Organized teaching professional with more than 20 years of instructing expertise. Great enthusiasm for teaching complex science concepts to students.
Managing classroom for diverse populations
Positive learning environment
Diverse classroom settings
Experience with special-needs students
to Current Center for Community Alternatives – Syracuse,
Managed a caseload of 30-35 youth/adult matches Recruited volunteers from the community to work with the youth that are referred Planed and implemented at least one activity per month for pairs Make weekly contact with matched volunteers Participated in volunteer training sessions Assisted in other programmatic functions as required, such as special events, to support the program Maintained ongoing communication about our services to agencies who refer youth to our program Represented the agency on community youth committees Communicated with school personnel, families, referral agencies and other organizations on behalf of agency Take a lead role in exploring community collaborations and developing supplemental support services for youth Effectively maintained interest and provided interactive atmosphere enabling students to significantly hone learning skills Instituted positive classroom management strategies and disciplinary programs that effectively handled challenging behaviors Facilitated cognitive self change curriculum for inmates.
Developed and delivered engaging lectures to undergraduate and graduate students.
Epic Credentialed Trainer10/2013
to 04/2014 SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse,
Prepare training materials (E-learning modules, Printing Manuals, Quick Start Guides, Proficiency, Surveys, etc.) to ensure that end-users have a good understanding of how to perform their job function using the tools within the Epic electronic application Ensure that all end-users complete in class exercises, proficiency exams and course surveys.
Support end-users in ongoing training in relations to optimization or application upgrades; post live and ongoing training for new end-users as they enter the universal system Responsible for the training of an assigned EMR application in a classroom setting and assist in go-live events (assigned the Clindoc-Nursing Epic Application software Functioned in the role of a clinical implementation trainer/IT support for a large hospital initiating an EMR, using the Epic software Taking a proactive approach, answered functionality and workflow questions from nurses, physicians, and other health care staff, on the integration of the software to facilitate their daily workflow needs Conducted rounds on the clinical floors during the post implementation phases of Epic; analyzing the staff's abilities to use the software, and resolving existing problems and application issues Analyzed and identified end-user training needs and clinical workflow issues, providing feedback to the Epic Project Team Detailed Epic review of all applications in 2013 when hired as a clinical trainer for an Clin-Doc implementation Worked directly and on-call with physicians.
Assisted them with the development of their personal order sets, (admission, discharge, pre and post op orders, specialty orders.) and the use of the electronic medical records Supported testing the Integration between Epic and Cardiology Department Provided user support for Epic ASAP module along with managing patients on ED Trackboard, reviewing and acknowledging orders, medication administration and nursing documentation.
Implemented and supported EpicCare CLINDOC for Intensive Care Unit including assisting nurses with critical care workflow processes such as blood administration, documenting on Docflow sheet and order acknowledgement.
Assisted physicians with Order Management, Note Writer, Labs, Smart Sets, and Smart Public Safety Sergeant (University Police.
to 10/2013 SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse,
Arranges work schedule to cover shifts twenty-four hours per day for assigned staff.
Reviews essential information at beginning of new shift; conducts briefing sessions; answers questions and participates in discussion of information Analyzes reports prepared and submitted by subordinates for accuracy, completeness, essential elements, fundamental soundness and substantiation of action taken Analyzes difficult situations or problems presented by subordinate staff and recommends action to be taken or appropriate method or procedure to use Compiles information for and writes periodic statistical reports on work unit activities and submits to the Deputy Chief of police Analyzes activity reports to determine levels of performance or need for corrective action Attends supervisory staff meetings; gives and receives information; participates in problem solving; recommends policy changes and program development to superiors Investigated complaints against staff to satisfaction of all parties; recommends action to be taken.
Summer Conference Coordinator04/2011
to 09/2011 State University of New York – Oswego,
Select, hire and train Summer Conference Assistants in collaboration with the CDS for summer operations Schedule desk coverage, supervise check-in and checkout of conferences and other needs for each conference group Assure quality control of the facility prior to, during and following residential conferences Work cooperatively with SUNY offices responsible for residential conferences Serve as the emergency contact person for conference staff and participants when conferences are in session Assist the CDS for summer operations to update all camps and conference materials, including brochures, pamphlets, documents, handouts, billing procedures, billing rates, manuals, etc.
Coordinate the logistical needs of conferences with university facilities and maintenance teams Residence Hall Director, Riggs Hall.
to 04/2011 State University of New York – Oswego,
Responsible for a co-educational residence hall composed of 230 residents Supervised, hired, trained, provided leadership for, and evaluate 11 desk workers on daily procedures including 7 Resident Assistants, emergency protocol, and security through coordinating monthly desk staff meetings, individual meetings, and in-services.
Implemented two annual large-scale programs unique to residential area Recruited, developed, and advised a Hall Council that coordinates educational, social, cultural and recreations activities Adjudicated cases and assigned sanctions in regards to policy violations of university and departmental policies Enforced and uphold university policies and regulations Organized and planed educational workshops based on departmental learning outcomes Ensured a healthy and safe living and learning community Developed programming expectations and track para-professional achievement Monitored procedures of check -in, check- out, room changes, roster verification, key control and damage reports Managed a combined programming budget of $5,000.00 Served as 24-hour on-call manager for area Housing Director, Fraternity House (Phi Gamma Delta).
to 05/2010 Florida International University – Miami,
Developed and implemented rules and regulations to give a safe learning environment Provided a productive atmosphere to foster among the students personality developments Monitored a comfortable, clean, and safe environment for the residents Responsible for advising and supplying mediation for academic, personal and social issues Worked with cooperatively with custodians, custodial supervisors, student maintenance workers, and other Housing and Physical Plant maintenance workers to assure the physical environment was maintained at an optimum level.
Assistant Residence Life Coordinator07/2008
to 05/2009 Florida International University – Miami,
Hired, co-supervised, trained, and evaluated 14 Resident Assistants, 17 desk and mail assistants Oversaw staff programming initiatives Advised a Hall Council that coordinates educational, social, cultural and recreations activities Managed a combined programming budget of $4,100 Collaborated programmatic needs with the live-in Academic Tutors Provided on-call duty coverage, on a rotating basis, for over 1900 students Assisted with departmental staff selection, staff training, and other committee.
Master of Science: Higher Education Administration4 2010Florida International University-
Higher Education Administration
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice5 2008Alabama State University-
Student government representative
Coursework in Law Enforcement
Coursework in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Coursework in Forensic Psychology
Social Justice coursework
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated
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