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direct support assistant resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Devoted personal care professional skilled in fostering client health and convenience through assisting with daily activities and health needs. Driven to promote healthy habits to encourage client well-being by demonstrating healthy habits. Dedicated to applying emerging techniques to derive best possible outcomes.

Skills
  • Medication administration
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Administrative support specialist
  • Wound care
Experience
Direct Support Assistant, 09/2016 to Current
State Of New YorkBinghamton, NY,
  • Served meals and assisted immobile or disabled individuals with eating.
  • Assisted client with personal hygiene, including Showering, shaving and changing soiled attend.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients, including significant health changes.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Kept detailed records of patient care, daily note and residential habilitation progress, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
  • Assisted patients with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom, catheter, toileting and cleaning up.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages, dressings and binders to promote healing.
  • Collected and recorded patients' blood pressure, pulse and respirations (TPRs) to evaluate and note basic health status.
  • Liaised between doctors and patients about care plans, progress and changing health conditions.
  • Assisted patients with day to day living, closely monitoring conditions and safety.
  • Authored and maintained household office and operations manuals to define staff expectations, confidentiality requirements and household and office procedures.
  • Communicated client project requirements to vendors and contractors to ensure client satisfaction.
Youth Care Professional, 05/2012 to 09/2016
DevereuxDevon, PA,
  • Oversaw daily routines of youth in placement and delivered services related to basic human needs.
  • Reduced negative behaviors by teaching youth to spot and avoid pitfalls.
  • Supervised youth recreational activities and facilitated workshops surrounding self-development, education and employment.
  • Supported youth with nurturing and caring assistance focused on empowering and positive independence.
  • Followed treatment guidelines and intervened in crisis situations with caring and consistent manner.
  • Applied clinical and behavioral knowledge to maintain safety during crisis moments.
  • Built trust and rapport with victims of violent crimes by remaining calm and compassionate in variety of situations.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss options and goals for various services.
  • Met with clients to determine necessary services and make treatment recommendations.
Cashier, 04/2008 to 06/2012
CumminsLakecharles, LA,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed all sales transactions promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Maintained high productivity by processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Scanned customer purchases and supported transactions to streamline sales process.
  • Verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Answered customer quests, provided store information and escorted to desired store areas.
  • Received payments for products and issued receipts.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Maintained professional store appearance by inspecting checkout areas and directing team members in cleaning, trash removal and other actions.
  • Increased sales by suggesting specific complementary items to customers.
  • Devised promotional plans to target and move excess stock, high-profit items and soon-to-expire merchandise for easy sale.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 05/2012 to Corning Community College - Corning, NY
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Corning Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Assistant
  • Youth Care Professional
  • Cashier

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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