EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SPECIALIST, 10/1999
to 07/2008 andCHARLESTON CO DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES – North Charleston,
Promoted to Case Manager with the Family Independence Program.
As Employment and Training Specialist, I managed a caseload focusing primarily on mandatory Welfare-to-Work families.
Conducted interviews and assessments
Analyzed findings and formulated family plans.
Verified and budgeted financial data,
Determining eligibility for allotments, Medicaid, and other supportive services.
After completing feasibility analysis, I wrote proposals and initiated requisitions.
Collaborated with employers, educational institutions, medical facilities, various other agencies and departments, including our accounting and administrative staff to coordinate services.
Referred for other goods and services such as Mental Health counseling, Literacy Classes, Transportation, Rent and Utility Assistance, Tuition Assistance, Dental Care, and Emergency Home Repairs in an effort to eliminate barriers to stable employment and to promote family welfare.
Monitored enrollment and attendance status for K-12 and college students to document and store participation data.
Sanctioned non-compliant clients.
Addressed domestic violence, child abuse, truancy, and homelessness.
My work required knowledge of a multitude of State and Federal codes for various databases.
Attended monthly policy trainings.
Reviewed cases with DSS staff.
Filled in for supervisor on call occasionally.
Volunteered at two other county offices during disaster and staff shortages.
Exceeded the agency goal of 8 new employments per month by averaging 11.7 per month.
I worked diligently to coordinate classes, job leads, and on-the-job training.
My daily job functions consisted of performing complex calculations with accuracy, doing research, scheduling and evaluating information and circumstances to make vital decisions concerning individuals and families.
Guiding participants in establishing goals.
Formulated the ISSP (Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan).
Received letter of commendation from a customer for paying tuition, allowing her to attain her RN degree.
Used Internet for research and used Microsoft Suite.
BUSINESS OFFICE FISCAL CLERK, 09/1998
to 08/2002 GEORGETOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITALiver – 606 Black River Rd, Georgetown,
HUMAN SERVICE SPECIALIST, 01/1994
to 09/1999 GEORGETOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – Georgetown,
As ER Registrar/Fiscal Clerk, I registered patients for emergency and outpatient services and handled hospital admissions.
Verified insurance coverage or third-party payer information, contacted insurance providers and used Medicaid verification system when warranted, and processed cash and credit card payments.
Reconciled receipts journal, initiated and processed ER charts, updated physician call schedule and hospital census daily, and handled calls.
ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST, 08/1993
to 12/1993 MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA – Charleston,
Assisted House Staff Coordinator with maintaining credential records for residents.
Typed correspondence, distributed reports to Medical Staff Coordinators, attended safety meetings for supervisor, issued meal tickets to residents, and handled calls.
ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST, 09/1990
to 09/1992 INTERNATIONAL PAPER MILLS, INC – Georgetown,
I contacted vendors regarding discrepancies in billing, processed payment vouchers, prepared checks for signature, printed production reports, processed wage garnishments, issued payroll checks, posted annual raises, and performed data entry and word processing.
I also worked with the training department to update manuals using MacIntosh Publisher.
Contact HR at (843)546-9661.
40 hours a week).
Human Service Specialist, CHARLESTON CO DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES – North Charleston,
processed applications for Food Stamps, AFDC, and Medicaid.
I explained policies and guidelines, determined eligibility, documented cases, and authorized benefits.
Skilled in handling complex computations with accuracy and acknowledged as a timely processor.
Budgeted various types of income including wages, unemployment income, and student financial aid.
Submitted claims for overpaid benefits and processed adjustments.
Attended various trainings and referenced State and Federal policy manuals.
40 hours a week).
1 2006 AMERICAN INTERCONTINENTAL UNIVERSITY - Hoffman Estates,
Ill Completed 18 hours towards Master's in Education - Curriculum and Instruction: Analysis, Assessment, and Technology; Psychology of Learning; and Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Education Research.
1 2003 PRIMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES Mount - Pleasant,
SC Completed classes in Life Insurance and Annuities.
Completed courses in Automated Accounting, Payroll Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Computer Science: 12 1988 HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECH - Georgetown,
B. S. degree: Business Management,
5 1986 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA - SC Business Management 12 hours in Accounting, as well as courses in Business Law, Business Policy, Organizational Concepts, Production Management, Economics, Finance, Statistics, Data Processing, and Real Estate and Urban Development. Also completed 9 hours in Community Health and Biology; and 12 hours in Sociology and Psychology.
Accounting, accounts receivable, administrative, Agency, benefits, billing, Business Law, business plans, charts, consultation, counseling, credit, data entry, Data Processing, databases, Economics, Finance, financial, Grants, HR, Instruction, Insurance, MacIntosh, marketing, meetings, Mental Health, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Suite, office, Publisher, Microsoft Word, Organizational, Payroll, personnel, policies, processes, Production Management, proposals, Psychology, Real Estate, Repairs, Research, safety, scheduling, Statistics, supervisor, word processing