Forensic Specialist Iv resume example with 9 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Forensic Specialist with over 9 years of successful experience in Mental Health and Law Enforcement. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to organizational success.

  • Report Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Microsoft Office
  • Behavior Observation
  • Training and mentoring
University of Ibadan Ibadan, Nigeria, Expected in 12/2009 Bachelor of Science : Microbiology (Degree Evaluated By ECE in The USA) - GPA :
Work History
Maricopa Integrated Health System - Forensic Specialist IV
Avondale, AZ, 11/2017 - Current
  • Security Observation: While on duty maintains overall security and safety of facility. Provides guidance to subordinate staff; responds to emergency situations; addresses issues promptly; identifies needs and corrective action; and recommends updates or changes to policies or procedures as necessary. Ensures security policies and procedures are followed. Ensures all incident reports are completed and submitted prior to end of shift. Able to independently operate control room.
  • Training: Successfully completed 12 hours of POST approved CEU's in addition to approved defensive tactics training (CPI), and annual use of force review within last complete POST reporting period. Ensured compliance with CEU requirements for certification renewal in accordance with NAC 433.090. Attends all agency and division training as needed to meet relevant training requirements. Attends and participates in assigned committees. Provides training to subordinate staff as necessary or as assigned.
  • Technologies: Able to use and competently operate all equipment and programs used within facility. Able to input and retrieve information on agency computers.
  • Body Searches: Conducts body searches as needed. Completes searches thoroughly, ensuring absence of contraband. Able to conduct both clothed and unclothed body searches effectively. Demonstrates sensitivity to both security concerns and client welfare. Documents results of searches in rooms by shift end and submits reports on any findings to sergeant. Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable policies.
  • Safety: Observes applicable safety rules. Keeps work areas free of unnecessary hazards. Wears and uses, when appropriate, required safety equipment. Maintains work habits and appropriate attitudes that will protect other employees and one's self. Ensures subordinate personnel meet State's/agency's/department's safety program requirements. Makes available protective equipment or clothing. Ensures equipment is safe and functional. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of emergency procedures and ability to supervise major incidents. Responds to all emergency situations within policy guidelines.
  • Professionalism: Adapts and adjusts well to assigned duties and/or changes in duties without a reduction in work performance. Able to utilize problem solving skills independently, does not require supervisory guidance. Demonstrates satisfactory learning ability and competent in skills and performance. Able to determine what needs to be done and accomplishes tasks easily and confidently. Able to work cooperatively with co-workers. Does not complain when under pressure.
  • Teamwork: Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve clients.
  • Intake: Performed client intake procedures according to internal standards for all new admissions.
  • Facility Management: Kept facility clean, performed basic maintenance and restocked supplies to support program needs.
  • Client Intervention: Assisted medical team in providing ongoing assessment of symptoms and responses to interventions.
US Army Reserve - Behavioral Health Specialist
City, STATE, 10/2015 - 10/2021
  • Created all documentation, including progress reports, assessments and charting within required timeframes.
  • Conducted functional behavior assessments, functional analysis, preference assessments and assessments of basic learning and language skills to identify target behaviors and purpose of behaviors.
  • Built and maintained positive staff relationships to promote teamwork and better serve soldiers.
  • Implemented and established behavior strategies by setting rules, reiterating expectations and rewarding good behavior for soldiers.
Spectrum Accountable Care - Mental Health Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 04/2014 - 07/2017
  • Observed patient behaviors and mental status and notified RN of unusual or potentially dangerous occurrences.
  • Performed scheduled patient safety checks and documented results to establish patients' well-being.
  • Applied de-escalation and limit-setting techniques to promote patient cooperation.
  • Helped patients with meals, activities of daily living (ADLs) and facility transfers to promote security and patient well-being.
  • Assisted with patient restraint and seclusion scenarios to create safe environment for patient and medical personnel.
  • Identified behaviors that necessitated intervention and obtained assistance from qualified personnel to complete intervention.
  • Supported patients needing medical care to relieve patient anxiety and promote positive outcomes.
  • Engaged with colleagues in treatment team meetings to promote positive patient treatment outcomes.
  • Escorted patients from unit to meals, activities and visitation areas to maintain standard of safety and security.
  • Participated in continuous quality improvement and performance improvement activities to enhance effectiveness and increase knowledge.
  • Attended therapeutic educational group meetings and supported patients with guidance from Registered Nurse or Psyche medical professional.
  • Assisted and counseled 8 patients daily

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School Attended

  • University of Ibadan

Job Titles Held:

  • Forensic Specialist IV
  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Mental Health Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

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