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Peer Support Specialist resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Determined individual with a high level of compassion and skill in assisting individuals in various stages of recovery. Hardworking Peer Support Specialist known for handling appointment scheduling, transporting clients to meetings and promoting assistance wherever and whenever needed.

Seasoned dental assistant offering 4 years of related experience. Spearhead successful therapeutic initiatives, prevention strategies and educational approaches to mitigate effects of mouth problems in vulnerable populations. Excellent case management, documentation and crisis intervention strategies.

Skills
  • Planning skills
  • Care planning
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Community services information
  • Positive environment facilitation
  • Event oversight
  • Deadline-driven
Education and Training
Remington College Cleveland, OH Expected in 01/2016 Dental Assistant Diploma : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, OH Expected in : Sociology - GPA :
Elyria High School Elyria, OH Expected in 06/2012 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Providence Health & Services - Peer Support Specialist
Tigard, OR, 12/2017 - Current
  • Provided safe and reliable transportation to individuals for support meetings and medical appointments.
  • Shared details regarding recovery and wellness principles focused on helping others struggling to stay focused on personal recovery journeys.
  • Assisted others through dynamic relationships built on trust and utilized effective listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Ensured that all information related to individuals was kept strictly confidential and private.
  • Interacted with family members of individuals and shared information regarding available community support services.
  • Helped clients deal with substance abuse, mental illness and other concerns by delivering personalized counseling support.
  • Enhanced counseling services with multifaceted approach incorporating multiple disciplines.
  • Developed and optimized treatment plans to help clients continue to progress.
  • Educated family members and helped each support clients by improving coping techniques.
  • Educated residents and families about available services and resources.
  • Kept up-to-date, thorough and accurate case files.
  • Maintained comprehensive database of job listings to support jobseekers
  • Wrote and distributed news releases.
  • Matched volunteers with open positions based on individual strengths and knowledge.
  • Oversaw intake process for all new residents.
  • Identified maintenance and safety issues at program facilities and coordinated repairs.
  • Led weekly program management meetings.
  • Managed all clinical and administrative aspects of agency's mental health services.
  • Referred clients to partner agencies for additional services.
  • Conducted needs assessments for families with young children.
  • Collected and entered statistical data into databases.
St Luke's University Health Network - Surgical Dental Assistant
Fogelsville, PA, 06/2017 - 12/2018
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including extractions, crowns, and implants.
Saratoga Medical Center - Dental Assistant
Ann Arbor, MI, 12/2015 - 06/2017
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and instrument.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, brushing techniques.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
State Of North Carolina - Law Clerk
Marion, NC, 01/2013 - 04/2014
  • Provided quality control, eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Drafted legal correspondence such as pleadings, motions and dismissals for closed cases.
  • Researched information for upcoming cases for the lawyers at the firm.
  • Assisted attorneys with projects.
  • Aided by researching cases, preparing briefs, collecting data and interpreting legal information.
  • Kept firm's database updated with new information for cases, including client records, policies and documents to facilitate work of litigation team.
  • Attended depositions, gathered information and filed complaints regarding cases.
  • Assisted legal staff with collation and organization of case documentation and administrative tasks. Utilized different software to invoice clients.
  • Used company templates to prepare subpoenas and correspondence for clients.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Remington College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Elyria High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Surgical Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Law Clerk

Degrees

  • Dental Assistant Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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