recovery support aide rsa resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Working in the fields I have has given me great skills and experience that translates to many different career options. Maintaining the care of others has been very important to me. Monitoring their health, teaching them about recovery, maintaining their security and the security of others, and attempting to teach them the skills necessary to re-enter society and be prepared for that. I also learned how to and became proficient in using the billing system AVATAR. I am a quick learner that has great leadership and integrity skills. I am able to adapt and overcome an overcome any obstacles I may face. I look forward to speaking with you and possibly becoming a member of your team!

  • CPR Certification
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Supportive Personality
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Collaboration
  • Time Management
  • Patient Ambulation
  • Service Documentation
  • Client Records Management
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Clear Communication
  • Sound Judgment
  • Care Planning
  • Needs Assessment
  • Problem Identification
  • Client Education
  • Progress Tracking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attentive to People
  • Caring Companionship
  • Physical Stamina
  • Decision Making
  • Personal Service
  • First Aid Certification
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Accurate in Following Orders
  • Injury Prevention
  • Remote Video Conferencing
  • Client Transportation
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Family Member Training
  • Independent Thinking
  • Vitals Monitoring and Documentation
  • Word Processing
  • Laptop and Tablet Operation
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Emergency Response
  • Medication Administration
  • Safety Compliance
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 03/2015 Associate of Arts : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Salem High School Salem, AR Expected in 06/2009 GED : - GPA :
Work History
State Of Massachusetts - Recovery Support Aide (RSA)
Lenox, MA, 08/2017 - 03/2020
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important client information to care staff to help optimize treatment planning and recovery
  • Assisted clients in course work to optimize their recovery
  • Taught clients skills they could use once released from the program to help them maintain their recover
  • Documented and provided medications as prescribed to clients
  • Provided clients with daily tasks, provided tips to complete these tasks, and ensured that clients completed each task
  • Provided clients with different activities they enjoyed to get them more involved in their recovery
  • Completed charting and billing using the AVATAR billing system.
Adventist Health And Rideout - Corrections Officer
Yuba City, CA, 12/2016 - 06/2017
  • Supervised inmates during all activities and transfers to monitor compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Sanctioned regulatory compliance while managing visual inspections, work crew accountability, illegal substance checks and cell assessments.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Maintained safety and security of staff and public by applying defensive techniques and physical restraints.
  • Oversaw and maintained custody of 60 inmates in maximum security.
  • Authored incident reports for management on violations and discrepancies.
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Routinely counted inmates and in response to potential security breaches.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
Copperas Cove Nursing & Rehabilitation - Certified Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 01/2013 - 11/2016
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 48-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Salem High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Recovery Support Aide (RSA)
  • Corrections Officer
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Associate of Arts
  • GED

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