Overnight Residential Counselor Resume Samples

Many organizations and facilities require the service of an Overnight Residential Counselor to work for people with developmental disabilities or mental retardation, the homeless, or domestic violence victims. Working overnight and staying awake throughout the night, these counselors are tasked with the following duties mentioned on the Overnight Residential Counselor Resume – supervising all residents, enforcing rules and regulations dictated by the group home, ensuring all residents are in bed by lights out; assisting in preparing scheduled and planned meals and snacks; observing dietary restrictions and guidelines of specific residents, and identifying signs of a resident’s potential harm to self or others.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume is – friendly and outgoing demeanor; excellent interpersonal and conversational skills, knowledge of the rules and guidelines of the group home, the ability to stay calm during stressful situations, and familiarity with medications necessary to turn various forms of personality disorders and levels of depression. Often, a high school diploma or GED may be enough, however, possessing an advanced education can be useful.

Overnight Residential Counselor Resume example

Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

Summary : To utilize acquired skills and contribute to the success of your organization. Maintaining vigilant supervision and nurture children through one-on-one communication and care. Assisting children with hygiene, diet, and getting ready for school. Documenting required messages and complete daily reports.

Skills : Counseling, Social Work, Coordinator, Residential Home Manager, Teacher.

Description :

    1. Ensured the residents adhere to dorm time schedule.
    2. Oversaw the safety of residents and facility.
    3. Performed light clerical function such as tying, word processing and filing as directed by the Program Supervisor.
    4. Modeled, teached and enforced program rules, providing verbal and written feedback about behavior to residents according to written guidelines (sets firm and consistent limits).
    5. Employed emergency counseling protocol in crisis situation, including but not limited to 911 and PERT team.
    6. Assisted in first aid care when needed and transports residents in emergency situations in TAAS vehicles.
    7. Administered and documented the allocation of medication to residents according to the TAAS policy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Criminal Justice


Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

Objective : Team -oriented individual with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with co-workers, administration and local agencies. Reliable worker skilled in direct supervision, activity planning and organization. Thrives in high-stress professional environments. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality of compassionate care. Strong communicator Highly organized Calm and patient Reliable Positive and cheerful.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Bacterial Culture Identification, Creating Bacterial Growth Curves.

Description :

    1. Redirected children to encourage safe, positive behaviors.
    2. Established and maintained a safe play environment for the children.
    3. Organized activities that developed children's physical, emotional and social growth.
    4. Physically and verbally interacted with children throughout the day.
    5. Taught children personal care behaviors, including toilet training and feeding.
    6. Supervised the children at night to make sure they are safe and out of harms way.
    7. Managed social and behavioral challenges in a supportive non-restrictive manner for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Associate Of Applied Science


              Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

              Summary : Strong interpersonal skills, including clear communication and a great sense of humor Experienced working independently and as part of a team Incredible attention to detail and ability to spot typos and grammatical errors. Ensuring safety standards and infection control policies are followed. Assisting in keeping unit clean and orderly.

              Skills : Microsoft Office, Problem Solving, Data Entry, Organizational Development, Active Listening, Responsible.

              Description :

                1. Researched and performed job duties according to the individuals support plan.
                2. Assisted with daily living requirements such as; meal preparation, medication administration, and hygeine.
                3. Conducted bed checks every hour and maintains accountability of residents throughout the shift.
                4. Assisted clients in times of crisis.
                5. Disciplined as needed, responded to aggressive behavior, and maintain group order.
                6. Screened, assessed, and managed children’s pain. 
                7. Contacted RN or emergency 911 when necessary.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                Associates In Technology

                Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                Summary : Overnight Residential Counselor is Maintaining a clean and friendly environment for clients. Administering medicine and logged into unit log book. Abiding by schedule for clients and meal. Following intake checklist for new clients Documenting all client observations, proceedings and progress. Verifying clients are in their rooms after curfew.

                Skills : Customer Service, Pipetting, Titration, Dilution, Calibration.

                Description :

                  1. Functioned as the health and safety lead, meeting the requirements of Health and Safety Code section 1522.4 and general upkeep of the facility.
                  2. Acted as medication lead.
                  3. Led evening team meetings.
                  4. Ensured completion of incident reports per the shift, that debriefings have occurred per critical incident and that valuable information is disseminated accordingly.
                  5. Supervised and directed individual children and groups as assigned, correcting those who misbehave, and at times directly intervening in situations involving unacceptable behavior.
                  6. Assisted in developing, planning and implementing individual treatment plans.
                  7. Assessed and evaluated each child's personal functioning on a daily basis.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                Headline : As an Overnight Residential Counselor is Travelling throughout county when necessary. Effectively communicating with internal staff, participants, families and external agency when necessary. Utilizing computer software on a daily basis Electronic Health Record System. Assisting participants in daily living activities. Maintaining compliance for required certifications and trainings necessary to work with participants.

                Skills : Residential Counselor, Record System.

