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Catherine M.     Age 67      Female      Portland  - SE Division
 
Member ID: 29170 
Seeking work as a : Housekeeper 
Position Type: Live-Out, Part Time 
 
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  About Me
 
I am a registered nurse with extensive experience in geriatric nursing and have been the primary caregiver for 2 elderly parents for several years. I managed the housekeeping, medical appointments, treatments and medications. Coordinated social functions, grocery shopping and community activities.
I am able to clean thoroughly, manage your home and care for your elderly family members; I have experience with memory impaired clients and have a current RN license and CPR certification

I have several college degrees, exceptional communications skills and provide outstanding customer service. Knowledge of gardening acquired while working with community garden club, excellent cook and creative photographer. Responsible for installing an art gallery on the geriatric unit featuring my nature photography.
I relocated from the East Coast to be near family and have enjoyed exploring the Portland area.
 
 
 
Valid Driver's License:
Yes 
Has a Vehicle:
No 
Can Swim Well:
Yes 
Smoking Status:
Non-Smoker 
Comfortable with pets:
Yes 
Languages spoken:
English, English 
 
My Nationality:
American 
Background Check:
Yes 
Eligible to work in the U.S.:
Yes 
Civil Status:
Single 
Religion/Spiritual Practice:
Christian 
 
 
  Work Experience & Education Background
 
10 years experience, 3 references

Able to vacuum, dust, mop and sweep. Extensive experience with laundry, bed making, cleaning kitchens and appliances. Worked for several very particular individuals and responsible for household care of several very large homes. Particular care with environmental allergies. 
 
 
Education/Training:
College, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, CPR Training, Certified Elderly Care Training, valid RN license 
Masters of Science Applied Communication Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, Ma. Bachelors of Science Nursing Virginia State University Petersburg, Va. Bachelors of Arts English Literature Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, Ma.  
 
  Job Preferences
 
Seeking work as a :
Housekeeper 
Prefer to work in:
House & Apartment Cleaning or Residential, Commercial Office Cleaning  
Position Type:
Live-Out, Part Time 
Work Hours:
less than 20 hours/week 
Position Duration:
   3 - 12 months
 
   As Long as Needed
 
   Occasional/As Needed
 
Willing to provide own cleaning equipment:
No 
Willing to provide own cleaning supplies:
Yes 
 
Desired Start Date:
April 26, 2016 
Desired Salary:
$20/Hour 
Childcare Responsibilities:
Yes 
Eldercare Responsibilities:
Yes 
Housekeeping Duties:
   Clean the inside of the home and the immediate external areas (porch, patio, walk ways, garden)
 
   Kitchen cleaning- Dishes, cleaning inside and outside of fridge, cupboards, oven, dishwasher, pantry, counters and floors
 
   Clean Outside of Oven, Fridge, and Dishwasher
 
   Laundry (washing, drying clothing and household items)
 
   Ironing
 
   Meal preparation and service
 
   Cooking and serving on special events for family and or guests
 
   Grocery shopping and household errands
 
   Keeping the household supplies fully stocked
 
   Receive & serve guests
 
   Pet care
 
   Plant care (garden and household plants)
 
   Secure/supervise tradesmen/contractors
 
   Rotate seasonal clothing in closets, maintain pantry and routinely clear out of date and spoiled items.
 
   House sitting
 
   Handling household finances, paying bills
 
   Bed making, linen changing
 
   Travel arrangements on behalf of employer
 
   Hiring and supervising other household staff members
 
   Plan/direct special events
 
 
 
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
Have worked as an event planner with responsibility for coordinating large functions such as dinner dances, fund raising events and theatrical productions. Very enthusiastic creative cook with attention to specific dietary/nutritional considerations. 
 
 
  References
 
Professor William Drury 
 
 
 
Linda Jenkins RN