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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Well-qualified social work professional adept at setting up services, working with healthcare professionals and families and giving patients continuous support through counseling. Good communicator and relationship-builder with exceptional skills in planning, empowering, resolving conflicts and solving diverse problems.

*Associate Clinical Social Worker-Board of Behavioral Sciences in California.

Skills
  • Bilingual/Bicultural
  • Conducting Assessments
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Computer Literate
  • Academic Teaching
  • End of Life
  • Community Advocate
  • Coordination
  • Flexible
  • Teambuilding
Education
California State University, Northridge Northridge, CA, Expected in 05/2018 Master of Science : Social Work - GPA :
Certifications
  • Counseling Grief Clients Training - 3/2018
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Training - 7/2017
  • Suicide Prevention Training - 6/2016
Experience
Suncrest Hospice - Medical Social Worker
Tulsa, OK, 06/2019 - Current
  • Counseled patients on ongoing basis to assist with challenges.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and strategies for dealing with individual problems.
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Documented services and collected required data for evaluation.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of professionals as well as patients and families to determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Arranged for medical, mental health or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs.
  • Prepared all required treatment records and reports.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and evaluations of current needs.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system (WellSky.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
Cleveland Clinic - Oncology Social Worker
Greentown, OH, 06/2018 - 06/2019
  • Performed psychosocial assessments to identify barriers in patient ability to obtain or use medications.
  • Interviewed clients individually and in family groups to determine services to best address specific needs.
  • Coordinated care for medically-complex patients experiencing difficulties obtaining social services.
  • Assisted uninsured and under-insured patients in obtaining medications through grants and community resources.
  • Arranged and facilitated support groups, life skills education programs and supportive counseling for survivors by coordinating appropriate trained and license service providers.
  • Liaised between clients and community agencies to arrange assistance in housing, education and child care for clients.
  • Produced referrals for various community resources, housing and transportation services.
  • Maintained confidential case documentation.
  • Served as client advocate and promoted ideas that aligned with client best interest.
  • Maintained thorough case history records and wrote detailed reports.
  • Worked with mild-moderate mentally ill, homeless and dually-diagnosed adults.
  • Practiced cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement and progressive muscle relaxation.
  • Administered conflict resolution strategies to help families resolve disputes.
  • Consulted with other professionals regarding treatment of specific clients.
  • Set up family meetings with guidance from physicians.
  • Facilitated 2 support groups in Spanish per month for support, guidance, coping and improve communication skills.
  • Communicated with relatives of patients about diagnoses and treatment programs.
  • Facilitated client adjustment by provided counseling and crisis intervention during new diagnosis or extended hospital stays.
  • Provided counseling and emotional support for Spanish speaking patients.
  • Offered grief and bereavement counseling to support family members after death of loved ones.
  • Managed caseloads and advocated for client rights.
  • Evaluated and addressed individual client needs and concerns.
  • Maintained lists of resources helpful to clients.
  • Collaborated with internal and external providers to obtain patient medications.
  • Maintained a high caseload, working under strict deadlines.
  • Attended meetings, training, conferences and seminars to advance professional knowledge.
  • Advised patients about community resources, made referrals and devised realistic treatment plans.
  • Supervised social work students in clinical activities.
  • Supported oncology patients and families with end-of-life counseling, crisis intervention and resource management.
  • Provided education and support to patients' family members.
Addus Homecare Corporation - Hospice Social Worker
Norris, TN, 09/2015 - 05/2018
  • Counseled patients on ongoing basis to assist with challenges.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Coordinated psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Guided clients in development of skills and strategies for dealing with individual problems.
  • Gathered community resources and coordinated referrals to obtain services.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of professionals as well as patients and families to determine appropriate treatment options.
  • Helped patients navigate healthcare system and care options by educating on relevant subject areas and answering questions throughout treatment process.
  • Performed psychosocial assessments and evaluations of current needs.
  • Documented services and collected required data for evaluation.
Activities and Honors
  • Vice President, National Association of Social Work - Santa Barbara Chapter (2017 - 2019)
  • Member, Superintendent's Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) - Carpinteria Unified School District (2015 - 2017)
  • President, Comite de Padres Latinos (COPLA) - Carpinteria High School (2014 - 2015)
  • President, English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) - Carpinteria Middle School (2013 - 2014)

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  • California State University, Northridge

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  • Oncology Social Worker
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