discharge planner for acute care resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Specializing in offering emergency response on top of normal care and assistance. Performing needs assessments and psychosocial evaluations to determine appropriate plans, set goals and ultimately improve individual quality of life. Seasoned Social Worker specializing in situational assessments, conflict resolution and effective communication. Services clients to promote optimum mental, emotional and behavioral health in collaboration with other members of health care team. Demonstrates psycho-social assessment, treatment planning and advocacy skills.

  • Crisis Intervention Techniques
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Diagnostic ability
  • Crisis intervention
  • Community resources specialist
  • Solution-focused counseling
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Treatment planning
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Interventions
  • Treatment Plans
Discharge Planner for Acute Care, 09/2020 to Current
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, IncCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of professionals as well as patients and families to determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Counseled patients on ongoing basis to assist with challenges.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and evaluations of current needs.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Arranged for medical, mental health or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders
  • Set up family meetings with guidance from physicians.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments to identify barriers in patients to obtain or use medications.
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Provided education and support to patients' family members.
  • Prepared required treatment records and reports.
  • Documented services and collected required data for evaluation.
Care Coordinator for Mobile Response Team, 06/2019 to 09/2020
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, IncCity, STATE,
  • Provided counseling for relapse prevention, social issues and mental health problems.
  • Referred clients to external resources for additional support.
  • Diagnosed and formulated treatment goals for patients utilizing current DSM.
  • Documented service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Facilitated on-going assessment of patient and family needs and oversaw implementation of interdisciplinary team plan of care.
  • Coordinated patient care plans with doctors and registered nurses and communicated treatment steps to patients.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Offered counseling and stabilization support to reintroduce calm in crisis situations.
  • Developed safety plans to minimize crisis risk and intervene with specific procedures.
  • Collected and documented information from clients about concerns and available contextual details.
  • Assessed risk to client, loved ones or general public through established evaluation procedures.
  • Responded to emergency situations and provided crisis support.
  • Helped callers and texters to MRT hotlines by providing individualized and caring support.
  • Performed counseling interventions to address issues through conflict resolution and situational adjustment to depression, anxiety and physical or substance abuse.
Advising Intake Specialist/Success Center Speciali, 10/2016 to 06/2019
Georgia Military CollegeCity, STATE,
  • Gathered, organized and analyzed information to support written reports.
  • Encouraged student utilization of academic support and engagement resources to maximize educational experience.
  • Empowered others to use judgment and knowledge to solve problems and concerns.
  • Participated in new student orientation by advising incoming freshmen.
  • Participated in department activities and committee work to support campus-wide student success.
  • Performed research and attended training to stay abreast of current trends and philosophies in academic advising and student support.
  • Helped students develop achievable educational career plans and assisted with creating class schedules.
  • Mentored students in research and career preparation.
  • Reviewed student grade reports, determining probation or suspension based on academic regulations.
  • Monitored student attendance and grades in database to verify retention and progression.
  • Collaborated with probationary students to implement academic plans, leading to higher GPAs and retention.
Substance Abuse Instructor, 05/2016 to 01/2019
Pathway To Hope Counseling ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Supported and counseled clients with drug and alcohol addiction.
  • Educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions for outpatient clients.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.
  • Discussed with offenders how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played roles in past criminal behavior
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Worked closely with drug court staff in designing treatment plans specific to client needs.
  • Conducted chemical dependency program orientation sessions
  • Maintained thorough clinical treatment notes.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Social Work/Sociology, Expected in to Castleton State College - Castleton, VT
: Addiction Counseling, Expected in to New England Institute For Addiction Studies - Vermont,
: Forensic Mental Health Counseling, Expected in to Walden University - ,
  • Pursing Masters of Forensic Mental Health Counseling at Walden University
  • Taking courses for continuing education in Addiction Counseling at Liberty University
Additional Information
  • CPR certified
  • Member of NASW
  • Trained in physical restraint and de escalation
  • Trained in victim advocacy

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School Attended

  • Castleton State College
  • New England Institute For Addiction Studies
  • Walden University

Job Titles Held:

  • Discharge Planner for Acute Care
  • Care Coordinator for Mobile Response Team
  • Advising Intake Specialist/Success Center Speciali
  • Substance Abuse Instructor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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