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CARLA A.

GARCIA
WORK EXPERIENCE
July, 1998 - COVIDIEN - Hazelwood, Missouri
June, 2010 Human Resources Assistant III - responsible for providing
administrative support for HR Manager and two Assistant HR Managers. Duties incl
ude administration of health and welfare benefits, maintenance of new hire and s
tatus change processing, personnel file and I9 documentation maintenance, compan
y policy interpretation, recruiting, short-term disability and FMLA administrati
on and other general human
resources duties that include unemployment, company service awards and other mis
cellaneous duties as required. Software experience: CYBORG, AS400, COGNOS People
Soft, MS Office, MS Excel, MS Word.
July, 1997 - PRO TEMPS - St. Louis, Missouri
July, 1998 Independent Contractor - worked various clerical and
administrative functions. Assignments included HR Assistant, Receptionist, data
entry, front office support for medical practice (Physical Therapy and Surgeon)
phone receptionist and note taker for physician meetings.
Sept, 1996 - INSITUFORM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. - Chesterfield, Missouri
Jul, 1997 Human Resources Assistant/Executive Secretary - Responsible
for providing clerical support, new hire/payroll input, benefits enrollment and
employment coordination supporting the Regional Vice President, Human Resources
and Payroll Supervisor. Duties required shorthand dictation, good written/commun
ication skills, word processing skills on Microsoft Word/Excel software programs
and JD Edwards AS/400.
Sept. 1995 - HUNTINGTON EAST VALLEY HOSPITAL - Glendora, California
Aug. 1996 Secretary (Education/Performance Improvement Department) -
Responsible for implementing/retrieving educational information in the Ed-U-Keep
software system for all staff in the hospital. Created documents using Microsof
t Word/Excel programs. Organize and maintain Education Director's schedule. Cros
s-trained in supporting Safety Officer in coordinating Safety Committee activiti
es and cross-trained in providing clerical support to the Utilization Management
Director in statistical reporting.
April,1995 - MED TEMPS - Pasadena, California
Aug., 1995 Receptionist/Secretary - Assigned various temporary assignments which
included clerical support for President, Human Resources Manager and various of
ficers within Company. Responsibilities include working the front desk as a rece
ptionist accepting employment applications and testing candidates for potential
employment. Schedule appointments, type offer letters, answer/route telephone ca
lls, make bank deposits, order office supplies and performed miscellaneous dutie
s as required.
Oct. 1994 - CHOICE PERSONNEL SERVICES - Hazelwood, Missouri
Dec. 1994 Receptionist - Responsible for answering multi-line switchboard system
, greet vendors/ visitors ensuring all personnel entering the Plant had safety g
lasses on, distributed employee payroll checks, distributed internal/U.S. mail,
perform clerical support to all managers in the plant using Microsoft Word and o
rdered office supplies.
June, 1991 - CORRECTIONAL MEDICAL SYSTEMS - Creve Coeur, Missouri
Sept, 1994 Administrative Secretary - processed automatic payroll system, take m
inutes for monthly meetings, perform various projects required by the Medical Ad
ministrator, taking inventory of medical supplies, assist Optometrist in distrib
uting and making small repairs to eye glasses,
scheduled eye appointments for eye clinic and counsel patients regarding eye gla
sses as necessary.
Independent Contractor Specialist - Responsible for tracking
and reviewing Independent Contractor (Medical Doctors/Dentists). Administered ne
w hire employee benefits for Medical Directors. Assist Compensation Analyst cond
uct salary surveys and Benefits Specialist in the administration of health and w
elfare benefits. Assisted Physician and Nurse Recruiters verify employment and p
erform reference/background
checks on potential candidates.
Oct. 1990 - MARITZ, INC - Fenton, Missouri
March 1991 Secretary B - Coordinated new hire orientation and processed
new hire paperwork. Set up interviews, tested applicants, and assisted recruiter
in reviewing personnel files. Coordinated network referral program and performe
d employment background checks.
Sept.1978 - SECURITY PACIFIC NATIONAL BANK - Los Angeles, California
July 1990 Personnel Assistant - Human Resources Department (9 years)-
Interpret/communicate policy and procedures for in-house clients ensuring consis
tent application and adherence to employee relations, compensation, employment a
nd benefits policies. Administer and input salary changes for exempt and non-exe
mpt employees which included processing all status
changes.
Benefits Transfer Coordinator (1 year) - Coordinated benefit premiums for active
and terminated employees. Responsible for answering benefit enrollment question
s providing good customer service in a stressful environment. Strong communicati
on and good math skills were required for calculating benefit premiums.
Senior Secretary (1 year) - Provide secretarial support to four officers and one
Division Head. Answer, route, screen incoming calls, schedule/ coordinate meeti
ngs, maintain appointment calendar, prepare benefit reports, processed business
expense claims for assigned staff, prepare all personnel forms for benefits divi
sion. Interpret company policy to all staff members in regards to personnel matt
ers and maintain personnel unit files for the division.
Senior Steno Clerk (6 mos.) - Provide clerical support to four officers. Job dut
ies included: act as a liaison between personnel department and Bank branches in
coordination of personnel paperwork and implement all payroll information and r
oute/answer incoming calls.
EDUCATION
GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Glendale, California
Secretarial Business Certificate