individual support worker resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Knowledgeable and compassionate Nursing staff member with 3+ years of experience. Diligent about serving all facets of patient medical and personal needs. Focused on delivering high-quality care to individuals of all backgrounds while protecting patient safety and promoting satisfaction with facility services.

  • Empathy
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Teamwork
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Organization
  • Customer service
  • Patient Care & Safety
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Privacy/ HIPAA REgulations
  • Patient Advocacy and Support
Individual Support Worker, 04/2017 - Current
Kaiser Permanente Port Orchard, WA,

• Providing emotional support to individuals and their families.

• Providing practical support for individuals and their families, such as helping with household tasks, personal care and paperwork.

• Supporting and monitoring their healthcare needs, including administering medication, Complete Vital signs and Testing Blood sugar.

• Supporting them to pursue hobbies and interests.

• Supporting the learning of new skills or gaining employment.

• Teaching life skills, such as budgeting and paying bills.

• Helping with everyday tasks such as meal preparation, writing a shopping list, going shopping or maintaining their housing tenancy.

• Helping them to access community facilities and be included in community groups.

• Understanding their communication needs and adapting your communication to each individual, e.g. sounds, tones, body language.

• Working with other professionals, such as doctors and therapists, to ensure consistency of support.

• Analyzing an individual's needs and drawing up a focused support plan.

• Becoming both a role model and companion to the individual and uncovering shared interests, such as hobbies and outings

Patient Care Assistant, 05/2019 - 05/2020
Signature Healthcare Mountain City, TN,
  • Light cleaning, cooking, running errands, and doing laundry
  • Assisting clients with bathing, showering, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks.
  • Engages clients in activities like reading, talking, and playing games.
  • Consulting with client's family members to address their concerns regarding the client's health, nutrition, and overall well-being.
Temporary CNA, 05/2020 - 09/2020
Ardent Academy New York, NY,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
Program Manager, 01/2013 - 03/2017
New York Sports Club City, STATE,
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Developed programs, including Swim lessons and Birthday Parties to support organization's long term goals.
  • Oversaw completion of productivity goals and educated employees on established company processes.
  • Led design and implementation of program policies, frameworks and toolkits for comprehensive and well-controlled change management process.
  • Coordinated planning and program development between news teams and other programming staff.
  • Proposed and developed new programming ideas and special features to drive audience engagement.
  • Cultivated relationships with community groups, project stakeholders and funding sources to maximize program outreach.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: LPN, Expected in 12/2023
Savannah Technical College - Hinesville, GA,
Status -
: CNA, Expected in 10/2020
Diligent Hands CNA Training - Jacksonville, FL,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
Wayne County High School - Jesup, GA
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School Attended

  • Savannah Technical College
  • Diligent Hands CNA Training
  • Wayne County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Individual Support Worker
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Temporary CNA
  • Program Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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