Direct Support Assistant Resume Samples

A Direct Support Assistant provides direct assistance to disabled clients and to people who are recovering from any sort of serious illness. Typical work activities are listed on the Direct Support Assistant Resume as – helping patients with day-to-day activities, accompanying the patients to doctor appointments, cooking and serving meals, running errands, performing light housekeeping duties, providing companionship, running errands, and administering daily medications.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – attention to detail, observation spirit, effective communication skills, high level of physical fitness, stamina, and proactivity. Formal education is not mandatory for this role, however, the assistants are expected to have a CPR and first aid qualification.

Direct Support Assistant Resume example

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Headline : A highly organized and friendly professional, able to establish long-term, positive and fun relationships with clients, co-workers and outside resources. Resourceful and detail-oriented; skilled problem-solver and multi-tasker. Energetic self-starter with strong communication skills; work well independently or on a team.

Skills : Communications, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Read and recorded vital signs for patients/consumers such as but not limited to body temperature, pulse, and respiration.
    2. Planned, prepared, and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets on a daily basis.
    3. Provided transportation, assistance with daily activities, and companionship to consumers including but not limited to facilitating games and other activities to engage consumers.
    4. Charted daily information regarding individual consumers to include mood changes, eating percentages, abnormalities in health, and/or daily activities.
    5. Ensured all consumers were provided with daily medications, proper personal hygiene, and other daily living needs.
    6. Responsible to accompany disabled persons to medical appointments, meetings, church, and other organized activities.
    7. Filed and faxed Legal and medical documents, regarding emergency health and non-medical issues with consumers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Direct Support Assistant Resume

Headline : Reliable, hardworking, and committed to getting each job done as quickly, efficiently and safely as possible. Friendly, punctual and enthusiastic team player. Ability to establish priorities and meet challenges head-on. Strong project management skills.

Skills : Dispatch, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
    2. Elmira, NY Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
    3. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    4. Changed sterile dressings.
    5. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
    6. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
    7. Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Direct Support Assistant Resume

Headline : To obtain a Direct Support Assistant position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people.

Skills : Strong Communication , Cashier, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assistanted with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, co-workers, administration and local agencies.
    2. Skilled Trained Instructor with expertise on the identification and management of youth mental illnesses.
    3. Energetic, motivated Trained Instructor who is highly organized and skilled at balancing the needs of clients in both personal and professional capacities.
    4. Directed Support assistant with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.
    5. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality service to every client.
    6. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
    7. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Summary : Dedicated, service-focused professional in the healthcare field as a Nursing Assistant. Reliable worker with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and skills. Backed by solid work history, reputation as a team player, and passion for helping others. Background includes experience in caring for patients with and without mental health. Also background experience in home health. Available for all shifts, extended hours, and weekends.

Skills : Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Cash Handling, Phones.

Description :

    1. Performed or assisted service recipient with personal hygiene as needed (Assist with showering, bathing, toileting, dressing and shampooing.
    2. Assisted with oral hygiene.
    3. Assisted with bowel and bladder care.
    4. Assisted with transfer to and from wheelchair and/or bed).
    5. Assisted with eating, where the assistance required may include: Reminding or encouraging the individual to maintain intake; Serving or bringing food to the individual; Preparing food for consumption through cutting meats or other set-up.
    6. Provided a clean, safe and comfortable environment.
    7. Ensured the health and safety of individuals in emergency situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Objective : Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of law enforcement practices, investigation techniques, and security equipment operation, who remains on high alert at all times and maintains excellent coverage. Quick thinker with strong critical thinking capabilities. Physically fit professional adept at defending clients and their assets. Professional who possesses excellent self-control in difficult situations.

Skills : MS Office, Supporting Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
    2. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    3. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
    4. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
    5. Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
    6. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
    7. Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Direct Support Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Administering medication PO, IM, ID, and Sub Q, tube.

Description :

    1. Obtained medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
    2. Documented patient information Responsible for primary care and medication management.
    3. Trained new staff Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies.
    4. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision.
    5. Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
    6. Transported patients to and from different departments.
    7. Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Objective : Proven ability in leadership, customer service, and administrative capabilities, Maintaining excellent written and oral communications skills with experience with organizing functions, and problem-solving. This will allow me to further utilize my existing skills and empower me to attain new abilities at your establishment.

Skills : Customer Service, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Helped enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.
    2. Cleaned and sanitized home of individuals, kept daily logs and notes, medication certified, supervised to ensure safety, cooked, assisted with bathing and dressing, also assisted with dining if needed.
    3. Learned many new and useful skills in which can be carried into another field of employment.
    4. Made many new friendships and helped individuals live a happier life.
    5. Able to stay calm in highly stressful sometimes dangerous situations, I always jumped in when needed during physical interventions.
    6. Able to use my cooking/baking skills.
    7. Completed all daily living tasks to enhance the quality of life.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging Direct Support Assistant position in the Social Service field, wherein, my skills and work experience can be utilized.

Skills : Support Care, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Advocated, encouraged, guided and teached individuals in expressing personal choice.
    2. Attended to the person, self-care and other needs of those individuals who are unable to take care of themselves; Assuring community integration.
    3. Ensured for their health and safety by maintaining a healthy, safe home environment.
    4. Implemented goals and record documents daily data.
    5. Acted shift supervisor.
    6. Prepared staff assignment and duties of the day.
    7. Assured staff data, and assignments is completed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Summary : As a Direct Support Assistant, responsible for Assisting individuals with personal hygiene care, toileting, dining, dressing, meal preparation, lifts, and transfers, Helping individuals to participate in games and recreational programs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Invoicing, Security, Customer Services, Cash Management, Shipping And Receiving, Coaching, Mentoring.

Description :

    1. Presented Direct Support Professional As working as a DSP for liberty I work directly with the consumers.
    2. Helped them have a normal life as possible, with their daily routines such as: bathing, medical appointments, takeing their medicine, their dining plans, taking them out in the community, keeping their home clean, and meeting new people.
    3. Charged training , and Assistant manager training.
    4. Maintained all appropriate and required files, records, and incident reports; Schedule consumer medical appointments and follow-up visits Under registered nurses' supervision and authorization, order and administer consumer medications Maintain consumer medical records in compliance with OPWDD standards.
    5. Attended staff meetings and in-service training.
    6. Partnered with team of registered nurses to achieve overall well-being of all patients.
    7. Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Direct Support Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking a Direct Support Assistant position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Management, Leadership Development, Communications.

Description :

    1. Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
    2. Developed and maintained a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, staff, administration, case management, and other service providers and assist in coordinating with any and all their needs concerning service recipients.
    3. Provided medication reminders and assist the individual with his/her self-administration of medication.
    4. Required to prepare reports, charts, and ledgers daily for management.
    5. Responsible to file receipts and documents for each consumer in a personal file.
    6. Developed and implemented individualized treatment plans for residents.
    7. Assisted with daily living activities, including preparing meals and assisting with personal hygiene.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED