Invite to Apply

Ruth Y.

  • 20-40/hr
  • 4 yrs exp
  • English, German

Aloha! I am a 39 year old woman from Hana Hawaii who is relocating back to my beloved Seattle in January. I have a BA in Psychology and 15 years experience working with the mentally ill. i have been teaching yoga and Pilates and nutrition classes here in Hawaii for the past 4 1/2 years and am looking for a transition into this meaningful work. I love people, creativity and wellness and look forward to the joy and opportunity that are available if we move forward with this relationship. I am aware that much is required for this position to run smoothly and i look forward to the challenge.

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

Medical Licenses and Certifications

  • certified massage therapist

Special Needs Care Experience

  • Asthma
  • Bed-Wetting (Enuresis)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blindness
  • Burns
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Dyspraxia
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Hearing Impairment or Loss
  • Heart Disease, Valvular
  • Hepatitis
  • Hypothyroidism Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Speech-Language Disorder
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Schizophrenia, personality disorder
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Asberger Syndrome
  • Attention-Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Binge -Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder, Childhood/Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Bulemia Nervosa
  • Down Syndrome
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Learning Disability
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Retardation
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia Childhood-Onset
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Seriously Emotionally Disturbed
  • Tourette's Syndrome

Medication Administration

  • Opthalmic Eye Drop and Ointment
  • Otic Ear Drop
  • Nebulized Therapy Breathing Treatment
  • Inhaled Inhaler
  • Rectal Suppositories
  • 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
  • Proper Body Lifting Mechanics
  • Mobilization Exercises (Range of Motion)
  • Special Medical Diets
  • Wound Care/Cleaning & Changing Dressings
  • 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
  • Handicap Accessible Vehicle (Loading/Unloading Client & Equipment)

Job Type

  • Scheduled

My Availability Until 02/16/2015

  • Weekday Daytime (M - F)
  • Weekday Afternoons (After school)
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekday Overnight
  • Weekend Daytime
  • Weekend Evening
  • Weekend Overnight