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Catherine M.     Age 68      Female      Portland  - SE Division
Member ID: 29170 
Seeking work as a : Nanny or Nanny/Housekeeper or Tutor or Mother's Helper 
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:
Has a Vehicle:
Can Swim Well:
Smoking Status:
Comfortable with pets:
Languages spoken:
English, English 
My Nationality:
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  Work Experience & Education Background
10 years experience, 3 references

I have several levels of childcare: I have worked as a governess (nanny) for several families and spent a year as a director of an afterschool program for kids. I graduated from nursing school and went on to specialize in child/adolescent psychiatry. I have worked with all ages from infants to college students in a variety of settings. I have also worked as a school nurse K-12 and worked in community theater for kids theater programs.
In addition to the above, I have raised 3 children, been a working mom and continued my education in graduate school 
Childcare experience within the following age groups:
3 - 12 months, 1 - 2 years, 2 - 5 years, 5 - 10 years, over 10 years of age, special needs children  
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 :
Nanny or Nanny/Housekeeper or Tutor or Mother's Helper 
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
Childcare Duties:
   Light Housekeeping
   Running errands
   Preparing meals
   Children's Laundry
   Limited/light housekeeping
   Occasional supervision of childrens friends/guests
   Ironing children's clothing as needed
   Children's baths and dressing
   Help with homework
   Adhere to special dietary rules (vegetarian, kosher, lactose intolerant, etc.)
   Packing Children's lunches
   Mending Children's clothing as required
   Planning activities for the children
Desired Start Date:
April 27, 2016 
Desired Salary:
Will work with up to:
Two children 
Will travel with the family:
Yes,but up to 10 km 
Will care  Special Needs Children:
Housekeeping Duties:
   Keep a grocery list
   Initial preparation of family's dinner as directed
   Full meal preparation and service
   Keep the kitchen tidy during work hours
   Greeting/serving household guests
   Feed pets during work day as directed
   Walk dog and/or pet care
   Plant care (indoor)
   Family laundry
   Family sheets/towels and other linens
   Grocery shopping regularly as directed
   Dust/Vacuum entire house, minumum weekly frequency
   Sweep kitchen floor daily
   Mop Kitchen floor weekly, minumum weekly frequency
   Run/Empty dishwasher daily
   Empty kitchen trash as required
   Errands, including dry cleaning, as directed
   Book household travel arrangements
   Supervise contractors and tradespersons
   Supervise other household staff
   Event and entertainment planning and organization
Additional Experiences/Qualifications/Preferences:
I have experience as an event planner and have created such diverse functions as: themed dinner dances, coffee houses, theatrical productions and fund raisers 
Professor William Drury 
Linda Jenkins RN