Saquita G.

$16.00 / hr

I enjoy helping others. I love to help people keep their independence, that is very important to people and I feel they should hold on to that as long as they possibly can. I am a natural nurturer so taking care of others come easy for me. I have taken care of my loved ones all my life and in the work force I have found that it is something I enjoy. I love helping someone accomplish difficult task for themselves, the happiness, excitement and smiles on their faces are priceless to me. I have been a caregiver for a shorter time than others but during the times I have, the families I have interacted with has appreciated me by showing me great respect and trust with their loved ones. I focus on doing for my clients and at the same time I get to know them on a level that is professional but also personal. This is a field that I would stay in for a very long time and feel I will enjoy everyone I come in contact with for years to come. I am currently looking for 24hour shifts 3 days a week back to back during the week with flexibility to move days around if need to. This will best suite my family but give me the opportunity to assist someone else's family. ... more

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SSP/Support Staff Professional

Vantage Point/AO

Aug 2012 - Jul 2014

I worked on goals/outcomes that the families and caseworkers wanted the clients to achieve, took clients out into the community, did hygiene and assist with lunch (everything from feeding, preparing and purchasing), went to appointments for some clients, picked up clients from home and took them back.

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DCP/Direct Care Professional

Skills Unlimited

Apr 2013 - Jul 2014

Did light house duties. Helped client with toiletry, hygiene, dressing and getting in and out of bed--this client is completely wheelchair bond and I had to use a hoarer lift, the other client in the home I just had to assist her with her house duties. I took them out into the community to do whatever they needed and wanted to do.

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DSP/Direct Support Professional

Ark of the Ozark

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013

I gave meds, assist clients with the house duties and worked on their goals/outcomes with them that their families and case workers wanted them to accomplish. Ran errands and just took them out into the community at times. Theses clients were higher functioning so there was more assisting than doing for them.

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Manager

Edible Arrangements

Dec 2010 - Jul 2012

Managed a crew of five employees, trained, assisted with marketing, helped with maintaining the books, hired and fired.

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Customer Service Rep

Teletech

Jan 2012 - May 2012

This is a call center which I worked for a bank through called USAA Bank. I provided vital banking information and product availability for military families.

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Customer Service Rep

Teletech

Aug 2010 - Nov 2010

Call center. I provided vital banking information and product availability for military families.

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Pizza Hut

Aug 2010 - Oct 2010

I worked in the call center for Pizza Hut and I provided customers with specials and took orders in a timely manner.

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Customer Service/Production Assistant

Edible Arrangements

Oct 2009 - May 2010

Assisted customers with products and orders. Prepared fruit and made the arrangements

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AT&T

Aug 2008 - Apr 2009

I worked in the call center for AT&T's small business mobile. I provided small business with activating phones, new accounts, payments, billing, on-line services and technical support.

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Nurse Aide

Intergrity Home Care

Mar 2008 - Jul 2008

Provided residential and transitional living services to men and women

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

certification

Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Education
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Vatterott College - Quincy

Diplima in Accounting with Data Processing

2004 - 2005 Quincy IL