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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Sympathetic Mental Health Tech offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Dedicated and energetic with excellent listening skills and establishing therapeutic relationships with patients while helping with daily living.

  • Health Plan Benefits
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Charting and Clinical Documentation
  • Active Listening
  • Problem-Solving
  • Behavior Observation
  • Mental Healthcare
  • Lesson Planning
  • [Type] Education
  • Teacher Support and Collaboration
03/2023 to Current
Assistant Teacher Friendship Schools Washington, DC,
  • Maintained safe, educational environment for students during learning and free play time.
  • Interacted positively with children to encourage development and involvement in activities, treating each child with dignity and respect.
  • Assisted teacher with enrichment activities, correcting papers or supervising classroom to foster positive learning environment
  • Worked with students to reinforce learning of material or skill introduced by teacher.
  • Arranged age-appropriate activities to help children develop interests and talents.
  • Remained calm and patient in student interactions to support individual growth and development.
  • Used videos, lectures and moderated discussions to engage students during class.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss students' progress and areas requiring improvement.
09/2020 to 01/2021
Mental Health Technician Saratoga Hospital Ballston Lake, NY,
  • Identified and addressed individual mental health challenges to support patients.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Documented observations, interventions and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Verified patient health history and contact information for chart accuracy.
  • Bathed, fed and dressed patients based on individual abilities.
  • Participated in treatment planning by helping to identify patients' problems, needs and strengths.
  • Tracked client movement on and off unit by documenting times and destinations.
  • Monitored prescribed psychotropic medications to assess medication effectiveness and side effects.
  • Interviewed new patients to complete admission forms and assess mental health status.
  • Communicated with clients and families effectively building lasting relationships.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
  • Provided client assessments upon admission and discharge.
  • Communicated with patients regarding continuing care and medications and discussed treatment plans with family members and guardians.
  • Led individual and group therapy sessions to promote patient wellness and independence.
  • Followed safety protocols when administering subcutaneous and intramuscular injections.
  • Delivered one-on-one, group therapy, and [Type] counseling services.
03/2019 to 09/2020
HHA Addus Homecare Corporation Oxford, OH,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Documented care provided and submitted notes to supervisor.
  • Helped client with medication self-administration.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Delivered activities that provided cognitive stimulation and entertainment.
  • Answered questions and assisted with health system coordination, patient rights and privacy of personal information.
  • Supported effective care for managed home care patients by observing health status and monitoring conditions.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Prepared patients for both routine tests and complicated surgeries.
  • Prepared meals and snacks to meet individual nutritional requirements.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2022 to to
High School Diploma:
Ohio Virtual Accademy - Online ,

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  • Ohio Virtual Accademy

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  • Assistant Teacher
  • Mental Health Technician
  • HHA


  • High School Diploma

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