A Direct Service Professional is an experienced support professional who takes charge of assisting disabled clients who are recovering or suffering from serious illness. The job description includes assisting disabled clients with their daily responsibilities. The most common day-to-day duties are listed on the Direct Service Professional Resume as follows – helping and supporting patients with their daily activities, running errands, performing light household tasks, providing companionship, cooking and serving meals, maintaining accurate case management reports, administering daily medications, and assisting residents with personal care activities.
The ideal candidate should showcase on the resume the following skills and assets – physical fitness, stamina, effective listening, and speaking skills, courtesy and empathetic behavior, and knowledge of understanding sign language. No formal education is necessary for this role, but first aid training CPR certification is mandatory for this job.
Summary : Experienced professional with the ability to adapt to various working environments and situations. Strong leadership and relationship building skills, with the ability to learn and comprehend at a fast pace. Excellent skills in communication.
Skills : Customer service skills.
Responsible for providing quality direct care, teaching the home living, cognitive, and social skills to individuals with disabilities.
Experienced with but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down's syndrome, Fragile X, Cerebral Palsy, blindness, Dual diagnosis of Mental Retardation
Performed various administrative tasks including but not limited to: Responsible for coordinating the diverse schedules.
Assisted in planning and implementing programming for clients in-goal areas and developed activity schedules with client input for peer interaction and community integration.
Supervised and maintained personnel files and training logs to ensure employees are current with required training, and documentation according to policy and procedure.
Received several excellence awards from the State Director for REM Central Lakes for continually going above and beyond job responsibilities
Recognized monthly by co-workers for the positive work environment, and providing excellent care and compassion to my clients.
Direct Service Professional /Executive Resume
Headline : To be positioned in an environment that would offer full-time and long-term employment with an opportunity for advancement; in the areas of healthcare and education.
Assisted clients in a foster care setting with medication administration, getting ready for work, transportation to appointments and specials outings.
Trained in what to do in the case of a crisis and how to prevent a crisis, otherwise known as crisis intervention.
Responsible for contacting the client's guardians if anything were to happen or if any changes in the client's health were to occur.
Documented what each client did and how they worked towards completing their goals.
The main goal of the program through RSI was to teach clients to live independently so one day they could live in their own homes without 24/7 staff supervision.
The supervisor prided on always being able to pick up shifts when other staff had to call in and how the patient was in a hectic situation.
The clients knew would always be up to going on walks, doing crafts, or baking when they really needed some time to just hanging out.
Jr. Direct Service Professional Resume
Objective : Typography survey, Concept of Graphic Design, History of Graphic Design, Digital Art Photography, Introduction to Business, Printmaking, Painting, Drawing, Ceramic sculpture, Graphic Design Studio Internship.
Skills : Microsoft Office,Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Windows, Customer Service Skills, Data Entry, Cashier, Cash Handling,Dependable.
Direct Service Professionals work directly with the consumer in-home for SHL or in the community taking them to work, school, or wherever they need to be transported.
Responsible for documenting what happened with the consumer that day.
Making sure to put the appropriate time frames and codes for each person. Count medications and log that information to give to the nurse weekly.
Workday consists of picking up my assigned clients, taking them to their day jobs, picking them up.
Returning them to their residences and also helping them with any of their other many needs.
Clean their homes, helping them cook, or assisting them with any of their daily needs.
Working with people who have intellectual disabilities can be challenging, time at this company has proved to be valuable and important.
Direct Service Professional I Resume
Objective : To secure a position utilizing acquired knowledge and experiences, which will lead to an opportunity for professional growth and advancement.
Skills : Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.
Assist and document the development and implementation of long and short-term goals for service recipient, as developed by the Personal Support Team.
Develop and maintain a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, staff, administration, case management.
Coordinate and maintain service recipient's schedule to and from work.
Maintain a safe environment for the service recipient; prevent harm to service recipient, self, and others.
Report any safety concerns to management in a timely manner Transport service recipient to and from work and recreational activities in a safe and timely manner.
Serve as a good role model to the service recipient.
Assist in coordinating with any and all their needs concerning service recipients.
Direct Service Professional/Co-ordinator Resume
Summary : Experienced in sales and home care for disabled and elderly. Wish to use degree in English and minor in professional writing to obtain positions related to writing, editing, or proofreading.
Skills : Computer Skills,Ms-office.
Work with disabled and elderly clients in-home and in the community, take on outings alone in a personal vehicle and in groups on buses and vans with other staff.
Assist with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, toileting, and administering medications.
Occasionally pick up nursing home residents and take them out into the community.
Provide daily essential services for people who require full-time care. help nursing home residents enjoy time outside their facilities.
Assist our clients in developing their own skills and gaining more independence.
Ability to pay close attention to records and procedures--this can be very important when administering medication and documenting this process.
