medical social worker resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

10+ history of working well in fast-paced health-related settings to provide diverse and useful services targeted on specific needs. Specializing in counseling, sexual health education, workshop development and facilitation, cultural and LGBTQ+ competency, expert in community programming and wellness, experienced interviewing and onboarding skills; working knowledge of HIPAA, FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act; conversant in Spanish. Proficient in tracking, analyzing and reporting on progress, as well as implementing enhancements to drive growth.

  • Organizational Skills.
  • Training and Development
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ms Office Suite
  • Independent Research
Work History
Medical Social Worker, 07/2017 - Current
Children's Memorial Hospital Grayslake, IL,
  • Conduct initial biopsychosocial assessments, triage, crisis intervention, and case management for caseload of 200 adults of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual identities and orientations living with HIV/AIDS
  • Provide counseling with emphasis on psychological needs and targeted solutions using eclectic approaches including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and goal-setting to improve health outcomes
  • Engage in active collaboration with medical interdisciplinary team through daily rounding to discuss patients and identify appropriate solutions and follow-up
  • Develop and implement monthly team-building activities and programming as co-leader of Engagement Committee
  • Provide oversight for Anti-Racist Committee; design and facilitate weekly content and programming on several topics for clinic/cross- functional team of healthcare providers
  • Serve as social work consultant for leadership when interviewing and on-boarding new employees.
  • Formulated treatment plan strategies with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive and continuous care plan.
  • Coordinated program referrals for community-based resources.
  • Documented case notes daily and coordinated follow-up for seamless case management.
Functional Family Therapist, 06/2015 - 03/2016
Amikids Green Cove Springs, FL,
  • Provided home-based Functional Family Therapy (FFT); intensive, evidence-based therapy aimed to support and strengthen high-risk families with children between ages 11 and 17
  • Deescalated crises and restored stability within families using strength-based relational statements, behavior change activities, in addition to other interventions
  • Reduced safety risks within families by developing safety plans with families’ input and collaborating with other services involved with families
  • Created and facilitated interactive activities aimed at changing problematic behaviors and increasing connectedness and healthy communication between family members.
  • Countered problematic behavior with healthy alternatives to enhance mental, emotional and physical wellness and increase energy.
  • Maintained accurate and thoroughly documented notes and client records in accordance with licensing standards.
  • Conducted intake and needs assessments to set therapeutic goals and establish professional relationships with clients.
  • Collaborated with social services, referral sources and other treatment professionals to meet patient care needs.
  • Leveraged practice management software to complete weekly progress notes, update quarterly treatment plans and maintain client records.
Social Work Intern, 09/2013 - 03/2014
Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley Maryville, TN,
  • Provided individual psycho-educational and supportive counseling for adult, female survivors of childhood sexual assault using interventions based on narrative and client-centered therapy; assisted in program development for short-term childhood sexual survivor group
  • Designed and facilitated two workshops about interplay between individual relationship, social, political, cultural and environmental factors that influence domestic violence, stalking, and sexual violence to high school peer educators
  • Composed and published articles on victim blaming and dehumanization of black women for Black Women’s Blueprint’s KISA! blog
  • Assisted in planning and designing of 2014 Mother Tongue Monologues, annual fundraiser/performance raising awareness about sexual assault
  • Designed and implemented short-term, psychoeducational and wellbeing group for women living with HIV/AIDS.
Resident Assistant, 08/2011 - 05/2013
Tutera Senior Living Manito, IL,
  • Served as resident assistant and staff peer advisor within Office of Residence Life; created and maintained leadership role with approximately 65 freshmen residents for two academic years
  • Developed and implemented floor-wide and building-wide activities that promoted community wellbeing such as new student orientation, socials and study breaks, and campus resource information sessions
  • Addressed resident conflicts by facilitating confidential mediations and provided referrals to campus resources such as Student Health Services, Office of Dean of Students, in addition to assisting students in class enrollment and University database (Sakai)
  • Completed over 100 hours of training in areas of effective team communication, community leadership, decision-making, peer engagement, and administrative management.
Master of Social Work: Clinical Practice with Families, Individuals, Groups, Expected in 05/2015
Silberman School of Social Work At Hunter College - New York, NY,
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Bachelor of Science: Human Services, Administration and Family Policy, Expected in 05/2013
University of Delaware - Newark, DE
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School Attended

  • Silberman School of Social Work At Hunter College
  • University of Delaware

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Social Worker
  • Functional Family Therapist
  • Social Work Intern
  • Resident Assistant


  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science

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