Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  • Skilled Licensed Peer Specialist with a combined 9+ years of experience supporting individuals with physical and behavioral health concerns in recovery programs and in the community.
  • Compassionate caregiver with personal experience who has benefitted from behavioral health services.
  • Hard-working professional who is highly motivated to give back to the community.
  • Extensive training in Recovery Management, Education and Advocacy, Professional Ethics, Confidentiality, and Addiction Topics.

Attentive Healthcare professional offering expertise in housekeeping, meal preparation and scheduling. Bringing over [Number] years of experience in serving chronically ill patients, including assisting with daily living activities and household tasks. Recognized for ability to provide unprecedented emotional and physical support to patients. Skilled Care Provider assisting elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities in-home or within care facility. Keep house by making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals. Advise families and healthcare team regarding health concerns, nutrition, cleanliness and household activities.

  • Certified Peer Specialist
  • Proficient in (WRAP) Wellness Recovery Action Plan.
  • Licensed by Pennsylvania Certification Board.
  • Design and implement treatment and care plans with individuals based on a collaborative approach.
  • Administrative
  • Approach
  • Cooking
  • Clients
  • Database
  • Email
  • Home Health
  • Meetings
  • Reporting
  • Phone
  • Transportation
  • Staff collaboration
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Appointment setting
  • Chauffeuring
  • Strategic Planning
  • Scheduling
  • MS Office
  • Data Entry
  • Research
  • Time management
  • Cash Management
  • Data Collection
  • Team building
  • Customer Service
Work History
Family Caregiver, 06/2018 - 01/2020
Res-Care, Inc. Lansing, MI,
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patient.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Provided multifaceted services to career professionals by running errands, managing mail, scheduling appointments and arranging transportation.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diet.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patient.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residence.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications through setting medication up in the morning to be taken.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Implemented physical therapy to support patient improvement in muscle tone, range of motion and injury recovery.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
Private Home Health Aide, 10/2010 - 01/2020
Elaine Dardan City, STATE,
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction of physician.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Cooked tasty, nourishing meals for patient with high blood pressure and suffering with MS conditions to promote better nutrition.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to family and home visiting nurse
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Assisted with general household activities, such as cooking, meal preparation and grocery shopping.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Assisted disabled client in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Performed basic household chores, including washing floors, washing dishes, vacuuming, garbage disposal and dusting.
Certified Peer Specialist, 07/2016 - 06/2017
Pathway's To Recovery City, STATE,
  • Used skills such as modeling, education and implantation to teach daily living and coping skills.
  • Connected clients with available resources to further treatment goals.
  • Conducted assessments and documented updates in EHR.
  • Used personal experienced in Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health
  • Used personal experienced in Drug and Alcohol and Behavioral Health to help clients understand issues and move toward recovery.
  • Helped individuals set realistic goals based on personal life situations and strengths.
  • Provided referrals for community resources and mental health professionals for families and students.
  • Directed client service with emphasis on reducing dependency on public assistance and increasing client self-sufficiency.
  • Set goals with clients related to employment and financial planning and worked with each to track progress.
  • Provided exceptional services including counseling, case management, education and job training to diverse client base.
  • Identified and addressed clients' barriers to self-sufficiency such as substance abuse and educational deficiencies.
  • Referred residents and families to community resources to improve well-being and quality of life.
  • Connected families with resources when children were identified as needing further assessment.
  • Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies and organizations to meet treatment needs.
  • Intervened in crisis situations to protect residents and others.
  • Referred families to shelters, legal resources and educational programs.
Bachelor's Degree: Behavioral Health, Expected in
Philadelphia University - Philadelphia,
Associate's Degree: Web Design, Expected in 08/2016
The Workforce Institute's City College - Philadelphia,
Associate's Degree: Computer Support Specialist, Expected in 08/2015
Computer Technology Institute - Philadelphia, PA,
Certified Peer Specialist Certification : Certified Peer Specialist, Expected in 03/2018
Pennsylvania Certification Boaed - Philadelphia, PA,
  • Certified Peer Specialist
  • Proficient in (WRAP) Wellness Recovery Action Plan.
  • Licensed by Pennsylvania Certification Board.
  • Design and implement treatment and care plans with individuals based on a collaborative approach. Certificate of Continuing Education: Working with LGBT Persons Sensitively 07/2019 Sources for Human Services
  • Certified Recovery Specialist Training 06/2019 Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Certificate of Continuing Education: Warm Hand-off for Opioid Overdose Survivors 02/2019 Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • Peer Specialist Certification 03/2018 Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Additional Information
    • Work individually and with a team to ensure that the individual's needs are met. Provided support in daily living and sobriety for individuals who reside in the Philadelphia area. Chaperoned individuals' to and from appointments reporting back to members of the care team. Administrative & Operations Support Record information and documentation of clients into an electronic database daily. Communicate with coworkers, doctors and caregivers via phone, email and in-person visits to obtain and pass along information regarding clients' care. Facilitate group meetings with clients and staff. Home Health Care Support individuals in the privacy of their homes in activities of daily living such as cooking, shopping, personal hygiene, nutrition, housekeeping, etc. Create opportunities for social and emotional development and stimulation. Ensure that medications are taken regularly, schedule care visits and doctor appointments, and chaperone and provide transportation to medical appointments.

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    School Attended

    • Philadelphia University
    • The Workforce Institute's City College
    • Computer Technology Institute
    • Pennsylvania Certification Boaed

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    • Family Caregiver
    • Private Home Health Aide
    • Certified Peer Specialist


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