Teresa B.

$11.00 / hr

I believe I am a great caregiver because I am able to put the individuals needs before my own; caring for others is something I also take a lot of pride in. After being a mother for many years and after my kids were old and grown, I came to the realization that my life was lacking something very important. I get self-satisfaction by caring for those who need it the most. Everyone deserves to have their needs met whether they can do it themselves or not. If not, then I want to be the person to help. This is why I became a caregiver. Not only does this give me a sense of accomplishment, but more im portantly, my greatest accomplishment happens everyday when I am successfully able to care for others and meet their everyday needs. ... more

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Behavioral specialist

San Angelo state school

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015

Assisting individuals with mental, behavioral, and physical disabilities with everyday living . Taking to appointments,school, work, shopping , ect. Directing staff, and charting .

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Program director

Myrtlewood estates

Jun 2002 - Nov 2015

Assisted residents in ADLs, medications, conducted activities, scheduling , directed 27 staff members , assessments of potential residents , ordering of medications, and handled all physicians orders .

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Outcome specialist

Draco services inc.

Nov 2015 - May 2012

Assisting with ADLs, medications , appointments , conducted activities and assisted with getting individuals prepared for special Olympics . Worked with PICA, SIBs, behaviors, and autistic individuals .

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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Lake View High School

1985 - Present Chicago IL