1. DEBORAH L. BURDGE
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Developed and maintained relationshipswithin all departments of campus and college,patients, and students ensuring
maximum learning, improvingskillscompetency, and instillinga strongdesirefor lifelonglearning.
Experienced in application of ACICS, ABHES, JCHACO, and CAAHEP accreditation requirements in programcertification,
development, retention, and placement, ensuringcompliancewithin all areasof online,blended, and campus-based
Dedicated team-player with excellent multi-taskingand problem-solvingskillsatall organizational levels.
Awarded Westwood College – Denver South and CACCS faculty of the year for 2013 (of 34 campuses nationwide).
Organized fundraising and community events on a monthly/quarterly basis to help supportstudent club activities,the
community, and provide healthcareand volunteer services.
Excellent computer skills in MS Word,Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher,Adobe Breeze, Campus Vue and Blackboard.
Annual volunteer and organizer for 9 News Health Fairs.Planned and managed a first-timefair with over 600 participants
at a new site location.
Proven ability to assess studentpotential and provided the necessary trainingto prepare them for a highly-desired position
in their field.
Strong supervisory skills,managingup to thirty employees in all facets of scheduling,hiring,and training,whileordering,
tracking,reporting, and maintainingsuperior levels of inventory and employee productivity.
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant(CCMA/NHA) and Registered Medical Assistant(RMA) with over 10 years’experience in
EDUCATION & MANAGEMENT
Served as ProgramManager for School of Healthcare,includingMedical Assistingand HealthcareOfficeManagement
students. Managed over 60% of campus’s students through counselling,monitoring,instruction,and scheduling.
Maintained attrition rateand planned changes for increasingadmission,retention, and placement of skilled and certified
Coordinated and supervised annual 9 News Health Fair serving600 clients and managing200 volunteers,far exceeding the
9 Health Careteams’ expectations.
Managed office and department budget to track usage and replacement of supplies and equipment, comingin more than
15% under budget for three consecutiveyears.
Participated in designingthecurriculum,coursematerial and teachingschedulefor Medical Ass isting,Phlebotomy and
Coordinated program applicationsand obtained approval for college’s Medical Assistingstudents to take certification
exams in both Medical Assistingand Phlebotomy through both AMT and NCCT.
Processed firstcampus application for a Pearson Vue testing center within Westwood campuses.Collaborated with other
campuses in the system resultingin 10 testing centers. Managed proctors and continuingauthorizations to offer this local
sitefor Pearson Vue, a third party certification testingagency that offers exams in over 200 areas.
In accordancewith company policies,prepared lesson plans,created tests/final exams,located and assembled resources,
and organized calendars to providea way for students and team to track the class progress and lessons.
Managed student records,trackingand entering data through required systems, and trackingskill competency for
certification purposes and followingprivacy regulationssuch as FERPA.
Evaluated individual potential of knowledge and abilities;trained new staff in company policies,skills,shiftmanagement,
and regulations surroundingthefield; allowing for easeof transition into position and company for employee, employer
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Volunteered at local middleand high schoolsto shareawareness of the importanceof college and regardingindividual,
popular educational fields.
As Extern Coordinator for ground Medical Assistingprogram,coordinated,placed,and supervised externs with a conversion
rate up to 80% over a three term period. Processed contracts and managed extern files under ACICS regulations.
As Career Service Advisor for onlinecampus,increased net employment by 17% within firstsix weeks of working with an
assigned student population by providingcareer development outreach, general employment, and industry-specific job
Developed and tailored nationwideprograms and resources to supportcareer obtainment and advancement for
undergraduate and graduatestudents, nationwideand internationally.
Counseled graduate and undergraduate students on career services,includingresumes,job search,interview skills,and
Evaluated effectiveness and determined appropriateplacement goals for followingyear school’s population,both meeting
and exceeding those numbers. Worked closely with all members of the Career Services team, collegecampuses, and
employers to ensure group/campus and employment/placement goals were met.
Performed research on specific career fields and created multipleresource documents that were utilized by the campus and
Admissions teams for the School of Justiceand School of Healthcare.
Organized career events, job fairs,and spoke to individual employers to determine the current job market, employers’
needs, and how to correlate students and graduates with those needs.
Created, edited, and provided weekly career serviceseminars,through Adobe Connect and in person, to providebasic job
search skillsand specific programs skills (such asutilizingBluebook for Paralegals).Coordinated presentations by experts in
the field,allowingstudents and grads to listen and speak to experts within their career fields. Utilized various methods of
notification of events, substantially increasingthenumber of students attending seminars.
Master of Management, Human Resource Emphasis,National American University,Denver, CO
Expected Graduation:Winter 2015, 3.9 GPA
Bachelor’s of Science, Applied Management Program, National American University,Co Springs,CO, 2010
Associate's of Science, Medical Assistant,Pikes Peak Community College, Co Springs,CO, 2000
Program Chair/Extern Coordinator,Westwood College– Denver South, Denver, CO 3/2012 – 05/2015
Career Service Advisor, Westwood College Online,Westminster, CO, 7/2010 – 3/2012
Instructor,Medical Assisting/MA-MAA, Pima Medical Institute,Denver, CO, 9/2008 – 7/2010
Instructor/ProgramAsst- Medical Assisting,Intellitec Medical Institute,Co Springs,CO, 4/2005 – 7/2008
Medical Assistant,ABC Pediatrics,Colorado Springs,CO,4/2005-9/2006
Theatre Manager, Carmike Cinemas,Colorado Springs,CO, 8/2003 - 10/2004
U.S. Navy, E-5, CTA2, Cryptologic Technician Administrative,1985-1994,HonorableDischarge
Awards: Good Conduct Awards, Joint ServiceAchievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon