I am a talented Social Worker, dedicated to providing effective and empathetic care. I am seeking to provide effective and supportive care while simultaneously continuing both personal and professional development. I am a seasoned Social Worker specializing in situational assessments, conflict resolution and effective communication.I have had the opportunity to have worked with diverse groups of populations; including, people under The Office of Mental Retardation Umbrella, Office of Mental Health, the terminally and chronically ill patient and their families, along with people in crisis. I have worked in residential, school, rehab and hospital settings. I have enjoying working with people of all ages- 5 to 97. I have served as a department head, a mentor, a leader, a facilitator, an educator, and a person who is genuinely self motivated beyond any employer stated expectations. I am seeking a position where I can share my experience, while challenging myself to continually learn and meet the needs of a new employer and new client pool.
As the Director of Social Services in a Rehabilitation and Restorative Health Facility (167 beds); I interview clients individually and with families to determine what services would best address their needs. I advise patients on community resources, make referrals and devise realistic treatment and discharge plans. I educated staff accordingly to remain in compliance with our governing agencies.
As a PRL, my primary role was to educated the hospitalized person and their families about kidney disease. My goal was to Empower all involved in this life changing event. My contracted hospitals were Wuesthoff in Melbourne and Rockledge; however, I covered an extensive range of hospitals from Daytona to Miami. I communicated with relatives of patients about diagnoses and treatment programs.Consulted and worked with a Team of other medical professionals regarding the treatment of specific clients. Completed intake assessments with patients and drafted community re-entry plans following treatment. This employment was contracted and ended.
Budget building and financially accountable, (+) community relations, dedicated to customer satisfaction and customer service, decision making and multi-tasking ability, experience working with people who have a variety of diagnosis, worked with a variety of ages of people, insurance experience, have remained compliant with governing laws and regulations, I am a mentor,an educator, a communicator, an active listener. I have been a presenter at staff trainings and New York State Conferences, I understand the importance of quality. I am a quick learner, self motivated, and hold myself to a higher level of accountability than an employer can.
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