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Work experience

Oct 2007Present

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cornerstone Hospice

Provide supportive and medical social services to terminally ill patients and their families in residential hospice inpatient units.  Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of psychosocial services provided to patients and their families including counseling, support and education.  Other duties include assisting in utilizing community resources, participating in interdisciplinary team meetings to establish and implement plan of care, works closely with interdisciplinary team providing the social service component, maintaining appropriate documentation in the patient chart and discharge planning and coordination as needed.

Apr 2004Oct 2007

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hospice of Marion County

Responsibilities included the psychosocial assessment of patients, families, and caregivers; assisting in the development of the social services component of the interdisciplinary team plan of care; assisting patients and families with issues which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care; and providing intensive counseling services as well as bereavement support to patients/families and community as needed.  Worked in a 16 bed inpatient facility.

May 2001Apr 2004

Medical Social Worker

Haven Hospice

Conducted psychosocial assessments as well as worked with an interdisciplinary team of medical professionals to provide emotional support, bereavement counseling and resource referrals to patients with life-limiting illnesses as well as their families.  Worked in the field making home visits as well as in the hospital setting.


Aug 1999Apr 2001

Masters Degree in Social Work

Florida State University
Aug 1994May 1998

Bachelors Degree in Psychology

University of Florida


Apr 2001Present

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Florida Department of Health

Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of Florida.

Jan 2015Present

Qualified Supervisor for Clinical Social Work

Florida Department of Health

Obtained certification to be a qualified supervisor to work with clinical social work interns.