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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Diligent Correctional Officer employs various management styles to supervise inmate activity. Persuasive leadership qualities generate respect and compliance from problematic residents. Detailed supervision during day-to-day prisoner interactions.

Seasoned, resourceful Correctional Officer familiar with problem-solving and crisis-management techniques necessary to effectively navigate prison environment. Detailed supervision for day-to-day inmate interactions, including recreation, leisure and work-site activity. Safety-focused dedication with results-oriented planning and protocol establishment to maintain safety for all.

Approachable Corrections Officer focuses primarily on maintaining peace, security and safety. Oversaw congested corrections centers and prison systems over more than 10 years to maintain peaceful environment. Compassionate approach to overseeing inmate visits, telephone calls, work and dining.

  • First aid certification
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Strategic planning and organization
  • Restraint techniques
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Armory and key control
  • File and record maintenance
  • Visitation guidelines understanding
  • Non-violent intervention
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • Crisis management
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • Observation
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Inmate rights
Correctional Officer, 05/2011 to Current
City Of Santa Ana, Ca Santa Ana, CA,
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of correciinal facility.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • Contributed to treatment staffing team developing rehabilitative program for juveniles.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
Certified Pharmacy Technician, 04/2008 to 05/2011
Hy-Vee Davenport, IA,

Supervised inventory levels to maintain adequate supply of medications and medical supplies.

Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in a correctionall setting.

  • Prepared prescription transfers to other pharmacies.
  • Transmitted daily bulk orders to maintain inventory levels.
  • Inspected medication storage locations to monitor drug expiration dates and supply adequate inventory.
  • Prepared prescription labels, promoting accuracy in medication administration and dosing.
  • Interpreted and processed medication orders under supervision of pharmacist.
  • Flagged potential drug interactions and allergies to prescribed medications for patients of all health conditions and age ranges. Generated pass list for Unnates to pick up medications.
  • Maintained clean and organized pharmacy shelving and work areas.
Dental Receptionist, 01/2007 to 04/2008
Great Expressions Dental Centers Weston, FL,
  • Verified, updated and entered patient information into system.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Arranged documents for insurance claims.
  • Managed office inventory and supplies.
  • Handled test redults including x-rays.
  • Had to communicate with dental aupply vendors.
  • Demonstrated proficiencies in telephone, e-mail, fax and front-desk reception within high-volume environment.
  • Answered and managed incoming calls and emails.
  • Dental charting and set up treatment plans
Direct Support Professional Caregiver, 10/2004 to 12/2007
Penn Mar Organization, Inc. Glen Rock, PA,
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Created safe and positive living situation for clients by communicating with the family and other staff about any concerns or challenges.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Reported in writting concerns to supervisor's to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Oversaw and planned schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
Education and Training
: Applied Science , Expected in
Ivy Tech Communiity College - Marion, IN
  • Completed coursework in Interpersonal communications, English Compensation, writting, sociology, Physiology, Law Ethics and also have several credit hours in basic courses.

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  • Correctional Officer
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Direct Support Professional Caregiver
  • Some College (No Degree)

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