Developmental Assistant 2 resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Direct support professional with 9 years of direct care experience, including 2 years of supervisory experience in a group home setting. Extensive knowledge of the needs of those with developmental and physical disabilities and the geriatric. Patient-focused and empathetic, strong communication skills and extensive knowledge of medical terminology.

Highly dependable

Attention to detail


Team player


Fast learner

Problem solver




CPR/First Aid trained

Work History
04/2016 to Current Developmental Assistant 2 State Of New York | Buffalo, NY,
  • Supervise staff, make schedules and alter schedules to suit house needs as well as save on overtime, make assignments and delegate tasks to staff.
  • Site financial manager-handle individuals' monies, make purchases for the house.
  • Keep up on maintenance needs of the house, submit work orders in a timely fashion.
  • Make sure staff are current with necessary training and certifications, schedule staff to attend required classes.
  • Work with nursing to schedule necessary appointments and make sure there is appropriate staffing to ensure individuals get to their appointments.
  • Assist with direct care responsibilities as needed.
  • Evaluate staff performance and counsel staff, if necessary.

09/2014 to 04/2016 Developmental Assistant 1 State Of New York | Syracuse, NY,
  • Shift supervisor-delegated tasks for the shift and made sure assignments were completed.
  • Assisted with direct care responsibilities as needed.
  • Assisted Developmental Assistant 2 with their responsibilities.

09/2007 to 09/2014 Direct Support Assistant Weis Markets, Inc. | Montoursville, PA,

  • Administered medication.  
  • Medication inventory and maintained medication log.  
  • Ensured prescriptions for individuals were current.  
  • Scheduled and transported individuals to medical appointments and program sites, as needed.  
  • Provided companionship, as well as a caring atmosphere for the individuals.  
  • Documented individual's day-to-day behavior and well-being.     
  • Maintained files in an orderly fashion, use of fax machine, record keeping.
  • Communicated with clinical staff as needed regarding behavioral or medical changes with individuals.

07/2005 to 09/2007 Cashier Price Chopper Supermarket | City, STATE,
  • customer service
  • memorization of a vast database of product codes
  • trained new cashiers on procedures

Expected in May 2013 Associate of Science | Biology Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY GPA:
  • Graduated with a 3.2 GPA

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School Attended

  • Orange County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Developmental Assistant 2
  • Developmental Assistant 1
  • Direct Support Assistant
  • Cashier


  • Associate of Science

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