direct support professional resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Hello! When it comes to the previous jobs I have worked my way up from being a barista all the way up to having experience being a CNA and a direct support professional. I am attentive, enthusiastic, and passionate about offering expert support for emotional, physical and mental needs as well as caring, vigilant and devoted to patients. I will also be bringing top-notch multitasking, organizational and conflict management skills. I am also an organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with positive attitude and have a willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. I have been committed to being a CNA and offered a year in home healthcare and dedicated to delivering consistent and focused attention to client safety, comfort and dignity. When working as a DSP I am reliable and enthusiastic when pursuing opportunity to add immediate value to growing team as well as help others and driven to apply unfailing work ethic to meet objectives.


    I won a scholarship for being the most happiest student in high school, won a medal for reading the most books, had a piece of writing posted as a blog post that talked about being African-American in Utah, was the most improved in my Spanish class in high school, learned how to play guitar, participated in different plays, had one of the top science fair projects in junior high, made a dress made out out plastic material for capstone in high school and was made the spotlight, was in hope squad for my senior year, made the top 50% of students in math that was improved, been complimented by coworkers and supervisors, very creative, solved problems among coworkers, have compassion as well as empathy, planning out stuff month by month.

  • Caring Companionship
  • Creativity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Problem Identification
  • Vital Signs Management
  • First Aid Certification
  • Independent Living
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Personal Care Support
  • Behavior Redirection
Work History
Direct Support Professional , 03/2021 - Current
St. Catherine Of Siena Farmingdale, NY,
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
CNA, 06/2021 - 04/2022
Buckingham Valley Rehab And Nursing Center Inc. Newtown, PA,
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
Hostess, 06/2020 - 02/2021
Hei Hotels & Resorts Boston, MA,
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times.
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and menu information.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Worked with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate groups with special requests.
  • Documented reservations, alerted servers and managers of large groups and prepared seating.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Documented reservations and communicated changes to guests.
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
Barista , 05/2019 - 07/2020
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Lisle, IL,
  • Pleasantly interacted with customers during hectic periods to promote fun, positive environment.
  • Created wide variety of hot and cold drinks in average shifts with consistently positive customer satisfaction scores.
  • Cleaned counters, machines, utensils and seating areas daily.
  • Controlled line and crowd with quick, efficient service.
  • Maintained and operated espresso machines, blenders, commercial coffee brewers, coffee pots and other equipment.
  • Sanitized equipment and wiped down counters and tables to prevent spread of germs.
  • Listened carefully to customer requests and created personalized, delicious beverages, which improved sales.
  • Trained new team members with positive reinforcement and respectful, encouraging coaching.
  • Restocked display cases with attractive arrangements to promote specialty food items like bagels and muffins.
  • Prioritized drink requests while managing interruptions.
  • Educated coworkers and customers about new products.
Bachelor of Science: Social Work , Expected in 04/2023
Weber State University - Ogden, UT
Status -
Associate of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 12/2022
Weber State University - Ogden, UT
Status -

Certified Nursing Assistant


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School Attended

  • Weber State University
  • Weber State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • CNA
  • Hostess
  • Barista


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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