Direct Support Professional resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hardworking and motivated Registered Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

  • Direct patient care
  • Computerized charting on Epic Care Connect System (Ohio Health)
  • Care planning
  • Intake and discharge
  • Ventilator care
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
Direct Support Professional , 03/2018 - Current
Service Source Fort Bragg, NC,
  • Administered medications to assist with diagnostic and treatment protocols.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Worked with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive mental healthcare to patients.
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors, and eating habits.
  • Prevented patient injuries by providing appropriate supports.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Completed data entries in charts and logbooks to document client progress.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate the best possible care and assistance.
  • Maintained a clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Prepared and accompanied patients on public outings, managing safety, behavior, and other activities.
  • Recorded and closely monitored patient behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention.
  • Emotionally supported patients, monitoring changes in behavior for potentially dangerous changes.
Nursing Student, 01/2018 - 12/2019
Greater Baltimore Medical Center Columbia, MD,
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
Caregiver, 05/2016 - 09/2017
Central Lakes College Baxter, MN,
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities, and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances, and concerning responses.
  • Assisted families in planning for meals and shopping for ingredients to meet nutritional plans.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as making beds, sweeping floors, and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills, and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental, and personal care appointments.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, and recreational activities.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions, and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2019
American Institute of Alternative Medicine - Columbus, OH
  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • GPA of 3.7
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • Dean's List Honoree [Semester and Year]

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School Attended

  • American Institute of Alternative Medicine

Job Titles Held:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Nursing Student
  • Caregiver


  • Associate of Science

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