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Biomedical Engineer

Chicago, IL
October 20, 2019

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Emilija Jakimovska

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Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering - Cell and Tissue Concentration Dec 2015 Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) GPA: 3.25 Chicago, IL Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S. - General Dentistry Apr 2010 Ss Cyril and Methodius University GPA: 3.13 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia Degree Evaluated to U.S. Equivalent by Educational Credential Evaluators Mar 2011 WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Quality and Regulatory Affairs Coordinator Mar 2019 – Present Young Innovations, Inc.

• Perform daily reviews of customer complaint cases to determine the need for MDR per 21 CFR 803

• Analyze customer complaint data to identify potential root cause trends and present to cross-functional audiences

• Initiate SCAR’s, CAPA’s and Change Control requests as needed and track to satisfactory completion

• Ensure adequate review, approvals, and training for all document changes

• Track all training is completed timely and documented appropriately as required per the training Work Center Training Matrix Quality Control Engineer Feb 2018 – Feb 2019

Avocet Polymer Technologies, Inc. Chicago, IL

• Gathered data on operations of FDA regulated products by direct communication with clinicians and vendors

• Used HPLC technique and Empower software to test, analyze, and assure quality of the product within the stated life cycle

• Analyzed product failure data and applied laboratory techniques such as spectrophotometry to address the concerns

• Presented results at the American Burn Association Annual Meeting in April 2018 Artificial Spleen as Abdominal Surgical Simulator Sep 2014 – May 2015 2nd Place Winner at the 10th Annual Biomedical Engineering Design Competition, IIT Chicago, IL Recognized by North Shore Center for Simulation and Innovation

• Led a team of four engineering students that successfully designed a spleen simulator for surgical training

• Collaborated with 10 surgeons and 25 surgical residents to validate the reduction in surgical errors using the simulator

• Used Autodesk Inventor, Rhinoceros 3D printing and CNC milling techniques

• Performed SWOT analysis and identified market trends to introduce the product to the market Digital Mobile App - Pocket Explorer Sep 2014 – Dec 2014 1st Place Winner in the User-Centered Design Competition, IPRO, IIT Chicago, IL

• Headed a development team to design a gaming app for information retrieval from a major publication

• Programmed using Fluid UI platform for rapid prototyping

• Implemented virtual pull marketing to reach the target market CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Dental Assistant Sep 2011 – Aug 2012

Alexandra N Douvas, DDS, LTD Chicago, IL

• Worked chairside assisting family dentist with extractions, fillings, implants, local anesthesia and biopsies

• Sterilized instruments and lab equipment, exposed and processed dental X-rays

• Increased new patient flow and referrals by 15% of the overall patient number

• Utilized Patterson Dental software for practice management and clinical needs Doctor of Dental Surgery Feb 2010 – Aug 2011

Hami Akudent, DDS Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

• Managed direct patient care, evaluations, diagnoses, and comprehensive ongoing dental treatments

• Filled cavities, performed root canals, treated gum disease, gave anesthesia and performed oral surgery

• Treated 12-15 patients per day and provided quality treatment in fast pace environments ADDITIONAL

• Proficient in MATLAB, 3D CAD, PowerLab & LabChart, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Adobe Acrobat

• Fluent in English, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian

• OSHA Certification (Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, Hazard Communication, Ionizing Radiation)

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