direct support professional caregiver resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • PPE Usage
  • Community Activities
  • ADL Assistance
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Incident Reporting
  • Meal Preparation
  • Client Documentation
  • Client Transportation
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Respectful and Compassionate
  • Time Management
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Community Integration
  • Client Records Management
  • Incapacitation care
  • Needs Assessment
  • CPR Certification
  • Care Planning
  • Progress Tracking
  • Convalescence Support
  • Attentive to People
  • First Aid Certification
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Supportive Personality
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Sound Judgment
  • Client Education
  • Clear Communication
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Service Documentation
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Caring Companionship
  • Problem Identification
  • Personal Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Team Collaboration
  • Decision Making
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Bedside Care
  • Physical Stamina
02/2022 to 01/2023
Direct Support Professional Caregiver Dungarvin, Inc. South Plainfield, NJ,
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Obtained sources of entertainment for clients to provide full and enjoyable daily activities.
  • Drove clients to doctors' appointments and social outings.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Worked closely with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Contributed to case reviews of client status and progress.
  • Assisted clients with maintaining good personal hygiene.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Followed safe lifting and transferring techniques to transport residents.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Maintained detailed records of services performed on clients.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
  • Consulted with client care team to continually update care plans.
  • Partnered with registered nurses and physiotherapists to provide care to patients.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Monitored clients' activity levels and helped prevent sedentary behavior.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
12/2018 to 09/2021
Office Coordinator Catalina Foothills School District Tucson, AZ,
  • Handled scheduling and managed timely and effective allocation of resources and calendars.
  • Organized workloads to streamline tasks and efficiently oversee day-to-day operations under tight deadlines.
  • Used judgment and initiative in handling confidential matters and requests.
  • Supported internal team members with technical knowledge, operational support and exemplary customer service.
  • Reviewed files and records to obtain information and respond to requests.
  • Elevated customer satisfaction ratings by promptly resolving client and case issues.
  • Maintained impeccable office organization to support efficiency, professionalism and performance objectives.
  • Sustained office efficiency by implementing and planning office systems, equipment procurement and layouts.
  • Input accurate account data to efficiently update company database and maintain detailed records.
  • Managed office inventory and placed new supply orders.
  • Managed, scheduled and coordinated office functions and activities for employees.
  • Collaborated closely with [Job title] to effectively smooth and improve office operations.
  • Managed and distributed incoming and outgoing mail and packages for staff.
  • Developed and implemented customer relations strategies, opening up communication to increase satisfaction scores.
  • Managed office budget to handle inventory, postage and vendor services.
  • Interpreted and communicated work procedures and company policies to staff.
  • Documented daily office activities in report logs for senior management review, smoothly implementing suggested operational changes to eliminate process gaps.
  • Implemented and maintained company protocols to facilitate smooth daily activities.
  • Coordinated office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies.
  • Adhered to data confidentiality practices, coordinated meetings and maintained heavy daily call volumes.
  • Oversaw receiving and organizing correspondence, answering and forwarding calls and creating business letters and records.
  • Cultivated client loyalty and consistent referrals by proficiently managing customer relationships.
12/2017 to 09/2021
Direct Support Professional Hope Haven, Inc. Rock Valley, IA,
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Assisted with planning and coordination of activities and outings based on individual needs.
  • Assisted individuals in learning and developing new skills.
  • Used approved crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations.
  • Advocated for disabled individuals to foster communication and self-expression and achieve goals.
  • Assisted individuals in development of social skills to become integrated in community.
  • Encouraged and reassured clients throughout transitions to facilitate smooth discharge.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Provided direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, fostering activities of daily living.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Reported changes in client condition to administrators, facilitating nursing intervention.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Leveraged database management system to track and report service hours, details of activities and progress on goals.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Accompanied or transported clients to appointments, errands and social activities.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2006
Certified Nursing Assistant: Nursing Assistance
Redding Care Center - Redding, CA,
Expected in 01/2004
Associate in Medical Assistant: Medical Assisting
Lake College - Redding, CA
American Sign Language:

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School Attended

  • Redding Care Center
  • Lake College

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional Caregiver
  • Office Coordinator
  • Direct Support Professional


  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Associate in Medical Assistant

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