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Camelia Hospice - Social Worker Resume Example

Ryan Nelson
XXXX XXX XXX , Mantachie, MS 38855
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Professional Summary

Experienced professional with strong social service abilities and a successful career including: child/vulnerable adult protective services through Mississippi Department of Human Services, work in nursing homes, hospice and non-profit organizations, volunteer recruitment, screening, training and supervision as well as community relations experience. Successful at managing high caseloads in fast paced environments. Clerical, interviewing, report writing and record keeping abilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate client care.

Skills
  • Extensive interviewing/information gathering skills
  • Proven success at working with diverse populations
  • Service Oriented
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Community outreach experience
  • Competent at meeting deadlines
  • Adept at working with other departments
Experience
Social Worker, PRN Sep 2012Present Camelia Hospice Tupelo, MS
  • Supporting patients and loved ones through the dying process.
  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, as needed to assess their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Utilizing community resources to assist with meeting the needs.
Elderly Psychosocial Supervisor Sep 2013Jan 2014 Region IV Mental Health Corinth, MS
  • Created group programming that enchanced client's coginitive, social and mental skills as well as decreased depression and increased social interaction.


 


 

Elderly Psychosocial Supervisor Aug 2012Apr 2013 Region IV Mental Health Corninth, MS
  • Created group programming that enhanced client's cognitive, social and mental skills as well as decreased depression and increased social interaction.
Social Service Director Apr 2009Aug 2012 Golden Living Center Nursing and Rehabilitation Amory, MS
  • Managed social services department for 152 bed facility with no deficiencies cited during evaluations by state surveyors.
  • Coordinate communication between patients, family members, medical staff, administrative staff, or regulatory agencies.
  • Interview patients or their representatives to identify problems relating to care.
  • Maintain knowledge of community services and resources available to patients.
  • Refer patients to appropriate health care services or resources.
  • Investigate and direct patient inquiries or complaints to appropriate medical staff members and follow up to ensure satisfactory resolution.
  • Explain policies, procedures, or services to patients using medical or administrative knowledge.
  • Collect and report data on topics such as patient encounters and inter-institutional problems relating to patient care and making recommendations for change when appropriate.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, continue education, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in the field.
  • Followed federal and state regulations and completed detailed documentation as required for residents in a nursing home setting.
Social Worker/Volunteer Coordinator Nov 2007Apr 2009 Allcare Hospice Tupelo, MS
  • Supporting patients and their loved ones through the dying process.
  • Interview clients to assess their situations, capabilities and problems to determine what service are needed to meet their needs.
  • Utilized community resources to assist with meeting clients needs.
  • Recruited, screened, trained and supervised numerous volunteers for the agency.
Social Worker/Volunteer Coordinator/Bereavement Coordinator Nov 2005Nov 2007 Unity Hospice Care Tupelo, MS
  • Managed large caseload covering six counties while fulfilling roles as bereavement and volunteer coordinators.
  • Supporting patients and loved ones through the dying process.
  • Interview clients to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Utilizing community resources to assist with meeting the needs.
  • Recruited, screened, trained and supervised volunteers.
  • Provided bereavement services to loved ones after patients death.
Homemaker Nov 1999Nov 2005 Stay at home mother Shannon, MS
  • Managed a household and cared for three children.
Case Worker Sep 1998Nov 1999 Big Brothers/Big Sisters Tupelo, MS
  • Recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteers.
  • Provide support to volunteers and the children to assist them with maintaining the relationship.
  • Set up booths at area events and speak to area groups to promote recruitment, fundraising and community awareness.
Social Worker Jun 1992Sep 1998 Lee County Department of Human Services Tupelo, MS
  • Work with families regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, or medical care.
  • Front line investigation for child abuse/neglect including extensive interviewing of family members and alleged perpetrators. 
  • Serve as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who are at risk for abuse/neglect or have been removed from the home due to abuse/neglect. 
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance, and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply.
  • Provide transportation as necessary.
  • Consult with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutions.
  • Recommend temporary foster care and advise foster or adoptive parents
  • Prepare cases and court reports for court proceedings. Testifying in chancery, youth and circuit court.
  • Locate or arrange for support services, such as child care, homemaker service, prenatal care, substance abuse treatment, job training, counseling, or parenting classes, to prevent more serious problems from developing.
  • Place children in foster or adoptive homes, or medical treatment centers as deemed necessary.
Education
Bachelor of Arts : Psychology May 1991 Mississippi State University MS Mississippi Social Work License W3092
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Previous Companies:

  • Camelia Hospice
  • Region IV Mental Health
  • Golden Living Center Nursing and Rehabilitation

Previous Job Positions:

  • Social Worker
  • PRN
  • Elderly Psychosocial Supervisor
  • Social Service Director
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Schools:

  • Mississippi State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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