Lavada L.

$15.00 / hr

I became a caregiver because I have experience caring for elderly family members. I enjoy be a caregiver because I am able to brighten someone's day. My personal achievement was when I lifted my client spirits enough to want to live again. I am self motivated caring individual, I enjoy talking and interacting with the elderly, I am dependable, punctual , and honest.

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Work

St Joseph Hospital

Oct 2012 - Jul 2015

Provides high-quality patient care as needed within hospital setting. Responsible for preserving patient dignity and minimizing patient discomfort while carrying out the following duties: feeding, bed pan changes, diapering, emptying drainage bags and bathing. Assess vital signs, glucose, and perform PKU test on babies. Admitting babies and moms, charting, discharging patients, and setting up rooms for new admissions. Adhere to HIP PA guidelines. Ensure the accurate, timely flow of information by maintaining thorough patient records and updating team members on patients’ status. ... more

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Personal Care Assistant

Silverado @ Home

Nov 2010 - Jun 2010

Provided high quality care as needed within home-healthcare and nursing-home setting. Responsible for preserving patient dignity and minimizing patient discomfort while carrying out the following duties: feeding, bed changes, diapering, and bathing. Provided companionship. Adhered to HIPPA guidelines. Ensure the accurate, timely flow of information by maintaining thorough patient records and updating team members on patients’ stat us. ... more

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Customer Service Representative

Apria Healthcare

Oct 2008 - Jan 2009

Delivered exceptional customer service and administrative support by responding to customer inquiries, complaints, billing questions, payment extensions, and service requests; prepared equipment sales and rental agreements, complied daily transaction data for reporting and training purposes. Interfaced daily with internal partners in accounting, field services, operations and upper management. Utilized consultative selling techniqu es to inform customers about new and existing products. ... more

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Senior Collector

Houston Funding Corp

Sep 2006 - Oct 2008

Handled a high influx of inbound and outbound calls within a dynamic call center environment. Monitored client’s overdue payments. Called clients and debtors to gather additional information as well as provide information regarding penalties for unpaid balances and to give recommendation on how to manage their accounts. Negotiated credit extensions when necessary. Notified credit departments and turned over records to the legal department when clients and / or debtors failed to respond to collection attempts. Monitored and updated client and debtor records with financial and collection efforts ... more

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Courtesy Booth Operator

Foodarama Markets

Sep 1996 - Sep 2001

Provided first-class customer service and cash management in a demanding retail environment. Responsibilities included: cashing personal checks, processing utility bill payments, wire transfers, and refunds. Proficiently operated cash register. Audited cash register tapes, government issued food vouchers, and manufacturer rebates. Worked closely with vendors to schedule maintenance, product recall recovery, and product delivery. Ma intained an awareness of all promotions and advertisements to provide information to customers. ... more

Education

certificate

2010 - 2010 Houston TX

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diploma

2002 - 2002 Houston TX

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Jack Yates High School

diploma

1978 - 1980