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Patricia Freeman
Accomplishments
Wrote a grant proposal and received a $5,000 grant for a New Brunswick Book Club targeting underserved children of all ages. Enrolled 130 students and had a full waiting list. Recruited dozens of additional volunteers from Rutgers University. Assisted in developing pilot programs in neighboring towns modeled after the New Brunswick program.
 
Coordinated a grant proposal and implemented a separate program for underserved adolescent African American males to learn how to swim. Taught 25 students to be competitive swimmers.​
Experience
02/2011 to 01/2016
Nanny Hicks Family Charlotte , NC Full-time nanny for a family with four children. Began working with 3-month-old twins, a four-year-old, and a fifteen-year-old. Knowledgeable in CPR and first aid for infants, children, and adults. Cooked, cleaned, took children to the doctor, tutored, and more tasks as needed.
04/2007 to 11/2011
Child Life Specialist University of Medicine and Dentistry via Coworx Temp New Brunswick, NJ Managed patient records, charts, and appointments in a pediatric oncology unit. Communicated with patient families and doctors about scheduling and other medical decisions. 
03/2000 to 07/2007
Child Care Worker & Program Assistant Catholic Charities New Brunswick, NJ
Responsible for child care for 11 children aged 3-5 during the day, and assisted running an after-school program for 15 children aged 5-12. Responsibilities included tutoring, recreation, and picking up children across the New Brunswick area. 

Education
1967
High School Diploma Boro Hall Academy Brooklyn, NY
1971
Associate of Arts American Academy of Theatre Arts New York, New York
Sociology, Music, and Dance Coursework Jersey City State

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Stephanie A Easley
Professional Summary
Level-headed health professional who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in personnel development and support in patient care.
Skills
  • Patient-focused care
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Research experience
  • IRB member
  • Ability to develop and present at national and international arenas
  • Motivating change leader
  • strong patient service personality
  • Child and family advocacy
  • Timely and detailed record keeping
  • Communicates clearly
  • Strategical thinker

 

 

Work History
Child Life Manager, 11/2015 to Current
Children's Mercy Adele Hall Campus Kansas City, MO
  • Provides supervision to 8 Child Life Specialists within 2 campuses. 
  • Closely collaborated with management team to make necessary improvements and satisfy staff, and customer needs.
  • Led the facility management staff and consultants in producing a business plan that focused on all aspects of facility operations, including setting priorities and job assignments.
  • Strategically planned methods to achieve operational goals and targets.
  • Continually maintained and improved the company's reputation and positive image in the markets served.
  • Skillfully developed departmental goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.
  • Introduced, negotiated and implemented new projects to expand scope of engagement.
  • Developed a system of staff communication that ensured proper implementation of treatment plans and comprehensive patient care.
  • Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
  • Continually improved knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs.
Child Life Supervisor, 03/2012 to 11/2015
Children's Mercy Adele Hall Campus Kansas City, MO
  • Supervised and supported a team of 4 Child Life Specialists across 2 locations.
  • Coordinated primary staff schedules and ensured optimum coverage
  • Conducted strategic planning toward optimum growth of organizational objectives
  • Managed daily operations
  • Scheduled, prepared and facilitated monthly one on one meetings and team meetings. 
  • Provided consistent communication of transitional departmental changes
  • Assisted in providing patient care to multiple outpatient areas
     


    Child Life Specialist , 02/2000 to 03/2012
    Children's Mercy Adele Hall Campus Kansas City, MO
    • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
    • Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
    • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
    • Educated patients and families about infant care, preparation of healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
    • Supported diagnostic procedures, assisted with technical nursing treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
    • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
    • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    Teen Parent Coordinator , 07/1998 to 02/2000
    North Kansas City School District Kansas City , MO
    • Researched and updated all required materials needed for firm and partners.
    • Manage and maintain records, budget, and policy development for the child care center per state requirements.
    • Ensured the appropriateness of program activities according to age and developmental levels of children.
    • Managed and trained staff on center requirements and rules of operation.
    • Managed appropriate meal planning and preparation as well as transportation if needed.
    • Parents as Teachers certified
    • Interacted thoughtfully and courteously with students, staff and parents and resolves conflict in a professional manner.
    • Appropriately maintained and secured confidential records and inquiries. 
    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Child and Family Development, 1998
    Missouri State University - Springfield, MO

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    Jessica Hrebin
    Summary

    Systems Analyst II with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 

    13  years of experience in healthcare.

