Direct Support Person Resume Samples

A Direct Support Person works to take care of people who are physically or mentally disabled. The job description entails encouraging patients to lead an independent life and be integrated into the communities. A well-written Direct Support Person Resume describes the following core tasks and duties – creating and ensuring a positive and secure environment that will nurture the resident’s needs; overseeing residents and taking care of their needs; maintaining knowledge of patient’s requirement, and operating the facility’s vehicle in compliance with company rules and government statutes.

To be successful in this role, the following skills are mandatory – proficient computer skills, valid driver’s license, comfortable in providing assistance to patients; availability to work in shifts; knowledge of providing CPR and first aid treatment; and life experience with patients dealing with developmental or intellectual disabilities. A high school diploma or GED is needed to the least.

 

Direct Support Person Resume example

Direct Support Person Resume

Objective : Energetic, fast-learning, and motivated Direct Support Person certified in the state of Illinois. Current certifications in CPR, First Aid, and AED. Knowledge in hospice care as well as medication administration. Five years' experience serving and assisting those with developmental disabilities.

Skills : Great communication, Experienced in customer relations and problem solving.

Description :

    1. Administered bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
    2. Prepared and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
    3. Cared for individuals or families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption, or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles.
    4. Planned, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
    5. Transported clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
    6. Instructed or advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition, or infant care.
    7. Participated in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Direct Support Person I Resume

Objective : People sensitive professional seeking a full /part time position where can maximize healthcare and customer service background while meeting and exceeding company expectation.

Skills : Customer service, Sales.

Description :

    1. Administered necessary medications and completed all necessary documentation.
    2. Trained family members to provide bedside care.
    3. Provided clients with communication assistance, typing their correspondence or obtaining information for them.
    4. Administered bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
    5. Prepared and maintained records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
    6. Cared for individuals or families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption, or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles.
    7. Prepared nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Direct Support Person II Resume

Headline : Previous experience with working with a cash register and also able to stand for hours at a time. Great customer service skills and, was always praised from previous employers for hard work and dedication.

Skills : Development Assistant, Development.

Description :

    1. Transported clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
    2. Instructed or advised clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition, or infant care.
    3. Participated in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
    4. Trained family members to provide bedside care.
    5. Provided clients with communication assistance, typing their correspondence or obtaining information for them.
    6. Developed service recipient's basic living skills (e.g., social, domestic, and hygiene) through instruction and encouragement.
    7. Assisted and documented the development and implementation of long and short-term goals for service recipient, as developed by the Personal Support Team under the supervision or direction of the Program Coordinator.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate's In Applied Science

Direct Support Person III Resume

Objective : Over 3 years of experience in Human Services Over 1 year of experience in Quality Mentor Admissions Coordinator/Educational Specialist.

Skills : Speaks, 5 languages, Client support.

Description :

    1. 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.
    2. Performed or assisted service recipient with personal hygiene as needed (e.g., bathing, brushing teeth, shaving, nail clipping, dressing, bodily functions, and service recipient appearance).
    3. Assigned by a health professional may include observation, reporting and documentation of changes in the status of the person or in body functions.
    4. Performed or assisted service recipient in basic domestic duties as needed (e.g., cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping).
    5. Coordinated and maintained service recipient's schedule (e.g., doctor appointments, professional team appts.
    6. Coordinated service recipient's participation in leisure and recreational activities.
    7. Taught, trained and promoted independence with the individuals serve.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma In Training And Certifications

Sr. Direct Support Person Resume

Objective : To obtain a full time Licensed Practical Nurse position, where can utilize and enhance knowledge and skills to provide quality patient care. Proficient or familiar with a vast array of medical concepts and technologies, including charting and documenting.

Skills : Medication Management , Personal Care Assistance.

