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Direct Care Workers provide assistance and support to patients who are not able to look after themselves. Common job duties of a Direct Care Worker include administering treatments, making beds, cooking meals, handling laundry, running errands, buying groceries, and noticing any change in health condition. A well-written example resume for this role should emphasize a caring and emphatic personality, the ability to lift weights, interpersonal and communications kills, and organization. Most candidates for a Direct Care Worker position mention a high school diploma or the equivalent in their resumes.

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Direct Care Worker

Maintain the safety and security of the residents at all times through line of sight supervision.

  • Ensure that daily activities are conducted consistent with the approved program schedule and documented as they occur; confirm approval of any changes to the schedule for the special events or activities with program managers in advance and with proper communication of these changes.
  • Ensure that the medical conditions/needs of clients, including prescribed medications, are attended to, documented and communicated to all staff.
  • Ensure that all program issues and incidents are identified, addressed, communicated, and documented.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
12

Direct Care Worker

Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.

  • Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes or dishes, or running errands.
  • Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists.
  • Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
  • Instructor advises clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, nutrition, or infant care.
  • Pull items from shelves off assigned printouts for products to be shipped to stores throughout the United States.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
13

Direct Care Worker

Helped with the care of 3 and 4 year olds

  • Supervise and monitor the safety of children
  • Prepared meals and organize mealtimes and snacks for children
  • Organize activities so that children can learn about the world and explore interests
  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime
  • Taught simple songs, read aloud, entertained and played games
  • Assisted with one on one reading and writing
  • Keep records of children's progress, routines, and interest
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
14

Direct Care Worker

Assigned responsibility for administering medication at various scheduled times.

  • Participated in reintegration programs that facilitate youth to their parents or other facilities.
  • Provided transportation services for youth to appointments, meetings and therapy sessions.
  • Provided assistance and support for adolescent youth by monitoring daily interactions in an academic setting.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Nursing And Health Sciences
Nursing And Health Sciences
15

Direct Care Worker

Received "exceed expectations" ratings on all performance reviews. Recognized for excellence in interpersonal communications, teamwork, customer service, flexibility and reliability.

  • Demonstrated the ability to interact with customers from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Transformed "difficult" patients into content, calm and comfortable clients by leveraging strengths and the ability to find win-win resolutions.
  • Assist patients with all aspects of daily care.
  • Learned the basics of assessing patient vital signs and medication management under the tutelage of home healthcare nurse.
  • Med coordinator and supervisor of staff, scheduling, appointments, and I team meetings.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Medical
16

Direct Care Worker

Collaborated effort to provide assessment care, support and rehabilitative services to both young and adult mentally challenged in a residential facility.

  • Assist with daily living skills and ensure safety environment
  • Document progress on daily basis and work on goals designed to meet individual's needs
  • Administer medications as prescribed by Physician and recorded accurately
  • Escort individuals on trips or community inclusion
  • Manage emergency situations accordingly based on circumstances and Company's Policy
  • Demonstrate and promote excellence services at all times
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Community Health Education
17

Residential Direct Care Worker

  • Prepared clients for advancement from a level two supportive housing apartment program to a level one graduate apartment program.
  • Supported and advised mental ill clients on strategies and techniques of coping with Psychiatric issues.
  • Made regular or scheduled home visits to ensure proper daily living, apartment maintenance skills and one on one interaction with each client residing in apartment.
  • Responsible for making sure clients are engaged in a continuing day treatment, psychosocial, or any educational or vocational training.
  • Planned and facilitated weekend and holiday events with staff for clients.
  • Facilitated weekly groups to discuss client's restorative goal needs(Medication compliance, daily living skills, social skills, community participation, physical and mental health)
  • Communicated with families, therapist, social workers (medical and psychiatric) doctors to discuss a particular client's conditions, also have scheduled or emergency case conferences.
  • Accompanied clients to scheduled appointments ie: social security, doctor's office, intake appointments.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Art, And Design
Real Estate
18

Direct Care Worker

Provided assistance to clients in completion of daily activity logs

  • Completed all house work, including laundry and room care as needed
  • Nourished clients with three healthy meals and two snacks daily
  • Provided transportation in company vehicles for medical and personal needs
  • Assured clients individual schedules were followed
  • Developed positive rapport with clients and their families
  • Implemented individualized behavior plans
  • Assisted with medication administration after supervised training
  • Provide training to new team members
  • Meet all quality standards and reporting obligations
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
Communications
19

Direct Care Worker

Develop and foster therapeutic relationships, build character, and provide skills necessary to ensure a productive adulthood while promoting the normative culture including: safety, respect, responsibility, and goal directedness.

  • Be current on all trainings including: CPR and First Aid, Medication Certification, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Normative Culture, Mandated Reporter, Driver's Safety.
  • Support and encourage growth in troubled youth by building self-confidence and relationships as well as developing proper safety plans with clients.
  • Maintain a positive atmosphere while working both independently and closely with a team in order to meet the needs of the client.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Social Sciences
20

Direct Care Worker

Supervise people with disabilities according to instructions provided by the Unit Supervisor. Maintain a clean and safe work area, which may include general or specific housekeeping duties.

  • Maintain accurate records and submit reports as required and instructed
  • Act as an advocate for people with disabilities assuring that the rights of these individuals, as defined in agency policies
  • Conduct consumer training as instructed.
  • Provide quality control of products or services as required to insure customer satisfaction.
  • Act as a positive role model to citizens with disabilities.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
Electrical Engineering

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