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Administrative Assistant Mental Health

New Haven, CT
March 22, 2018

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** ******* ******, *** *****, New Haven, CT 06515

Cell: 203-***-****/Email:


Dedicated and dependable person who is a team player. I am use to and enjoy a fast paced office. Enjoy multitasking and capable of answering busy phones in a timely manner. . I have experience being a secretary, receptionist, supervisor, office manager and live in/out nanny. I have worked in the mental health field for more than 34 years and have dedicated my life to helping the less fortunate. I have experience with mental health diagnoses and psychotropic medications. I started a book club at an inner city school, was a Sunday school teacher, co-founded and was the president of Connecticut Hope Chest, a charity which sought out and gave toys, food and clothing to below poverty children, families, schools, churches and organizations. I have given spa treatments to women in shelters. I have a passion and compassion for any job that I have been fortunate to work at and I treat everyone with dignity and respect. I am a strong problem solver, very organized, work well independently or with others. My job experiences have all been met with longevity and I would like the opportunity to work with your company.


Live In Nanny and/for Granddaughter 2014-3/2018

For almost 1 year I babysat for my granddaughter. Made sure she was safe, transported to appointments, did activities with her, light cooking and light housekeeping. Was a live in nanny for a family that has a mentally challenged teenager. I was responsible for making sure she kept safe, took her medications, took to school and doctor appointments and took out for activities. Attended PPT meetings and implemented treatment plans. Traveled with family. Job ended because child turned 18 years old. Also worked with a family that had three teenagers. One child was mentally challenged. This job consisted of taking kids to school, doctor appointments, running errands, making sure medications were taken, taking to activities, light housekeeping, very little cooking. Job discontinued because family moved back to Israel to be closer to relatives.

Medical Clinic Supervisor, Clifford Beers Clinic, New Haven, CT 10/1989 to 11/2013

Supervisor in psychiatric department. Checked the medication refill line daily for over 300 patients and refilled prescriptions as needed, scheduled appointments, responsible for patient vitals, liaison between psychiatrists and hospitals, schools, other counseling facilities. Responsible for getting insurance authorization for all patients’ medications. Completed forms requested by the state, camps, schools and inpatient facilities. Responsible for computer input of all psychiatric patient diagnosis, evaluations, progress notes, medications and scheduled psychiatric appointments. Answered basic medication questions and met with child and family to discuss any concerns and medication side effects. Met with drug representatives. Responsible for securing and distributing medication samples to clients. Served as Union Present, Vice President and Secretary.

Toni Ann Nixon

Office Supervisor/Statistician, Catholic Family Services, New Haven, CT 6/1979 to 9/1989

Administrative Assistant to Executive Director and supervised clerical department, as well as statistician for all client contacts. Secretary for the adoption department, which included picking up babies from foster homes. Secretary for all immigration applications and typed all documentation for the petitioner. Secured adoption and immigration forms and presented to court or appropriate organization. Collected patient fees. Secretary to Board of Directors.

Prior Job Experience

Home health aide, companion, typing business, babysitter, secretary, security guard, business school typing teacher, Sunday school teacher.


South Central Community College, New Haven, CT

Attended 1978 and part of 1981 and again 1982 and part of 1983. Both times discontinued to care for my sick father. Studied medical secretary and psychology.

Hamden High School, Hamden, CT

Major courses.

Christian Leadership School, New Haven, CT

Took courses for 3 years and was also a Sunday school teacher during the time of being a student.


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