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QUALIFICATIONS:

Caregiver & Home Health Aide - 12+ Years experience
My experience includes caring for a variety of patients/clients with different challenges and needs: quadriplegics; paraplegics; chronic illnesses; young and elderly; developmental disabilities; Alzheimer's; and Hospice care. I have performed skin and wound care, urinary catheterization, organizing and administering meds/shots, bowel care, stoma care, bed baths, normal bathing and hygiene, ROM physical therapy/full range of motion, experience with transferring sometimes heavier patients (generally no need for lift with leverage and pivot technique), licensed driver (van/bus with ramp), muscle stimulation ("stem machine"), progress charting, shopping/errands/meal prep, laundry, and "assisted travel"- both cross country and overseas. I have also worked in a hospital and for multiple Home Health Agency's (see below) as a certified Home Health Aide and certified Nurses Assistant (CHHA & CNA) making intermittent visits in-home; following doctors charts as per specific treatment prescription of patient/client care. Also to note that some periods of my work were performed as a "live-in".
I have a current CA driver license with a clean record, reliable car, insurance, and I am a U.S. citizen. I have adhered to a strict code of confidentiality with everyone I have worked with, and professional discretion when it comes to their personal lives. I have excellent work ethics, I do not take drugs nor do I have any history of alcohol abuse, nor any felonies and a background check is welcomed. I am also pet friendly.
Please note: the actual "CHHA" and "CNA" certification has lapsed although these skills are "second nature" to me, and I can also learn new things quickly and efficiently. I have recently updated Heartsaver/CPR/FirstAid/A.E.Defibrillator Certification. I also have experience in "personal assistance" and can take care of many other day to day needs of my client, ranging from computer work and typing (60wpm), online purchasing, errand running etc. For a full list of these type of things, please ask.

CLIENTS AND TIMELINE:

*PLEASE NOTE: For the privacy of my clients, I have not listed their numbers,
but upon request, my clients have given authorization to be contacted concerning my professional experience with them. Serious inquiries only please.
Note: Most of my clients listed below are C4 - C7 Quads.

Kurt Larsen [Home Health Aide] (Part Time) 1990 - 1995
Duties: Most of the duties performed are described in the "Qualifications" section above.
Additional Note: Assisted travel with Kurt on a month-long vacation to Europe, visiting about 10 countries together. We took plenty of his medical supplies with us and were able to maintain his normal daily medical routine wherever we traveled.

Home Health Agency's [In-Home Medical Visits] (Part to Full Time) 1996 - 1998
(I worked for the following Health Care Agencies simultaneously from '96-'98).
Interim Home Health Care; Orange, CA
VNA Home Health & Hospice Care; Santa Ana, CA
Wessclif Nurses Registry; Newport Beach, CA
Westmed Home Health; Santa Ana, CA
HRN Services; Orange, CA
American Home Health; Santa Ana, CA
Health Force Home Health; Fountain Valley, CA
Duties: Most of the duties performed are described in the "Qualifications" section above.

Alton Alsanjak [Home Health Aide] (Part Time) 1996 - 1998
Duties: Most of the duties performed are described in the "Qualifications" section above.

Ron Kamaka [Home Health Aide] (Part Time) 1996 - 1998
Duties: Most of the duties performed are described in the "Qualifications" section above.

Rob Walton [Home Health Aide] (Full Time) 1996 - 2000 & 2006 - 2009
Duties: Most of the duties performed are quite extensive and described in the "Qualifications" section above. Additional Note: Assisted travel multiple times to Nor. Cal. and cross country to Florida.

C. Coltrane [Assistant & Home Health Aide] (Part & Full Time) 2006 - Present
Duties: Wide range of duties; driving client to doctors appointments and other locations, shopping, multiple daily reminders
on meds etc, and a wide variety of "personal assistance" duties such as house organization, administrative and
computer work, product purchases, errand running, assistance on overseas trips, and a variety of other activities.

A PERSONAL NOTE:
From my own personal experience, and in spending so much time in the lives of those with whom I have worked, I am quite aware of the following; it is difficult for the client to find a good attendant with integrity. For example, as I have worked with many quadriplegics who absolutely depend on their attendants, I've seen unreliable attendants not even show up, or stealing, or driving the client while under the influence, or personally using the client's meds to support their own addictions etc. All this to say; I respect human lives, and genuinely care for my clients well-being.
Also as a side-note: Since music is therapeutic and healing, I have at times been known to play guitar if clients so desire. ...Michael

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS & ACTIVITIES
Computer Proficient- Mac & Windows; Type 60 wpm; Bilingual- English/French; can play guitar.


For a PDF version of my Resume, please let me know.

Thank you, and Best Regards,

Michael Lee

• Location: Los Angeles and Beyond, San Fernando Valley

• Post ID: 103276793 sanfernandovalley
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