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Mental Health Nurse

New York City, NY
May 15, 2020

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New York, NY • 646-***-**** •


! Excellent administrative, organizational skills, social skills dealing with diverse population; detail-oriented.

! Microsoft Office certified in Word, Excel, PowerPoint; skills in Outlook; data-entry

! Excellent customer service skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills

! Highly motivated self-starter; works well in team environments or independently; problem solving skills EDUCATION:

12/18 – 01/19 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE New York, NY Electronic Health Records (Certified)

05/17 – 06/17 FORDHAM INSTITUTE INC. Queens, NY

Home Health Aide Certification

09/05 – 06/11 UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA Nsukka, Nigeria Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (U.S. Evaluated)


06/19 - Present MAXIMUS New York, NY

Family Support Coordinator

! Develops patient focused care plans with documented input and approval from other providers and the patient in compliance with Health Home standards.

! Provide crisis intervention and health education services as needed.

! Oversees the assessment of consumers by the Nurse Evaluator as the primary contact of the families upon referral

! Follow up with consumer intake process and schedule eligibility appointments

! Connect consumers to health and community based services or health home care agencies

! Liaise with medical staff, mental health/ psychiatric providers to obtain detailed report on clients previous and present health history

! Keep weekly reports and data on clients progress or regress 04/19 - 06/19 NORTH CENTRAL BRONX HOSPITAL Bronx, NY Women’s Health Services (Intern)

! Provide information, refer, advocate as needed in order to secure concrete services in the community

! Assist in collecting and organizing data about resources in the community: services for the homeless, eviction prevention services, educational opportunities, services for pregnant women and mental health services

! Participate in the coordination and implementation of special products including community engagement activities and baby showers

! File, answer phone calls, greet and direct patients Executive Admin (Intern)

! Greet, screen callers and visitors and direct them to appropriate persons or areas.

! Reserves and oversee conference room assignments, schedule calendars and itineraries.

! File, retrieve and organize organizational documents. 06/17 – 06/19 CARE 365 HOME-CARE New York, NY

Nurse’s Aide

! Respond immediately to calls from patients for assistance or treatment; alert medical Staff in cases of emergency

! Keep day to day records of patients’ medical/health progress, and note areas of concern

! Assist patients in completing their daily activities; take and records patients’ vital signs

! Collaborate with hospital staff to ensure patients’ needs – medical, dietary, etc. – are met 08/15 – 05/17 MARIE STOPES INTERNATIONAL Abuja, Nigeria External Research Assistant

! Created a research plan and project budget; identified challenges, time, expenses, participants

! Interacted with research team members including brainstorming research procedures

! Maintained clinical research records digitally and manually, observing successes and failures

! Prepared participants’ consent documents, maintained confidentiality 11/11 – 05/17 FCT SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT Abuja, Nigeria Social Work Supervisor

! Supervised support professionals; conducted regular trainings to ensure protocols are established, and adhered to.

! Created strategies for intervention appropriate to population; made external referrals as needed

! Counseled families, provided psychoeducation about next intervention steps

! Maintained case notes and accurate records; prepared weekly and monthly reports Family Support Specialist

! Provided counseling for parents facing various parenting challenges

! Interviewed children and families to determine appropriate next steps, create an action plan

! Performed data-entry and digital filing; paid bills and made bank deposits as needed

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