direct care worker resume example with 5+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Dedicated worker passionate about helping others live fulfilling lives by providing personal assistance and care in managing various health-related conditions. Knowledgeable about managing medications, appointments and social events. Well-organized and compassionate with good relationship-building abilities.

  • Care plan management
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Community activities
  • Quality program protocols
  • Behavior redirection
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Client documentation
  • Compassionate client care
Education and Training
Wordsworth Academy Fort Washington, PA, Expected in 06/1998 GED : - GPA :
Addus Homecare Corporation - Direct Care Worker
Mason, MI, 04/2020 - Current
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens 5 times per week to prevent spread of infection.
  • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooClaire.
Good Shepherd Hospice - Home Health Aide
Bethpage, NY, 12/2016 - 07/2017
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation or entertainment.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to immediate supervisor and documenting information in files.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Delivered activities that provided cognitive stimulation and entertainment.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
Halifax Health - Home Detailer
Deltona, FL, 06/2014 - 03/2017
  • Utilizes digital timekeeping system to document hours worked per day.
  • Swept and mopped floors with proper signage to prevent customer injury.
  • Supervised facility operations, including preventive maintenance projects, employee tasks and performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Delegated daily tasks to employees to manage resources and meet deadlines.
  • Wiped down various surfaces, including porous and non-porous, using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Sorted and disposed of trash and recycling materials to keep common areas clean and organized.
  • Maintained all janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Utilized manual and electric cleaning equipment, adhering to all safety processes to minimize risk.
  • Completed hourly custodial rounds, including floor sweeping and vacuuClaire, glass entryway cleaning and trash collection.
  • Maintained inventory of cleaning supplies and documented items requiring reorder.
Oackley Services - Security Officer
City, STATE, 03/2008 - 05/2009
  • Maintained safety by quickly responding to alarms and investigating disturbances.
  • Patrolled industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and secure doors, windows and gates.
  • Completed in-depth searches of individuals and baggage to check for devices, weapons and other prohibited items.
  • Quickly and accurately reported all security incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement.
  • Checked passes and credentials of persons seeking to enter property and issued passes for guests.
  • Inspected parking lot to verify vehicles were properly parked and displayed parking permits.
  • Challenged suspicious individuals accessing restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Oversaw premises to identify safety risks and ensure employee and visitor safety.

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School Attended

  • Wordsworth Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Care Worker
  • Home Health Aide
  • Home Detailer
  • Security Officer


  • GED

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