Anne K.

$30.00 / hr

Seattle, WA

About Anne

This was my dream job when I was about 12 years taking care of my grand mother everyday after school. My duties were to take food to her, collect firewood, draw water from the river and sweep her kitchen and wash dishes. I loved and still love taking care of the elderly and the sick to this day. I am a compassionate, responsible, loving, patient, good company, attentive listener and also empathetic.I am a sociable person who has a natural affinity to providing continuous care. I am dependable, able to handle situations under pressure. Looking for a compatible family or company to work with.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • 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

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer Recovery
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English
  • ASL

Experience & Education

CNA

Aug 2015 - Aug 2019
Evergreen health
Provides patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths. Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals. Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information. Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor. Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records. Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures. Protects organization's value by keeping patient information confidential. Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, .maintaining licensure.
Aug 2015 - Aug 2019

evergreen health

Jan 2015 - Jan 2017
Jan 2015 - Jan 2017

hospice unit tech

Aug 2015 - Jan 2017
Evergreen Healthcare- Hospice
Provide personal care to the patient in a compassionate and understanding manner. Under the written and/or verbal direction of the RN, the HHA performs the following duties. Provide appropriate care of skin, hair, mouth and feet; nail care for hands will be provided only as directed by the PCC. Provide good body alignment, positioning, and range of motion exercises for non-ambulatory patients Assist patient in and out of bed and with ambulation with family or facility staff assistance as indicated...Assist patient with use of bedpan, urinal, commode and bathroom.Assist with feeding and dressing patients Monitor and record temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure, as directed by the RN Significant changes in the patient's condition will be reported to the RN immediately. Remind and assist patient in taking pre-measured medications. May assist with medications that are self-administered. Perform various housekeeping duties related to patient care. Perform simple procedures as an extension of therapeutic services as delegated by the RN and in accordance with the plan of care. Order and maintain supplies as assigned. Responsible for maintenance of own entries into paper and electronic medical records, assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards. Participate in ongoing filing and maintenance of the paper medical record as directed. Maintain the dignity of the dying patient.
Aug 2015 - Jan 2017

Home Health of Kansas

Jan 2006 - Jan 2006
Jan 2006 - Jan 2006

Valley secretarial college

Jan 1986 - Jan 1986
Jan 1986 - Jan 1986

Mumbi girls High School - Kenya

Jan 1981 - Jan 1985
Jan 1981 - Jan 1985

Reviews (3)

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February 2020
Michael W.
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Thanks, Anne! You were great!
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February 2019
Donald C.
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I am glad you finally got through! I am more than happy to pay you for the wonderful service you provide mom.
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January 2018
Vivian A.
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Mom and I really appreciate Anne and her diligence and kindness - she fills the room with sunshine.
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