direct care aid 1 resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Detail-oriented Direct Care Worker supports daily living activities and provides transportation to enhance client well-being. Seasoned care expert experienced with developmentally disabled clients. Committed to promoting comfort with dignity and compassion.

  • Knowledge of State Regulations
  • Quality Program Protocols
  • Client Safety and First Aid
  • Care Plan Management
  • Community Activities
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Problem Identification
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Personal Service
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Time Management
  • First Aid Certification
  • Service Documentation
  • Care Planning
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Supportive Personality
  • CPR Certification
  • Attentive to People
  • Critical Thinking
  • Bedside Care
  • Team Collaboration
  • Decision Making
  • Incapacitation care
  • Needs Assessment
  • Progress Tracking
  • Clear Communication
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Compassionate Client Care
  • Client Documentation
  • Case Management Experience
08/2007 to 12/2010
Direct Care Aid-1 Seven Hills Foundation Stockton, CA,
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Recorded patient temperature, pulse and blood pressure to monitor health and well-being.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Ambulated individuals around home, public and medical locations.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Liaised with supervisor to review cases and improve care.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Coordinated patient care plans with doctors and registered nurses and communicated treatment steps to patients.
  • Cultivated relationships with residents to support happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Improved resident and staff engagement through group activities.
06/1996 to 12/2010
Volunteer Breckenridge Grand Vacations Breckenridge, CO,
  • Utilized knowledge of community resources to refer clients to appropriate sources.
  • Cultivated relationships and maintained regular communication with nonprofit agencies, schools, and social service agencies to solicit community needs.
  • Promoted volunteer program through fliers, newsletters and social media.
  • Encouraged people to be active in community through organizational events and projects.
01/2000 to 07/2007
Babysitter NYS Certified Daycare/ Military Family Daycare City, STATE,
  • Monitored children's safety and well-being to prevent accidents and falls.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Posted parents' contact information and first responder phone numbers in case of emergency situations.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and directing activities.
  • Read stories and played alphabet games to promote early literacy.
  • Assisted children with bathing and toileting to instill proper hygiene.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Helped older kids complete homework, school projects and chores.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious snacks and meals according to individual needs.
  • Organized various leisure activities, games, crafts and outings to keep children entertained and busy.
  • Monitored children in home and in public.
  • Listened to parent directions and followed guidelines for children's care.
04/1996 to 12/1997
Teachers Aid AmeriCorps Oneida Indian Nation City, STATE,
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Supervised children on field trips to maintain safety and foster cultural learning experiences.
  • Maintained up-to-date emergency forms, curriculum plans, and individual child development profiles.
  • Enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among class.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Helped teachers with material generation, lesson plan development, class preparation, scheduling, exam distribution and student mentoring.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice Technology
Mitchell Community College - Statesville, NC

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School Attended

  • Mitchell Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Care Aid-1
  • Volunteer
  • Babysitter
  • Teachers Aid


  • Associate of Applied Science

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