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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Sympathetic Mental Health Tech offering extreme compassion and extensive experience working with mental health intervention. Adept at performing risk assessment, crisis intervention and psycho-education. Dedicated and energetic with excellent listening skills and the ability to establish therapeutic relationships with patients while helping with daily living.

Skills
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Discharge planning
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Patient assessment
  • Relationship Development
  • Problem Resolution
  • Supervision
  • Perimeter Patrol
  • Team Building
  • First Aid/CPR
  • MS Office
  • RFI Scanners
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Quick problem solver
  • Infection control procedures
  • Electronic charting
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Patient relations
  • Able to lift 115 pounds
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Charting expertise
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Valid Missouri driver's license
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Reliable transportation
  • Understands medical procedures
Experience
Mental Health Technician, 08/2019 - Current
Public Health Management Corporation Philadelphia, PA,
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Drafted reports to track patient referrals and scheduling issues.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Conducted 15-minute and unscheduled checks on patients, immediately responding to hazardous incidents or crises to maintain safe milieu.
  • Ensured appropriate clinical information is communicated when patients are referred to specialists.
  • Supported patients by identifying and addressing mental health challenges.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Provided administrative support to clinical staff and managers.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Handled various patient-oriented duties, including vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
Resident Assistant, 01/2018 - 04/2020
Walker Methodist Minnetonka, MN,
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Used mobility devices and Oxygen equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Attended to patients in 45-bed unit, continuously checking on needs and maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Responded and assisted to needs of 45 residents on wing.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Participated in meetings and training, including person and group development.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Helped residents living with Dementia and Alzheimer's conditions with personal needs.
  • Facilitated bereavement groups, and provided counseling and emotional support to help residents cope with loss.
  • Interfaced with residents to address and resolve complaints or grievances.
Mental Health Technician, 05/2018 - 08/2019
Rogers Memorial Hospital WI, State,
  • Called high-risk individuals weekly as designated by primary care physician.
  • Accurately documented all observations, interventions, and concerns in patient charts and electronic systems, sustaining continuum of care from admission through to discharge.
  • Drafted reports to track patient referrals and scheduling issues.
  • Verified patient health history and contact information for chart accuracy.
  • Documented patient interactions in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  • Handled inbound and outbound calls to verify patient appointments.
  • Supported patients by identifying and addressing mental health challenges.
  • Provided excellent service to patients through personable communication.
  • Provided administrative support to clinical staff and managers.
  • Counseled patients, discussed substance use and worked closely with individuals to identify positive and healthy life choices.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Followed all safety protocols when administering subcutaneous and intramuscular injections.
  • Handled various patient-oriented duties, including vital sign monitoring, medication administration and patient behavior assessments.
  • Communicated with patients regarding continuing care and medications and discussed treatment plans with family members and guardians.
  • Communicated with clients and families in professional and respectful manner, effectively building lasting relationships.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Education, Expected in 05/2019
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Stephens College - Columbia, MO
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Stephens College

Job Titles Held:

  • Mental Health Technician
  • Resident Assistant
  • Mental Health Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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