Invite to Apply

Katherine R.

  • 15-25/hr
  • 6 yrs exp
  • English, American Sign Language

My name is Katie, and I am excited to now be a part of the 4sitters community! For several years I have provided care to children and adults with special needs. It is important to me to provide a fun day and enriching day that centers around the personal values and needs of the family. I've met and worked with some amazing individuals over the years, and am hoping to form some new connections.

  • Bachelors
  • Comfortable with pets
  • Willing to learn new diagnoses and care skills
  • I have a reliable vehicle
  • I am willing to drive children

Special Needs Care Experience

  • Asthma
  • Bed-Wetting (Enuresis)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dermatitis all types
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dyslexia
  • Epilepsy (Seizure Disorder)
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Hearing Impairment or Loss
  • Neurological Disorder
  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Asberger Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Dysthymia (Low Grade Depression)
  • Learning Disability
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Retardation
  • Multisystem Developmental Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobia

Medication Administration

  • Opthalmic Eye Drop and Ointment
  • Otic Ear Drop
  • Nebulized Therapy Breathing Treatment
  • Inhaled Inhaler
  • Oral Swallowed by mouth in form of pill, liquid, lozenge, tablet, gel
  • Emergency Medication Administration (EpiPen, Glucose Gel, Rectal Suppository, Sublingual)

Experience or training in the following Medical/Healthcare Skills

  • Ambulation With or Without Cane/Walker
  • Oral Care
  • Bed Baths/Shower Assistance
  • Bed Pan/Bedside Commode
  • Orthopedic Hardware
  • Blood Glucose Testing/Emergency Plan
  • Special Medical Diets
  • Obtain/Monitor Vital Signs
  • Seizure Procedures/Emergency Plan
  • Managing Medical Care Plan for a Patient/Client
  • Food Allergies
  • Taking Client to Medical Appointments and Effectively Communicating with Medical Professionals and Family

Job Type

  • Occasional, Scheduled, Summer

My Availability Until 06/29/2014

  • Weekday Early Mornings (Before school)
  • Weekday Daytime (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons (After school)
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekday Overnight