Summary of Qualifications
Highly skilled professional with experience as an Exec. Administrative Assistant, H.R., Legal, Medical
A high-energy, enthusiastic and dependable individual who excels in challenging and competitive environments
Excellent attendance record and work history
Contractor positions 2015-2017
Worked for companies such as: Harley-Davidson, Infinity Healthcare, Farmers Ins., Medical College of WI / Froedtert Hospital, Gibson & Kolb Law; Swanson, Martin & Bell Law, QPWB Law.
Performed Adm. Exec. Asst., Paralegal, Legal Asst, duties such as: clerical, scheduling, phones, calendar management, travel, prepare documents for reports, power point presentations, excel spreadsheets, board meetings, legal forms, purchase orders, billing, compliance committee member, company policies, regulations, employee on-boarding and benefits, HR duties, record keeping, payroll, contracts, subrogation claims, Paralegal duties also: research, litigation cases, court documents, discovery
Organized meeting materials, expenses, posts to company portal site, letters/correspondences, worked with Safety Committee, Subrogation/Litigation, Human Resources
Managed calendars for several Directors, Managers, staff, legal counsel-Attorneys, Doctors, Clinical schedules, Student schedules, registering, orientation, progress reports, grades
Assistant to H.R. in organizing new hires, paperwork, orientations/on-boarding processes, training, reviews, company website, job openings, data entry of timesheets/payroll, coordinated with outside agencies for temp employees, monitored work load and assisted when needed to other admins. Attended HR seminars and management training courses. Assisted grievances,, contracts, other duties as needed
Organized and reviewed medical summaries, deposition summaries, transcripts, attended court hearings
Worked with case managers on claims issues, litigation plans of care. Employment issues resolutions
Involved in gathering, analyzing, and communicating information from multiple sources throughout company and tracking the status of documents and issues and inputting into reports/data
Worked along with the claims department on legal issues/medical-subrogation
Managed calendars and meetings for directors and managers
Coordinated events and scheduling with other departments
Worked with case managers, healthcare, insurance claims regarding medical plans of care for customer/clients.
Varc Inc., Viroqua, WI
Adm.-H.R. Legal 2005 – 2012
Assisted Human Resources, CEO, VP, Payroll, Board of Directors, Rehab Dept., Production, Transportation, and Sales & Marketing team, Legal counsel, with administrative duties
Organized and maintained multiple schedules, calendars, office equipment, company policies and regulations, company benefits, company website for 4 facilities/branches, travel and meetings coordination
Worked as office administrator coordinator for all branches/facilities
Maintained employee records, safety compliance, licenses, training of office staff, monitored work load for all branches Admins. Coordinated schedules of employee/office staff vacations, etc. Attended seminars for human resources-management-supervisor training courses to supervise other admins-office, clerical staff
Conducted legal research as directed by attorneys, assisted other departments using traditional methods and computer-based techniques, created documents, spreadsheets, reports, graphs, financial reports, PowerPoint presentations, billing, invoices, purchase orders, mail merges, payroll, database, case management. Worked with sales team on ontracts
Processed and reviewed employment issues, applications, resumes, interview scheduling, reference checking, and new hire on-boarding, performance reviews. Coach new hires throughout onboarding and training probationary periods.
Worked in Manufacturing environment; warehouse, transportation dept., quality control, assisted production supervisor with inventory management, assembly, logs of short or damaged inventory, re-orders, database management, transportation logs, customer service, coordinated work schedules per work orders with Production Manager and vendors, assisted other co-workers on improving skills, production, dispatch, data entry of drivers logs/books, member of Safety Committee
Law Offices of M. Taden/Casualty Ins., Chicago, IL
Paralegal, 1990 –2004
Compiled information and prepared critical legal documents
Drafted legal arguments, agreements, affidavits, motions, settlements, subpoenas, interrogatories, depositions, and pleadings
Analyzed and researched legal issues and conducted review and analysis of case materials to ensure accuracy, completion and readiness for trials
Conducted all phases of discovery including, but not limited to, preparation of interrogatories and subpoena requests for production of documents
Attended and assisted in depositions, interviewing witnesses, attended independent medical evaluations with clients, and assisted in investigations
Attended court calls for dates/calendaring of cases, and filed such documents in various court systems
Assisted with contract reviews, renewals, editing
Back up to office administrator regarding hiring, staff training, etc..
Paralegal/Lawyer's Assistant Program, 1994
Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Secretarial Studies Program, 1985
Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL
Medical Certificates, 1996
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
Phlebotomy Tech, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Patient Care Tech (PCT), Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A)
Paralegal Management Certificate Program
Attended Employment, Human Resources seminars, various topics.
Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Westlaw, Lexis, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, ADP, Summation, ProLaw, Concur travel, and others
Typing WPM: 75
Experience in medical facility departments, hospitals.
Work hands-on in various departments as P.C.T., C.N.A., Phlebotomy/Lab and ER Tech.