Helene F Belton, MPH
Humble, TX *****
Competent health care professional with 15+ years experience in various areas of health-care. Disciplined self-starter with a proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently, identify problems and outliers in processes, and develop a plan of action for resolution.
Core Professional Competencies
Extensive knowledge of medical terminology
Creative, energetic presenter
Versed in CLIA, FDA, cGMP, IRB, and OSHA regulations/guidelines
Instructional design and classroom facilitation
Clinical trials management experience
Biologic Specimen Handling and Testing
Prepared biologic specimens for clinical analysis and quality testing.
Prepared reagents and instruments for testing.
Performed a variety of laboratory tests using various testing platforms and evaluated results for acceptability.
Participated in quality control and quality assurance audit activities within the department.
Communicated information on test results and blood product suitability to internal and external customers.
Assisted physicians with conducting clinical exams and collecting biological specimens such as bone marrow aspirations.
Training and Instructional Design
Designed and revised 20+ cGMP-related training courses, including an interactive curriculum on Good Manufacturing Practices which was recognized at Training Magazine’s Online Learning Conference (September 2017).
Facilitated organization-wide training programs for new hires and incumbent staff.
Wrote SOPs for technical and non-technical departmental procedures.
Trained 40+ donor collections staff on operation and maintenance of testing equipment and proper sample handling.
Developed, administered, and evaluated results of staff competency assessments.
Assisted departments in developing training materials to address new or revised processes.
Assisted QA department in conducting internal quality assessment audits to identify compliance deficiencies in assigned departments.
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage 5 or more clinical trials simultaneously.
Worked with recruitment team to strategize recruitment efforts. Evaluated 50 + recruits for study suitability.
Scheduled subject visits, maintained detailed records of progress/compliance with study protocol.
Assisted physicians with conducting clinical exams and specimen collection.
Followed protocol requirements for shipping study specimens.
Conducted detailed investigation and documentation of adverse events.
Assisted clinical research monitors with site visits.
Attended investigator meetings to gain knowledge of current and future clinical trials.
Directly supervised 7-10 medical technology staff.
Reviewed patient results and monitored data for accuracy and clinical consistency.
Monitored quality control and maintenance records and investigated causes of variances.
Coordinated patient care activities with caregivers to minimize treatment delays and maximize clinical outcomes.
Developed and revised technical procedure SOPs.
Assisted management in interviewing and selecting technical staff.
Reviewed physician notes to clarify questionable orders.
Assisted physicians in selecting diagnostic procedures based on patient clinical picture.
Collected and analyzed data used in performance improvement monitoring activities.
Worked with patient care departments to identify causes of variances and develop/implement plans for process improvement.
Performed/assisted with phlebotomy procedures as needed.
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX
Training Specialist 2008-2018
QC Technician 2006-2008
Clinical Trials Management 2004-2005
Clinical Research Associate
Memorial Medical Center 2000-2003
Technical Support Supervisor
Education & Certifications
Master of Science in Public Health (MPH), Tulane University Medical Center
Nursing Program, Louisiana State Medical Center, (completed two years of program)
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (MT[ASCP]), Xavier University of Louisiana