mental health practitioner resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking Mental health Practitioner with progressive experience across various mental health settings. Background working in in-patient environments. Knowledgeable in providing supervision to interns and volunteers. Goal-oriented Mental Health Practitioner with 5 years of expertise in treating patients diagnosed with mental health conditions. Successful in conducting accurate patient assessments, developing effective treatment plans, communicating with physicians and facilitating patient-centric therapy. Focused on patient advocacy while adhering to safety policies. Empathetic Psychotherapist with 5-year history working within mental health field. Proven to build client rapport and facilitate growth. Experienced facilitating individual and family therapy. Personable and proactive Mental Health Practitioner focused on building positive rapport with diverse range of clients. Critical thinker thrives under pressure. Specialist in working with clients struggling with addiction and depression. Reliable Direct Care Worker offering exceptional care in home environments. Passionate about supporting patient progress by monitoring medication reactions, observing behaviors and teaching healthy habits. Dedicated to patient safety, wellness and happiness. Dependable Personal Care Assistant aiming to fulfill security opportunity to use excellent organization skills demonstrated through an impeccable history of managing client daily activities, appointments and medication needs. Well-versed in administering medication and monitoring nutrition. Trusted to oversee patients in challenging medical states.

  • Assessing mental health
  • Client goal planning
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Patient support
  • Updating medical charts
  • Tracking client progress
  • Documenting progress
  • Developing relationships
  • Creating treatment plans
  • Referring patients
  • Therapy session coordination
  • Patient evaluation
  • Confidential records
  • Expert in microsoft word
  • Care plan management4
  • Care plan management
  • Behavior redirection
  • Client safety and first aid
  • Client documentation
  • Nutrition
  • Health Services
  • Compassionate client care
  • Meal preparation
  • Wound care
  • Client satisfaction
  • Coordination skills
  • Medication administration
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Cash management experience
  • Outreach programming specialist
  • Unit Management and Leadership
  • Dissociative disorders competency
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Medication Prescribing and Administration
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Practiced in family assessments
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Community resources specialist
  • Successful private practice
  • Patient Health Education
  • Addictions specialist
  • Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Transportation
  • Able to stand 8+ hours
  • Employee training
  • Outgoing personality
08/2021 to Current
Mental Health Practitioner St. David's Center Minneapolis, MN,
  • Adhered to HIPAA confidentiality requirements by safeguarding files.
  • Created client treatment plans based on assessments and goals.
  • Gauged and documented effectiveness of interventions and treatments.
  • Referred clients to external resources for additional support.
  • Performed duties following safety requirements and emergency protocols.
  • Implemented individual treatments for patients.
  • Met with 7 clients weekly.
  • Improved patient care by communicating with patients' physicians.
  • Applied E-IMR and other resources modalities for therapeutic interventions.
  • Assessed and treated 7 patients two times per week.
  • Developed treatment plans based on client mental and physical conditions.
  • Collected client information through interviews, observations and tests.
  • Performed research tasks to increase knowledge of human behavior and performance.
  • Assisted clients in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to change and removing bad habits.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and competence in treating patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Documented observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Assisted clients with identifying feelings and behaviors by asking open-ended questions.
  • Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss treatment options and therapy goals.
  • Documented service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis, treatment, and disease management, equipping them with tools to achieve and maintain optimal psychiatric and mental health.
  • Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support individuals in overcoming mental and emotional problems.
  • Facilitated weekly group sessions focused on various issues to help groups and individuals.
  • Presented case history material to review and discuss with other staff members.
  • Implemented positive behavior supports for individuals to maximize current living situation.
  • Observed and reported changes in client appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
  • Utilized crisis intervention, behavior modification and mindfulness techniques to decrease client mental health symptoms.
  • Developed educational and therapeutic groups to foster participants' independence and social skills.
  • Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.
  • Interviewed clients to gather data of social and psychiatric relevance.
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress.
04/2017 to 07/2021
Direct Support Professional Becket Adult Services Auburn, ME,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Collected specimens or drew blood to assist with diagnostic and treatment protocols.
  • Helped patients adjust to hospital routines and thrive in structured environments.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Served meals and assisted immobile or disabled individuals with eating.
  • Assisted client with personal hygiene, mobility and transportation.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary teams to implement care plans.
  • Built strong and trusting rapport with clients and loved ones.
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Recorded client status progress and challenges in logbooks and reports.
  • Kept detailed records of patient care, progress notes, medication administration and changes in health or other conditions.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.
  • Assisted patients with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom, giving enema and suppository.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages, dressings and binders to promote healing.
  • Collected and recorded patients' blood pressure, pulse and respirations (TPRs) to evaluate and note basic health status.
  • Worked with patients and families to design meal, rehabilitation and other plans for long-term success.
  • Liaised between doctors and patients about care plans, progress and changing health conditions.
  • Assisted vulnerable adults with Household chores, Going to work, everyday living, closely monitoring conditions and safety.
  • Coached patients on home care, adjusting plans and schedules based on patient conditions, needs and overall health.
  • Authored and maintained household office and operations manuals to define staff expectations, confidentiality requirements and household and office procedures.
  • Led physical therapy activities such as joint rotation and exercise to help patients regain range of motion, build muscle and heal injuries.
  • Assisted with allocating small expenses to prepare and assess budgetary needs.
  • Traveled with clients to take notes and dictation at meetings.
  • Educated families and patients on potential plans for mental health care, including addiction options.
03/2015 to 03/2017
Bartender Treasure Island Casino Welch, MN,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Implemented special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports.
  • Maintained list of ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Talked easily with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Met customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Balanced tills, handled cash, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits.
  • Prepared new garnishes, juices and other perishables daily.
  • Interacted with customers, completed transactions and maintained work areas according to relevant professional standards and codes.
  • Took drink orders from tables and bar area and relayed to bartenders.
  • Created unique cocktails for special events.
  • Created rapport with new and returning patrons to foster guest satisfaction.
  • Maintained detailed inventory of bar supplies and stocked work areas.
  • Restocked beer and liquor regularly and after special events.
  • Cleaned tables after service and quickly resetting supplies to maintain restaurant and service flow.
  • Received cash and card payments for balances owed.
  • Kept supplies stored in proper locations according to health code standards.
  • Monitored patron alcohol consumption to encourage safety.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed to purchase alcohol.
  • Collected appetizer, entree and wine orders from patrons.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests.
  • Prepared specialty drinks to support servers.
  • Used POS system to input orders, create checks and issue receipts.
  • Made alcohol and beverage orders for clients.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2002
High School Diploma:
Mcgregor Secondary - Mcgregor, MN
Additional Information

I am CPR certified.

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  • Mcgregor Secondary

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  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Bartender


  • High School Diploma

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