University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Multi-Disciplinary Studies
Zoe School for Chemical Dependency Counselor San Antonio, Texas
Cedra Clinical Research San Antonio, Texas Sept. 2009 – Present
Phlebotomist, Ekg, vitals
Home Health Care Provider San Antonio, Texas 2001 – 2009
Self-Employed / PCAII
Â§ Administered prescribed oral medications under written direction of physician or as directed by home care
Â§ Changed dressings.
Â§ Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
Â§ Entertained, conversed with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
Â§ Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with
supervisor or case manager.
Â§ Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as caring for infants,
preparing healthy meals, living independently, or adaptating to disability or illness.
Â§ Provided patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing
Calab, Inc. San Antonio, Texas 1999 – 2000
Residential Director, MHMR
Â· Supervise students or volunteers;
Â· Develops, implements, and monitors program plans;
Â· Assists in developing written procedures to provide guidance for staff;
Â· Conducts short-term planning and assists in long-range planning;
Â· Counsels families regarding support of clients’ programming and progress;
Â· Accompany clients on outings and to various other activities;
Â· Conducts training activities for clients;
Â· Conducts staff meetings;
Â· Ensures program compliance with Medicaid, licensure and accreditation standards;
Â· Assist clients with self-help skills;
Â· Transport clients to and from program sites;
Â· Evaluates performance of staff;
Â· Provide residential supervision overnight and on weekends as needed;
Â· Conducts in-service training activities for staff;
Â· Supervises case management services provided by staff;
Â· Provide case management services;
Â· Supervise contract work and production activities;
Â· Expands own knowledge by such means as academic study, independent reading and attending outside conferences, workshops and seminars;
Â· Provides on-call support to on-duty staff;
Â· Performs related work as assigned.
Â· Medication assistance to client
Patrician Movement San Antonio, Texas 1998 – 1999
Â§ Act as liaison between clients and medical staff.
Â§ Intervened as advocate for clients or patients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Â§ Interviewed clients, reviewed records, and conferred with other professionals to evaluate individuals’ mental and physical
condition, and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program.
Â§ Participated in case conferences and staff meetings.
Â§ Plan and implement follow-up and aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.
Â§ Provided clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services and programs, making
appropriate referrals when necessary.
Â§ Reviewed and evaluated clients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
Â§ Supervised and directed other workers providing services to clients or patients.
Â§ Followed progress of discharged patients to determine effectiveness of treatments.
Â§ Conducted chemical dependency program orientation sessions.
Â§ Counsel clients and patients, individually and group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
Â§ Attended training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
Â§ Completed and maintained accurate re cords and reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress, services provided, and
other required information.
Â§ Conferred with family members or others close to clients to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress.
Â§ Coordinated counseling efforts with mental health professionals and other health professionals such as doctors, nurses, and social workers.
Home Maker and Volunteer Worker San Antonio, Texas 1995 – 1997
Castle Hospital Honolulu, Hawaii 1992 – 1994
Phlebotomist / Clinical Associate /PCAII
Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Adults, Oncology Patients
Queens Hospital Honolulu, Hawaii 1979 – 1992
Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Adults, Oncology Patients
Â§ Collected blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, logged the specimens, and prepared them for testing.
Â§ Performed routine laboratory tests and sample analyses.
Â§ Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
Â§ Recorded patients’ medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
Â§ Electrocardiogram (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests.
Hawaiian Essence San Antonio, Texas 2001 – Present
Owner / Operator
Â§ Hawaiian Jewelry Sales
Texas 2001 – 2005
Â§ Provide educational support and instruction for grades Kindergarten through 12.