Position Desired: CASE MANAGMENT/ COMMUNITY HEALTH Location Desired: BROOKLYN Area of Expertise: Mental Health
Compensation Desired: Hourly Travel Desired: Some Travel
SAIMA KHAN Brooklyn, NY 11218 Saimakhan0991@gmail.com 315-916-9606
SUMMARY Aspiring Community Nutritionist with experience working in multicultural environments. Proven ability to build positive relationships with patients, family members, and health care professionals. Strong science background. Interest in holistic and preventive medicine and community nutrition. Highly motivated and organized with quick learning ability and ambition. SKILLS Fluent in Urdu, English, Punjabi and Hindi Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT) Diet Analysis, (SUPER TRACKER), SPSS Nutrition E-Clinical patient portal / AIRS / E-Share Certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Automated External Defibrillator
EDUCATION M.S. Nutritional Sciences, Food and Nutrition Concentration, Brooklyn College/City University of New York Currently enrolled B.S. Health and Nutrition Sciences, Food and Nutrition Concentration, Brooklyn College/City University of New York December 2014 GPA: 3.16; Dean’s list Fall 2013
WORK EXPERIENCE New York Academy of Sciences New York, NY STEM Mentor Teaching children nutrition curriculum and how food is farmed. Also, how these concepts connect to field trips to a local urban farms.
Apicha Community Health Center New York, NY Nutrition Program Assistant Provided assistance to clients living with chronic illnesses HIV/AIDS, substance users, mentally ill, LGBT and immigrant people living in NYC. While providing direct assistance by developing quarterly service plans, strategies, assessments and evaluations to meet the individual nutritional needs. For instance, Client program eligibility, Make and follow up on referrals for community services, i.e other food, nutrition, and financial resources. Purchase food vouchers for clients. Facilitated monthly nutrition workshops to clients. Also, worked closely with Registered Dietitian to monitor client’s nutritional health, complete individual assessments as well as scheduling client’s appointments with Registered Dietitian.
Park Slope Cardiac, Cardiology clinic Brooklyn, NY Office Coordinator Assisted elderly cardiac patients by taking vitals. Assisted doctors with patient charts, data entry; managed office supplies, made appointments, collected co-payments.
VOLUNTEER AND FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn NY Patient Care Program Volunteer: worked as part of nursing team in senior care unit. Distributed and collected meal tray and nourishment, responded to patient call bells, provided translations for non-English Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi speaking patients, ran errands throughout hospital.
Medical Office of internal Medicine and Cardiology, Brooklyn NY Shadow of primary physician: Observed doctor and assistant in examination and testing rooms, greeted patients and provided and presented health-related information in waiting room of clinic. Topics included: navigating nutrition and medication labels, safe dosage and management of multiple medications.
VA New York Health Harbor Healthcare System/Cobble Hill Health Center, Brooklyn NY Field Experience in Clinical nutrition: Participated in pre-professional experience in clinical nutrition with on-site Introduction to nutrition care processes by clinical nutrition staff, including guided “walk-through” of patient care areas that provide examples of acute and long-term care