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Assistant Administrative

Location:
Greensboro, NC, 27403
Posted:
August 28, 2012

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CYNTHIA OFFOHA

****E Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, NC. 240-***-**** or 336-***-****

Email: zzmciw@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD.

Bachelor of Biological Sciences, December 19, 2009

Specialization: Microbiology

Awards

Academic outstanding award by Multicultural Student Affairs and Academic Achievement program, 2006-2009.

Randallstown Senior High School, Baltimore County, MD

HS. Diploma, May 2005

Certifications

CPR and First Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and Medication Aide

CLINICAL EXPERIENCES

Emergency Room Scribe: Emergency Medicine Scribe Systems, Annie Penn Hospital, 2012

(Part time: 20hrs/wk)

• Documented the history and physical exam as it is being performed by the ED physician.

• Recorded physician's consultations with family members and/or other physicians

• Reviewed prior medical records to obtain PMH information, and prior labs, ECG and radiographics studies for comparison.

• Alerted physician when chart is incomplete and assisted patients with non-medical needs.

• Checked on the progress of lab, X-ray or other patient evaluation data and notify the physician of ancillary tests.

• Recorded physician-dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions for patient discharge and/or follow-up.

Caregiver /Companion: Advanced Health Care Systems, 2009-2010

• Assisted residents with grooming and toileting; and prepared meals and fed residents when needed.

• Participated in light housekeeping and engaged clients in activities and transportation.

Medical Records Assistant: Health Center, University of Maryland, 2006-2008 (Part time: 10hrs/wk)

• Maintained patients’ files/medical records and the health centers’ filing system; and performed various data entry.

• Obtained initial patient information and maintains database of patient information.

• Researched and resolved patient referral problems and schedule appointments for patients/visitors.

• Updated the appropriate form when patients switched health insurance plans, explained insurance benefits and performed other duties as assigned.

Administrative Assistant: Apex Health Incorporated, 2004-2005

• Answered phone calls, processed paperwork, and scheduled meetings.

• Disseminated information and provided quality customer services to clients.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

Post baccalaureate Fellow: National Institute of Health, NIDDK, Nov. 2010 – Dec. 2011

• Prepared surgical biopsies of adipose tissue from mice and rats; and performs PCR from digested samples.

• Used a Beckman/Coulter Multisizer to determine the adipose cell size distribution.

• Used the Multisizer to analyze samples of fixed adipose cells.

• Analyzed adipose cell size distributions by curve fitting using Sigma Plot and associated statistical

programs.

Undergraduate Lab/Research Intern: Biological Science Department, University of Maryland, 2008

• Collected plant samples from both field and greenhouse settings.

• Assisted PhD with collecting data in competitive interactions between native and invasive herbaceous species.

Research Participant: Biomedical Research Symposium, Howard University, 2005 (Program coordinated through Randallstown Senior High Sch., Baltimore County, MD)

• Organized and presented an experimental research on the effect of Streptococcus bacteria on humans.

• Designed and conducted analytical studies of the roles of bacteria within the organization.

• Classified positions and established the purpose of streptococcus in the human organs.

• Developed and implemented adequate method of decreasing the growth and infections of streptococcus in humans.

OTHER EXPERIENCES

Classroom Paraprofessional/Aide: St. Coletta of Greater Washington, June. – Nov., 2010

• Provided one to one support to assigned student and assists the teacher in providing a learning environment.

• Provided developmentally appropriate instruction and general support to student.

• Worked with children with autism and intellectual disabilities individually and in group setting.

• Gained knowledge of and implemented the assigned student’s Individual Education Plan goals and objectives as well as data collection and documentation of progress.

Assistant Aide: ByGrace Center (Home-based day care), Volunteer, 2009-2010

• Helped with daily activities and observe children to ensure a healthy and safe learning environment.

• Scheduled appointments, greets and assists students/visitors; and prepares charts, billing and reports.

• Performed registration and check-in/out functions while maintaining various records and databases of information.

• Worked with mentally impaired children in providing care in child development.

Fourth Grade Tutor: American Counts/Reads, University of Maryland, 2008-2009

• Participated in after school math tutoring program for 4th grade students.

• Engaged students in math “centers” that review difficult math concepts in an active, hands-on way by improving strategies for problem solving and critical thinking, basic mathematics skills, taking mathematics assessments, and cooperative learning skills.

• Assisted in developing a positive attitude about mathematics and increasing motivation to link concepts to everyday life.

• Provided additional support for classroom teachers in mathematics and fostered the development of collaborative thinking and teamwork.

Student Mentor/ Tutor: Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education, University of Maryland, Volunteer, 2007-2009

• Received incoming calls.

• Mentored and tutored diverse students including those with disabilities in counseling, mathematics, reading, chemistry and biology.

• Participated in many community outreach events such as sexually transmitted diseases awareness and cancer, academy of academic excellence awards, education in learning other culture and many more.

Office Assistant: English Department, University of Maryland, summer 2007

• Placed and received incoming calls.

• Received and answered students/professors inquiries.

• Processed office supply orders and other clerical duties.

• Identified students/professor needs and referred to appropriate representative staff.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Student Representative and Events Coordinator: African Students Association, University of Maryland, 2008.

• Facilitated communication between the alumni and the organization.

• Promoted events, selling tickets, and produced fliers.

• Guest speaker during events and performed clerical duties

• Developed and enhanced subject areas and general collections.

Peer Mentor: Black Students Union, University of Maryland, 2007.

• Helped first year and transfer multicultural and international students make a successful and rewarding transition to the University.

• Provided an academic, cultural, and social support network for students seeking academic excellence and satisfaction.

• Assisted students with personal and academic concerns or conflicts that arose.

Resident Adviser: Office of Residence Life, University of Maryland, 2006.

• Supervised on campus residents within residence hall community.

• Assisted students with personal and academic issues.

• Implemented needs assessment and specifically design, organize, and implement programs for residents.

SKILLS

• Typing speed of 50 wpm.

• Knowledge of Polymerase Chain Reaction, cell cultures, staining, and surgical biopsies.

• Knowledge of Adobe, Microsoft Office Suite, Word Perfect, Outlook-Scheduler, Database, Data Entry and EPIC system.

• Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures, insurance plans and referral procedures; and office practices and procedures.

• Interpersonal/human relations’ skills; and excellent organizational and time management skills.

• Ability to work with constant interruptions, maintains records and files, maintains confidentiality, and work in a fast-paced environment.



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