    Education and Training
    Bachelor of Science: Health Care Administration 2008 SUNY Empire State Binghamton, Ny, USA
    Associate of Applied Science: Hotel Restaurant Management 1998 SUNY Broome Community College Binghamton, NY, US
    Experience
    Systems Analyst II 01/2009 United Health Service Hospitals Johnson City, NY

    PACS:

    • Executed functionality and feature development both within current application framework and on next-generation frameworks.
    • Fixed bugs as they were encountered.
    • Answered user inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation.
    • Set up equipment for employee use.
    • Installed and performed repairs to hardware, software and peripheral equipment, following design and installation specifications.
    • Gathered and analyzed performance metric data.
    • Oversaw local IT infrastructure including servers, security, networking, storage systems and desktops.
    • Performed first-level support for all workstation and server class systems.
    • Automated repeatable tasks where possible.
    • Developed training materials and procedures.
    • Assisted with interface testing and validation.
    • Worked with all levels of staff to define overall business and technical requirements for the system maintenance and upgrade.
    RIS:
    • Gathered and analyzed performance metric data.
    • Performed first-level support for all workstation and server class systems.
    • Managed, maintained and wrote user requirements and workflow diagrams.
    • Responsible for evaluating the functionality of systems; consulting end users to ascertain needs and to ensure that facilities meet user or project requirements.
    • Assisted with interface testing and validation.
    • Worked with all levels of staff to define overall business and technical requirements for the system maintenance and upgrade.
    PowerScribe 360:
    • Project Manager for the implementation of PowerScribe 360 (PS360.)
    • Key lead in interface testing and validation.
    • Lead in implementing Modlink - structured reporting tool.
    • Performed first-level support for the publication on all workstation and server class systems.
    • Managed, maintained and wrote user requirements and workflow diagrams.
    • Responsible for evaluating the functionality of systems; consulting end users to ascertain needs and to ensure that facilities meet user or project requirements.
    • Developed training materials and procedures.
    • Assisted in macro builds for all reading Providers.
    DoseWatch:
    • Technical lead for implementation of the GE DoseWatch application.
    • Responsible for evaluating the functionality of systems; consulting end users to ascertain needs and to ensure that facilities meet user or project requirements.
    • Developed training materials and procedures.
    • Automated repeatable tasks where possible.
    Syngo VIA:
    • Installed and performed repairs to software, following design and installation specifications.
    • Developed training materials and procedures.
    • Responsible for evaluating the functionality of systems; consulting end users to ascertain needs and to ensure that facilities meet user or project requirements.
    • Assisted in maintaining infrastructure including servers, security, networking, storage systems and desktops.
    Child Life Specialist 10/2004 to 01/2006 Children's Home-Wyoming Conference: Mastronardi Dante D Binghamton, NY
    • Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
    • Administered medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and others.
    • Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy.
    Radiology Medical Office Assistant Supervisor 11/2003 to 12/2008 Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Binghamton, NY
    • Managed both clinical and administrative duties in a medical office setting. 
    • Acted as a liaison between physician and patient.
    • Managed Emageon PACS system.
    • Developed and maintained effective relationships through effective and timely communication.
    • Coordinated and executed proper medical waste disposal.
    • Recorded patient histories and filed supporting clinical data and diagnosis.
    • Verified type of radiology procedure prior to exams using the HIPAA guidelines for two identifiers.
    • Acted as a liaison between physician and patient.
    • Communicated with patients by phone and via written correspondence.
    Skills
    • Problem resolution ability
    • Computer Skills: MS Office Products, MS Windows
    • Radiology Information System ( RIS) : Siemens, AS400
    • Picture Archive Communication System (PACS): McKesson, Emageon
    • Professional interpersonal skills
    • Project management
    • Forms Design: Report creation with introduction to Siemens Propriatary SQL language