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

Attentive Direct Support Professional 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.

  • Community integration
  • Patient Assessments
  • EMR / EHR
  • Care plan assessment
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Behavioral Management
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care
  • Patient Management
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • ADLs Assistance
  • Progress documentation
Work History
03/2020 to Current Direct Support Professional Supportive Concepts For Families | Reading, PA,
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Led patient or group recreational activities for enhanced patient outcomes.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Updated patient files with current vitals, behaviors and other data relevant to treatment planning.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Maintained strong connections within caregiver community to gain continuous knowledge.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Transported clients to and from medical appointments with safety and efficiency.
08/2002 to 05/2021 Professional School Bus Driver San Luis Obispo County Office Of Education | City, STATE,
  • Maintained [State] driver's license to enable legal operation of school buses for student transport, field trips and other purposes.
  • Adhered to scheduled routes and accomplished timely drop-offs and pick-ups to comply with preset route criteria.
  • Transported passengers safely along prescribed routes according to tight schedules.
  • Obeyed federal, [State] and local traffic laws and regulations to enable safe transportation outcomes for participants.
  • Inspected emergency equipment and verified safe working order for student and driver use.
  • Assisted passengers with disabilities and other physical issues in boarding and exiting bus to promote passenger safety.
  • Communicated information to parents to promote good communication and transparency.
  • Complied with personal grooming and conduct guidelines and regulations to promote high standard of professionalism.
  • Reported vehicle traffic violations, vehicle damage and accidents to management to comply with legal and insurance obligations.
  • Held special assemblies to explain rules and emergency bus procedures to students.
  • Taught students first-aid and emergency protocols in case of emergency.
  • Escorted students across streets and roadways and guided older children across streets.
  • Drafted and submitted reports detailing trips, fuel, mileage and hours.
  • Created and enforced bus rules and kept expectations posted.
  • Assessed bus condition and maintained brakes, wipers, gas levels and cleanliness.
  • Operated CB radio and bus PA system to make announcements and stay abreast of traffic conditions.
  • Recorded bus route and made notes for substitute drivers.
  • Monitored bus heating, lighting and ventilation systems.
01/2018 to 02/2020 House Manager /In-Home Caregiver Self Employed | City, STATE,
  • Supervised residents preparing meals and handling chores and provided constructive feedback.
  • Maintained positive living environment through [Skill] and [Skill] that proved beneficial to both visitors and residents.
  • Communicated with delegating nurse to coordinate and complete medical services.
  • Assisted residents with daily hygiene and living tasks.
  • Assisted in organizing and overseeing assignments, planning and coordinating in-house and outsourced resources.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Offered patients and families emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Trained new caregivers in agency policies and proper methods to meet clients' needs.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing daily tasks, reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patients to promote better nutrition.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to accurately document and report patient progress.
  • Kept close eye on behavior and emotional responses of clients to address concerns and protect each person from harm.
  • Increased medication and medical terminology knowledge through research and continuing education.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Provided transportation and appointments management.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
Expected in 06/1997 High School Diploma | Ernest Righetti High School, Santa Maria, CA GPA:

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