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Medical and Public Health Social Worker Example CV

Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Marsha, Anne Sasha
Address(es)  32, Louvre Street, SO15 Y23, Southampton, England
Telephone(s)  +44 123 45 67 89 00 Mobile: +44 123 45 67 89 00
Fax(es)  +44 123 45 67 89 00
E-mail(s)  amarsha@gmail.com
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  1.25.1980
Gender  Female
Desired employment / Occupational field  Educational, Vocational, and School Counselor
Work experience   
Dates  June 1998 - present
Occupation or position held  Medical Social Worker
Main activities and responsibilities  In this position my main responsibilities were to provide patients and families information and counselling. I specialized in child and younger pre-teen patients and their families. Often I was required to speak with doctors and other medical professionals about the patients physical and mental condition and the procedures they would be undergoing or side effects from medicines they were taking. Patient monitoring was a daily part of my job, I often visited many patients either in the rooms or at their homes shortly after they were released from the hospital.
Specific responsibilities included:
Asses specific needs of each patient and arrange for the care of those needs.
Coordinate outside medical services, communications between doctors and other medical staff.
Conduct psychosocial reviews of patients health and well-being and the well-being of the surrounding family members.
Provide specialityy treatment for patients with AIDs, Cancer,Alzheimer''ss, patients approaching their end of life, intense surgery, or other medical procedures.
Name and address of employer  Deerhart High School 1119 Kings Lee Avenue Glasgow G12 8LL
Type of business or sector  Secondary School
Dates  August 1994 - May 2000
Occupation or position held  Centre Jean Abadie 89 rue des Sablieres, Bordeaux, France
Main activities and responsibilities  As an educational counselor I advised students on which courses to take in order to pursue a specific career. I offered career advice and assisted students in researching different job options and the correct educational path to follow. I met with parents, teachers and students together in order to discuss any difficulties with course work and offered solutions to help the student succeed. I provided psychological support when necessary to students suffering from peer pressure or teasing or pressure or abuse from home. It was my responsibility to recognize any cases of abuse and report it to the proper authorities or encourage students to seek external professional help if necessary.
Other duties included:
Monitor general student body behavior.
Enforce school policies and rules.
Develop orientation programs and meetings to introduce upcoming graduates to life after high school.
Name and address of employer  Centre Jean Abadie 89 rue des Sablieres, Bordeaux, France
Type of business or sector  Hospital
Dates  September 1993 - May 1998
Occupation or position held  Social Worker
Main activities and responsibilities  This position had me working with patients of all ages and illnesses, including patients with actual or perceived mental illnesses or drug addictions. It was my responsibilities to provide age appropriate assistance to each patient on a case by case basis. I often worked closely with patient families in arranging interventions, rehabilitation treatments, as well as coordinating with medical professionals to discuss patient care. In this role I was able to develop several programs that were adapted by the local hospitals for patients with long-term or short term drug abuse problems, including an out-patient rehabilitation clinic. In this role I worked closely with patients in determining the patients physical and psychological needs. I also provided information and helped educate the family about the patients treatment and help them cope emotionally if needed.
Name and address of employer  Hospital Bretonneau 2, Boulevard Tonnelle, Tours, Cedex, 37044 France
Type of business or sector  Hospital
Dates  October 1988 - August 1993
Occupation or position held  Medical Social Worker Aide
Main activities and responsibilities  In this position I assisted several Medical Social Workers with their daily activities as it pertained to the cases they were working on. I researched patient illnesses and mental diseases, provided information to the social workers if asked, and was responsible for the general organization of patient files. I worked closely with patients, interviewing them to help determine their medical and psycho-social needs.
Name and address of employer  Hospital Bretonneau 2, Boulevard Tonnelle, Tours, Cedex, 37044 France
Type of business or sector  Hospital
Education and training   
Dates  August 1985 - 1988
Title of qualification awarded  Master of Science, degree in Social Sciences
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Patient rehabilitation and treatments.
Child and pre-teen social services.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Université de Bordeaux
Level in national or international classification  University
Personal skills and competences  
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)  
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
Spanish  B2Adept UserB2Adept Userc1Advanced Userc1Advanced UserB1Intermediate User 
Spanish  C1Advanced UserC1Advanced UserB2Adept UserB2Adept UserB2Intermediate User 
Social skills and competences  My job requires a calm manner in order to work closely with my patients in providing the best care for them. I have many years experience working with terminally ill children and young adults and know how to talk with them and explain treatments and procedures in a way they can understand and feel secure about. I get along well with my co-workers and I work well with doctors and other medical professionals in providing proper care for our patients.
Organisational skills  As a medical social worker I am responsible for the organisation and maintenance of all patient files. These files must be coordinated with the doctors and other medical staff files in order to procure outside medical services for each case.
Computer skills and competences  I am skilled with Microsoft Office Word and Excel. I also have experience navigating medical databases and computerized medical record software.
Artistic skills and competences  Violin, Cello, and other string instruments. I have played concert string instruments for 20 years and teach privately lessons when contracted.
Other skills and competences  Volunteer in local soup kitchens and weekly at the local out-patient clinic for drug addicts.
Driving licence(s)  Class B
Additional information  References available upon request.