direct care counselor resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
  • Experienced personal support professional with good understanding of safety, documentation and behavior support needs. Consistently helps patients develop and improve daily living skills.
  • Knowledgeable about planning activities, maintaining schedules and managing records for residents. Hardworking and diligent with good relationship-building skills.
  • Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.
  • To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
Work History
11/2017 to Current Direct-care-counselor Hyatt Hotels Corp. | West Palm Beach, FL,
  • Assisted patients with completing personal grooming tasks such as bathing and dressing.
  • Managed schedules and transported individuals to doctor appointment and activities.
  • Prepared healthy foods based on personalized nutrition plans.
  • Arranged and helped with medications according to established schedule.
  • Documented activities and behaviors.
  • Documented activities and behaviors
  • Coordinated community trips
  • Assisted individuals with addressing disabilities
  • Paid attention to detail while completing assignments.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with a strong work ethic.
03/2016 to 01/2020 Security Supervisor Always Best Care | Rodeo, CA,
  • Conducted frequent security audits to identify potential problems related to physical security, staff safety, and asset protection.
  • Recorded incident reports with detailed accounts of occurrences.
  • Analyzed and investigated incidents alongside functional management and security supervisors.
  • Screened vendors and contractors before granting access to restricted areas within mall.
  • Oversaw team of security officers and managed scheduling and performance evaluations.
  • Coordinated with security personnel or other departments to establish safety of visitors and staff.
  • Monitored alarm systems and CCTV footage to enable prompt attention and response.
01/2016 to 02/2017 Home Health Care Aide Home Helpers | City, STATE,
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome, and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Provided transportation and appointments management.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients to address concerns and protect each person from harm.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients to promote better nutrition.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing daily tasks, reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
Expected in 01/2000 BSc | Public Administration. Lagos State University , , GPA:
  • Exercise Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Client Needs Assessment
  • Mental Health Support
  • Behavior Supervision
  • Integrity Reviews
  • Direct Care Staff Oversight
  • Safety Awareness
  • Healthy Eating Assistance
  • Direct Supervision
  • Daily Living Support
  • Sanitizing Surfaces
  • Supervised team of 15 staff members.
  • Achieved aim and objective by completing task with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Collaborated with team of 9 in the development of project.
  • Documented and resolved issues which led to Results.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.

  • Lions CluAM
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals
  • LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Training -CPR
  • Certified AMAP (Administer medication)

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School Attended

  • Lagos State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct-care-counselor
  • Security Supervisor
  • Home Health Care Aide


  • BSc

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