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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Driven and Compassionate Direct Support professional with ten + years hands-on experience in Residential and DayTreatment Center environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on clients wellness.

Skill Highlights

Valid NYC Driver License CPR and First Aid certification Bilingual / English / Spanish Scip Trained

Accomplishments
  • Train in CPR, and first aid *SCIP *High School Diploma.
Professional Experience
08/2013 to 07/2015
Direct Care Worker Camp Recovery Texarkana, AR,
  • Maintaining the order and cleanliness of the group home.
  • The respectful engagement of people with developmental disabilities.
  • Working as a team with other DCW's to provide a safe and stable space for our clients to stay in.
  • Take the clients into the community to engage in numerous activities and help teach daily living skills.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.
  • Maintain records of consumers care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Document any incidents or changes to programs on the medisked.
  • Accompany consumer to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
11/2006 to 02/2013
Direct Support Professional Shangri-La Salem, OR, United States
  • Assist in training new staff when management was not available, also senior staff on over night shifts.
  • Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to consumers or other members, according to prescribed diets.
  • Assist the consumers by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with hygiene care, such as bathing and their personal care.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse, and ensure consumers to take their medicine.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to consumers to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Accompany consumer to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature, blood sugar level and respiration on the consumers and log it.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by management, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Provide assist with moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Change dressings providing wound care as per directed by a nurse.
  • Provide consumers with emotional support and instruction in areas such as preparing healthy meals, living independently, or adapting to disability or illness.
  • Maintain records of consumers care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.
  • Instructional Aid / Direct support.
08/1997 to 03/1999
Direct Support The Mentor Network Jackson, TN, United States
  • Assist in instruction of daily living skills such as housekeeping duties, cooking, cleaning, washing clothes, and money management.
  • Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
  • Transport consumers to locations outside the home, such as jobs meals on wheels or on outings.
  • Advise consumers on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, or nutrition.
  • Prepare and maintain records of consumer's progress and services performed, reporting changes in consumer's condition to manager or supervisor.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the consumer, to evaluate the consumer's needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Provide assist with moving in and out of beds using hoya lifts.
07/2015 to 01/2016
Medical Specialist I.A.H.D City, STATE,

Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.


Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.


Collected urine and fecal samples.Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.


Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.


Cleaned and organized patients’ living quarters.Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.

Education and Training
Expected in
Security Law enforcement:
Boces Hudson - , New York
GPA:
Expected in
Diploma:
Troy High School - Troy, New York
GPA:
Skills
automobiles, changing bed linens, case manager, oral, consulting, cooking, CPR, client, clients, developmental disabilities, direction, emotional support, English, First Aid, home care, instruction, laundry, Law enforcement, serve meals, money, bathing, progress, read, Maintain records, reporting, Spanish, supervisor, transportation, utilities, wound care, written

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Boces Hudson
  • Troy High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Care Worker
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Direct Support
  • Medical Specialist

Degrees

  • Security Law enforcement
  • Diploma

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