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Patsy S., Care Companion in Chicago Heights, IL 60411 with 16 years paid experience

Patsy S. Care Companion in Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Looking for full or part-time work as a care companion.

  • First aid certification

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    First aid certification

  • CPR certification

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    CPR certification

Chicago Heights, IL (Chicago Heights, IL • 9 miles away | will travel 50 mi)

  • 16 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Home Care Rates $18 per hour
$72 per half day
$150 per full day
$750 per week
$3000 per month

Patsy’s Bio

Hi. My name is Patsy Stephens. I have been in the health care field for 30 years. I started out as a Medical assistant working in the lab at St. MARY'S Hospital in Hobart Indiana. I worked there for about 8 years while attending IUN for nursing. while working at St. Mary's I realized that I didn't want to be a nurse. I was very happy as a Medical assistant. I then went to work for Dr. Ashwani Kumar in Internal medicine and Geriatrics. during this time I was offered a teaching position which with Dr. Kumars encouragement I accepted the position and began the most rewarding phase of my life. I love being a Medical assistant and I love taking care of people. I worked briefly in home health care with a stroke patient who passed away. I love what I do and to me being able to help people is the most rewarding aspect of my job. I have had a very difficult year though and I am looking to make some changes in my life. I lost my 29 year old daughter and my mother in a 2 month period. the loss was devastating and I knew right there and then that I wanted to spend my days helping people. taking care of them in what ever way possible. I'm a certified medical assistant. certified phlebotomist an allied health instructor with the American medical technologist. I am a CPR instructor through American heart association


Age Specific Experience

16 years paid experience with:

  • Under 55 years old
  • 55 to 64 years old
  • 65 to 74 years old
  • 75 to 84 years old
  • Over 85 years old

Experience with providing basic care services:

  • Conversation and companionship
  • Safety supervision
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication reminders
  • Social activities
  • Light housekeeping
  • Exercise/Physical activities
  • Laundry and linen changes
  • Shopping
  • Mobility assistance

Experience with providing personal care services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Feeding and special diet
  • Toileting

Experience with providing individualized services:

  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Grooming Guidance
  • Assistance with Pets
  • Meal Planning
  • Nutrition Education
  • Mobility Training

Experience with providing health & medical services:

  • Wound Care
  • Pain Management
  • IV Therapy/Injections
  • Diabetic Care
  • Central Line Care
  • Ostomy Care

Willing to run errands

Willing to provide non-medical transportation (e.g. to appointments, shopping, errands, etc.)

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

Prefers to work as a live in care provider

  • Short term (1 to 3 months)
  • Temporary (4 to 12 months)
  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)
  • On call (as needed)

Job Duration

  • Willing consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible


My availability is valid through 10/19/20

  • Weekday Early Morning
  • Day-time Weekdays (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends Daytime
  • Weekends Evenings
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Patsy S.
Patsy S.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

years experience

Home Care Rates $18 per hour
$72 per half day
$150 per full day
$750 per week
$3000 per month

  • First aid training

  • CPR certification

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