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Residential Counselor

Location:
White Plains, Maryland, United States
Posted:
November 18, 2018

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Joel Ojukwu

ac7p8n@r.postjobfree.com 240-***-**** 240-***-**** 10341 whittier Court, White Plains, MD 20695 English/Spanish speaking candidate, experienced Residential Counselor/Correctional Officer who has hospital exposure with strong people skills.

ADL/IADL experience Enthusiastic caregiver CPR/First Aid certified PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Restraint techniques Weapons training ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Averted a potential riot by effectively handling a confrontational situation with other corrections team members. Completed extensive crisis prevention and intervention training programs. Trained in proper handling of weapons

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Correctional Officer lll Texas Department of Criminal Justice Kennedy, TX October 2015 - September 2018 Worked in general populations with inmates. Averted a potential riot by effectively handling a confrontational situation with other corrections team members. Completed extensive crisis prevention and intervention training programs. Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals. Wrote daily reports that included security count every 30 minutes Escorted visitors such as nurses and other staff to cell areas Maintained a high-level awareness in order to detect potential threats from and to inmates. Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspect behavior Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands,physical and mechanical restraints to manage inmates and units Psych/Mental Health Technician GUSLILLY Healthcare Associates Landover, Maryland March 2011 - January 2015 Constantly monitored patients in inpatient mental health unit considered AWOL risk Assisted the Nurse in conducting group and community meetings as part of therapeutic team Made rounds to account for the presence of patient in the in-patient unit. Restrained patients who are danger to self or others under the supervision of the Nursing team. Checked patient rooms,belongings for objects considered sharps, removed same out of patient reach. Had 1: 1 visual observation of patients who were considered to be experiencing suicidal/homicidal ideations Checked patient vital signs as needed by the Nurse Accompanied patients off unit per Nursing direction Residential Counselor The Arc of Prince George's County Bowie, MD July 2010 - January 2015 Assisted residents with activities of daily living Transported residents to medical,dental appointments and social outings Supervised and monitored residents during meals Medicated residents as directed by the treating clinician Encouraged residents to perform independently based on their level of development. EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Certified Nursing Assistant Success International School of Allied Health Sciences NE Washington, DC, US

Bachelor of Science: Medical Sciences Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep 1999

Associate of Science: Architectural Studies Enugu State University Enugu, Nigeria 1991 CERTIFICATIONS

. BLS - Basic Life Support AHA .Healthcare Provider CPR Certification



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