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Edward Hines, Jr. VA HospitalJanuary 2011 to CurrentSecretary AO Hines, IL
40 hours per week) Supervisor: Cheryl Czerlanis, MD Section Chief Hematology/Oncology 708-202-2782 Receiving calls, greeting visitors and scheduling patient appointments as necessary Utilized computer applications such as Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, GUI, and VISTA to plan, program, research information, schedule appointments and post schedules to the WEB for the Hematology Oncology Section.
Scheduled appointments/meetings for Section Chief and staff.
Prepared individual report submissions and assigned reports for Protected Peer Reviews, Tort Reviews, Medical Opinions and IMRT Reports at direction of Section Chief.
Submitted report for Section Chief Verification of Residents.
Prepared and posted monthly work schedule for staff members.
Time keeper for intermittent employees.
Assisted Clinical Case Manager with the assembly/scanning/encryption of Bone Marrow Transplant submissions for the VA National Transplant Program.
Ordered supplies, made recommendations for new.
Illinois Physician NetworkJanuary 2009 to January 2010Case Manager Chicago, IL
40 hours per week) Utilized knowledge of Worker Compensation and Personal/Commercial Vehicle Insurance to manage work related and personal injury case load for diverse socioeconomic groups.
Assisted in the development, implementation and maintenance of company's policies/procedure.
Established a rapport with patient/family explaining the clinical case manager's role in the health care process and reassurance of maintaining patient's confidentiality.
Coordinated the integration of social services/case management functions into patient care, discharge and home planning processes with hospital departments, external service organizations/agencies and other healthcare facilities.
Ensured patient tests were appropriate, necessary; completed expeditiously, and documented.
Established/ maintained relationship with attorneys, doctors, health care professionals and referral sources throughout the continuum of care to Maximum Medical Improvement/or discharge of patient.
DBA Living Water Health and WellnessJanuary 2012 to Current
Inquired/reviewed patient health history including subjective information recorded with SOAP notes.
Utilizing Eight Parameters, Five Phases , Six Stages, Four Levels, tongue and pulse diagnosis comparison with Zang Fu Pathologies to access patient for treatment methology and assignment of ICD9 code.
Treated and cared for multi-ethnic, multi-cultural patients from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds by applying the full range of Traditional Chinese Modalities in the diagnosis/treatment of acute/chronic disorders /diseases including but not limited to stress, Pain Management, ypertenHypertension, fertility issues, erectile dysfunction and various other complaints.
Some treatments included the use of YNSA, NADA Protocol, Chinese Medical Massage (Tuina), Guasha, Cupping, Soji Chi, Acupuncture, (Electrical-stimulation, Auricular/Scalp), Moxabuxtion, Eastern and Western nutritional guidance including consultations for Chinese herbals, nutriceuticals, linements, balms etc.
Marquardt DistrictJanuary 2004 to January 2006Substitute Teacher IL
20-25 hours per week).
Substitute teacher for regular classes, music, physical education and special education classes K-12.
Traveled to various schools within the district as needed to substitute for teachers who were on vacation, sick leave, maternity leave or in-service meetings.
Court of Pulaski CoJanuary 1994 to January 2001Chief Probation Officer/Assistant Bailiff Little Rock, AR
40 hours per week).
Coordinated court pre-trial services including daily reporting, urinalysis, and investigations.
Coordinated Interstate Compact, Drug Rehabilitation, GED/DWI referrals, Anger Management and Domestic Violence classes.
Responsible for supervision of over 2500 adult felons on probation, resulting in 25% recidivism rate decrease due to intense supervision methods.
Developed ethical standard training and Standard Operation Procedures for probation officers to alleviate excessive case management issues.
Served in Public Relations capacity by speaking at various community venues, Faith Based Initiatives, as well as public and private school systems.
United States ArmyJanuary 1986 to January 1991Fort Knox, KY
Food Inspection Non-Commissioned Officer (40 hours per week+) Supervised military food inspections of Commissary and Troop Issue Facilities.
Performed sanitary inspections for commercial establishments on military property and procurement inspections of commercial /military subsistence for contractual agreement and quality assurance by maintaining municipal, state and federal regulations.
Surveillance inspections of MRE's; T-rations, and subsistence in cold/dry storage facilities.
Provided specialized training for food inspection personnel of 50+ National Guard and Reservist during Desert Storm All Army Soldier Sho TDY-Travelled as a performer, member of cast and crew touring the North/ Southeast United States and Europe.
Young Entrepreneurs of the UniverseChicago, IL
varied 8-20 Hours weekly volunteer- Non for Profit Veteran Entrepreneur Group.
Assisted with developing/organizing a group of Veteran volunteers for entrepreneurial conferences and workshops at Jesse Brown VA.
Midwest College of Oriental MedicineChicago, IL
5-10 Hours per week.
Veterans ClinicJanuary 2008 to January 2009
Asian-Pacific Islander Health Fair (2009, 2010) 10 Hours per year Wright Junior College Health Fair (2008, 2009, 2010) 5 Hours per year Second Genesis- Little Rock, Arkansas varied 10 Hours-20 Hours weekly Board Member- Working to raise funds, recruiting board members, advisory board members and volunteers to assist paroled women reintegrating into society after incarceration.
Investigated individuals prior to assignment by completing/criminal background checks, contacting references and training staff for specific tasks once approved within the organization.
Word of Out Reach Christian Center- Little Rock, Arkansas varied 5-15 Hours per week Youth Minister- Trained youth in the church for Praise and Worship, Ministry of Help, Aggressive Hospitality.
Created/established a Summer Day Camp that funded Youth Ministry activities.
University of Little Rock at Arkansas L2003Criminal Justice
Midwest College of Oriental MedicineMay 2003Masters of Oriental Medicine: Health Science EducationChicago, IL
Bachelor's Degree: Nutrition
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine2009Nutrition BS: Oriental Medicine
University of Arkansas at Little Rock2003Health Science
University of Arkansas at Little Rock2003Criminal Justice
Hot Springs School of Massage (AR)2001Diploma
Volunteer- Hines Choir member and Choir Director 2012-2013 Selecting and rearrangement of music for performances Participating in Black History Month activities, Hines Health Fair, and Cancer Survivors Day (2013) Edward Hines Jr., VA Hospital- Hines, IL 1-5 Hours weekly Cancer Survivors Day 2012- statistician and committee member Volunteer- Planning committee member for Cancer Survivors Day. Recording of minutes; ordering items with unit Credit card/Purchase Card for the event, statistician, Veteran RSVP coordinator also performed at the event. Cancer Survivor's Day 2013 -Planning Committee member; recording minutes, entertainment planner/coordinator, statistician, Veteran RSVP coordinator also performed at the event.
American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) 2009-