Kara Rowe-Villafane

  • Oxford County Maine

Experienced in Healthcare, Childcare and Management

Work History

Work History
Nov 1999 - Jul 2001

Dietary Aid

Maine Veteran's Homes

Played a key role in resident's diet plans and menu.
Helped prepare meals and delivered to Residents.
Cleaning, stocking, and sanitizing. 

2001 - 2005

Lead Child & Youth Program Asst.

Panzer Kasserne CDC

Responsible for caring for children ages 6 weeks-6 yrs. 

Created lesson plans and community involvement

Maintained child files and interacted positively with team and parents

Jan 2006 - Jan 2007

Manager

Daddy Daycare

As the manager of Daddy Daycare I was responsible for overseeing the functions of the facility. 

Hired new staff, maintained files, recieved payments, invoice/billing.  Created lesson plans as well as marketing for the company.

2007 - 2008

Office Assistant

Farabaugh Chiropractic

Assisted with patient therapies.
Created and maintained patient files.
Received phone calls and scheduled appointments.
Prepared and verified patient's insurance.

2008 - 2008

Sales Associate

Victoria's Secret

Assisted customers and set up product displays.
Processed incoming shipments and stalked shelves.
Trained new staff.
Maintained a clean and organized work space.

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

Direct Care Aide

Association for the Developmentally Disabled

Cared for Consumers with developmental disabilities. Maintained Consumer documentation and emergency files. Trained new staff. Planned and coordinated daily and special activities with Consumers. Administered medications and therapies.

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011

Independent Contractor

Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services

Received potential client inquiries and maintained a 30% conversion rate. Prepared and maintained client billing. Scheduled new client meetings. Prepared and mailed promotional marketing material.

Jun 2013 - Feb 2015

CRMA/DSP

The Progress Center

Cared for Consumers with developmental disabilities.
Maintained Consumer documentation and emergency files.
Trained new staff.
Planned and coordinated daily and special activities with Consumers.
Administered medications. 

Maintained positive relationships with staff, managers, community, and consumer's guardians. 

Education

Education
Jul 2013 - Jul 2015

CRMA

CRMA

Certified to pass medications

2012 - 2013

Dental Assistant Certificate

Penn Foster

Certified Dental Assistant

2008 - 2011

CNA

MyTees Healthcare

Certified Nurse Assistant

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

None

Central Maine Community College

Studied Early Childhood Development 

Jan 2000 - Jan 2001

High School Diploma

Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School

Studied Arts & Communication

Skills

Skills

Patient Safety

Medication Administration

I have administered medications in several work force areas and maintain current certifications

Medical Billing

I have created new and efficient invoices and maintained patient/client files to bill and recieve for services

Answering Phones

I have answered phones for many various work force settings

Customer Service

I have had a vast amount of training and experience maintaining excellent customer relations

Childcare

I have over 10 years working with children and have held my CDA credential

Caregiving

I have worked as a caregiver for many years and strive to do my best for all consumers

Community Outreach

I have excellent training and experience relating to building and maintaining relationships with community

Marketing Communications

I have experience in marketing and promoting businesses

References

References

Katie Lenberg, DSP/CRMA

Worked with for 1 year. 207-890-3355

Sarah Rosenburg, DSP/CRMA

Worked with for 2 years. 207-890-7728

Jen Cousins CRMA/DSP

Worked with for 2 years. 207-754-5332