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Department Of Health And Human Services - Disability Support Worker Resume Example

Alexa Coleman
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Professional Summary

Service-oriented Nursing and Disability Support work with 13 year background in healthcare. Core competencies include person centered care for the client, assessment and advocacy and working within the policies and procedures of the department with confidentiality, privacy and dignity always in mind.  Excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

Skills
  • Monitoring
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • English Language
  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Writing
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Time Management
Experience
Department of Health and Human Services Box Hill, VIC disability support worker Sep 2015Present Responsibilities include supporting five young men with various cognitive and physical disabilities to be able to live and engage in their local community where they live. Assisting clients to live as independently as possible for them by helping with their activities of daily living, transportation and collaborating with other departments regarding each client's personal programs.
Administration duties include confidential documentation and liaison with Doctors, Specialists, Families and the Department of Health and Human Services in a professional and objective manner.
Clear and professional communication skills are vital in this role as well as being able to greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
The role also requires competent computer, literacy and numeracy skills to be able to complete forms and budgets in accordance with company procedures.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals or assist families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Provide clients with communication assistance, typing their correspondence or obtaining information for them.
Nursecare Nurses Agency Hobart, TAS Registered Nurse, Div. 2 (Medication Endorsed) Jan 2012Dec 2012
  • Assess urgent and emergent health conditions using both physiologically and technologically derived data.
  • Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Document data related to patients' care including assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses, or treatment changes.
  • Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members.
  • Collaborate with members of multidisciplinary health care teams to plan, manage, or assess patient treatments.
  • Obtain specimens or samples for laboratory work.
  • Collaborate with patients to plan for future health care needs or to coordinate transitions and referrals.
  • Assist patients in organizing their health care system activities.
  • Assess the impact of illnesses or injuries on patients' health, function, growth, development, nutrition, sleep, rest, quality of life, or family, social and educational relationships.
  • Treat wounds or superficial lacerations.
Carinya Psychiatric Unit (Peninsula Health) Frankston, VIC Registered Nurse Div. 2 Aug 2010Nov 2012
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
  • Maintain patients' restrictions to assigned areas.
  • Work as part of a team that may include psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, or social workers.
  • Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.
  • Provide mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients with routine physical, emotional, psychological, or rehabilitation care under the direction of nursing or medical staff.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as entering orders into computer, answering telephone calls, or maintaining medical or facility information.
Southern Cross Pathology Clayton, VIC Pathology collector. Feb 2000Nov 2009
  • Match laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes.
  • Dispose of blood or other biohazard fluids or tissue, in accordance with applicable laws, standards, or policies.
  • Dispose of contaminated sharps, in accordance with applicable laws, standards, and policies.
  • Draw blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Draw blood from capillaries by dermal puncture, such as heel or finger stick methods.
  • Enter patient, specimen, insurance, or billing information into computer.
  • Organize or clean blood-drawing trays, ensuring that all instruments are sterile and all needles, syringes, or related items are of first-time use.
  • Collect fluid or tissue samples, using appropriate collection procedures.
  • Collect specimens at specific time intervals for tests, such as those assessing therapeutic drug levels.
  • Monitor blood or plasma donors during and after procedures to ensure health, safety, and comfort.
  • Explain fluid or tissue collection procedures to patients.
  • Conduct standards tests, such as blood alcohol, blood culture, oral glucose tolerance, glucose screening, blood smears, or peak and trough drug levels tests.
  • Train other medical personnel in phlebotomy or laboratory techniques.
  • Serve refreshments to donors to ensure absorption of sugar into their systems.
Education
Mayfield Education Hawthorn East, VIC Certificate 1V in Pathology Collection: Phlebotomy Dec 2000
Swinburne University of Technology Hawthorn, VIC Certificate 1V in Health: Nursing Dec 1997
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Previous Companies:

  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Nursecare Nurses Agency
  • Carinya Psychiatric Unit Peninsula Health

Previous Job Positions:

  • disability support worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Div 2
  • Registered Nurse Div 2
  • Pathology collector

Schools:

  • Mayfield Education
  • Swinburne University of Technology

Level of Education:

  • Certificate 1V in Pathology Collection
  • Certificate 1V in Health

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