Direct Support Associate Resume Samples

A Direct Support Associate will provide direct support to the people who suffer from various disabilities. The job description entails providing a wide range of services such as personal care, cooking, cleaning, and transportation. Typical work tasks linked to the role are mentioned on the Direct Support Associate Resume as follows – keeping the patients safe from health hazards; monitoring the behavior of the patients; updating and recording patient history; teaching patient tasks such as toileting, shopping, cooking and managing money; and teaching patients to be independent.

The most important personality traits for this role are patience, composure under pressure; dependability, punctuality; a keen sense of observation; interpersonal skills, and a strong sense of teamwork. In addition, the person is also expected to work in shifts and have immense physical stamina. The most common education includes a high school diploma or GED.

Direct Support Associate Resume example

Direct Support Associate Resume

Headline : To obtain a customer service position where can maximize people oriented experience, communication skills and my problem analysis and problem solving abilities.

Skills : Communication, Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Sales.

Description :

    1. Trained and assisted adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in vocational and residential setting.
    2. Identified and assisted individuals with personal goals.
    3. Provided one-on-one training at vocational sites.
    4. Worked with clients to improve daily life with support and therapy.
    5. Assisted with daily living activities while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
    6. Responsible for the health, safety and emotional support of clients.
    7. Documented progress with individual's behavioral or skills program.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Direct Support Associate/Manager Resume

Summary : Proactive and results driven manager who has overseen successful implementation and development of operational policies and maintenance programs at medium to large venues with O&M responsibilities for multiple buildings and grounds at campuses and embassies.

Skills : Supervisory, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Acted as resident advocate/caregiver and implemented total patient care as part of a 2-3 person nursing team covering 8 high functioning mentally challenged and/or mentally ill residents per shift.
    2. Ensured HIPAA compliance.
    3. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with developmental delays, handicapped, different forms of psychosis, dementia and Alzheimer's.
    4. Documented resident information (behavior, medical issues, and daily activities) obtained through out the day.
    5. Ran behavioral and skill learning programs with residents.
    6. Took residents out in the community to try and get them to build their community skills.
    7. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Psychology


Sr. Direct Support Associate Resume

Objective : Experience in working and communicating with clients in a Direct Support Associate setting. Communicating with guardians and handling clients personal and direct finances on a daily basis. Including budgeting for grocery shopping, personal spending, Kansas support funds, etc. Driven and self-motivated direct support professional.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Customer support.

Description :

    1. Helped with finances and medications.
    2. Assisted them with day to day living.
    3. Assisted individuals with intellectual disabilities.
    4. Assisted clients with toileting, showering, cooking, cleaning, dressing, and walking in home and out in the community.
    5. Redirected clients to encourage safe, positive actions.
    6. Established and maintained a safe environment for the client to thrive personally in.
    7. Assisted clients with establishing goals for themselves to strive for.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Jr. Direct Support Associate Resume

Objective : Hard-working, goal-orientated individual with a strong customer service background seeking a position.

Skills : Computer , Customer Service, Business Development.

Description :

    1. Continually encouraged clients to be understanding and patient with their peers.
    2. Coordinated outings.
    3. Monitored clients personal progress.
    4. Monitored clients personal funds.
    5. Openly exchanged ideas and methods with coworkers to help fit the individual clients.
    6. Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
    7. Encouraged clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Direct Support Associate Resume

Objective : General clerical experience, Serving experiences . Able to work well in high-pressure situations and manage high-volume workloads.

Skills : Good written and verbal, Sales.

Description :

    1. Collected information about clients through interviews, observation, or tests.
    2. Counseled clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
    3. Developed and implemented treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
    4. Filled out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
    5. Collaborated with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
    6. Provided patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
    7. Cared for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Direct Support Associate/Represenative Resume

Summary : Level-headed direct support associate who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in importance of companionship and support in patient care.

Skills : customer service, Sales management.

Description :

    1. Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
    2. Checked patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
    3. Provided patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
    4. Cared for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
    5. Entertained, conversed with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
    6. Administered prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
    7. Planned, purchased, prepared, or served meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Direct Support Associate III Resume

Objective : To utilize knowledge, skills, and experience to positively impact people to reach their maximum potential and strengths.

Skills : Computer, Phone Etiquette, Customer Service, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Provided transportation, assistance, and companionship.
    2. Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
    3. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
    4. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
    5. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
    6. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    7. Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma In Clinical

Direct Support Associate II Resume

Headline : A very hardworking person with leadership skills. Have worked customer service, answering phone calls, taking money for admission and assisting people.

Skills : Customer Service, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable.

Description :

    1. Coordinated, planned and monitored appointments and outings for clients.
    2. Managed cases for clients and worked in a collaborative team approach to provide quality care for developmentally delayed individuals.
    3. Created detailed reports for social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other medical disciplines.
    4. Maintained, balanced and tracked accurate spending account ledgers for all clients.
    5. Implemented new ideas and techniques to better serve the clients and the community.
    6. Performed basic administrative duties.
    7. Interacted with clients while tracking treatment progress during their stay at the facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's in science

Direct Support Associate I Resume

Objective : Trained in knowing food etiquette, how to properly feed the individuals based on their mental level. Extensive experience managing and mentoring database, web, and software development groups consisting of designers, developers, engineers, DBAs, and QA staff.

Skills : Support associate, Sales.

Description :

    1. Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager.
    2. Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
    3. Massaged patients and applied preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs and heat-lamp stimulation.
    4. Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
    5. Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
    6. Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
    7. Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters.
    8. Assisted with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
    9. Tended to patients with chronic illnesses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Direct Support Associate Resume

Summary : Focused professional committed to approaching administrative tasks with tenacity and attention to detail. Looking to find a company in which to grow and develop new skills, as well as building on those pre-existing.

Skills : CPR Certified, Trained in First Aid, Trained and Certified to administer medication.

Description :

    1. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, and automobiles.
    2. Maintained a clean, healthy, and safe environment.
    3. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional, and developmental needs of clients.
    4. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
    5. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress, and concerns.
    6. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding, taking of prescribed medications, and elimination.
    7. Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals, paying attention to dietary needs and requirements of different clients.
    8. Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
    9. Performed some clerical duties, such as data entry.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
HIGH SCHOOL