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Jennifer Vickers

Wellston ,OH

Summary

Dedicated candidate eager to leverage knowledge in social services and program development. Skilled in running social services initiatives. Collaborative and committed to addressing social issues to improve quality of life.

Overview

25
25
years of professional experience

Work History

Social Services Director

Signature Healthcare Chillicothe
1998.06 - Current
  • Developed and created programs and monitored effectiveness against individual participant needs.
  • Referred families to shelters, legal resources, and educational programs.
  • Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies and organizations to meet treatment needs.
  • Assessed community needs and identified resources for social and community service programs.
  • Provided leadership, guidance and support to staff members.
  • Coordinated individual referrals to obtain community services, advocate for client needs and resolve roadblocks.
  • Partnered with local organizations to expand access to social and community services.
  • Provided family and resident education regarding community resources/discharge planning
  • Coordinated and oversaw meetings with family and residents
  • Provided back up support to admissions/marketing team
  • Maintained relationships with the hospitals social workers
  • Completed on-site visits as needed
  • Assisted with community events when needed
  • Maintained relationships with home health/hospice companies
  • Established and maintained relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Worked closely with physician assistant to coordinate discharge needs
  • Developed and implemented care plans regarding care needs
  • Assisted psych NP in maintaining behavioral health programs and medication reduction programs

LPN

Chillicothe Nursing And Rehabilitation
1998.06 - Current
  • Cared for wounds, provided treatments, and assisted with procedures.
  • Assisted with admissions, appointments, transfers, and discharges.
  • Documented accurate and complete patient information to address patient problems and expected outcomes.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and input/output measurements from inpatients.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of healthcare and social service providers to address patients' needs through effective intervention and care planning.
  • Comforted and counseled patients and families throughout care process.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Monitored patient health conditions to report changes to assigned physician.

Education

High School Diploma -

Wellston High School
Wellston, OH

Licensed Practical Nurse -

Buckeye Hills Career Center
Rio Grande, OH
06.1997

Skills

  • Patient Advocate
  • Advanced Directives
  • Admissions Screening
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Coordinating Referrals
  • Assistance Program Knowledge
  • Client Needs Assessment
  • Provide family and resident education
  • Maintain relationships with community supports

Timeline

Social Services Director

Signature Healthcare Chillicothe
1998.06 - Current

LPN

Chillicothe Nursing And Rehabilitation
1998.06 - Current

High School Diploma -

Wellston High School

Licensed Practical Nurse -

Buckeye Hills Career Center
Jennifer Vickers