                Description :

                  1. Planed and led recreational activities.
                  2. Participated in daily group meetings intended to change behavior through modern counseling techniques.
                  3. Assisted in group therapy; participate in one-on-one meetings with each child.
                  4. Provided support and guidance and enhance the child's self-image.
                  5. Established behavior modification programs with children involving individual contracts, incentives, positive and negative reinforcers and the grading of behavior and denial of privileges for violations of rules.
                  6. Recorded significant data regarding behavior of individuals and groups.
                  7. Collaborated with day treatment and other program staff to implement treatment and educational goals.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                Objective : Overnight Residential Counselor with 5 years of experience in Providing on-site consumer resident supervision and support, including safety and cleanliness of residences and vehicles. All staff is to complete a walk through before the start of each shift and at the end of each shift to ensure a safe, clean environment. Responding in a timely manner to consumer complaints and grievances. Providing high quality services in accordance with Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP).

                Skills : Residential Counselor, Time Management.

                Description :

                  1. Maintained resident files and daily logs to ensure availability of information.
                  2. Maintained personal behavior records, medication charts, petty cash, clothing distribution and other records.
                  3. Insured the performance of all household and medical routines.
                  4. Taught a variety of manual social skills including basic art and cooking.
                  5. Administered first aid and obtain medical care.
                  6. Dispensed prescribed medication.
                  7. Supervised personal hygiene of children.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MA

                Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                Objective : Overnight Residential Counselor is Understanding and operating under all ENJ policies and procedures and funding regulations. Billing of services is accurate and timely in accordance to policy and procedures via the electronic health record system. Overseeing Environment of Care (EOC) process. Responsible for checking organization email to keep abreast of company news and organizational updates.

                Skills : Overnight Residential Assistant, Environmental Care.

                Description :

                  1. Functioned as the health and safety lead.
                  2. Assisted the Program Specialist in overseeing planned activities for the shift.
                  3. Maintained security and quiet at the institution.
                  4. Checked the sleeping quarters frequently, through the night to be certain that children are quiet and lights are out.
                  5. Entered incidents in log, including any admissions or releases.
                  6. Admitted children to facility according to standard admitting procedures.
                  7. Administered first aid and obtain medical care for children.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                Objective : Overnight Residential Counselor is Completing monthly medication audits and work with consumers in obtaining goals for the IRP. Providing new hire orientation partner shadowing. Maintaining a safe clean environment of care that meets with the standard of safety and cleanliness for staff and consumers. Achieving high level of consumer and customer satisfaction.

                Skills : Customer Service, Detail-Oriented.

                Description :

                  1. Talked to children who may be emotionally disturbed and who are having difficulty sleeping.
                  2. Performed necessary housekeeping chores.
                  3. Planed, assigned, directed and reviewed the work of others.
                  4. Trained staff in work procedures and provide technical assistance and lead direction to staff.
                  5. Provided care for juveniles at the facility.
                  6. Worked effectively within a team concept.
                  7. Sensed, evaluated, and handled tense group and individual situations as they develop and a willingness to accept responsibility for decisions.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                Objective : Overnight Residential Counselor is Delivering services that achieve quality, utilization, outcome and financial sustainability. Maintaining compliance with all licensing, regulatory, accreditation and ESNJ policies and procedures. Ensuring all training requirements are maintained in 100% compliance. All trainings are to be completed 14 days prior to the expiration date. Participating in quality improvement efforts to address new and on-going consumer care challenges.

                Skills : Consumer Care, Training.

                Description :

                  1. Exercised good judgment and act calmly in emergency situations.
                  2. Dealed effectively with parents, other public and private agencies, and the general public.
                  3. Instructed, trained and supervised subordinate personnel.
                  4. Completed 40 hours of mandated training annually.
                  5. Provided individual and small group instruction in self-care, activities of daily living, communication, social, and motor skills.
                  6. Attended in-service trainings as required.
                  7. Protected the health and safety of all consumers and staff.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        MS

                        Overnight Residential Counselor Resume

                        Objective : Overnight Residential Counselor is Providing lead direction, training and work review to the Residential Counselors in assigned shift ensuring appropriate care and supervision is provided to children in accordance with applicable law, licensing regulations, and facility policies. Assisting the Program Specialist in overseeing planned activities for the shift, making recommendations to address identified problems.

                        Skills : Program Specialist, Counselling Skills.

                        Description :

                          1. Complied with all applicable State and Federal regulations, agency policies and procedures, and personnel practices.
                          2. Implemented agency practices including policies, procedures, unit routine and expectations, as directed by Program Manager, Senior Residential Counselors or Admin staff.
                          3. Provided vigilant supervision of residents and provide opportunities to teach and role model, during all aspects of routine. 
                          4. Routined refers to recreational activities, group meetings, meals, bedtimes, and any additional program activities.
                          5. Facilitated group meetings and activities, both on and off campus, including outings.
                          6. Attended training in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and use the techniques to prevent and intervene in crisis situations, which may include physical intervention when needed.
                          7. Abided by the NYS Justice Center and the SAI Codes of Conduct/Ethics.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        0-2 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Entry Level
                        Education
                        Education
                        MA