Objective: To obtain a rewarding and challenging position in Human Services that offers professional advancement and growth where I will be able to utilize my education, training, and experience.
Honorably Discharged from the United States Air Force, Veteran
Administrative Assistant: excellent office support skills
Knowledge of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counseling
Retail Management, sales and inventory skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office,
Valid driver license
Odyssey House, Recovery Coach Certificate Program 2014
The Resource Training Center, CASAC 350-Hour Certificate Program 2014
New York University, Certification- National Competency Exam (ABO), 2010
Louis D. Brandeis High School, High School Diploma, New York, NY
9/2014- present Palladia New York, New York
Provide direct crisis intervention to clients and prepares incident reports of such interventions
Monitor client when they are taking their medication if necessary
Inform staff of any prescriptions given to client that must be filled (especially 12am-8am and weekend shifts)
Brief incoming shifts of status of the facility (which includes all clients in and out of facility)
Give verbal and written warnings to clients and hand out appropriate consequences such as extra chores, removal of store and telephone privileges
Inform treatment staff of any concerns via an entry in communication logbook or a note in treatment staff mailbox
Make copies of forms to be utilize for store passes, cigarette distribution, meal checklists, etc.
Serve as staff escort when necessary
Partake in educational training to enhance skills related to job function
Performs various other tasks and responsibilities (i.e. facilitate morning/evening focus group
Participate in staff meetings as required
Provide coverage in the cafeteria during meal times, monitor the client bed area and remove any unnecessary items in accordance with DHS rules
Coordinate and oversee morning/dispatches, petty cash (tokens, carfare, and lunch and dinner money) and escorts for clients as assigned and needed
Hourly house/room rounds and recording of time and findings in communications logbook on all shifts
Keep supervisor informed of all relevant information regarding the residents and the program
9/2010-9/2014 Cohen’s Fashion Optical New York, New York
Frame ordering, repairs and adjustments (including fitting and advisement on lens selection).
Dispensing eyewear and answering inquiries.
Contacting Customers on status of eyeglass purchase.
04/2006- 9/2010 Lens Crafters White Plains, New York
Managed and coordinated the activities of Lab Technician (5) engaged in assembly, repair and construction of prescription eyewear according to company standard and industry regulations.
Set up and operated machines to grind eyeglass lenses to prescription specifications and assembled lenses in frames.
Selected lens blanks from stock.
Positioned lens blanks from stock.
Positioned lens blank to be surfaced on protractor and marked centers, directions of cylinder axis and positions of reading lens segments
11/2005-03/2006 Vision Express New York, New York
Trained and managed (13) Lab Technicians and achieved significant improvements in the production of completed eyewear assemblages and turn around ratios.
Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules, using knowledge of capabilities of machines and equipment.
Set up and operated machines such as generators, polishers, edgers and, hardeners to fabricate lenses to specification.
Mounted lenses in metal, plastic and rimless frames. Inspected mounted lenses for conformance to specific.
Examined broken lenses to identify original lens prescription, using power determining and optical centering instruments.
Located and marked centers, axes and terminal points on ophthalmic lens blanks, drew reference lines and wrote specifications to guide workers who surfaced and finished lenses.
Read work order to ascertain lens specifications.