A Program Specialist within a leading medical organization or facility which offers a high level of responsibility and the opportunity for continued career growth. highlights of qualifications Has an excellent combination of professional experience and education. Strong background in all aspects of day to day organizational operations, possesses strong administrative skills, and has extensive education within the healthcare administration field. Hard working, driven, and dedicated, while highly-experienced in many aspects of healthcare work, and is thoroughly familiar with healthcare practices, standards, and protocols. Can handle many tasks simultaneously, has strong attention to detail, and is proven in ensuring that all organizational and project goals are consistently met and exceeded. Well-versed working with all levels of medical personnel, including surgeons, nurses, and others in a highly-collaborative working environment. Knowledge of computers, working with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, the Internet, and other systems. Excellent organizational, communication, analytical, and people skills. Thrives in a busy, fast-paced working environment.
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Supply Technician January 2006 to CurrentWEST LOS ANGELES V.A.M. CENTER － Los Angeles, California
Responsible for ordering supplies, tracking supply deliveries, interface with vendors, maintaining supply records, processing and reconciling purchase orders, computer data entry, inventory control, ensuring proper product storage, maintaining supply records, and handling a wide variety of special projects.
Works closely with purchasing department and contracting office, as well as interfacing with vendors throughout the nation to ensure that all unit supply needs are consistently met.
Also works closely with operating room service personnel to identify new items required by veterans and their dependents.
Acts as Lead Supply Technician, oversees day to day supply operations, and supervises support personnel.
Ensures the accurate and expedient processing and distribution of supplies, and sees that all unit supply needs are consistently met and exceeded.
Heath Technician January 2002 to January 2006WEST LOS ANGELES V.A.M. CENTER － Los Angeles, California
Worked in urology clinic.
Responsible for performing catheterizations, providing catheter care and bladder irrigation, performing cystometrograms, assisting physicians with various procedures, patient education, ultrasound setup, preparing patient documentation, and patient relations.
Assisted physicians with cystoscopies, biopsies, dilatations, and minor urology procedures.
Also ordered supplies and equipment for various procedures.
Surgical Technician January 1996 to January 2002WEST LOS ANGELES V.A. MEDICAL CENTER － Los Angeles, California
Responsible for preparing operating room, instrument and equipment preparation, instrument sterilization, passing instruments to surgeons, flushing or suctioning instruments (post-procedure), restocking operating rooms, transporting patients to recovery rooms, and other related assignments.
Monitored decontamination and sterilization activities, ensuring that supplies were delivered to the right location.
Worked closely with surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, and other medical personnel.
Procedures included orthopedic, ophthalmology, neurology, plastic, ENT, general, gynecology, open heart, laparoscopic, and countless others.
Certified Nursing Assistant January 1994 to January 1996WEST LOS ANGELES V.A. MEDICAL CENTER － Los Angeles, California
Responsible for patient care, taking vital signs, conducting tube feedings, wound dressing, ensuring patient hygiene, assisting physicians with diagnostic examinations, and all aspects of patient relations.