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Dehkontee K.

Dehkontee K.

$14.00 / hr

Ypsilanti, MI

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About Dehkontee

Quality-driven Resident Care Aide experienced in mental health. Enthusiastic about improving quality and effectiveness of services. Prepared to leverage 15 years of experience in mental health problem solving. Excellent communication and organizational abilities with a pragmatic and flexible mentality. Intelligent leader diligent in optimizing policies and procedures.

Caregiving Services & Expertise


  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Transferring & Mobility
  • Exercise
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Overnight

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Home Health Care
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care


  • English

Experience & Education

Eastern Michigan University

Jan 2011 - Present
Ypsilanti, MI
Jan 2011 - Present

Resident Care Aide

Jan 2021 - Present
Walter Reuther Psychiatric Hospital
In this job, I provide services to residents in health care and educational facilities and prisoners in correctional medical units or correctional medical clinics by maintaining a clean and safe environment, providing nursing assistance, working with residents or prisoners to carry out specific plans of care, and maintaining related records. Provide direct care services to residents or prisoners with physical or mental disabilities in facilities providing 24-hour care.
Jan 2021 - Present

Direct Support Aide

Aug 2018 - Present
Community living Network
Direct support Aide working to provide in-home care, hospital accompaniment, veteran care, respite and hospice care, and personal care to developmentally disabled, veterans, dementia, and alzheimer's clients in their personal residence.
Aug 2018 - Present

Skills Trainer

Oct 2019 - Feb 2021
Washtenaw county Government
* Lead group of 12 people, performing direct vocational skills training services to individuals with developmental disability and/or mental illness. * Duties include providing vocational services including skill building, supported employment, vocational training, and community integration. * Teach simple and complex skills needed to increase independent functions in areas of vocational skills, safety skills, social skills, and oral comprehension skills. * Developed weekly agendas for assigned group. * Ongoing, work-based vocational assessment which includes analysis of skills, strengths, preferences, pre-vocational work experiences, as well analysis of job issues, and consistently updated information from each job experience.
Oct 2019 - Feb 2021

Program Manager

Feb 2010 - Aug 2019
Spectrum community services
* Modeled 16 Direct Support staff how to support people with social, mental, and physical disabilities, both by example and as outlined in everyone's Person-Centered Plan. * Created positive and supportive teamwork atmosphere within homes, where all members contributed and were valued. * Ensured four dimensions of supervision were addressed. * Four dimensions being: (1) shared team vision, (2) action, progress, and results, (3) team unity, and (4) attention to individuals. * Conducted employee hiring, employee training, employee reviews, disciplinary actions, and dismissal. * Facilitated documentation training and provided current and newly promoted Managers and team leads with one-on-one training. * Completed monthly occupancy and revenue reports and completed weekly staff/consumer billing.
Feb 2010 - Aug 2019

Huron High School

Jan 1990 - Jan 1994
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 1990 - Jan 1994
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