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

Detail-oriented Direct Care Worker supports daily living activities and provides transportation to enhance client well-being. Seasoned care expert experienced with developmentally disabled clients. Committed to promoting comfort with dignity and compassion. Resiliant Direct Support Professional with solid background assisting patients with basic needs and care. Knowledgeable about medical procedures, recreational requirements and protective measures. Perceptive individual familiar with social and community services rules and regulations. Friendly Personal Care Aide with proven history of working closely with patients, families and doctors for comprehensive direct patient care. Dedicated to compassionate, detailed and individualized plans for long-term success. Expert in organizing Staff and Clients with daily responsibly I'm also experienced with Microsoft, Quantum, and with Med Mar's. Dependable Personal Care Assistant aiming to fulfill opportunity to use excellent organization skills demonstrated through an impeccable history of managing client daily activities, appointments and medication needs. Well-versed in administering medication and monitoring nutrition. Trusted to oversee patients in challenging medical states. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Compassionate client care
  • Care plan management
  • Crisis Management
  • Quality program protocols
Experience
Lead Direct Support Professional, 10/2015 to Current
Lutheran Social Service Of MinnesotaSaint Peter, MN,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Kept detailed records of patient care, progress, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
  • Collected and recorded patients' blood pressure, pulse and respirations (TPRs) to evaluate and note basic health status.
  • Liaised between doctors and patients about care plans, progress and changing health conditions.
  • Communicated client project requirements to vendors and contractors to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Assisted DSP with allocating small expenses to prepare and assess budgetary needs.
  • Traveled with clients to take notes and dictation at meetings.
Director of a Day Care Center, 09/2012 to 08/2015
Great River Child CareCity, STATE,
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Implemented warning and timeout strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play materials for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Identified symptoms of emotional and developmental issues and alerted parents or guardians.
  • Escorted children on outings and trips to local parks and zoos.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Planned and led games, reading and activities for groups of 12 children.
  • Kept records of over 75 students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Observed children, using Anecdotal method to record development, interests and skills.
  • Introduced groups of 6 toddlers to multisensory activities through music, dance and stories to encourage exploration and spark curiosity.
  • Updated rules, safety and behavioral guidelines and disciplinary protocols to clarify and share with -year-old students.
  • Updated rules, safety and behavioral guidelines and disciplinary protocols to clarify and share with 3 month to 12 year-old students.
  • Implemented behavior modeling and positive reinforcement into daily routines.
In Home Childcare Provider, 07/2000 to 09/2012
Hearts In Mind Childcare (Self)City, STATE,
  • Monitored children's activities, remaining mindful of safety hazards.
  • Taught children basic skills and encouraged creativity in painting, drawing, arts and crafts, music and other expressive activities.
  • Prepared meals and snacks for children, teaching table manners and keeping fed appropriately without allowing overindulgence.
  • Changed diapers and dressed children, assisting and educating children on proper use of clothing, such as tying shoelaces.
  • Supported healthy emotional and social development through intervention in conflict between children, positive reinforcement techniques and encouraging cooperation.
  • Assisted children in completing school assignments, tutoring on basic subjects and helping to interpret instructions.
  • Conferred with parents to inform on type of daily activities, successes, strengths observed and potential obstacles to healthy development.
  • Instructed children on proper routines and techniques for eating, tooth-brushing and hand-washing.
  • Read books aloud to children, encouraging interaction and teaching proper expression through vocal inflections appropriate to story content.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments while accounting for dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Cared for 12 children ages 3month to 12 years.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Observed and monitored children to identify developmental strengths and target enrichment activities.
  • Improved behavior by employing positive management strategies.
  • Recorded behavior, food and medication dispensing information.
  • Developed and implemented age-appropriate lesson plans.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1990
Burlington High School - Burlington, IA,
GPA:
: , Expected in
SCC - West Burlington, IA,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Burlington High School
  • SCC

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Direct Support Professional
  • Director of a Day Care Center
  • In Home Childcare Provider

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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