Description :

    1. Provided in-home patient care for developmentally disabled mental illness and geriatric patients.
    2. Assisted patients with daily living activities.
    3. Accompanied patients to doctor's appointment and bring necessary documents or medication.
    4. Administered medication per instructions and develop systems to ensure patients continue regime when alone.
    5. Documented patient behaviors and assisted with treatment modalities.
    6. Documented and assess behavior of patient according to ITP.
    7. Assisted supervisor in filing documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Psychology

Jr. Direct Support Person Resume

Summary : To use not only verbal communication skills to make a positive impact in a friendly work environment but also to look for an employer where experience as a leader and ability to work on a variety of tasks.

Skills : Team Player, Problem Solver. Very Independent And Organized Indivual.

Description :

    1. Drove patients to doctor's appointments to run routine errands.
    2. Trained patients on simple care activities such as housekeeping and grooming.
    3. Protected patients from harm through vigilant care and home training.
    4. Provided support to consumes by assisting in development and implantation of all support plans of mentally challenged and disabled of all ages.
    5. Encouraged consumers to be independent in activities of daily living.
    6. Maintained a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection protocol.
    7. Ensured that consumes exercise their rights and always showing them respect and dignity.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma In Health Care

Asst. Direct Support Person Resume

Headline : To obtain a Personal Care Aide position in an outpatient setting where have the opportunity for growth.

Skills : Housekeeping And Laundry, Respite Care, Meal Preparation, Errands And Appointments, Incidental Transportation, And Bathing Assistance.

Description :

    1. Completed documentation of daily routines and events /behavior accident reports.
    2. Administered medication, kept up with laundry, bathing, diaper changes,and prepared meals daily.
    3. Worked hands on and by building trust for one's that have a history of being distant or afraid by attentively listening to them and showing that I care.
    4. Effectively got consumers to help start a chores like making beds, putting clothes in the washing machine/laundry basket, and brushing teeth by being consistent.
    5. Learned how to understand nonverbal consumer by gestures, communication devices like tables.
    6. Assisted and taught individuals with daily living skills and daily personal care routines.
    7. Assisted with household management (e.g., meal preparation, laundry, cleaning, decorating) and maximizing people's skills, abilities and independence.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Direct Support Person Resume

Headline : Responsible Direct Support Professional proficient in Home Heath Care and working with the mentally disable adults. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Three years in Home Health Care and Six years in second positions.

Skills : Patient, Reliable, Kind, Responsible, Adaptable to new surroundings.

Description :

    1. Dealt with challenging behaviors that the people you support Strived to understand the difference between "behaviors" and mental health issues.
    2. Made sure incidents of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
    3. Immediately reported ethical violations you witness, or have knowledge of, to supervisors.
    4. Promoted a partnership and supported by consulting.
    5. Joined in with them in those fun activities if possible.
    6. Provided opportunities for people to be self-advocates by encouraging and assisting them to speak on their own behalf about living arrangements, work, and social relationships.
    7. Recognized the importance of friends, family and community relationships to the people you support.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED In General Studies

Direct Support Person/Executive Resume

Summary : Passionate to help people who are unable to live independently Friendly Associate with over ten years of experience working in diverse retail and customer service environments. Qualified representative who offers a record of successful job performance, proven problem solving ability and experience developing and implementing innovative solutions.

Skills : EPIC, EClinicalworks, Medisoft, NextGen Electronic Health Records.

Description :

    1. Transported residents to and from appointments and pass medications.
    2. Scheduled residents medical appointments.
    3. Prepared meals on a daily basis.
    4. Performed housekeeping and laundry duties.
    5. Performed weekly and monthly vitals.
    6. Ordered medications from pharmacy.
    7. Ordered house supplies and inventory monthly.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Direct Support Person Resume

Headline : Interested in a position with an Innovative Company that provide service to individuals with Developmental Challenges.

Skills : Sales, Support management.

Description :

    1. Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
    2. Entertained, conversed with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
    3. Performed a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
    4. Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
    5. Performed housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.
    6. Planned, shopped for, and prepared meals, including special diets, and assisted families in planning, shopping for, and preparing nutritious meals.
    7. Assisted in providing self-care training and therapeutic treatments to residents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies