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Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Languages
Certification
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George Cano

West Hollywood,United States

Summary

Assistant Project Manager with 11 years of experience working directly with healthcare professionals- knowledge with patient billing, administrative duties, team and office management, medical terminology, research analysis, and health science. Previously spearheaded the Independent Peer Review Project with an expansion timeline of 5 years as the Lead Assistant Project Manager. Forward-thinking project management specialist confident in leading team members, managing schedules and coordinating resources. Keeps projects on-track with decisive supervision and quick problem-solving. Persuasive in communicating and negotiating with internal team members, vendors and other stakeholders.

Overview

12
12
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Lead Assistant Project Manager (Research Manager)

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles , United States
2019.02 - 2023.08
  • Responsible for timely productive of project deliverables
  • Coordinated and communicated with a group of 3-10 individuals to distribute work and ensure methods were followed
  • Tracked the process and delivery of project components with tight schedules and timelines
  • Assisted with project monitoring for efficiency and suggestion of corrective work matching the needs of the project
  • Processed incoming research information and managed databases in accordance with the Project Manager and UCLA
  • Oversaw project productivity and on-going monitoring, controlling and executing deliverables by respective deadline
  • Executed Project Deliverables for the Independent Peer Review Project on a month-to-month basis.
  • Conducted regular performance appraisals of subordinates to ensure efficiency and quality standards were met.
  • Supported hiring and selection of new staff members.
  • Used scheduling software to delegate resources and manage calendars.
  • Monitored departmental activities, identified issues, and took corrective action as needed.
  • Evaluated subordinate personnel to provide constructive feedback and enhance performance.
  • Prepared reports on team performance for senior management review.
  • Executed record filing systems to improve document management and organization.
  • Assisted in the development of a new customer service training program for Lead Assistants.
  • Scheduled service and changed and ordered toner to keep printers and copiers functioning.
  • Trained and mentored coworkers to build and strengthen team.
  • Reserved and managed meeting room availability.
  • Created promotional materials such as brochures, flyers, posters.
  • Implemented new policies and procedures to improve customer service delivery.

Unit Manager - Psychiatric Unit

Maine Medical Center
Portland , United States
2016.07 - 2018.09
  • Established and maintained managerial practices (e.g., creating a collaborative environment) that build a high-performance work environment within the team
  • Responsible for completing workflow volume and staffing analysis to make recommendations for strategic action regarding staffing levels and workload balance
  • Trained and developed employees, communicated performance expectations, and managed for results
  • Unit Manager is the acting Pac-12 manager on site under the direction of the Production Manager
  • Sought and provided resources for team and provided necessary training that will assist the team in reaching its goals
  • Provided performance feedback and coaching, and made recommendations regarding hiring, transfers, terminations, recognition, and compensation
  • Responsible for project management from kickoff to final completion; managed multiple projects with strong discipline and risk management practices.

Medical Unit Secretary

Rehabilitation and Neurological Services
Huntsville , United States
2015.03 - 2016.05
  • Scheduled patients' appointments, called insurance companies for patient verifications and processed financial audits when applicable
  • Provided gracious, high-quality customer service to patients in a clinical healthcare setting
  • Coordinated with insurance companies via phone for patient verification
  • Maintained and organized medical records and correspondence files; compiled and recorded medical charts, reports, and correspondence in accordance with office operating procedures
  • Operated office equipment including voice mail messaging systems, word processing and spreadsheet software applications to prepare reports, invoices, letters, and other correspondence
  • Received and routed messages and documents, such as laboratory results to appropriate staff.

Aircrew Survival Equipment, Religious Program Specialist

United States Navy
San Diego , United States
2011.05 - 2014.07
  • Assisted in monitoring and managing daily, weekly, monthly and annual inspections on equipment needed to function properly
  • Performed clerical work; processing, filing and distributing required paperwork for tools and equipment
  • Effective in communication and customer service as to receiving and delivering messages in a diligent professional manner
  • Worked at a medical facility in San Diego, handling medical records, assisting Nurses with advising patients about appointments and making them comfortable within the work space
  • Supervised the management of programs, public library facilities, and logistical support for programs aboard and off ships in the United States Navy.

Education

Associate of Arts - History

Long Beach City College
Long Beach, CA
2023-07

Health Science -

Southern Maine Community College

Health Science Pre-Professional -

University of Southern Maine

Skills

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish
  • Microsoft Outlook; Office; PowerPoint; Excel: Word
  • Customer Service
  • Office Administration & Logistics
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
  • Written & Oral Communication
  • Patient Handling
  • Records Management
  • Documentation
  • Operations Management
  • Office Administration
  • Project Coordination
  • Project Management
  • Data Entry
  • Meeting Support
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Presentation Creation
  • Product and Service Knowledge
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Product and Service Understanding
  • Inventory Control
  • Resource Allocation
  • Systems Implementation
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Expense Reports
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Project Development and Lifecycle
  • Staff Management

Languages

English
Native/ Bilingual
Spanish
Native/ Bilingual

Certification

  • BLS

Timeline

Lead Assistant Project Manager (Research Manager)

University of California, Los Angeles
2019.02 - 2023.08

Unit Manager - Psychiatric Unit

Maine Medical Center
2016.07 - 2018.09

Medical Unit Secretary

Rehabilitation and Neurological Services
2015.03 - 2016.05

Aircrew Survival Equipment, Religious Program Specialist

United States Navy
2011.05 - 2014.07

Associate of Arts - History

Long Beach City College

Health Science -

Southern Maine Community College

Health Science Pre-Professional -

University of Southern Maine
  • BLS
George Cano