Eight years of Hospital Procurement with an emphasis on the Lab Category in a fast paced Supply Chain Environment. Experience in price negotiations & product knowledge to support the requests of supply and demand. Ability to handle complicated logistical, contract, and Supplier issues. Flexible with change and ideas and Strong in the ability to collaborate to find solutions while maintaining the core values of the Company. Previous business owner and designer strong in leadership skills, communicating, and promoting creativity and positive outlook.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropolgy1998University of Utah － Salt Lake City, Utah, USAMinor in Environmental Science
Island Resource Managment1995School of Field Studies － Korror, Palau, Micronesia
High School Diploma1993Cottonwood High School － Salt Lake City, UT , USA
Proficient in the Use of AS400
Experienced in Purchasing Hazmat, Refrigerated. special handling time sensitive materials.
Relationship and team building
Comfortable with Standardization process and information Managment.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity
Proven patience and self-discipline
Experience in Negotiations and Public Relations.
Hospital Buyer IIOct 2008 Intermountain Healthcare － SLC, UtahPuchased for over 22 Hospitals and 230 Clinics. Managed supply and demand requests that covered Engineering to NICU. Enforced Purchasing processes, Worked with Customers in Facilities to provide their needs. Emphasis in Lab Category, special handling, hazmat items, building standing orders and blankets and educating requesters through the process.
Floral and Event DesignerSep 1999 An Artistic Touch － SLC, UTSelf Employed Business Owner. Designed Floral Arts for Events, Weddings, Restaurants, and Offices. Worked with Multiple Event and Reception Centers to meet and exceed customers expectations. Did some Float Design with Design Werks. Crafted Florals for Utah Aids Foundation Grammy Night & Cabellas Grand Opening at Sundance.
Wilderness InstructorFeb 1753 RedCliff Ascent Wilderness Therapy School － Enterprise, UTIdentified and properly documented patient goals, evaluated progress and planned reevaluation. Regularly evaluated effects of treatment and adjusted to achieve maximum benefit. Advocated for and strove to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.