Willingness to travel, work overtime, and work late night shifts. and in groups on buses and vans with other staff.
Bachelor Of Arts
Sr. Direct Service Professional Resume
Summary : Aspire to obtain a career in the Juvenile Criminal Justice system. Besides college courses. Overall work experience makes up for the non direct experience in Criminal Justice. Determined to put in the necessary work to excel in career.
Skills : Microsoft Software, Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Inventory Management.
Provide Physical and Health assistance to residents with Cerebral Palsy and other physical disabilities.
Promoting residents growth to residents in certain areas that their disability allows them.
Assist in Active Treatment with the residents that help them interact with their peers.
Promoting and Enforcing all guidelines and policies of Misericordia and the Illinois Department of Health.
Manages program environment developed to meet a range of participant vocational/ developmental needs and/or interests.
Develop programming to address the identified goals of each participant.
Serves as the developmental training representative on the participant's interdisciplinary team for a determined caseload.
Jr. Direct Service Professional Resume
Objective : To seek employment in an environment where all skills may be utilized as an asset to further the company.
Skills : Adobe CS5 InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, Publisher, Excel, Open Office.
Provided for the basic care and training of individuals with developmental disabilities including the areas of daily living skill development, speech.
Bathed, groomed, and dressed individuals, monitoring their appearance to ensure that each person is dressed and groomed appropriately.
Supervised individuals during meals by serving family-style and eating with residents.
Assisted individuals during in-house activities by conducting therapeutic activities, such as physical exercises, occupational arts, and crafts, and recreational games.
Reported the development of individuals by observing and documenting individual health care issues via communications log.
Prepared and serve all meals and snacks per the guidelines of a dietitian.
Direct Service Professional/Representative Resume
Summary : To contribute skills and experience to the field of health in a facility where caretakers are both efficient and knowledgeable to best serve patients.
Skills : Phlebotomy, EKG, Osha, Client Service.
Observed and monitored client behavior and responses to treatment.
Counseled individuals and followed them through their goal plan in order for them to achieve further development.
Monitored client census by using the Daily Movement Report and recording admissions, discharges, doctor appointments, and site visit data.
Documented psychiatric services and responses to treatment in patient case files.
Implemented a point system to encourage positive behavior.
Redirected poor behavior using verbal prompts, positive reinforcement reminders, and interventions.
Educated clients about the long term health benefits of balanced diets and exercise programs.
Established and maintained thorough nutritional records and information.
Direct Service Professional/Executive Resume
Objective : Self-motivated individual that can work with minimum supervision and take responsibility to make important decisions. Lead and take instructions.Work well alone or on a team, keeping a sense of humor with a professional work ethic, which always maintain. Creative and work well under pressure.
Skills : non-violent crisis intervention, CPR, First Aid.
Direct Service Professional Provided direct care and safety for 5 individuals residing in a residential group home.
Ensured residents complied with agency rules regarding appointments, curfew, chores, school, etc.
Maintained health records and appointments, as needed. Assisted residents with a daily living routine such as cooking, laundry, and hygiene
Distributed and recorded medication daily as prescribed.
Facilitated and engaged residents in weekly group meetings on various life skills.
Transported residents to various appointments i.e., school, work, home visits, medical appointments, etc.
Maintained daily logs according to agency protocol to capture the resident's progress.
Jr. Direct Service Professional Resume
Objective : Fully qualified for this position. Also, continuing education, associates in medical transcription. Medical administration certificate and have work.
Skills : Provider CPR Certified, Current.
Provided direct and complete care to individuals with special needs and their families including advocacy, need and resource identification.
Ensured accurate charting and communication of individuals and families needs.
Assisted in the development and implementation of community care plans.
Reported changes in an individual's condition and other matters of concern.
Achieved rapport with individuals and families, advocated for individual needs and improved functionality within the home.
Demonstrated excellent personal care, communication and intervention skills.
passionate about making sure they are taken care of and making sure they are happy.
Direct Service Professional Resume
Objective : Professional individual who has worked in the healthcare field successfully for the past 4 years. Possess valuable experience and knowledge of the field. Looking to fully blossom as strong innovative leader and work with a prominent on the rise non profit organization
Skills : Strong Leadership Skills, Innovative And Creative, Hard Working.
Provide counseling and mentoring to at-risk youths. Monitor residents in daily atmosphere i.e.
Assure that residents are following program rules, as well as individual treatment plans Accomplishments Saw a profound impact on the individual lives.
Able to build trusting relationships with the residents and worked with them in achieving personal barriers.
Demonstrated strong leadership skills at the job. Able to genuinely connect with the residents and help bring out the best in them.
Plan and implement activities for individuals with lifelong disabilities.
Complete assessments on individuals with lifelong disabilities.
Complete activity calendars for individuals with lifelong disabilities.