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Direct Support Professionals provide assistance to disabled clients or to people recovering from serious illnesses. Examples of Direct Support Professional tasks include helping patients with daily activities, accompanying them to doctor appointments, cooking and serving meals, performing light housekeeping duties, running errands, and providing companionship. The ideal candidate should showcase in his or her resume the following assets: stamina, physical fitness, observation spirit, effective communication, attention to details, and proactivity. Based on our collection of example resumes, no formal education is required for this role, but first aid training and CPR certification represent an advantage.

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Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

  • Worked to improve, enrich and respect the lives of individuals with developmental, physical, and mental disabilities
  • Developed and implemented behavioral management care plans
  • Maintained accurate case management reports
  • Developed and implemented plans for individuals to achieve greater independence, their daily goals, and community integration
  • Supervised individuals with their Activities of Daily Life
  • Administered daily medications
  • Assisted with day-by-day operations of the residence accordance with regulatory requirements, agency policy and quality program standards.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Social Work
2

Direct Support Professional (dsp)

  • Mentored, coached, and emphasized behavioral management to residents with developmental disabilities.
  • Assisted residents with personal living and daily care activities in their home and community and provided direct supervision to the individuals.
  • Trained in providing medication to residents
  • Demonstrated the ability to communicate in both verbal and nonverbal (sign-language) formats
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Psychology
3

Direct Support Professional (dsp)

Direct Support Professional

  • Assisted developmentally disabled clients with daily responsibilities.
  • Tracked and helped administer prescribed medications.
  • Maintained a clean and safe living environment for clients.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

  • Assists individuals in the development of appropriate behavioral, social, money management, housekeeping, hygiene, and other skills necessary to reach their highest level of potential
  • Completes and updates all daily, weekly and monthly records, reports, logs, casework notes, administrative paperwork, fiscal reports, and medical records in an accurate, timely, and professional manner
  • Transports individuals in personal and/or company vehicle for community outings or scheduled appointments
  • Ensures individuals' health, safety and welfare, enhances the quality of individuals' lives, and supports community inclusion
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineering Technology
5

Direct Support Professional

Direct Service Professional

  • Counseling/crisis intervention, medication monitoring
  • Assist with achievement of individual client goals and objectives
  • Actively document and report Individuals progress
  • Ensure residence maintains compliance per state regulations
  • Medication Administration
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

  • Providing patient care to mentally disabled patients.
  • Assist patient with their daily living needs.
  • Assist patients with their personal hygiene care.
  • Teach patients life skills by providing love and compassion.
  • Provide transportation to patients as part of the day program.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Medical Assistant Technician
7

Community Team Manager/direct Support Professional

  • Supervise direct care staff in the provision of services to people with disabilities.
  • Assess the training needs of the site staff; make recommendations and suggestions for individual staff training.
  • Responsible for ongoing clarification of staff duties and responsibilities, monitoring each staff's performance, staff evaluation, providing necessary guidance and direction to staff.
  • Schedules medical appointments for consumers, and provides transportation for the appointments.
  • Document consumers progress notes and other necessary documentation.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Business Management

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