Patricia W.

$14.20 / hr

My name is Patricia ! I work with individuals with severe mental disabilities as a Direct Support Professional. I am looking for a new job closer to my new home. I am First Aid, CPR, and MAP Certified. I also have a long list of other certifications I can provide for you. The individuals I work with have serious medical issues such as seizures, hip dysplasia, spinal stenosis and other diagnoses such as Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, and Autism. I also have experience with Alzheimer's. I assist with all activities of daily life such as showering, toileting, grooming, cooking, feeding, and also having fu n! Pretty much anything you need to do to live. Another thing that I really enjoy doing with my individuals is accompanying them to doctors appointments. I love to expand my knowledge and learn new treatments and ways I can help so my individuals can live the most joyful life they can. Thank you for your time and consideration! ... more

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Residential Counselor

Community Resource for Justice

Nov 2017 - Present

Provide direct care, counseling or and transportation. Responsible for helping with activities of daily living, such as tooth brushing, showering and cooking, and arranging and transporting residents to appointments. Ensure that all residents follow the rules and may provide emergency first aid when needed. Preform housekeeping duties and complete administrative tasks, such as answering phones or filling out paperwork. Worked in co njunction with peers and supervisors to efficiently enforce behavioral goals and development of residents. Provided assistance for four assigned residents with mental and behavioral challenges. Served as an integral part of the team to attain the required rehabilitation objectives of the clients through progress charts. Sustained excellent compliance with all established procedures, policies, and regulations, as well as proactively contribute to other operational efforts through additional duties handling implemented document training plans, emphasizing patient skills development and aligning with overall program objectives. ... more

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Direct Support Profession

Pathlight Group

Aug 2015 - Sep 2017

Provide supervision and guidance for residents during skills building Develop a rapport with residents and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship Ensure an appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all times. Worked to improve, enrich and respect the lives of individuals with developmental, physical, and mental disabilities. Developed and implemented behavioral management care plans. Developed and implemented plans for individuals to achieve greater independence, their daily goals, and community integration. Assisted with day-by-day operations of the residence accordance with regulatory requirements, agency policy and quality program standards. Trained and certified in providing medication to residents and also monitoring medication changes and interactions. Demonstrated the ability to communicate in both verbal and nonverbal (sign-language) formats ... more

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education
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Franklin County Technical

2009 - 2013 Turners Falls MA