I have recently retired after a varied career spanning nearly 50 years (career summary available upon request). I have very strong English language skills which have served me well throughout a career which included writing, editing, transcribing, and/or preparing professional journals, newsletters, training manuals, medical reports, and business correspondence. My most recent experience as an editor/typist was preparing a doctoral thesis for a friend (she received her doctorate!). I am skilled, honest, responsible, and very reliable. Please...
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State of Nevada Div. of Child & Family Services
Personnel Assistant 3
2005 - 2010
Varied personnel duties including management of health insurance; new employee orientation; processing new hires, promotions and terminations; processing FMLA requests; maintaining personnel files;...
State of Nevada Central Cancer Registry
2003 - 2005
Visited Las Vegas and Carson City hospitals to review medical records of cancer patients, create abstracts of each case, and report data to the CDC via computer program. The Registry was privatized...
State of Nevada Women's Health Connection
2001 - 2003
Provided uninsured women with referrals to cooperating physicians and medical facilities for free breast and cervical cancer screenings. Counseled women with positive test results and referred them...
State Industrial Insurance System/JHC Health Ctr.
Please see "Description", below
1993 - 2001
The State of Nevada privatized worker's compensation insurance in 2001; State Industrial Insurance System (SIIS) and JHC Health Center were closed. Initially hired as a Medical Transcriptionist at...
Opportunity Village Assoc. for Retarded Citizens
Executive Assistant/Personnel Coordinator
1990 - 1993
Originally hired as the Executive Assistant to the CEO, I was promoted to Personnel Coordinator after a few months. (1 promotion)
Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
Executive Assistant, Buyer
1988 - 1990
Originally hired as the Executive Assistant to the Purchasing Manager, I received a promotion to Buyer after a few months. I was responsible for sourcing, accepting bids, and selecting vendors for...
Grant Hospital of Chicago
Executive Assistant, Public Relations Department
1980 - 1988
Originally hired as Assistant to the Director of the "Fifth Pathway" program which provided transition for foreign medical school graduates, I was promoted to Executive Assistant to the Public...
ATA Community Detox Center
Certified Alcoholism Counselor (Re-Hire)
1979 - 1980
Provided in-take, counseling, emergency medical aid, and referrals for long-term treatment for inebriated clients who were self-referred or delivered to our door by the police. (Re-hired upon...
Sans Serif Typesetting, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Typesetter and Key-Line Paste-Up Artist
1977 - 1979
Provided typesetting and key-line paste-up for books, academic papers, and newsletters (while putting my ex-husband through graduate school at the University of Michigan).
ATA Community Detox Center, Chicago
Certified Alcoholism Counselor
1975 - 1977
Originally hired as Executive Assistant to the Director of Alcoholism Services for Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, I was promoted to Certified Alcoholism Counselor when the Detox Center...
Metro-Help/National Runaway Switchboard, Chicago
1972 - 1975
Originally a volunteer at this 24-hour crisis intervention and referral phone service, I was voted into the paid staff position of Resource Coordinator by my fellow volunteers. After a few months,...
American Dental Association, Chicago
1968 - 1972
Phototypesetting was performed on a keyboard with a single line display (no screen) and punched paper tape. The tape was fed through a large Merganthaler VIP machine that literally took photos of...