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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Professional Summary

Compassionate and solutions-oriented aspiring behavioral therapist dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising creative treatment plans for children, adolescents and adults with special needs. Well-versed in individual assistance and group interventions. Excellent communication and relationship building abilities.

Skills
  • Behavioral management
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • CPR certification
  • Hard worker        
  • Patient-focused care
  • Adaptable      
  • Computer proficient 
  • Critical thinking
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Medication administration
  • Progress documentation
Work History
Direct Support Professional, 03/2017 to Current
Company NameCity, State
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Maintained a clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of each patient in alignment with care plan.
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and other errands.
  • Participated in facility surveys and inspections made by authorized governmental agencies.
  • Delivered in-home care to disabled children and adults.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Investigated and reported issues relating to patient care or conditions that might hinder patient well-being.
Data Specialist/Medical Assistant, 01/2017 to 03/2017
Company Name
  • Received and processed medical records requests.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms).
  • Meticulously identified and rectified inconsistencies, deficiencies and discrepancies in medical documentation.
  • Interacted with providers and other medical professionals regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures and regulations.
Egerton family, 03/2013 to 12/2016
Company Name
  • Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
  • Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
Teacher Assistant, 09/2011 to 01/2013
Company Name
  • Assisted lead teacher with snack time, arts and crafts and putting children down for naps.
  • Assisted and supervised 15-20 children through entire school day.
  • Gave individual attention to children while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Organized small groups of children while transitioning to and from outdoor play.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, 2018
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Coursework in Early Childhood Development
  • Coursework includes Communications, Sociology and Psychology
  • Coursework in Counseling
  • Member of Alpha Omega Club
  • Millenium Scholarship Recipient
  • Full-time working while Full-time student and volunteer

Volunteer work

  • E-soccer coach--2010-2011
  • E-hoops coach--2011-present
  • Greater Las Vegas Church of Christ (GLVCC) Kids Club teacher--2011-present
  • GLVCC Women in Training Lead Coordinator--2015
  • GLVCC Kids Club coordinator--present
Certifications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • MAJEN Certified
  • PIA Certified

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Data Specialist/Medical Assistant
  • Egerton family
  • Teacher Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts : Psychology , 2018

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