Nationally registered EMT-B, Certified Nurses Aid registered in the state of Connecticut. Highly motivated, and effective at assessing emergencies of all kinds. Highly skilled and passionate in working with persons diagnosed with PDD/ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder,) and mild intellectual disabilities. Exceptional problem solver and decision maker.
Volunteer firefighter at North Coventry Fire Department
Positive reinforcement methods
Understands developmental disorders
Skilled in working with special needs children
Experience working with disabled persons
Basic skills in American Sign Language
Competent in ASL finger spelling
Child Protective Services (CPS) knowledge
Complex problem solver
Behavior management techniques
Strong computer skills
Calm under pressure
11/2015 to Current
Life Skills Counselor Oak Hill － Hartford, CT
Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager. Supported residential clients in completing tasks such as toileting, brushing teeth and general hygiene including everyday activities of daily living. Cultivated positive relationships with other mental health professionals, programs and associations. Communicated regularly with family members and significant others during the treatment process. Acted as a role model for clients by exhibiting positive behaviors. Conferred with parents and guardians, teachers and administrators to resolve clients\' behavioral and academic problems. Worked directly with Behavior Specialist, families, and supervisors to adequately serve each individual properly and efficiently. Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps. Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems. Worked closely with the site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists. Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists. Helped children reach milestones in the area of self-care.
10/2015 to Current
Patient Care Assistant (CNA)A Caring Hand LLC － Vernon, CTObserved and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager. Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines. Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets. Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises. Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients. Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters. Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming. Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients. Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems. Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment. Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients\' health status to nursing staff. Assisted with ADLs. Provided patients and families with emotional support. Exhibited compassionate care and communication.Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients. Participated in the maintenance of safe conditions within the home and other related areas.
Emergency Medical Technician Code One Training Solutions LLC － East Hartford , CT , USA
Certified Nurses Assistant Manchester Community College － Manchester, CT , USA