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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (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
  • Attentive to People
  • CPR Certification
  • Caring Companionship
  • Physical Stamina
  • Household Cleaning
  • Needs Assessment
  • First Aid Certification
  • Clear Communication
  • Time Management
  • Sound Judgment
  • Service Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
Direct Support Professional, 09/2019 to 03/2020
Hope Haven, Inc.Arnolds Park, IA,
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Enhanced successful patient outcomes by helping each participate in recreational activities alone or in groups.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Promoted health and wellness in psychiatric patients by providing caring emotional support and encouragement.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • 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.
  • Maintained appropriate filing of personal and professional documentation.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Utilized personal and professional networks to identify, acquire and manage new clients.
Direct Support Professional, 01/2017 to 06/2019
Hope Haven, Inc.Emmetsburg, IA,
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Enhanced successful patient outcomes by helping each participate in recreational activities alone or in groups.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Promoted health and wellness in psychiatric patients by providing caring emotional support and encouragement.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
Infant Teacher, 07/2016 to 01/2017
Ymca Of Greater Boston IncCharlestown, MA,
  • Managed personal hygiene requirements with frequent diaper changes, use of bibs and monitoring of behaviors.
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures.
  • Kept classroom and feeding areas clean, neat and safe.
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors.
  • Promoted development of social, emotional and communication skills in infants.
  • Adhered to parent preferences and legal requirements for feeding breastmilk, formula and solids to infants.
  • Educated students in foundational concepts such as shapes, numbers and letters.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships and promote learning.
Direct Support Professional, 05/2013 to 06/2016
Hope Haven, Inc.Rock Rapids, IA,
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Promoted health and wellness in psychiatric patients by providing caring emotional support and encouragement.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Minimized injuries to staff or patients by offering important support or restraint to control patient movements.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for 32-bed facility, providing guidance and leadership to over 6employees.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
Education
Associate of Science: Child Development, Expected in 05/2009
Belmont College - Saint Clairsville, OH
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1987
Martins Ferry High School - Martins Ferry, OH
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Belmont College
  • Martins Ferry High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Infant Teacher
  • Direct Support Professional

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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