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

Caring and empathetic Direct Care Worker with considerable experience in assisting adults with disabilities. Plans, develops, and implements individual program plans and carries out existing plan of care. Certified in medication administration and ensures that consumers take prescribed medicines and receive adequate nutrition. Administered treatments, make beds, cook meals, handle laundry, and run errands.

Skills
  • State regulations knowledge
  • Care plan assessment
  • First aid and safety
  • Patient care
  • Medication Administration
  • Behavioral Management
  • Meeting planning
  • Medical chart documentation
  • Light cleaning
  • Appointment setting
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Medication Management
Work History
Direct Care Worker, 07/2019 - Current
Bayada Home Health Care Orlando, FL,
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
Rehabilitation Specialist Technician, 09/2014 - 07/2019
Mercy Haven Westbury, NY,
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client well-being.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Arranged transportation and accompanied patients to doctors' offices or errands.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Evaluated client progress toward established annual and quarterly goals.
Community Service Specialist, 01/2011 - 08/2014
Central State Community Services City, STATE,
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
Volunteer Peer Educator , 06/2004 - 01/2011
Wellness Aide Services City, STATE,
  • Educated potential participants on available services and processes to engage in program.
  • Helped vulnerable individuals navigate complex healthcare system.
  • Targeted specific community groups with wellness and health management information.
  • Managed enrollment, transportation and paperwork for individuals to take advantage of community resources.
  • Developed and implemented training classes to educate team members and community residents.
  • Detailed program operations and participant activities with comprehensive record keeping.
  • Worked with clients to improve life choices and maximize benefits of programs.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001
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Flint Northwestern High - Flint, MI,
GPA:
Status -
: Human Resources Management, Expected in
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University of Phoenix - Flint, MI,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Flint Northwestern High
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Care Worker
  • Rehabilitation Specialist Technician
  • Community Service Specialist
  • Volunteer Peer Educator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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