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Samantha Burstin

Samantha Burstin

Recovery Support Advocate and Community and Transitional Living Liaison

Silver Hill Hospital

Stamford, Other

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Silver Hill Hospital

Recovery Support Advocate and Community and Transitional Living Liaison

Worked closely with recovering patients and hospital staff to design and implement recovery program plans, implementation and communication.
• Collaborated with the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, Physician in Chief, Director of Social Work and Director of Marketing monthly to devise strategic, regular improvement of the Recovery Support Program.
• Supported over 150 recovering people in their efforts towards a healthier life, while keeping open communication with families, friends and professionals as they helped the recovering person remain on track with their continuing care plan.
• Facilitated year-long series of planned, structured dialogues with each patient and their personal and professional contacts, documenting conversations in spreadsheets, databases and surveys.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 03

Silver Hill Hospital

Recovery Support Advocate and Community and Transitional Living Liaison

Worked closely with recovering patients and hospital staff to design and implement recovery program plans, implementation and communication.
• Collaborated with the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, Physician in Chief, Director of Social Work and Director of Marketing monthly to devise strategic, regular improvement of the Recovery Support Program.
• Supported over 150 recovering people in their efforts towards a healthier life, while keeping open communication with families, friends and professionals as they helped the recovering person remain on track with their continuing care plan.
• Facilitated year-long series of planned, structured dialogues with each patient and their personal and professional contacts, documenting conversations in spreadsheets, databases and surveys.

Career

Silver Hill Hospital

Transitional Living Liaison

Communicated with multiple hospital departments and units to maintain necessary databases, tracking sheets and waitlists for patients seeking admissions to Transitional Living.
• Discussed Transitional Living financial options with patients and/or the guarantor and completed the appropriate paperwork and payment plan schedule with them.
• Reviewed scholarship applications with the hospital's Chief Operating Officer to award appropriate financial amounts to qualifying applicants.
• Toured patients and/or designated representative through the appropriate transitional house and the common areas on campus.
• Facilitated outreach representatives’ cultivation of clinician relationships through tracking referrals and statistics of monthly, incoming hospital referrals.
• Maintained database of referring clinicians and scheduled referral calls for outreach representatives.
• Tracked marketing statistics to aid and improve evaluation processes including total call volume by region, hour and skill set.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 05

Silver Hill Hospital

Development Coordinator

Supported Director of Development and Board of Directors with all elements of identifying, cultivating, stewarding and soliciting existing and additional donors and obtaining private donations.
• Coordinated production and mailings of all fund raising appeals, annual reports, and other donor correspondence.
• Maintained and updated donor databases and other related constituent records including call reports, contact detail, event attendees, and mailing lists and created and distributed weekly fundraising reports.
• Assisted with the planning and implementation of donor cultivation and stewardship events including invite design, guest list development, RSVP management, day-of event management and follow up. Selected events included:
 Planned and held an appreciation event for 100+ of hospital’s major donors in NYC that included a cocktail reception and presentation by the President of the hospital.
 Helped coordinate hospital’s first young professionals event with cocktails and a silent auction in NYC with celebrity DJ Cassidy for 130 people that raised over $20,000 for scholarships.
 Helped coordinate the hospital’s fourth annual gala in NYC for 400 attendees, raising $850,000 for scholarships.

Career

Silver Hill Hospital

Development Coordinator

Supported Director of Development and Board of Directors with all elements of identifying, cultivating, stewarding and soliciting existing and additional donors and obtaining private donations.
• Coordinated production and mailings of all fund raising appeals, annual reports, and other donor correspondence.
• Maintained and updated donor databases and other related constituent records including call reports, contact detail, event attendees, and mailing lists and created and distributed weekly fundraising reports.
• Assisted with the planning and implementation of donor cultivation and stewardship events including invite design, guest list development, RSVP management, day-of event management and follow up. Selected events included:
 Planned and held an appreciation event for 100+ of hospital’s major donors in NYC that included a cocktail reception and presentation by the President of the hospital.
 Helped coordinate hospital’s first young professionals event with cocktails and a silent auction in NYC with celebrity DJ Cassidy for 130 people that raised over $20,000 for scholarships.
 Helped coordinate the hospital’s fourth annual gala in NYC for 400 attendees, raising $850,000 for scholarships.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 05

Silver Hill Hospital

Transitional Living Liaison

Communicated with multiple hospital departments and units to maintain necessary databases, tracking sheets and waitlists for patients seeking admissions to Transitional Living.
• Discussed Transitional Living financial options with patients and/or the guarantor and completed the appropriate paperwork and payment plan schedule with them.
• Reviewed scholarship applications with the hospital's Chief Operating Officer to award appropriate financial amounts to qualifying applicants.
• Toured patients and/or designated representative through the appropriate transitional house and the common areas on campus.
• Facilitated outreach representatives’ cultivation of clinician relationships through tracking referrals and statistics of monthly, incoming hospital referrals.
• Maintained database of referring clinicians and scheduled referral calls for outreach representatives.
• Tracked marketing statistics to aid and improve evaluation processes including total call volume by region, hour and skill set.

Career

Silver Hill Hospital

Admissions Clinician

• Conducted timely and thorough assessments of patients requiring evaluation for admission in order to determine appropriate level of care. Collaborated with outside treatment providers and personal contacts as needed to determine appropriate level of care.
• Conducted initial meeting with patients and family members/friends to discuss initial treatment plan.
• Provided information on care and treatment programs available at Silver Hill Hospital to prospective patients, families, friends and external clinicians.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 02

Silver Hill Hospital

Admissions Clinician

• Conducted timely and thorough assessments of patients requiring evaluation for admission in order to determine appropriate level of care. Collaborated with outside treatment providers and personal contacts as needed to determine appropriate level of care.
• Conducted initial meeting with patients and family members/friends to discuss initial treatment plan.
• Provided information on care and treatment programs available at Silver Hill Hospital to prospective patients, families, friends and external clinicians.

Career

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Social Work Intern

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Social Work Intern

University of Pennsylvania

Trinity College-Hartford

BA, Political Science

University of Pennsylvania

Trinity College-Hartford

BA, Political Science