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

Attentive Direct Support Professional who is passionate about offering support for emotional, physical and mental needs. Caring, vigilant and devoted to patients. Bringing top-notch multitasking, organizational and conflict management skills. Dedicated to delivering consistent and focused attention to client safety, comfort and dignity. Well-versed in direct patient care and recordkeeping. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • FBI/Child Abuse Clearances
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Medication Administration
  • Diabetes Management
  • CCM Certified
  • Fire Safety
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Incident Reporting
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Patient Hygiene Assistance
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Assisting with Daily Living
  • Provide a clean and safe environment
  • Caring and Compassionate
  • Dependable and Responsible
Work History
Direct Support Professional, 06/2017 to Current
Bay CssWaldorf, MD,
  • Administered medications or treatments as directed by nurse or physician.
  • Assisted clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands and household chores.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized environment.
  • Monitored progress and documented client health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Cooked meals and assisted clients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of clients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Recorded clients' pulse, blood pressure and respirations (TPRs) to assess and document important health information.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
Nurses Aide, 10/2016 to 06/2017
Gundersen Health SystemCalvary Evangelical Free Church, MN,
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Kept accurate records of patients' care, condition and progress.
  • Documented vital signs to inform nurses and physicians of any changes in patient status.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with mobility issues in areas such as beds, wheelchair usage and automobile travel.
Cashier, 10/2013 to 01/2014
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.West Seneca, NY,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
Lead Nursing Assistant, 05/2012 to 06/2013
Harbour Senior LivingCity, STATE,
  • Administered medications or treatments as directed by nurse or physician.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Nursing Assistant-Shift Supervisor, 03/2011 to 05/2012
Senior Care PlazaCity, STATE,
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Administered medications or treatments as directed by nurse or physician.
Education
GED: , Expected in to Mckeesport Area Senior High School - Mc Keesport, PA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mckeesport Area Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Nurses Aide
  • Cashier
  • Lead Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant-Shift Supervisor

Degrees

  • GED

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