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Professional Experience Mental Health

Location:
Fredericktown, MO, 63645
Salary:
30,000
Posted:
March 06, 2018

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Laurie Wigger

* ***** *****, *************, ** 63645 H 573-***-**** C 573-***-**** ac4pzf@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Compassionate Social Worker who has served in the Hospice setting for 15+ years. Specialized in patient admission process delivered a wide-range of knowledge to patients/families by structuring treatment plans/interventions/goals around each patient’s strengths; working with interdisciplinary team to provide the highest level of care for patients/families. Bereavement Coordinator responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining the Bereavement Program to meet needs of families/caregivers for up to thirteen months following the death of patient. Volunteer coordinator facilitating all aspects of the volunteer’s selection such as recruitment, retention, continuing training, and education to provide effective and empathetic care to Hospice patients/families/caregivers. Meeting face-to-face with local organizations to educate community awareness of quality at the end of life with dignity and compassionate care.

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Active listening

Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Bereavement Coordinator

Communications skills

CPR certified

Fire and Safety

Hippa Compliance

Infection control

Marketer/PR

MS Office

Organized

Patient/Family focused

Policy Development/ Implementation

Strong work ethics

Team player

Volunteer Coordinator

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bereavement/Volunteer coordinator – Mercy Hospice Jefferson 2014 – 2017

Medical Social Worker – Serenity HospiceCare 1999 – 2014

Clinical Casemanager II – Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center 1992 – 1999

EDUCATION

Southeast Missouri State University/Bachelors of Science in Social Work/Accredited program 1992

Mineral Area College/Associate of Arts/General Studies 1988

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

-Member of GSLHO Bereavement Coordinators Group

-Member of GSLHO Volunteer Coordinators Group

-Improved and integrated volunteer participation with Hospice Staff and Agency

-Established and maintained sound methods for recruiting 15 newly assigned by completing

screenings and trainings

-Attend public service events, community events, and health, job fairs to educate comm. awareness

-Radio station interviews and promoting newspaper articles to receive involvement in Hospice

Memorial service/memorial brick pathway for bereaved families to attend for years to come

-Substitute teacher Fredericktown Schools/ Assisted Carter’s Clubhouse bereaved children



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