Crystal B.

$25.00 / hr

Everett, WA

About Crystal

I have been a licensed Nurse's Aide since 2002 and am experienced in post surgery, rehabilitation, telemetry, ICU, memory and in home care, and cancer. I have knowledge of the body function, pathology, and anatomy. I have 17 years of professional caregiving. I love what I do because I know I am making a difference in people and families lives. I find gratification in knowing that I'm appreciated and needed. Regular continuing education classes gives me new styles of caring. My licenses are up to date in the State of Washington. Everyone requires respect, dignity, kindness, patience, and love. I uphold the word integrity because that's what I expect from others. A description of myself would be hardworking, honest, reliable, and dependable. Finding enjoyment through art, outdoors, games, baking, cooking, crafts, and gardening are the things I love. Family and friends are very important to me because I find pleasure through their company. If you are looking for that special fun loving caregiver for your loved one feel free to contact me.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Overnight
  • Holiday Shifts

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
  • Arthritis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post Surgery Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Home Health Aide

Nov 2019 - Jan 2020
Lauren
I cared for her mother who had terminal cancer who recently passed on. My duties consisted of peri-care, changing her brief, bedding, and assisting with toileting and transfers. I would help with dressing, and getting her ready for her appointments. Assisted with her medications, prepared her breakfast, and helped her to eat. Performed light housekeeping and laundry.
Nov 2019 - Jan 2020

Home Health Aide

Jun 2018 - Oct 2019
Dorothy
I cared for Dorothy's husband who had dementia and Parkinson's. I kept their kitchen cleaned and prepared breakfast and lunch. Performed light housekeeping and helped with Dr. appointments. Everyday assisted with physical exercises, speech therapy, transferring, brushing, shaving, filing nails, walking, showering, dressing, memory, and swallowing exercises. Managed and prompted him with his medications and napping. I kept him entertained by having regular conversations, watching T.V., sitting on the patio, playing games, and drawing pictures.
Jun 2018 - Oct 2019

Home Health Aide

Aug 2018 - May 2019
Judy
I cared for Judy's parents in their home, took them to their appointments and shopping. Prepared their meals, performed light housekeeping, and kept her entertained by playing cards. Helped the father with his shower and changing of his depends. He required standby assistance. Helped them both with memory and took walks together. They would watch T.V., read and colored for activities.
Aug 2018 - May 2019

Lead Massage Therapist

Jan 2011 - Feb 2018
Webber Chiropractic
Was responsible for treating clients who were in car accidents, performed medical massages under their medical insurance, Labor and Industries work related injuries, and relaxation massage. As a group we attended marketing and sports events throughout the year. Other duties that were required: chart noting, laundry, and stocking supplies, and upkeep of massage room. I called and rescheduled clients for future appointments to keep them on their treatment plans. Kept all patient information and documentation secure and confidential. Explained treatment recommendations to the clients.
Jan 2011 - Feb 2018

Massage Therapist

Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Massage Center of Bellevue
Provided a variety of massage techniques to help promote injury recovery, health maintenance, and stress management. Performed relaxation, medical , and Personal Injury work related massage treatments while maintaining patient information and charts as confidential and keeping them secure. Kept up the massage rooms and stocked the clean laundry closet. Documented the treatment plan after each visit and created a treatment plan for the client. Encouraged, explained, scheduled, and rescheduled them for the future treatment.
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011

Myotherapy Institute - Grand Island

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Grand Island, NE
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006

Omaha Northwest High School

Jan 1989 - Jan 1993
Omaha, NE
Jan 1989 - Jan 1993
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