I seek a position that will enhance my skills of engagement in the field of human and social services while utilizing my years of seasoned interpersonal and administrative skills which include: medical therapies and terminology, team building, motivation, task orientation, organization, supervision, strategic planning, research, group facilitation, leadership and time management
Published research associate for NIH/FAU pilot study on gerontology at FAU
President's List (4.0 GPA) for 3 semesters at FAU
Founded a new Meditation Club at Palm Beach State College
Public Voice Symposium Speaker FAU
Facilitated group meditation classes for 12 years at various venues
Clinical manager start up of integrative medical clinic
Assessments, Home Health Care arrangements, PPS interdisciplinary meetings, Discharge planning, MDS, SigmaCare electronic medical records, Family care plan meetings, outside networking for additional resources, Advanced Directives: POLST, DNR, 1823 & 3008 forms.
Pilot study for schools of nursing and social work:Osteoarthritis pain study for 65+. Recruited and qualified volunteers, performed various tests for each participant for data collection, created and facilitated psychosocial educational groups for control with focus on reminiscence therapies, memory games, meditation, color, music, visualization, alternative therapies. Researched hundreds of supporting research studies and articles. Utilized IBM SSPS statistical program for data entry and analysis from data collections. Study was published in several professional journal articles and was awarded a larger grant by the National Institute of Health for its longitudinal continuance.
Observed residents behaviors and recorded any changes in behaviors that may be attributable to medication side effects. Responsible for medication observation records, prescriptions, changes of medical orders, and outside provider appointments. Performed daily random drug testing on residents. Facilitated group meditations, scheduled therapies, intakes and transportation for residents.
Intakes, behavioral monitoring and recording, medication observation records, psychiatric liaison for new medical orders, facilitated group therapies and meditation classes for residents. Created working documents for start up establishment. Worked with program director and therapist to facilitate daily activities, interventions and case management. Performed record audits.
Performed safe hyperbaric oxygen therapies for patients who were victims of stroke, diabetic wounds, cerebral palsy, near drownings, Parkinson's Disease, MS, Autism, Traumatic Brain injury and various other indications. Monitored patient vitals. Maintained equipment and responsible for medical gases. Researched scientific articles to support state-of-the-art therapy. Trained technicians.
Managed integrative health care clinic with a combined focus on western and eastern medicine with a focus on natural pain management in elderly patients. Hired, released, motivated and supervised all supportive medical staff. Responsible for scheduling, advertising, marketing, receivables, payables, inventory, medical supplies and maintenance of equipment.
Gerontology certificate, related courses in Child Welfare, Vulnerable Children and Families, Public Administration, Strategic Management, Student Leadership Conference, Public Voice Symposium, Secretary of Social Work Empowerment and Advocacy Team, Volunteer for Office for Students with Disabilities. President's List 3X. Numerous Honor Societies.
Graduated with academic distinction. Presidents List 4X in succession. President and Founder of the Peaceful Explorers Club for meditation and stress relief. Coordinated events to benefit students and faculty through the club. Psi Beta Psychology Honors Club. Phi Theta Kappa Honors Club. Inter-Club Council Member.
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