Writer/Artist, program coordinator, research assoc Resume
Writer/Artist, program coordinator, research assoc
Word, Excel, Access, Photoshop, basic web design, search engine optimization, internet content creation
US-NC-Clyde (will consider relocating)
Experienced professional with proven success and expertise in coordinating community programs and implementation of them; including public health research projects, health education, hospice, blood donation and human services.
Extensive knowledge and experience in: community programs, program development and coordinating volunteers Ability to work independently without supervision Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to motivate others through encouragement and example Adaptable to changing environments with calm and purposeful problem solving
Proficient in computer operations including Word, Excel, Access, Photoshop, basic web design, search engine optimization, and internet content creation Teacher efficient at developing curriculum, utilizing different learning strategies to accommodate a wide range of skill levels, group instruction and classroom management Ordained minister perceptive to social needs of others
North Carolina Interventions Instructor American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor Indiana Vocational Teachers Certification Licensed Minister (non-denominational)
1998 Belford University , BS Health Sciences
1998 Indiana University , General Studies
1990 Indiana Vocational Technical School , Licensed Practical Nursing Nursing
January 2006 to Current FCFE Clyde, NC Writer/Artist
Write a wide range of content such as blog posts, advertising, research data and information, science research papers, press releases and website content Editing of material for accuracy and formatting for upload Teacher advisor for E-Note; a website for students K-12 & post secondary to access a teacher in real time for questions and homework help
2011 to Current Jack Klopp Waynesville, NC Caregiver/Personal Assistant
Perform primary care duties and assist individual with activities of daily living in a private home.
January 2008 to January 2009 Margae, Inc Clyde, NC Search Engine Optimization Technician
Performed search engine optimization and internet web marketing for companies. Duties included researching search engine results and compiling reports of keyword rank results, data entry, designing new marketing campaigns and monitoring efficiency.
January 1999 to January 2006 Skill Creations, Inc Asheville, NC Case Manager QP
Responsibilities included: Interviewing and hiring staff Conducted all staff training including CPR/First Aid and North Carolina Interventions Kept all staff training and records current and complete according to state requirements Coordinated all aspects of CAP/MH/MR/DD clients medical and psycho-social needs Supervised delivery of CAP services to clients Developed care plans and monitored service delivery according to strict NCDHHS guidelines Monitored and insured clients safety and well being in the community
November 2002 to September 2004 North Carolina Dept. of Health and Human Services Raleigh, NC Program Coordinator
Independently coordinated research project for NCDHHS in Haywood, Henderson and Transylvania counties.
Duties included: Contacting research subjects and gaining their participation. Determining eligibility for participation according to preset parameters. Contacting community officials and resources to gain support, secure research test locations and volunteer involvement. Maintaining accurate data collection and entry into Access database. Maintaining accurate paper records of all program activities.
January 1996 to January 1999 Tobacco Trails, Inc Ellettsville, IN Retail Manager
Performed all duties associated with managing a small retail outlet store
Duties included: Supervising, interviewing and hiring employees Accounting and payroll Inventory control and ordering Maintaining accurate and balanced cash flow Delivering excellent customer service and handling customer complaints Interacting with vendors and business community
June 1995 to August 1996 Hoosier Hills Area Career Center Bloomington, IN Health Occupations Instructor
Coordinated Health Occupations program for local vocational school. Taught anatomy, physiology, basic nursing principles, medical terminology, and career development to students with a wide range of abilities; including developmental and special needs. Also developed course curriculum and new health careers program.
January 1995 to January 1996 American Red Cross Bloomington, IN Blood Donor Technician
Assisted with coordination of blood donor center and mobile blood collection.
Duties included: Completing history and physical on potential donors. Performing venipuncture and post donor care. Strictly maintaining and adhering to quality assurance guidelines to insure a safe blood product. Assisting with the coordination of mobile blood drives. Delivering quality post donor care to encourage repeat donation. Maintaining 100 percentage accuracy on all records.
January 1993 to January 1994 Dr. Michael Dalsing/IUPUI Medical Center Indianapolis, IN Research Program Coordinator
Coordinated and conducted research project for "Healthy People 2000" a federal incentive to better serve rural populations healthcare needs. Developed protocol for project that included how to locate eligible participants, contact them and gain participation. Once consent was obtained, I performed a complete history and physical that included peripheral vascular and cardiac testing. Acted as an educational liason to the community regarding heart/vascular disease risks and how to reduce them. Maintained accurate data collection and research participant confidentiality and rights per scientific research protocol. Kept accurate accounting records per state expense account guidelines.
1991 to 1994 Pediatric Nursing Specialists Indianapolis, IN Pediatric Ventilator Nurse
Performed all aspects of highly skilled nursing care for pediatric ventilator patients according to nursing standard of care guidelines. Worked closely with parents, schools, counselors and other therapists to maintain continuity of care.
Fellowships and Awards
1996- Indiana University Credit Union Scholarship for community leadership