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Customer Service, Human Services, Communication

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
March 05, 2018

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Alisa Craig

Houston, TX ac4pd7@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Care Provider

Self Employed – Houston, TX – 2016

Responsibilities

Assisted an elderly gentleman with his appointments and errands. I was responsible for his safety and transportation to various doctors, barber, grocery shopping, and other outings. I advocated for the client at appointments, relayed concerns, documents, and other information as requested by the family. I managed the scheduling of all future appointments. I reported to the family after each visit.

Accomplishments

I provided safe transportation and companionship. I got my client to appointments on time. I advocated well for my client. I managed scheduling efficiently and effectively. I made sure the family was up to date on all matters concerning my client. I provided respite for the family and took on some of the major responsibilities.

Skills Used

Care and compassion, dependability, attention to detail, communication skills, accountability, pride in helping others, passion for helping others, calmness under pressure, skills gained through previous employment.

Assistant Manager / Care Provider

Emil Lewis - Alger, MI - 2011 to 2015

Responsibilities

Assisted the manager in all aspects of her job. I took over for the manager whenever she was absent or of town.

Daily activities as manager assistant included:

Scheduling and coordinating 10-15 staff members

Payroll and time sheets

Medication ordering and pickup

Headed communications with medical physicians, nurses, Hospice personal

Communications via phone and computer

Handled any emergencies, medical or otherwise

Kept count and stock of all supplies and medications.

Overseen the personal care provided for seniors by 10-15 staff members

Enforced policy and safety

Key holder

As a care provider my duties included:

Aiding elderly and assisting with all aspects of their daily living. Medication reminders and delivery, bed baths, grooming, wound care as directed, companionship, meal preparation, light cleaning. Also, participated in the development, implementation, and evaluation of care plans in collaboration with other care providers.

Accomplishments

I am happy to say that I contributed to a happy and comfortable life of senior individuals. I also provided my boss with assistance that made her many responsibilities easier to manage.

Skills Used

Caring and compassion, dependability, attention to detail, communication skills, leadership, pride in helping others, passion for helping others, skills gained through 4 years of studies as psychology major.

Youth Specialist

Lutheran Services of Iowa /LSI - Ames, IA - 2007 to 2008

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing a safe, positive, therapeutic living environment to residents of a children's psychiatric mental institute, through independent judgment and discretion to achieve resident treatment success, and served as a professional member of the therapeutic treatment team serving the needs of the children entrusted to the care of LSI. Completed and adhered to all required training.

Duties included supervising 15-20 children in all aspects of daily living, providing a safe nurturing environment, providing direction, meals, transportation, supervised outings, used de-escalation techniques, and approved restraint technician when necessary, and contributed to the implementation and evaluation of their care plans.

Accomplishments

I had the opportunity to help positively impact the lives of children who were struggling, and help provide them tools to be happy and successful in their futures.

Skills Used

Caring and compassion, dependability, attention to detail, communication skills, leadership, pride in helping others, passion for helping others, strength, calmness under pressure, work well with others, skills gained through previous employment.

Nurse’s Assistant

The Brook - West Branch, MI - 2003 to 2006

Responsibilities

Provided care for 24-30 elderly persons in an assisted living facility. Assisted with all aspects of daily living, companionship, dressing, bathing, mobility, delivery of medications, delivery of and served meals, answered the phone, completed daily charts and paperwork, assisted with clients medication counts and distribution, reported to RN and assisted in the development, implementation, and evaluation of care. Also communicated with resident family members and trained new staff.

Accomplishments

Assisted in providing quality of life for many people. During my time at the facility I was chosen to train new staff members and bonded with many residents.

Skills Used

Caring and compassion, quick learner, dependability, attention to detail, accountability, communication skills, leadership, pride in helping others, team player, and passion for helping others.

Trainer

Training and Treatment Innovations - Clawson, MI - 2002 to 2003

Responsibilities

Implemented in-home training curriculum with autistic children, including watching videos, behavioral therapy with toys, sang songs, learning activities such as making eye contact, repeating words, copying hand motions and gestures. Assisted with using the bathroom and feeding.

Accomplishments

I was able to assist the parents of autistic children and provide respite. I had a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs. I helped reach therapy goals.

Skills Used

Caring and compassion, quick learner, dependability, attention to detail, accountability, communication skills, leadership, pride in helping others, team player, working with special needs, and passion for helping others.

EDUCATION

BS Psychology - Applied to the helping professions.

Walden University

CERTIFICATIONS

Mandt Certified

2009

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

I have earned 151 credits at Walden University online. I am in the process of earning the last 30 credits I need to graduate as Bachelor of Science Psychology with emphasis in the helping professions. I have a passion for helping others. I find working to help others to be very fulfilling and meaningful.



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