Katrina Poston

  • Temple Hills US-MD
Katrina Poston

Summary

Goal-oriented, hands-on, and professional leader with experience in management, education, allied health, teaching, and customer service with a special ability to organize projects, evaluate and solve problems and the ability to move projects from strategy to implementation.

Strengths include excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical thinking, diplomacy, dutiful respect for compliance in a regulated environment, and effective change management. Supervisory skills include hiring, termination, training, and other administrative duties, a strong work ethic as well as a clear vision to accomplish organizational goals.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Jan 2010

Asst. Campus Director

ACT College
  • Ensure compliance with regulations of several accrediting and certification bodies, to include Accrediting Bureau of Allied Health Schools (ABHES) and the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV)
  • Manage and monitor the effectiveness of policies and procedures on the campus
  • Recruit and train talented faculty and staff
  • Maintain positive student retention and ensure positive education experiences for students
  • Collaborate with Program Directors to assess faculty and students’ progress and training needs
  • Successfully monitor students’ Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) to include grades, attendance, and matriculation
  • Supervision of all faculty members in four academic departments
  • Effectively coordinate all facets of students’ academic tenure to include scheduling, monitoring academic progress, and adherence to policies and procedures.
Apr 2009 - Jan 2010

Executive Management Member

ACT College

oMonitor and influence staff morale

oReport issues raised by staff and faculty and aid in determining the best solution

oSet policies and objectives through assessment of needs, risks, and opportunities

oEnsure the best use of resources

oDetermine strategy and delivery mechanisms

oAssist in curriculum development and revisions from concept to implementation

oCoordinated efforts to standardize administrative functions across campuses

Apr 2003 - Jan 2006

Lead Instructor/Evening Coordinator

ACT College
  • Direct supervision of all Medical Assistant faculty members at the main campus
  • Scheduling courses and monitoring SAP for all evening students
  • Working collaboratively with Program Director to implement curricula related policies and procedures
  • Designed and taught lessons in a clear, logical, and structured manner
  • Advised students on an on-going basis regarding progress with grades and attendance
  • Worked cooperatively with other staff members to implement school policies, regulations, and procedures
Oct 2002 - Apr 2003

Instructor

ACT College
  • Designed and taught lessons in a clear, logical, and structured manner
  • Advised students on an on-going basis regarding progress with grades and attendance
  • Worked cooperatively with other staff members to implement school policies, regulations, and procedures
Nov 2000 - Oct 2002

Medical Assistant

Medstar Research Institute
  • Gathered pertinent health history data from study participants
  • Obtained vital signs and other study-related anthropometric measurements
  • Performed various laboratory duties i.e. specimen collection and processing
Nov 1998 - Nov 2000

Medical Assistant-Family Care/Sick Call

Dewitt Army Hospital
  • Assisted physicians with various medical examinations and minor surgical procedures
  • Laboratory specimen collection and preparation
  • Obtained vital information from patients to include anthropometric measurements

Education

Education
Oct 2008

Masters in Business Administration

University of Phoenix
Oct 2007

Bachelor of Science

University of Phoenix

Skills

Skills

PC Use

Microsoft Office Suite