Ten (10) years of dedicated experience as a health educator Highly self-motivated, professional, dependable, and goal-oriented with strong work ethics Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong focus on teamwork; flexible and adaptable to new situations Demonstrated abilities in analyzing complex problems and identifying solutions Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Knowledgeable in health education/health promotion Knowledge in program assessment and evaluation Skilled in motivating and interacting with co-worker
Education and Training
Masters of Health Services AdministrationDecember 2014Mississippi CollegeClinton, MS
Master of Science: Health Education/PromotionsAugust 1999Mississippi State UniversityStarkville, MS
Bachelor of Science: Sports MedicineAugust 1995University of Southern MississippiHattiesburg, MS
Facilitator11/2007 to CurrentUniversity Mississippi Medical CenterJackson, MS
Facilitate (Hospital Administration and Vice-Chancellor first on-call) and coordinate organizational performance improvement functions Maintain effective public relations with leadership, doctors, departmental staff, hospital associates, and the general public Act as a liaison between doctors, staff, and patients to ensure that patients are receiving high- quality care Educate and train the leadership, doctors, nurses, departmental staff, and hospital associates on conflict management and workforce development as to the performance improvement plan, and their respective responsibilities in carrying out the performance improvement program Service Delivery: in service employee development Analyze customer survey data to identify opportunities for improvement Collect and summarize performance data, identify opportunities for improvement, and present findings to the Performance Improvement Committee Participate in strategic planning for Office of Patient Affairs.
Public Affairs/Multi-Cultural Affairs Specialist12/2006 to 11/2007Mississippi Organ Recovery AgencyFlowood, MS
Coordinated, planned, and directed presentations for Organ donation awareness Public speaker to hospitals, schools, churches, community centers, support groups, health fairs throughout the State to educate and/or counsel on Organ donation Implemented public relations and marketing functions throughout the State of Mississippi to represent MORA's participation in community events Managed all requests and educational material for MORA to participate in public speaking health fairs and other public appearances Provided administrative leadership and assistance to MORA's goals and objectives.
Targeted Programs Director10/1999 to 10/2006Jackson, MS
Managed 52 employees, provided training, information, and technical assistance to the staff of sixteen (16) Targeted Programs throughout the State of Mississippi Ensured data compilation Presented proposals, data, and the budget to the Board Developed and implemented Targeted Programs funding and fiscal policy/procedures Developed and implemented Targeted Programs programmatic policy/procedures Approved budget requests and expenditures for grants in excess of $5 million dollars Provided administrative leadership and assistance to program goals and objectives.
08/1998 to 07/1999American Cancer SocietyStarkville, MS
Cancer Smart Shop- Community Education Program concerning signs, symptoms, and risk of lung, skin, colon, rectal, breast, cervical and prostate cancer.
Relay for Life- Raised money for Cancer Research and walking in remembrance of Cancer Victim.
NEEDS ASSESSMENT for Winston County, Miss- collected data for the incidence and prevalence rates of cancer.
Served as a member of a Departmental Advisory Committee for Mississippi State University.
Guest Lecturer at Mississippi State University, Undergraduate Class PE 1021 Basic Fitness Concepts
* Member of a Departmental Advisory Committee for Mississippi State University
* American College of Healthcare Executive Member * American Public Health Association (APHA) * Former Board Member of Mississippi Nurses Foundation 2006-2009 * Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award at the Southern District American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance "Effect of Institutional Size On Prevalence Of Health Promotion Activities." Presentation
administrative, budget, conflict management, Delivery, grants, leadership, marketing, money, Office, NEEDS ASSESSMENT, organizational, presentations, proposals, public relations, Public speaker, public speaking, quality, receiving, Research, strategic planning, technical assistance, employee development