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Management Manager

Portland, Oregon, United States
January 30, 2017

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John Hromco

**** ** ******* **

Portland Oregon *7202

Phone: 503-***-****


Qualifications, Accomplishments and Skills

Research Project Management – Was responsible for running multi clinical research projects. This included projects throughout the hospital including the OR, ICUs, patient floors and the clinical research center.

Managed up to 20 plus research projects that were in various statuses.

Screening and recruitment of study subjects

Scheduling study visits based on protocol needs

Monitor Study compliance with Study Subjects

Assist in the design and implementation of research projects.

Introduce research projects to staff including doctors and nurses to ensure protocol compliance and to create a seamless project implementation.

Review patient charts to collect data for prospective and retrospective studies.

Introduce and explain all facets of the projects to patients. Answer all questions and concerns and thoroughly explain procedures.

Ensure proper specimen collection, storage and shipment

Ensure all equipment is properly maintained and is in good working condition.


oProficient in research design

oLiaison to multiple departments to show mutual benefits of studies.

oLiaison to regulatory bodies including IRB

oProject Status Reporting to different groups.

oStrong organizational skills

oExcellent oral and written communication skills

oMeticulous detail to data and study procedures

oAbility to prioritize work demands and trouble shoot

oAbility to work independently in a multi-task environment

oAbility to work with environmental exposures that include working with lab reagents, human tissues (blood), and general patient contact

Equipment Management – Lead and managed the setup, operation and maintenance of lab equipment with all hardware and related software. Lead and trained all equipment users. Ultimately responsible in ensuring all equipment is operational, all personnel are trained and results are of high quality

Basic Wet Lab and Molecular Lab set ups

oPipettors, Scales, Hot Plates, Stirrers, pH Meters, Shakers, Waterbaths,

Fume Hoods and Biosafety Cabinets


PCR, Imagers and QPCR



oFlorescence Microscopes

Surgical and Anesthesia Equipment

oECG and Arterial measurement equipment


oAnesthesia Circuits

oTemperature measurement and temperature maintenance equipment

Stat Lab Equipment

oBlood-Gas and Electrolytes

oEnzyme and Hormones Measurement

oGlucose and Lactate

oCoagulation Measurements

Refrigeration and cryostorage equipment

oUltra freezers, freezers, refrigeration, liquid nitrogen and dry ice storage

Accomplishments –

oEstablished SOP and Best Practices with all equipment

oEstablished Maintenance Schedules for all equipment

oTrained all new personnel on all equipment requirements, SOPs and best practices.

oEstablished required quarterly in-service training for all personnel to establish standards and ensure high quality results.

oAdapted equipment for the measurement of different species.

Skills –

oLong successful record of building equipment set ups

oQuick study on equipment operation and maintenance including understanding software

oOrganizational Leader

Organizational Management – Was ultimately responsible for lab operations, business affairs and infrastructure in an extreme multicultural environment. Including being responsive to continuing changing environment and organizational needs.

Manages daily, weekly and monthly Laboratory Operational Tasks and Maintenance.

Participates in selection, training and review of laboratory personnel, assigns technical personnel on a daily basis, ensure adequate staff coverage among all CORE laboratories.

Managed up to 20 plus research projects that were in various statuses.

Ran day to day operations of diverse research mission.

Lead projects that designed, constructed and implemented new labs and improved operational and lab production quality.

Team Building

oDevelop working personnel infrastructure to support diverse laboratory needs.

oA shared resource lab requires constant development and updating of research protocols, shared responsibilities and group programs to ensure quality.

oFormed many different core teams to ensure proper operation and to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) to standardize quality of work in our different cores. .

Accomplishments –

oLead teams that designed, built and implemented 10 new labs.

oPart of multidepartment team that built a complete research floor.

oLead Quality Projects to improve performance of lab techniques

oDesigned 2 training programs for continued performance improvement

oDeveloped a complex business reporting system involving multiple service departments


oProficient in research design

oTeam Leadership and Team Development

oStrategic Planning;

oLiaison to multiple departments.

oLiaison to regulatory bodies

oProject Status Reporting

Operations Management - Orders supplies, animals and equipment, maintaining expenditures within established budget parameters. Maintains ongoing inventory of all lab equipment, including maintenance needs, replacement requirements and lab computers. Maintains laboratory inventories and reporting requirements for radioactive and controlled drug substances

Established Purchasing and Procurement System

Procurement of daily supplies and equipment keeping within a $25,000/Month Budget.

Negotiated Service and Lab Maintenance Contracts

Established Supply Standards and Par Levels

Worked in clinic business office to improve healthcare business

Accomplishments –

oPart of initial team that negotiated pricing from vendors at a university level,

oDeveloped and implemented operational task schedules and assignments for staff

oMaintained equipment logs and maintenance schedules

oPart of team that improved clinic phone performance and won most improved award.

Skills –

oUnderstanding of healthcare/insurance business

oPerforming Needs assessments

oOrganizational Leader

Finance Management - Management of lab expense budget. Includes integration of costs and purchases from collaborating laboratories in other departments into the centralized research division lab budget. Maintains lab expense reports, communicating monthly with Research Vice Chair and Research Administrator on lab budget status and capital equipment purchases

Accomplishments –

Developed and maintain multiple budgets for all research projects and overall operation

Projected future budgets, 2 years in advance during annual Financial reporting

Successfully stayed within budget levels for 4 straight years.

Personnel Management

Participates in selection, training and review of laboratory personnel, assigns technical personnel on a daily basis, ensure adequate staff coverage among all CORE laboratories.

Planned, implemented and participated in numerous hiring fairs and training in-services.

Mentored Supervisors on managing personnel and performed their annual review.

Performed numerous annual reviews of all staff and supervisors

Performed Corrective Action procedures and terminations

Certifications: Six Sigma Green Belt

Pending Certifications: SOCRA CCRP Due 2/11/17

Job History

October 1988 – March 2013 - Oregon Health and Sciences University (Portland, Oregon)

Lab Manager – Dept. of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine – 8 years

Clinical Study Coordinator - – Dept. of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine – 3 years

Senior Research Assistant – Dept of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine – 6 years

Anesthesiology Technician – Lead – Dept of Surgical Services – 6 years

Jan 1998 – Present – Rip City Management (Rose Quarter Arena) Portland, Oregon

Guest Att 1/98 – 10/00; Supervisor 10/00 – 7/02; Lead Sup – 7/02, Guest Serviuces Manager - 2013


MPA:HA Portland State University (Jun 2002);BS University of Oregon (Sept 1988)


Dr. Patricia Hurn – Associate Vice Chancellor Health Science Research; University of Texas System. Phone: 512-***-****; email

Dr. Paco Herson – Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado @ Denver, Denver, CO. Phone 503-***-**** email

Dr. Robert Shangraw – Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon. Phone 503-***-**** email

Neal Harrington – Director of Guest Services; Rose Quarter Portland, Oregon; Phone 503-***-****; email

Adele Hughes – Change Facilitator, Strategic Management Services, Providence Medical Center Portland, Oregon. Phone 503-***-**** email

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