned multiple Certifications of Completion such as: 2018 Compliance, Medicare Parts C & D General Compliance Training, Identifying & Assessing Victims of Abuse & Neglect and Privacy Training to name a few Receive lab specimans On a daily basis worked in EPIC, ATLAS, ULTIPRO, API for time management, Health Stream, PeopleSoft, and Credit Card payment systems
Aug 2018 - Nov 2018

Business Owner

Mar 2002 - Apr 2016
Doctor Kleen LLC
All responsibilities of being a Business owner and employing 15 employees and 3 volunteers for a Cleaning Company with a window division, as well as a store front, selling Window Treatment & Custom made Draperies. Offering new construction, residential a commercial cleaning and making our clients our first priority by excellent customer service: Wide range of human resources responsibilities High volume of business marketing, goal setting and getting Recruitment, interviews, career fairs/booths and set up, wage determination and adjusting, reference checks, hire, fire and all training Kept updated on labor laws and minimum wage laws Drug screening Data entry and inventory control Tripled business from first year to second year by networking and being visible both in 2 different newspapers and business opportunity meetings from the Janesville area to Lake Geneva area Gain trust from a world renowned Home Builder in Fontana, WI, resulting in working in multi-million dollar homes and club houses and being listed on the South Shore Club concierge list to perform exclusive cleaning services Sanitize equipment and documentation, all training of equipment and chemicals Cash handling, billing and collections when needed
Mar 2002 - Apr 2016

Concordia University

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013
Beloit, WI
Jan 2013 - Jan 2013

House Mother

Nov 2008 - Nov 2010
Lighthouse Transitional Home for Women
The Lighthouse was a discipleship home, created by local Christians of various denominations, united by the vision of offering women being released from prison a supportive Christian environment and the assistance needed to successfully reintegrate them back into society. We are strictly supported by donations of faith. I customized a circle of support for each resident in areas that they need help in, such as Bible study, discipleship, job skills, managing finances, developing healthy relationships, transportation and legal issues. I also interviewed all the ladies in their prison settings as potential residents as well as all volunteers for our program. I was also on our Board of Directors. Just to mention a few of my responsibilities: I flew to Mexico to become a Missionary with Tecate International Cash handling Transportation for residents to all meeting and appointments Build relationships with the ladies parole officers and social workers and meet with them on a regular basis Speaking engagements and presentations regarding our program Scheduling all volunteers and mentors Attending court dates and hearing for the residents Administering UA's and Breathalyzer tests and send to lab when necessary finger stick blood test to check sugar levels, take blood pressure and dispense medications Working with patients from all diversified cultures and back grounds.
Nov 2008 - Nov 2010

Asst Supervisor

Aug 1982 - Nov 2000
Dr Mark Glesne DDS
Responsibilities included working as both a 4-handed Dental Assistant (performing expanded duties) and Front Desk/Receptionist: Marketing and networking for office growth excellent communication skills High levels of Customer Service Supervise and train all Dental Assistants to be top notch assistants to the Doctor Human resources CPR and OSHA certified and put in charge of updating OSHA books Sterilization and sanitation of instruments-bagging Hazardous Waste and Sharps, as well as cleaning Auto Clave, Statum and Ultra Sonic cleaners (and documentation of such) AR/AP and all banking Cash handling, billing, collections and payment arrangements Review and update patient records and demographic Doctor referrals, scheduling, appointment confirmation and call in prescriptions Take, develop and mount all x-rays before digital Evaluate and Educate patients on Oral Hygiene Charting with Doctor and Hygienists Insurance verification, submissions and follow-up to insure prompt payments Take and document patient vitals
Aug 1982 - Nov 2000

School of Cosmotology

Jan 1998 - Jan 1998
Peoria, IL
Jan 1998 - Jan 1998

Delavan High School

Jan 1979 - Jan 1983
Delavan, IL
Jan 1979 - Jan 1983
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