Christina S.

$25.00 / hr

I'm a people person. I'm flexible and compatible with, I would say, just about every personality type. Just for the simple fact that I accept people for who they are and where they are. I like to say, essentially, I will meet them where they're at in life. What attracted me to being a caregiver is my desire to help people live as free and independent as possible. I enjoy being a caregiver because I love people and their company and I love hearing their stories of where they've been and what they've done. I think what I love most about being a caregiver is just the fact that I'm empowered to give a piec e of myself to someone, to hopefully make their life better or more comfortable. I have a lot of achievements, but I think the one that I'm most proud of is the one where I had a client who would not allow anyone to draw their blood or do any kind of testing on them that was really necessary to make things better for them and get them a proper health care assessment. But, they were willing to put down their guard for me. Because of me they allowed work to be done and I can't tell you how thrilled I was that I would have that effect on somebody. ... more

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Personal Support Assistant

Multnomah County Aging & Dis

Aug 2008 - Present

I have worked in various capacities. From housekeeping to wound care to medication assistance to providing companionship. This includes various other skills with Education and Training. I have attended classes on a regular basis every year regarding healthcare and Independence for the elderly and disabled. I am very good at what I do. I love assisting people to maintain their freedom and Independence in living. It brings me profess ional and personal satisfaction as I am all about the people and what they want for the duration of their life. I am empowered to be of assistance to them and it brings me great joy. I am kind, compassionate, and patient. I am a True Companion and Provider. ... more

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Social science

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