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Human Resources Manager

Washington, DC
October 15, 2018

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Shawn C. McGee

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Washington, District of Columbia 20001



Recently relocating to Washington D.C., I am a corporate leader with a diverse project management as well as corporate Human Resources background. Specialties: Healthcare, Employee Engagement, Recognition, Corporate Event Production, Project Management, and Operations. I am currently seeking a role that can utilize my Human Resources/Employee Engagement, Integration, Operations, Corporate Event Management and Program Management skills.


B.A. in Theater

Minor in Political Science

Loyola University Chicago - Chicago, IL

1991 to 1995


Employee Programs Manager

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - Chicago, IL Oct 2010 to Apr 2018

Worked directly with the office of the CEO, COO and Presidents of the hospitals and physician groups to ensure key messaging to employees for events and programs was consistent with NM strategic vision and core values.

Responsible for the development, relationship building, planning and execution of workforce programs, services and events on an annual basis through the corporate Human Resources division for employees, physicians and volunteers.

Effectively communicated and engaged with all levels of leadership, employee, physician, and volunteer groups in all areas of the organization.

Independently planned, arranged and executed various events that support the Develop Culture, People and Resources strategies within Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.

Drafted executive remarks for all employee events for senior staff review.

Assessed organizational need for new recognition and engagement activities for employees and physicians.

Collaborated and consulted with various divisions to assist with their internal departmental engagement needs.

Served as spokesperson and/or host during employee events.

Served as an employee advocate.

Advanced NM cultural integration plan by launching employee programs in newly acquired markets.

Created and managed all written and pictorial content for five employee portal (NMI) pages.

Managed all fiscal, and budgetary responsibilities for three Human Resources cost centers.

Presented bi-weekly at New Employee Orientation on the topics of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare's strategic goal of developing people, culture and resources.

Responsible for the development and execution of a system wide employee and physician apparel program that advanced the Northwestern Medicine patient experience built the NM brand and fostered employee engagement.

Managing Director

Advanced Resources - Oct 2005 to Feb 2010

Interviewed, hired and trained all internal sales and production staff within various business units.

Managed all fiscal, P&L and budgetary responsibilities for three business units with revenue of over 5 million dollars.

Managed operations for 3 business units responsible for contract, contract to hire and workforce initiatives with Chicagoland clients.

Managed internal sales and recruiting staff.

Created, monitored and presented monthly metric reports to Senior Leadership.

Maintained and managed anchor client relationships as an Executive Account Manager.

Developed recruitment and sales plans for major accounts.

Prepared strategic marketing presentations for anchor client groups.

Staffing Coordinator

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL Nov 1999 to Oct 2005

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, HR Consultant-Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Nov 1999 to Oct 2005

Provided employee relations support to Managers and Directors at the satellite physician offices.

Reviewed and approved disciplinary, suspension and termination actions of physician group employees.

Acted as liaison between staff and management in regards to dispute and grievance resolution.

Supervised, recruited, trained and monitored ongoing training and development of staff in the Talent Acquisition Department of Human Resources.

Maintained compliance with federal and state regulations concerning healthcare employment for a 750 bed acute care center.

Created, monitored and presented monthly metrics/auditing reports for Criminal Background Investigations and Licensure of new employees.

Monitored and evaluated recruitment and staffing processes and developed process changes.

Prepared annual budgets, reported all departmental expenses and monitored monthly accounting reports for the establishment of budget process and control.

Developed office policies and procedures and supervised their implementation to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

Acted as liaison between NMH and local business executives as well as government officials on Chicago area workplace and diversity initiatives.

Coordinated and managed all collegiate and community organization relationships for staffing in order to cultivate future talent.

Worked with senior members of the staffing department, marketing and outside advertising agencies to develop annual recruitment campaigns that follow the organization's compliance guidelines as well as demonstrates it's mission and commitment to excellence in the community.

Developed recruitment strategies, interviewed and hired executive and senior management level candidates for open positions within the hospital.

Created and implemented all student rotations and clinical internships within the hospital providing an overview of the applicable practices and all applicable programs.

Legal Clerk

M. Richard Epps, P.C - Virginia Beach, VA May 1996 to Oct 1999

Account Representative

Grabowski & Clutts - Evanston, IL Mar 1995 to May 1996


Strong leadership, interpersonal and motivational skills.

Articulate in speech and writing with strong presentational skills.

Innovative problem solver with strong attention to detail.

Quality/ Process Improvement experience (Six Sigma & DMAIC Methodologies)

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Project.

Peoplesoft, Brassring, Taleo applicant management and various other databases.

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