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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.

41

Direct Care Worker

Perform health-care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses and physiotherapists.

  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes.
  • Help transport client to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices and on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Train family members to provide bedside care.
  • Supervise and manages a lift.
  • Execute daily operations of bringing meals, making bed, and helping shave.
  • Taking and documenting blood sugar levels.
  • Insulin injection experience.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School
42

Direct Care Worker

Assist elderly with daily activities such as eating, bathing, toileting, dressing, etc.

  • Pass medication and engage in physical therapy exercises
  • Colostomy care, diabetic care, wound care, bed sores preventive care, etc.
  • Show love and attention to patients and supply needs
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Psychology With Criminal Justice Concentration
43

Direct Care Worker

Assist/monitor/teach individuals with disabilities activities of daily living; encourage good personal hygiene and appropriate behavior

  • Follow behavior plans and perform daily record keeping (data collection, daily logs)
  • Teach problem solving skills and how to resolve conflicts
  • Help improve motor skills by demonstrating and directing activities
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Interdisciplinary Health Studies
44

Direct Care Worker

Assist patients with daily activities

  • Accompany patients to appointments etc.
  • Recording data
  • Customer service
  • Effective listening and communication
  • Microsoft programs: Word 2010, PowerPoint, Excel, and Spreadsheet
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Music Education And Interdisciplinary Studies
45

Direct Care Worker

Administers medication to consumers

  • Assists consumers with bathroom usage, bathing and eating
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of clients on a daily basis
  • Performs daily record keeping, exchanges information with next shift
  • Ensures a healthy, clean and safe living environment
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
46

Direct Care Worker

Assisting clients with Mental Retardation Developmental Disabilities.

  • Assisting them to improve their cooking skills.
  • Assisting them to improve their house cleaning skills.
  • Assisting them to improve their laundry skills.
  • Assisting them to understand the basic functions needed to live independently.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
47

Direct Care Worker

Teaching life and social skills to individuals with disabilities

  • Community field trips to provide positive peer interaction and entertainment
  • Record-keeping for medications, behaviors and daily living
  • Advocating volunteering and job skills with adults with disabilities
  • Develop a plan to phase self out and make the adults independent
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
48

Direct Care Worker

Monitered vital signs, and kept track of weight and any health issues

  • Assisted with bathing, bathroom functions, grooming, and taking medication
  • Make and serve meals, assisting with feeding
  • Occasionally assisted with any housework as needed
  • Make and keep doctor appointments, and provide or arrange transportation
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
49

Direct Care Worker -team Lead

  • Assist in general cognitive, social, and behavioral skills.
  • Administer medications in accordance to healthcare plan provided
  • Chaperoning developmentally disabled adults on daily recreations in the community.
  • Assisted consumers with their supplemental employment duties.
  • Document behavioral progress and goals daily for each assigned consumer.
  • Oversee five Direct Care staff and twenty-seven consumers.
  • Consumer unit tracking.
  • Consumer Confidentiality maintenance
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Law Enforcement
BS
Criminal Justice Administration

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