Community Resident Assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  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
  • Accomplished leader
  • Promotes positive behavior
  • Independent judgment and decision making
  • Creative problem solver
  • Daily living activities educator
  • First Aid certification
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Strong client relations
Work History
Community Resident Assistant, 02/2011 to Current
Drug Information Association Inc, ,
  • 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 
Perkins School For The BlindWatertown, MA,
  • 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 WORKER, 07/2008 to 10/2009
Neurocare Home Health, MI,
  • 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-2, 02/2005 to 06/2008
  • 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.
Residential Assistant, Current to Current
DevereauxCity, STATE,
  • Monitored client  Daily Movement Report and recording admissions, discharges, doctor appointments and site visit data.
  • Developed goal-oriented psych educational and activity therapy groups to improve clients’ level of functioning.
  • Involved clients’ family members in planning social service programs.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional and developmental problems in Adults.
  • Engaged with Clients on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
  • Established and maintained a safe environment for the Clients.
  • Safely transported clients to and from day programs, medical appointments and activities.


Direct Care staff, Current to Current
Easter Seal Of New JerseyCity, STATE,
  • Complete annual Reviews
  • Monitor Dietary needs of consumers
  • Implement and enforce policies
  • Quickly responded to and resolved all customer service issues in a timely manner.
  • Provided emotional support while with residents to develop long term plans and goals.
  • Set goals with clients related to employment and financial planning and worked with them to track progress.
High School Diploma: General couse of study, Expected in
PeaBody High School - Alexandria, LA
  • Emphasis in [CPR, First Aid, Medication, Abuse & Neglect, over view of DDD]
  • Coursework in Health Services Administration

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School Attended

  • PeaBody High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Resident Assistant
  • Health Service Tech-2
  • Residential Assistant
  • Direct Care staff


  • High School Diploma

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