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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • resumesample@example.com
Summary

Capable Direct Support Professional with solid background working with multiple individuals. Knowledgeable about medical procedures, recreational requirements and protective measures. Perceptive, service-oriented and observant.

Devoted to helping patients living with mental illnesses adapt to hospital environments. Provide physical, mental and emotional support to meet individual patient needs. Compassionate and dedicated with observant nature and excellent time management abilities.

Reliable Care Provider with 20 years of experience providing exceptional patient care in home environments. Passionate about fostering patient progress through teaching sustainable habits for health and wellbeing. Dedicated to patient safety and wellness.

Capable Direct Support Professional with solid background working with multiple individuals. Knowledgeable about medical procedures, recreational requirements and protective measures. Perceptive, service-oriented and observant.

Passionate about fostering patient progress through teaching sustainable habits for health and wellbeing. Dedicated to patient safety and wellness.

Detail-oriented Home Care professional adept in offering client assistance with daily living activities, transportation and overall well-being. Offering twenty years of healthcare experience, including monitoring clients with developmental disabilities and adhering to patient care plans. Superior record of patient dedication and commitment to promoting comfort

Skills
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Behavior redirection
  • Case management experience
  • Quality program protocols
  • Compassionate client care
  • Administering medication
  • Community activities
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Care plan management
  • Client documentation
  • Patient care planning
  • Infection control standards
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Patient and family focused
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Staff training and development
  • CPR and BLS certified
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Speaking clearly
  • Medical device products and services
  • Maintaining quality assurance standards
  • Speech comprehension
  • Patient-oriented
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Team leader
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Information documentation
  • Seizure management
  • Relationship and team building
  • Dermatology training
  • Sound decision-making
  • Treatment of conditions
  • Medication administration expert
  • Confident public speaker
  • AED certification
Experience
Direct Support Professional, 04/2020 to Current
Challenge UnlimitedAlton, IL,
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Completed data entries in charts and logbooks to document client progress.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • 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.
Mental Health Worker, 10/2016 to 12/2019
Carepoint HealthJersey City, NJ,
  • Referred clients to external resources for additional support.
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress.
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support.
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals.
  • Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support individuals in overcoming mental and emotional problems.
  • Educated family members and helped each support clients by improving coping techniques.
  • Devised community-based programs focused on combating specific problems.
  • Facilitated weekly group sessions focused on various issues to help groups and individuals.
  • Assessed mental and physical conditions of clients by consulting with professionals, conducting interviews and completing assessments.
  • Adhered to HIPAA confidentiality requirements by safeguarding files.
  • Referred families to food banks, financial assistance programs, employment and training support and health and immigration services.
  • Operated computers and portable radios during special programs.
  • Identified maintenance and safety issues at program facilities and coordinated repairs.
  • Addressed questions and concerns from general public, resolving problems promptly to promote community satisfaction.
  • Provided services including counseling, case management, education and job training to diverse client base.
  • Kept up-to-date, thorough and accurate case files.
  • Collaborated with team members to identify and accomplish agency objectives.
  • Educated residents and families about available services and resources.
Kitchen Staff, 04/2016 to 10/2016
Taco BellFontana, CA,
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported items that needed to be reordered.
  • Regularly checked refrigerators and freezers to assess temperatures and food freshness.
  • Plated completed meals in appealing arrangement and set in designated areas for delivery to patrons.
  • Removed trash and dropped food items regularly to keep workspaces neat and clean.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas in conformance with health codes.
  • Seasoned meats, chopped vegetables and mixed cake batter before the dinner rush so that kitchen processes moved smoothly.
  • Removed required ingredients from pantry, cleaning and cutting food items as called for by recipes.
  • Adjusted preparation and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Handled food preparation for various dishes including soups, entrees, omelettes, salads and appetizers as per the chef's specifications.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Discussed cooking techniques with wait staff to address customers' food allergies or dietary restrictions.
  • Ensured that the "first in, first out" theory was followed so that food was used prior to its expiration date.
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Disposed of spoiled food and beverages by removing from inventory and placing in approved receptacles.
  • Followed recipes and customer request details to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies, ensuring on-time food preparation.
  • Protected food from spoilage by storing according to safety procedures.
  • Replaced empty chafing dishes at the buffet table with newly prepared food.
Direct Support Professional, 05/2014 to 12/2015
Challenge UnlimitedSaint Louis, MO,
  • Worked with multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive mental healthcare to 3 patients.
  • Documented current patient information to update supervising Manager, including vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Administered medications, collected specimens or to assist with diagnostic and treatment protocols.
  • Completed data entries in charts and logbooks to document client progress.
  • Transported client to doctor's appointments and to complete other related errands.
  • Administered all necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Recorded and closely monitored patient behaviors and progress to effectively identify changes needing attention.
  • Emotionally supported disabled patients, monitoring changes in behavior for potentially dangerous changes.
  • Prepared and accompanied patients on public outings, managing safety, behavior and other activities.
  • Maintained calendar of social, recreational and educational events to enhance patient stays.
  • Administered medications to optimize patient experiences, monitoring reactions to adjust dosages.
  • Maintained professionalism in emergency situations, assisting staff members in actions and monitoring patients.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 08/1998
Keene High School - Keene, NH
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Keene High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Direct Support Professional
Degrees
  • GED

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