Providing learning and growth opportunities with exceptional organizational, data management problem-solving, leadership and excellent communication skills. Understanding the critical natural of effective internal and external management of operational resources, prepared to analyze documents, and maximize employee relations. Outstanding team building player with a proven Understands the importance of the HR department to any organization, and therefore aims to make any office he works in as effective and efficient as possible. experience of working in commercially focused organizations, and fully understands the pressures of achieving targets and accurately assessing job applicants according to their ability.
02/2016 to Current
Research Health Science SpecialistHSR&D & QUERI
Assisted in recruiting and evaluating Veterans to participate in the Partnership Evaluation Project and HCV/HIV research project.
Responsible for the scheduling and Administrative duties for the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Behavior Health (QUERI BH).
Helping provide Semiannual budgeting report for the evaluation team for the REACH-Vet Project.
Coordinate the traveling account for the BHIP project.
Used Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word Microsoft Office.
Analyze data from Projects and provide reports for Principal Investigators.
Data entry and reporting on classified software and online data portal.
Participate in the Stakeholder Council for QUERI.
Assist Principle Investigator in implementing day to day research activities.
Abstract data from the medical record for research studies.
Prepare and submit IRB applications and renewals.
Apply for restricted data file and renew existing applications.
Perform library and internet searches on medical, scientific, statistical and other topics.
Assist with manuscript preparation and submission, as well as power point presentations.
Plan, schedule, and organize weekly research meetings.
Assist with recruitment of research staff by posting job descriptions, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, conducting interviews, and meeting with PIs to determine the final candidate.
Assist with accounting duties, including grant account reconciliation, budget projection preparation, and purchase order preparation and placement.
Assist with all aspects of pre- and post-award grant management, including document preparation and submission.
Perform as communications liaison between research team and VA/NCIRE administration.
Perform other duties as assigned.
05/2015 to 02/2016
Social Services Assistant/Research AssistantDepartment of Veterans Affairs – Little Rock, AR
Supported School Certifying Officers to help provide provision for the student veterans and coordinated Veterans Fairs and other Veterans events at the targeted Universities and Colleges.
Provided outreach for student veterans and other veterans in the local community and collaborated with VA resources, college resources, community resources for jobs and others services to help assist student veterans to be successful in school.
Conducted presentations for school administrators, faculties, community outreach organizations, and student veterans and created a training course for Peer Advisors program and Student Veterans Project.
Served as an advisor to help establish Veteran Services Offices and Student Veteran Organizations at the designated universities and advised an educational outreach program to discuss certain topics for faculty and student veterans.
Recruited and trained student veterans to become Peer Advisors and evaluated their progress with helping other veterans on campuses.
05/2009 to 05/2015
Case Manager/ Residential TrainerConway, AR
Educated clients with life skills and manage their finances and legal issues.
Implemented good communication with director, therapists, staff, and family of clients.
Preparing assessments, case histories, and other related information on behalf of the clients.
Identifying high-risk clients for possible case management and social service intervention.
Providing comprehensive case management to patients and their families.
Assessing a client's vocational, medical, social, psychological and educational needs.
Maintained clinical records, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, closing
summaries, monitored cases and ensured files are up -to-date according to contract.
05/2006 to 01/2009
Life Skills TrainerConway Human Development Center – Conway, AR
Provided clients with life skills, everyday living task, and used teamwork to assist client's needs.
Provided administration with necessary paperwork.
Documented and filed records of observation and interactions with clients and families.
Conducted crisis intervention, group therapy, and ensured medication compliance.
Participated in treatment team meetings with doctor and case supervisor.
09/1997 to 12/2006
Automatic Logistics SpecialistArkansas Army National Guard – Stuttgart, AR
Provided logistic analysis to support operational decisions of the management team, such as cost savings and efficiencies for domestic freight shipments and moving materials.
Collected logistic data, defined core problems, recommended resolutions, and presented key information and through review of report data.
Coordinated with organization co-workers and management to ensure the proper operation of logistic automated system.
Provided warehouse inventory distribution in accordance to standardized process.
Established and maintained work priorities to meet daily demands.
Ensured supply chain complies with appropriate federal export and import regulations.
Used Army's ULLS, SARS, and other military computer programs.
Bachelors of Science: Psychology University of Central Arkansas - Psychology
Master of Science: Management Human Resources Kaplan University - Management Human Resources