developmental assistant 1 resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

To acquire a position within Office of People With Developmental Disability Agency, allowing me to gain comprehensive knowledge in the direct provision of day habilitation services, oversight of direct care staff in the delivery of services, and ensuring correct implementation and oversight of all billing requirements and other associated documentation.

  • Advocacy
  • Medication administration
  • Person support and assistance
  • Case assessments
  • Conflict resolution
  • Evaluations
  • Proficient in Microsoft (word, powerpoint, excel)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Residential oversight
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent Time management skills
  • Rapport building
01/2016 to Current
Developmental Assistant 1 Presbyterian Medical Services Reserve, NM,
  • Completed all timesheets, and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Built and maintained strong relationships with individuals by successfully resolving issues.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary teams to implement care plans.
  • Collaborated with team to deliver service.
  • Transported clients to appointments and court hearings, delivering compassionate, continued support in difficult situations.
  • Assisted with day-to-day operations, including record keeping.
  • Performed assessments to determine individual limitations and strengths.
  • Adhered to strict data confidentiality policies to prevent information leakage.
  • Trained newly hired employees by explaining job responsibilities and overseeing task prioritization.
  • Collaborated with clinicians to assist with providing quality care for the individuals.
  • Built therapeutic relationships with individuals to facilitate and foster growth and healing.
  • Proficient in Acumatica and Electronic Health Record Systems.
  • Supervise a staff of nine ensuring the daily operations of the residence.
  • Ensuring documentation is done accurately and a timely fashion to comply with billing expectations.
  • Facilitated group and individuals sessions to asses the needs of the individuals.
  • Completed evaluations using a person centered approach to ensure the best quality of care selected and provided to the individuals.
  • Attended Life Plan meetings to give input to assist with establishing outcome goals.
  • Conducted Quality of Life Review meetings as well as prepared documents.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
06/2005 to 12/2013
Developmental Secure Care Treatment Assistant Office Of People With Developmental Disabilities City, STATE,
  • Assisted with the habilitation and care of individuals with developmental disabilities living in an OPWDD secure unit.
  • Provided individuals with a safe and secure environment as assist in the implementation of their habilitation plans.
  • Collaborated with various healthcare professionals to plan rehabilitation programs.
  • Transported clients to appointments and court hearings, delivering compassionate, continued support in difficult situations.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding customer requests. dietary concerns and allergy questions.
  • Collaborated with parents and/or guardians and clinicians to improve the individuals quality of life.
12/2002 to 06/2005
Developmental Support Assistant Office Of People With Developmental Disabilities City, STATE,
  • Helping individuals with developmental disabilities lead richer lives.
  • Provided supports and services which involve advocating for, encouraging, guiding and teaching individuals in expressing personal choice.
  • Ensuring community integration to assist and ensure individuals become valued members of the community and maintain family contact.
  • Provide concise and accurate documentation to aid clinicians with plans specific to the individual.
  • Complete monthly summaries in a timely fashion to show progress and for billing expectations.
  • Completed data entries in charts and log books to document clients progress with accuracy.
  • Monitored clients progress to report necessary changes.
  • Ensured clients well-being, saftey and comfort in adherence with physicians orders.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed in care plan.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each individual to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Maintained clean well-organized environment to promote happiness and safety.
  • Recorded and closely monitored individuals behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention.
  • Prepared and accompanied individuals on community activities, managed safety, behavior and other activities.
  • Maintained professionalism in emergency situations, assisting staff members in actions and monitoring individuals
  • Maintained calendar of social, recreational events and executed as written and planned.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Health Studies Alcohol And Substance Abuse Counsel
The College At Brockport State University - 350 New Campus Drive Brockport, NY,
Expected in 12/2008 to to
Associate of Science: Communications
Monroe Community College - Rochester, NY


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School Attended

  • The College At Brockport State University
  • Monroe Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Developmental Assistant 1
  • Developmental Secure Care Treatment Assistant
  • Developmental Support Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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