Promotional Materials, etc.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Present

Acupuncturist

Marion Maguire Acupuncture

Most small businesses fail in their first year; despite tough market conditions, in less than a year I have developed a profitable business.

  • Developed exceptional experience in independent and self-motivated work practices
  • Produced a successful and wide ranging marketing campaign.
    • Developed a healthy online presence, particularly focused on social media and networking (largely Twitter and Facebook).
    • Proven effectiveness of online campaigns from increased site traffic (Google Analytics) and SEO to ensure visibility on search engines.
    • Designed and delivered a wide range of printed resources, including; posters, banners, leaflets and business cards.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer acquisition and service skills.
  • Further developed administrative skills in compiling receipts and general record keeping for tax self-assessment.
Aug 2010 - Sep 2010

Office Administrator

Salford Royal Hospital

Recruited to fill a vacancy in the Occupational Health Department to maintain the smooth running of the office.

  • Maintained the department’s filing system.
  • Experienced in using the Cohort database to book and amend appointments.
  • Further developed my interpersonal and customer service skills.
Reason for Leaving: Relocation to Birmingham.
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

Data Manager

Health Protection Agency

Recruited to the Flu Response Centre to help maintain their data acquisition and storage in response to the increased demand for their service during the Swine Flu crisis.

  • Perfected data entry, validation and verification skills.
  • Broadened my experienced of different database structures and application of accurate medical terminology.
Reason for Leaving: End of contract
Jul 2008 - Sep 2008

Inpatient Ward Clerk

St James Hospital

Patient-facing role in a surgical pre-assessment ward.

  • Worked with a large team of medical and administrative staff to ensure a smooth running clinic, including ensuring patient notes were dispatched and ordered appropriately.
  • Responsible for the admission and discharge of patients 
  • Further demonstrated my advanced communication and customer service skills, interacting with patients face-to-face, over the phone and composing assessment invitations in MS Word.
Reason for Leaving: Relocation to University of Salford.
Feb 2008 - Jul 2008

Outpatient Clerk

Leeds General Infirmary

Patient-facing role on a busy hospital reception.

  • Worked with a large team of medical and administrative staff to ensure a smooth running clinic.
  • Developed exceptional organisational skills.
  • Further demonstrated my advanced communication and customer service skills, interacting with patients; face-to-face, over the phone, and via mail merged MS Word documents.
Reason for Leaving: End of contract
Aug 2007 - Feb 2008

Secretarial Support

St James Hospital

Worked with a team of secretaries and consultants to ensure the smooth running of the hospital’s gynecology department, 

  • Responsible for collecting and dispatching lab results, in addition to maintaining and tracking patient records.
  • Developed exceptional team working skills and an ability to maintain an accurate filing system in a busy hospital ward.
Reason for Leaving: End of contract

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Jul 2011

BSc

University of Salford

  • Developed an in-depth understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, and the complementary application of both to long term and acute illness.
  • Became well versed in medical procedures, jargon, and vocabulary.
  • Well practiced in treating my own patients and developing appropriate treatment plans, further improving my interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Extensive experience in research methods and analysis; as well as training in business planning.