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Operations or Plant manager

Indianapolis, IN
October 29, 2019

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Avon, Indiana 46123



Have been working in manufacturing for the past 3 years running a small business and overseeing the workforce. Have functioned as the office manager, operational manager, plant manager, human resources, accounting, etc. Have worked in health care for the past 18 years prior.. Have coordinated several symposiums for statewide attendance, physician talks, worked with budgets and finance for multiple service lines. Scheduled multiple meetings, back billing, all community outreach activities. Have supported administrative director, vice president and medical director.


Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis, Associate of Science, December 1996

Major: Nursing

Indiana State University, Bachelor of Science, December 1991

Major: Health and Safety Management Minor: Industrial Hygiene and Chemistry

Vincennes University, Associate of Science, May 1989

Major: General Study


Office Manager

Gorilla Plastic & Rubber Group August 2016 - Present

Responsible for running the office as well as production and operations of the facility. Supervise the staff on three shifts and provide them with work orders, shipping information. Perform interviews, hiring, firing, reviews, drug screens, back ground checks. Perform invoicing, sale orders, accounts payable, accounts receivable, data entry, labor work force and sales calls. Organization in the shop as well as direct supervision to all employees, on call 24/7, writing policies, procedures, new employee handbook, etc.

Administrative Assistant - VP

Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana September 2001 to August 2016

Responsible for credentialing physicians at rural hospitals for Stroke telemedicine, assisting with stroke recertification, Responsible for co-teaching pre-operative education classes for patients prior to hip or knee surgeries, arranging and attend meetings on length of stay, physician meetings, developing data bases, work closely with all personnel within IU Health from CFO’s to staff, assist with marketing strategies for Neurosciences service line Answer phones, route mail, manage the office, community outreach events, back billing, invoicing, daily budgets, yearly budgets, payroll and trained new administrative assistants and a resource for others in the office. I also function as the building supervisor and support the medical director of the service line.

Unit Secretary

IU Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana November 1999 to September 2001

Responsible for scheduling patient test and their transportation to and from. Responsible for putting patients orders into the computer as well as admitting and discharging patients from the unit. Communications between all staff members.

Patient Care Assistant

IU Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana June 1995 to November 1999

Patient care, vital signs, beds, bathroom assistance, patient comfort, satisfaction and input/output in a shift, blood draws, IV starts, respiratory care, assisted with daily living activities and patient ambulation.

Service Coordinator/ Cashier

Meijer, Avon, Indiana May 1994 to May 1997

In charge of scheduling cashiers and baggers breaks, lunches, and supervision. Ran lottery booth, service desk, returns, and UPS and priority mail. Ran cash register, customer satisfaction, phone operator and employee trainer.

Health and Safety Supervisor

FMC Corporation, Tupelo, Mississippi September 1992 to April 1994

Developed and implemented an Emergency Response Team and their duties, handled all workman compensation claims and follows-ups, implemented and wrote weekly safety talks, wrote and implemented a safety handbook for the shop, office and visitors, wrote several programs for the plant such as new work permits, forklift, confined space, ergonomics, chain and sling, bloodborne pathogens as well as others. Performed annual drug screens, collected and updated Material Safety Data Sheets, filed monthly safety reports, as well as OSHA reports. Computer experience with Microsoft Word, Lotus 1,2,3, and Harvard Graphics. Performed Human Resources responsibility.

Substitute Teacher

North Knox School Corporation, Bicknell, Indiana January 1992 to May 1992

Substitute taught fourth grade through high school. Became permanent substitute of seventh and eighth grade girls Health and Physical Education class. Responsible for scheduling, grading, homework, lesson plan, testing and final grades of students in both classes.

Environmental Safety Coordinator Assistant

ISU, Department of safety and Security, Terre Haute, Indiana May 1990 to December 1991

Developed and implemented building safety evaluation checklist, updated campus fire extinguishers and pre-fire plans, assisted fire inspector with fire alarms and inspections, perform maintenance and recharge of dry chemical extinguishers, asbestos monitoring and phase contrast microscopy analysis, performed asbestos surveys and sampling, monitored nuisance and respirable dust, calibrated pumps and rotameters, inventory for material safety data sheets for HAZCOMM. Developed a confined space program as my intern project. Computer experience with WordStar Professional 5.5 and First Choice. Became familiar with may environmental issues such as smoking policies, hazardous waste pickup and inventory as well as removal of underground storage tanks.

Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Assistant

ISU, Department of Health and Safety, Terre Haute, Indiana September 1990 to May 1991

Responsible for Industrial laboratory equipment preparation, assisted students with sampling pump calibration techniques, demonstrated the use of monitoring equipment, overseeing the laboratory as well as taught class in asbestos monitoring and analysis.

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