The Direct Care Aide works for assisting and taking care of elderly people who are physically disabled. While the day-to-day tasks vary based on the organization, the following are some core tasks that are seen on the Direct Care Aide Resume – helping the elderly in moving from one place to another; assisting individuals in bathing, dressing and completing basic hygiene tasks; preparing meals as per special dietary considerations; assisting with light housework and cleaning tasks; running errands to the store, cleaners, and drugstores; and organizing activities for patients.
Required skills, abilities and knowledge include – strong listening skills, physical abilities and emotional strength, and a strong awareness of providing first aid and emergency response procedures; and an open demeanor. The education requirements vary based on the preference of the employer, but normally a high school diploma or GED is mandatory.
Communicated with the main office to keep them informed and up to date on the individuals.
Responsible for the direct care for individuals with development disabilities.
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Direct Care Aide/Manager Resume
Summary : Excellent Customer Service Skills. Knowledge of medical terms and practices. Sound knowledge of safety and accident prevention.
Skills : Computer literacy, Healthcare.
Travelled to patients homes and provided Health care on a daily to Semi- Daily Basis as per approved by the Insurance Companies.
Changed, fed and bathed residents.
Attended other personal and grooming needs such as combing hair, trimming nails, brushing teeth, changing attends.
Assisted patients in moving within their home.
Served meals to residents and feed those unable to feed themselves, prepare trays for self-feeders.
Took temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration.
Performed range of motion on residents as ordered.
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Jr. Direct Care Aide Resume
Objective : To obtain a position which will further career experiences, allowing to keep skills sharp, while serving as an asset in a valuable company.
Skills : Leadership, CPR, First Aide, Training in infection control, developing programs for different activities.
Directed care facilitator for a youth children's home.
Managed residents medical files and distribution of medications on schedule from 6am to 10pm Monday - Sunday.
Responsible for taking residents to medical appointments such as therapy, dentist, emergency care, etc.
Monitored residents while in school making sure all course work and behavior is maintained.
Responsible for there every move was very rewarding.
Determed key to it because the children like to fall off track at times, having a passion to teach someone is very important working in any type of facility.
Provided partial & total daily care on individuals with special needs.
Asst. Direct Care Aide Resume
Headline : Over fifteen years of customer service experience within the fields of retail, hospitality, medical, and call center environments.
Skills : Dementia, Alzheimer, Development.
Assisted individuals with various mental disabilities in their daily living skills.
Communicated with the individual Evaluated and observed .
Assisted individual with activities of daily living.
Maintained clean environment: i:e bathing, grooming, observing, recording, reporting and documentation of goals and behaviors.
Assisted individuals with developmental disabilities in activities of daily living.
Provided quality client care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
Charted and recorded information in client files.
Associate Direct Care Aide Resume
Objective : Over 15 years experience in Customer Service/Office work, this includes phone service skills lots of computer knowledge, all Word/Works knowledge.
Skills : Customer Service/Office And Business , Retail, Promoting And Marketing.
Reported changes in client's condition or family situation to the office.
Documented services provided.
Performed home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making and cleaning.
Planned meals, shopped for groceries, prepared/served food & individual meals according to dietary restrictions.
Assisted residents with everyday living,baths,meal time and outside activities.
Provided direct care to clients in the management of daily living tasks including meals, personal health and hygiene, quality of living environment.
Helped with all daily needs/activities.
Sr. Direct Care Aide Resume
Summary : A multitude of experience, with room to go and grow, in a company, where gifts (professional, academic & personal skills & experience) will make room for, mutually and benefically.
Skills : Customer Service, Customer Relations.
Bathed, feeding transfering all adls.
Took care of Individuals with Intellectual and/or Physical disabilities.
Planned goals to helping with feeding, bathing, etc.
Dedicated to this job and the residents as was at the Nursing home.
Accomplished and learned this by working here.
Used patient, loving attitude toward everything.
Groomed into Paternal Non-Profit Family Business.
Direct Care Aide/Specialist Resume
Summary : Thoroughly enjoy helping and assisting people, not only professionally but personally as well. A very patient, sincere, and friendly person who enhances the independence to the highest level of quality for the individual.
Skills : Mentoring, Soccer Player, Personal Trainer.
Supervised 1-8 persons at a time in group home.
Supervised 1-3 persons at a time during outings.
Promoted independence with activities of daily living for the geriatric population with developmental disabilities.
Recorded daily goals and achievements in a residential setting.
Certified in SKIP, Medication, and CPR.
Cleaned home, Passed medications, Some outings/ activities and more.
Cared for elderly patients with Alzheimer's and forms of dementia.
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Direct Care Aide I Resume
Objective : Experienced health worker, skilled in many fields. 7+ years work in fast-paced environment's handling confidential paperwork, administering medication and providing quality patient care.
Skills : Patient care, Hospitality.
Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters.
Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
Provided assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning.
Taught non verbal consumers the fundamentals of living in Society.
Taught and helped with sign language, including gestural.
Responsible for Ambulation, transferring, toileting, vital signs, administering medication, cooking and assisting.
Direct Care Aide II Resume
Headline : Seeking a new challenge and opportunity to use diverse skills in helping people better themselves and make a difference in someone's life in any way possible.
Skills : Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy.
Attended company trainings, grooming such as showers, took consumers to get hair cuts, clipped fingernails shaved them.
Sat in on clinician meetings as well, to give input on what goal might work best for a certain individual.
Worked part time for a personal care home over night.
Opened the door for people directed them, made sure they got their packages/mail also had to watch the front area.
Assisted mentally and physically disabled residents with ADLs, charting, transferring to work via vehicle.
Assisting client with meals, bathing, cooking and cleaning, laundry, transportation, providing care when needed and providing needs consisting .
Worked with DD and MRDD clients who needs assistance by making sure their needs are properly met.
Direct Care Aide Resume
Headline : Love helping others while being able to work as a part of a team. Supervisory experience as well in said areas.
Skills : Compassionate, Team Player, Able To Work Effectively Independently, Communication.
Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as caring for infants.
Performed a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
Checked patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
Provided patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
Cared for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
Entertained, conversed with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.