Astara Mayeda

Work History

Work History
Mar 1992 - Present

Senior Writer

UC Irvine Medical Center

Supervise the Surgery Education Office and Office Manager of Vascular Surgery Division.  Closely worked with 40 resident doctors and 100 medical students.  Coordinator of all departmental CME activities.  Create and maintain course handbooks. 

Feb 1984 - Feb 1992

Residency Coordinator

Harbor/UCLA Medical Center

As the Residency Coordinator in the Department of Surgery I supervised 40 resident doctors and 130 medical students annually.  I managed the budget for the Residency Program.  Participated in all aspect of the reaccreditation process.  Created and maintained handbooks and marketing brochures.  Coordinated and processed NIH grant applications and pharmaceutical clinical trials.

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Aug 2010

MBA

WGU

Interest

I have been the Treasurer for the Learn and Earn Investment Club over the past seven years.  My goal is to gain knowledge in the finances of my department and climb up the ladder to an upper management position.

Skills

Skills

Proficient at learning new software programs

I am not intimidated by new software applications at all.  I can readily learn new software program with or without a manual.

Leadership

Work well as team leader or team member.  Interacts well with everyone.  Excellent communication skills.  Great motivator.  Loves challenges.

Multitasking

Can work on numerous projects and meet all deadlines.  Able to prioritize work efficient.

Marketing

Experienced in all aspects of creation and distribution of information via brochures, website, handbooks. 

Coordinating of CME Activities

Involved in all aspects of CME activities from the initial application to the distribution of CME certificates. 

Professional billing for physicians

It is important to make sure the revenue keeps flowing in by submitting all physician billing in a timely manner and ensuring it is coded correctly.

Supervision

I have extensive supervisory experience.  I have a passion for people and enjoy motivating everyone to do their best for the organization.