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Cheryl M.

$25.00 / hr

Seattle, WA

About Cheryl

I live in West Seattle, have six years of experience helping people restore their lives back to normalcy, and making sure the patient is in a comfortable and safe environment. Work closely with patients, care plan teams, and family members to ensure goals are met. My professional skills include : Med-Tec Delegation CPR / First Aid Certified Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) State Certificated Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate Able to work with diverse backgrounds, cultures and environments Work compassionately with Hospice patients, and people with disabilities TPR, BP Administered requested medications to patients, under RN's permission (Morphine and other narcotic medications assigned) I love the rewards of helping others, and providing a wide variety of care as they are moving through their recovery process, and getting back to their normal way a life.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

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

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • 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
  • Hearing Disorders
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Boat Ramp Operator

Apr 2015 - Present
City of Seattle Parks and Receation
To enhance the safety and quality of life in Seattle's parks through a uniformed resence, respectful, professional assistance, and quality customer service to all park users and visitors. Maintain the assurance that people pay the necessary fee to launch their boats in specified areas. Promote voluntary compliance by educating the public of the park and boat rules. Deter negative activity through a uniformed, diplomatic, and authoritative presence. Serve as a friendly ambassador for the City, build relationships, create community, and assist park boaters and visitors. Support positive use of the park boat launchers and visitors. Assist people who are in need of support.
Apr 2015 - Present

Certified Nurse Assistant

Jul 2015 - Present
Harvard Partner
Provided patients and clients’ with their well-being of life, companionship, basic hygiene, dressing, grooming, transferring, positioning, and incontinence care. Monitored vitals & skin integrity. Help with feeding meals, preformed light housekeeping/laundry, shower and ran errands. Assisted in exercises as part of physical therapy (ADL) Maintain personal and comprehensive assessments supporting the client detailed care plan.
Jul 2015 - Present

South Seattle Community College

Jan 2011 - Jan 2017
Seattle, WA
Jan 2011 - Jan 2017

Certified Nurse Assistant

Aug 2013 - Mar 2015
Careforce
Provided for clients’ well-being, companionship, basic hygiene, dressed, groomed, transferring positioning and incontinence care. Monitored vitals & skin integrity. Feeding of meals, preformed light housekeeping/laundry, and ran errands. Assisted in exercises as part of physical therapy (ADL).  Maintained personal and comprehensive assessments supporting the client detailed care plan.
Aug 2013 - Mar 2015

Certified Nurse Assistant/Administrative Assistant

Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
VA Hospital
Performed general office duties, data entry, greet arriving patients, operating multi-line phone. Collected patients’ insurance information and signed HIPPA forms. Provided personalized services to Doctors, staff patients and their families. Contacted other outside medical facilities to schedule new patient appointments. Helping with bathing, dressing, re positioning, and ran errands. Helped transport and escorted patients. Demonstrated great listening skills in understanding staff, physicians, patients family’s needs and concerns.
Mar 2013 - Mar 2014

Seni Nursing School

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013
Seattle, WA
Jan 2013 - Jan 2013

Store Clerk

Aug 2008 - Nov 2012
Washington State Liquor Control Board
Stocked shelves, counters, and tables with alcoholic beverages and other merchandise. Functioned as a lead person to three other employees. Responsible for POS transactions while ensuring compliance with government regulations. Kept accurate records of reconciled cash deposits at end of each shift.
Aug 2008 - Nov 2012

Administrative Assistant

Dec 2005 - Nov 2007
Seattle Housing Authority
Provided administrative support for the Property Administrator and Senior Managers. Organized planned conferences, Directors' meetings and trip planning Screened and directed incoming calls, communicated with tenants, and assisted with defusing of tenants’ concerns. Calculated and paid monthly bills. Prepared, received and distributed incoming/outgoing mail. Communicated using Outlook, for planning schedules.
Dec 2005 - Nov 2007

South Seattle Community College

Jan 2007 - Jan 2007
Seattle, WA
Jan 2007 - Jan 2007

Administrative Assistant

Jun 2006 - Dec 2006
Pacific Medical Center
Pacific Medical Center Seattle, WA Medical Administrative Assistant 06/06 to 12/06  Greeted patients, scheduled appointments, made reminder appointment calls.  Answered multi-line phones and prepared patient reports.  Maintained patients’ confidentiality information using HIPPA forms, collected insurance information and additional sensitive documents.  Work closely with patients, Doctors, Nurses, other health care providers, and families concerning heath care.
Jun 2006 - Dec 2006

Medical Administrative Assistant

Jun 2006 - Dec 2006
Pacific Medical
Greeted patients, scheduled appointments, made reminder appointment calls. Answered multi-line phones and prepared patient reports. Maintained patients’ confidentiality information using HIPPA forms, collected insurance information and additional sensitive documents. Work closely with patients, Doctors, Nurses, other health care providers, and families concerning heath care.
Jun 2006 - Dec 2006

Reviews (3)

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May 2018
Eleanor G.
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May 2018
Catherine E.
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Thank you SO much, Cheryl!
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February 2018
Vivian B.
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Thank you so very much for all you hard work and kind words!
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