Self-directed Direct Care worker and innovative thinker with a knack for developing creative solutions to complex problems. Seeking a position with the opportunity for new challenges and professional development and advancement. Highly motivated Residential Counselor offering unsurpassed relationship-building and interpersonal skills. Trained in crisis prevention and intervention techniques. Self-starter and team player.
Strategic planning capability
Planning and development
Promotes positive behavior
Independent judgment and decision making
Creative problem solver
Daily living activities educator
First Aid certification
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong client relations
Community Resident AssistantMar 2011 - Current MATHENY MEDICAL AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER
Skillfully developed departmental goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.
Led the planning and achievement of goals and objectives consistent with the agency mission and philosophy.
Established and maintained systems that safely met residents' needs.
Encouraged creative thinking, problem solving, and empowerment as part of the facility management group to improve morale and teamwork.
Assisted in resolving and satisfying client requests and internal operational issues.
Transport residents to and from medical appointments.
Provide ADL's to residents
LEAD DIRECT SERVICE WORKERJul 2010 - Jan 2011 NORTHWEST LA INC..Alexandria, LA
Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Completed all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life with patients with Developmental Disability . Helping residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
Directed client service with an emphasis on reducing dependency on public assistance and increasing client self-sufficiency.
Promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement method.
FOOD SERVICE WORKERAug 2008 - Nov 2009 KBR INSHIRZALAFGHANISTAN
Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
Accurately and efficiently prepared healthy, delicious fish, meat and vegetable-based dishes.
Verified freshness of products upon delivery.
Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies that was consistent with the Army Quartermaster's recipes.
Health Service Tech-2Mar 2005 - Jul 2008 GEORGA REGIONAL HOSPITALAtlanta, GA
Serve as a working supervisor to a designated group of health service technicians.
Performed direct care activities, basic nursing procedures and training for patients.
Ensure the patients are not AWOL, lost or wandering
Maintain an awareness of patients location at all times
Provided care for individuals w
Provided emotional support while with residents to develop long term plans and goals.