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Independent Case Management - Direct Support Professional Resume Example

Elijah Anderson
XXX XXXXXXX XX, Conway, AR 72034
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Professional Summary

As a fully qualified Direct Support Professional with many years of experience, there's much I bring to your company. I have 10+ years in mentoring, coaching, and assisting individuals with disabilities. I'm confident that my passion for individuals with intellectual disabilities, together with my skills and experience will enable me to make a significant difference at your company.

Skills
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion
Experience
Direct Support Professional May 2014Present Independent Case Management Little Rock , AR
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
Direct Support Professional - Instructor Oct 2012Present Independent Living Services Conway , AR
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Teach rights and responsibilities to individuals with disabilities, encourage self-awareness, help them promote self-advocacy, so they will be able to stand up for themselves. Teach money management, safety, hygiene, and different budgeting strategies to help save money.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
Recovery Assistant / Supervisor Jun 2010May 2014 Birch Tree Communities Conway, AR
  • Maintain certifications in CMP, CPI, CPR, First Aide and AED courses; Must have annual training in company mandated courses; Knowledgeable of member's plan of care, provide adequate interventions based on plan of care and must be documented in a timely manner; Maintain healthy relationships, advocate for the members to ensure needs are met; Monitor the health and safety of members, the signs and symptoms of their mental illness, being aware of any chronic mental health problems, reporting any concerns to the appropriate staff; Knowledge and effective use of Health and Safety policy and procedures, assuring the residence is clean, safe and provides a healthy environment; Provide safe, law abiding transportation; Complete reports in a timely manner and turn in to Shift Supervisor; Maintain open communication with the Branch Manager, Clinical Director, Shift Supervisor and all other appropriate staff; Must know and abide by Birch Intentions; Demonstrate compliance with all Birch policies and procedures and commitment to the Birch mission and philosophy; and Must perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.
    • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.

Residential Care Jun 2002May 2006 Conway Human Development Center Conway , AR Provides and instructs residents in learning living skills, including personal hygiene, housekeeping procedures, financial management, and individual counseling. Ensures a clean, safe, and secure environment conducive to behavioral changes based on program rules and regulations. Assists case manager in writing individualized plans for residents, planning, monitoring, and developing progress reports. Oversees residents to monitor activities and behavior, counsels residents to reinforce positive behaviors, and promotes social interaction. Maintains and compiles daily evaluations of behavioral reports by noting residents' actions, medical problems, and disciplinary and rules violations. Organizes, arranges, and escorts residents on recreational activity trips. Participates in the inspection of the living unit for fire, safety, and maintenance purposes. Teaches and conducts drill and ceremony and physical training. Orders supplies as needed. Performs other duties as assigned
Education
Bachelor of Science : Communications Dec 2015 University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
Associate of Science : Mass Communications May 2003 University of Central Arkansas Conway , AR
High School Diploma Jun 1997 Richard T. Crane Chicago , IL
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Previous Companies:

  • Independent Case Management
  • Independent Living Services
  • Birch Tree Communities

Previous Job Positions:

  • Direct Support Professional
  • Direct Support Professional Instructor
  • Recovery Assistant
  • Supervisor
  • Residential Care

Schools:

  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Central Arkansas
  • Richard T. Crane

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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