prevention specialist martinsville henry co resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Caring, empathetic Substance Abuse Counselor with 20+ years of experience in In-patient/out-patient and school settings. Exceptionally talented at building rapport with different patient groups to encourage honesty and growth in recovery from substance use and SUD. Qualified [Job Title] with [Type] certification and desire to help [Type] patients. Committed to helping patients understand emotional issues underlying substance abuse patterns. Documented strengths in [Skill] and [Skill]. Friendly and engaging counseling professional offering [Number] years of experience working with [Type] and [Type] groups. Skilled in team management and clinical supervision for interns and unlicensed practitioners. Passionate about providing support and resources for patients with substance abuse issues. Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of [Task] and [Task] and training in [Skill]. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in [Industry]. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Progressive Health Education Specialist with experience helping families and individuals lead healthy lives. Monitored and evaluated programs teach healthy lifestyle choices. Reliable employee seeking [Job Title] position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Committed [Job Title] with strengths in educational planning and childhood guidance. Collaborated with teachers and administrators to improve student understanding of material and provide better teaching methods. Committed [Job Title] experienced at reaching families and communities to teach importance of healthy choices. Created, distributed and explained educational materials regarding public health concerns. Collaborative leader with dedication to partnering with coworkers to promote engaged, empowering work culture. Documented strengths in building and maintaining relationships with diverse range of stakeholders in dynamic, fast-paced settings.

  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Providing community referrals
  • Clinical assessment
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family therapy
  • Individual counseling
  • Goal Setting
  • Compassion
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Training & Development
  • Responsible
  • Adaptability
  • Computer skills
  • Teamwork
Work History
06/2015 to Current Prevention Specialist-Martinsville/Henry Co. Piedmont Community Services | City, STATE,
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Worked flexible hours; night and weekend shifts.
  • Worked closely with [job title] to maintain optimum levels of communication to effectively and efficiently complete projects.
02/2001 to 07/2005 Youth Substance Abuse Counselor & MH Case Manager Piedmont Community Services | City, STATE,
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning.
  • Provided counseling and support to clients with drug and alcohol abuse issues.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating treatment plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
  • Displayed sensitivity to cultural and linguistic needs of clients and families served.
  • Directed family-centered, strengths-based, culturally competent and individualized intakes and assessments.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy in outpatient setting.
  • Developed individual treatment goals based on history and diagnosis.
  • Completed required documentation for continued therapy coverage by insurance companies to meet deadlines.
  • Led supportive group discussions and education sessions with alcohol and drug users and families.
  • Utilized [Type] and [Type] behavioral strategies to promote adherence to care plans, adoption of healthy behaviors and engagement in self-care.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
07/1999 to 02/2001 Acute Care & Charge Nurse Stokes Reynolds Memorial Hosp. | City, STATE,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharge support.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Provided exceptional care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Organized and managed care of patients undergoing various therapies and procedures.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Secured controlled narcotics and distributed medication on schedule to meet patient needs and minimize misuse opportunities.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and other conditions.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented findings.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Maximized team performance by monitoring nursing care, including patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Built rapport with patients and family members to deliver exceptional care.
  • Cared for patients' wounds and changed dressings.
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments.
Expected in 12/1996 to to | Practical Nursing York County Vocational Technical School, S. Queen Street York, PA, GPA:
Expected in 01/1984 to to | Cosmetology Peg Horn Beauty School, Hanover, PA, GPA:
Expected in 06/1982 to to High School Diploma | York County Vocational Technical School, S. Queen Street, York, PA, GPA:
  • CSAC - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Licensed Practical Nurse - [Timefram
  • Certified MHFA Instructor for Youth & Adult
  • Certified Crisis Intervention Team Instructor
  • Licensed Cosmetologist, [Company Name] - [Timeframe]
Additional Information

Vice Chair of Board of Directors for WeCare Inc. Peer Recovery Center

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School Attended

  • York County Vocational Technical School
  • Peg Horn Beauty School
  • York County Vocational Technical School

Job Titles Held:

  • Prevention Specialist-Martinsville/Henry Co.
  • Youth Substance Abuse Counselor & MH Case Manager
  • Acute Care & Charge Nurse


  • High School Diploma

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