Nelson Sitton B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
**** ******* ***** **, ***********, VA 22153
Seeking a challenging Assistant Facility Security Officer position in your organization where I can be able to work as part of your team by using my formal education and solid analytical skills.
SECURITY CLEARANCE AND CERTIFICATION
Valid guard card/license from the state of Virginia (DCJS ID: 99-310281)
NIH training course “Protecting Research Human Participants”
Walden University, Minneapolis, MN May 2018
Ph.D., Public Health - Epidemiology
Graduated with honors, GPA 3.95/4.0
Walden University, Minneapolis, MN Feb. 2012
Master of Science, Clinical Research Administration
Graduated with honors, GPA 4.0/4.0
The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Sept. 1991
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
Graduated with honors, GPA 3.2/4.0
Allied Universal, Alexandria, VA July 2019 - Present
Unarmed Security Officer
Enforces rules, regulations, policies and procedures established by management group of company.
Completes detailed narrative reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities into a daily log.
Investigates and reports on incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations to site managers for correction or follow-up actions.
Inspire, Arlington, VA Sept. 2019 – Oct. 2019
Quantitative Research Analyst (Temp)
Drafted survey instruments (questionnaires) focused on different types of cancers (e.g., lung cancer, prostate cancer, etc.) to gather data and insights from patients and caregivers in order to push forward the latest medical research.
Programmed and tested survey instruments, using online survey software application (Survey Gizmo).
Interpreted research data results and developed report on PowerPoint presentation.
U.S. Dept. of Labor - OSHA, Omaha, NE August 2018 – April 2019
Safety & Occupational Health Specialist (Bilingual)
Conducted safety and health inspections in an organized and cooperative manner in accordance with the Field Operations Manual (FOM) and current policies.
Investigated complaints and referrals in accordance with the FOM and agency policies.
Identified hazards accurately, addressing them during on-site inspections.
Conducted workplace analyses and reviewed establishment’s occupational safety and health programs to determined hazardous conditions that may have contributed to the injury or illness.
Identified violations and documented hazards, proposed citations for OSHA standards which have allegedly been violated, requested employers to voluntarily abate serious conditions to employees, provided assistance to resolve unsafe or hazardous conditions.
Conducted and documented thorough interviews in English and Spanish to develop and gather facts to document violations in accordance with the FOM and agency policies.
Submitted case file documentation effectively organized and with clear, concise written material.
Promoted and participates in technical assistance, education programs and outreach activities in accordance with established national, regional, and local office goals to encourage employers to accept their own safety and health program and to minimize and prevent illness, injury, and death.
Provided accurate and timely responses to a variety of safety and health questions and concerns from the public, employers, organizations, occupational safety and health organizations, and employee organizations.
WALDEN UNIVERSITY, MINNEAPOLIS, MN March 2015 – March 2018
Ph.D. Public Health Researcher
Conducted data collection and quantitative data analysis for research study focused on health disparities among Hispanic Americans with diabetes Type 2 who reside in Fairfax County, VA.
Conducted statistical computer software analysis (SPSS) to evaluate factors influencing the onset of diabetes Type 2 among Hispanic Americans.
Interpreted research data results and developed report.
MEDSTAR HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Hyattsville, MD Oct. 2011 – Dec. 2011
Research Integrity Assistant (Practicum)
Performed study case reviews and expedited all administrative aspects of MedStar’s IRB approval and monitoring processes.
Actively participated and attended Full Review Board meetings.
Assisted in the development of new and revision of existing policies and procedures in support of MedStar.
U.S. SECURITY ASSOCIATES, Falls Church, VA June 2014 - July 2018
Unarmed Security Officer
Enforced rules, regulations, policies and procedures established by management group of company.
Completed detailed narrative reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities into a daily log.
Investigated and reported on incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations to site managers for correction or follow-up actions.
PATRIOT SPORTS MEDICINE, Alexandria, VA Jan. 2009– July 2009
Physical Therapy Aide
Fulfilled office and clerical duties, such as ordering supplies, answering phone calls, taking appointments, calling patients, and helping complete and file insurance paperwork.
Prepared for upcoming therapy sessions by organizing the treatment locations based on the patient’s needs.
Cleaned therapy area and set up any needed and necessary equipment.
PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE, Alexandria, VA Aug. 2007 – Feb. 2008
Determined whether the application was adequate to define the metes and bounds of the claimed invention.
Searched existing technology for claimed invention.
Determined patentability of the claimed invention.
Developed an Office Action which identified and analyzed all issues in the application pertinent to patentability of the claimed invention.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Fluent in Spanish with excellent interpretation/translation skills.
Excellent time management skills, prioritizing, problem solving, organization, decision-making, multi-tasking, diplomacy, and planning.
Competent and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), statistic software application (SPSS), and data collection software (Qualtrics, Survey Gizmo).
High level of motivation to learn new skills and scientific concepts.
Possession of great oral and written communication skills.
Strong team player with the ability to take initiative and work well independently.