direct care specialist ii resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I've gained experience and knowledge working with adults,teenagers and children which ranged from elementary through high school . In the areas which targeted at-risk and neglect,abuse children, behavior problems and related to family centered issues. I learned to implement familiy's strenghts,their self esteem and empowered them to be self-sufficient.

Im biligual, posses CPR and First Aid. I've completed about two hundred and four hours of training of different related issues family's experiences ub a crisis situation.

  • Direct care
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Patient care monitoring
  • Dosage direction
Work History
Direct Care Specialist II, 11/2015 - 03/2020
Wesleylife West Des Moines, IA,
  • Transported clients to their doctor appointments as needed
  • Worked with patients ,individually orientation a group sessions,to assist in overcoming dependies, adjusting to life, or making changes
  • Developed clients treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and histories
  • Conduct chemical dependency program orientation sessions
  • Participate in case conferences or staff meetings
  • Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors,nurses, or social workers
  • Review and evaluate client's progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment plans and care plans
  • Communicates effectively professionally with clients,providers,case managers, medical stake holders and other staff members
  • Particapate in Quality Improvement plans abd other tasks
  • Saved $[Amount] by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems
Caregiver, 05/2014 - 04/2015
Rockwell Care Services Rigby, ID,
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces and home
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs
  • Conferred with to discuss patient condition and medical care, helping to optimize treatments and enhance outcomes
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care
  • Transportedpatients daily via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients
Direct Support Staff, 03/2006 - 03/2013
Cochise County Association For The Handiccapped City, STATE,
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean
  • Transported children to and from school, activities and appointments
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments
  • Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information
Behavorial Health Tech, 09/2010 - 10/2011
Pasadera City, STATE,
  • Developed team communications and information for client's meetings
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Worked with patients customers to understand needs and provided services
  • Transported client' to outings and doctors appointments
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Developed treatment plans based on research ,clinical experience, and client
  • Conducted chemical dependency program orientation sessions
  • Coordinatd counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other related health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers
  • Reviewed and evaluated client's progress n relation to measureable goals described in treatment and care plan
  • Interviewed clients' ,reviewed records, and conferred with other professionals to evaluate individual's mental and physical condition and to determine their suitablilit for participation in a specific program
  • Planned or implemented follow-up or aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment plan
  • Assessed individuals degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing urine samples
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1978
Douglas High School - Douglas AZ,
Status -
  • Received my High School diploma
Associate of Science: , Expected in 05/2001
Cochise College - Douglas, AZ
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School Attended

  • Douglas High School
  • Cochise College

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Care Specialist II
  • Caregiver
  • Direct Support Staff
  • Behavorial Health Tech


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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