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Rita L.

Rita L.

$17.00 / hr

San Antonio, TX

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About Rita

Hi, I am 51 years old, have two children(both grown) and have spent my life in the "making people happy" line of work. I had my first job at the age of 12. I was a counselor/instructor for special kids. I learned more over that summer then I had ever imagined possible. If 12 sounds young... it was. I was a ward of the State(New York). My father died 3 years earlier and my mom..... was crazy. We moved 16 times in one year... thats when Welfare stepped in..... This backround info is only relevent or the purpose of understanding. It was hard, scary and often made me feel "beaten-down". moment one of camp ... BAM!! I knew, understood that I didn't have it so bad..... I had the ability to make my life whatever I wanted to make it......... the kids in my group had the motto " my glass is half FULL, NOT half empty". I finshed high school, went to college, served in the Army ... I beat the odds... I have always treated others as I would want to be treated. fairly, non-judging, encouraging..... because that is how( from the very first minute) my group of kids had treated me. I was a certified nurses aide in New York. I have experience working with individuals suffering from dementia. Both in my professional and personal life. I am confident that I will be an asset to you.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

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

    Skills & Expertise

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Renal and Urological Disorders
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Skin Disorders
    • Senior Care
    • Elder Care
    • Home Care

    Languages

    • English

    Experience & Education

    Bartender

    Apr 2002 - Dec 2012
    IDKY Cafe & Lounge
    opened restaurant in morning and prepared for the days work. Contacted vendors to place orders, recieved these orders, paid for the orders. Monthly inventory, trained new employees, prepared work schedules.
    Apr 2002 - Dec 2012

    SUNY Brockport, Brockport NY

    Oct 1981 - May 1984
    Oct 1981 - May 1984
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