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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Objective: To find employment in the forensic/mortuary field again. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Death Investigation requirements. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the forensic field.

  • Experience cataloging decedent information and handling sensitive materials
  • Able to withstand noxious odors, offensive sights and decomposed bodies
  • Good knowledge of English language, spelling, grammar both written and oral
  • Spanish-speaking; Medical Mission trips to South and Central America to translate for doctors
  • Experience moving and manipulating heavy objects and can stand for long periods of time
  • Have taken AZ VSIMS training
  • Taken and passed Funeral Director State Board Exams in Texas, Nebraska and Arizona
  • Concealed carry permit in Arizona
  • "Bisbee bones clean-up" volunteer, Bisbee AZ 2010
  • 40 hr. Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis-Forensic Pieces Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2020-Idaho Falls, ID.
  • 24 hr. Basic Crime Scene Investigations-Tri Tech Forensics Oct. 2020-New Britain, CT.
  • 40 hr. Outdoor Human Remains Recovery-Forensic Anthropology Center, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. June 2013
  • Evidence collection documentation
  • Detail-oriented
  • -Well versed in all areas of funeral arranging and directing, demonstrating multi-tasking and organizational skills.
    -Effective in high stress, face paced environment.
    -Can professionally and easily direct large numbers of people, disseminate information quickly and concisely, accurately anticipate group needs and questions.
    - Excellent team leader and supervisor.
    -“Arizona Funeral Director of the Year” 2006, awarded by state association board.
    -Proven track record of meeting and exceeding corporate quotas, outstanding J.D. Powers results.
    -Self-motivated problem solver.
    -Responsible, reliable, flexible, loyal and trustworthy

Nazareth College Of Rochester Rochester, NY Expected in Bachelor of Arts : International Studies; Spanish - GPA :
Dallas Institute Of Funeral Service Dallas, TX Expected in Associate of Science : Mortuary Science - GPA :
Work History
Self Employed - HHA/Household Manager
City, STATE, 05/2016 - 11/2020

Certified Personal Care Aide by NYS Dept. of Health

Managed maintenance schedules with contractors for property, home and vehicle. In charge of household finances, ensuring bills were paid, kept accurate files of expenditures, met with her attorney and tax preparer. Ran errands, did grocery shopping, cleaning, cooking, laundry and social activities for older lady who lived alone. Went with her to doctor appointments and kept health records. Care advanced with dementia diagnosis and after surgeries. Cared for her up to 92 hours a week. Managed schedule with other aides as care needs progressed.

85 year old lady who I was taking care of passed away in March 2019. April 2019-present-I am still working as a home health aide for 3 other ladies, and continue to manage the property.

Current responsibilities include bathing, dressing, ensuring meds are taken, making self-care appointments, transportation, cooking, cleaning, cognitive activities.

Maricopa County Office Of The Medical Examiner - Forensic Autopsy Tech
City, STATE, 07/2013 - 09/2013
  • Assisted Forensic Pathologists with autopsies.
  • Duties included, but were not limited to: prepping instruments and paperwork; prepping preservation solution and setting up the autopsy suite; getting the decedent from the cooler, confirming identification, taking x- rays if needed; washing, drying, measuring, and positioning decedent; inventory and receipt of clothing, valuables, and all personal effects; maintaining chain of custody of body and evidence; organ removal and dissection; collection and retention of body fluids; other evidence collection and preservation as needed (i.e.Rape kits), fingerprinting, entering information into database, and completing forms. Post autopsy responsibilities included cleaning and disinfecting autopsy suite (equipment, tables, instruments, floor).
Paradise Memorial Gardens - Cemeterian
City, STATE, 05/2010 - 06/2013
  • Arranged final disposition with families and coordinated scheduling with funeral homes and other vendors.
  • Responsible for maintaining burial records and addressing inquiries.
  • Supervised logistics for funerals.
  • Evaluated safety and structural integrity of open graves, ensuring safe access to the graveside and assisting with closing graves after the committal service.
  • Inspected markers and grounds for damage, compiled reports and oversaw corrective actions.
Service Corporation International - Funeral Director/Location Manager
City, STATE, 05/2005 - 11/2007
  • Funeral Director/Embalmer..Secured signed death certificates and burial transit permits; made arrangements with families; planned, scheduled and coordinated funerals, burials, cremations and ship-outs; maintained records; ordered merchandise; dressed, casketed and cosmetized decedents; made occasional removals.
  • Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Arizona 1998-2016.
  • Location Manager 1998-1999
  • Certified Crematory Operator

Other mortuary experience:

Jolliffe Funeral Home, Scottbluff, NE., 1 yr apprenticeship 1997

Restland, Dallas TX., 2 yrs before, during and after Mortuary Science school as Funeral Assistant. 1993-1996

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School Attended
  • Nazareth College Of Rochester
  • Dallas Institute Of Funeral Service
Job Titles Held:
  • HHA/Household Manager
  • Forensic Autopsy Tech
  • Cemeterian
  • Funeral Director/Location Manager
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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