- Enjoy traveling throughout Europe
- I love to cook; Mainly breads and sweets.
- Love to shop for Polish Pottery in the Poland cities such as Boleslawiec.
- Dedicate my time twice a year for the Poland Medical & Poland Mission Trips; these trips are meant to help the polish people surrounding the village of Lwowek Slaski. We bring food, medical supplies and clothing to the shelter.
I am a Certified Surgical Technologist with an emphasis background in OB/Gyn care. My duties are extensive in patient care, customer service and administrative tasks. I believe that my variety of work has enabled me to be an important part of any office or team. I am extremely confident in working under pressure and thrive on having deadlines. Organization is key to my success.
Receptionist & Preschool Gymnastics Instructor
Receptionist- Answer telephones and give information to callers, transfer calls to appropriate individuals or take messages, Greet visitors, handle their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate personnel, Collect funds for individual accounts-keeping immediate record of collections, Provide services to customers, such as account information, upcoming competition fees or uniform dues, Operate office equipment such as copier, fax machine, phone system, Use computers for word processing, spreadsheets,and other applications such as memoranda, Open, read, and distribute incoming electronic mail, Prepare answers to routine letters, Locate and attach appropriate files for specific correspondences, Conduct searches on the internet to find needed information such as driving directions, hotel accommodations, flight schedules, etc., Mail newsletters, promotional material, and other dance/gymnastic related information, Advocate scheduling and event calendars for students and staff-confirming appointments, Maintain paper and electronic filing systems for student/staff records, invoices, and correspondence material, Managed and/or contributed to specific committees for upcoming events.Preschool Gymnastics-Teach children (ages 18 months to 5 years old) the basic fundamentals of gymnastics for future competitive skills. Also responsible for scheduling weekly lesson plan for all classes. I am USA gymnastics KAT (Kinder Accredited Teaching) and MELPD (Movement education and lesson Plan Development) certified in this field.
Jul 2010 - Present
Choctaw Contracting Services
Greet new and existing Participants, Answer phones- Direct calls and respond to inquiries, Maintain confidential records and files, Research and assist with Breastfeeding and Nutrition presentations, edit daily, weekly and monthly reports to send to our Head Quarters, Prepare and send correspondences via email or letter, Schedule participants for future appointments as well as schedule office staff appointments and meetings.
Aug 2007 - Dec 2009
Certified Surgical Technologist
Assist the RN in setting up for the surgery, maintaining sterile technique, passing correct instruments, demonstrating accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts, collecting specimens and cultures as needed, cleaning of the operating room and instruments, assisting with transfer of patient to recovery bed, assuring that the operating room is ready for next surgery, stocking the operating room with supplies and checking humidity/temperature on a daily basis, checking dates and integrity of surgical packs/packages on a monthly basis.
Aug 2006 - Jul 2009
Inside the Classroom with the Children: Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher. Helps student master equipment/ instructional materials assigned by the teacher. Read to students, and participate in other forms of oral communication with students. Help the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interest, and abilities. Helping the Teacher (clerical duties): Distributes and collects papers and other materials for instruction. Guides all work set up and assigned by the teacher. Keep bulletin boards, calendars (monthly and daily) and other classroom learning displays up to date. Checks and records student attendance, Informs the teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student.Outside the Classroom: Load/pick up students from buses and Personal vehicles. Help with Breakfast, lunch and snacks. Assist with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, recess, Physical Education, and field trips. Help students in the library with their books and media needs. Individual needs of some students: Help students with their clothing. Assists with washing hands and toilet routines.
Dec 1999 - May 2001
Labor & Delivery Surgical Technologist
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Set up OR as well as assist in C-sections, Tubals, Cerclages, and other surgical procedures. When not in the OR, I was responsible to help with the delivery/recovery of mother and infant for the first two hours after vaginal delivery. other duties include: transporting patients, stock and supplying rooms and some secretarial duties such as ordering lab work on the computer, answering phones, scheduling room assignments, posting charges.
Jul 1997 - Dec 1999
Digestive Disease Tech
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Set up room and assist Physician in EsophagoGastroDuodenoscopy, Colonoscopys and ERCPs. Labeled specimens, cleaned rooms and stocked rooms for next day procedure. Secretarial-Answer phones, schedule patients for procedures, lab work and other need details that pertain to patient status/stay in the hospital.
Aug 2012 - Present
University of Alabama
Jul 2010 - Dec 2010
Completed 2 academic classes: German 1, Business Management
Aug 2005 - May 2007
Associates of Science
Continued working on my Associates of Science degree while working full time.
Aug 1995 - Aug 1996
Albany Technical College
completed the Degree program to become a Surgical Technologist. Was ranked 6th in my class and completed my national board certification.