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GERMAINE SUAREZ-BOLANOS 8557 SW 166 Place (305) 803 - 3471 Miami, Florida 33193 gs6037f6@westpost.

net SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Enthusiastic and dedicated Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist possessing excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills. Demonstrated bac kground developing highly effective training materials for staff and management. Well-organized with proven ability to handle multiple, concurrent responsibilit ies in a timely and professional manner. Solid track record of success in high v olume sourcing, employee retention, staff education and career planning. Proven ability to build cohesive teams focused on meeting organizational objectives and providing clients with superior customer experience. Fluent in both English and Spanish. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MIAMI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - Miami, Florida June 2008 - present Healthcare/Nurse Recruiter/OD Project Coordinator & Trainer Served as acting recruitment consultant to department directors and supervisors of this renowned 272-bed children's medical facility. Reviewed hiring needs, cre ated training materials, assisted with balancing staffing against budget constra ints, oversaw the recruitment marketing budgets, facilitated staff trainings and served as liaison between clinical educational facilities in the area and at th e hospital. * Spearheaded the use of a new marketing "look" for recruitment via utilization of social networking sites as a method to reach passive candidates. * Streamlined processes for sorting new grads and experienced RNs to ensure open ings were filled with practiced candidates. * Reduced advertising expense by 20% through the restructure of advertising init iatives by moving from print to electronic media and through the redesign of the job webpage layout to attract more applicants. * Increased staff retention by 7% via quality of new hires and increasing traini ng in the hospital culture. * Effectively managed a $135,000 annual recruitment and advertising budget. * Earned repeated recognition by superiors for excellence in customer service, l eadership, efficiency and training efforts. PINSTRIPE HEALTHCARE STAFFING - Brookfield, Wisconsin June 2007 - June 2008 Certified Internet Recruiter - Healthcare, RPO, Remote Selected by a leading human resources and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) specialist to facilitate the on-boarding of Baptist Health South Florida, the la rgest not-for-profit health care organization in the Miami area. Position entail ed coordination of job fairs, professional company conventions and seminars; sou rcing and screening candidates through job boards; conducting interviews; negoti ating salaries; and extending offers of employment. * Collaborated with the recruitment team on the design of a compelling "employer of choice" marketing plan that successfully created a robust candidate pipeline for both the client and Pinstripe. * Assisted the company's Director and VP of recruitment with mapping out new pro cesses for recruitment in order to incorporate Pinstripe as a RPO. * Trained and mentored a team of 10 recruiters averaging enrollment of I to 10 n urses per month, thereby enabling one person to focus efforts as onsite recruite r. HOMESTEAD HOSPITAL OF BAPTIST HEALTH SYSTEM - Homestead, Florida 2005 - 2007 Allied Healthcare and Nurse Recruiter Brought on by the largest not-for-profit health care organization in south Flori da to recruit qualified applicants for licensed practical nurses, graduate nurse positions or positions requiring registered nurse licensure. Responsible for de velopment of recruitment and retention strategies, coordination of recruiting ev ents, screening candidates, salary negotiations and scheduling of pre-employment physicals and orientations. GERMAINE SUAREZ-BOLANOS 8557 SW 166 Place (305) 803 - 3471

Miami, Florida 33193 Allied Healthcare and Nurse Recruiter, continued * Solely responsible for the successful opening and staffing of the new Homestea d Hospital in 2007. * Focused recruitment strategies on offering a friendlier working environment, m ore flexible scheduling and partnering with upper and lower keys to attract empl oyees; efforts proved instrumental in boosting staff retention rates. * Increased hiring of clinical staff to 10 hard recruits and increased numbers i n non-clinical positions. * Selected as Employee of the Month, July 2007, from a pool of 900 candidates fo r demonstration of initiative, high quality of work, ability to work as a team m ember, positive attitude and leadership skills. DORAL GOLF RESORT AND SPA - Doral, Florida 2003 - May 2005 Human Resources Specialist, Recruitment/Benefits Administrator Rapidly advanced through a series of increasingly responsible positions with thi s five-star Marriott resort providing facilities for major golf tournaments to o versee staff recruitment and human resource functions. Served as initial point o f contact for company employees' issues and inquiries, including but not limited to payroll and company policies. Responsible for screening all resumes submitte d for open job positions to find the most qualified candidates. * Facilitated new hire orientation including created training materials and pres entations for management on new initiatives and interviewing techniques. * Successfully increased productivity and efficiency in the recruitment process by two-thirds. * Recognized for willingness to take on more responsibilities as needed and for initiation of training by predecessor in order to increase knowledge of the huma n resources/recruitment processes. TECHNICAL SKILLS * Microsoft Word * Excel * Publisher * PowerPoint * GroupWise * Peoplesoft * Lawson Applicant Tracking * Crystal Reports * Manager Self Service (MSS) * Taleo Business Edition, Active Candidate Tracking * AIRS (CIR) Passive Candidate Tracking * Position Manager Applicant Tracking * Success Factors EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX - South Florida location July 2011 Bachelors Degree in Communications; GPA 3.67 MIAMI DADE COLLEGE - Miami, Florida June 1999 Associate of Arts MIAMI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - Miami, Florida August 2009 Certified Senn Delaney Trainer