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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

A Competent team player with demonstrated success in caring for patients one-on-one. Practiced in common medical procedures, recreational planning and patient and staff safety. Organized and respectful of patient needs. Attentive and passionate about offering expert support for emotional, physical and mental needs. Caring, vigilant and devoted to patients. Bringing top-notch multitasking, organizational and conflict management skills.

  • MS Office proficiency
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Security Officer Registration Act (S.O.R.A.) Certified
  • Skilled in conflict resolutions
  • Observant
  • Team building expertise
  • Motivated team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Active listening skills
  • Flexible
  • Innovative thinker
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Community integration
  • Patient Assessments
  • Care plan assessment
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Behavioral Management
  • Patient Management
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Patient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Records Management
  • Progress documentation
  • Case management
  • Project planning
  • Staff collaboration
Work History
Integrated Life Choices - Direct Support Professional
The Woodlands, TX, 03/2021 - Current
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Assisted patients adjusting to hospital procedures using highly structured settings.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Consulted with different healthcare disciplines to offer important mental health support to patients.
  • Updated patient files with current vitals, behaviors and other data relevant to treatment planning.
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
Intermountain Healthcare - Security Officer
Kemmerer, WY, 05/2020 - Current
  • Serviced fire extinguishers and building suppression systems on regular schedule to maintain occupant and structural safety.
  • Consulted with customers to evaluate sites, discuss project requirements and determine optimal fire protection plans.
  • Worked with designers, building owners and tenants to review code concerns and make adequate corrective actions.
  • Advised architects, builders and other construction personnel on fire prevention equipment and techniques and on fire code and standard interpretation and compliance.
  • Oversaw daily monitoring and patrolled buildings, grounds, and work sites.
  • Gathered information, identified and implemented resolution, planned follow-up and logged and filed incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Collaborated with area law enforcement and federal investigators to support safe fugitive apprehensions and coordinate investigations.
  • Secured personal and company goods against robbery, vandalism and illegal entry.
  • Protected facility and property guests by regularly circulating premises and monitoring surveillance feeds.
Cartrefi Cymru Cyf - Security Officer/Supervisor
Powys, PA, 08/2018 - Current
  • Detected suspicious activities and watched for criminal acts and rule infractions.
  • Monitored and reported suspicious activities to local authorities.
  • Warned offenders about rule infractions and violations and verbally evicted violators from premises.
  • Monitored central alarm system for fire, intrusion, and duress alarms and responded when needed.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees and visitors.
  • Wrote reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual occurrences.
  • Secured all doors in the office and main building after hours.
  • Denied entrance to the building to unauthorized persons.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
  • Screened all passengers, crew members and employees for weapons and contraband.
  • Circulated among visitors, patrons and employees to preserve order and protect property.
  • Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
  • Inspected equipment, structures and materials to identify the cause of errors and defects.
  • Verified each individual’s right to enter restricted areas and denied access to unauthorized persons.
  • Detected and apprehended any unauthorized personnel.
  • Prevented crimes by immediately reporting all unusual, unauthorized and illegal activity on the premises.
  • Delivered accurate verbal and written reports to company personnel.
  • Processed and logged accurate and detailed incident reports.
  • Directed guests around the building and answered questions regarding accessibility.
  • Responded to calls in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Investigated all security and safety violations.
  • Unlocked rooms and suites for authorized contractors.
  • Noted and followed up on any unusual behavior.
  • Collected and organized all surveillance data and information to protect client possessions and workspaces.
  • Patrolled commercial property and the associated parking garage.
  • Monitored building access and identified all officials and employees before authorizing their entrance.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed logs of all events that occurred during each shift.
  • Responded quickly and effectively to all security violations and duress alarms.
Dungarvin - Support Worker
City, STATE, 05/2018 - 11/2020
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Offered patients and families emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Promoted community integration by providing extensive physical, emotional and social support.
  • Transported clients to appointments, shopping venues and entertainment events according to determined schedule.
  • Kept clients engaged in social networks and communities for personal health and growth.
St Louis Hospital - Mental Health Support Worker
City, , 10/2012 - 06/2017
  • Delivered individualized counseling services to clients working through issues such as mental illness and substance abuse.
  • Documented client progress in confidential files.
  • Devised and enhanced treatment strategies to promote continued progress.
  • Performed client assessments and developed treatment plans.
  • Delivered client assessments for those struggling with addiction or relationship issues and implemented strategies based on client needs.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Created community-oriented counseling program to positively impact individual concerned.
  • Counseled clients in individual or group sessions to assist in dealing with substance abuse, mental or physical illness or physical abuse.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
Job Titles Held:
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Security Officer
  • Security Officer/Supervisor
  • Support Worker
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science