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Human Resources Health Insurance

Omaha, NE
August 21, 2012

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Alliance, NE 69301

C: 785-***-****

H: 308-***-****


Human Resource Professional with a proven ability to implement strategic human resource initiatives. Assist executive management assess organizational structure, develop credible guidelines and efficient processes, and implement cost effective measures and enhancements through the use of proven conceptual and analytical problem solving abilities.

Summary of Qualifications

Excellent human resources background, including:

applicant screening; employee orientation, recruiting and placement; safety and training; payroll management and reporting; union negotiations; conflict management; disciplinary action; and benefits planning (401K and 403B), including self funded health insurance plans. Experienced in writing, developing and implementing new safety, training, and employee orientation programs.

Work Experience

Exempt Human Resources Assistant, Box Butte General Hospital, Alliance, NE; May 2008-Current

Benefits/Compensation Administration

Workmen’s Compensation Administration.

Employee conflict resolution, disciplinary action, evaluations, and training

Write and train on policies and procedures

Large project management.

New hire orientation

Large function event planning

Thorough understanding of health insurance and wellness programs.

Manage all human resource aspects for 15 different departments within the hospital.

Understanding of Joint Commission Accreditation requirements

Successful implementation of ADP (Automated Data Processing) program.


o Implementation of new compensation structure.

o Implementation of new health insurance program and PBM.

o Implementation of new life and long term disability insurance program.

CEO/Human Resources, Southwest Wyoming Rehabilitation Center, Rock Springs, WY (Human Resource Director eliminated due to staff reduction 02/2007); September 2006-December 31, 2007.

• Provide clear direction and support in all phases of non-profit (501(c) (3)) health care facility.

• Direct report to Board of Directors

• CARF Accreditation and Department of Disabilities Division Certification preparation and audit.

• Designed new employee orientation and training package and established and facilitated all new employee activities and sessions, which provides continuity in all company and benefit information presented verbally and in writing.

• Budget preparation and reconciliation and other forecasting/planning activities.

• Managed 190 employees.

• Administered a revised employee disciplinary program and evaluation program, which allows for improvement on identified problem areas before final evaluation.

• Prepare confidential material for grievance and other personnel-related meetings.

• Contract and process all corporate insurance claims including workmen’s compensation.

• Compliance, claims and reporting of all federal and state employment laws.

• Development of Employee Manual and corporate policies.

• Responsible for all union activity within the company.

• Responsible for recruitment, compensation, employee relations, counseling, terminations, investigations, disciplinary action, benefit review and implementation, policy development compliance with state and federal regulations and the assessment, implementation and maintenance of great plains and Well’s Fargo software (corporate software package).

• Experience working with people under visa programs.


o Earned a three year CARF accreditation with three months preparation time.

o Analyze and restructure organization to become financially sound.

o Create new performance appraisal forms and job descriptions.

o Developed a good working relationship with the union.

Human Resources Manager/Payroll Administrator, Shilling Construction Company, Inc., Manhattan, KS; February 2004-September 2006

• Corporate payroll administration for asphalt manufacturing facility. All reporting associated with payroll (state and federal).

• Direct report to the Controller.

• Provided Human Resources assistance at multiple asphalt manufacturing locations throughout the state of Kansas.

• Department of Transportation regulations and compliance including drug and alcohol testing.

• Compliance, claims and reporting of all federal and state employment laws.

• DOT regulations and compliance

• Safety compliance (OSHA) and insurance regulations.

• Review and implementation of retirement plan (401K), cafeteria plan and insurance programs.

• Monitor leave requests and leave balances.

• Responsible for recruitment, compensation, employee relations, counseling, terminations, investigations, disciplinary action,, policy development compliance with state and federal regulations and the assessment, implementation and maintenance of cheetah software (corporate software package).

• Thorough understanding of Davis Bacon Laws.


o Dramatically reduced turnover and workmen’s compensation claims, which in turn reduced workmen’s compensation insurance premiums.

o Corporately increased employee satisfaction.

o Successfully achieved a high rating after federal DOT audit.

o Implemented safety program to improve employee safety awareness.

Chief Financial Officer, Crow Creek Housing Authority, Fort Thompson, SD; July 1995-June 2001

• Provide support to the Executive Director.

• Budget preparation and administration.

• Review and implementation of retirement plan, cafeteria plan, and insurance programs.

• Train all staff on computer applications.

• Analyze cash flow for Executive Director.

• Assume responsibility for all accounting activities, including A/R, A/P, G/L and P/R procedures.

• Prepare yearly grant for continued funding.

• Contract and administered workmen’s compensation, auto and umbrella policies.

• All aspects of human resources except hiring.

• Approve all purchases within the organization.


o Received emergency grant approval for 6.9 million to rehabilitate homes. This is the first grant funded in ten years.

o Successfully implemented new computer system.

o Awarded outstanding housing authority for three consecutive years.

o Successfully implemented new retirement plan and cafeteria plan.


Gordon High School, Gordon, NE

B.S. in Organizational Management and Leadership, Friends University, Wichita, KS

Master’s in Management with emphasis in Human Resources, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD

Master’s in Management with emphasis in Healthcare Administration, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD (complete December 2012).

Personal References

Peggy Phillips; Shilling Construction Co., Inc. Account Payable Clerk; Manhattan, KS; 785-***-****

James Koeteman; Box Butte General Hospital Safety Officer; Alliance, NE 308-***-****

Martha Douglas; Box Butte General Hospital Speech Therapist; Alliance, NE 308-***-****

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